Pacific University in the News: Jan. 21-27, 2014


KXL Morning News: Political Expert Jim Moore
(FM News 101 KXL © 01/27/2014) - Politics & Government instructor and Tom McCall Center for Policy Innovation director Jim Moore provides analysis on what to expect in President Obama’s upcoming State of the Union Speech.

West Linn invention aims to alert of sports head trauma
(FOX 12 Oregon © 01/26/2014) - Football team featured in story about a new device that may help reduce sports-related head injuries. Head athletic trainer Eric Pitkanen provides analysis. 

Republican leaders aim to end gay marriage ban
(Salem Statesman Journal © 01/26/2014) - Politics & Government instructor and McCall Center director Jim Moore provides analysis. 

Digital device use leads to eye strain, even in kids
(USA Today © 01/25/2014) - Optometry professor and Vision Performance Institute director James (Jim) Sheedy provides analysis. Syndicated nationally by many news agencies. 

First five years a hit at Early Learning facility
(Forest Grove News-Times © 01/24/2014) - Feature on the College of Education’s Early Learning Community. 

Washington County Project Homeless Connect draws hundreds of people in need, volunteers at daylong event 
(The Oregonian/Hillsboro Argus/Forest Grove Leader © 01/24/2014) - School of Dental Health Science and College of Optometry students care for homeless.  Photo 1   Photo 2   Photo 3  

Sochi Games are apt venue for athlete activism
(San Francisco Chronicle © 01/23/2014) - Essay co-authored by Politics & Government associate professor and department chair Jules Boykoff. Syndicated elsewhere. 

Stars in the Grove talent show will hold additional auditions after low turnout
Forest Grove Leader/Hillsboro Argus/Oregonian © 01/23/2014) - University mention. 

Oregon's Pacific University, University of Hawaii pair up to improve transfers
(Pacific Business News [Honolulu, Hawai’i] © 01/22/2014) - University enters transfer articulation agreement with Kapi’olani Community College. 

Sports Briefs: Boxers even up NWC record with win versus Lutes
(Forest Grove News-Times © 01/22/2014) - Men’s Basketball defeats Pacific Lutheran (Jan. 18). 

Angela Davis to speak in Forest Grove
(Forest Grove News-Times © 01/22/2014) - Upcoming Angela Davis talk presented by Center for Peace & Spirituality. 

Invitation out to join Pacific orchestra
(Forest Grove News Times © 01/22/2014) - Pacific University Philharmonic seeks members from the local community. 


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