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Alex Hart Non Degree Recital
Student series: Alex Hart performs as the culmination of his Music studies at PLU. He studies Guitar with Elizabeth Brown.
Free Admission, no tickets.
Apr 19 12:00 13:00
Baseball vs Lewis & Clark
Baseball vs Lewis & Clark home game
Apr 19 12:00 15:00
Lyric Brass Quintet
Regency Concert Series: Pacific Lutheran University Lyric Brass Quintet performing selections to include: Dance by Wilke Renwick; Contrapunctus IV by J.S. Bach, arranged by Robert Nagel; Contrapunctus IX by J.S. Bach, arranged by John Glasel; Arrival of the Queen of Sheba by G.F. Handel, arranged by Joshua Hauser; My Spirit Be Joyful by J.S. Bach trans. by Harry Herforth; Four Outings for Brass by Andre previn and Suite from the Monteregian Hills by Morley Calvert. Tickets: $8 general admission, $5 senior citizen (55+) & alumni, free PLU community, 18 and under. Tickets - Call (253)535-7411
Apr 19 15:00 16:30
Carli Kross BME Recital
Student series: Carli Kross gives this recital in partial fulfillment of the Bachelor of Music Education Degree. She studies voice with Marlette Buchanan.
Free Admission, no tickets.
Apr 19 17:30 18:30
Matthew Serino BME Recital
Student Series: Matthew Serino gives this recital in partial fulfillment of the Bachelor of Music Education Degree. He studies Trombone with Ed Powell.
Apr 19 20:00 21:00
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Lute Life Days
Take a day to experience life as a PLU student

We have scheduled select personalized program days so you can fully experience what it's like to be a PLU student.

You choose your day and your check-in time, and we'll take care of the rest! Check out the Lute Life Days options below to see dates, check-in times and activities.

Find out dates, how to RSVP, and more on our website: www.plu.edu/admission/e.....days/
Apr 20 8:00 16:00
Study Away, Food, and Culture Event
An event with the Sojourner Advocates and Professor Heather Hallman, visiting Professor of Anthropology, discussing food's role in culture and your Study Away experience.

Where: Anderson University Center Rm 201
When: 6:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.
Apr 20 18:00 19:00
Study Away, Food, and Culture Event
An event with the Sojourner Advocates and Professor Heather Hallman, visiting Professor of Anthropology, discussing food's role in culture and your Study Away experience.
Apr 20 18:00 19:00
Samuel Chapman BMA Presentation
Student series: Samuel Chapman gives this capstone presentation in partial fulfillment of the Bachelor of Musical Arts Degree. His adviser is Gregory Youtz, and his topic is "Racial Politics of the Ziegfield Follies".
Free Admission, no tickets.
Apr 20 20:00 21:00
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Polish Professional Branding
Connect with 12,000 PLU alumni on LinkedIn! Weekly pop-in LinkedIn and social media professionalism workshop.

Tips to help job seekers increase professional networks and make social networking appearance more attractive to potential employers.

Please visit www.plu.edu/career/ for more information!
Apr 21 16:00 17:00
Earth Day Lecture: "This Patch of Soil"
Earth Day Lecture; "This Patch of Soil: Race, Nature and Stories of Future Belonging" with guest speaker Dr. Carolyn Finney of the University of California Berkeley.
April 21, 2015
Event Time: 7:30 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Event Location: Scandinavian Cultural Center
Apr 21 19:30 21:00
Chorale Spring Tour Homecoming Concert
Choral Series: University Chorale Concert. Snacks and beverages will be available for purchase in the lobby before the concert and during intermission. Tickets: $8 general admission, $5 senior citizens (55+)& alumni, free PLU community, students, 18 and under. Tickets - Call (253)535-7411
Apr 21 20:00 21:30
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Opening Reception
This exhibit is a celebration of the culminating work of the graduating students of the Department of Art and Design. Light refreshments provided.
Apr 22 17:00 19:00
Sounds of Solidarity
The event will give PLU students, faculty, and staff the opportunity to share stories about their lives focusing on intersecting identities. Each participant will be able to express creatively the happiness, grief, pride, and multitude of other emotions that these identities have brought them as well as how these identities have shaped them.
Apr 22 19:00 21:00
University Jazz Ensemble Concert
Location: Karen Hille Phillips Center for the Performing Arts

