Pacific University in the News: May 19-25, 2014


Wyoming students receive scholarships 
(Casper ([Wyo.] Star-Tribune © 05/25/2014) - Future Optometry students Josiah Black and Max Gustafson honored by Wyoming Optometric Association. 

Liz Yandall promoted to head coach of Pacific University's softball team
(Forest Grove Leader/Hillsboro Argus/Oregonian © 05/24/2014) 

Pacific's Tyler Shipley of Forest Grove caps 'special season' at NCAA Division III track and field meet
(Forest Grove Leader/Hillsboro Argus/Oregonian © 05/24/2014) 

Forest Grove High School car show, Gaston budget meeting, Pacific University professional programs graduation: School Notes
(Forest Grove Leader/Hillsboro Argus/Oregonian © 05/23/2014) - Mention of professional programs commencement held May 17. 

Forest Grove High School car show, winery tastings and American flag ceremony: Forest Grove happenings
(Forest Grove Leader/Hillsboro Argus/Oregonian © 05/23/2014) - Advance mention of Music in May concert. 

Gaston baseball heads to playoffs, Forest Grove School Board meeting, former Music in May participant: School Notes
(Forest Grove Leader/Hillsboro Argus/Oregonian © 05/22/2014) - Mention of Pacific magazine interview with past Music in May participant. 

'Art in the Garden' is theme for Forest Grove garden tour on June 1
(Forest Grove Leader/Hillsboro Argus/Oregonian © 05/22/2014) - Retired Arts & Sciences dean Tom Beck. 

West Linn native examines race and identity in predominantly white communities with 'Black Girl in Suburbia’ 
(The Oregonian © 05/22/2014) - Alumna Melissa Lowery ’10 produces film “Black Girl in Suburbia." 

Pacific University's Rev. Chuck Currie talks about emotional experience of performing same-sex wedding ceremonies
(Forest Grove Leader/Hillsboro Argus/Oregonian © 05/21/2014) 

Highway safety conference opens today
(Beckley [W.V.] Register-Herald © 05/21/2014) - Optometry professor Karl Citek, OD, presents at highway safety conference. 

Truax recovers, reflects at home
(Forest Grove News-Times © 05/21/2014) - Alumnus Pete Truax ’69. 

Parent meeting about FGSD Online, Pacific University's Music in May, chickens at Dilley Elementary
(Forest Grove Leader/Oregonian © 05/21/2014) - Advance mention of Music in May festival. 

Hillsboro couple first in line as judge overturns ban
(Forest Grove News-Times © 05/21/2014) - Audiology associate professor Shilpi Banerjee and Center for Gender Equity advisory board member Laurel Gregory. 

More honors for Roberts, Winslow
(Clackamas Review © 05/21/2014) - Softball student-athlete Rachel Roberts. 

Wehby Defeats Conger In Republican Senate Primary
(Oregon Public Broadcasting © 05/20/2014) - Politics & Government instructor and McCall Center director Jim Moore provides analysis. 

NACDS Foundation announces 2014-2015 Faculty Scholars Program participants
(Drug Store News © 05/20/2014) - Pharmacy assistant professor Mark Della Paolera named National Association of Chain Drug Stores Foundation 2014-15 Faculty Scholar. 

People in Business
(Medford Mail Tribune © 05/20/2014) - Alumna Amanda Olson named director of Women’s Health at Jackson County Physical Therapy. 

ASCO receives grant from Allergan Foundation to support career video
(Optometry Times © 05/20/2014) - College of Optometry dean and Association for Schools and Colleges of Optometry president Jenny Smythe discusses the organization's “Be a Doctor of Optometry: Put Your Future in Focus” video. 

Forest Grove: A caring community, for Pete's sake (editorial column)
(Forest Grove Leader/Oregonian © 05/20/2014) - Alumnus Pete Truax ’69; Forest Grove community provides emotional support to university and families of Kiden Dilla and Ayan Osman. 

Political weirdness finds a home in Oregon
(Rachel Maddow Show – MSNBC © 05/19/2014) - Politics & Government instructor and McCall Center director Jim Moore provides analysis. 

Marriage Equality Comes To Oregon; Be Joyful | Rev. Chuck Currie
(Huffington Post © 05/19/2014) - Column by incoming Center for Peace & Spirituality director and university chaplain Rev. Chuck Currie. 

Is This the Democrats' War on Women?
(Daily Beast © 05/19/2014) - Politics & Government instructor and McCall Center director Jim Moore provides analysis. 


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