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Archive for January 2017


News

Meeting a prospective employer for the first time can be a nerve-racking experience. There is the pressure to make a good first impression, give eloquent answers and ask thoughtful questions. One of the ways that Pacific prepares students for the career opportunities that lay ahead is through events where they can practice navigating interactions with […]

Making the Most of Career Development


  1. February 09,2017 at 6:17 am: DONNA BERG
    What a wonderful thing to do for these hard working students. Dinner and learning all at once. Great idea.

Spotlight

Pharmaceutics and parenting inspired Melanie A. Felmlee, PhD, assistant professor of pharmaceutics and medicinal chemistry, to pursue a grant for research of monocarboxylate transporters. Dr. Felmlee was awarded the 2017 American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy New Investigator Award (NIA) for her proposal entitled “Maturation and spatial expression of intestinal MCT1 in obesity.” Dr. Felmlee […]

Spotlight

“I never have to worry about what I want to do when I grow up because I’m doing it,” said Judi Jewett ’95, MA, CCC-SLP. For over two decades Jewett, president of Jewett and Associates, Inc., has worked in private practice and in schools as a speech-language pathologist. She believes, “Communication is a basic need […]

Alumni Spotlight: Judi Jewett ’95, MA, CCC-SLP


Outreach

On a brisk Saturday in October during Pacific Homecoming, 179 runners lined up at the starting line of the 11th annual Tiger Dash 5K and Half Mile Cub Run. Among the runners were a number of students from local schools. “This year our office was awarded a community grant through Kaiser Permanente to implement running […]

Spotlight

“I’ve always wanted to work in academia,” said Zhu “Kerrie” Zhou ’14, BPharm, PhD, assistant clinical professor of pharmaceutics and medicinal chemistry. She was inspired by her parents who are both professors. Through her parents she has observed the lasting impact a professor can have on the lives of his or her students. She shared […]

Faculty Spotlight: Zhu “Kerrie” Zhou ’14, BPharm, PhD


Spotlight

Carl L. Fairburn III ’10, PT, DPT, assistant professor of physical therapy, and Derek Isetti ’08, PhD, CCC-SLP, assistant professor of speech-language pathology, have teamed up for a research project to explore if respiratory muscle strength training (RMST), commonly used in physical therapy, can benefit patients who are having difficulty with speaking. For this study […]

Outreach

The lights dim, the curtain rises, the music begins to play — it is the sights and sounds that make going to the theater an unforgettable experience. Imagine if you had difficulty hearing the music or the actors and how that would impact your experience. The Pacific Hearing and Balance Center has collaborated with the […]

News

“We love what we do and we love doing it together as a family,” said Kevin Chan ’19. The spirit of camaraderie is interwoven throughout the rich history of the Alpha Psi chapter of Phi Delta Chi. In 2016 the chapter celebrated their 60th anniversary. This milestone was celebrated at the Alpha Psi Diamond Jubilee […]

Phi Delta Chi’s Alpha Psi Chapter Celebrates Their Diamond Anniversary


  1. February 02,2017 at 8:07 pm: Greg "The Animal" Matzen
    Let me add my plaudits to my Alpha Psi chapter of Phi Delta Chi. Dean Rowland and his First Lady, Helen, are woven deeep in the threads of my education and vocation. What a blessing to have been a student and officer of Alpha Psi while Dean Rowland over saw completion of a new campus North of the mighty Calaveras River, but serving as an Associate Professor as the second pharmacy law professor at the School of Pharmacy after beloved Brother Max Polinski and Director of Internships following in the Grand Poo Bah Ralph Saroyan's footsteps are honors and a privilege I shall always cherish. Thanks Pacific!! AAAE Brothers both now and forever!!!

Spotlight

“There is very little I have not seen clinically,” said Kenneth D. Billheimer, AuD. Between time spent as the owner of a private practice and working as an audiologist for the U.S. Army he has seen first-hand hearing loss from a wide range of causes. Dr. Billheimer is a clinical instructor for Pacific’s doctor of […]