CLU in the News Archive

March 2013

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Stories
Friday
March 29, 2013
To solve tough issues, we need more optimists, less delusion
I started thinking about the differences between hope, optimism, fantasy, and delusion, writes CLU economist Bill Watkins.
Published in: Orange County Register ( view article )

Thursday
March 28, 2013
Short-handed CLU continues winning streak
During a season in which it has beaten eight ranked teams, the Cal Lutheran men’s tennis team nonetheless overcame a significant handicap to cap a brilliant and stressful week with a 5-4 victory over visiting Pomona-Pitzer last Saturday afternoon.
Published in: Ventura County Star ( view article )

Wednesday
March 27, 2013
Getting an image of American political figures
When asked which news source was most influential, John F. Kennedy didn’t hesitate, writes California Lutheran University professor emerita Beverly Kelley.
Published in: Ventura County Star ( view article )

Tuesday
March 26, 2013
Petersen finds his place at CLU
Jake Petersen thought last year would be his final season of college baseball.
Published in: Ventura County Star ( view article )

Sunday
March 24, 2013
A teacher-education model that works
There are many strong programs preparing teachers to become true professionals and one of the best tools in use is the Professional Development School.
Published in: Ventura County Star ( view article )

Friday
March 22, 2013
Cal Lutheran star Eric Rogers gets NFL shot
KTLA cameras were there as Rogers auditioned in front of some pro scouts in a do-or-die shot at glory.
Published in: KTLA ( view article )

Friday
March 22, 2013
The perils of a declining Golden State population
California's stubbornly high unemployment rate reflects structural problems that simply will not go away.
Published in: Pacific Coast Business Times ( view article )

Friday
March 22, 2013
What's driving the real estate recovery?
The excitement about data showing that Southern California saw a median home price increase may be premature, writes CLU economist Bill Watkins.
Published in: Orange County Register ( view article )

Wednesday
March 20, 2013
Fatherly advice helps break slump
A Cal Lutheran junior shortstop was going through a mild slump at the plate before her dad suggested a solution.
Published in: Ventura County Star ( view article )

Wednesday
March 20, 2013
State economic forecast: Slow job creation
That's the straight-from-the-shoulder message courtesy of Bill Watkins, executive director of California Lutheran University's Center for Economic Research and Forecasting, who says growth in the Golden State will be slow but steadily improving through 2014.
Published in: Santa Barbara News-Press ( view article )

Tuesday
March 19, 2013
Cal Lutheran economist sees California's population declining
Declining birth and migration rates have slowed California's population growth to a crawl and "it's only a matter of time before California's population declines," California Lutheran University economist Bill Watkins declares in a new report on the state's demographic and economic prospects.
Published in: Sacramento Bee ( view article )

Tuesday
March 19, 2013
California's economy will crawl before it runs, according to CLU forecast
California’s economic growth in the next two years will be slow and steadily accelerating because government policy has choked off a vigorous recovery.
Published in: Ventura County Star ( view article )

Tuesday
March 19, 2013
Economists say California’s slow population growth a concern
Low births and more people moving out of California than moving in have resulted in the slowest California population growth rates ever observed since the beginning of the 20th century, according to a report released Tuesday by the California Lutheran University Center for Economic Research and Forecasting.
Published in: Central Valley Business Times ( view article )

Tuesday
March 19, 2013
Ventura County economist pessimistic about state housing rebound
A new forecast from a Ventura County economist being presented in Sacramento today says that signs of a state housing recovery may be premature.
Published in: KCLU ( view article )

Sunday
March 17, 2013
Pope Francis - Rethinking Catholic traditions
What does it mean that, in the early days of the 21st century, a pope should choose for the first time in history to be called Francis, explores California Lutheran University professor R. Guy Erwin.
Published in: Ventura County Star ( view article )

Sunday
March 17, 2013
Unafraid, CLU theologian faces death
Jarvis Streeter is dying.
Published in: Ventura County Star ( view article )

Friday
March 15, 2013
McGinn continues strong play for Cal Lutheran
Mikey McGinn continued his outstanding season earlier this week, leading the Cal Luthern men’s golf team to the title at the Texas Lutheran University Concan Invitational on Tuesday.
Published in: Porterville Recorder ( view article )

Friday
March 15, 2013
We need more low-wage jobs
The complaint about growth in low-wage jobs actually is the heartless statement, writes CLU economist Bill Watkins.
Published in: Orange County Register ( view article )

Thursday
March 14, 2013
Artists ‘man up’ for exhibit
Last Saturday, California Lutheran University hosted the opening of “The Man Show,” a monthlong exhibit in its Kwan Fong Gallery of Art and Culture dedicated to the modern male.
Published in: Acorn ( view article )

Wednesday
March 13, 2013
Is telecommuting edict right or wrong? Depends
If you number among the 24 percent of employed Americans who work from home at least once a week (Bureau of Labor Statistics), you’re probably not too happy with a recent move by the newly minted CEO of Yahoo, Marissa Mayer, to outlaw telecommuting for her 11,000 employees, writes CLU professor emerita Beverly Kelley.
Published in: Ventura County Star ( view article )

