Pacific Health, Exercise and Sports Sciences students enjoy big presence at national conference

At the end of May, 32 students from Pacific’s Department of Health, Exercise and Sports Sciences Department attended the American College of Sports Medicine’s annual meeting in Minneapolis. ACSM is known for its collaborative research involving 50,000 members and certified professionals that share the common interest of improving health worldwide. Pacific sent the largest group … Continue reading Pacific Health, Exercise and Sports Sciences students enjoy big presence at national conference

Digital Delta fellows recreate lost Little Manila in virtual reality game

An on-going research project at University of the Pacific makes history real for students by combining digital technology, the arts and sciences to build a virtual model of a Stockton community that was destroyed nearly 50 years ago in the name of progress. Click on the photo above to see the multi-media story.

Pacific alumnus Ulrich screens “Billy Boy” in Modesto

Casting director and producer Robert Ulrich '76 releases his film, "Billy Boy" in theaters and on iTunes Friday, June 15. The film follows a young boy named Billy Forsetti, played by Blake Jenner ("Glee"), who spends his evenings committing crimes and stealing cars with his friends. But after one of his friends is found dead, Billy attempts … Continue reading Pacific alumnus Ulrich screens “Billy Boy” in Modesto

What to watch for in the United States’ summit with North Korea

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President Trump is meeting with North Korea’s leader Kim Jong Un in Singapore. It is the first time leaders from the two countries have ever met. Pacific political science professor Daniel O’Neill, who specializes in economic globalization and Asian politics, shares his thoughts on what he’ll look for in this historic summit. Q: What are … Continue reading What to watch for in the United States’ summit with North Korea

Media X program director promotes upcoming film project at Cannes

It is the dream of many filmmakers to walk the red carpet at the Cannes Film Festival. In May, Media X Program Director Kevin Pontuti was at the festival to promote his new film, generate interest in two new projects and gain film business experience he will share with his students. “It's the biggest film … Continue reading Media X program director promotes upcoming film project at Cannes

COP awards and recognition

Ken Albala, Professor of History, has been appointed as a visiting distinguished scholar at the Folger Shakespeare Library in Washington, D.C., as a part of the interdisciplinary collaborative research project "Before 'Farm to Table': Early Modern Foodways and Cultures," which is supported by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation. Martín Camps, Professor of Latin American Studies and Modern Languages … Continue reading COP awards and recognition

May the odds be ever in your favor

We're celebrating National Flip a Coin Day, an opportunity to think about probability, risk and randomness. Coin tosses are often used to settle disputes, make decisions or determine who goes first in a game. Because coin flip outcomes are random, they're thought of as a fair and impartial way to break an impasse. But is … Continue reading May the odds be ever in your favor