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Pacific in the Press | August 16, 2016

Aug 15, 2016

Quote of the week
Here are examples of how University of the Pacific priorities were represented in the media in recent days:

Student Success

·      Water polo tips from Coach James Graham | KCRA | James Graham
·      A minute to admire the U.S. men's water polo team | NBC4 | Alex Obert
·      Parental involvement begins at home | The Record | Nancy Shaw, Jennifer Torres Siders

Excellence in scholarship and academics

·      Bringing dental care services to students | KCRA | Paul Glassman
·      Mini-clinics may offer solution to California's dental woes | Sacramento Bee | Paul Glassman
·      School dental clinics good for kids, taxpayers | Sacramento Bee | Paul Glassman
·      Virtual dental office offers safe, effective care | Capital Public Radio | Paul Glassman
·      Virtual dental office brings care to schools | KPCC | Paul Glassman
·      Eleven Experts to Watch on California Water Rights | News Deeply | Jennifer Harder
·      Allen Warren's neighborhood | Sacramento News & Review | Franklin Gevurtz
·      A year after arrests, preliminary stage of Kauffman slaying case drags on | Modesto Bee | Michael Vitiello

Serving our three-city region

·      Fulfilling the empty promises of Oak Park | Sacramento Bee | University of the Pacific

Summaries

Student Success

KCRA-TV (NBC Sacramento-Stockton-Modesto)
Water polo tips from Coach Jim Graham
Aug. 6 and 7, 2016
James Graham, head water polo coach, talked with KCRA for two stories that aired during the opening days of the 2016 Olympics. "I'm just excited I was part of their journey," Graham said of the two Pacific athletes on the U.S. Water Polo Team. "It's an amazing feeling to have two players in the Olympics ... to have two guys in the same Olympics is huge for Pacific."
View clip: http://mms.tveyes.com/PlaybackPortal.aspx?SavedEditID=9312f73d-b413-4eff-bdad-4e4e792505bf
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http://mms.tveyes.com/PlaybackPortal.aspx?SavedEditID=435f4d5a-0b2e-4fb8-9f5c-051f1ba01c20

NBC4i.com (NBC-TV Bay Area)
A minute to admire the U.S. men's water polo team
Aug. 5, 2016
"Let's get this out of the way - the U.S. men's water polo team is a collection of 13 very, very good looking American men. Not only is the men's team vying for an Olympic medal, but they're also vying for a spot in the heart of Americans everywhere." Pacific bioengineering major Alex Obert is a member of the team.
Read more: http://nbc4i.com/2016/08/05/a-minute-to-admire-the-u-s-mens-water-polo-team/

The Record
Parental involvement begins at home
Aug. 8, 2016
Realizing the importance of preparing students for college, Pacific established Tomorrow Project summer academies that involve parents. "When children see their parents value their education, they will value it, too," said Nancy Shaw, Tomorrow Project administrator.  Jennifer Torres Siders, community relations director for Pacific's Beyond Our Gates initiative, also was quoted: "We're playing the long game here," she said. "We want parents to be involved throughout their education ... to create habit and expectations."
Read more: http://www.recordnet.com/article/20160808/NEWS/160809750

Excellence in scholarship and academics

KCRA-TV (NBC Sacramento-Stockton-Modesto)
Bringing dental care services to students
Aug. 2, 2016
Paul Glassman, professor of dental practice, announced results of his six-year study of the safety and effectiveness of school-based oral health clinics. Glassman and his team at the Pacific Center for Special Care at the Arthur A. Dugoni School of Dentistry developed the approach, which Glassman calls the "virtual dental home."
View clip: http://www.kcra.com/news/can-classroom-dentists-help-students-with-oral-health-care/41024744

The Sacramento Bee
Mini-clinics may offer solution to California's dental woes
Aug. 5, 2016
Getting kids to the dentist doesn't have to be like pulling teeth. Research by Paul Glassman, professor of dental practice, shows that "virtual dental homes" based at schools and other community settings are safe and effective.
Read more: http://www.sacbee.com/news/local/health-and-medicine/article93804597.html

