Multilingual training pays off in trip to Panama

In our recent visit to Panama City, Panama for the Harvard World Model United Nations Conference — the largest collegiate Model United Nations conference in the world — we put our language skills to tremendous use. From knowing how to get to and from a destination, to being able to ask where the bathroom was, … Continue reading Multilingual training pays off in trip to Panama

Professors to teach in Spain next summer

By KAYLEE WEBSTER Next year, two Pacific faculty members will teach in Spain. Professors Amy Smith will teach travel writing in Madrid and Professor Chris Goff will teach mathematics in Valencia. It is part of a push from International Programs and Services to get more Pacific faculty teaching abroad, an experience that enriches not only … Continue reading Professors to teach in Spain next summer

Interning in Uganda gives student new perspective on career plans

By Lonnae Hohman '19 Major: Health, Exercise & Sport Science Home: Humboldt County, California My experience here in Uganda has been very interesting and eye-opening. I’ve always been interested (slightly obsessed) with learning more about different cultures throughout Africa, so I jumped at the opportunity to intern in Uganda when it arose. I’m here with … Continue reading Interning in Uganda gives student new perspective on career plans

Uganda: Lots of languages and lots of walking

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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 … Continue reading Uganda: Lots of languages and lots of walking

“This is challenging!” – Getting used to Uganda

Lake Victoria Botanical Gardens

By Brianna Tracy '18 Major: Health, Exercise and Sport Sciences Uganda is a country full of interesting people, food, and overall atmosphere. I have been here for over a month now and can honestly say it’s felt like a roller coaster. I like to think of it this way because although you may be scared … Continue reading “This is challenging!” – Getting used to Uganda

New Phi Beta Kappa members initiated

Twelve new members of Pacific’s Phi Beta Kappa Society chapter were inducted May 12 at Raymond Great Hall. Another three members who were inducted in 2016 also received their pins at the ceremony. Phi Beta Kappa is the oldest and best-known academic society in the United States. It was founded in 1776 at William & … Continue reading New Phi Beta Kappa members initiated