Communication professor makes mentorship matter

Joanne Lisosky, professor of communication, wins 2015 Silver Circle award The Silver Circle is one of the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences [NATAS] most prestigious awards, honoring a lifetime of dedication to the television industry. PLU Communication Professor Joanne Lisosky will be inducted…

Forensics expert to give notable presentation on campus

Dr. David Zarefsky to speak on the 1858 public debates Renowned argumentation scholar David Zarefsky will bring his expertise to Pacific Lutheran University (PLU) to speak on “Lincoln, Douglas, and Slavery: In the Crucible of Public Debate” on Thursday, May 14 at 6 p.m. in…

MediaLab receives three major recognitions for “Waste Not” film

MediaLab has received three prestigious recognitions for its 2014 original documentary, Waste Not: Breaking Down the Food Equation. Waste Not , which explores global food waste and hunger, received a national second-place award from the Broadcast Education Association’s (BEA) Festival of Media Arts Competition, a…

PLU hosts international speech and debate tournament

On December 5 and 6, 2014, PLU hosted 38 schools and more than 700 students from all over the Pacific Northwest (including Canada) for the return of the TOH Karl Speech and Debate Tournament. The tournament allowed students to improve vital public speaking, critical thinking,…