How Much Do Our Words Matter?

Although we have always known it intuitively, science has confirmed the tremendous power our words have on ourselves, communities, and the world. In fact,...

Teaching Machines to Learn

Not only was she pushing herself outside of her comfort zone exploring this new field, Dotter was also getting to ask questions of purpose...
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Talking Point: Q&A with Larry Rankin, Ph.D.

Dr. Larry Rankin first came to PLNU in 2002. As program co-director of PLNU’s first doctoral program, the Doctorate of Nursing Practice (DNP), he...

Finding the Right Chemistry

A teenage Dennis Burkett (95) stares longingly at the clock on the wall, already waiting for the bell’s sweet release from the dreaded high...

The Logical Approach: Learning to Disagree Agreeably

Imagine a group of friends gathered around a table — eating, talking, and enjoying one another’s company. As these friends discuss life, their conversation...

Student-Athletes Honored at Inaugural S.L.A.M. Awards

On Sunday, April 30, two hundred of PLNU’s student-athletes and 150 of their family members, friends, coaches, and mentors gathered at Liberty Station Conference...

Adventuresome Civility: The Brave Work of Finding Common Ground

This season is brimming with questions of who we are to each other — how we should relate to each other in the spaces...

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