Zach Powers


PLU Director of Communications

PLU community members help welcome Hōkūle‘a to Tacoma

A group of PLU students, staff and alumni joined the Puyallup Tribe, members of the South Sound’s Hawaiian/Polynesian community, and other locals at a gathering welcoming the Hōkūle‘a to Tacoma yesterday. A 62-foot-long traditional voyaging canoe operated by crew from the Polynesian Voyaging Society in…

PLU students and faculty collaborate on summer chemistry research

Dive deeper into PLU’s summer undergraduate research program! Students Rebecca Smith ’24 and Aidan Hopson ’24 spent ten weeks collaborating with chemistry professor Andrea Munro to study colloidal nanocrystals, particles so small they are nearly invisible. #LutesEmbraceComplexity To learn more about chemistry projects, classes and…

Moving Moments | PLU Commencement 2023

PLU students, parents, alumni and friends gathered at the Tacoma Dome this afternoon for our 2023 commencement. PLU alumnus and filmmaker Joshua Wiersma ’18 captured moving moments from the ceremony.