Jan. 11-17, 2013

Pacific University in the News


Beaverton RobotChiX have perfected teamwork for state Lego robotics competition
(The Oregonian © 01/17/2013) - Girls Gather for Computer Science campers share common interest, build robot for competition. 

Smith takes a 'purposeful pause'
(Portland Tribune © 01/17/2013) - Politics & Government instructor and Tom McCall Center for Policy Innovation director Jim Moore provides analysis. 

iPad apps help students overcome roadblocks to algebra
(Salem Statesman Journal © 01/17/2013) - College of Education faculty contribute with Willamette, Western Oregon and George Fox universities in development of math applications for students. 

Bandon News in Brief
(Bandon Western World © 01/17/2013) - Optometry alumna Nicole Rush Erenfeld to present at 10th annual Women's Health Day in Bandon. 

Woodinville Rep presents ‘Bold Grace: The Voyages of the Pirate O’Malley’
(Woodinville Weekly [Wash.] © 01/16/2013) - Alumna Ashley Schalow's play presented by Woodinville Repertory Theatre. 

Only Hayes certain to run again
(Forest Grove News-Times © 01/16/2013) - Center for a Sustainable Society director and former Arts & Sciences dean John Hayes. 

Japanese cooking class to raise funds for Forest Grove's sister cities program
(The Oregonian © 01/16/2013) - Professor Kazuko Ikeda teaches hands-on Japanese culinary class. 

School Notes
(Forest Grove News-Times © 01/16/2013) - University mention: Hap Hingston Invitational hosted by Pacific University Speech Team. 

Community school buying its building
(Forest Grove News-Times © 01/16/2013) - University mention: Art professor Terry O'Day's involvement with Forest Grove Community School. 

Something stinks in North Plains: the county's composting politics
(Forest Grove News-Times © 01/16/2013) - Opinion piece by Professor Emeritus Russ Dondero. 

Gandhi's grandson to visit
(Forest Grove News-Times © 01/16/2013) - Arun Gandhi to speak at Pacific University. 

Talking state workers’ issues on OPB
(Salem Statesman Journal online/Oregon Public Broadcasting "Think Out Loud" © 01/15/2013) - Politics & Government instructor and Tom McCall Center for Policy Innovation director Jim Moore provides analysis. 

Free eye exams offered Tuesday in East Portland
(The Oregonian © 01/15/2013) - College of Optometry's mobile eye clinic provides complimentary vision screenings. Care administered by optometry students, faculty and staff. 

Free eye exams Monday, Tuesday for low-income, uninsured, underinsured Oregonians
(The Oregonian  © 01/14/2013) - College of Optometry's mobile eye clinic provides complimentary vision screenings. Care administered by optometry students, faculty and staff. 

Public invited to join Pacific University on Jan. 21 to celebrate legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.
(OregonLive.com © 01/14/2013) 

Wilcoxson surprises everyone on her way to silver at nationals
(Velo News © 01/14/2013) - Alumna Jade Wilcoxson (Physical Therapy) wins a silver medal at mountain biking competition. 

Hermiston to Swear In New Mayor, Councilors Tonight
(KVEWTV.com [Kennewick, Wash.] © 01/14/2013) - Optometry alumnus David Drotzmann sworn in as mayor of Hermiston, Ore. 

CES Increases Emphasis on Health and Fitness, Including Greater Focus on Digital Eye Strain
(Vision Monday © 01/14/2013) - Optometry professor and Vision Performance Institute director Jim Sheedy serves as a panelist on the clinical aspects of 3D vision at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas.  

Different strokes
(Hawaii Tribune-Herald [Hilo] © 01/12/2013) - Standout high school swimming student-athlete Beth Tsuha considering Pacific. 

Free physicals planned this week in Portland and Cornelius
(The Oregonian  © 01/12/2013) - College of Optometry's mobile eye clinic provides complimentary vision screenings. Care administered by optometry students, faculty and staff. 

Oregon Gov. John Kitzhaber upbeat as he prepares for a difficult legislative session
(The Oregonian © 01/12/2013) - Professor Emeritus Russ Dondero provides analysis. 

Business community spurs Pacific U. move
(Portland Business Journal © 01/11/2013) - College of Business featured. 

Brakebush Breaks Boxers' Slide With Three-Point Barrage
(OregonLive.com © 01/11/2013) - Men's Basketball team defeats Pacific Lutheran. 

Weekend Best Bets: Jan. 11, 2013
(Daily Astorian © 01/11/2013) - University mention: MFA in Writing readings.

Portland playwright Sue Mach debuts two plays on the same night
(The Oregonian  © 01/11/2013) - Alumna Sue Mach (English). 

Forest Grove Fire and Rescue gains new team member
(Forest Grove Leader/Oregonian online © 01/11/2013) - Alumnus and former Outback director Chad Toomey.  

My OPB political chat: What Greg Walden gets out of trillion-dollar coin bill, why Oregon GOP job is so tough
(Oregonian online/Oregon Public Broadcasting  © 01/11/2013) - Politics & Government instructor and Tom McCall Center for Policy Innovation director Jim Moore provides analysis.


Posted by Joe Lang (jlang@pacificu.edu) on Jan 18, 2013 at 5:28 PM

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