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    University of the Pacific joins immigration lawsuit against federal government. The suit seeks to prevent international students from being forced to leave U.S. if their schools operate entirely online. more

    https://www.pacific.edu/about-pacific/newsroom/2020/july-2020/university-of-the-pacific-joins-immigration-lawsuit-against-federal-government.html
    “Calliope” celebrates half-century of showcasing student art and literature

    University of the Pacific’s student-run literary and arts magazine, “Calliope,” marked its 50th anniversary this spring by overcoming social-distancing challenges posed by the COVID-19 pandemic to produce its first all-digital edition.  more

    https://www.pacific.edu/about-pacific/newsroom/2020/july-2020/calliope-celebrates-50-years-of-showcasing-student-art-and-literature.html

    Pacific welcomes five new students from across the country to the Powell Scholars Program, which develops responsible leaders who excel academically and take the initiative to understand and serve the university and local and global communities.  more

    https://www.pacific.edu/about-pacific/newsroom/2020/june-2020/pacific-welcomes-new-group-of-powell-scholars-.html
    Pacific political science graduate organizes BLM street mural

    Pacific political science graduate Ameer Othman organized volunteers to paint a temporary Black Lives Matter street mural on Argonne Drive near Victory Park in Stockton.  more

    https://www.pacific.edu/about-pacific/newsroom/2020/june-2020/pacific-political-science-graduate-organizes-blm-street-mural.html
    Alumnus’ documentary chronicles the dangers of vaping

    Chris Schueler ’78 has produced a powerful documentary called “Vape.” He spoke about that work, and health issues involved with vaping, e-cigarettes and traditional cigarettes, during a recent virtual forum sponsored by the Pacific Alumni Association. more

    https://www.pacific.edu/about-pacific/newsroom/2020/june-2020/alumnus-documentary-chronicles-the-dangers-of-vaping.html

    Pacific’s Open Educational Resources (OER) program continues to save students money on the cost of textbooks. The total savings for the previous three academic years (2017-2020) is $442,000.  more

    https://www.pacific.edu/about-pacific/newsroom/2020/june-2020/oer-program.html
    Psychology study looks for insight into coping with social distancing

    Carla Strickland-Hughes and her research partner at UC Riverside, Rachel Wu, have received a $132,000 National Science Foundation (NSF) grant to study risk and resilience in terms of social distancing among people 18 years and older. more

    https://www.pacific.edu/about-pacific/newsroom/2020/june-2020/psychology-study-looks-for-insight-into-coping-with-social-distancing.html

    University of the Pacific senior Ravi Prasad and first-year student Estefany Torres competed as two of the best college debaters in the country in a special showcase of the National Forensics Association. more

    https://www.pacific.edu/about-pacific/newsroom/2020/june-2020/pacific-debaters-enjoy-spotlight.html
    Media X graduate shares pandemic impact through his lens

    Media X graduate Jon Sosidka discovered his passion for filmmaking at Pacific and used his skills to help his hometown during the pandemic. more

    https://www.pacific.edu/about-pacific/newsroom/2020/june-2020/media-x-graduate-shares-pandemic-impact-through-his-lens.html