From Dreaming to Doing

Ann Mooney ’03 builds conservation program as part of dream job with National Geographic Ann Mooney ’03 admits she still gets a little starstruck. Mooney, a relatively new member of the research team at the National Geographic Society in Washington, D.C., works alongside Sylvia Earle,…

PLU engineering student earns competitive fellowship

TACOMA, WASH. (May 18, 2017)- You could argue that Michele Anderson’s head was in the stars when she chose to pursue an engineering degree. “I’ve known that I want to pursue engineering for a long time now, due in part to my love of ‘Star…

Open to Interpretation – “Stress”

TACOMA, WASH. (April. 21, 2017)-The tenth episode of “Open to Interpretation” features a discussion of the word “stress” among host and Communication and Theatre Department Chair Amy Young, Associate Professor of Physics Katrina Hay, and Assistant Professor of Global Studies and Anthropology Ami Shah. Associate…

Open to Interpretation – “Irrefutable”

TACOMA, WASH. (April. 20, 2017)- The eleventh episode of “Open to Interpretation” features a discussion of the word “irrefutable” among host and Communication and Theatre Department Chair Amy Young, Associate Professor of Religion Seth Dowland, and Associate Professor of Geosciences and Environmental Studies Claire Todd.…

Symposium uplifts collaborative student-faculty research

TACOMA, WASH. (April 3, 2017)- Pacific Lutheran University is aiming to increase visibility of student-faculty research across campus with its first Undergraduate Research Symposium on April 8. Previously, an annual reception in May showcased endowed projects. The change in format highlights a broader spectrum of…

Lute lands at Johns Hopkins University for NASA internship

TACOMA, WASH. (Aug. 10, 2016) – When Justin DeMattos ’19 enters his junior year at Pacific Lutheran University in a few weeks, he will be coming off an internship experience that’s out of this world (quite literally). DeMattos, a physics major and computer science minor,…

Dr. William Teska, Beloved Biology Professor, Passes Away

Death of Dr. William Teska: “We have lost a valued colleague, a global humanitarian, and a deeply committed leader in higher education.” Dear Campus Community: It is with a heavy heart that I write to inform you of the sudden passing of Professor of Biology…