CLU in the News Archive

January 2011

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Saturday
January 29, 2011
Students learn about sleeping outside by doing it themselves
It’s one thing to learn about the homeless in the safety of a warm classroom, and another to spend the night outside sleeping on cardboard, exposed to the cold.
Published in: Ventura County Star ( view article )

Thursday
January 27, 2011
Marino likes seeing his CLU players coach a little, too
Marino is also the head coach of the Cal Lutheran women’s soccer team and six of his CLU players are on high school coaching staffs this season.
Published in: Ventura County Star ( view article )

Thursday
January 27, 2011
Muslim student navigates life at Cal Lutheran
Aminah Hassoun has come to accept the stares she gets as a Muslim woman wearing a hijab, or head scarf, at a small Lutheran university.
Published in: Ventura County Star ( view article )

Thursday
January 27, 2011
Taking charge of your health in 2011
It may come as a shock, but many of our diets lack vital vitamins, nutrients and minerals needed for growth, development, immunity and overall health, writes CLU exercise science professor Louise Kelly.
Published in: Ventura County Reporter ( view article )

Wednesday
January 26, 2011
CLU to welcome Year of the Golden Rabbit on Feb. 3
The annual Chinese New Year celebration at California Lutheran University in Thousand Oaks. which this year will take place 6:30-8:30 p.m. Feb. 3 in CLU’s Soiland Recreation Center.
Published in: Ventura County Star ( view article )

Tuesday
January 25, 2011
Women's team finds more depth
Achieving even more offensive balance has been a goal for the Cal Lutheran women’s basketball team all season.
Published in: Ventura County Star ( view article )

Saturday
January 22, 2011
Sikh adds depth to religion class
Rahuldeep Singh Gill, the only religion professor who is not Christian at CLU, helps students understand the diversity of the world, his colleagues and students say.
Published in: Ventura County Star ( view article )

Friday
January 21, 2011
Paul Egertson's deep legacy
The Lutheran bishop emeritus pushed for full inclusion of gays in religious life.
Published in: The Mountain Enterprise ( view article )

Friday
January 21, 2011
Small-biz outlook brighter in 2011
Santa Barbara and Ventura counties depend more heavily on small-business job growth than other parts of the state and nation, according to economist Bill Watkins of California Lutheran University.
Published in: Pacific Coast Business Times ( view article )

Thursday
January 20, 2011
CLU honors generations of activism
California Lutheran University in Thousand Oaks awarded its inaugural Peace Prize on Wednesday to a leading advocate for immigration reform and the New Sanctuary Movement.
Published in: Ventura County Star ( view article )

Wednesday
January 19, 2011
'Tree people' at home in Great Falls
Great Falls, Mont., should not hesitate to toot its own horn, writes CLU communication professor Beverly Kelley.
Published in: Ventura County Star ( view article )

Tuesday
January 18, 2011
NCAA's new leader impresses AD Kuntz
Cal Lutheran athletic director Dan Kuntz was most interested in seeing if new NCAA President Mike Emmert would mention Division III programs in his first State of the Association speech.
Published in: Ventura County Star ( view article )

Monday
January 17, 2011
Activities set for CLU's Homelessness Awareness Week
A panel discussion with experts on homelessness and an overnight student “sleepout” are some of the activities that will take place during California Lutheran University’s Homelessness Awareness Week later this month.
Published in: Ventura County Star ( view article )

Sunday
January 16, 2011
Asking more than just 'why'
The tragic shooting in Tucson that resulted in six deaths and 14 wounded, including U.S. Rep. Gabrielle Giffords, is another reminder of the senseless violence permeating our nation, writes CLU political science professor Robert J. Meadows.
Published in: Ventura County Star ( view article )

Sunday
January 16, 2011
What's happening to the Arctic ice?
I recently received another vitriolic e-mail chiding me for writing about global warming when the Northeast was under several feet of snow and experiencing unseasonably cold temperatures, writes CLU biologist Reese Halter.
Published in: Ventura County Star ( view article )

Friday
January 14, 2011
Local college students use vacation time to help in post-hurricane construction in Gulf region
Some students from California Lutheran University in Thousand Oaks are passing on the sunny beaches of Hawaii and Southern California's ski slopes during their winter break to help with continuing Hurricane Katrina relief efforts.
Published in: KCLU ( view article )

