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Uganda: Lots of languages and lots of walking

By Chris Yankowski ’19 Major: International Relations Hometown: Windham, New Hampshire When Dr. Herrin of the School of International Studies mentioned that he would be taking a small group of students to Uganda this summer, I knew that I had to be one of them. As an international relations major, I have always had a…

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Students get a taste of Italy

By Giulianne Pate ’19 Major: Sociology Hometown: Los Gatos, CA Over the summer I had the incredible opportunity to travel to Italy with Pacific’s language professors and take part in a six-week immersion program that allowed me to advance my knowledge of Italian culture and the Italian language. I wanted to connect with my Italian…

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Library’s Cube adds new dimensions to creative expression

The renovation of the University Library will transform it from a traditional place where students check out materials or read documents to a multi-functional gathering-research-maker space for 21st century innovation and learning. COP’s new multi-disciplinary program, Media X, will have a featured space called the Studio on the library’s main floor. Construction on the 1,000-square-foot…

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Economics major learns problem-solving in Washington

By Miguel Perez ’18 Major: Mathematical Economics Hometown: Manteca, CA During my summer internship in Washington, D.C, I have worked on two projects to organize documents and data for the Federal Housing Finance Agency. My first project was to create a library where my coworkers can find historical documents effortlessly. I read about 200 documents,…

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Not your average summer camp

By Allison Jones, Olivia Sue and Sara Warix Field Camp is a six-week capstone course in how to be a professional field geologist. We are part of a group of seven Pacific geology students who got to travel to Park City, Utah to attend the Wasatch-Uinta Field Camp. During camp, we travel to various field…