CLU in the News Archive

September 2010

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Thursday
September 30, 2010
Bill Watkins Of CLU Gives His Economic Forecast For Ventura County
Bill Watkins, Executive Director of the California Lutheran University Center for Economic Research and Forecasting and an associate professor of economics, forecasts a meager 0.1% growth for Ventura County. Ventura will lag behind the rest of the United States in growth in the next quarter.
Published in: KKZZ ( view article )

Wednesday
September 29, 2010
Protecting our wild prairies
The Great Plains grassland is one of the most remarkable and timeless ecosystems on the planet, writes CLU biologist Reese Halter.
Published in: The Huffington Post ( view article )

Tuesday
September 28, 2010
Bet on Moore's Law to capture sunshine, change our world
For every problem there are at least three solutions, writes CLU biologist Reese Halter.
Published in: Santa Monica Daily Press ( view article )

Tuesday
September 28, 2010
CLU economists say state's recovery lagging U.S.
In their third-quarter forecast made public today, California Lutheran University economists say California’s economy is experiencing “a very weak recovery” that will grow slower than the rest of the nation’s.
Published in: Ventura County Star ( view article )

Tuesday
September 28, 2010
Kingsmen battling adversity in the pool
Forgive Craig Rond for feeling like he has a recurring role in an episode of the “Twilight Zone” this season.
Published in: Ventura County Star ( view article )

Monday
September 27, 2010
California is in trouble, more forecasters say
California's recovery will be weak and slow, according to a forecast released Monday by the California Lutheran University Center for Research and Forecasting, affirming the pessimistic views of other projections about the state's economy.
Published in: Los Angeles Times ( view article )

Monday
September 27, 2010
Freshmen begin now to prepare for jobs in four years
Erik Fruth, 18, a freshman at California Lutheran University, already knows he wants to work for an international nonprofit organization when he graduates, ideally one that promotes peace.
Published in: Ventura County Star ( view article )

Saturday
September 25, 2010
Green-business leaders say they must educate regulators
Business leaders interested in green initiatives met Thursday at the Reagan Library in Simi Valley and called on regulators to work harder to understand their needs.
Published in: Ventura County Star ( view article )

Friday
September 24, 2010
Clothing line uses celebrity approval Success story told at CLU
Two men behind the trendy clothing line Moods of Norway shared the story of their rise from a single Norwegian store to a global company with annual revenue of $30 million during a special presentation this week at California Lutheran University in Thousand Oaks.
Published in: Ventura County Star ( view article )

Friday
September 24, 2010
CLU plans Chinese Moon Festival Celebration event
Showcasing one of the most important festivals celebrated in China and around the world for thousands of years, California Lutheran University will host a Chinese Moon Festival Celebration Concert in Samuelson Chapel on Saturday.
Published in: Ventura County Star ( view article )

Wednesday
September 22, 2010
Boys & Girls Clubs benefit kids and economy, report shows
California Lutheran University economist Jamshid Damooei surveyed Boys & Girls Club participants and parents to calculate the economic impact the clubs make in the community.
Published in: Ventura County Star ( view article )

Wednesday
September 22, 2010
California light inspires artist to start painting again
Michael Lynn Adams earned a degree in fine art from California Lutheran University, where he has worked for 30 years, the past 28 as director of the Creative Media Center. But about nine years ago, he got back into creating his own art.
Published in: Ventura County Star ( view article )

Wednesday
September 22, 2010
Hard work, love for tennis paved Portillo's road to CLU
Cal Lutheran freshman Stephanie Portillo’s journey to playing college tennis was far different than most.
Published in: Ventura County Star ( view article )

Tuesday
September 21, 2010
Controversial Kensington Runestone focus of talk by experts visiting Ventura County
An unusual artifact that's been the focus of a debate for more than a century will be the center of a lecture by some internationally known researchers visiting California Lutheran University in Thousand Oaks this weekend.
Published in: KCLU ( view article )

Tuesday
September 21, 2010
Vaughan finds a home at CLU
It wasn’t until CLU women’s soccer coach Frank Marino called to recruit Sinead Vaughan that she realized the school was even an option.
Published in: Ventura County Star ( view article )

Monday
September 20, 2010
Clever ravens - winged masters of deception
The common raven, the world's largest crow, is one of the most clever birds on the planet, writes CLU biologist Reese Halter.
Published in: The Huffington Post ( view article )

Monday
September 20, 2010
MNN.COM›Lifestyle› Pets & Animals Icon of the woods: Wild ground chickens
Autumn is the time when we are reminded of magnificent grouse and ptarmigans that live in our woods, writes CLU biologist Reese Halter.
Published in: Mother Nature Network ( view article )

Sunday
September 19, 2010
CLU takes a step back with road defeat
Coming off an upset victory in its season opener, the Cal Lutheran football team could not sustain its winning ways.
Published in: Ventura County Star ( view article )

Sunday
September 19, 2010
Investing in our children
Boys and Girls Clubs are an important social asset serving such working families, writes economics professor Jamshid Damooei.
Published in: Ventura County Star ( view article )

Sunday
September 19, 2010
Political decisions matter in state economic performance
Politicians or their advisors claim that California’s climate and abundant amenities are enough to guarantee prosperity. They are wrong, writes CLU economics professor Bill Watkins.
Published in: New Geography ( view article )

