Spring 2014

Smiles All Around

Several hundred Northern California children left with brighter smiles after receiving free dental check-ups and oral health screenings offered by the Arthur A. Dugoni School of Dentistry. As part of the American Dental Association’s Give Kids a Smile initiative, the school hosted oral health events at sites in Stockton, San Francisco and Union City. Faculty, students, residents and staff volunteered their time at the outreach programs and provided thousands of dollars in oral health services to the public.

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The Pacific Paradox

Of course the world has changed. It’s bigger, louder and faster. It’s more complex. It’s more volatile and chaotic, more detached and indifferent. Yet, ironically, the world may also feel smaller and more personal, particularly online where people can operate in more virtual shared space than ever before.

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Melanie and Richard Lundquist: Part of the Dugoni School Family

In most real estate transactions in San Francisco, the buyers and sellers part ways after a few weeks or months, ending their brief relationship with a metaphorical handshake—never to cross paths again. But that’s not the case with Melanie and Richard Lundquist, the former owners of the building that houses the new downtown campus at 155 Fifth Street.

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Pacific’s New San Francisco Campus

A state-of-the-art home of learning, teaching, patient care and research, the University’s new campus at 155 Fifth Street offers 395,000 total square feet on seven floors, plus a basement. The building features flexible learning environments and state-of-the-art health clinics, research labs and communal spaces.

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Maureen Valley | Dental Health Ambassador

Dr. Maureen Valley’s life seems like a precision juggling act. “I have lots of different interests—maybe that’s a blessing, and maybe that’s a curse.”

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Reunion Classes Support Student Success Through Generous Gifts

The spirit of philanthropy was on full display during the Alumni Recognition Luncheon at the 115th Annual Alumni Meeting held March 7 at the Fairmont Hotel in San Francisco.

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In Transit

As I reflect on the past few months, Janus captures the spirit of this season of movement and change. We are in transit. And, our transition gives us the opportunity to look both forwards and backwards.

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