University of the Pacific

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I Have A Voice: Dr. Gene Bigler

Dr. Gene Bigler a visiting professor of International Relations at the University of the Pacific, and retired member of the U.S. Foreign Service; is a passionate man about Latin America’s culture and history. Continue reading

Women`s Month: University of the Pacific brings Filmmaker

Stockton- CA, As part of the Women`s History Month activities at the University of the Pacific, acclaimed writer and producer of  the documentary “Miss Representation”, Jennifer Siebel Newsom, led a discussion  after  the screening of her film at the Janet Leigh Theatre on Tuesday, March 13. Continue reading

Women in the Bible

STOCKTON, CA –    Thursday April 7 in University of the Pacific’s Biology Building room 101 Sarah Shectman, an expert on the Pentateuch and women in the Bible, will lead a discussion on  “Women’s Status in Biblical Israel” at 7 p.m. Following her discussion will be a question and answer session. The event is free and open to the public. Continue reading

Confirmed: Vicente Fox comes to Pacific

Stockton, CA
Patrick Giblin / University of the Pacific
Special to Bilingual Weekly

Vicente Fox, the former president of Mexico, will be the keynote speaker at University of the Pacific’s 2011 Commencement Ceremony at 9 a.m. May 7. He will be the first former head of state to speak at a Pacific graduation ceremony. Continue reading

Stockton, not so miserable for those who live here

Stockton, CA / Bilingual Weekly

Forbes —one of America’s most respected business magazine— looked at 10 statistics for the 200 largest U.S. metropolitan areas… and decided Stockton was, for a second time in the last three years, the armpit of America.

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Third Stars’ scholarships bestowed

Stockton, CA / Bilingual Weekly

Four University of the Pacific engineering students received a little help from above on Thursday, January 13, 2011.

The Jose Hernandez Reaching for the Stars Foundation —a nonprofit organization founded by just-retired NASA Astronaut and 1985 Pacific Graduate Jose Hernandez— awarded a $500 scholarship to each student during a noon ceremony at the Pacific’s Chamber Technology Center. Continue reading

Chemistry & Victorian Christmas mix at Pacific

Michael Faraday (photo wikipedia)

Stockton, CA / Bilingual Weekly

Professors from University of the Pacific’s Chemistry Department will treat the community to a Victorian-era Christmas tradition – they will blow things up, turns things into orange and black and then explain how they did it. Continue reading

U.S. Senate to ponder dream

Stockton vigil

Stockton, CA / Bilingual Weekly
Last night, December 6, 2010, Latinos gathered in vigils all over the nation to send a message to the Senate as they ponder on the future of the DREAM Act on two separate bills that seek to give an opportunity of legalization to undocumented college students and in the military. Continue reading

AIDS Awareness Week starts tonight

Stockton, CA / Bilingual Weekly
Starting today, November 29, 2010, the San Joaquin AIDS Foundation & AIDSWalk San Joaquin are hosting their first of two San Joaquin Art 4 AIDS Project —free and open to the public— events. Continue reading

Astronauts blast off at Pacific

Stockton, CA / Bilingual Weekly

The Jose Hernandez Science Blast 2010 at the University of the Pacific included an actual blast, loud and clear, that could be heard well beyond the campus. Continue reading

Dolores rocks alma mater

Stockton, CA / Bilingual Weekly

National labor activist and cofounder of the United Farm Workers (UFW) union, Dolores Huerta, made two significant visits to her hometown this past week: to her alma mater,  the University of the Pacific, and to the San Joaquin Delta College. Continue reading

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