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Human Centered Design | Katie Murphy

The culminating moment for graphic design students at PLNU is the portfolio showcase at the end of their senior year.
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Talking Point: Q&A with Dean Nelson, Ph.D.

Dr. Dean Nelson, founder and director of the PLNU journalism program, has hosted the Writer’s Symposium by the Sea since its beginning in 1995. In celebration of the symposium’s...
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Language and Curiosity | Alain Lescart

Alain Lescart, Ph.D., a professor from the Department of Literature, Journalism & Modern Languages, reflects on the mystery of language and how fostering curiosity...

Alumni in Focus: Wes Bruce & Joel P. West

Two PLNU alumni are among an elite group of San Diego artsits to receive grants for innovative projects.
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TEDx at PLNU

In the spirit of ideas worth spreading, TEDx is a program of local, self-organized events that bring people together to share...

Little Shop of Horrors

As a junior theatre major, I was beyond excited when I found out that we were doing Little Shop of Horrors as the musical...
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Faculty Spotlight: Carl Winderl, Ph.D.

"Apart from the fact that he is neither a woman nor a Catholic, Winder;'s unique life perspective adds a matchless voice as well as depth and dynamism to the genre."
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Caring More About Less | MAEK Ceramics

Alumni Ryan (17) and Michaela Shoemaker (16, MBA 17) talk about the life, business, and spiritual lessons they are learning as owners of handmade...
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Ben Cater, Ph.D., on the Recent Discovery of an Ancient Mayan...

Using laser technology (Light Detection and Ranging), researchers discovered a massive, intricate, and hidden Mayan Civilization in the jungles of northern Guatemala. Ben Cater...

Faith and Hip-Hop: Lindsey Lupo’s Journey to Social Justice through Music

For Lindsey Lupo, growing up in the golden age of hip-hop meant a view into the power behind lyrics, stories, and speaking up about injustice – a perspective she now brings to her students at PLNU.

Talking Point: Q&A with Keith Pedersen, DMA

Handel’s Messiah is, as PLNU professor of music and choir conductor Dr. Keith Pedersen puts it, “without doubt, the most widely performed piece in...

The Restorative Power of Street Art

"The idea of being made in God’s image—that we were created and that we can create—is an incredibly powerful characteristic of being human,” said Dr....