Pacific University in the News: Mar. 9-22, 2012


Memorial planned for drowned father and son from Forest Grove
(The Oregonian  © 03/22/2012) - Optometry alumnus Sheldon Olsen (O.D. '11).

3/21 School Notes / Academic Honors
(Polk County Itemizer-Observer [Dallas, Ore.] © 03/22/2012) - Dean's List honorees Alexis Bell, Mark Rodhe, Guthrie Straw.

Boxers sweep Lewis & Clark, move into 2nd
(News-Times [Forest Grove] © 03/21/2012) - Baseball series vs. Lewis & Clark.

School Events
(Homer News [Alaska] © 03/21/2012) - Dean's List honoree Ethan Martin.

Sports Briefs: Boxers travel for NCAA swim meet, Boxers move into second place
(News-Times [Forest Grove] © 03/21/2012) - Women's Swimming, Men's Tennis coverage.

Dean's List
(The Maui News [Hawaii] © 03/21/2012) - Dean's List honorees Alexander Collias, Kimberly Kunishige, Dane Lum Ho.

Judith Groves: Mid-life career change has worked out well
(Windsor Beacon [Colo.] © 03/21/2012) - Optometry alumna Judith Groves.

News Briefs
(News-Times [Forest Grove] © 03/21/2012) - Pacific Library and local museum launch Washington County Heritage Online.

Last chance at Cawein art exhibit this week
(News-Times [Forest Grove] © 03/21/2012) - Cawein Gallery exhibit.

Man who drowned lived in Forest Grove, studied to be optometrist
(KATU Channel 2 News © 03/20/2012) - Optometry alumnus Sheldon Olsen (O.D. '11).

Forest Grove dad missing, boy found dead after canoe ride
(KGW NewsChannel 8 © 03/19/2012) - Optometry alumnus Sheldon Olsen (O.D. '11).

Willamette Geek: The Week in Geek
(Portland Willamette Week © 03/19/2012) - Professor Deke Gunderson presents Science of Permaculture in Northwest Portland.

Unique permaculture class offered with Hemenway
(Arrow Lakes News [British Columbia] © 03/19/2012) - University mention. Instructor Toby Hemenway was a scholar-in-residence at Pacific.

NFA World: Service members receive degrees 60 years after going away to war
(The Bulletin [Norwich, Conn.] © 03/18/2012) - Education alumnus Harold Esterbrook.

South Sound native's 'Hate Religion, Love Jesus' goes viral
(The News Tribune [Tacoma, Wash.] © 03/17/2012) - Alumnus Jeff Bethke. Also appeared in several other Puget Sound area newspapers.

Library Announces Pali Poet Laureate
(Pacific Palisades Patch [Calif.] © 03/15/2012) - MFA alumna Michelle Bitting named Poet Laureate of Pacific Palisades, Calif.

Rose Festival 2012: Keely van Baggen is Madison High School's princess
(The Oregonian  © 03/15/2012) - Ms. van Baggen is considering the University's Dental Hygiene program.

Lenses to Ease the Strain From Staring at Screens
(The New York Times © 03/14/2012) - Optometry professor and Vision Performance Institute director Jim Sheedy provides analysis.

Ramos, Lee pick up individual titles as Boxers finish second at nationals
(News-Times [Forest Grove] © 03/14/2012) - Women's Wrestlers Adrina Ramos and Jordyn Lee win national championships.

News Briefs: Philosophy Talk returns to Pacific
(News-Times [Forest Grove] © 03/14/2012) - Nationally syndicated "Philosophy Talk" to once again record a broadcast at Pacific.

Nash breaks another CG record
(Cottage Grove Sentinel © 03/14/2012) - Standout Gavin Nash considering Pacific for its swimming program.

Creeping up on spring, catching up with alumni
(News-Register [McMinnville] © 03/14/2012) - Boxer and swimming student-athlete Katie Porter recognized for competing at NCAA D-III Championship meet.

E-asy on the eyes
(The World [Coos Bay] © 03/13/2012) - Optometry professor and Vision Performance Institute director Jim Sheedy provides analysis.

Pacific University seeks public input on School of Communication Sciences & Disorders - meeting set for April 2
(  © 03/13/2012)

Dental hygienist makes business from house calls
(Corvallis Gazette-Times © 03/10/2012) - Alumna Anne Ossinger credits School of Dental Health Science's program for emphasizing concern for limited-access patients.

Washington County Weekend: Jayanthi Raman Dance Company, 'A Doll's House,' 'Hunger Games' 
(The Oregonian online © 03/10/2012) - Theatre Department's production of "A Doll's House."

Your Washington County: Bethany Boulevard protest, Aloha Community Library fundraiser
(The Oregonian © 03/10/2012) - Pacific Library and local museum launch Washington County Heritage Online.

Friday, March 23, 2012