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Pacific in the Press | Aug. 8, 2017

Aug 8, 2017

Quote of the week: [Lost revenue] is a fairly indirect type of injury --Clark Kelso, The Sacramento Bee, Aug. 4, 2017

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

"Super-Colossal Wind Turbines May Be on the Horizon," NBC News via, Aug. 3, 2017: Scott Larwood, a mechanical engineering professor, was quoted in a story originally posted earlier this year about a proposal by a professor at University of the Virginia, Eric Loth, who wants to build a wind turbine standing 1,650 feet. "No one knows what next-generation 12 or 15MW turbines will look like," Larwood told the reporter. "Eric is looking way ahead and saying if we really want to get huge, what will the configuration have to be?" The story was picked up by other news aggregator websites.

"Walnuts, horses and haircuts - these people say the state's handling of the Oroville Dam crisis cost them millions," The Sacramento Bee, Aug. 4, 2017: McGeorge's Clark Kelso comment on what might happen to the claims against the state because of the damage to the Oroville Dam and the subsequent damage downstream. "Most of these are going to wind up in court," Kelso told The Bee about claims against the state Department of General Services, which is handling the claims.

"Medical marijuana update: Top 3 things health execs should know," Managed Healthcare Executive, Aug. 6, 2017: McGeorge's Michael Vitiello provided context and insight for this piece about the use of medical marijuana and the various laws across the 29 states that allow its use.

"University of the Pacific again among top colleges in nation,", Aug. 4, 2017: University of the Pacific was included in The Princeton Review as one of the top 382 colleges in the country. Pacific was also mentioned in the guide's "Best Western" and "Green Colleges" lists.

"Dugoni Celebrates White Coat Ceremony," Dentistry Today, July 31, 2017: Students of Arthur A. Dugoni School of Dentistry celebrated the 19th annual White Coat Ceremony at the Palace of Fine Arts Theatre in San Francisco. Students were able to celebrate a milestone marking the start of their clinical experience and pledged to uphold professional integrity in front of 1,000 guests.

"U.S. men leave water polo championships on a good note," Palo Alto Online, July 25, 2017: James Graham, Pacific's water polo coach for both men's and women's teams, is also the coach of the U.S. team competing in the World University Games in Taipei, Taiwan, beginning Aug. 18 and he was mentioned in this advance story.

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