TACOMA, WASH. (December 8, 2016)- The third episode of Pacific Lutheran University’s DCHAT podcast features a discussion with Kevin O’Brien, Associate Professor of Christian Ethics and Dean of the Division of Humanities. O’Brien teaches courses in Christian ecological ethics, religion and environment. His research focuses on the interconnections between religious faith
TACOMA, WASH. (Nov. 24, 2016)- It’s beginning to feel a lot like Christmas at Pacific Lutheran University. Throughout its history, PLU has developed numerous holiday pastimes that honor a variety of traditions, cultures and forms of joyful expression. UPCOMING EVENTS Celebration of Light Nov. 30 | 3:30 – 5:30 p.m.
By Brooke Thames ’18PLU Marketing & CommunicationsTACOMA, WASH. (Dec. 2, 2016)- Pacific Lutheran University junior Austin Beiermann struggled to find confidence as a political activist. Beiermann’s sense of political engagement heightened after Bernie Sanders announced his candidacy for president. As the election cycle progressed, he began attending monthly dinners hosted
By Erin Baker ’19PLU Marketing & CommunicationsTACOMA, WASH. (Nov. 17, 2016)- Thanksgiving break is right around the corner. Pacific Lutheran University students are ready to go home, spend time with family and eat a nice home-cooked meal.But PLU’s service-based nursing club, Delta Iota Chi, has a way for students to
TACOMA, WASH. (Nov. 17, 2016)- The second episode of Pacific Lutheran University’s DCHAT podcast features a discussion with Chung-Shing Lee, Professor of Technology and Innovation Management and dean of the PLU School of Business. An award-winning educator and accomplished researcher, Dr. Lee was named dean of the PLU School of Business
By Lucas Schaumberg ’17Contributing writerTACOMA, WASH. (Nov. 17, 2016)- Editor’s note: A group of Pacific Lutheran University students volunteered in a TV newsroom on election night, as they have for every election in newsrooms across the region since the early 2000s. Here is a first-hand, real-time account from one of
By becoming a partner, PLU is formally committed to the three pillars of the It’s On Us campaign — support for survivors of sexual violence, bystander intervention and consent education.
By Kari Plog ’11PLU Marketing & CommunicationsTACOMA, WASH. (Nov. 10, 2016)- When discussing race in America, Teresa Ciabattari, Ph.D., says there are a lot of reasons to talk about white privilege. But the main reason is pretty simple.“It’s just the right thing to do,” she said. “It’s not all about
By Zach Powers ’10PLU Marketing & CommunicationsTACOMA, WASH. (Nov. 10, 2016)- On Sunday, Nov. 13, the Pacific Lutheran University Choral Union, which is comprised of alumni of the PLU choral program, will be performing “Beyond Walls,“ a program consisting of music and texts dedicated to peace and reconciliation.PLU Director of
By Kari Plog ’11PLU Marketing & CommunicationsTACOMA, WASH. (Nov. 9, 2016)- Silence blanketed the Ness Family Chapel during Wednesday’s service. Thomas W. Krise, president of Pacific Lutheran University, told students, faculty and staff — some with tears in their eyes — that now is a time to reflect on where