Pacific University in the News: April 12-25, 2013


Former U.S. Ambassador Shirley L. Abbott of El Paso dies at 88
(El Paso Times [Texas] © 04/25/2013) - Alumnus and former U.S. Ambassador to Lesotho Shirley L. Abbott. Also appeared in the Las Cruces (N.M.) Sun.

Pacific University seniors present capstone projects
( © 04/25/2013)

Turning the page at Ronan Eye Clinic: a new chapter
(Char-Koosta News [Pablo, Mont.] © 04/25/2013) - Optometry alumni Marcus Simonich, OD, and James Ofstad, OD.

Music in motion
(Forest Grove News-Times © 04/24/2013) - Advance preview of the university's DanceWorks X.

Placer football roundup: Hillmen holding highlight film night Thursday
(Auburn Journal [Calif.] © 04/24/2013) - Future Boxer and Football student-athlete Tony Suverkropp.

Hagaman, McGann headed to Pacific
(Molalla Pioneer © 04/24/2013) - Future Boxers and student-athletes Bradley Hagaman (Men's Basketball) and Alex McGann (Football).

Foelker inducted into ADs Hall of Fame
(Clackamas Review © 04/24/2013) - Alumnus Bill Foelker inducted into Oregon High School Athletic Directors Hall of Fame. Also appeared in Oregon City News.

Thousands each year flock to Forest Grove for medieval Faire in the Grove
(Forest Grove Leader/Hillsboro Argus/Oregonian © 04/24/2013) - Annual Medieval Faire in the Grove, founded by History professor Martha Rampton.

Forest Grove businesses brace for Big Sky crowds
(Forest Grove Leader/Hillsboro Argus/Oregonian © 04/24/2013) - Big Sky Conference Track & Field Championships will be held at Lincoln Park Stadium May 8-11.

Pacific baseball: After 0-11 start, Boxers turn season around
(Forest Grove Leader/Hillsboro Argus/Oregonian © 04/23/2013)

Forest Grove School Board candidates for Position 3 take drastically different platforms
(Forest Grove Leader/Oregonian © 04/23/2013) - Alumnus Sebastian Bannister Lawler (Anthropology-Sociology) vies for local school board seat.

Dana Hills’ Cummings Commits to Pacific University
(Dana Point Times [Calif.] © 04/23/2013) - Future Boxer and Football student-athlete Mason Cummings.

Forest Grove/Cornelius Chamber of Commerce names new director
(Forest Grove Leader/Oregonian © 04/22/2013) - Alumnus Butch Sullivan (Education) named executive director of local chamber of commerce.

Pacific University lecture on April 25 explores causes of violence and why we seek revenge
(The Oregonian/Forest Grove Leader © 04/20/2013)

Local environmental economist Kristen Sheeran to deliver Pacific University's In Your Face Lecture on Tuesday, April 23
(The Oregonian © 04/20/2013)

Beaverton School Board Zone 1 candidates promote consensus building
(The Oregonian © 04/19/2013) - Alumnus Jay Bengel vies for school board position.

Learn how to preserve your family history with photos, heirlooms and storytelling at Washington County Museum
(Hillsboro Argus/Forest Grove Leader/Oregonian © 04/19/2013) - Washington County Heritage Online project administered by the university Library and Washington County Museum.

Forest Grove Friday Update: Tree plantings, university concerts pack the weekend
(The Oregonian online © 04/19/2013) - Music Department's Choral Concert and Orchestra Concert promoted.

KISS guitarist Tommy Thayer to raise money for Oregon Military Museum
(The Oregonian © 04/19/2013) - Trustee Tommy Thayer and Legends Classic portrayed.

Oregon Gun Control Bill Package Moves Forward
(Associated Press via Oregon Public Broadcasting © 04/18/2013) - Politics & Government instructor and Tom McCall Center for Policy Innovation director Jim Moore provides analysis. AP article syndicated throughout the state.

Series of ballot initiatives would impact public employee union dues
(Statesman Journal [Salem] © 04/18/2013) - Politics & Government instructor and Tom McCall Center director Jim Moore provides analysis.

