Horizontal Illustration of the ResoLute magazine cover. PLU Jazz professor Casso Vianna is playing at the piano and text on the illustation says 'RESOLUTE: THE INNOVATION ISSUE' and "cover story: cassio vianna"


A photo from behind a group of students wearing caps and gowns at a PLU commencement ceremony

Innovating for Access

PLU lives out its mission by blazing new trails.

Tyler Dobies ’16, and Maya Perez pose for a photo at Gasworks park, Tuesday, March 8, 2022, in Seattle. (PLU Photo/John Froschauer)

D&I, Discussed

A roundtable discussion about innovation, diversity and inclusion.

Regan Zeebuyth stands in front of the Amazon Spheres in downtown Seattle

Lute Powered: Amazon

PLU alumni help drive innovation at Amazon.


Nicole Query holds a book while standing in an isle of the PLU library surrounded by research books.

Degree Designers

PLU students match passion with purpose through individualized majors

The Key to Innovation

Innovation Studies program director Michael Halverson discusses how understanding the past can unlock the future.

PLU school of business students and faculty members Melanie Brisbane ‘21, Mark Mulder, Alissa Ouanesisouk ’21, Cosette Pfaff, Ryan Pearson ’21, and Somaye Ramez standing up and down the stairs dressed in business attire in PLU’s Morken Business Center.

Innovative Business

How the PLU School of Business is adapting with the times to stay true to its mission

In My Own Words: RICKY HANEDA '22


How can innovation help meet the challenges of the moment?

What does it mean to innovate wherever you are?


Tamara headshot, she has a green are on campus behind her, is wearing a red shirt and necklace.

The Wang Center Expands Its Impact

“Global issues are local issues”

Renzhi Cao with a 3d equation projected behind him

Innovation in the Classroom

“I do, and I understand”

Karen McConnell smiling while standing in an empty PLU classroom.

Fostering Institutional Effectiveness

“An authentically innovative spirit”

Cameron Bennett smiles while wearing a suit with a red wall behind him

Commissioning Change

“Establishing a culture of innovation”