PLU Associate Professor Rebekah Mergenthal to Join Actor Danny Glover at Buffalo Soldiers Museum Event

[Photo Courtesy of  U.S. Army Materiel Command / Creative Commons License ] By Zach Powers PLU Marketing & Communications TACOMA, WA (Jan. 20, 2015)—On Jan. 25, one of cinema’s most trailblazing actors, Danny Glover, will visit Tacoma’s Theatre on the Square for a fundraising event in…

PLU Community Encouraged to Attend Listening Session Regarding JBLM Personnel Cuts

By Zach Powers PLU Marketing & Communications TACOMA, WA (Jan. 16, 2015)—PLU community members are encouraged to attend a “community listening session” regarding proposed cuts of 11,000-16,000 active-duty and civilian positions from Joint Base Lewis-McChord. The session will take place at the McGavick Conference Center…

PLU Presents Its First Spring Spotlight Series: “… and Justice for All?”

Semester-long Themed Events Begin Feb. 12 “Injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere.”—the Rev. Martin Luther King, Jr. By Sandy Deneau Dunham PLU Marketing & Communications TACOMA, WA (Jan. 15, 2015)—The semester beginning Feb. 4 at Pacific Lutheran University takes on a special focus…

PLU’s Melannie Denise Cunningham is Keynote Speaker at Tacoma’s MLK Day Celebration

By Zach Powers PLU Marketing & Communications TACOMA, WA (Jan. 9, 2015)—Melannie Denise Cunningham, Director of Multicultural Recruiting for Pacific Lutheran University, will deliver the keynote address at the City of Tacoma’s signature January event— the 27th Annual Martin Luther King, Jr. Birthday Celebration .…

PLU Puts Its Own Face on National Campaign: It’s On Us to Stop Sexual Assault

By Taylor Lunka ’15 PLU Marketing & Communications Student Worker TACOMA, Wash. (Dec. 17, 2014)—On Sept. 19, President Barack Obama joined Vice President Joe Biden in launching the It’s On Us campaign—to keep men and women safe by putting an end to sexual assault on…

“Yes Means Yes”: A New Standard of Consent (Listen to the Full Lecture Below.)

By Zach Powers PLU Marketing & Communications TACOMA, Wash. (Dec. 8, 2014)—On Wednesday, Dec. 3, Pacific Lutheran University students, staff and faculty gathered in the Anderson University Center for the latest installment of Sex +, a yearlong campus series addressing the growing need for positive…