Pacific University in the News: June 16-29, 2014

Monday, June 30, 2014

 

Ending gun violence: The faithful choice means reducing easy access to powerful weapons (guest opinion)
(Forest Grove Leader/Hillsboro Argus/Oregonian © 06/27/2014) - Commentary by incoming Center for Peace & Spirituality director Rev. Chuck Currie. 

Beekman, Cox close out careers at LSB
(Beaverton Valley Times © 06/26/2014) - Future Boxer and Football student-athlete Alex Beekman. 

Fleskes steps down after four-decade career
(Forest Grove News-Times © 06/26/2014) - Alumnus and former student-athlete Adrian Shipley. 

Q&A: Recently retired Hillsboro elementary P.E. teacher Jeff Wehrman describes career convincing kids to like exercise
(Hillsboro Argus/Forest Grove Leader/Oregonian © 06/26/2014) - Alumnus and former Baseball student-athlete Jeff Wehrman. 

'Dry Eyes, Ocular Allergies' is topic of RiverView's June 26 Health Luncheon
(Crookston [Minn.] Daily Times  © 06/25/2014) - Optometry alumni Matt Forgit and Angie Smith. 

U.S. issues become clear at international gathering
(Forest Grove News-Times © 06/25/2014) - History professor Martha Rampton discusses subject matter of recent international conference on gender equality. 

The last interview: Peaches Geldof on fame, heroin and Elliot Smith
(The Spectator [UK] © 06/21/2014) - An interview of the late Peaches Geldof conducted by Psychology professor Todd Schultz (Arts & Sciences). The Oregonian’s Jeff Baker called it one of his “five great weekend reads.”

Coming of Age: US Soccer Fans
(Sports Illustrated © 06/21/2014) - Politics & Government associate professor and department chair Jules Boykoff provides analysis. 

Supporters gather in Del Mar for launch of local authorâ€(tm)s book of memoir poems
(Del Mar [Calif.] Times © 06/20/2014) - MFA in Writing alumna Mai-Lon Gittelsohn ’12. 

Think Out Loud: The Social And Economic Effects Of The World Cup
(Oregon Public Broadcasting © 06/19/2014) - Politics & Government associate professor and department chair Jules Boykoff provides analysis. 

Making Sense of Brazil’s World Cup Protests
(Next City © 06/19/2014) - Politics & Government associate professor and department chair Jules Boykoff provides analysis. 

Shipley sizzles in sophomore seasons
(Forest Grove News-Times © 06/18/2014) - Cross Country/Track & Field student-athlete Tyler Shipley. 

Biz kudos
(Moultrie News [Mt. Pleasant, S.C.] © 06/18/2014) - Alumnus Anthony Detyens Doar. 

Partnership saves severe-weather shelter
(Forest Grove News-Times © 06/18/2014) - University’s Career Development Center and Social Work program help provide staffing support for the local United Church of Christ’s Severe Weather Shelter. 

Pacific arts center feted as top facility in nation
(Forest Grove News-Times © 06/18/2014) - Taylor-Meade Performing Arts Center. 

Forest Grove Community School: waiting list grows for district's charter school
(Forest Grove Leader/Hillsboro Argus/Oregonian © 06/16/2014) - Art professor Terry O’Day noted as a co-founder of the highly popular Forest Grove Community School. Education associate professor Anita Zijdemans-Boudreau discusses the value of the charter school’s philosophy. 

Morning News: Political Expert Jim Moore
(FM News 101 KXL © 06/16/2014) - Politics & Government instructor and Tom McCall Center for Policy Innovation director Jim Moore provides analysis.

 

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