Pacific University in the News: Mar. 23-29, 2012

Friday, March 30, 2012

2012 School Board Candidates
(Alaska Star [Eagle River] © 03/29/2012) - History alumnus David Nees

Real mayor's race might not start until after May primary
(Portland Tribune © 03/29/2012) - McCall Center director Jim Moore provides analysis.

College Notebook: Joe Deardorff tabbed an NCAA Academic All-American 
(Polk County Itemizer-Observer [Dallas, Ore.] © 03/29/2012) - Boxer and Cross Country student-athlete Joe Deardorff

The 'Titanic' Atkinson legacy
(News-Times [Forest Grove] © 03/28/2012) - A feature on the author of a recently released biography on one of Pacific's founders, George Atkinson.

Tickets still available for 52nd annual Pacific lu’au
(News-Times [Forest Grove] © 03/28/2012)

Woodburn School District is partnering with higher education 
(Woodburn Independent © 03/28/2012) - University mention: College of Education's Noyce Scholarship and STEM Pathways program.

Last chance at Cawein art exhibit this week
(News-Times [Forest Grove] © 03/28/2012) - Kathrin Cawein Gallery of Art exhibit.

Simon LeVay to discuss The Science of Sexual Orientation on Thursday, April 5
(OregonLive.com  © 03/27/2012) - Dr. LeVay's lecture presented by Pacific Psychology Club, others.

People on the Move
(Portland Business Journal online © 03/27/2012) - Cassie McVeety named Vice President for University Advancement.

10 Things Your iPad Won't Say
(SmartMoney © 03/26/2012) - Optometry professor and Vision Performance Institute director Jim Sheedy provides analysis. Republished by the Huffington Post.

At Our Best (March 26)
(Corvallis Gazette-Times © 03/26/2012) - Dean's List announcement: Kelcy Gillen.

Pacific University names Cassie S. McVeety vice president for university advancement 
(OregonLive.com  © 03/26/2012)

Pam Houston, fiction writer, to read at WCCC as part of the Visiting Author Series 
(Warren Reporter [N.J.] © 03/25/2012) - MFA in Writing instructor Pam Houston.

Mac's Porter wraps up at NCAA swim meet today
(McMinnville - News Register © 03/24/2012) - Boxers and Swimming student-athletes Katie Porter and Amanda Clark.

Dean's List
(Newport News © 03/23/2012) - Honoree Elizabeth Waley.

New optometry family practice open in Andover
(Coon Rapids Herald [Minn.] © 03/23/2012) - Optometry alumnus Don Herde.