New Student Orientation & Move in day
Curious about what move-in day looks like? Take a look at PLU’s New Student Orientation, and see how we welcomed our students with open arms and plenty of helping hands.
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…
PLU places second in National Science Foundation’s COVID-19 Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion Challenge.
Pacific Lutheran University was named a winner in the U.S. National Science Foundation (NSF) Taking Action: COVID-19 Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion Challenge. PLU received a $15,000 prize for its work in mitigating the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on diversity, equity, and inclusion in STEM.…
Advice for first-year students: Create a study space and routine
Alina Boorse ’25 shares her experience as a first-year student and offers advice to future students.
Advice for first-year students: Communicate with your professors
Student-athlete Ahi Holden ’24 offers some tips for succeeding during your first year of college.
PLU selected for American Passport Project
Pacific Lutheran University was recently selected to participate in the second cohort of the Institute of International Education (IIE) American Passport Project. Through this initiative, 25 eligible PLU students who have never had a U.S. passport, will get one free of charge. PLU was one…
Around the PNW: Rock climbing with PLU Outdoor Rec 🧗♂️
Luke Van Tassel ’24 joins PLU Outdoor Recreation on a weekend rock climbing adventure in Vantage, Washington. Outdoor Rec is Pacific Lutheran University’s wilderness adventure club. They lead trips each weekend to scenic places around the Pacific Northwest. They also rent adventure gear out to…
Karen Marquez ’22 aspires to help her community through her studies
Karen Marquez ‘22 is a senior social work major with minors in Hispanic studies and criminal justice. Marquez is a heritage speaker of Spanish, and has a deep love for languages, culture, and diversity. She hopes to use her degree and the skills she is…