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  • Associate Professor of Biology Jacob Egge works with students during a summer semester research project. (Photo by PLU Photographer John Froschauer) Faculty-Student Research Provides a Cornerstone of the PLU Mission By Pacific Lutheran University Marketing & Communications and the Office of the Provost This year’s…

    May 5, 2014 Associate Professor of Biology Jacob Egge works with students during a summer semester research project. (Photo by PLU Photographer John Froschauer) Faculty-Student Research Provides a Cornerstone of the PLU Mission By Pacific Lutheran University Marketing & Communications and the Office of the Provost This year’s 2013-14 celebration of Student-Faculty Collaborative Research and Creative Projects will take place on May 8 from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the Regency Room of the Anderson

  • Launched by President Bill Clinton and Chelsea Clinton, the Clinton Global Initiative University (CGI U) COVID-19 Student Action Fund will support select students at universities around the world who are committed to address the COVID-19 pandemic. This fund will provide at least $100,000 in total…

    COVID-19 Student Action Fund Posted by: nicolacs / May 4, 2020 May 4, 2020 Launched by President Bill Clinton and Chelsea Clinton, the Clinton Global Initiative University (CGI U) COVID-19 Student Action Fund will support select students at universities around the world who are committed to address the COVID-19 pandemic. This fund will provide at least $100,000 in total funding to students who are developing social enterprises, awareness and prevention campaigns, infectious disease monitoring

  • by Dana Bodewes, Instructional Designer Image courtesy of Ron Gerhardstein, 2017 Efforts to increase student retention have highlighted the importance of supporting student success. While grades are not the be-all and end-all of college learning, it is still important for students to be able to…

    Sakai Gradebook: Supporting Student Success Posted by: hassonja / November 29, 2017 November 29, 2017 by Dana Bodewes, Instructional Designer Image courtesy of Ron Gerhardstein, 2017 Efforts to increase student retention have highlighted the importance of supporting student success. While grades are not the be-all and end-all of college learning, it is still important for students to be able to easily monitor their learning progress. With access to tools like the Sakai Gradebook, students

  • Student perspective: The 2008 presidential campaign With the 2008 election season in full swing, Campus Voice asked two students – a Democrat and a Republican – to share with us their thoughts and impressions on the recent flurry of activity in Washington state. Both attended…

    February 14, 2008 Student perspective: The 2008 presidential campaign With the 2008 election season in full swing, Campus Voice asked two students – a Democrat and a Republican – to share with us their thoughts and impressions on the recent flurry of activity in Washington state. Both attended their respective caucuses. Junior Geoff Smock, a history major and president of the PLU GOP club: On Feb. 9, I attended the Washington State 28th Legislative District Republican Caucus. Four years ago I

  • Regents recognize faculty, student leaders At the annual spring meeting, the Board of Regents approved 12 faculty recipients of Regency Advancement Awards and recognized student and faculty leaders. The Regency Advancement Awards are intended to enhance opportunities for professional development and encourage faculty to pursue…

    May 9, 2008 Regents recognize faculty, student leaders At the annual spring meeting, the Board of Regents approved 12 faculty recipients of Regency Advancement Awards and recognized student and faculty leaders. The Regency Advancement Awards are intended to enhance opportunities for professional development and encourage faculty to pursue scholarship and creative projects. The annual awards are competitive, and faculty member must submit detailed applications about their proposed project. Each

  • Student production offers musical varieties By Kari Plog ’11 Junior Julia Stockton is putting her spin on a longtime theater tradition this month, when Pacific Lutheran University hosts the annual student production “Night of Musical Theatre” from Oct. 28 to 30. “The way it has…

    October 22, 2010 Student production offers musical varieties By Kari Plog ’11 Junior Julia Stockton is putting her spin on a longtime theater tradition this month, when Pacific Lutheran University hosts the annual student production “Night of Musical Theatre” from Oct. 28 to 30. “The way it has grown in the past has been really, really phenomenal,” Stockton said. “NOMT” included numbers of “Next to Normal,” the Broadway hit that stars PLU alum Louis Hobson ’00. “It’s evolved into something that

  • Student musicians wow European audiences By Steve Hansen For the past two weeks, PLU’s Choir of the West and KammerMusikere Orchestra have been touring Germany and France, with great success. The two groups – sometimes playing together, other times apart – performed numerous concerts at…

    June 13, 2011 Student musicians wow European audiences By Steve Hansen For the past two weeks, PLU’s Choir of the West and KammerMusikere Orchestra have been touring Germany and France, with great success. The two groups – sometimes playing together, other times apart – performed numerous concerts at beautiful locations like Chartes Cathedral and Luxembourg Gardens in Paris. Choir of the West and KammerMusikere Orchestra toured France and Germany this summer. In addition, the Choir of the West

  • PLU students sort through garbage and learn how much of what is thrown away can be recycled. (Photos by John Froschauer) Student discovers sustainability, finds passion By Katie Scaff ’13 Like many students, Sara Patterson ’14 knew PLU was all about sustainability , but she…

    May 1, 2012 PLU students sort through garbage and learn how much of what is thrown away can be recycled. (Photos by John Froschauer) Student discovers sustainability, finds passion By Katie Scaff ’13 Like many students, Sara Patterson ’14 knew PLU was all about sustainability, but she didn’t know what sustainability really meant. Patterson came to PLU from a small town in Idaho and hadn’t learned much about sustainability or recycling, because “it was just never made into a big deal.” “When I

  • Student Composition Wins Statewide Competition Taylor Whatley, right, works with Prof. Greg Youtz on Whatley’s winning composition. (Photo: John Struzenberg ’16) Taylor Whatley’s Original Piece, ‘Fanfare Giocoso,’ Premieres at LUCO’s Season-Opener By Valery Jorgensen ’15 PLU Marketing & Communications Student Worker Seattle’s renowned Lake Union…

    October 15, 2014 Student Composition Wins Statewide Competition Taylor Whatley, right, works with Prof. Greg Youtz on Whatley’s winning composition. (Photo: John Struzenberg ’16) Taylor Whatley’s Original Piece, ‘Fanfare Giocoso,’ Premieres at LUCO’s Season-Opener By Valery Jorgensen ’15 PLU Marketing & Communications Student Worker Seattle’s renowned Lake Union Civic Orchestra will open its 20th anniversary season with pieces by Mozart, de Falla, Respighi—and Whatley. That’s Taylor Whatley ’15

  • Taylor Whatley’s Original Piece, ‘Fanfare Giocoso,’ Premieres at LUCO’s Season-Opener Seattle’s renowned  Lake Union Civic Orchestra  (LUCO)  opened its 20th anniversary season with pieces by Mozart, de Falla, Respighi—and Whatley. That’s Taylor Whatley ’15, a Music Composition major at Pacific Lutheran University. And his original composition,…

    Student Composition Wins Statewide Competition Posted by: Mandi LeCompte / November 10, 2014 Image: Taylor Whatley, right, works with Prof. Greg Youtz on Whatley’s winning composition. (Photo: John Struzenberg ’16) November 10, 2014 Taylor Whatley’s Original Piece, ‘Fanfare Giocoso,’ Premieres at LUCO’s Season-Opener Seattle’s renowned Lake Union Civic Orchestra (LUCO)  opened its 20th anniversary season with pieces by Mozart, de Falla, Respighi—and Whatley. That’s Taylor Whatley ’15, a Music