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Q&A With Rev. Dr. Monica A. Coleman

Q&A With Rev. Dr. Monica A. Coleman Knutson Lecturer Plans Provocative Talk on the Intersection of Religion and Culture By Taylor Lunka ’15 PLU Marketing & Communications Student Worker Pastor, scholar and activist Rev. Dr. Monica Coleman, one of the brightest lights in womanist/black theology,…

Student Composition Wins Statewide Competition

Student Composition Wins Statewide Competition Taylor Whatley, right, works with Prof. Greg Youtz on Whatley’s winning composition. (Photo: John Struzenberg ’16) Taylor Whatley’s Original Piece, ‘Fanfare Giocoso,’ Premieres at LUCO’s Season-Opener By Valery Jorgensen ’15 PLU Marketing & Communications Student Worker Seattle’s renowned Lake Union…

Nursing Students With–and on–a Mission

Nursing Students With—and on—a Mission PLU Nursing students Madison Gatterman, left, and Sarah Jamieson taught basic healthcare and dental hygiene to young children at a Haitian orphanage. (Photo courtesy of Gatterman and Jamieson) Juniors Return to Haiti to Teach at an Orphanage — and Encounter…

Talking Sports – €”for a Living

Talking Sports—for a Living Ryan Tootell ’04 Hosts a New Radio Show on ESPN Montana By Brenna Sussman ’15 PLU Marketing & Communications Student Worker For Ryan Tootell ’04, talking about his favorite sports teams all day isn’t just fun—it’s his job. The PLU graduate…

Daffodil Royalty Blossoms at PLU

Daffodil Royalty Blossoms at PLU Five members of the 2014 Pierce County Royal Daffodil Court are all new Lutes this fall. From left: KayLee Weist, Nina Thach, Marissa Modestowicz (queen), Ji Larson and Kaetlynn Brown. (Photo: John Struzenberg ’16) 5 Members of the 2014 Court…

PLU’s Resident Artist Wins Major Award From Tacoma Arts Commission

PLU’s Resident Artist Wins Major Award From Tacoma Arts Commission PLU Resident Artist Jessica Spring works in studio. (Photo courtesy of Jessica Spring) Jessica Spring Will Accept AMOCAT Award—and Exhibit Her Work—in Tacoma Oct. 2 By Taylor Lunka ’15 PLU Marketing & Communications Student Worker…

PLU Welcomes New Nursing Dean

Shelia Smith, new Dean of the School of Nursing. John Froschauer, Photographer Liberal Arts and Nursing. A Perfect Match of Science and Compassion By Barbara Clements PLU Marketing and Communications Pacific Lutheran University’s new Dean of the School of Nursing, Dr. Sheila Smith, says she…