Pacific University in the News: Aug. 3-9, 2012


"Total Policing" in London
(Counterpunch © 08/08/2012) - Commentary by Politics & Government associate professor Jules Boykoff. A 2012 recipient of a Graves Award in the Humanities, Dr. Boykoff is in London researching the Olympic Games' role in political dissent. 

WOU: Former track and field standout Bridget Johnson named GNAC assistant commissoner
(Polk County Observer-Itemizer [Dallas, Ore.] © 08/08/2012) - Former Track & Field assistant coach Bridget Johnson. 

Gordon Smith finds happiness in private sector, has no plans to seek office
(The Oregonian  © 08/07/2012) - Tom McCall Center director and Politics & Government instructor James (Jim) Moore provides analysis. Story picked up by other state daily newspapers. 

Oregon State student from Portland tracks dolphins in the South Pacific
( © 08/08/2012) - Education alumna Renee Albertson. 

A second chance at learning
(News-Times [Forest Grove] © 08/07/2012) - Spanish faculty Nancy Christoph and Mariana Valenzuela teach a class for Adelante Mujeres members. "Since the initiation of Adelante Mujeres 10 years ago, Pacific professors have volunteered their time to teach literature and give the women the experience in a college setting." 

Legends Classic is a hole-in-one for Pacific University Athletics
( © 08/07/2012) 

Hillsboro Intermodal Transit Facility Wins Award
( © 08/07/2012) - University's partnership with City of Hillsboro and Tuality Healthcare on innovative transit facility. President Hallick quoted. 

Marin County milestones for the week of Aug. 5, 2012
(Marin Independent-Journal [San Rafael, Calif.] © 08/05/2012) - Dean's List honoree Gina Warren. 

Computer era raises eyestrain complaints
(Sacramento Bee © 08/05/2012) - Vision Performance Institute director and Optometry professor James (Jim) Sheedy provides analysis. 

Those Municipal League ratings: What's behind them?
(Queen Anne News [Seattle, Wash.] © 08/04/2012) - Professional Psychology alumnus Chuck Sloane. 

Forest Grove Friday update: Heat, cops, and cars
(The Oregonian online © 08/03/2012): University mention: All-Triumph Drive-In Auto Show.

Friday, Aug. 10, 2012