CLU in the News Archive

July 2010

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Friday
July 30, 2010
California provides economic curse, blessing to Oregon
Oregon is in for at least a couple of more years of economic challenge, and there is little that can be done in the short run, writes CLU economist Bill Watkins.
Published in: Oregon Business Report ( view article )

Friday
July 30, 2010
Under a Shakespeare moon
Strange things happen in the Kingsmen Shakespeare Company's first 'Winter's Tale' production.
Published in: Ventura County Star ( view article )

Thursday
July 29, 2010
CLU grad receives Fulbright teaching post
Ali Sheets, who will visit three continents over the next few months, is the first student at California Lutheran University to win a Fulbright teaching assistantship.
Published in: Ventura County Star ( view article )

Wednesday
July 28, 2010
California Lutheran increases commitment to study abroad
The alumni board at California Lutheran University, an ELCA college in Thousand Oaks, California, has established an endowment fund to raise one million dollars for its study abroad program. In short order the board found itself significantly closer to the goal.
Published in: Metro Lutheran ( view article )

Monday
July 26, 2010
CLU international studies students to be encouraged to do field research
California Lutheran University has revamped its international studies program, giving it a new name, focusing classes around three central themes, and taking advantage of nearby Los Angeles as a place where students can learn about other communities and their cultures.
Published in: Ventura County Star ( view article )

Saturday
July 24, 2010
The case for racial profiling
Profiling by race or other criteria can be misapplied and unjustified, but in many instances profiling is used to achieve a number of legitimate and utilitarian purposes, writes criminal justice professor Robert J. Meadows.
Published in: Ventura County Star ( view article )

Friday
July 23, 2010
It's all the buzz: The bees are dying
Our humble honeybees are sicker than ever, writes CLU biologist Reese Halter.
Published in: San Diego Union-Tribune ( view article )

Wednesday
July 21, 2010
EPA fellowship funding CLU senior's pollution research
Jennifer Arceo, a senior at California Lutheran University, started studying water quality because of where she grew up — near two highly polluted sites in Los Angeles.
Published in: Ventura County Star ( view article )

Wednesday
July 21, 2010
Harvey Girls help feed and tame the wild West
Who took the wild out of the wild, wild West? Would you believe 100,000 waitresses, asks CLU communication professor Beverly Kelley.
Published in: Ventura County Star ( view article )

Wednesday
July 21, 2010
Workshops will train teachers on Shakespeare
Based on the belief that the best way to learn Shakespeare is by doing Shakespeare, master teachers from a world-renowned research center on the Bard will lead workshops for third- through 12th-grade teachers at California Lutheran University this summer.
Published in: Ventura County Star ( view article )

Tuesday
July 20, 2010
CLU global studies focus on L.A. immigrant groups
Four students at California Lutheran University are studying global issues this summer without ever leaving Southern California.
Published in: Ventura County Star ( view article )

Tuesday
July 20, 2010
Time for a timeless tale
The Kingsmen Shakespeare Company opens Shakespeare’s "The Winter’s Tale" on July 23.
Published in: Encore ( view article )

Monday
July 19, 2010
CLU program to counsel domestic abuse survivors
California Lutheran University is starting a counseling program for domestic violence survivors.
Published in: Ventura County Star ( view article )

Saturday
July 17, 2010
Former Giants linebacker Brian Kelley heading into College Football Hall of Fame
Brian Kelley, 58, will have his moment today when he enters the College Football Hall of Fame in South Bend, Ind.
Published in: The Star-Ledger ( view article )

Friday
July 16, 2010
Students sing out
The CLU Summer Vocal Institute teaches technique and more.
Published in: Ventura County Star ( view article )

Thursday
July 15, 2010
Every problem has a solution
There is every reason to believe that within the coming decade we will make a remarkable transition away from being totally dependant upon fossil fuels, writes CLU biologist Reese Halter.
Published in: Austin Statesman ( view article )

Thursday
July 15, 2010
Violins: The kings of musical instruments
Unique wood properties have significantly enhanced the harmonics of Antonio Stradivari’s instruments, writes CLU biologist Reese Halter.
Published in: Mother Nature Network ( view article )

