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    University of the Pacific – Summer High School Institute: Health and Science programs

    University of the Pacific – Summer High School Institute: Health and Science programs


    • Listing Type: Summer Programs
    • Program Delivery: Residential
    • Provided By: College
    • Category: Healthcare
    • Sub-Categories: Economics, Engineering, Arts, Healthcare
    • Selective: No
    • Career Clusters: Health Science
    • Credit Awarded: No
    • Call: (209) 932-3263
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    Students in the Pacific High School Summer Institute will learn from college faculty in small, personalized learning environments that are the hallmark of a Pacific education. The non-credit programs emphasize hands-on, real-world learning and team-oriented collaborations, taught in Pacific’s labs, studios, fields and makerspaces. Graduates will receive a certificate from California’s first and oldest university.

    Institute participants will select one of the following pre-college summer program offerings. Here are a few programs that we offer! 

    Biology of Cities

    Urban environments are expanding rapidly. Nearly 5 billion people worldwide and over 80% of Americans now live in cities. Get hands-on experience conducting biological science in an urban environment by using the Stockton campus as a petri dish to collect and analyze animal behavior data. Students can continue their research after the Summer Institute by participating in a citizen science program.

    Finding a Cure for Cancer

    Join our biochemists in their labs as you work alongside them to find a cure for cancer. Learn how to design and perform experiments that will create new drugs and delivery systems to combat disease.

    Please visit our website for more information on our programs!