Jazz Series: The University Jazz Ensemble under the direction of David Deacon-Joyner will perform selections to include: Hindi Gumbo by Fareed Haque, arranged by Joe Duran; When I Fall In Love by Victor Young/Edward Heyman; Mr Ship by Kurt WEill/Ira Gershwin arranged by Gil Evans; Nocturnal by Tyler Peterson; Writer's Block by BrandLee Cierley and more. Snacks and beverages will be available for purchase in the lobby before the concert and during intermission. Tickets: $8 general admission/ $5 senior citizens (55+), alumni / free PLU community, students, 18 and under. Tickets available through the PLU Concierge Desk (253 535-7411)
Apr 22 20:00 21:30
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Senior Exhibition
This exhibit is a celebration of the culminating work of the graduating students of the Department of Art and Design.
Apr 23 8:00 to May 25 16:00
Explore! Movie Preview Night
April 9th: October Sky the Movie

April 16th: Whale Rider the Movie
Apr 23 18:00 20:30
Peace Scholar Presentation
Peace Scholar Presentation

Event Location: Regency Room

Please visit our website for more information: www.plu.edu/peace-scholars/
Apr 23 18:00 20:00
MediaLab "Waste Not" Campus Premiere
The trio of students, all senior communication majors and members of PLU�??s MediaLab program, spent more than a year traveling and conducting nearly 100 interviews across the United States, Canada and the United Kingdom.

�??Waste Not is an exploration into how food impacts our everyday lives and how food waste impacts society,�?? Brasgalla said, who served as one of the film�??s senior producers.

The documentary explains in detail how and why food is wasted, often unintentionally.

�??Food is something a lot of us take for granted,�?? Lunka said, who also worked as a senior producer, �??and this film will totally change the way you see food every day.�??

MediaLab has received dozens of recognitions for its documentary films during the program�??s eight years of existence, including one Emmy award, five Emmy nominations and three first-place National Broadcasting Society Awards.

Those interested in attending Waste Not are encouraged to RSVP at ml@plu.edu.

For more information, visit wastenotdoc.weebly.com.
Apr 23 18:00 20:00
One World
A collaborative event between the Wang Center for Global Education, the Environmental Studies Department, and the Global Studies Department about examining global warming through an interdisciplinary lens. This event will be a panel of professors from a variety of disciplines to engage in a discussion about the global effects of climate change and the individual's role in the environmental movement.
Apr 23 19:00 20:30
Duo Piano Recital
Artists Series: "Pianists Oksana Ezhokina and Christina Dahl present a concert of works for two pianos. Program includes Rachmaninoff's virtuosic Fantasy Suite, Op. 5, John Adams' majestic Hallelujah Junction, and transcription of Mozart's beloved Symphony No. 40 for piano four-hands." Tickets: $8 general admission/ $5 senior citizen (55+); alumni / free PLU community, students, 18 and under. Tickets available through the PLU Concierge Desk (253 535-7411)
Apr 23 20:00 21:30
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Senior Exhibition
This exhibit is a celebration of the culminating work of the graduating students of the Department of Art and Design.
Apr 23 8:00 to May 25 16:00
NWC Tournament
NWC Tournament

For more information please contact the PLU Athletics Department www.golutes.com/
Apr 24 9:00 18:00
Relay for Life
Relay for Life 2015
Location: Centennial Red Square
Apr 24 12:00 to Apr 25 13:00
Department of Psychology Colloquium
Department of Psychology Colloquium Series
Professor Christine Moon