Tuesday
July 13, 2010
A romp in the park
This season Kingsmen Shakespeare Company has taken on "The Comedy of Errors," the fun and rompish comedy by the Bard.
Published in: Ventura County Star ( view article )

Tuesday
July 13, 2010
Petersen takes helm at CLU's School of Education
George J. Petersen has returned home for his new job as dean of the School of Education at California Lutheran University.
Published in: Ventura County Star ( view article )

Tuesday
July 13, 2010
Plight of dwindling honeybees
Our humble honeybees are sicker than ever, writes CLU biologist Reese Halter.
Published in: Santa Monica Daily Press ( view article )

Sunday
July 11, 2010
Economics: Green shoots and immigration
We do have one option that would provide immediate and sustained economic growth without increasing leverage. That option would be a massive increase in immigration, writes CLU economist Bill Watkins.
Published in: New Geography ( view article )

Sunday
July 11, 2010
Gauging value of what the nation produces
As the world became more internationalized, and as increasing numbers of companies became more globalized, the measurement of GNP became ever more difficult, writes CLU business professor Sheila J. Moore.
Published in: Ventura County Star ( view article )

Sunday
July 11, 2010
Shifting away from fossil fuels
CLU conservation biologist Reese Halter writes about what can be done to address an antiquated and toxic energy source.
Published in: Ventura County Star ( view article )

Sunday
July 11, 2010
Upward Bound beneficiary is giving back
When he was in high school, Sergio Galvez was recruited for Upward Bound, a program aimed at preparing bright, low-income students for college. Now 29, he is running the program he once attended at California Lutheran University.
Published in: Ventura County Star ( view article )

Saturday
July 10, 2010
This could be the dawn of the Age of Energy Transformation
Children and adults across our nation and the Western Hemisphere want to know what can be done to address an antiquated and toxic energy source, writes CLU conservation biologist Reese Halter.
Published in: San Jose Mercury News ( view article )

Thursday
July 8, 2010
Festival at CLU begins with laughter
The Kingsmen Shakespeare Company kicks off its 2010 summer season with a presentation of “The Comedy of Errors,” one of William Shakespeare’s earliest works.
Published in: Thousand Oaks Acorn ( view article )

Wednesday
July 7, 2010
Entrepreneurial spirit thrives in tough times
Entrepreneurs emerge from hard times — at least they did during 2009, according to the Kauffman Index of Entrepreneurial Activity, released in May, writes communication professor Beverly Kelley.
Published in: Ventura County Star ( view article )

Tuesday
July 6, 2010
Efficiency, innovation in the age of energy transformation
I’ve spent the past two harrowing months covering America’s worst ecological disaster, writes CLU biologist Reese Halter.
Published in: Atlanta Journal Constitution ( view article )

Friday
July 2, 2010
Apprentices learn Shakespeare's craft at CLU
Eleven advanced acting students are spending their summer learning stagecraft, performance and technical skills as apprentices with the Kingsmen Shakespeare Company, a professional theater group based at California Lutheran University.
Published in: Ventura County Star ( view article )

Thursday
July 1, 2010
It may be a ‘double dip’ recession, experts say
Despite hopes for a turnaround this year, California’s economy will continue to sputter until the business climate improves and unemployment drops, experts said Tuesday during a state and federal economic forecast at the Lundring Events Center on the campus of CLU in Thousand Oaks.
Published in: Thousand Oaks Acorn ( view article )

Thursday
July 1, 2010
New economic forecast from Ventura County university for state, nation is grim
KCLU's Lance Orozco talks with Dr. Bill Watkins with the California Lutheran University Center for Economic Research and Forecasting.
Published in: KCLU ( view article )

Thursday
July 1, 2010
Spiders: Amazing webmasters can live just about anywhere
Love them or loathe them, you have to admire spiders for their range and ingenuity, writes CLU biologist Reese Halter.
Published in: Mother Nature Network ( view article )

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