De la Peña’s new book brings message of “Love”

Newbery Medal-winning author Matt de la Peña’s new children’s book, “Love,” started as a way to counter the divisiveness in America, but he says the message grew into something bigger. “You could say that “Love” is a newer version of that famous ‘Oh, the Places You’ll Go!’” de la Peña said. “Love,” written by de la…

Pacific goes inside LinkedIn

More than 120 students and alumni from University of the Pacific got a rare behind-the-scenes look inside one of tech’s biggest names, LinkedIn. Pacific Alumnus John Orofino ’09, who manages a group of strategic business accounts for LinkedIn Corporation, organized the Jan. 23 visit at the company’s sales, marketing and operations office in downtown San…

art car

Alumni support drives art car project

Art students at University of the Pacific will take their skills out for a spin this winter and design an art car. The artists will design, prep and paint a 1982 BMW 320, following the same road paved by celebrated artists such as Andy Warhol, Alexander Calder and Roy Lichtenstein.  Along the way, students will learn…