CLU in the News Archive

August 2010

Publish Date
Stories
Tuesday
August 31, 2010
Sculpted by climate change
The Australian continent has experienced some extreme climates during the past 65 million years, writes CLU biologist Reese Halter.
Published in: Santa Monica Daily Press ( view article )

Monday
August 30, 2010
Expectations high for women's volleyball
The Regals will see how much experience helps when they begin play in the Wittenberg National Invite on Friday at Wittenberg University in Springfield, Ohio.
Published in: Ventura County Star ( view article )

Monday
August 30, 2010
Mother Nature's medicine cabinet
Given enough time and careful management of our natural resources, science will find cures for most of the ailments that afflict humankind, writes CLU biologist Reese Halter.
Published in: The Huffington Post ( view article )

Sunday
August 29, 2010
Fighting global warming by saving British Columbia's old growth forests
Seven western states and four Canadian provinces have joined forces in a plan to limit greenhouse gas emissions, writes CLU biologist Reese Halter.
Published in: The Huffington Post ( view article )

Sunday
August 29, 2010
Five years after, Katrina still connects with our hearts
Melissa Maxwell-Doherty is the campus pastor at California Lutheran University in Thousand Oaks, and for the past four years has led groups of CLU students to the Gulf to help survivors rebuild their homes.
Published in: Ventura County Star ( view article )

Thursday
August 26, 2010
After-school program ensures success
“After School Education and Safety Program Evaluation for Rio School District” was conducted over the past year by Dr. Jamshid Damooei, co-director of the Center for Leadership and Values at California Lutheran University.
Published in: Ventura County Star ( view article )

Wednesday
August 25, 2010
CLU plans preschool with emphasis on outdoors
A new preschool at California Lutheran University will encourage children to get outdoors — believing they thrive when they explore, grow their own vegetables or create imaginary worlds outside.
Published in: Ventura County Star ( view article )

Wednesday
August 25, 2010
Into the scrum
A former Big Bear football player turns to rugby on CLU team.
Published in: Big Bear Grizzly ( view article )

Tuesday
August 24, 2010
CLU checks a big goal off its list
As far as first impressions go, Cal Lutheran’s football team is making a big one this season in the eyes of coach Ben McEnroe.
Published in: Ventura County Star ( view article )

Tuesday
August 24, 2010
KCLU is breaking ground on new broadcasting facility
After years of being crammed into a freshman dorm, KCLU, the public radio station at California Lutheran University, is finally going to have a newsroom to call its own.
Published in: Ventura County Star ( view article )

Tuesday
August 24, 2010
The Medieval Warm Period and how it impacts today
During the Medieval Warm Period much of North America through to Central and South America, and across the Pacific to China, experienced long periods of severe aridity, writes CLU biologist Reese Halter.
Published in: Santa Monica Daily Press ( view article )

Thursday
August 19, 2010
Lessons from the medieval warm period
From about AD 800 to 1300 the Earth underwent a slight warming period so dubbed "The Medieval Warm Period," writes CLU biologist Reese Halter.
Published in: The Huffington Post ( view article )

Wednesday
August 18, 2010
Bountiful oceans require conservation plan
Conserving the oceans resources are clearly the only way forward in this century, writes CLU biologist Reese Halter.
Published in: The Huffington Post ( view article )

Wednesday
August 18, 2010
The Great Recession may be man's undoing
What if, in the immediate future, a global recession might achieve more in the struggle for equality than centuries of feminist protest have in the past, asks CLU communication professor Beverly Kelley.
Published in: Ventura County Star ( view article )

Tuesday
August 17, 2010
What bees can tell us about the Earth
Our humble honeybees are sicker than ever, writes CLU biologist Reese Halter.
Published in: Atlanta Journal Constitution ( view article )

Tuesday
August 17, 2010
Wild weather proves global warming
So far this year globally the weather patterns, insects, wild fires, melting glaciers and sea ice and the oceans all appear to be on performance-enhancing drugs, writes CLU biologist Reese Halter.
Published in: Santa Monica Daily Press ( view article )

Monday
August 16, 2010
Local university researcher says citizens groups can play a key role in electoral redistricting
A researcher at a Ventura County university says citizens committees can play a key role in helping to take the politics out of electoral district redistricting.
Published in: KCLU ( view article )

Sunday
August 15, 2010
Honeybees' plight takes a nose dive
Honeybee deaths in 2010 were much higher than those reported in 2009, up 34 percent, from the previous year’s 29 percent, writes CLU biologist Reese Halter.
Published in: Ventura County Star ( view article )

Sunday
August 15, 2010
In California cool is the rule, but sometimes, bad is bad
Maybe, we should lose our cool and demand real leadership from Sacramento, writes CLU economist Bill Watkins.
Published in: New Geography ( view article )

Saturday
August 14, 2010
Wild weather justifies global warming law -- in California and nationwide
So far this year, globally, the weather patterns, insects, wild fires, melting glaciers, sea ice and the oceans all appear to be on performance-enhancing drugs eclipsing, in some cases, thousand year events, writes CLU biologist Reese Halter.
Published in: The Huffington Post ( view article )

Friday
August 13, 2010
Collapse of bee colonies is something to worry about
Our humble honeybees are sicker than ever, writes CLU biologist Reese Halter.
Published in: San Jose Mercury News ( view article )

Monday
August 9, 2010
Kingsmen’s 'Winter's Tale' holds water admirably
Under the guidance of director Susan Angelo, the play’s dubious changes in place, time and character-motivation become the cornerstones of a largely unfaltering and believable production.
Published in: Encore ( view article )

Saturday
August 7, 2010
Flexible forecasting: Looking for the next economic model
Statistical models that worked well in the old regime don’t work in the new regime, writes economics professor Bill Watkins.
Published in: New Geography ( view article )

Wednesday
August 4, 2010
Honeybees need you to eat organics
Honeybees are crucial pollinators responsible for every third bite on our dinner plate.
Published in: Kansas City Star ( view article )

Wednesday
August 4, 2010
Spotlighting Port Hueneme one grain at a time
There is no better way to learn about Newton’s law of gravity, falling apples aside, than trying to construct a sand castle at the beach, writes communication professor Beverly Kelley.
Published in: Ventura County Star ( view article )

Tuesday
August 3, 2010
CLU professor to be honored for article on L.A. geology
Walk into Bill Bilodeau’s office at California Lutheran University, and there’s no question he’s a geologist.
Published in: Ventura County Star ( view article )

Tuesday
August 3, 2010
Pesticides suspected of making bees sick
With more than 185 South Dakotans keeping bees and more than 100 commercial beekeepers, pollination is an important industry in the state, writes CLU biologist Reese Halter.
Published in: Argus Leader ( view article )

Sunday
August 1, 2010
A challenge to college students
As you head off on your own, one new relationship I challenge you to consider is your relationship with Earth, writes communication instructor Jean Kelso Sandlin.
Published in: Ventura County Star ( view article )

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