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New York Times, USA Today and Berklee Online...
Jun 23, 2015

quote of the week

Here are examples of how University of the Pacific was represented in the news media in the past two weeks:

Summaries:

The New York Times                                            
Justice Anthony Kennedy's Tolerance Seen in His Sacramento Roots
June 21, 2015
Page 1 profile of Anthony Kennedy focuses on the jurist's deep intellectual bond with former McGeorge Dean Gordon Shaber, and reports that the two worked together to build "the little-known school into a respected institution." McGeorge is mentioned 12 times in the story and accompanying photo captions. It notes that Justice Kennedy taught part time at McGeorge for 23 years and continues to teach in the Salzburg summer program on international law. McGeorge Professors Larry Levine and J. Clark Kelso, along with retired Professor Glendalee Scully, are quoted.
Read more: http://www.nytimes.com/2015/06/22/us/kennedys-gay-rights-rulings-seen-in-his-sacramento-roots.html?ref=todayspaper&_r=0

USA Today
Taiwan becomes first Asian nation with Silicon Valley launch pad
June 19, 2015
Rick Hutley, director of analytics, comments on a growing trend among foreign tech firms to open Silicon Valley outposts. "I would describe it as a virtuous circle," he said. "Everyone feels the need to be in Silicon Valley so they come, making it even more tightly packed with possibilities. ... Because everyone's here, everyone needs to be here."
Read more: http://www.usatoday.com/story/tech/2015/06/19/taiwan-silicon-valley-soft-landing-bridge/28928305/ 

The Record
Summit focuses on early literacy
June 15, 2015
Business and education leaders met at University of the Pacific to discuss ways to improve early literacy at a Biz/Ed Summit convened by Pacific's Beyond Our Gates initiative. Representatives from First 5 San Joaquin, Wells Fargo, San Joaquin A+, Stockton Unified School District and others participated. "Children who don't have access to preschool or advanced high-quality early-learning opportunities start kindergarten lagging 18 months behind their peers," President Pamela Eibeck said at the summit.
Read more: http://www.recordnet.com/article/20150615/NEWS/150619754
Related opinion piece: http://www.recordnet.com/article/20150617/OPINION/150619693/-1/A_OPINION 

Clearinghouse Community
How we built legislation to enhance law enforcement training in elder abuse
June 8, 2015
Melissa Brown, professor of law and director of legal clinics, describes how two McGeorge students, outraged by what they saw while working with clients in the school's Elder and Health Law Clinic, changed California Penal Code.
Read more: http://povertylaw.org/content/how-we-built-legislation-enhance-law-enforcement-training-elder-abuse

San Jose Mercury News | Contra Costa Times | Santa Cruz Sentinel
Santa Clara County job gains bring region near all-time employment record
June 19, 2015
"Santa Clara County continues to be the powerhouse for the California economy," said Jeffrey Michael, director of the Center for Business and Policy Research.
San Jose Mercury News: http://www.mercurynews.com/business/ci_28345306/santa-clara-county-job-gains-put-region-near
Santa Cruz Sentinel: http://www.santacruzsentinel.com/business/20150619/santa-clara-county-job-growth-fuels-bay-area-job-numbers
Contra Costa Times: http://www.contracostatimes.com/breaking-news/ci_28345308/santa-clara-county-job-gains-put-region-near

Sacramento Bee
Lawsuit alleges cover-up in Sacramento arena deal
June 20, 2015
"While it's true the city provided additional benefits to the Kings, the public disclosure of those assets weakens the plaintiffs' claims of fraud," said J. Clark Kelso, professor of law. Kelso commented on an effort by three men to get a court order invalidating Sacramento's subsidy of the new stadium project.
Read more: http://www.sacbee.com/news/local/city-arena/article25080328.html#storylink=cpy

The Record
Brothers, teammates, professionals
June 11, 2015
Brothers Tyler and Brett Sullivan, members of the Tigers baseball team, were both selected in the Major League Baseball draft. Tyler was drafted first, by the Chicago White Sox. Brett was chosen by the Tampa Bay Rays three rounds later. "We were all super-pumped," Brett said.
Read more: http://www.recordnet.com/article/20150611/SPORTS/150619898

