CLU in the News Archive

June 2010

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Tuesday
June 29, 2010
CLU economic forecast more dreary
In their second-quarter forecast made public today, California Lutheran University economists issued a gloomier vision for the rest of the year than most of the nation’s economists have.
Published in: Ventura County Star ( view article )

Tuesday
June 29, 2010
Economic forecast blames Legislature for lack of growth
A new economic forecast predicts no economic growth, weak job growth and double-digit unemployment for the next few years in California.
Published in: Sacramento Business Journal ( view article )

Tuesday
June 29, 2010
Forecast has gloomy state outlook
Economists at California Lutheran University on Tuesday had a dour outlook for the state and national economy, with international trade and retail spending one of the few bright spots in California.
Published in: Los Angeles Business Journal ( view article )

Tuesday
June 29, 2010
University releases dismal forecast for California economy
While a state economic forecast report by California Lutheran University shows some strengthening of retail sales and international trade for the rest of 2010, the state economy is still expected to remain weak.
Published in: San Fernando Valley Business Journal ( view article )

Sunday
June 27, 2010
Former CLU Provost Pamela Jolicoeur honored at memorial service
The life of former California Lutheran University Provost Pamela Jolicoeur was celebrated at a special memorial service Saturday at the university’s Samuelson Chapel.
Published in: Ventura County Star ( view article )

Thursday
June 24, 2010
Football stadium approved for Cal Lutheran
“It’s about time,” said Planning Commissioner Mark Lunn as he made a motion for a 2,000- seat $8.9-million football stadium at California Lutheran University.
Published in: Thousand Oaks Acorn ( view article )

Wednesday
June 23, 2010
Can-do spirit paves the way on 'Mother Road'
People willing to tackle a job despite impossible odds populate Route 66, writes communication professor Beverly Kelley.
Published in: Ventura County Star ( view article )

Wednesday
June 23, 2010
CLU offers Summer Vocal Institute for young singers
California Lutheran University’s Summer Vocal Institute will return in July with a two-week program of choral and solo singing for aspiring singers 12 to 18.
Published in: Ventura County Star ( view article )

Wednesday
June 23, 2010
In assessing AB32, we called it as we saw it
A few months ago I was being called an ivory-tower liberal and now I’m being called a right-wing extremist, writes CLU economist Bill Watkins.
Published in: Ventura County Star ( view article )

Wednesday
June 23, 2010
Planning Commission approves CLU stadium application
California Lutheran University employed a full-court press Monday evening with students, staff and supporters packing the council chamber at Thousand Oaks City Hall as the city’s Planning Commission considered the university’s application to build a new football stadium.
Published in: Ventura County Star ( view article )

Wednesday
June 23, 2010
Writer will share story of Honduran boy at CLU talk
Sonia Nazario, a Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist whose book “Enrique’s Journey” chronicled a Honduran boy’s struggle to find his mother in the United States, will speak at 10 a.m. July 1 in Overton Hall at California Lutheran University in Thousand Oaks.
Published in: Ventura County Star ( view article )

Tuesday
June 22, 2010
Spectacular Costa Rican forests
Costa Rica is about half the size of Maine, yet it contains an awesome diversity of animal and plant life, writes CLU biologist Reese Halter.
Published in: Santa Monica Daily Press ( view article )

Monday
June 21, 2010
Green jobs are no cure-all for the economy
A report from CLU economist Bill Watkins says green jobs are costly to produce and are not a substitute for overall prosperity.
Published in: Pacific Coast Business Times ( view article )

Sunday
June 20, 2010
T.O. panel to consider new CLU stadium
A recurring joke may very well become a reality this week when the proposed William Rolland Stadium goes before the Thousand Oaks Planning Commission on Monday
Published in: Ventura County Star ( view article )

Saturday
June 19, 2010
Stimulus, spending and animal spirits: How to grow the economy
The gospel of John Maynard Keynes, who famously advocated government deficits to pay people to dig holes, increasing demand and therefore economic activity, is, to be polite, bunk.
Published in: New Geography ( view article )

Thursday
June 17, 2010
Choke and release
Thousand Oaks MMA Fighter Joe Henle finishes a season of a reality TV show.
Published in: Ventura County Reporter ( view article )

Thursday
June 17, 2010
CLU report criticizing global warming law deemed 'junk economics'
The co-author of California’s landmark global warming law on Wednesday assailed a California Lutheran University report on green jobs as a politically motivated document designed to manufacture arguments for the campaign to suspend the law’s implementation.
Published in: Ventura County Star ( view article )

