Pacific University in the News: April 1-6, 2014

Friday, May 23, 2014

 

Program 'heartbeat' makes Ducks stronger
(Eugene Register-Guard © 04/06/2014) - Alumnus and former Football student-athlete Jim Radcliffe leads strength and conditioning for the University of Oregon Ducks. 

Pacific University lu'au lasts one day, but planning and preparations run all year
(Forest Grove Leader/Hillsboro Argus/Oregonian © 04/05/2014) 

'Walking to Forest Grove' author Ken Bilderback shares five weird facts about local history
(Forest Grove Leader/Hillsboro Argus/Oregonian © 04/05/2014) - University history involving alumni Harvey Scott and Russell McKichan referenced by local author. 

Mindfulness in policing: Hillsboro cops forge revolutionary path with meditation training
(The Oregonian/Hillsboro Argus © 04/04/2014) - Professional Psychology professor Michael Christopher co-creates a training program for local police department and analyzes the results. 

Teaching math in Cape Town leaves lasting impression on Pacific University professor
(Forest Grove Leader/Oregonian © 04/04/2014) 

Hillsboro School District looks at tablets, Centro Cultural de Washington County gets grant for theater program: School Notes
(Forest Grove Leader/Hillsboro Argus/Oregonian © 04/04/2014) - Theatre Department partners with Centro Cultural; Reza Karimi named School of Pharmacy dean. 

Deschutes County's recall history; Tuesday's recall was the first in 12 years; but at least a dozen have taken place since 1967
(Bend Bulletin © 04/04/2014) - Politics & Government instructor and Tom McCall Center for Policy Innovation director Jim Moore provides analysis. 

First Friday dinner, wine tastings and local live music: Forest Grove happenings
(Forest Grove Leader/Oregonian © 04/04/2014) - Performing Arts Series featuring Courtbouillon promoted. 

Vern Rutsala: Marvin Bell's 'Rutsala at the Microphone' honors the late poet
(The Oregonian © 04/04/2014) - MFA in Writing faculty member Marvin Bell. 

Pacific University students practice poi, hula and more  performances for upcoming lu'au (video)
(Forest Grove Leader/Oregonian © 04/03/2014) 

Growing Aloha Community Library moves to larger space near Bales Thriftway
(Beaverton Leader/Oregonian © 04/03/2014) - Pacific University Library donates shelves for Aloha library. 

Residence hall designed for connections, efficiency
(Forest Grove News-Times © 04/02/2014) 

Pacific coach will retire at season's end
(Forest Grove News-Times © 04/02/2014) - Softball coach Tim Hill. 

Lifting up Women
(Forest Grove News-Times © 04/02/2014) - Alumna and former student-athlete Judy Glenney. 

Pacific professor displays, discusses photos
(Forest Grove News-Times © 04/02/2014) - Art assistant professor Jim Flory. 

The social safety net: Think locally, as in Washington County (guest opinion)
(Forest Grove Leader/Hillsboro Argus/Oregonian © 04/02/2014) - Opinion by Social Work associate professor Jessica Ritter. 

Pacific University luau coverage: what do you want to know?
(Forest Grove Leader/Oregonian © 04/02/2014) 

'Climate change' warms Metro, Cornelius, Forest Grove
(Forest Grove News-Times © 04/02/2014) - University cited for regional breadth. 

Art briefs
(Forest Grove News-Times © 04/02/2014) - MFA in Writing alumna Robbie Pock leads writing workshop. 

Pacific plans include Starbucks in the fall
(Forest Grove News-Times © 04/02/2014) - University Center refresh. 

Pacific University students plan art auction event to raise money for children's cancer research
(Forest Grove Leader/Hillsboro Argus/Oregonian © 04/01/2014) 

Pacific University's Hawaiian Club prepares for 2014 Lu'au
(Forest Grove Leader/Oregonian © 04/01/2014) 

Stopping stereotypes: Pacific University professor debunks American assumptions about the Middle East
(Forest Grove Leader/Oregonian © 04/01/2014) - Philosophy professor Dave Boersema.

Answering Jimmy Carter's call to action (guest opinion)
(Forest Grove Leader/Oregonian © 04/01/2014) - Opinion by incoming Center for Peace & Spirituality director and university chaplain Chuck Currie. Rev. Currie references the Center for Gender Equity's Take Back the Night event.

College News
(Issaquah Press © 04/01/2014) - Dean's List honoree Mariah McHolland. 

 

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