Event Location: Nordquist Lecture Hall, Xavier Hall room 201

All are invited. Psychology majors are especially encouraged to attend.
Apr 24 14:00 15:00
Woodwind Recital
Studio Series: Woodwind students recital. Jennifer Rhyne, Conductor
Tickets: Free Admission, No Tickets
Apr 24 17:30 19:00
"Growing Cities" Showing and Discussion
The PLU Community Garden and Grass Roots Environmental Action Now are collaborating to host a documentary screening of "Growing Cities". This film examines the role of urban farming in America and showcases how much power it has to revitalize our cities and change the way we eat. The film will be followed by a conversation with local food activists to reflect, ask questions, and discuss what is already being done and what more we can do in our communities.
Apr 24 18:00 20:30
DarkMatter #ItGetsBitter
For more information please cointact PLU Diversity Center www.plu.edu/dcenter/
Apr 24 18:30 20:00
Woodwind and Brass Recital
Studio Series: students of Woodwind and Brass instruments give a recital. Jennifer Rhyne, director. Free Admission, no tickets.
Apr 24 20:00 21:30
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Senior Exhibition
This exhibit is a celebration of the culminating work of the graduating students of the Department of Art and Design.
Apr 23 8:00 to May 25 16:00
Relay for Life
Relay for Life 2015
Location: Centennial Red Square
Apr 24 12:00 to Apr 25 13:00
ACS PSS Undergraduate Research Symposium
The Puget Sound Section of the American Chemical Society holds an undergraduate research symposium each spring. Hosting of the event rotates among Chemistry Departments from colleges and universities in the Puget Sound region. Attendance is typically about 125-150 people. The symposium involves about 15 oral presentations by students in the morning and afternoon and one or two poster sessions involving about 50-75 posters. Catered box lunches and snack breaks are also provided.
Apr 25 8:00 16:00
Business Plan Competition
The School of Business - Business Plan Competition

Location: Morken Atrium

Competition Rooms: 103, 105, 125, 137

Time: 8:30AM - 2:00PM

Contact: Catherine Pratt, prattca@plu.edu
Apr 25 8:30 14:00
NWC Tournament
NWC Tournament

For more information please contact the PLU Athletics Department www.golutes.com/
Apr 25 9:00 18:00
Norwegian Heritage Festival
Norwegian Heritage Festival
April 25, 2015

Event Location: Anderson University Center

Event times and event program are currently pending. Please stay tuned for more information!
Apr 25 11:00 15:00
Kristin McCarthy Senior BM recital
Student series: Kristin McCarthy gives this recital in partial fulfillment of the Bachelor of Music degree. She studies voice with Jessica Milanese.
Free Admission, no tickets.
Apr 25 12:00 13:00
ACS PSS Undergraduate Research Symposium
The Puget Sound Section of the American Chemical Society holds an undergraduate research symposium each spring. Hosting of the event rotates among Chemistry Departments from colleges and universities in the Puget Sound region. Attendance is typically about 125-150 people. The symposium involves about 15 oral presentations by students in the morning and afternoon and one or two poster sessions involving about 50-75 posters. Catered box lunches and snack breaks are also provided.
Apr 25 12:30 13:15
Annie Herzog Sr. BM Recital
Student series: Annie Herzog gives this recital in partial fulfillment of the Bachelor or Music Degree. She studies Voice with Jim Brown. Free Admission, no tickets.
Apr 25 15:00 16:00
Lauren Searls BM Senior Recital
Student series: Lauren Searls gives this recital in partial fulfillment of the Bachelor of Music Degree. She studies Voice with Janeanne Houston.
Free Admission, no tickets.
Apr 25 17:30 18:30
Alex Gallo BM Senior Recital
Student series: Alex Gallo gives this recital in partial fulfillment of the Bachelor of Music Degree. He studies voice with Charles Stephens.
Free Admission, no tickets.
Apr 25 20:00 21:00
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Senior Exhibition
This exhibit is a celebration of the culminating work of the graduating students of the Department of Art and Design.
Apr 23 8:00 to May 25 16:00
Taylor Mills Non-Degree Recital
Student series: Taylor Mills gives this Junior recital as part of her French horn studies. Her instructor is Dr. Gina Gillie.
Free Admission, no tickets.
Apr 26 12:00 13:00
Early Music at its Finest
Artists Series:Join PLU faculty and friends for a delightful afternoon of "Early Musicke." Selections to include: Toccata by Johann Jakob Froberger; Cantata: L'amour pique par une abeille by Louis-Nicolas Clerambault; Capriccio Terzo, Cappriccio Nono by Giuseppe Maria Dall;Abaco; Sonata XII, "La Follia" by Areangelo Corelli; Pieces for Musical Clock by Joseph Haydn and much more.