Saturday
September 18, 2010
CLU comfortable on the road
Whether they are playing at Mount Clef or near Mount Rainer, the Kingsmen try to keep things status quo.
Published in: Ventura County Star ( view article )

Friday
September 17, 2010
Dancing is her business
Business and dance may not seem like easy partners. But for Carla Walter, a new business professor at California Lutheran University and former ballerina, they can pair beautifully.
Published in: Ventura County Star ( view article )

Thursday
September 16, 2010
The real value of B.C.'s old-growth forests
After a century of exploiting old growth in B.C., there's not much left, writes CLU biologist Reese Halter.
Published in: The Vancouver Sun ( view article )

Wednesday
September 15, 2010
Social Security quip rankles women's groups
Will somebody please explain to me why I, as an older woman, am supposed to be ticked off at former Sen. Alan Simpson, asks CLU communication professor Beverly Kelley.
Published in: Ventura County Star ( view article )

Tuesday
September 14, 2010
Season-opening trip not a total loss
There were losses suffered, but also lessons learned.
Published in: Ventura County Star ( view article )

Sunday
September 12, 2010
Cal Lutheran shocks Linfield with second-half surge
Tailback Daniel Moser rushed for 202 yards and three touchdowns, nearly all of it in the second half, helping No. 25 California Lutheran shock fourth-rated Linfield 47-42 Saturday at Mt. Clef Stadium in the season opener for both clubs.
Published in: Yamhill Valley News Register ( view article )

Sunday
September 12, 2010
CLU shines in the end
No player on Cal Lutheran’s football team was more qualified to lead a comeback than Daniel Mosier.
Published in: Ventura County Star ( view article )

Saturday
September 11, 2010
California Lutheran takes wild 47-42 win against Linfield
Tailback Daniel Moser rushed for 202 yards and three touchdowns, helping No. 25 California Lutheran down fourth-rated Linfield 47-42 Saturday at Mount. Clef Stadium in the season opener for both schools.
Published in: Statesman Journal ( view article )

Saturday
September 11, 2010
CLU looks for a test in opener
Nothing against Sisters of the Poor, but Ben McEnroe doesn’t want to play them.
Published in: Ventura County Star ( view article )

Saturday
September 11, 2010
No. 4 Linfield leads early, then gets overrun by No. 25 Cal Lutheran
No. 4 Linfield blew a 21-point lead as No. 25 Cal Lutheran scored on five consecutive possessions Saturday to beat the Wildcats 47-42 in the season opener for both schools at Thousand Oaks, Calif.
Published in: The Oregonian ( view article )

Thursday
September 9, 2010
The loathsome rat
Rats are nature’s mobsters and serial killers with phenomenal disease-carrying pandemic abilities, writes CLU biologist Reese Halter.
Published in: Mother Nature Network ( view article )

Wednesday
September 8, 2010
Back for the love of the game
Rather than trying to return to the UCLA Bruins, Jeff Miller opted to transfer closer to home and join Cal Lutheran’s program this season.
Published in: Ventura County Star ( view article )

Tuesday
September 7, 2010
Fighting global warming by saving BC's forests
A total of 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: Santa Monica Daily Press ( view article )

Tuesday
September 7, 2010
Global warming and human-induced changes at the North Pole
The Arctic is a barometer of the health of the planet, writes CLU biologist Reese Halter.
Published in: The Huffington Post ( view article )

Tuesday
September 7, 2010
New era coming soon for CLU football
Jordan Barta is aware of the rich history of Cal Lutheran football.
Published in: Ventura County Star ( view article )

Monday
September 6, 2010
Women's soccer team stocks up for title run
Cal Lutheran women’s soccer coach Frank Marino wanted more depth in the lineup for his program.
Published in: Ventura County Star ( view article )

Thursday
September 2, 2010
CLU creates application to put campus on phones
Students at California Lutheran University can now use their phones to see what’s happening on campus, look up class schedules or find a professor’s office.
Published in: Ventura County Star ( view article )

Thursday
September 2, 2010
CLU starts new year with diverse group
California Lutheran University started classes Wednesday with what officials said is the most diverse, high-achieving freshman class in its 50-year history.
Published in: Ventura County Star ( view article )

Thursday
September 2, 2010
Stupendous tropical rainforests offer medicine and fight global warming
Rainforests account for half of the known biological diversity, and conservatively there are at least another 9.2 million species yet to be discovered, writes CLU biologist Reese Halter.
Published in: The Huffington Post ( view article )

Thursday
September 2, 2010
What's right: Students clean up riverbed
The Ventura riverbed is cleaner today thanks to Volunteer Ventura and Cal Lutheran University students.
Published in: KEYT ( view article )

Wednesday
September 1, 2010
CLU freshmen, transfers clean up a mile of Ventura River bottom
More than 600 freshmen and transfer students from California Lutheran University descended Tuesday into the dusty and heavily wooded Ventura River bottom to remove trash and abandoned items.
Published in: Ventura County Star ( view article )

Wednesday
September 1, 2010
Legendary loons, northern icons
The call of the loon symbolizes the wild kingdom, writes CLU biologist Reese Halter.
Published in: Mother Nature Network ( view article )

Wednesday
September 1, 2010
Today's learners take note of old-school ways
A catalog assembled by Tom McBride and Ron Nief, the Beloit College Mindset list is supposed to help university faculty avoid making out-of-date references, writes CLU communication professor Beverly Kelley.
Published in: Ventura County Star ( view article )

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