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Pacific in the Press | May 2, 2017

May 2, 2017

Quote of the week: You can’t just invent new sources of water, you have to look at behavior and the use of water --Stephen McCaffrey, Capital Public Radio, April 24, 2017
Here are examples of how University of the Pacific was represented in the news media in recent days:


Capital Public Radio (National Public Radio, Sacramento)
McGeorge School of Law Professor Named 2017 Stockholm Water Prize Laureate
April 24, 2017
Stephen McCaffrey, a professor at McGeorge, was interviewed for an installment of "Insight with Beth Ruyak" about being named the 2017 Stockholm Water Prize Laureate. The annual award, considered the Nobel Prize of water, is sponsored by the Stockholm International Water Institute, or SIWI, and will be presented to McCaffrey by King Carl XVI Gustaf of Sweden on Aug. 30 in Stockholm. McCaffrey won the award for his contribution to growing field of international water law. He was interviewed by McGeorge alumnus Cody Drabble, who was guest hosting the show and is a producer for "Insight" and "Morning Edition."
Listen to the interview:

KNX-AM (CBS Radio, Los Angeles)
New study links energy drinks to more heart, blood pressure changes than only caffeine
April 26, 2017
Sachin A. Shah, an associated professor in the Thomas J. Long School of Pharmacy and Health Sciences, and Emily A. Fletcher, deputy pharmacy flight commander at Travis Air Force Base in Fairfield, led a team of researchers that found that consuming energy drinks is linked to more change in heart rate and blood pressure than drinks containing only caffeine. This builds on earlier research done by Shah and was published online by the Journal of the American Heart Association.
Listen to the story:
A version of the story was broadcast on WBBM-AM (CBS Radio, Chicago, Illinois):
The story also appeared:Energy Drinks Worse for Your Heart Than Caffeine Alone: Study, Reuters via NBC News, April 26, 2017:
Potentially harmful effects of energy drinks - it's not the caffeine, Reuters via KFGO (Fargo, North Dakota):
Potentially Harmful Effects of Energy Drinks, it's Not Caffeine, Tempo,co (Indonesian), April 27, 2017:
There are potentially harmful effects of energy drinks-it's not the caffeine,, April 27, 2017:

ABC 10 (Sacramento-Stockton-Modesto)
Using music as a form of therapy
April 28, 2017
Music therapy students Rebekah Steiner, Casie Esposito and Alex Lesser, Professor Eric Waldon, and alumnus Jim Linderman '75 were interviewed at St. Joseph's Medical Center in Stockton about the healing power of music among cancer patients, newborns and visitors to the emergency room. The story ran on the 11 p.m. April 27 news, the following morning during ABC 10's Morning Blend show, and again during ABC 10 News Mornings at 6 a.m. April 30.
View the story:

The Record
CSU Stockton proponents keep plugging
April 24, 2017
Jeff Michael, director of the Center for Business and Policy Research, was quoted in a story about the efforts to bring a California State University campus to Stockton and a report by the center supporting that campus. "Clearly this is one of the fastest-growing areas in the state of California," Michael told The Record. "It's the least-served region for higher education options and access, by far. It's essential to statewide interests and prosperity that places like San Joaquin County and Stockton are fully equipped to prosper in the future." Michael and Assemblywoman Susan Talamantes Eggman presented the report to the Stockton City Council at meeting on April 25.
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Michael Fitzgerald followed up the story with a column on April 26, 2017:
Capital Public Radio (NPR, Sacramento) also did a story:

The Sacramento Bee
The dilemma of an overflowing cookbook collection: Sell, shred or build more shelves?
April 28, 2017
This California Forum piece quotes Ken Albala, history professor and chair of the Food Studies Program, on what to do with cook books. While he says much will be digitized in the future, he is surrounded by more than 1,000 books in an ever-growing collection. "Why would you want to part with a book?" he said. Food policy goes here, food history goes there. Titles pile on the floor. "If I get more books I just build another bookshelf."
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The Record
Manteca student is first from SJ ever chosen for Brubeck quintet
April 27, 2017
Xach Wagner, who plays electric guitar, is the first student from San Joaquin County ever chosen to join a Brubeck Institute Jazz Quintet at University of the Pacific. Wagner comes from Manteca.
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