KCRA-TV (NBC Sacramento-Stockton-Modesto)
Three Tigers headed to majors
June 11, 2015
On the final day of the Major League Baseball draft, three Pacific players got the tap: Brett Sullivan was selected by the Tampa Bay Rays; his brother, Tyler Sullivan, was the pick of the Chicago White Sox; and a third Tiger, Gio Brusa, was drafted by the St. Louis Cardinals. Sac State and UC Davis each had three players drafted as well.
Watch story: http://mms.tveyes.com/PlaybackPortal.aspx?SavedEditID=37eb42cb-471d-4960-b197-aeb03db5595e

The Washington Post
Male survivors often fear they won't be taken seriously
June 12, 2015
A former University of the Pacific student tells his story in this sidebar to a series on sexual violence on college campuses nationwide. The student's experience underscores that women can be perpetrators, not just victims, of sexual assault.
Read more: http://www.washingtonpost.com/local/education/male-victims-often-fear-they-wont-be-taken-seriously/2015/06/12/e780794a-f8fe-11e4-9030-b4732caefe81_story.html

And more ... 

CBS Sacramento
Potential Swing Vote on Supreme Court Gay Marriage Decision has Sacramento Roots
June 16, 2015
Larry Levine, professor of law, teaches a class at McGeorge on sexual orientation, gender identity and the law. "It's not certain, but expected, that the Supreme Court's going to say the Constitution does not allow you to prevent gays and lesbians from having access to this important institution of marriage," he said.
Read more: http://sacramento.cbslocal.com/2015/06/16/potential-swing-vote-on-supreme-court-gay-marriage-decision-has-sacramento-roots/

Berklee Online
Get a Job in the Music Industry! An interview with Keith Hatschek
June 2, 2015
Keith Hatschek, professor of music, is the subject of a Q&A on this blog. The author, editor in chief of Berklee Press and instructor of several Berklee College of Music online courses, writes that Hatschek's book, "How to Get a Job in the Music Industry," has "helped thousands of people follow their dreams and find work helping to create more music in the world."
Read more: http://blogs.online.berklee.edu/jonathanfeist/2015/06/02/get-a-job-in-the-music-industry-an-interview-with-keitch-hatschek/ 

Lodi News-Sentinel
Lodi's Gio Brusa drafted by St. Louis Cardinals
June 10, 2015
The St. Louis Cardinals drafted outfielder Gio Brusa to play Major League Baseball, but the Pacific junior said God has other plans for him. "God made it clear to me I need to go back for another year. I want to make UOP a winner," he told his hometown paper.
Read more: http://www.lodinews.com/sports/article_911ca6e6-1005-11e5-a7b7-430eb9da194d.html

The Record
Pacific names two to Board of Regents
June 7, 2015
Don Shalvey, co-founder of Aspire Public Schools, and Andrea Lynn Hoch, an associate justice for the California Court of Appeals and McGeorge alumnus, were elected to the Board of Regents.
Read more: http://www.recordnet.com/article/20150607/NEWS/150609724

The Record
Four area players taken in MLB draft
June 10, 2015
Three Tigers were selected in the Major League Baseball draft, as was a Lodi High School graduate now playing for the University of Nevada, Las Vegas.
Read more: http://www.recordnet.com/article/20150610/SPORTS/150619981

The Record
Pacific, Delta stars high-level prospects
June 7, 2015
When Gio Brusa was growing up, he soaked up stories of New York Yankees legend Joe DiMaggio from his grandpa. The Pacific baseball junior outfielder and switch-hitter wouldn't mind ending up with the same profession as the "Yankee Clipper." Especially to honor his grandpa. "This whole dream and journey would be impossible without him," said Brusa, a St. Mary's High grad. "I hope to make him proud with whichever way things go. He inspired me as a little one."
Read more: http://www.recordnet.com/article/20150607/SPORTS/150609715/0/SEARCH

The Record
SJ County jobless rate drops to 8.6%
San Joaquin County seems to be taking a bit of a breather in terms of job growth, said Jeffrey Michael, director of the Center for Business and Policy Research. "Stockton has been outperforming our expectations and put up a string of fairly strong reports," he said. "This month was kind of lackluster across the board, there are even some slight declines."
Read more: http://www.recordnet.com/article/20150619/NEWS/150619618

 

 

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