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A Frightening New World?

Contemplating The Role of Tomorrow's Technology A capacious laboratory swarms with workers in white overalls, their hands gloved with “pale, corpse-colored rubber.” There are several...
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Women & STEM

Although there are talented women in every field, the gender gap in many science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) fields is well documented. According to...
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Experience: Faith & Science

April Maskiewicz Cordero, Ph.D., PLNU biology professor, interviews author, journalist and host of "On Being" podcast, Krista Tippett, during Writer's Symposium by the Sea.

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...

Faculty Spotlight: Mike Dorrell, Ph.D.

What if effective cancer treatments didn’t cause serious and uncomfortable side effects? What if people with vision loss could have their sight fully restored?...

The Social Media Silo Situation

The year is 2016. The place, Facebook. A 30-something man is scrolling through his newsfeed when he sees the inflammatory headline of a news...

Talking Point: Q&A with Dawne Page, Ph.D.

Dr. Dawne Page, chair of the Department of Biology, holds a Ph.D. in immunology from the University of California, San Francisco, and teaches courses...

Setting out Into the Deep

Alvin, a compact, pointed submersible reminiscent of a small starship out of a science-fiction film, descends slowly. The welcoming light blue of the water, colored...

Connecting the Dots … from Here to Mars

Thirty years ago, on Jan. 28, 1986, President Ronald Reagan decided to forgo his State of the Union because that day, a Tuesday, became a...

Seeking the Unseen

Dr. Kris Koudelka, assistant professor of biology, spends his days working in the realm of the invisible. Based on indirect detection, his research can’t be...
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Our Raison D’être

Meet 16 math and science alumni who represent why we do what we do.

Building a Legacy

The PLNU math and science faculty invested not only time but also themselves in developing programs of excellence.