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Pacific in the Press | Jan. 31, 2017

Jan 31, 2017

quote of the week:We're not in a dictatorship, and we're still a strong democracy, and there are due process rights --Raquel Aldana, KCRA3, Jan. 25, 2017

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


Summaries:

KCRA3 (NBC, Sacramento-Stockton-Modesto)
Forum prepares undocumented immigrants for possible deportation
Jan. 25, 2017
Raquel Aldana, professor of law and associate dean for faculty scholarship, and several McGeorge alumni were on the Stockton Campus on Jan. 26, the day that President Donald Trump signed executive orders affecting immigration, for an immigration forum that had been in the works for months. The panel explained the impact of the policy changes to the crowd of nearly 150 community members in Grace Covell Hall. Aldana and the immigration attorneys then consulted with some in the crowd about immigration issues. Aldana, Ines Ruiz-Huston, Latinx community outreach director, and others were interviewed for stories by KCRA, Fox 40 and The Record. Univsion 19 in Sacramento was also there.
View story: http://www.kcra.com/article/forum-prepares-undocumented-immigrants-for-possible-deportation/8641340
KCRA broadcasted the story twice that evening and broadcasted a version of the story three times the following morning, 4:30, 5 and 6 a.m., 1/26.
KTXL (Fox 40, Sacramento-Stockton-Modesto), Jan. 25, 2017View story: http://mms.tveyes.com/PlaybackPortal.aspx?SavedEditID=e3a6ab70-d2d9-43bb-b972-5fffe8e2d765
The Record, 'They fear the worst': Pacific forum comes hours after Trump signals immigration crackdown, Jan. 25, 2017, Read more: http://www.recordnet.com/news/20170125/they-fear-worst-pacific-forum-comes-hours-after-trump-signals-immigration-crackdown

Sacramento Business Journal
McGeorge names Arkansas law school leader as new dean
Jan. 24, 2017
The selection of Michael Hunter Schwartz as the new dean at McGeorge School of Law was the subject of several news stories in the region. Schwartz, who has served as dean of the William H. Bowen School of Law at University of Arkansas, this year was again named one of the "Most Influential People in Legal Education" by National Jurist Magazine. He begins on July 1. The Sacramento Business Journal featured him in a news story and again in its "5 things to know today" feature.
Read more: http://assets-origin.bizjournals.com/sacramento/news/2017/01/24/mcgeorge-names-arkansas-law-school-leader-as-new.html
Read more: http://assets-origin.bizjournals.com/sacramento/news/2017/01/25/5-things-to-know-today-and-a-local-marathon-is.html
Central Valley Business Journal, McGeorge names new dean, Jan. 24, 2017
Read more: http://cvbj.biz/2017/01/24/mcgeorge-new-dean/
ABC 10 MyNeighborhood (Posted on Stockton, Modesto, Oakdale/Turlock story sites with a link to the Central Valley Business Journal story.), McGeorge names new dean, Jan. 25, 2017
Read more: http://oakdale-turlock.abc10.com/news/schools/654121-mcgeorge-names-new-dean
The Record (Metro Briefs), McGeorge law school names new dean, Jan. 24, 2017
Read more: http://www.recordnet.com/news/20170124/metro-briefs-jan-25-2017

The Record
Area advocates say Trump's wall is attack on American values
Jan. 26, 2017
Martin Camps, professor of modern language and literature, commented in a story on President Donald Trump's proposal to build a wall along the border between the United States and Mexico. The money to be used for the wall would be better spent on schools, roads, bridges and parks, Camps said. He also explained that towns on either side of the border depend on each other and that improvements in safety and the economy Mexico and Central America are more likely to curtail migration than is a wall. "The wall we're building is an aggressive rhetoric. ... We're building a monument to apartheid, to hatred."
Read more: http://www.recordnet.com/news/20170125/area-advocates-say-trumps-wall-is-attack-on-american-values

Fox 40 (Sacramento-Stockton-Modesto)
Cutoff of Federal Funds Likely to Face Legal Challenges
Jan. 27, 2017
J. Clark Kelso, associate dean and professor of law, comments on the threat of losing federal funding for state and local governments who defy President Trump's new immigration enforcement initiatives. Kelso explains that the federal government is limited when it comes to withholding money that is already earmarked.
View the story: http://fox40.com/2017/01/27/cutoff-of-federal-funds-likely-to-face-legal-challenges/

Cook's Science
Feeling the Pull: A food scholar takes on the tangled world of noodles
Jan. 17, 2017
Ken Albala admits to his obsession with noodles in a story on this new digital media outlet from America's Test Kitchen offering stories and recipes that mix food and science for home kitchens. Albala, a history professor and chair of Pacific's Food Studies Program, takes the reader though the science, technique and taste of noodles from around the world. Photos of Albala stretching noodles accompany the piece. It is a good prelude to his next book - on noodles - expected out in 2017.
Read more: http://www.cooksscience.com/articles/feature/feeling-the-pull/

FoodAnthropology
What FoodAnthropology Is Reading Now
Jan. 27, 2017
Ken Albala, history professor and chair of the Food Studies Program, was mention in a recent blog entry of FoodAnthropology, the blog of the Society for the Anthropology of Food and Nutrition, a section of the American Anthropological Association. The section read in part: "Food historian Ken Albala has been deeply involved with all kinds of noodles for quite some time. Read about some of his experiments in noodling around (sorry, but that pun was inevitable)" before the entry linked to the Cook's Science blog.
Read more: https://foodanthro.com/2017/01/27/what-foodanthropology-is-reading-now-january-27-2017/

Merced Sun-Star
Merced County Board of Supervisors introduces prayer to regular public meeting
Jan. 24, 2017
Leslie Gielow Jacobs, professor of law, explained the constitutionality of allowing prayer at government meetings. Commenting on Merced's Board of Supervisor's practice of starting their meeting with an invocation, Jacobs said "It's said as a ceremonial recitation as opposed to taught as truth."
Read more: http://www.mercedsunstar.com/news/article128551444.html

The Record
Manteca braces for growth in first State of the City
Jan. 26, 2017
Thomas Pogue, associate director of the Center for Business and Policy Research, was one of the speakers at Manteca's State of the City event on Wednesday. While Manteca Mayor spoke of a need for infrastructure such as roads, schools and hospitals, Pogue said there will be a need for housing. While there will be 2,000 new homes built this year, the region needs 3,500 homes per year to keep up with demand.
Read more: http://www.recordnet.com/news/20170125/manteca-braces-for-growth-in-first-state-of-city

The Record
Urban Eden: Public-private partnership revitalizes downtown, teaches skills
Jan. 26, 2017
Patty Gray, director of Pacific's Garden Program, was quoted in an article about a community garden project that the San Joaquin County Office of Education's training program YouthBuild is developing in downtown Stockton. "We're already talking about ways we can partner up," Gray said. "Stockton cannot have enough urban gardens, that's for sure."
Read more: http://www.recordnet.com/news/20170126/urban-eden-public-private-partnership-revitalizes-downtown-teaches-skills

The Record
Third annual health careers conference is Feb. 4
Jan. 22, 2017
Pacific's Department of Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology partnered with the UC Davis School of Medicine Office of Student and Resident Diversity to organize this year's Health Career Conference.
Read more: http://www.recordnet.com/news/20170122/third-annual-health-careers-conference-is-feb-4