Pacific University in the News: Jan. 25-31, 2013


College notes: Knife blocking the shots
(Bismarck Tribune [N.D.] © 01/31/2013) - Boxer and Women's Basketball student-athlete Paige Jensen stands out. 

Do Computer Glasses Really Work?
(Lifehacker © 01/31/2013) - College of Optometry study about wraparound eyewear marketing claim (2008) cited. 

Molalla junior named Oregons Migrant Student of the Year
(Portland Tribune © 01/30/2013) - University mention: Alumni Gonzalo and Lenin Aquino. 

Hands-on computer science camp at Pacific University exposes girls to male-dominated industry
(Forest Grove Leader/Hillsboro Argus/Oregonian online © 01/30/2013) - Girls Gather for Computer Science. 

Ace Wallbanger
(The Columbian [Vancouver, Wash.] © 01/30/2013) - Professor Emeritus and Handball head coach Mike Steele provides analysis. 

Sustainable dreams take shape
(Forest Grove News-Times © 01/31/2013) - Environmental Studies chair and associate professor Rich Van Buskirk provides analysis. University co-sponsored Forest Grove annual town hall meeting. 

Shooting details will come in time
(Forest Grove News-Times © 01/31/2013) - Editorial mentions university as a potent partner in sustainability efforts, with a nod to the Center for a Sustainable Society. 

Absurdity and decay inspire Cawein artists
(Forest Grove News-Times © 01/31/2013) - Kathrin Cawein Gallery of Art exhibit feature story (Paredes & Kreutter). 

What's New in Corneal Transplant Surgery?
(Review of Optometry © 01/29/2013) - Piece written by Optometry adjunct faculty member Maynard Pohl, O.D. 

Howard's Business Report: Gary Pacarro
(KHNL News 8 [Honolulu, Hawai'i] © 01/28/2013) - Interview with Hawai'i Office founding director and alumnus Gary Pacarro. 

UH-Pacific University transfer partnership breaks new ground
(Honolulu Star-Advertiser [Hawai'i] © 01/26/2013) 

Public comments from Forest Grove's Annual Town Meeting will form foundation of citywide strategic plan on sustainability
(Oregonian online/Forest Grove Leader  © 01/26/2013) - Environmental Studies chair and associate professor Rich Van Buskirk provides analysis. University to host Forest Grove Sustainability Committee summit at Marsh Hall on Feb. 9. 

Dorbin, DeWald and Ford
(Counterpunch © 01/25/2013) - Poem "Sleeping Lions" by MFA in Writing alumnus Jaydn DeWald. DeWald is also senior editor of Pacific University's Silk Road Review. 

Oregon’s Pacific University opens outreach office in Honolulu
(Pacific Business News [Honolulu, Hawai'i'] © 01/25/2013) 

20 islands, a cranberry bog and 80 acres of pristine wilderness!
(Soo Today [Ontario, Canada] © 01/25/2013) - Alumnus Fredrick van Nus (Optometry) has land preservation named in his honor. 

Feb. 4, 2013