PLU professor Maria Chávez sits on panel hosted by Secretary of State

TACOMA, WASH. (Feb. 24, 2017)- Maria Chavez, PLU associate professor and politics and government department chair, participated in a panel discussion of ‘Politics in Washington State’ on Friday, February 24. Hosted by Washington Secretary of State Kim Wyman, the panel was held in Olympia on…

‘Learning from Standing Rock’ event at PLU to feature tribal leaders from Washington state, the Dakotas

UPDATE (1.8.17): Due to weather concerns, the Learning from Standing Rock event has been moved to Chris Knutzen Hall (CK) in PLU’s Anderson University Center. TACOMA, WASH. (Jan. 31, 2017)- Pacific Lutheran University will host an event titled “Learning from Standing Rock” on Wednesday, Feb. 8 at…

Last year Martha Spieker ’16 was ASPLU president, now she works at Congress (podcast)

WASHINGTON, D.C. (Jan 30, 2017)- At this time last year, Martha Spieker ’16 was halfway through her senior year and serving as president of the Associated Students of Pacific Lutheran University (ASPLU). Now, the Politics & Government and Hispanic Studies double major works in Washington D.C.…