Tuesday
March 12, 2013
Cal Lutheran receiver Rogers gets a chance to strut his stuff for NFL scouts
Eric Rogers wasn’t expecting more than a handful of scouts to attend his Pro Day.
Published in: Ventura County Star ( view article )

Tuesday
March 12, 2013
Hamilton wastes no time rewriting track record book
Freshman Amanda Hamilton didn’t waste any time making a significant impact for the Cal Lutheran women’s track and field team.
Published in: Ventura County Star ( view article )

Monday
March 11, 2013
Ventura County university hosts community forum on state of stem cell research
KCLU’s Lance Orozco reports that some leading stem cell researchers visited California Lutheran University in Thousand Oaks to take part in a community forum to talk about the state of the field.
Published in: KCLU ( view article )

Saturday
March 9, 2013
Stem cell researchers from UCLA speak at CLU
Skin cells can be reprogrammed into the type of stem cells that can grow into any tissue, bone or body part in a process that doesn’t involve human eggs or embryos, a UCLA researcher told scientists and students Friday at California Lutheran University in Thousand Oaks.
Published in: Ventura County Star ( view article )

Friday
March 8, 2013
City revives university dreams
On Friday, March 1, officials from California Lutheran University took a tour of Tracy with City Manager Leon Churchill and several local business leaders, hearkening back to a 2007 idea to bring several university extensions to the city as part of a college consortium.
Published in: Tracy Press ( view article )

Friday
March 8, 2013
CLU event shows power of the Girl Effect
When California Lutheran University student Kiera Murphy traveled to Hyderabad, India, last spring for an internship, what she experienced changed her life.
Published in: Ventura County Star ( view article )

Friday
March 8, 2013
CLU public policy center could be regional anchor
When it comes to public policy in the region, California Lutheran University brings some unique assets to the table.
Published in: Pacific Coast Business Times ( view article )

Friday
March 8, 2013
Employment in the age of robots
When we had more horses than jobs for horses, the horse population was easily adjusted. It's more difficult to adjust the human population, writes CLU economist Bill Watkins.
Published in: Orange County Register ( view article )

Friday
March 8, 2013
Professor with global focus to lead CLU business school
Gerhard Apfelthaler will replace Charles Maxey as the dean of California Lutheran University's School of Management, the largest graduate program in the Tri-Counties.
Published in: Pacific Coast Business Times ( view article )

Thursday
March 7, 2013
A natural teacher
If she could be any flower, Barbara Collins says she would be the Canadian mountain lady’s-slipper.
Published in: Acorn ( view article )

Thursday
March 7, 2013
Art that's mainly manly
The male figure is the subject of a new art show in Thousand Oaks that features the work of some of the most well-known and respected contemporary representational artists.
Published in: Ventura County Star ( view article )

Thursday
March 7, 2013
Rape, PTSD and fear of retaliation
Allison Gill is one of the hundreds of thousands of women and men who have been raped in the military, and she is one of the many who didn’t report it for fear of retaliation or charges of filing a false report.
Published in: Ventura County Reporter ( view article )

Wednesday
March 6, 2013
Toohey comes through in CLU's dramatic win
It is the most exciting and pressure-packed atmosphere in college tennis.
Published in: Ventura County Star ( view article )

Tuesday
March 5, 2013
Boggan, seniors help young players stay on right track
Nick Boggan can feel the sense of urgency even during practices.
Published in: Ventura County Star ( view article )

Tuesday
March 5, 2013
CLU, Gallegly forming center to develop public leaders
California Lutheran University is working with former Rep. Elton Gallegly to open a center and academic program aimed at developing public leaders.
Published in: Ventura County Star ( view article )

Monday
March 4, 2013
Gallegly talks about new CLU public policy center
Retired Congressman Elton Gallegly, R-Simi Valley, will lead a $3 million fundraising campaign for the newly established Gallegly Center for Public Service and Civic Engagement at California Lutheran University.
Published in: Pacific Coast Business Times ( view article )

Monday
March 4, 2013
Walks at colleges to help fight cancer
California Lutheran University alumna Cristina Markiewicz will be thinking of her uncle, who was diagnosed with non-Hodgkin lymphoma, when she walks next weekend at the university’s second student-run Relay for Life.
Published in: Ventura County Star ( view article )

Saturday
March 2, 2013
Another early exit for CLU
On the cusp of making program history, the Cal Lutheran women’s basketball team fell one game short.
Published in: Ventura County Star ( view article )

Saturday
March 2, 2013
California faces painful transition
During a recent small-group discussion of California's major economic and demographic trends (slow economic growth, high home prices along the coast, poverty inland, an aging population and young families leaving for opportunity elsewhere) a participant asked, what's wrong with that, writes CLU economist Bill Watkins.
Published in: Orange County Register ( view article )

Friday
March 1, 2013
Cal Lutheran's Erica Whitley stays positive despite season-ending injury
The final play of Erica Whitley’s career embodied her value to the Cal Lutheran women’s basketball program.
Published in: Ventura County Star ( view article )

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