WHS' Collicutt, White named All-League
(Willits News [Calif.] © 04/18/2013) - Future Boxer and Football student-athlete Kailer Collicott.

With Cruel Intent by Dennis F. Larsen
(Book Goodies © 04/18/2013) - Optometry alumnus Dennis Larsen, OD, publishes a suspense novel.

How science can predict where you stand on Keystone XL
(Mother Jones © 04/17/2013) - Politics & Government chair and associate professor Jules Boykoff provides analysis. Syndicated in Grist magazine.

Hallick backs pension reforms
(Forest Grove News-Times © 04/17/2013) - President Lesley Hallick discusses Oregon's Public Employees Retirement System.

Think inside the box, its okay
(Forest Grove News Times © 04/17/2013) - Environmental Studies major Joanna Wood implements mobile community garden on behalf of Dairy Creek Community Food Web. 

Good or bad, theres no place like it
(Forest Grove News-Times © 04/17/2013) - Feature on Media Arts associate professor Jennifer Hardacker and her art exhibit in the university's Cawein Gallery.

Community Briefs
(Forest Grove News-Times © 04/17/2013) - Students in "Introduction to Civic Engagement" class organize canned-food drive.

Intel jumps through Oregons tax loophole
(Forest Grove News-Times © 04/17/2013) - Opinion piece by Professor Emeritus Russ Dondero.

Its A Guy Thing returns
(Forest Grove News Times © 04/17/2013) - Center for Gender Equity conference for boys.

Warning: societal pressure can be fatal
(Forest Grove News-Times © 04/17/2013) - Center for Gender Equity panel discussion: ‘Societal Pressures: Men and Self-Harm.'

Asner plays FDR at Pacific
(Forest Grove News-Times © 04/17/2013)

Arts Briefs – April 17
(Homer Tribune [Alaska] © 04/17/2013) - MFA in Writing faculty member Debra Gwartney administers workshop.

Eyes on the ball: Vision therapy leads to success at the plate for Forest Grove's Levi Egg
(Forest Grove Leader/Hillsboro Argus/Oregonian © 04/16/2013) - Professors and Optometrists Graham Erickson and Hannu Laukkanen help improve local baseball player's vision and success through testing and treatment at the university's Forest Grove EyeClinic location.

Pacific University luau offers chance to share, reconnect with Hawaiian culture
(Forest Grove Leader/Hillsboro Argus/Oregonian © 04/16/2013)

Pacific University baseball: Matt Delegato's dream senior season keeps getting better
(Hillsboro Argus/Forest Grove Leader/Oregonian © 04/16/2013)

Next Up!
(Honolulu Star-Advertiser [Hawai'i] © 04/16/2013) - Standout prep athlete Gary Fanelli, Jr. considering Pacific for its journalism program.

Local runners safe following Boston blast
(Sweet Home News © 04/16/2013) - Alumna and former Boxer student-athlete Amanda Brown (nee Basham) completed the Boston Marathon before the explosions.

Safety, Privacy Issues Temper Google Glass Coolness
(Tech News World © 04/16/2013) - Optometry professor and Vision Performance Institute director Jim Sheedy provides analysis. Syndicated in E-Commerce Times.

'Lou Grant' actor Ed Asner to play FDR in one-man performance at Pacific University
(Forest Grove Leader/Hillsboro Argus/Oregonian  © 04/15/2013)

Feeling the Burn
(Review of Optometry © 04/15/2013) - Optometry assistant professor Len Hua and third-year student and intern Jonathan Hughes author article about their care and treatment of a pepper spray victim.  

Student success highlighted at Astoria School Board meeting
(Daily Astorian © 04/12/2013) - Future Boxer and flutist Lauren Anderson.

Walden's Budget Remarks Prompt Threat Of Primary Challenge
(Oregon Public Broadcasting © 04/12/2013) - Politics & Government instructor and McCall Center director Jim Moore provides analysis.

CCC to name its first dorm after its first president
(Corning Leader [N.Y.] © 04/12/2013) - Former university vice president William Perry. Also appeared in the Rochester Democrat & Herald.


Previous weeks

Apr. 26, 2013