Tickets: $8 general admission/ $5 senior citizens (55+), alumni / free PLU community, students, 18 and under. Tickets available through the PLU Concierge Desk (253 535-7411)
Apr 26 15:00 16:30
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Senior Exhibition
This exhibit is a celebration of the culminating work of the graduating students of the Department of Art and Design.
Apr 23 8:00 to May 25 16:00
NWC Tournament
NWC Tournament

For more information please contact the PLU Athletics Department www.golutes.com/
Apr 27 9:00 18:00
Nursing Capstone Presentations
For more information pleae contact PLU Nursing Department www.plu.edu/nursing/
Apr 27 12:00 16:00
Natural Sciences Adademic Festival
The purpose of the Natural Sciences Academic Festival is to provide students with an opportunity to present, through poster or talk format, research projects and senior seminar work pursued during the academic year. The festival format is modeled after a professional meeting in order to provide the students with a conference experience.

Where: varies location in Morken
When: 3pm- 8pm

For more information please contact PLU Division of Natural Sciences www.plu.edu/nsci/
Apr 27 15:00 20:00
Passover Seder Dinner
Campus Ministry will hold a traditional Jewish Passover Seder.

Location: Anderson University Center, Scandinavian Cultural Center

Time: 5:00PM - 8:30PM
Apr 27 17:00 20:30
Shared Hope: Eradicating Sex Trafficking
Shared Hope: Eradicating Sex Trafficking. This dynamic program explores domestic sex trafficking and what you can do to help end it. Participants can view either Domestic Minor Sex Trafficking, which offers a comprehensive guide to understanding the issue, or Gang Trap, which addresses the growing trend of sex-trafficking cases perpetuated by criminal street gangs, then engage in a conversation about the films and what you can do to help.
6 p.m. Location- UC CK
Apr 27 18:00 21:00
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Senior Exhibition
This exhibit is a celebration of the culminating work of the graduating students of the Department of Art and Design.
Apr 23 8:00 to May 25 16:00
Natural Sciences Adademic Festival
The purpose of the Natural Sciences Academic Festival is to provide students with an opportunity to present, through poster or talk format, research projects and senior seminar work pursued during the academic year. The festival format is modeled after a professional meeting in order to provide the students with a conference experience.

Where: varies location in Morken
When: 3pm- 8pm

For more information please contact PLU Division of Natural Sciences www.plu.edu/nsci/
Apr 28 15:00 20:00
International Coffee Hour
Share culture and friendship and enjoy FREE coffee, tea, and light refreshments with faculty and students from the Department of Languages and Literatures, International Honors, and Hong International Hall.
Apr 28 16:00 17:00
Polish Professional Branding
Connect with 12,000 PLU alumni on LinkedIn! Weekly pop-in LinkedIn and social media professionalism workshop.

Tips to help job seekers increase professional networks and make social networking appearance more attractive to potential employers.

Please visit www.plu.edu/career/ for more information!
Apr 28 16:00 17:00
Spring Donor Appreciation Dinner
Spring Donor Banquet - Named Student Scholarships

Event Location: Anderson University Center, Chris Knutzen Hall
Event Time: 6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.

Please visit the Office of Advancement website for more information: www.plu.edu/advancement/
Apr 28 18:00 20:00
Robert Layton Jr. BM Recital
Student Series: Robert Layton gives this recital in partial fulfillment of the Bachelor of Music Degree. He studies Trumpet with Zachary Lyman.
Free Admission, no tickets.
Apr 28 18:00 18:30
University Singers & Vocal Chamber
Choral Series: University Singers under the direction of Lauren Whitham and Vocal Chamber Ensemble under the direction of Richard Nance perform. Selections to include: Beatus vir by Claudio Monteverdi; Le chant des oyseaux by Clement Janequin: I Will Lift Up My Eyes by Z. Randall Stroope; Weep No More by David N. Childs; A Choral Flourish by Linda Spevacek and many more. Free admission, no ticket required.
Apr 28 20:00 21:30
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Senior Exhibition
This exhibit is a celebration of the culminating work of the graduating students of the Department of Art and Design.
Apr 23 8:00 to May 25 16:00
Natural Sciences Adademic Festival
The purpose of the Natural Sciences Academic Festival is to provide students with an opportunity to present, through poster or talk format, research projects and senior seminar work pursued during the academic year. The festival format is modeled after a professional meeting in order to provide the students with a conference experience.

