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Saturday, October 04, 2003

From Pacific University, Forest Grove, OR:

After the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks, the university's Institute for Ethics and Social Policy started studying new federal policies and their effects on civil liberties. This year's series of seminars, "Homeland Security, the Patriot Act and the Bill of Rights," will look at the Patriot Act and its affect on higher education and libraries. [Read more @ The Oregonian]


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I know this woman! :-) I'm so happy for her as I know she works very hard with very little resources to get the job done. I met her through doing a school assignment (interview someone from your future field about their job-related writing habits) and that led to her sponsoring me for a scholarship (which I was awarded but ended up having to decline).

Forest Grove School District's librarian recently won statewide recognition
Name: Susan Thomason
Age: 53
Job: Librarian
District: Forest Grove School District

File under "winner:" The Oregon Educational Media Association recently named Thomason the state's District Library Media Teacher of the Year. As a district librarian, she is responsible for overseeing 11 libraries and the library techs who work at each school. The association will give her the award Oct. 11 at the group's fall conference in Corvallis.

[Read more @ The Oregonian]

Congratulations Susan!

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