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The Deacons

In the mid-1960s, The Beatles invaded America, and The Deacons occupied Pacific
Lutheran University. Now PLU’s original rock band reunites to headline Homecoming
2014 Fall Festival.
By Sandy Deneau Dunham


In today’s crazily competitive college market, you either go big or go home. This fall,
Pacific Lutheran University is going bigger than ever—in every sense of the word—as
part of a new highly-visible outdoor campaign designed to spread the word about PLU.
By Sandy Deneau Dunham

A New Chapter

PLU Associate Professor of English Rick Barot takes over as director of the Rainier
Writing Workshop—and as the new Poetry Editor of the prestigious New
England Review.
By Sandy Deneau Dunham

Justice In Society

In support of PLU’s commitment to promote justice and peace, the fourth annual
Lutheran Studies Conference, scheduled for Sept. 25, will be devoted to Justice in
Society: Lutheran Sources of Social Change.
By Sandy Deneau Dunham

Art of Diplomacy

An exhibition celebrating Norway’s constitution, 1814-2014: Red White and Blue–
Norwegian Constitution, American Inspiration,
held its exclusive U.S. premiere at PLU’s
Scandinavian Cultural Center and remains on display through Sept. 28.
By Sandy Deneau Dunham

Editor’s Note

Welcome to the first online-only “refresh” of ResoLUTE, featuring PLU stories that just
couldn’t wait for the all-new edition of the magazine in November.

By Sandy Deneau Dunham