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Pacific in the Press | June 27, 2017

Jun 27, 2017

Quote of the week: [Justice Kennedy] is willing to follow the logic of the prior cases where it leads him. -John Sims, Insight, June 23, 2017

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

"Justice Anthony Kennedy And LGBT Civil Rights," Capital Public Radio's Insight, June 23, 2017: Lawrence Levine and John Sims, professors of law at McGeorge, discussed the Obergefell v. Hodges decision, which granted marriage equality to same-sex couples in all 50 states. They examine the opinion and judicial style of Justice Anthony Kennedy, who teaches at McGeorge's international law summer program in Salzburg, Austria.

"Stockton Home Of Fastest Growing Rent In Nation," CBS 13 (KOVR, Sacramento-Sacramento-Modesto), June 19, 2017: Jeff Michael, director of the Center for Business and Policy Research, provided insight on the rapid increase in rent in the Stockton region.

"Facebook's Sandberg to highlight Sept. 12 Advancing Women's Leadership Forum: BofA California president and 'classic music's No. 1 maverick' also to speak at forum hosted by University of the Pacific," CaravanNews.com, June 20, 2017: Facebook's Sheryl Sandberg, Bank of America California's Janet Lamkin, and "classic music's No. 1 maverick" Jade Simmons are the featured speakers at the next Advancing Women's Leadership forum on Sept. 12 hosted by Pacific.

"CCWD joins the water conservation fight," Calaveras Enterprise, June 22, 2017: Jennifer Harder, assistant professor at McGeorge, commented on the "philosophical divide" that emerged between state and local entities on California water management. Harder said, "Through top-down regulatory oversight on one hand or local autonomy on the other, the wisest water management approach would incorporate both."

"Selected local pilot projects to improve children's oral health," California Dental Association, June 20, 2017: Dugoni School of Dentistry's Virtual Dental Home Program was mentioned as one element of the Local Dental Pilot Project that seeks to improve the oral health of California children enrolled in Denti-Cal.

"Calaveras Board of Supervisors remain firm on cannabis ban," Calaveras Enterprise, June 20, 2017: Jeff Michael, director of the Center for Business and Policy Research, presented to the Calaveras County Board of Supervisors on the fiscal impact of cannabis regulations in Calaveras County.

"Telling a story through puppets," The Record, June 21, 2017: Cathie McClellan, associate professor of theatre arts, talked about the formation of DeltaFusion, an annual summer workshop co-sponsored by Pacific that is now in its seventh year. This year's production celebrated three local women, including Jennifer Torres-Siders, who worked for University of the Pacific and its Beyond Our Gates literacy program.

"'BiblioKids' summer book camp promotes early literacy," The Record, June 22, 2017: Pacific was mentioned in a story about the "BiblioKids" summer book camp. A grant from Pacific's Beyond Our Gates Early Literacy Program and other local partners helped to fund the camp run by Tuleburg Press.