Pacific University in the News: April 5-11, 2013


Exercise as good as massage for sore muscles
(Reuters © 04/11/2013) -  Physical Therapy assistant professor Jason Brumitt provides analysis. Syndicated internationally, appearing in the Chicago Tribune among others. 

Girls basketball: Sara Harsin chosen to replace retiring Lloyd Suiter as Hillsboro coach
(Hillsboro Argus/Forest Grove Leader/Oregonian © 04/11/2013) - Alumna and former Women's Basketball student-athlete Sara Harsin. 

So why do pirates wear patches?
(Canada Globe and Mail [Toronto] © 04/10/2013) - Optometry professor and Vision Performance Institute Director Jim Sheedy provides analysis. 

Community Briefs
(Forest Grove News-Times © 04/10/2013) - Students in Civic Engagement class organize canned food drive for underserved community members. 

Your opinions drive our regions future
(Forest Grove News-Times © 04/10/2013) - Editorial positively references Center for a Sustainable Society. 

Musical menu
(Forest Grove News-Times © 04/10/2013) - Advance promotion of Lu'au and Music Department concerts. 

Essays rebels against paperless future
(Forest Grove News-Times © 04/10/2013) - Review of Forest Grove Community Conversations event, held at the university and co-sponsored by the Tom McCall Center for Policy Innovation. 

A Report from the 2013 GSLS Meeting
(Contact Lens Spectrum © 04/09/2013) - Published study "Eye Shape and Scleral Lenses" by Optometry associate professor Patrick Caroline and others. Caroline moderated a discussion of the study's findings related to contact lens design and proper fitting at the Global Specialty Lens Symposium. 

Pacific softball: Boxers are using speed for success
(Forest Grove Leader/Hillsboro Argus/Oregonian © 04/09/2013) 

Washington County gardeners show it doesn't take much space to grow
(Forest Grove Leader/Hillsboro Argus/Oregonian © 04/09/2013) - Former Center for Civic Engagement director Ellen Hastay featured. 

McKay principal Ken Parshall named assistant superintendent
(Statesman Journal [Salem] © 04/09/2013) - Alumnus Ken Parshall. 

WikiLeaks and the 2014 Sochi Olympics
(Dissent © 04/07/2013) - Piece written by Politics & Government chair and associate professor Jules Boykoff. 

Book Events for April 7-April 13
(Baton Rouge Advocate [La.] © 04/06/2013) - MFA in Writing faculty member Pam Houston to read from her work. 

Basch repeats Udall Scholarship win
(Daily Astorian © 04/06/2013)Anthropology-Sociology major Charlotte Basch earned prestigious scholarship for second consecutive year. 

Missoula nonprofit looks to make global connections trough trade, storytelling
(Missoula Missoulian [Mont.] © 04/06/2013) - Feature story on former Biology faculty member Mary Bricker. Also appeared in Butte and Helena newspapers. 


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