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Pacific in the Press | June 13, 2017

Jun 13, 2017

Quote of the week: [High-speed rail] would lead to remote workers. Better connectivity of businesses to the Bay Area. -Jeff Michael, The Record, June 7, 2017

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

"Edison students can move upward thanks to $1.3M Pacific grant," The Record, June 9, 2017: Patrick Day, vice president for Student Life, was quoted in this story about a five-year $1.3 million grant won by Pacific to provide Upward Bound services at Edison High School in south Stockton. Four Community Involvement Program scholarships each year of the grant will be reserved for qualified Upward Bound applicants. Other news outlets covered the story:
"Eligible Edison High students recipients of $1.3M Upward Bound grant," Central Valley Business Journal, June 9, 2017

"Bank of Stockton executive tapped for University of the Pacific board," ABC 10 (Sacramento-Stockton-Modesto), June 9, 2017: Mary-Elizabeth Eberhardt was named to Pacific Board of Regents and Kevin Huber was named the board's chair, succeeding outgoing chair Kathleen Lagorio Janssen.

"Local Bar Showing James Comey Hearing at 7 a.m.," Fox 40 (Sacramento-Stockton-Modesto), June 7, 2017: McGeorge's Leslie Jacobs was interviewed prior to the appearance of former FBI Director James Comey before the Senate Intelligence Committee.

"A bullet train to betterment," The Record, June 7, 2017: Jeff Michael, director of the Center for Business and Policy Research, was quoted in this Mike Fitzgerald column on high-speed rail in California. He said there is economic value not only in the initial construction jobs, but also in the improved connectivity for Central Valley businesses with the Bay Area and Los Angeles areas.

"John Muir expert to give a talk," East Lothian Courier (Haddington, Scotland), May 4, 2017: Mike Wurtz, head of Pacific's Holt Atherton Special Collections, gave a talk on John Muir in his birth city, Dunbar, Scotland, in May during a field trip to Scotland with 12 Pacific students, two teaching assistants, two faculty from Geological and Environmental Sciences, and a professor from New York.

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