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Scholars gather at PLU for International Transformative Learning Conference

By Zach Powers ’10PLU Marketing & CommunicationsTACOMA, WASH. (Oct. 19, 2016)- Hosted by the Pacific Lutheran University Transformative Learning Club and Associate Professor of Communication Amanda Feller, the XII International Transformative Learning Conference is Oct. 20-23 at PLU.Devoted to embracing and engaging difficulties and challenges through learning, the conference is

A thousand-plus Lutes across generations join on campus to get a ‘Taste of Home’ for annual Homecoming celebration

By Matthew Salzano ’18PLU Marketing & CommunicationsTACOMA, WASH. (Oct. 19, 2016)- With thousands of Lutes — whether current students, alumni, family or friends — on campus for Homecoming this weekend, it was difficult to find a corner of campus unoccupied by the joy of being at Pacific Lutheran University.The PLU

Grit City All-Access: PLU’s new TIES program to immerse students in the City of Destiny

By Matthew Salzano ‘18PLU Marketing & CommunicationsTACOMA, Wash (October 17, 2016) – Pacific Lutheran University prides itself on global education—it was the first university with a Study Away student on every continent at once, and nearly 50 percent of students study away, compared to the national average of 10 percent—but

PLU professor composes music for ‘timeless’ Chinese opera featuring student and faculty performers, libretto by Zhang Er

By Matthew Salzano ’18PLU Marketing & CommunicationsTACOMA, WASH. (Oct. 20, 2016)- In the opera titled “Fiery Jade — Cai Yan,” the ancient story of Chinese poet Cai Yan proves an excellent example of diverse perspectives and student-faculty collaboration.The opera’s first production runs Nov. 17-19 at 7:30 p.m. and Nov. 20

Annual Meant to Live event focuses on interdisciplinary education, features Chicago Library CEO Brian Bannon ’97

By Kari Plog ’11PLU Marketing & CommunicationsTACOMA, WASH. (Oct. 6, 2016)- Every year during Homecoming, the Wild Hope Center for Vocation and the alumni office sponsor the Meant to Live conference. Featured alumni come back to campus and share their personal stories of vocation with fellow Lutes. It shows that

PLU president, spouse rappel down Hotel Murano in downtown Tacoma for first Habitat Challenge fundraiser

By Kari Plog ’11PLU Marketing & CommunicationsTACOMA, WASH. (Oct. 4, 2016)- Pacific Lutheran University’s partnership with the local Habitat for Humanity took an exciting leap forward — or down, rather — last week. President Tom Krise and his wife, Patty, participated in the Habitat Challenge for Tacoma/Pierce County Habitat for