Culinary Week features talents of master chef

Culinary Week features talents of master chef Italian flavors reigned supreme at PLU’s first-ever Culinary Week that featured certified master chef Ken Arnone. Hosted by Dining and Culinary Services, the week included interactive cooking sessions taught by Arnone, PLU staff and local experts, as well…

New dean of the School of Business named

New dean of the School of Business named An expert in marketing, management and organizational behavior has been named dean of the School of Business. James L. Brock, 63, has had a distinguished career in higher education administration, teaching and writing. He has been the…

Fighting violence with kindness

Fighting violence with kindness In response to recent campus shootings in Illinois and Louisiana, a student-driven campaign is working to bolster the university’s sense of community and improve access to support services. The “1 to the 5th” campaign seeks to intentionally build a stronger, more…

Civil War love letter inspires wind ensemble

Civil War love letter inspires wind ensemble As the story goes, Maj. Sullivan Ballou was like most men in the Northern army at the start of the Civil War. He fought not to end slavery, but to preserve the Union. At 32, Ballou had a…

Art software has applications across campus

Art software has applications across campus It looked like a photograph of a cell phone sitting on a table, only it wasn’t. The image wasn’t real at all. It was created using a 3-D digital modeling tool called Rhinoceros Software , Rhino for short. Created…

Vote for the first Hebrew Idol

Vote for the first Hebrew Idol In another PLU twist on Fox’s popular singing series “American Idol,” assistant religion professor Tony Finitsis is bringing “Hebrew Idol 2008” to campus. The event stems from the final project in his “Religion and Literature of the Old Testament”…

Economist Arthur Laffer to discuss U.S. economy

Economist Arthur Laffer discusses U.S. economy Economist and consultant Arthur Laffer visited PLU to offer his view on the current climate of recession, deficits and tax stimulus packages. Known as “the father of supply-side economics,” Laffer was a member of President Reagan’s Economic Policy Advisory…

Ham radio station improves preparedness

Ham radio station improves preparedness While preparing for a home renovation project in 2001, Doug Oakman, dean of the humanities division, came across the shortwave radio he built in high school. The radio and its wooden case were damaged, and it had been 30 years…

Spring fair brings employers to campus

Spring fair brings employers to campus Students can “take the next step” at the annual spring Career, Internship and Graduate Program Fair in the lower level of the University Center. At the fair, students network with potential employers, as well as learn more about career…