PLU music majors produce free music camp
It’s a warm summer morning and the scent of scrambled eggs drifts from the kitchen at Trinity Lutheran Church into an adjoining room where more than a dozen campers busily make beaded jewelry. Ranging from second to sixth grade, the kids are participants in the…
PLU Honors Dia de los Muertos
Día de Los Muertos is a joyful celebration that gives us a chance to honor our loved ones who have passed and to connect with our community. This year, Ash Bechtel ’24 shares what Dia de los Muertos means to her and how the PLU…
First-year student athletes share their experience at PLU
PLU student-athletes Sarah Midimo and Chloe Froeschner share their experience as first-years. Froeschner is from Iowa City, Iowa, and is majoring in graphic design and communication. Midimo is from Tacoma and is majoring in psychology.
Get involved with PLU Clubs
Campus life is about getting involved, building relationships, and taking advantage of what our campus community offers. Here’s a look at PLU’s 2022 Engagement Fair, where incoming Lutes met Lute leaders, signed up for clubs, and learned about Parkland community resources. Learn more at: plu.edu/clubs/club-list
PLU Biology professor nationally recognized
Pacific Lutheran University Professor of Biology Amy Siegesmund received the American Society for Microbiology’s 2023 Carski Award for Undergraduate Teaching. The award recognizes a university educator for outstanding teaching of microbiology to undergraduate students. What I love about teaching microbiology is that I get to…
New Lutes share their hometown
At this year’s New Student Orientation, we learned a lot about our first-year students. For instance, our students come from all over there world! See if any of our first-years are from your hometown.
Communications major lands job helping to create an equitable education
Kate Hall ’17 remembers the job interview that landed her in a communications role at ESD 113. It was memorable — but not necessarily in a good way. “I was so nervous,” she remembers. “My internet died during the Zoom interview.” She was prepared to…
Summer Internships: Political Science
Political Science major Jenny Kamimura ’24, shares a day in her life as an intern in Hawaii. Kamimura spent the summer interning with Congressman Kaialiʻi Kahele’s office. Interested in studying political science? Visit plu.edu/political-science to learn more about the program.
Summer Internships: Theatre
In high school, Peyton Noreen ’23 loved participating in theatre productions. Noreen’s passion for the stage wasn’t something they were ready to give up on when they enrolled at Pacific Lutheran University. It’s why they chose to major in theatre and why they’re spending the…
Summer Job Spotlight: Nursing
Parker Simpson ’24 is spending his summer working at an assisted living facility in his hometown of Spokane, Washington. He comes from a family of healthcare professionals and has always wanted to help people. We sat down with him to discuss his experience taking classes…