Lutes at the Legislature: PLU students and alumni contribute at every level of the legislative process

TACOMA, Wash. (March 3, 2016)— About 25 miles south of Pacific Lutheran University, lawmakers in Olympia are in the midst of the 2016 Washington state legislative session. While the governor and state legislators direct the proceedings, they are supported and informed by a dedicated legion…

PLU religion professor Seth Dowland discusses his new book “Family Values and the Rise of the Christian Right” (Podcast)

TACOMA, WASH. (March. 2, 2016)- PLU professor Seth Dowland’s first book, Family Values and the Rise of the Christian Right , was published by the University of Pennsylvania Press in October 2015. Dowland describes the book as a “culmination” of over a decade spent researching 20th century evangelical…

President Krise Discusses “Protest” with Angie Hambrick and Amy Young

TACOMA, WASH. (Dec. 10, 2015)- Recorded on Tuesday, Nov. 24, the fourth episode of ‘Open to Interpretation’ features a discussion of the word ‘protest’ among host and Associate Professor of Communication Amy Young, PLU President and Professor of English Thomas W. Krise and Assistant Vice…

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.…