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Noteworthy - March 25, 2013

Mar 25, 2013

College of Pacific

Alison Hope Alkon, Sociology, spoke about her book, Black White and Green: Farmers Markets, Race and the Green Economy, at the New School in New York and Goucher College in Baltimore. 

Lydia Fox was the featured speaker during the National Women's History Month celebration "Women Inspiring Innovation Through Imagination:  Celebrating Women in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics," hosted by the Western Regional Office of the Federal Bureau of Prisons. Her presentation was "Reflections on Being a Woman Scientist."  

Chris Goff, Mathematics, spoke on "Euler's Algebraic Creativity and Undergraduate Math" for the Sacramento Valley Community College Mathematics Conference. 

Victor Inzunza '12, English, received the Lawrence Ferlinghetti Fellowship in Poetry at University of San Francisco. The fellowship covers his tuition for an M.F.A. in Creative Writing. 

Traci Roberts-Camps, Modern Languages and Literature, published "Female Solidarity in the Films of María Novaro: Aquí sólo encontramos amigas" in Chasqui: Revista de Literatura Latinoamericana. 

Dari E. Sylvester, Political Science, was invited to serve on the editorial board of Election Law Journal, the leading peer-reviewed journal in election law policy. 

Conservatory of Music

Keith Hatschek, Music Management, gave a lecture on "Making Money with Your Original Music" at the International Music Products Association (NAMM) Conference, "the NAMM Show 13," held in Anaheim, Calif. He has also been contracted to prepare a third edition of his book, How to Get a Job in the Music Industry, for Berklee Press. Last fall he collaborated with University Archivist Michael Wurtz to co-curate an exhibit celebrating the 50th anniversary performance of Dave and Iola Brubeck's 1962 jazz musical, The Real Ambassadors, for the Monterey Jazz Festival.  

 

Arthur A. Dugoni School of Dentistry

Alex Ko '14 presented "Photodynamic Therapy of Porphyromonas gingivalis via Liposome-Encapsulated Photosensitizers," at the American Association for Dental Research (AADR) and International Association for Dental Research (IADR) General Session in Seattle. Ko is one of seven finalists in the AADR National Student Research Group Dentsply/Caulk Competition. Co-authors were Michael Yee; Nejat Düzgüneş, Microbiology; and Paulina Skupin of the Medical University of Poznan. Ko also gave an oral presentation about his findings at the San Francisco Section of the AADR Scientific Meeting at the University of California San Francisco. 

Allison Hochwald '14 presented on the topic of "Implications of masticator (pterygomandibular) space variations for inferior alveolar injection efficacy" at the San Francisco Section of the AADR Scientific Meeting at the University of California San Francisco.  

Pacific McGeorge School of Law

Michael P. Malloy published the first 2013 supplement for his three-volume treatise, Banking Law and Regulation, offering up-to-date coverage of current developments concerning the regulation of depository institutions, from birth to death (and beyond). The supplement includes new material assessing the process just established by the Federal Reserve for banks and other regulated institutions to pre-file and request feedback before submitting any formal application or notice; analyzing delays in the continuing regulatory implementation of the Dodd-Frank Act, and emerging questions about the effectiveness of the reform legislation; raising questions about the viability of the new international capital standards ("Basel III"); providing coverage of national responses to the current financial crisis; and, critiquing the ongoing international responses to the crisis. 

Athletics

BWC Coach of The Year Lynne Roberts & First Team All-Conference Kendall Rodriguez (4) and Erica McKenzie (22)

Coach Lynne Roberts, women's basketball, was named the Big West Coach of the Year for the first time in her career at Pacific on the heels of winning the program's first Big West regular season title.

All five starters on the Pacific women's basketball team took home the individual all-Big West honors. For just the second-time in program history, two Tigers, Kendall Rodriguez '13 and Erica McKenzie '13, earned first team honors. Joining them were Gena Johnson '14 and Kendall Kenyon '15 with second team honors and Ashley Wakefield '13 with honorable mention.

Coach Bob Thomason, men's basketball, was one of 20 coaches named as a finalist for the Skip Prosser Man of the Year award by CollegeInsider.com The Skip Prosser Award was established in 2008 to honor those who not only achieve success on the basketball court but who display moral integrity off of it as well. The 2013 recipient will be announced at the CollegeInsider.com awards banquet in Atlanta, site of the men's NCAA Basketball Championship. 

Men's basketball team members Travis Fulton '13 and Lorenzo McCloud '13 each earned All-Big West Conference Second Team honors.  

 

 

 

 

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