A message from President Belton

Traducción Española Dear PLU community, I’m heartbroken over the continued loss of Black lives across our country. With the recent murders of George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, Tony McDade, and Ahmaud Arbery, I’m angry at a system that collectively excuses and perpetuates racist violence. As frustrations…

New NSF grant will support PLU students studying to become STEM educators

Twenty-one new scholarships will be created for PLU students from underrepresented backgrounds preparing to become STEM educators, thanks to a $1.2 million grant from the National Science Foundation. The grant, which provides funding over the next three years, will help extend existing collaborations between the…

PLU MediaLab Film Project Nominated for Student Emmy Award

A film produced by MediaLab students at Pacific Lutheran University has been nominated for the College Emmy Awards. Living on the Edge tells the story of North Cove, Wash., one of the fastest-eroding U.S. coastlines, which loses roughly 150 feet of land per year. The…

PLU senior Daniel Hachet leaves a legacy of green on campus

Daniel Hachet ‘20 might be graduating this spring, but his green initiatives will continue on at PLU. On-campus restaurants now recycle thousands of cereal bags—and are even getting paid to do so. Residence Halls now offer recycling during summer camps. Reusable dishes and compostable straws…