By Kate Williams Outreach Manager; This year’s gallery season opens with Pacific Northwest ceramicists Cary Lane, The Bowlmaker ; Kristin Nelson, kRIkRI studio ; and Nicole Pepper, Modhome.ceramics . The | "It's All in the Details," a gallery of Pacific Northwest ceramicists who create unique home decor, has opened! Each featured artist relies on strong forms and surface designs to interpret production pottery for the contemporary home. The gallery is housed in PLU's Ingram 168 until Oct. 24. | plu.edu
By Thomas Kyle-Milward Marketing & Communication; TACOMA, WASH. (Sept. 17, 2018) — PLU’s latest podcast series, “Because We’re Lutheran,“ featured two exciting guests in its fourth episode: Acting President Allan | It's another episode of "Because We're Lutheran"! This time, President Belton and Provost Gregson sit down with Pastor Jen Rude to discuss PLU’s Lutheran identity and their experiences serving in leadership. | plu.edu
Yesterday PLU held on to beat Claremont-Mudd-Scripps, 10-7, at home for the Lutes' first win of the season -- and head coach Brant McAdams' inaugural victory. Attaway, Lutes! 💛🖤
Columbia Conversations is a podcast that highlights authors, historians, archivists and others working to preserve and share the history of Washington state and the Pacific Northwest. On this episode | Check out PLU Chair of Anthropology Bradford Andrews' discussion on the Columbia Conversations podcast about the prehistoric occupation of Mt. Rainier! 💛🖤 | soundcloud.com
Take a tour from a current student, and meet with one of our admission counselors to learn more about admission requirements and scholarship opportunities. | Stop by the Regency Room, Lutes! Constitution Day: Constitutional Rights for All-Documented and Undocumented lecture and panel discussion begins now. | plu.edu
The disputed penalties against Serena Williams at the US Open women’s singles final shouldn’t take away from Naomi Osaka’s Grand Slam performance. | PLU's Dr. Colleen Hacker weighs in on Naomi Osaka's controversy-marred victory in the U.S. Open and reminds us that we need to own our triumphs. 💛🖤 | moneyish.com
Our hearts are with all PLU students, alumni, and their families and friends currently impacted by the arrivals of Hurricane Florence on the East Coast and Tropical Storm Olivia in Hawaii. The Student Care Network is following up with students from areas most likely to experience the brunt of these storms to offer support and resources that they might need. We are sending prayers and good energy to those in the Lute family weathering the storms and to their communities.
PLU Kinesiology has 19 students studying away this year!!! Our largest study away group EVER!!! Studying in TEN countries! 3 students are our FIRST group in the Norway gateway programs (THANK YOU Dean McConnell)!! KINS students will also be studying in China, Italy, Scotland, Bahamas, England, Greece, New Zealand, Trinidad & Tobago as well as Uruguay. Pacific Lutheran University | Nineteen PLU Kinesiology students are studying away in 10 countries this year: China, Italy, Scotland, Bahamas, England, Greece, New Zealand, Trinidad & Tobago and Uruguay. 💛🖤
Today's a day of remembrance as we honor those who lost their lives 17 years ago in the tragic attacks on 9/11. Take a moment today and reflect on everyone impacted then and now.
SEATTLE – For those headed to college in Washington state, things are looking up – in-state graduates have the sixth lowest debt nationwide, according to a new study.In hopes of informing both future and current college students of which four-year institut | LendEDU, an online marketplace for student loan refinancing, reports that Washington state graduates have the sixth-lowest amount of student debt nationwide — and PLU grads have the lowest debt of students from any private WA college! #GoLutes 💛🖤 | komonews.com
PLU volleyball head coach Kevin Aoki has hit a major milestone — career win No. 400! Attaway, Coach!
"Mike is an extremely knowledgeable coach. He's a teacher of the game and has experienced a great deal of success throughout his coaching career," -HC Nolan Soete #GoLutes | Lutes baseball has a new addition to its coaching staff, per PLU Athletics!
