PLU has been teaching music for 130 years

“I’m confident that here at PLU we can give you an experience that will make you a much better player, whether you choose to pursue music passionately or professionally.” – Svend Rønning, PLU Professor of Music – Violin; Coordinator of String Studies PLU offers the…

Major Minute: Business

PLU’s School of Business is among the nation’s most outstanding business schools, according to the Princeton Review . Hear from one of the School of Business’s distinguished professors, Dr. Somaye Nargesi.

Uncomfortable truths: Taking an Introduction to Holocaust & Genocide Studies class

“There is nothing comfortable about studying genocide,” Beth Griech-Polelle, a Pacific Lutheran University history professor and the Kurt Mayer Chair in Holocaust Studies, says. “It’s filthy, violent, degrading, and the worst of humanity.” Yet Griech-Polelle says the study and discussion of these atrocities are crucial…

International Honors Program builds a ‘Starship’

On day one of PLU Professor of Mathematics Daniel Heath’s Designing a Starship class, students have no idea what they have signed up for — and that’s exactly how Heath wants it. The course is part of PLU’s International Honors Program (IHON), which means it…