PLU in Top Ten Nationally for Study Abroad
In the most recent Open Doors study published by the Institute of International Education, PLU ranked #9 amongst US Master's Institutions for undergraduate participation in study abroad.
Is Study Abroad Essential?
How important is it for American students to spend time learning overseas? Read More of this New York Times article
Namibian Delegation Visits PLU
Included among the delegation of Namibian dignitaries touring the Pacific Lutheran University campus last week was a proud alumnus, Edwin Tjiramba, who delighted in sharing his fond memories of PLU. Read more.
PLU Top Placer in the Peace Corps
This year, Pacific Lutheran University ranks No.18 on Peace Corps’ 2013 Top Colleges for small schools. Read full article.
J-Term 2013 - Crime and Punishment in the UK
Students from the 2013 J-Term course "Crime and Punishment in the UK" were featured on several UK websites. Check out their stories from the Gloucestershire Constabulary’s Facebook Page and the Scottish Prison Service's website.
PLU Named Top Producer of Fulbright
The State of Global Education in Washington
Global Washington is a non-profit, membership based organization committed to strengthening the global development sector of Washington State. In the past year, Global Washington began to explore the importance of global education, specifically for Washington students, and discovered the significance of global understanding in today's world. The Global Education Initiative, a subcommittee of Global WA, recently released a report outlining the state of global education in Washington, providing a rationale for global education, highlighting best practices, and presenting recommendations for improvement. Read the Executive Summary
Higher Salary and Study Abroad
Ever wondered about the relationship between study abroad and employability? Check out this recent study from IES Abroad. The research found that study away enhances one's opportunity to find jobs sooner after graduation - and at a higher salary!