Wang Center Photo & Video Contest Winners 2022

During the 2021-2022 academic year, 149 PLU students participated in global and local study away programs to acquire new perspectives on critical global issues, advance their language and intercultural skills, form valuable new contacts and lasting connections, and advance their academic and career trajectory. Due…

On Exhibit: Women’s History Month

In honor of Women’s History Month, we are “commemorating and encouraging the study, observance and celebration of the vital role of women in American history.” ( https://www.womenshistorymonth.gov/ ). This exhibit includes a short list of just a few women’s first achievements in the past six…

Black History Month: Seeking (a Supreme Court) Justice

(CNN)- President Joe Biden committed to nominating the nation’s first Black female Supreme Court justice, as he honored retiring Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer at the White House on Thursday. “The person I will nominate will be someone with extraordinary qualifications, character, experience and integrity.…

On Exhibit: Graphic Novels

This display intends to highlight the Mortvedt Library’s graphic novel collection and their power of visual storytelling. Graphic novels are a compelling medium which combine elements of the visual arts and literature. This curated display focuses on stories related to social justice, resilience, and diverse…

On Exhibit: Stalking Awareness Month 2022

January is Stalking Awareness Month. The PLU Center for Gender Equity is choosing to uplift stalking awareness in this library exhibit because it often falls to the wayside in discussions of domestic violence, healthy relationships, and romantic gestures. Across media and society throughout the decades,…

On Exhibit: Resources about Acknowledging and Respecting Indigenous Languages and Land

Exhibit Overview This exhibit highlights resources for exploring the south Puget Sound indigenous Salish family of languages, including Twulshootseed. As the PLU land acknowledgement notes, “PLU is on the traditional lands of the Nisqually, Puyallup, Squaxin Island and Steilacoom peoples; we acknowledge and respect the…

On Exhibit: Library Resources about Homelessness

On Exhibit: Library Resources about Homelessness “’Homelessness’ refers to much more than the situation of individuals who find themselves without an adequate place of residence. The standard legal definitions of homelessness . . . overlook the conditions of detachment or separation from mainstream society that…

On Exhibit: The Best We Could Do

On Exhibit: Common Reading Book 2021, The Best We Could Do The 2021-2022 academic year Common Reading book is the critically acclaimed graphic novel,  The Best We Could Do  by Thi Bui. In this timely and breathtaking memoir, Bui explores her experiences as a daughter…

On (Virtual) Exhibit: Media Literacy J-Term Projects

During J-Term 2021, students in Assistant Professor Kate Drazner Hoyt’s  Media Literacy COMA 388 explored topics such as: – the role that the press plays in sustaining democracies; – the different forms of online misinformation and disinformation; – the rise of conspiracy theories on web…