On Exhibit: Books in Support of Disarming Polarization Symposium

This exhibit, displayed in a living room setting in the Library lobby, is made up of reading materials from the Library’s collection . Books highlight political and societal polarization, and the inability to communicate and collaborate, as it relates to problems such as climate change,…

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 ( more info here ) 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…

On Exhibit: 2020 “Interrupted” Wang Center Photo Contest Winners

PLU Wang Center for Global Education’s 2020 “Interrupted” Photo Contest Winners During the 2019-2020 academic year, 350 PLU undergraduate 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…

On Exhibit: Black Authors Writing about Racism

[Exhibit has closed.] This exhibit is comprised of books by Black authors who discuss and analyze race and racism. The books are recent contributions to scholarship and narrative, most having been published since 2019. Book topics include feminism, fatigue, discourse, vilification, education, real estate, racism…

On Exhibit: Struggle for Full Voting Rights

click here click here click here click here [Exhibit has closed.] Mortvedt Library is hosting a new popup exhibition from the National Archives ,  Rightfully Hers, “commemorating the 100th anniversary of the ratification of the 19 th Amendment. Rightfully Hers explores the history of the…

On Exhibit (Virtually): Wang Center Contest Winners

While Mortvedt Library’s building is closed during the COVID-19 pandemic our exhibits continue–we are highlighting PLU students’ work online. Follow this link to the virtual exhibit of the Wang Center’s photo and video contest winners. The Annual Wang Center Photo & Video Contest is an…

On Exhibit – Pandemics: History & Responses

Today many of us are considering our lives, loved ones, and our way of being in the world in relation to the Coronavirus, or COVID-19. The course of this pandemic can be changed by people who have reliable information, make decisions that consider others, and…

Where’s the New Testing Center?

What: There is a new Testing Center where students can make up a course exam in a proctored environment. Where: Mortvedt Library, room 332. The room is on the third floor in the southwest corner of the building. (See maps outside the third floor elevator…

On Exhibit – Black History Month: Black@PLU

The Black Student Union, led by BSU President Casey Brown, presents an exhibit for Black History Month that highlights a selection of photos from the PLU Archives and Special Collections that are part of the Black@PLU interactive timeline . The exhibit also highlights the people,…