Never out of sorts

Thorniley Collection of Antique Type

Valuable donation transcends time, elevates PLU’s printing collection

Spice for Life

John de Mars ’09 spends a lot of time outdoors, and his passion informed the recipe for his hot sauce company’s most recent product. Learn about Expedition Sauce and how a PLU business competition helped de Mars launch his company.

Louis Hobson dressed as assassin John Wilkes Booth

Building the biz

Louis Hobson ’00 is an accomplished actor on stage and on screen. His next act includes building a production company that he hopes will infuse innovation into the entertainment industry. Read about his new venture and how he stays connected to PLU.

PLU Alumni Billy Davis in the FabLab that he is co-owner of in Tacoma, Monday, March 27, 2017. (Photo: John Froschauer/PLU)

FabLab Tacoma

William Davis ’06 is co-founder of FabLab Tacoma, a makerspace just 7 miles from PLU’s campus, dedicated to project-based learning, entrepreneurship and tinkering. Read about the business and the opportunities it offers creators.

Baby steps

Cause Haun ’93 went from frustrated mom searching for appropriate children’s footwear for her son to owner of See Kai Run, a shoe company worthy of Nordstrom’s shelves. Learn about how she turned an unexpected idea into an endless supply of adorable shoes.