Pacific University in the News: Nov. 17 - Dec. 4, 2017
Selected news stories featuring Pacific University and its community members.
Team Russia Waiting To Learn Fate For 2018 Winter Olympics (NPR: All Things Considered - Dec. 4)
Politics & Government chair Jules Boykoff appeared on National Public Radio's All Things Considered to discuss Russia's participation, or lack of, at the upcoming Winter Olympics
Broadway World Portland (Dec. 2) - A review of the latest work by Pacific Theatre Department chair Ellen Margolis.
Echo Press (Alexandria, Minn.) (Dec. 1) - "Best of the Lakes Area Eye Doctor" - Eye Associates of Alexandria, led by four Pacific Optometry alumni including John Hoven OD '99 and Jeremy Anderson '99, named best practice in local area of Minnesota. Others: Carie Stotesbery OD ’98, Melissa Hoven OD ’98.
KMVT (Pocatello, Idaho - Dec. 1) - Magistrate Carnaroli to succeed Nye as 6th District judge - Alumnus and former Baseball student-athlete Rick Carnaroli '80 (Economics) named judge for Idaho's 6th Judicial District.
Robert Nixon hits the mark (Forest Grove News-Times - Nov. 30)
Ninety-two year-old alumnus and former Basketball student-athlete Robert Nixon inducted into Forest Grove High School Hall of Fame. A retired dentist, Nixon has dedicated his life to community service.
Biotopia promises science fun, such as exercising a crayfish (Forest Grove News-Times - Nov. 29) - Biology Department hosts family-friendly open house.
Corvallis Gazette-Times (Nov. 26) - Recovering Bergdahl: Local man injured in search says he’s forgiven soldier - Alumnus Mike Duncan PA-C '16, injured while searching for fellow Army soldier Bowe Bergdahl, inspires forgiveness. Story syndicated nationally.
Christenson's focus pays off (River Falls [Wis.] Journal - Nov. 17) -
Optometry student Griff Christenson gets one final chance to fulfill college football dream after injuries sidelined him during undergraduate years.