Pacific University in the News: Oct. 8-21, 2013


Dr. Randall Kempfer named young optometrist of the year
(Fergus Falls Daily Journal [Minn.] © 10/21/2013) - Optometry alumnus Randall J. Kempfer, OD, named Minnesota Young Optometrist of the Year. 

Experts on the 19s
(FM News 101 KXL) - Politics & Government instructor and Tom McCall Center for Policy Innovation director Jim Moore provides analysis. (audio clip) 

(Eugene Register-Guard © 10/21/2013) - College of Education co-sponsors town hall event on improving public education. 

Honors and officers - 10/19/13
(Fargo/Moorhead Forum [N.D./Minn.] © 10/19/2013) - Optometry alumnus Randall J. Kempfer, OD, named Minnesota Young Optometrist of the Year. 

Girls soccer: Oregon City co-head coaches use partnership to teach lessons about teamwork and rebuild a program
(The Oregonian © 10/19/2013) - Alumna and former Women's Soccer student-athlete Becket Wright co-coaches local high school team. 

A fading field of study?
(Bend Bulletin © 10/18/2013) - College of Health Professions' Certificate of Gerontology program mentioned among other statewide offerings. 

Identifying Your Risk with New Audit Programs
(Health Data Management © 10/17/2013) - School of Healthcare Administration and Leadership assistant professor Aurae Beidler provides analysis. 

Mariner wrestlers launch winning season
(Homer News [Alaska] © 10/17/2013) - Alumnus and former Men's Wrestling student-athlete Chris Perk coaches high school squad to success. 

Music of Hawaii, silent film phantoms and forest festivals are all coming up in Forest Grove
(Forest  Grove Leader/Oregonian © 10/16/2013) - Event listings include Theatre Department's The Burial Thebes production, Music Department's Choral Concert and Performing Arts Series concert featuring Keola Beamer. 

Local senior turns to senior games to stay fit
(Pahrump Valley Times [Nev.] © 10/17/2013) - Alumnus and former Men's Basketball student-athlete Oliver Gruter. 

Sheehan concert benefits Forest Grove library
(Forest Grove News-Times © 10/16/2013) - Advance preview of concert held at McCready Hall in Taylor-Meade Performing Arts Center. 

Obesity topic of gender talk
(Forest Grove News-Times © 10/16/2013) - Advance preview of Center for Gender Equity discussion on weight-loss surgery. 

Queens reputation revisited at Pacific
(Forest Grove News-Times © 10/16/2013) - Advance preview of Center for Peace and Spirituality event that seeks to properly educate on a historical moment in Hawai'i. 

Symbolism key in novel
(Jackson Sun [Tenn.] © 10/15/2013) - MFA in Writing faculty member Jack Driscoll. 

The Not-So-Hidden Cause Behind the A.D.H.D. Epidemic
(The New York Times Magazine © 10/15/2013) - Sociology/Anthropology associate professor Adam Rafalovich provides analysis. 

DeeDee Arnall, Frank Dierickx, Bill Merck inducted into Pacific University Athletic Hall of Fame
(Forest Grove Leader/Oregonian © 10/14/2013) 

Connect with us
(Forest Grove Leader/Oregonian © 10/13/2013) - University's civic engagement lauded by local editorial board. (Republished from spring 2013) 

Gov. Kitzhaber eyes divisive ballot measures
(Statesman Journal © 10/13/2013) - Politics & Government instructor and McCall Center director Jim Moore provides analysis. Also appeared in Eugene Register-Guard and Medford Mail Tribune. 

Rep. Gilliam crosses party lines to make uncommon political contribution
(Salem Statesman Journal © 10/13/2013) - Politics & Government instructor and McCall Center director Jim Moore provides analysis. 

Task force named amid Archdiocese investigation
(Minneapolis Star Tribune © 10/11/2013) - Professional Psychology alumnus Michael D. Thompson, PsyD, named to task force. 

Water wars, music and 'Young Frankenstein' make for an exciting week ahead in Forest Grove
(Forest Grove Leader/Oregonian © 10/11/2013) - Event listings include Theatre Department's The Burial Thebes production and Music Department's Choral Concert. 

Theatre in the Grove brings laughs with 'Young Frankenstein' musical
(Forest Grove Leader/Oregonian © 10/11/2013) - Physics professor Andrew Dawes takes part in theatre production. 

Forest Grove's Mary Jo Morelli to host ghostly walking tour
(Forest Grove Leader/Oregonian © 10/11/2013) - Knight Hall and its ghostly presence. 

Contact Lens Specialist Symposium held
(Optician © 10/11/2013) - Optometry professor Pat Caroline gives the keynote address at symposium. 

Pacific SID sets personal best at Portland Marathon
(Forest Grove News-Times © 10/09/2013) - Sports Information Director Blake Timm. 

Pacific's Areta of Kent earns Northwest Conference's Volleyball Student-Athlete of the Week honors
(Kent Reporter © 10/10/2013) - Volleyball student-athlete Una Areta.  

Portland musician Lauren Sheehan will give concert benefiting Forest Grove City Library art installation
(Forest Grove Leader/Oregonian © 10/09/2013) - Advance preview of concert held at McCready Hall in Taylor-Meade Performing Arts Center. 

Pacific lands former governors artifacts
(Forest Grove News-Times © 10/09/2013) - Library preserves and displays Gov. Vic Atiyeh's personal collection. 

(Forest Grove News-Times © 10/09/2013) - Associate professor Rich Van Buskirk uses Fernhill Wetlands as a learning labaratory. 

School briefs
(Gresham Outlook © 10/08/2013) - Chemistry associate professor David Cordes displays his unique art. 

Staff changes at the Headlight Herald
(Tillamook Headlight Herald © 10/08/2013) - Alumnus Adam Schwend (Music, Politics & Government) 


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