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Pacific in the Press | March 1, 2016

Mar 1, 2016

Here are examples of how University of the Pacific was represented in the news media in recent days:

Summaries:  

The Conversation
Leap day: fixing the faults in our stars
Feb. 25, 2016
James Hetrick, professor of physics, waxes poetic on the science behind leap year. "Where do these quadrennial liberties with our calendar originate?" he asks. "In the stars, of course."
Read more: https://theconversation.com/leap-day-fixing-the-faults-in-our-stars-54032  

Capital Public Radio
Insight Law professor discusses pending high-profile cases
Feb. 18, 2016
Leslie Jacobs, professor of law, talks with Insight host Beth Ruyak about how Justice Scalia's death changes the likely outcome of the California teachers' union dues case, Friedrichs vs the California Teachers Association. Jacobs also looks ahead to other big cases this term.
Hear interview: http://www.capradio.org/65620  

NBC Bay Area
Enhancements leave thousands of California inmates with extraordinarily long sentences
Feb. 26, 2016
"Everybody [loses] when we have these overcrowded prisons," said Mike Vitiello, professor of law and a nationally recognized expert on criminal sentencing. Vitiello said overcrowding makes the entire system more dangerous and rehabilitation of inmates extremely difficult. "So we all suffer with this overelaborate criminal justice system that just piles on these excessive, obscenely excessive sentences."
Read more: http://www.nbcbayarea.com/investigations/Thousands-of-California-Inmates-Face-Extraordinarily-Long-Sentences-Because-of-Enhancements-370335951.html  

Central Valley Business Journal
University of the Pacific adds new programs in Sacramento
Feb. 22, 2016
University of the Pacific is introducing new masters programs in analytics and education and a new bachelor of science program in organizational behavior. The programs will be offered at the school's Sacramento campus and will include the first analytics program of its kind in the Sacramento region. 
Read more: http://cvbj.biz/2016/02/22/university-of-the-pacific-adds-new-programs-in-sacramento/  

Central Valley Business Journal
University of the Pacific appoints new marketing vice president
Feb. 25, 2016
University of the Pacific appointed Margery L. Grey associate vice president for marketing and communications. The longtime chief marketing strategist for the California State University system was chosen following a nationwide search. She will assume the post on March 21. "I am honored to have the opportunity to work with the leadership, faculty, staff and students to build University of the Pacific's reputation as the premier teaching-focused university in California and beyond," Grey said.
Read more: http://cvbj.biz/2016/02/25/university-of-the-pacific-appoints-new-marketing-vp/  

The Record
Young musicians delighted by selection to concerto
Feb. 25, 2016
The Record reports on the outcome of the Conservatory of Music's annual concerto competition.
Read more: http://www.recordnet.com/article/20160225/ENTERTAINMENTLIFE/160229641

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