Pacific University in the News: Feb. 15-21, 2013


Glencoe, Pacific students consider media landscape in the digital age
(Hillsboro Argus/Oregonian online © 02/21/2013) - Opinion editor George Rede talks about his experience on the "State of the Media in Oregon" panel at Pacific. Event sponsored by Politics & Government Department. 

Pacific University professor joins governor's task force on prescription drug abuse
(Hillsboro Argus/Forest Grove Leader/Oregonian online © 02/21/2013) - Pharmacy assistant professor Mike Millard. 

2/20 School Notes / Academic Honors
(Polk County Itemizer-Observer [Dallas, Ore.] © 02/21/2013) - Dean's List honorees Joseph Deardorff and Benjamin Weeder. 

U.S. colleges with the best professors
( MoneyWatch © 02/20/2013) - University listed among institutions deemed to have the best professors. 

School notes
(Forest Grove News-Times © 02/20/2013) - Tom McCall Center for Policy Innovation co-sponsors "The Future is Now: Citizens and Community in the Digital Age." Students can enter their original work into a competition. Event date listed is March 19. Event has been moved to April 2. 

Calendar features local trees
(Forest Grove News-Times © 02/20/2013) - Camperdown Elm tree on campus featured in calendar to fund Forest Grove Forestry Commission tree-planting efforts. 

Chamber is humming through its transition
(Forest Grove News-Times © 02/20/2013) - University mention: Host of Forest Grove Chamber of Commerce's annual auction fundraiser. 

Cuckoos Nest rages against the machine
(Forest Grove News-Times © 02/20/2013) - Education assistant professor Anita Zijdemans-Boudreau part of a cast for local presentation of "One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest." 

Yarrow still weaving sunshine out of rain
(Forest Grove News-Times/Hillsboro Tribune © 02/20/2013) - Advance preview of Performing Arts Series' Peter Yarrow concert. 

Peter Yarrow hopes to bring listeners together at Forest Grove concert
(Forest Grove Leader/Hillsboro Argus/Oregonian online © 02/20/2013) - Advance preview of Performing Arts Series' Peter Yarrow concert. 

Forest Grove electric vehicle charging stations finish first year with more than 70 charges
(Forest Grove Leader/Hillsboro Argus/Oregonian online © 02/20/2013) - Electric vehicle stations on Forest Grove Campus featured with other city-administered stations. 

Ex-Pacific wrestler shocked by Olympic decision
(Forest Grove Leader/Oregonian online © 02/19/2013) - Alumnus and Olympic Wrestler Romelio Salas talks about IOC decision to drop wrestling as Olympic sport. 

Local news briefs
(Medford Mail Tribune © 02/19/2013) - Politics & Government instructor and Tom McCall Center for Policy Innovation director Jim Moore presents "We're All Globalized Now: Politics, Economics, and the U.S. in the World" in southern Oregon. Additional mention

Forest Grove School District to host job conference for young students
(Forest Grove Leader/Hillsboro Argus/Oregonian online © 02/19/2013) - University to host conference on Saturday, March 2. 

Delbert Saman, organist for Cantores in Ecclesia and many other groups, dies
(The Oregonian  © 02/19/2013) - University mention. 

Student Spotlight, Feb. 18, 2013
(Grand Junction Daily Sentinel [Colo.] © 02/18/2013) - Dean's List honoree Brianna Castellini. 

‘What Else? What Next? What More? What Deeper? What Hidden?’
(Telluride Watch [Colo.] © 02/18/2013) - MFA in Writing student Kierstin Bridger to present writing workshop. 

Forest Grove Public Arts Commission pushes mini-grant program
(Forest Grove Leader/Hillsboro Argus/Oregonian online © 02/16/2013) - Grant helping finance Center for Gender Equity's Slam Poetry Night featuring Andrea Gibson. 

Poetry: 'Oceans of Kansas' by Peter Sears
(The Oregonian © 02/16/2013) - MFA in Writing faculty member Peter Sears. 

Even Limited Physical Activity Is Linked to Lower Rates of Depression in Bariatric Surgery Patients
(Science Daily © 02/15/2013) - Professional Psychology associate professor Katherine Elder contributes to study. Syndicated elsewhere. 

Here & Elsewhere: Tristan Stoch starts Cineastas production
(Port Townsend and Jefferson County Leader [Wash.] © 02/15/2013) - Alumnus, staff member and film maker Tristan Stoch. 

Eagle Eye provides therapy for the eyes
(Keizer Times © 02/15/2013) - Optometry alumna Keirsten Eagles '07 opened a practice in Keizer last September. 

Spoken Word Series
(The Oregonian © 02/15/2013) - Politics & Government chair and associate professor Jules Boykoff presents "The Olympic Games: Beyond the Celebration." Appeared in Friday A&E section. 

Innovative health collaboration reaches milestone
( © 02/15/2013) - College of Health Professions executive dean and vice provost Ann Barr-Gillespie represents Pacific as a member of the Beaverton Community Health Cooperative team.

Friday, Feb. 22, 2013