Brandon Sawyer

Talking Point: Q&A with Brandon Sawyer, Ph.D.

Dr. Brandon Sawyer, assistant professor of biology and kinesiology, has been on faculty at PLNU since 2013. We sat down with him to find out...

Read to Succeed?

Reading fiction provides more than entertainment. Learn some of the helpful (and perhaps surprising) benefits of reading literature.

The Dangerous Consequences of Excessive Speed

Sometimes busy bites back. Brian Becker discusses some of the psychological and behavioral effects of living in a hurry.

Anti-Aging

Our culture's messages and our own fears can contribute to stereotypes about aging that are quite contrary to a biblical view of growing older.

Caregiving: The Challenge, Choices, and Love

Family caregivers face physical, psychological, and emotional challenges and many difficult decisions as they assist their loved ones. But there are also opportunities for deep joy and gratitude.
Two Plnu students hugging

What Good is Gratitude? The Role of Thanksgiving in Personal Development

Without effort, feelings of gratitude are often fleeting, passing as quickly as they come.

Festival of Health

Senior Yessenia Soto-Rosselle has served at PLNU’s annual Festival of Health for the past three years. This free, community event is sponsored by the...

Gratitude that Costs

It is abundantly clear that gratitude is more than just the set of good feelings.
Joy Evans Peterson

Appreciation and Marriage: A Conversation with Joy Evans Peterson

Joy Evans Peterson (60) teaches couples how to use gratitude to strengthen their relationships.

Autism in Real Life

Their families have been touched by autism, and they want to share their stories with you. Read on to find out about just a...

Autism: Education & Intervention

You may have heard of Temple Grandin, Ph.D., university professor, famed expert on the humane treatment of livestock, bestselling author, and one of Time...

iMedicine: Drugs, Money, and Ethics

You can customize your music playlist. You can customize your ringtone, your restaurant order, your credit card image, your Facebook page, and even your...

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