PLU Names New University Pastor

TACOMA, WASH. (May 16, 2016) – The Rev. Jen Rude will join Pacific Lutheran University as university pastor on August 1, 2016. Rude comes to PLU from Chicago, where she most recently served as program director for Extraordinary Lutheran Ministries, and as a colleague in ministry at Grace Lutheran Church in Evanston, Ill.At Extraordinary Lutheran Ministries, Rude led programs committed…

LollaPLUza Returns to the PLU Golf Course on May 7, Seattle band “Pickwick” will headline

TACOMA, Wash. (April 29, 2015)— LollaPLUza, the annual one-day spring music festival produced by the PLU Student Activities Board (SAB), will be held on Saturday, May 7 from 1-7 p.m. on the PLU Golf Course. With a focus on up-and-coming Pacific Northwest talent, headlining band Pickwick will share the stage with NAVVI and Prom Queen, as well as Otieno Terry and…

Hands-on conservation program launched by PLU’s military outreach director helps connect students to the earth

Michael Farnum started a unique land conservation program that any student can get involved with, create connections and see a project from start to finish. “My favorite part of this has been connecting people to the environment,” he said. “I love the plants, species and sharing all of those things.”