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Chemistry duo honored for student-faculty research

Alec Follmer ’14 and Dr. Jianhua Ren have been selected as recipients of the 2014 Hoefer Prize for Student-Faculty Research. Follmer, who graduated from Pacific in May of 2014 with a degree in Biochemistry, has been collaborating on research with Dr. Ren since his sophomore year. During their work together, Dr. Ren advised Follmer on…

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Conference brings the write stuff to Pacific

Join authors, publishers and agents for a series of workshops and presentations on everything from plots to publishing at the Second Annual Conference on Creative Writing. The three-day conference will feature authors, publishers, and agents from across the United States, including keynote speaker James Rollins, the New York Times bestselling author of “The Eye of…

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Professors honored for distinguished service

The College of the Pacific is pleased to announce the winners of the Stephen E. Corson Award for Distinguished Teaching of Freshmen and the Faye and Alex Spanos Distinguished Teaching Award. The Corson Award goes to a faculty member who has demonstrated extraordinary skill at and commitment toward teaching, mentoring, and advising first year students.…

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Come fly with COP: Students spend their summers abroad

University of the Pacific offers students the chance to study at universities and colleges around the world, but for some of our students, the adventure of a lifetime doesn’t have to wait until the Fall 2014 semester. College of the Pacific is currently holding three summer immersion programs abroad in China, Italy, and France. We’ll…

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COP Quick-Takes, Volume 2: Return of the Quick-Takes

Social Sciences Psychology faculty and students presented research at the 94th Annual Convention of the Western Psychological Associationin April in Portland, Ore. Tyler Nighbor ’14, Katrina Bettencourt ’16, Audrey Campbell ’16, Brittany Olisar ’14 and Carolynn Kohn, Psychology, presented the poster “Investigating the effects of repeated measures on infant moral choices”…Tyler Nighbor ’14, Emily Metz ’14,…

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COP grad earns Phi Kappa Phi Fellowship

Sarah Wong, Biological Sciences ’14, distinguished herself during four years of study at Pacific as a Powell Scholar, the recipient of a prestigious Goldwater Fellowship and a Pacific Summer Research Fellowship, a member of Phi Beta Kappa and Phi Kappa Phi, and one of three Outstanding Seniors for the Department of Biological Sciences. However, Sarah…