CLU in the News Archive

January 2012

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Tuesday
January 31, 2012
CLU's stock rising on the Dow report
There are still a few weeds that sprout in the garden and some cracks that develop in the paint, but Roy Dow believes the Cal Lutheran women's basketball team has a strong foundation in place.
Published in: Ventura County Star ( view article )

Tuesday
January 31, 2012
Columbia Sportswear CEO addresses Oregon’s economic challenges
Tim Boyle, president and chief officer of Columbia Sportswear Company was recently in Bend to address the 2012 Central Oregon Forecast produced by the California Lutheran University Center for Economic Research and Forecasting.
Published in: Cascade Business News ( view article )

Tuesday
January 31, 2012
If we don’t like the message, shall we shoot the messenger?
Dr. Bill Watkins with Cal Lutheran University Center for Economic Research and Forecasting fully admits that he’s not always a popular guy in our region, because, in his view, he delivers the news the way it is and doesn’t pussyfoot around it
Published in: Cascade Business News ( view article )

Tuesday
January 31, 2012
Where have all the boomers gone…?
Central Oregon built a paradise for Baby Boomers, only to find they “couldn’t afford to play,” claimed economic analyst Bill Watkins at a packed recent business conference in Bend.
Published in: Cascade Business News ( view article )

Saturday
January 28, 2012
Documentary 'The Flaw' tries to explain causes of recession
About 130 spectators filled a room at California Lutheran University in Thousand Oaks to watch a documentary that tries to explain the causes of the recession.
Published in: Ventura County Star ( view article )

Thursday
January 26, 2012
Life and death
On Tuesday, Jan. 31, Prejean will be speaking at California Lutheran University, Samuelson Chapel, 7 p.m.
Published in: Ventura County Reporter ( view article )

Thursday
January 26, 2012
Why we need to save bees
Humans and honeybees are quite similar in a number of ways, writes CLU biologist Reese Halter.
Published in: Santa Monica Daily Press ( view article )

Wednesday
January 25, 2012
Beetles, the new canary in a coalmine
The media's apathetic appetite for covering the environment is perplexing and disturbing, writes CLU biologist Reese Halter.
Published in: Ruidoso News ( view article )

Wednesday
January 25, 2012
Book review: The Insatiable Bark Beetle
Dr. Reese Halter’s The Insatiable Bark Beetle concerns yet another terrible consequence of global warming.
Published in: Sierra ( view article )

Wednesday
January 25, 2012
CLU professors get grant to study pesticide exposure in farmworkers
Two professors at California Lutheran University in Thousand Oaks have received a $150,000 grant to study pesticide exposure among farmworkers in Oxnard.
Published in: Ventura County Star ( view article )

Tuesday
January 24, 2012
Walton survives, thrives at CLU
There was a time when Xavier Walton didn't think he would last four days at Cal Lutheran, yet alone four years.
Published in: Ventura County Star ( view article )

Sunday
January 22, 2012
Anti-death penalty activist Prejean to appear at CLU
Sister Helen Prejean, anti-death penalty activist, author and subject of the film "Dead Man Walking," will visit California Lutheran University in Thousand Oaks on Jan. 31.
Published in: Ventura County Star ( view article )

Sunday
January 22, 2012
Author, nun to speak about death penalty
Sister Helen Prejean, an award-winning author on the death penalty, will speak Jan. 31 at California Lutheran University in Thousand Oaks.
Published in: Ventura County Star ( view article )

Sunday
January 22, 2012
To bring about change, we must all work together
Those interested in genuine dialogue that focuses on shared values and solutions to social and economic problems share this goal with organizers of "The 100% Summit: A Tale of Two Counties," scheduled for Friday at the Camarillo United Methodist Church, writes CLU religion professor Sam Thomas.
Published in: Ventura County Star ( view article )

Wednesday
January 18, 2012
Beetles the new canary in a coal mine
The media's apathetic appetite for covering the environment is perplexing and disturbing, writes CLU biologist Reese Halter.
Published in: Santa Monica Daily Press ( view article )

Wednesday
January 18, 2012
C.O. forecast calls for slow growth
Central Oregon’s economy is expected to expand over the next eight quarters, but that growth is likely to be slow and steady, according to an economic forecast out Wednesday from California Lutheran University.
Published in: Oregon Public Broadcasting ( view article )

Wednesday
January 18, 2012
County braces for super PACs' dirty work
Not only do super PACs enable a handful of wealthy individuals to finance all manner of campaign propaganda without disclosing their identities, but they can also inundate the airwaves in mudslinging spots, glut mailboxes with unrecyclable glossy mailers and tie-up telephones with annoying robocalls, writes CLU communication professor Beverly Kelley.
Published in: Ventura County Star ( view article )

