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September 2, 2011
The Olympian: PLU yard sale to help Tacoma girl with autism
August 31, 2011
Queen Anne News: Ballard High prepares to "attack the gaps": Principal spearheading new program to help more students
August 25, 2011
Juneau Empire: Author returns to Alaska for fish and stories
August 12, 2011
Tacoma Weekly: Coffee cafe doubles as 'Parkland's living room': PLU students love Northern Pacific Coffee Company
June 20, 2011
The News-Review: Childbirth educator assures expectant parents: Being a nurse satisfies Maria Stoddard's desire to help others
June 17, 2011
The Olympian: Gifted voice wows opera world
May 20, 2011
Tacoma Weekly: A 'spark' of hope: Archbishop Desmond Tutu offers inspiration, hope to Tacoma
May 15, 2011
The News Tribune: In final US speech, Desmond Tutu urges youth to activism
May 14, 2011
The Olympian: Nurse's $15 million donation is PLU's largest ever
May 13, 2011
The Olympian: 'You are God's partner,' Nobel laureate says
May 3, 2011
The Chronicle: Metropolitan Opera Singer Angela Meade Returns to Her Roots
April 15, 2011
The Tacoma Weekly: Earth Week is April 17-23
April 8, 2011
The Tacoma Weekly: PLU creates space for students of diverse faiths
South Sound Magazine: Craftsman Unknown: Carving Meaning from Clay
March 17, 2011
Fort Lewis Ranger: Student Soldiers: Shingin a light on Pacific Lutheran University's ROTC program
March 3, 2011
Tacoma Daily Index: 50 exhibitors slated for South Sound Sustainability Expo
March 1, 2011
PR Newswire: Dollars for Scholars Holding 50th Anniversary Regional Conference at PLU
Feb. 28, 2011
Insurance News: REI Appoints Vice President of Accounting and Finance
Feb. 24, 2011
NorthwestMilitary.com: ROTC unit nabs award
Feb. 20, 2011
The News Tribune: A rainforest of percussion in Tacoma
Feb. 13, 2011
The News Tribune: They will listen, learn and perhaps make a difference
Feb. 11, 2011
The Tacoma Weekly: PLU Power: Lutes look to grab a spot in playoffs
Feb. 11, 2011
The Tacoma Weekly: City Briefs: Peace prize nominations sought
Feb. 10, 2011
The Bellingham Herald: Tickets on sale Friday for event with Desmond Tutu
Feb. 10, 2011
Longview Daily News: Concert series celebrates lives and work of local couple
Feb. 09, 2011
Cashmere Valley Record: El Gran Hombre: My travels into the Amazon
Feb. 04, 2011
Norwegian American Weekly (source PLU University Communications): Working towards peace
Jan. 20, 2011
The Santa Barbara Independent: Lois Capps: Accidental Congresswoman to Political Powerhouse
Jan. 11, 2011
The News Tribune: True grit: Klein is PLU's 'toughest kid'
Dec. 24, 2010
Daily Sun News: Human trafficking battle takes Sunnyside High grad to South Africa
Dec. 16, 2010
Tacoma Weekly: PLU junior's voice to be heard on TVs across America
Dec. 10, 2010
Daily Sun News: Fight against human trafficking topic of special presentation
Dec. 6, 2010
Pacific Lutheran University concert accents peace at Christmastime
Nov. 12, 2010
The Everett Herald: Jordan Davison College Athlete of the Week
Oct. 31, 2010
Willamette Athletics: Rowing Participates in Portland Fall Classic
Oct. 31, 2010
Boxscore News: Seattle U Men's Basketball Opens 2010-11 Season with Exhibition Victory, 121-91
Oct. 31, 2010
The News Tribune: Fourth-quarter rally lifts Lutes to 35-23 win in Oregon
Oct. 28, 2010
Evening Magazine: Coach Frosty Westering named 'Washingtonian of the Year'
Oct. 23, 2010
The News Tribune: PLU's Scott Westering faces biggest test yet - Linfield
Oct. 21, 2010
The News Tribune: State honor for Frosty
Oct. 20, 2010
State of Washington News Release: Association of Washington Generals to bestow "Washingtonian of the Year" award to retired PLU Coach Frosty Westering at annual banquet
Oct. 13, 2010
Weekly Volcano: PLU photography students are finalists in regional competition
Oct. 12, 2010
Tacoma Weekly: Lutes Voted into Top 25
Oct. 10, 2010
The News Tribune: Lutes' trick-play touchdown leaves Pirates feeling blue
Oct. 10, 2010
Salem-news.com: Boxers Stay in 1st with Hard-Fought Win over Bruins
Oct. 7, 2010
The News Tribune: From book signing, classical music to nightlife music, your choice
Oct. 6, 2010
NewbergGraphic.com: Puget Sound, PLU show GFU no mercy
Sept. 18, 2010
Seattle Times: PLU benefactor dies
Karen Phillips’ $12 million donation helped with scholarships and major projects around campus, including the construction of the Morken Center.
