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...
Jessica Womack

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.

PLNU in Costa Rica

Since 2009, PLNU’s Department of Biology has led a biennial neotropical ecology field course in Costa Rica that has garnered rave reviews by students....

Talking Point: Q&A with Steve Rodecker, Ph.D.

About Perspectives on Science Perspectives on Science (POS) is a monthly seminar series for science teachers. The seminar typically focuses on recent developments in the...

Talking Point: Q&A with David Cummings, Ph.D.

Dr. David Cummings, PLNU professor of biology, has been making quite a bit of news for his research and discovery of antibiotic-resistance bacterial DNA in Southern California wetlands. In addition to academic journals, his work has also recently been featured in the San Diego Union-Tribune and The Huffington Post. We asked him a few questions of our own.

Technologically Yours: Is Technology Redefining Our Relationships?

We are becoming cyborgs in our relationships. Before you dismiss me as crazy or go searching for an implanted computer chip, check your pocket or...

Performing Our Civic Duty in the Digital Age

I once volunteered for a presidential election campaign. Given a long list of names and phone numbers and a script, I called dozens of...

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