Documentary offers look at drug, weapons trade

Documentary follows drug, weapons trade When assistant communication professor Rob Wells and his colleagues in the School of Arts and Communication launched MediaLab in 2006, they figured larger projects like feature-length video documentaries would happen sometime in the future. “It would be nice,” he recalled…

DMC grants appear in classrooms

DMC grants appear in classrooms Interactive software, a Wii to use in graphic design and a video which will record future teachers at work – all these ideas received funding this year through the Digital Media Center Small Grants fund. Each year in May, Layne…

Feminist theology and ethics explored

Feminist theology and ethics explored An expert on feminist theology, feminist ethics and theological anthropology will deliver the 2008 David and Marilyn Knutson and Department of Religion Lecture at Pacific Lutheran University. Susan Ross will speak on “Seeking Light and Beauty: Women, Justice and Sacramentally”…

Prof appears on the History Channel

Prof appears on Discovery Channel this week Classics professor Eric Nelson will once again be featured in prime time, this time talking about torture, animals and the environment, all in the time of the Caesars. Nelson will be featured this week on a Discovery Channel…

Dean says travel broadens perspectives

Dean says travel broadens perspectives At a time with the United State is no longer the 800-pound gorilla, it’s time for future leaders graduating from college and universities to take stock of what they can offer the world, according to PLU’s new business dean. At…

Program brings people from around the world together

Exchange program enriches campus living and learning Six years ago, Candice Hughes ’08 realized that, despite her ambition, college just wasn’t in the cards. As consolation, the Trinidad and Tobago native dreamed of figuring out a way to go back to school part-time in a…

What does being a Lute really mean?

What does being a Lute really mean? A record crowd of faculty, staff and continuing students welcomed over 1,000 new students with a standing ovation as they processed into opening Convocation on Sept. 8.Bruce Bjerke ’72, vice-chair of the Board of Regents brought greetings on…

PLU’s bike co-op gets rolling

Student rounds up a few abandoned bikes and voila, a co-op. PLU’s bike co-op gets rolling BY Barbara Clements It is not just PLU employees who are seeking better, more sustainable and less expensive ways of getting to and from campus. Students are thinking about…

Care for the Earth

Care for the earth It all started because of the health department. A year ago, when the University Center closed down for its remodel, Dining and Culinary Services had to find a new place to feed the majority of the university’s students. They moved to…