Tuesday
January 17, 2012
Family ties bind Porter to CLU
A family legacy guided basketball player Jazmyne Porter her to Cal Lutheran.
Published in: Ventura County Star ( view article )

Sunday
January 15, 2012
Nature's landscape being altered by a warming world
The media's apathetic appetite for covering the environment is perplexing and disturbing, writes CLU biologist Reese Halter.
Published in: Ventura County Star ( view article )

Friday
January 13, 2012
Climate change plus bark beetles equals billions of dead trees
The media's apathetic appetite for covering the environment is perplexing and disturbing, writes CLU biologist Reese Halter
Published in: Corvalis Gazette Times ( view article )

Thursday
January 12, 2012
Nature unleashed: Wild weather January 2012
As we continue to recklessly spew more than 82 million metric tons of greenhouse gases into the biosphere, daily, consider what's occurring around us and that change is imminent as nature has only just begun to flex her wild power, writes CLU biologist Reese Halter.
Published in: The Huffington Post ( view article )

Wednesday
January 11, 2012
Port generates $202 million in economic output, report says
The Oxnard Harbor Commission is beginning the year with new leadership, tough regulatory challenges and an economic impact report that indicates the Port of Hueneme generates about $202 million in economic output, pays $15.4 million in local taxes and supports 1,516 local jobs.
Published in: Ventura County Star ( view article )

Tuesday
January 10, 2012
Harbach going the distance for CLU swimming
Mimi Harbach displayed her progress last Saturday by winning the 500- and 1,000-yard freestyle events and finishing second in the 200 free in a meet against Pomona-Pitzer.
Published in: Ventura County Star ( view article )

Monday
January 9, 2012
Port pumps $200M into region
Port Hueneme, a major entry point for cars and bananas in Ventura County, generates about $202 million in economic output and supports 1,516 jobs, according to a study released today.
Published in: Pacific Coast Business Times ( view article )

Monday
January 9, 2012
Solving California's Deficit: The Jerry Brown vs. 'Think Long' Debate
Two major proposals to deal with the deficit will shape the coming debate, writes CLU economist Bill Watkins.
Published in: CityWatch ( view article )

Sunday
January 8, 2012
Climate change, bark beetles: Dead pine trees
The economy is a wholly owned subsidiary of the environment, despite the rhetoric from every GOP candidate, writes CLU biologist Reese Halter.
Published in: The Aspen Times ( view article )

Saturday
January 7, 2012
Climate change and bark beetles equal billions of dead trees
The economy is a wholly owned subsidiary of the environment, despite the rhetoric from every GOP candidate, writes CLU biologist Reese Halter.
Published in: Palo Alto Daily News ( view article )

Friday
January 6, 2012
Dr. Reese Halter on global warming and why you should care about bark beetles, forests and honeybees
Dr. Helen Caldicott talks with CLU conservation biologist Reese Halter.
Published in: If You Love This Planet ( view article )

Thursday
January 5, 2012
Class to help children explore the world
For Katelen Eich, history is more than a collection of dates, facts and noteworthy figures.
Published in: Ventura County Star ( view article )

Thursday
January 5, 2012
Into the future
In a group discussion about the so-called end of the world, local experts in various fields, including politics, economics, climate and technology, weighed in on what they believe is to come in 2012 — globally and locally.
Published in: Ventura County Reporter ( view article )

Wednesday
January 4, 2012
Making and breaking our New Year's resolutions
For those of you who made New Year's resolutions, today is the day that marks your success or failure, writes CLU communication professor Beverly Kelley.
Published in: Ventura County Star ( view article )

Monday
January 2, 2012
CLU economist offers 2012 outlook
Bill Watkins, executive director of the Center for Economic Research at Forecasting at CLU, shared his economic outlook for 2012.
Published in: KEYT ( view article )

Sunday
January 1, 2012
A crisis of values exists in the world today
From the very outset, the global economic turmoil was merely a symptom of a much larger moral, spiritual and ethical crisis, writes CLU economics professor Jamshid Damooei.
Published in: Ventura County Star ( view article )

Sunday
January 1, 2012
Study abroad as a collaborative endeavor
Gary Rhodes, Albert Biscarra, Lisa Loberg, and Katie Roller suggest that the next steps to improve study-abroad programs are to increase the diversity of student participants and partner with departments across the academic and student affairs spectrum.
Published in: About Campus ( view article )

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