Sept. 7, 2010
The News Tribune: For Rasmussen, there’s no place like home at PLU
The late afternoon sun hit the mountain just right, illuminating it in a way that Scott Westering couldn’t ignore. He began to lead the PLU football players in song.
Aug. 22, 2010
Parade: Parade’s College A-List
PLU was listed on the A-List as one of the top schools for internship opportunities.
Aug. 19, 2010
The News Tribune: Need a ride? Palmer and Buchert await
PLU is home to the first local Zips Cars.
Aug. 15, 2010
The News Tribune : PLU’s changing face
PLU demographics and students attending the university are reflecting statewide trends. PLU continues to grow into a more diverse place with its international focus.
Aug. 12, 2010
The Tacoma Weekly: Election 2010: Franklin’s departure changes landscape in 29th District
PLU staff member Jonathan Johnson is running as a democratic candidate for the 29th District. He provides instruction and technical support for faculty and staff at PLU.
Aug. 8, 2010
The Olympian: Dynasty Detective: PLU professor’s career spans thousands of years back to ancient Egypt
A feature story about the life, travels and career of PLU professor and Egyptologist Don Ryan.
July 12, 2010 - Seattle Times: An 'Unconventional Archaeologist' in our midst
Aug. 4, 2010
The Oregonian: From Centralia to center-stage diva at the Met
Former PLU voice instructor is a rising opera star.
July 20, 2010
Monroe Monitor and Valley News: Inslee, Larsen face challengers in fall election
PLU alum and incumbent democrat Rick Larsen in the Washington Congressional District 2 is faced by some opponents in the upcoming election.
July 3, 2010 - Seattle TImes: 2nd Congressional District: Koster, incumbent Larsen focus on economy – very differently
July 19, 2010
The News Tribune: PLU’s MediaLab film wins Emmy honor
“Point of Entry: Migrating to North America” was MediaLab’s latest film in a series of Canadian/U.S. film topics and recently won “Award of Excellence” as a runner-up award in the 2010 Emmy competition.
July 12, 2010
The Business Examiner: 2010 40 Under Forty winners
Business Examiner's 40 Under Forty program recognizes outstanding South Sound business and community leaders under the age of 40.
- PLU grad Aaron Jacobs is the president and co-founder of Reel Extras, which has grown into the largest casting service in the Northwest.
- PLU grad Rachel Cardwell is the Community Engagement Manager at University of Puget Sound. Before that, she worked for The Nonprofit Center, Washington State Child Care Resource and Referral Network and Hilltop Artists in Residence.
July 2, 2010
Port Orchard Independent: SK’s Nass in a class all by himself
PLU grad and South Kitsap wrestling coach Chad Nass wins 2010 Coach of the Year. He said he learned his approach from his PLU coach, Chris Wolfe.
July 1, 2010
Tigard-Tualatin Times: Watt rides bus, begins pro baseball dream
PLU student Trey Watt, former pitcher for PLU baseball, was added to the bullpen of the Rookie Pioneer League team the Missoula Osprey.
June 30, 2010
The News Tribune: PLU choir finalist in YouTube competition
PLUtonic made it as a finalist video open for voting in the America’s Got Talent YouTube competition
June 24, 2010
The Tacoma Weekly: Six Decades of Song
PLU alum from 1951 retires as a music teacher after 59 years of teaching music to thousands of local kids.
June 18, 2010
Centralia Chronicle: Dominick Courcy Heads to PLU
New incoming student came to PLU after finding out it was the perfect fit, thanks to PLU alum and former baseball player Geoff Gabler.
June 8, 2010
The Daily Inter Lake: Musicians cash in with coffee jingle
PLU student Jenny Snipstead along with others won a national Folgers Coffee jingle contest and was awarded a $25,000 check.
May 31, 2010
The News Tribune: We remember and honor our South Sound heroes
PLU alum Lt. Brian Bradshaw was killed in Afghanistan June 25, 2009.
May 31, 2010
The News Tribune: ‘It’s a wonderful way to close a chapter’
PLU students graduate at the Tacoma Dome.
May 6, 2010
The Tacoma Weekly: LollaPLUza’s revival continues in Parkland
Feature about PLU’s annual LollaPLUza event.