Where: varies location in Morken
When: 3pm- 8pm

For more information please contact PLU Division of Natural Sciences www.plu.edu/nsci/
Apr 29 15:00 20:00
Wild Hope Banquet
Vocational exploration was at the root of PLU�??s mission upon its founding in 1890. Ever since then, the university has continued to honor its Lutheran heritage by supporting students as they seek meaning and purpose�??in their learning, in their work, and in their lives.

For nearly a decade, exploration of vocation was sustained through the grant-funded Wild Hope Project. Now the Wild Hope Center for Vocation continues the project�??s good work, acting as a foundation of vocation for students, faculty, and staff as they explore life�??s big questions and engage in fulfilling and meaningful work.

Where: Anderson University Center Regency room
When: 6pm-9pm
Apr 29 18:00 21:00
May Day Panel
Panel and discussion on labor in relation to May Day.
Apr 29 18:00 19:30
Regency String Quartet
Regency Concert Series: Regency String Quartet with PLU Faculty Members: Mary Manning and Svend Ronning, violins; Betty Agent, violist; and Richard Treat, cellist will perform: String Quartet in C Major, Op. 76, No. 3, "Emperor", by Franz Joseph Haydn; String Quartet in B-Flat Major, KV 458, "The Hunt" by W.A. Mozart; and String Quartet in C Minor, Op. 51, No. 1 by Johannes Brahms. Tickets: $8 general admission, $5 senior citizen (55+), alumni / free PLU community, students, 18 and under. Tickets available through the PLU Concierge Desk (253 535-7411)
Apr 29 20:00 21:30
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Senior Exhibition
This exhibit is a celebration of the culminating work of the graduating students of the Department of Art and Design.
Apr 23 8:00 to May 25 16:00
Peace Corps Office Hours
PLU's Peace Corps recruiter, Amber Gomes, will be hosting office hours to answer any questions you may have about Peace Corps' great opportunities, walk you through the application process or review your resume. You are welcome to stop by, but you can also make an appointment. Contact her at agomes@peacecorps.gov to schedule a time to meet on Thursday, April 30, from 8:00am - 12:00pm in AUC 206.
Apr 30 8:00 12:00
LGBTQ Panel Discussion
Facilitating a discussion between the student LGBTQ community on campus and the Health Care Center Staff. The Dean of the School of Nursing, Public Health Nurses, and other students may also be attending. Members of the LGBT community will be sharing their experiences with healthcare, a possible presentation about other health issues after may happen. The floor will be open for discussion.

Where: Anderson University Center RM 213
When: 5pm-6pm

For more information contact PLU School of Nursing www.plu.edu/nursing/
Apr 30 17:00 18:00
Take Back the Night
Take Back the Night is an internationally recognized protest put on every April during Sexual Assault Awareness Month to protest the sexual violence people have faced, to create a safe space for survivors to share their stories, and to talk about ways to work towards ending sexual violence in the future.
Apr 30 17:00 20:30
BUSA MBA Info Session
Information Session on the BUSA MBA program
Apr 30 17:30 18:30
Opening the Door: A new look at Suicide
The event is Opening the Door: A New Look at Suicide and it will be held on April 30 in Xavier 250. Contact is Brent Tyhuis at tyhuisbd@plu.edu.
Apr 30 19:00 21:00
Svare-Toven Endowed Lecture
Svare-Toven Endowed Professorship Lecture
Thursday, April 30, 2015
7:00PM
Scandinavian Cultural Center

Claudia Berguson will present her research on Sigrid Undset, a author exiled in the United States during World War II.
Apr 30 19:00 22:00
Choir of the West Concert
Choral Series: Choir of the West's International Tour preview concert, under the direction of Dr. Richard Nance. Snacks and beverages will be available for purchase in the lobby before the concert and during intermission. Tickets: $8 General Admission; $5 Senior Citizens (55+), PLU Alumni; Free to PLU Community, Students and 18 and under. Tickets available through the PLU Concierge Desk 253-535-7411.
Apr 30 20:00 21:30