The Sacramento Bee
School dental clinics good for kids, taxpayers
Aug. 8, 2016
The school-based dental clinic is part of a demonstration project conceived and managed by Pacific. The arrangement, if expanded statewide, has the potential to bring dental care to millions of low-income children whose families would otherwise struggle to find dentists. "It's a continuous presence all year long," said Paul Glassman, professor of dental practice. "Everyone starts to think more about dental care and dental health."
Read more: http://www.sacbee.com/opinion/op-ed/article94441397.html#storylink=cpy

Capital Public Radio (NPR Sacramento-Stockton-Modesto)
Virtual dental office offers safe, effective care
Aug. 2, 2016
The region's NPR station covered the announcement of the six-year results of the Virtual Dental Home project, led by Paul Glassman, professor of dental practice, at the Arthur A. Dugoni School of Dentistry. The story also aired throughout the day on Aug. 3.
Read more: http://www.capradio.org/articles/2016/08/02/virtual-dental-office-offers-safe,-effective-care/
Hear clip: http://mms.tveyes.com/PlaybackPortal.aspx?SavedEditID=5c04f42c-ff51-40d4-9ab5-a726ad341b2a

KPCC-FM (NPR Los Angeles)
Virtual dental office brings care to schools
Aug. 3, 2016
Paul Glassman, professor of dental practice, is quoted.
Hear clip: http://mms.tveyes.com/PlaybackPortal.aspx?SavedEditID=631541f7-f880-4a90-938a-395be961e036

KFBK-AM (News radio Sacramento)
Aug. 3, 2016
Paul Glassman, professor of dental practice, is quoted.
Hear clip: http://mms.tveyes.com/PlaybackPortal.aspx?SavedEditID=130d5882-cd06-4883-ac6e-72e38b58bbfb

NewsDeeply.com
Eleven Experts to Watch on California Water Rights
Aug. 9, 2016
Meet 11 experts working day in, day out in this crucial field, including Jennifer Harder, assistant professor of law, who was a partner at Downey Brand before entering academia. She teaches courses in water and environmental law and is particularly interested in the integration of water rights principles into contemporary regulatory systems, the nexus between water and land use issues, environmental compliance, water use efficiency and water finance.
Read more: https://www.newsdeeply.com/water/articles/2016/08/09/eleven-experts-to-watch-on-california-water-rights

Water Online
Deep Suspicion Over Land Purchases by California Supplier
July 28, 2016
Jennifer Harder, assistant professor of law and a leading expert in water law, dismissed the idea that Southern California is trying to steal water from the north through land purchases.
Read more: http://www.wateronline.com/doc/california-water-district-buying-up-water-rights-0001

Sacramento News & Review
Allen Warren's neighborhood
Aug. 4, 2016
North Sacramento Councilman Allen Wayne Warren has been accused in court of misusing bankruptcy laws. "A company that can't pay its bills shouldn't be distributing money, whether it's to pay the owner's salary or contribute to his campaign," said Franklin A. Gevurtz, professor of administrative law.
Read more: https://www.newsreview.com/sacramento/allen-warrens-neighborhood/content?oid=21619314

Modesto Bee
A year after arrests, preliminary stage of Kauffman slaying case drags on
Aug. 13, 2016
Michael Vitiello, professor of law, is quoted in this story about the arrest of a Modesto attorney in connection with the slaying of a Turlock resident.
Read more: http://www.modbee.com/news/local/crime/article95561302.html

Serving our three-city region

The Sacramento Bee
Fulfilling the empty promises of Oak Park
Aug. 8, 2016
The Oak Park promise is "a grand plan that involves more than 20 partners, including UC Davis, University of the Pacific and its McGeorge School of Law, Sac State, SMUD and the Sierra Health Foundation."
Read more: http://www.sacbee.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/erika-d-smith/article94488087.html#storylink=cpy

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