The I am Psyched! National Tour has arrived at PLU! The exhibit, which will be displayed in the Mortvedt Library until Sept. 24, is a multimedia initiative that explores the history and contemporary contributions of women of color in psychology as they engage in psychological science, practice and social justice. In partnership with the Drs. Nicholas and Dorothy Cummings Center for the History of Psychology and Psychology’s Feminist Voices Oral History and Digital Archive Project, APA’s Women’s Programs Office created the first I am Psyched! exhibit as part of the Smithsonian Institution Museum Day Live! in 2016. The tour launched in February 2017 with an installation at Howard University in Washington, D.C., and has since traveled to 12 institutions and is scheduled to make more than 20 stops in 2018. Stop by the library and check it out!
Watch PLU LuteCast's Convocation 2018 on Livestream.com. | Convocation takes place this morning at 10 a.m. in Olson Auditorium, marking the beginning of a new academic year! Dr. Ann Auman will be delivering the Convocation address. Come welcome our new Lutes and take a moment to come together as we look forward to another great year at PLU. If you're unable to attend in person, a Livestream of Convocation is available: https://livestream.com/PLULuteCast/convocation2018 | livestream.com
Sunshine and fun outdoors marked Lutes at Play on the second day of New Student Orientation. | Sunshine and fun outdoors marked Lutes at Play on the second day of New Student Orientation.
Lutes! Tag the friends and family you see in our incoming class group photo taken at New Student Orientation! 💛🖤 #WelcomeHomeLutes
The first day of New Student Orientation is winding down. Welcome home, Lutes!
Move-in and new student orientation at PLU, Friday, Aug. 31, 2018. (Photo/John Froschauer) | First-year students arrive on campus for the first time to move into their new resident halls and participate in New Student Orientation.
Welcome back to campus!! Make sure to check out PLU's SurPLUs store! We have gently used items for incredibly low prices. Location: lower campus, behind Morken Fall hours: Monday 11:30am-1:00 pm, Tuesday 12:00-3:30 pm, Wednesday 9:00 am-1:00 pm | Lutes! Need that extra something to bring your new home together? Check out the SurPLUs store! #WelcomeHomeLutes
It's happening! Today's the long-awaited day new first-years arrive on campus, and our New Student Orientation Guides are ready to welcome you! #WelcomeHomeLutes 💛🖤
Only a few more days until students start flooding back to campus — and New Student Orientation begins! 💛🖤💛🖤 For more information, visit: https://www.plu.edu/new/
By Thomas Kyle-Milward Marketing & Communication; TACOMA, WASH. (Aug. 27, 2018) — Pacific Lutheran University gratefully acknowledges the remarkable generosity and commitment of donors who made three significant gifts to | PLU gratefully acknowledges the remarkable generosity and commitment of donors who made three significant gifts to student scholarships during the 2017-18 academic year — gifts offering more than $5 million in combined support, establishing three new endowed scholarships to increase student access. | plu.edu
An accident and the ensuing repairs damaged the Parkland Mural. So Saiyare Refaei '14, who initiated the painting of the original mural back in 2014, stepped in to fix it. With plenty of community feedback and volunteers working hard, the revised and repainted letters "A" and "R" now look better than ever!
We are sending our love to Lute alumni, their families and communities in Hawai'i. We are in the process of connecting with our incoming and continuing students there, and so far all have confirmed that they currently are safe, along with their families. The Student Care Network is following up with all students from the islands to offer support and resources — especially as we near the beginning of the fall term and their transition back to campus. Sharing good thoughts and positive energy for weathering the storm. 💛🖤
Sue's Tech Kitchen National Tour was opened tonight in Tacoma by legacy Lute Kate Hunter and Mayor Victoria Woodards, who both starred in the competition-winning video that made the city the tour's only West Coast site! For more information about Sue's Tech Kitchen, visit: https://www.suestechkitchen.com