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Pacific in the Press | March 20, 2018

Mar 20, 2018

 

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It will be an honor to join the talented and dedicated faculty and staff at the Eberhardt School of Business and to support their mission of developing knowledgeable, innovative business leaders in a personalized, experience-based learning environment.

-- Tim Carroll, The Record," March 14, 2018


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

"Tim Carroll named as new dean for University of the Pacific's Eberhardt School of Business," The Record, March 14, 2018: Tim Carroll, the incoming dean of Eberhardt School of Business, was featured in this story, which also quoted Provost Maria Pallavicini. "It will be an honor to join the talented and dedicated faculty and staff at the Eberhardt School of Business and to support their mission of developing knowledgeable, innovative business leaders in a personalized, experience-based learning environment," Carroll told The Record. The story was picked up by several news aggregator websites.

"Do Amazon fulfillment centers boost the economy and provide job growth?," KCBS-AM (San Francisco), March 12, 2018: Jeff Michael, executive director of Pacific's Center for Business and Policy Research, was on air live to discuss the impact Amazon's fulfillment centers have on the economy and job growth.

"Amazon jobs may not be worth all the tax breaks cities give, study says," The Fresno Bee, March 18, 2018: Jeff Michael, executive director of Pacific's Center for Business and Policy Research, provided context and background for this story on incentives used by communities to draw Amazon fulfillment centers. "There isn't good justification for public subsidies for Amazon fulfillment centers," Michael told The Bee. "They are going to locate in places that allow them to best serve California population centers regardless of these subsidies." He added that while Amazon has displaced retail jobs in San Joaquin and Stanislaus counties, the centers have been net creators of jobs.

"California Considers Permanent Drought Restrictions," "The Jefferson Exchange," Jefferson Public Radio (NPR, Southern Oregon and Northern California), March 19, 2018: McGeorge's Jennifer Harder was a guest on this live call-in radio show to discuss water, the drought, and the possibility that the California Water Resources Control Board will make conservation restrictions permanent. She also discussed creating a "culture of conservation" and "water neutral development."

"Symphony announces new schedule: 'It's going to be a fun season'," The Record, March 15, 2018: The Conservatory's Frank Wiens will be a guest star during the 2018-19 Stockton Symphony season that focuses on Stockton. "The 92nd season for the orchestra opens with a commissioned piece called 'The Sights and Sounds of Stockton' and ends with 'Sister Cities,' featuring music composed in the regions of Stockton's seven sister cities," reads a portion of the story. Chris Brubeck, son of Pacific alumni Dave and Iola Brubeck, is also scheduled to perform with the Stockton Symphony.

"Interview with Teresa Bergman, Ph.D. - Graduate Program Director for the Communication Department at the University of the Pacific," MastersinCommunications.com, March 13, 2018: Communication's Teresa Bergman was interviewed for this acgtMedia LLC online resource for students.

"Terrific trio to play at Music On The Divide," Mountain Democrat (Placerville), March 16, 2018: The Conservatory's Trio 180 was featured in this story in advance of its performance in Georgetown. The story noted that members of the group - Anne Miller on violin, Vicky Wang on cello and Sonia Leong on piano - are dedicated to their roles as performers, proponents of new music and education.

"Dental checks to move into schools thanks to virtual technology," Hi-Desert Star (Yucca Valley, California), March 16, 2018: Dugoni's Paul Glassman, who developed virtual dental home, was mentioned in this story reporting that the approach to bringing dental services to patients in schools and other community centers was being used in the Morongo Basin Healthcare District.

"Stockton Art Scene: AAUW show empowers women, girls," The Record, March 17, 2018: Art students Meghan Lacombe and Mia Arostigui won prizes in the Stockton branch of the American Association of University Women's second annual art show. The art show was started so that students from San Joaquin Delta College and Pacific could compete for cash awards and build art portfolios. Pacific's Brett DeBoer asked the Pacific Art Club to help grow the event.

"Lincoln High to honor seven alums," The Record, March 16, 2018: Alumnus Jeff Russell '94 is among several Lincoln High School graduates being honored with entrance in that school's Alumni Hall of Fame on April 21. Russell, who played football four years at Pacific and went on to play and coach professional football, died in 2013 after a two-year battle with cancer. He is considered one of the best all-around athletes to graduate from Lincoln. He was inducted into the Stockton Athletic Hall of Fame in 2011 and was among the 2015-16 inductees into the Pacific Tigers Hall of Fame. Janet Lamkin, president of Bank of America California and a Stockton native, spoke at the Advancing Women's Leadership forum in 2017 and also will be inducted into the Lincoln High School Alumni Hall of Fame.

"Prescription, Pleasure and Profit," Chocolate Class, March 14, 2018: Ken Albala's work "The Use and Abuse of Chocolate in 17th Century Medical Theory, Food and Foodways" was quoted in this blog item about the medicinal qualities of chocolate - "in the end, pleasure is precisely why people drank chocolate."

"Gilbert: Stockton's Leonardo De Vinci still full of ideas," The Record, March 18, 2018: One of the designers of the Robert E. Burns Tower on the Stockton Campus was featured in this story. "What impressed me when you looked from the roof was Stockton as a city of trees," Glen Mortensen told The Record. "It was just beautiful. You could see the tower downtown (the Medico-Dental Building, Stockton's tallest landmark until the completion of the new courthouse), but other than that you could hardly see any buildings at all, just the trees."

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