Thursday
June 17, 2010
CLU study casts doubt on green jobs
Expectations that thousands of new green jobs can rescue the California economy from its deep recession are greatly overstated.
Published in: Pacific Coast Business Times ( view article )

Wednesday
June 16, 2010
CLU report says green law may hurt economy
Californians need to acknowledge the full consequences of the state’s efforts to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and accept the reality “that the net result of green policies may be negative for the economy,” says a report released today by the California Lutheran University Center for Economic Research and Forecasting.
Published in: Ventura County Star ( view article )

Tuesday
June 15, 2010
Supervisors' re-elections support professor's study of redistricting
California Lutheran University political science professor Gregory Freeland was relieved to see Ventura County Supervisors Linda Parks and Peter Foy re-elected this week.
Published in: Ventura County Star ( view article )

Sunday
June 13, 2010
CLU playing a part in trio's NBA dream
Ishmael Smith and his Wake Forest teammate, Al-Farouq Aminu, have been training for the draft at Cal Lutheran’s Gilbert Arena along with Connecticut guard Jerome Dyson.
Published in: Ventura County Star ( view article )

Sunday
June 13, 2010
Oil spill: An ecological disaster
BP’s Gulf oil spill is a global ecological disaster, writes California Lutheran University biologist Reese Halter.
Published in: Ventura County Star ( view article )

Thursday
June 10, 2010
Coast redwoods: Majestic giants benefit all humankind
Ancient trees suck moisture out of fog and support minivan-sized ecosystems, writes CLU biologist Reese Halter.
Published in: Mother Nature Network ( view article )

Thursday
June 10, 2010
Dr. Helen Caldicott interviews Reese Halter
Reese Halter, a conservation biologist at California Lutheran University, founded Global Forest Science.
Published in: A-Infos Radio Project ( view article )

Thursday
June 10, 2010
Former CLU provost Pamela Jolicoeur dies after stroke
A former provost and sociology professor at California Lutheran University died unexpectedly today after suffering a stroke earlier in the day.
Published in: Ventura County Star ( view article )

Wednesday
June 9, 2010
BP spill threatens to go global
BP's Gulf oil spill is a global ecological disaster, writes CLU biologist Reese Halter.
Published in: Winnipeg Free Press ( view article )

Wednesday
June 9, 2010
CLU talk considers public role of media
Whether mass media are doing an effective job of looking out for the American public was the subject of a lively panel discussion Tuesday at California Lutheran University’s Conference on Globalization for the Common Good.
Published in: Ventura County Star ( view article )

Wednesday
June 9, 2010
No chance for a fifth face on Mount Rushmore
The Mount Rushmore National Monument is so last-century, writes communication professor Beverly Kelley.
Published in: Ventura County Star ( view article )

Wednesday
June 9, 2010
The key to life on Earth is understanding biodiversity
Conservation biologists are charged with maintaining the rich genetic tapestry of life -- our grandchildren's legacy, writes CLU biologist Reese Halter.
Published in: Mother Nature Network ( view article )

Wednesday
June 2, 2010
Former Miss California Jacquelynne Fontaine to sing at cello concert at CLU
Former Miss California Jacquelynne Fontaine, an Oxnard native and California Lutheran University alumna who is earning a doctorate in voice performance at USC, will sing at a cello concert Saturday at CLU.
Published in: Ventura County Star ( view article )

Wednesday
June 2, 2010
World thinkers to gather at CLU
A group of thinkers from across the world will converge next week at California Lutheran University for a five-day interreligious conference to consider the world’s economy and the common good.
Published in: Ventura County Star ( view article )

Tuesday
June 1, 2010
A bird brain worthy of respect
The common crow is anything but ordinary, writes CLU biologist Reese Halter.
Published in: Santa Monica Daily Press ( view article )

Tuesday
June 1, 2010
Dispersants do more harm than good
BP’s Gulf oil spill is a global ecological disaster, writes CLU biologist Reese Halter.
Published in: Atlanta Journal Constitution ( view article )

Tuesday
June 1, 2010
Wilber's time at Royal a success
His voice may no longer be heard on the Royal High campus, but Jim Wilber’s vocals will continue to resonate throughout the country.
Published in: Ventura County Star ( view article )

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