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MediaLab Film Wins Major National Award

Pacific Lutheran University's MediaLab has won a 2014 Grand Prize Award from the National Broadcasting Society-Alpha Epsilon Rho for its documentary film "Tapped Out: Unearthing the Global Water Crisis." The free PLU premiere of "Tapped Out" will take place on April 10, followed by a panel discussion, in PLU's Karen Hille Phillips Center for the Performing Arts.

Former Gov. Christine Gregoire is PLU's Earth Day Speaker

When Former Washington State Governor Christine Gregoire talks to the Pacific Lutheran University community on April 22, she will pushing everyone to do his or her part - and, she stresses, you do have a part - in helping preserve and restore Washington's natural resources, particularly Puget Sound. Gregoire's talk will be livestreamed!

A Survivor in the Global Spotlight

Katie Hunt '11 fought cancer at PLU, founded the new field of paleo-oncology, and wowed the crowd at TED2014. Hunt was selected as one of 21 worldwide TED2014 Fellows - which officially qualifies her as a "world-changing innovator." As such, she not only presented at the 30th TED Talks conference in Vancouver, B.C., but she's also received training and support to help cultivate her research potential and trajectory.

Nicaragua: Getting dirty hands for clean water

This year Assistant Professor of Business Mark Mulder and ten students went to Nicaragua, where they helped build a well for a small village. Here are some of their thoughts before they left.

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