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UP in the News - April 2012

April 1, 2012: Pacific News - UP alum Pete Sgro elected chairman of the Guam Council of Economic Advisors

April 1, 2012: The Catholic Sentinel - "State of UP" and alumni awards event featured

April 2, 2012: Society of Professional Journalists - UP student, Beacon writer Caitlin Yilek wins first place for editorial writing at SPJ regional awards

April 2, 2012: San Diego Union-Tribune - UP regent Darlene Shiley featured

April 2, 2012: KGW - Finance professor Rich Gritta comments on airline industry

April 3, 2012: Daily Journal of Commerce - Wilson W. Clark Memorial library renovation featured

April 3, 2012: The Oregonian - UP students inspire local church to volunteer at pancake breakfast for seniors

April 4, 2012: South County Spotlight - UP student Caleb Pentacost appears on Wheel of Fortune

April 5, 2012: The Catholic Sentinel - UP alum Pat Becker and his family featured

April 8, 2012: Tacoma News Tribune - UP alum Luke Xitco named "Business Leader of the Year"

April 9, 2012: ESPN - UP alum, Miami Heat coach Erik Spoelstra featured

April 9, 2012: The Oregonian - UP Reading Fair featured

April 9, 2012: The Catholic Sentinel - UP named to President's Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll

April 9, 2012: Aberdeen News - History professor Christin Hancock honored by South Dakota Historical Society

April 9, 2012: The Catholic Sentinel - More than 200 UP students help with neighborhood clean up of St. Johns

April 11, 2012: Market Watch - UP alum Susan Gaca named Chief Nursing Officer at Cigna

April 11, 2012: The Catholic Sentinel - UP students compete to reduce energy, take part in Campus Conservation Nationals

April 13, 2012: KGW - UP named top school in Oregon for "Return on Investment"

April 14, 2012: The Oregonian - UP received $100,000 grant from the Hearst Foundations

April 16, 2012: The Catholic Sentinel - UP ranked top in Oregon for "Return on Investment"

April 16, 2012: Portland Tribune - Baseball coach Chris Sperry profiled

April 17, 2012: Keizer Times - UP belltower wins design award

April 18, 2012: KGW - Pilot soccer great, US National team star Megan Rapinoe interviewed

April 18, 2012: Sustainable Business Oregon - UP named one of America's "Greenest" college by Princeton Review

April 18, 2012: Portland Mercury - UP named one of America's "Greenest" colleges

April 19, 2012: KOIN - UP to host mayoral debate

April 19, 2012: Oregon Faith Report - UP students participate in poverty simulation

April 20, 2012: Virtual Strategy Magazine - UP featured for its use of cloud computing

April 23, 2012: Daily Journal of Commerce - UP partners with Roosevelt High School to expose students to architecture

April 25, 2012: The Cahtolic Sentinel - UP mourns loss of Rev. Chester Prusynski, C.S.C.

April 26, 2012: Market Watch - UP alum, benefactor Robert B. Pamplin, Jr received prestigious award

April 26, 2012: Portland Tribune - Communication professor Brian Simmons quoted

April 27, 2012: Portland Business Journal - Financial aid director Janet Turner quoted

April 27, 2012: The Oregonian - $100K Challenge featured

April 27, 2012: Portland Tribune - Sparks fly at mayoral debate held at UP

April 27, 2012: Portland Business Journal - Nursing dean Joanne Warner featured extensively in article on nursing shortage

April 27, 2012: The Oregonian - UP baseball coach Chris Sperry profiled

April 27, 2012: The Oregonian - English professor John Orr quoted

April 27, 2012: Live Science - Sociology professor Martin Monto quoted

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