SoMa: A Neighborhood on the Move

Diverse and dynamic are two words that describe the South of Market (SoMa) neighborhood, which has grown into an incredibly vibrant district of residents, cultural organizations and businesses. It bustles with world-class museums, shopping, dining, convention space, hotels, housing and educational institutions, the most recent of which is Pacific’s new campus.

Building Bridges with Students from China, Turkey and Egypt

The Arthur A. Dugoni School of Dentistry’s international ties were strengthened this fall as the school hosted several groups of dental students as part of its cross-cultural exchange programs.

Rite of Passage Includes Community Service

New students experienced a rite of passage in early August—the first-year retreat—with a new twist. This year, in addition to the traditional team-building activities and inspirational lectures, the students participated in a variety of community service projects.