Spotlight: Student-Faculty Research
Shaping Health Care
Introducing PLU’s first Doctor of Nursing Practice cohort
Landon Packard ’17 says it’s time to rescue the rescuers. The sociology major researched first responders’ emotional labor — the process of managing emotions to satisfy the requirements of a job.
Protectors Turned Perpetrators
Sophia Mahr ’18 analyzed how and why medical providers repeatedly and deliberately harmed people in the name of medical science by conducting non-consensual experiments on their subjects.
Rigorous project inspires first-year's path
A happy accident landed Sandra Estrada ’20 in her “Global Human Rights” course. It resulted in research on child mortality in sub-Saharan Africa, which she presented at an academic symposium at PLU.