Peter Serko to Perform “My Brother Kissed Mark Zuckerberg” at PLU on October 27

TACOMA, WASH. (Oct. 22, 2015)- Members of the Pacific Lutheran University community have the unique opportunity to learn about the AIDS epidemic through theatre. The one-man show “My Brother Kissed Mark Zuckerberg” will be performed in the Karen Hille Phillips Studio Theater at 7 p.m.…

2015-16 Spotlight Series: ‘Roots of Resilience’

TACOMA, Wash. (Oct. 15, 2015)—Resilience is characterized by the “power or ability to return to original form” after being “bent, compressed or stretched.” You see examples of resilience in the news all the time—in the exhausted yet determined faces of Syrian refugees, in the grace of forgiveness following…

Neurologist Janice E. Brunstrom-Hernandez ’83 to Deliver 2015 Meant to Live Lecture

TACOMA, Wash. (Oct. 1, 2015)—Dr. Janice E. Brunstrom-Hernandez ’83 will be returning to campus on Thursday, Oct. 8, to deliver the 2015 Meant to Live Lecture. The inaugural event of Homecoming weekend, Brunstrom-Hernandez’s lecture will shed light on the personal and professional rewards she has reaped…

Open to Interpretation: Violence (Episode 2)

TACOMA, Wash. (September 30, 2015)- The second episode of “Open to Interpretation” features a discussion of the word “violence” between host and Associate Professor of Communication Amy Young, Professor of Psychology Michelle Ceynar and Associate Professor of Philosophy Pauline Shanks Kaurin. “Open to Interpretation” is…

Hispanic Heritage Month at PLU: A New Student Group and Annual Lecture, and More

TACOMA, Wash. (Sept. 15, 2015)—As Hispanic Heritage Month kicks off across the country on Sept. 15, this year’s observation at Pacific Lutheran University takes on extra emphasis with two new campus-wide components: • the revival of a student organization representing Latino/a and Hispanic students, and…

PLU Stages Special 125th Anniversary Exhibition at Seattle’s Nordic Heritage Museum

TACOMA, Wash. (Aug. 31, 2015)—Pacific Lutheran University has been closely connected to the Scandinavian world—and to the local Scandinavian community—since its founding by Norwegian Bjug Harstad in 1890. These days, PLU’s Nordic roots are reflected across campus: in building names, artwork, Scandinavian Area Studies programs…