Thursday
January 13, 2011
Former Lutheran bishop practiced what he preached
The Rev. Paul Egertson was a man of faith and conviction.
Published in: Thousand Oaks Acorn ( view article )

Thursday
January 13, 2011
Participants encouraged to share at Senior Fest
About 60 senior citizens attended a day of fellowship, spiritual devotions and educational workshops Wednesday at California Lutheran University in Thousand Oaks.
Published in: Ventura County Star ( view article )

Wednesday
January 12, 2011
Students build solar powered fountain
Green is in at California Lutheran University in Thousand Oaks, an ever-present aspect of the curriculum flowing from the school’s stated commitment “to continue to learn how to live responsibly and justly on our campus and in our communities.”
Published in: EarthTechling.com ( view article )

Wednesday
January 12, 2011
Wild weather unleashed as arctic thaws
Last week, I received yet another vitriolic e-mail chiding me for speaking and writing about global warming when northeastern United States was under feet of snow in addition to unseasonably cold temperatures, writes CLU biologist Reese Halter.
Published in: The Huffington Post ( view article )

Tuesday
January 11, 2011
Roesel doing her part to bring back men's volleyball
The Cal Lutheran women’s volleyball coach is taking the initial steps to revive the men’s volleyball program at CLU.
Published in: Ventura County Star ( view article )

Monday
January 10, 2011
Paul Egertson dies at 75
The senior lecturer at California Lutheran University and longtime advocate for inclusion of gays in the life of the church was asked to resign in 2001 after violating policy in the ordination of the non-celibate minister.
Published in: Los Angeles Times ( view article )

Sunday
January 9, 2011
Allison Kerr, CLU's senior middle blocker, had big hand in program's record-breaking season
Allison Kerr doesn’t reserve her competitive spirit for just matches in volleyball.
Published in: Ventura County Star ( view article )

Saturday
January 8, 2011
Fuzzy thinking by famous economists
It is a mindboggling mistake for an economist to claim that business decisions are made based on productivity, without consideration of costs.
Published in: New Geography ( view article )

Friday
January 7, 2011
Paul Egertson: former Lutheran bishop and gay rights advocate
The Rev. Paul Egertson, a tireless advocate of gay rights in the church and a former Lutheran bishop, died of a massive heart attack Wednesday at his Thousand Oaks home.
Published in: Ventura County Star ( view article )

Friday
January 7, 2011
Professor chose a life of service
Sam Thomas is active in social justice and environmental issues.
Published in: Ventura County Star ( view article )

Wednesday
January 5, 2011
A dedicated advocate for our public libraries
This was a week of red-letter days for Starrett Kreissman, writes CLU communication professor Beverly Kelley.
Published in: Ventura County Star ( view article )

Tuesday
January 4, 2011
Women take momentum into SCIAC play
The Regals (6-5) are looking to prolong that momentum as they begin Southern California Intercollegiate Athletic Conference play.
Published in: Ventura County Star ( view article )

Monday
January 3, 2011
CLU's first Peace Prize going to L.A. activist
California Lutheran University in Thousand Oaks has announced plans to award an annual Peace Prize.
Published in: Ventura County Star ( view article )

Monday
January 3, 2011
Economics 2011
CLU economist Bill Watkins is featured on "Conversations with Neal Andrews."
Published in: CAPS TV ( view article )

Saturday
January 1, 2011
CLU entrepreneurship class uses local firm as a model
A new class at California Lutheran University is studying international entrepreneurship, using a local pharmaceutical company as a model.
Published in: Ventura County Star ( view article )

Saturday
January 1, 2011
CLU production picked for L.A. presentation
A production of “The Cherry Orchard” at California Lutheran University has been selected for a regional festival, an indication of the theater department’s recent growth.
Published in: Ventura County Star ( view article )

Saturday
January 1, 2011
Top school execs retiring, study says
School districts must do more to prepare leaders, said CLU Dean George Petersen, one of the study’s five authors.
Published in: Ventura County Star ( view article )

Saturday
January 1, 2011
What will the San Fernando Valley's recovery look like?
The San Fernando Valley's 2011 economic recovery will likely be modest, stronger than California's, not as strong as the United States, writes CLU economist Bill Watkins.
Published in: BusinessLife ( view article )

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