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Pacific in the Press | July 11, 2017

Jul 11, 2017

Quote of the week: This is exciting because it is a brand new city --Raj Patel, The (Vacaville) Reporter, July 7, 2017

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

"Stephen McCaffrey, trailblazer in international water law, wins 2017 Stockholm Water Prize," AmanziGlobalWaterJournal blog, July 4, 2017: A blog on water issues with the motto "Water is precious, Water is life and Water is everything," posted the story about McGeorge's Stephen McCaffrey winning the 2017 Stockholm Water Prize in March.

"LA ratepayers protest water shutoffs; more rate hikes expected with Delta Tunnels," Daily KOS, July 4, 2017: Jeff Michael, director of the Center for Business and Policy Research, was highlighted again for work by the center that found the California WaterFix, or Delta Tunnels, project would provide only 39 cents of benefit for every dollar of cost. The story was republished by several news outlets, including the

"Medicare Health Fair coming to Solano County," The (Vacaville) Reporter, July 7, 2017: The Thomas J. Long School of Pharmacy and Health Sciences' Raj Patel and pharmacy students are expanding the Medicare Part D clinics to NorthBay Healthcare in Fairfield. This is the first time the clinic has been in Solano County. This story also appeared in Daily Republic (Fairfield-Suisun City).

"S.J. lags behind state in unemployment," Lodi News-Sentinel, July 6, 2017: Jeff Michael, director of the Center for Business and Policy Research, was interviewed for this story on the county's unemployment rate compared to the state's rate.

"Burgess Meredith's son recalls Little Cayman," Cayman Compass, July 4, 2017: Jonathan Meredith '73 CAL, the son of actor, director, producer and writer Burgess Meredith, recalled visiting a home on Little Cayman Island in January 1970 for a 13-minute documentary project while attending Callison College at Pacific.

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