University of the Pacific

Academic Minute
5:00 am
Mon March 31, 2014

Dr. Craig Vierra, University of the Pacific - The Race to Replicate Spider Silk

Despite all the advances in technology, Mother Nature remains our most skilled engineer.

Dr. Craig Vierra, professor and assistant chair of the University of the Pacific's College of Biological Sciences, is working on a way to replicate spider silk. 

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Academic Minute
5:00 am
Fri October 26, 2012

Dr. Amy Smith, University of the Pacific – The Appeal of Jane Austen’s Characters

In today’s Academic Minute, Dr. Amy Smith of the University of the Pacific probes the international appeal of the characters that populate the work of Jane Austen.

Amy Smith is an associate professor of English at the University of the Pacific in Stockton, California. In addition to a course in technical communication, she also teaches a popular course on Jane Austen.

About Dr. Smith

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