Diversity Center Alumni: Self-care and Healing

TACOMA, WASH. (Dec. 12, 2019) — Angie Hambrick, PLU’s Associate Vice President of Diversity, Justice and Sustainability, has a conversation with Dr. Kolby Harvey ’08, Malia Oshiro Lee ’13 and Jennifer Maliska-Warwick ’02 about the myths, stigmas and misconceptions about self-care — and why we…

Diversity Center Alumni: Performative Allyship

TACOMA, WASH. (Nov. 14, 2019) — Angie Hambrick, PLU’s Associate Vice President of Diversity, Justice and Sustainability, sits down with PLU’s Dean of Inclusive Excellence Jennifer Smith, Associate Vice President of Marketing & Communications Lace Smith and Boo Dodson ’12 to discuss Performative Allyship —…

Diversity Center Alums: Complexities of Care and Service Abroad

TACOMA, WASH. (July 10, 2019) — Angie Hambrick, PLU’s Assistant Vice President of Diversity, Justice and Sustainability, sits down with anthropology professor and PLU Peace Corps Prep Program Coordinator Katherine Wiley, Hispanic studies professor Giovanna Urdangarain, and anthropology and global studies professor Dr. Ami Shah…

PLU named Top 10 Peace Corps producer in the country

TACOMA, WASH. (April 15, 2019) — Pacific Lutheran University ranks fifth on the Peace Corps’ recently published list of top volunteer-producing colleges and universities in 2019. There are 14 Lutes currently volunteering with Peace Corps in countries around the world. Katherine Wiley, PLU’s Peace Corps…

‘Because We’re Lutheran’: A new PLU podcast

TACOMA, WASH. (July 16, 2018) — A new Pacific Lutheran University podcast is being unveiled. Hosted by university pastor Jen Rude, “Because We’re Lutheran” will explore the ins and outs of  Lutheranism and  the principles  of Lutheran higher education: what that concept means, what it…

Sen. Patty Murray tours PLU campus, gets glimpse inside School of Nursing facilities

TACOMA, WASH. (May 30, 2018) — Nearly a year after Pacific Lutheran University secured $1.4 million in federal funding to treat health care shortages in Washington state, Sen. Patty Murray, D-Washington, visited campus to see just what those dollars support. “You’re meeting critical needs we…