Events

September 25 - October 24, 2020

Friday, September 25

Prayers for the World

A 30 minute pause to pray for our world in an interfaith setting. In partnership with Trinity Lutheran Church, Parkland.

10:30am
Virtual Event
GSRS Lunch Chat: The Radical Legacies of Ruth Bader Ginsburg

Please join the Gender, Sexuality, and Race Studies Program this Friday, September 25th, for a discussion of Ruth Bader Ginsburg's legacy. Email...

12pm
Virtual Event
Scamdinavian Cultural Center

Friday, September 25 from 3-5 p.m. Quick Tips: How to Participate in a Virtual Fair (for students and employers) If you are a student or recruiter who...

3pm
Virtual Event
Students of Color Retreat

Still I Rise 2020 SOC Retreat Friday September 25th - Saturday September 26th Inspired by Maya Angelou's poem Still I Rise, the 2020 Students of Color...

Sunday, September 27

Yom Kippur

Jewish Day of Atonement. This holiest day of the Jewish year is observed with strict fasting and ceremonial repentance. Yom Kippur will begin the evening of...

University Congregation

A student Christian worshiping community at PLU. This semester's theme is Unraveled: Seeking God When Our Plans Fall Apart. Join us!

5pm
Virtual Event

Monday, September 28

Sista Circle

Sista Circle strives to be a safe space for womxn, nonbinary, femme, and trans people of color by providing opportunities to discuss self-love, colorism,...

6pm
Virtual Event

Tuesday, September 29

Monday WORD

Monday WORD is a chapel break experience that centers the voices and perspectives of underrepresented and marginalized communities internal and external to...

10am
Virtual Event
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QTPOC lunch is a weekly opportunity to build community through meaningful conversations with and about the QTPOC community. We meet every Tuesday 11:30-12:30.

11:30am
Virtual Event

Wednesday, September 30

Rose Window – Color

A mid-week pause for spiritual nourishment with students, faculty, staff, and community members.

10:30am
Virtual Event
GLST 287 COVID 19: A Global Crisis Examined

A One-Credit/No-Credit Online Course on COVID-19 for PLU Students, Alumni, Faculty, Staff and Community Members. Pacific Lutheran University is pleased to...

6pm
Virtual Event

Thursday, October 1

Economics, Health Care, and the 2020 Election

Panelists will discuss the current state of healthcare in the United States including issues of access, cost, and public policy from a variety of...

7pm
Virtual Event
Rev. Lenny Duncan

This year’s Lutheran Studies Conference focuses on systemic racism and will involve opportunities for reading, reflection and commitment to action for...

Friday, October 2

Prayers for the World

A 30 minute pause to pray for our world in an interfaith setting. In partnership with Trinity Lutheran Church, Parkland.

10:30am
Virtual Event

Sunday, October 4

University Congregation

A student Christian worshiping community at PLU. This semester's theme is Unraveled: Seeking God When Our Plans Fall Apart. Join us!

5pm
Virtual Event

Monday, October 5

Monday WORD

Monday WORD is a chapel break experience that centers the voices and perspectives of underrepresented and marginalized communities internal and external to...

10am
Virtual Event

Tuesday, October 6

Homecoming & Family Week

Return to campus Oct. 6-11 for Homecoming & Family Week. Join our VIRTUAL events in celebration with alumni, students, families and the campus community!

Virtual Event
Visiting Writer Series / Writer’s Story: Sejal Shah

Prose writer and PLU Rainier Writing Workshop faculty member Sejal Shah will be the first writer in PLU’s 2020-21 Visiting Writer Series. See her bio at...

2:30pm
Virtual Event
Nursing Clinical Learning and Simulation Center Tour

Nursing Clinical Learning and Simulation Center Tour Join School of Nursing Dean Barbara Habermann and VP Dan Lee for a premier virtual tour of the new...

3pm
Virtual Event
Faculty Webinar: Code Nation with Professor Halvorson

Code Nation: Personal Computing and the Learn to Program Movement in America Join Prof. Michael Halvorson, Benson Family Chair in Business and Economic...

4:30pm
Virtual Event
Visiting Writer Series / Reading and Q & A: Sejal Shah

Sejal Shah Prose writer and PLU Rainier Writing Workshop faculty member Sejal Shah will be the first writer in PLU’s 2020-21 Visiting Writer Series. See her...

6pm
Virtual Event
LuteZone

LuteZone Join PLU coaches and Interim Director of Athletics & Recreation Jennifer Thomas as they talk about changing their game plan for Athletics at PLU...

7pm
Virtual Event

Wednesday, October 7

Homecoming & Family Week

Return to campus Oct. 6-11 for Homecoming & Family Week. Join our VIRTUAL events in celebration with alumni, students, families and the campus community!

Virtual Event
Rose Window – Color

A mid-week pause for spiritual nourishment with students, faculty, staff, and community members.

10:30am
Virtual Event
Disinformation in Local Elections: How to spot it and what you can do

Join Assistant Professor of Communication, Dr. Kate Drazner Hoyt, in a panel discussion on disinformation in local elections hosted by the Tacoma News...

12:30pm
Virtual Event
Faculty Webinar: For the Love of Chocolate with Erica Fickeisen and Professor Lytle

For the Love of Chocolate: Aphrodisiac and Food of the Gods Did you know that chocolate is actually fermented? That cocoa powder contains some of the same...

3pm
Virtual Event
Faculty Webinar: Election 2020 with Professor Artime

Election 2020 Join Dr. Michael Artime as he discusses the upcoming Presidential Election! In this talk, we will explore the current state of the...

4:30pm
Virtual Event
GLST 287 COVID 19: A Global Crisis Examined

A One-Credit/No-Credit Online Course on COVID-19 for PLU Students, Alumni, Faculty, Staff and Community Members. Pacific Lutheran University is pleased to...

6pm
Virtual Event
Faculty Webinar: The Spirituality of Wine with Professor Torvend

The Spirituality of Wine In this webinar, Dr. Samuel Torvend, will invite participants to consider what wine – its making and its uses – reveal about a...

7:30pm
Virtual Event

Thursday, October 8

Homecoming & Family Week

Return to campus Oct. 6-11 for Homecoming & Family Week. Join our VIRTUAL events in celebration with alumni, students, families and the campus community!

Virtual Event
Presidential Town Hall

Presidential Town Hall President Allan Belton and Provost Joanna Gregson will discuss how PLU faculty, staff and students are adapting and innovating in...

6:30pm
Virtual Event
Trivia Night

Trivia Night! Get your team together and compete virtually against alumni from all over the globe in our virtual Trivia Night! We’ve brought in a...

8pm
Virtual Event

Friday, October 9

Homecoming & Family Week

Return to campus Oct. 6-11 for Homecoming & Family Week. Join our VIRTUAL events in celebration with alumni, students, families and the campus community!

Virtual Event
Prayers for the World

A 30 minute pause to pray for our world in an interfaith setting. In partnership with Trinity Lutheran Church, Parkland.

10:30am
Virtual Event
Queer Student Retreat

The Queer Student Retreat is a gathering for PLU students who identify as LGBTQ2A+. Students attending the Queer Student Retreat will make connections, build...

6pm
Virtual Event
Broadway at the Movies

An evening of amazing songs from musicals made into movies and movies made into musicals! This event will be streamed to a ticketed audience. The link to...

7:30pm
Virtual Event

Saturday, October 10

Homecoming & Family Week

Return to campus Oct. 6-11 for Homecoming & Family Week. Join our VIRTUAL events in celebration with alumni, students, families and the campus community!

Virtual Event
Queer Student Retreat

The Queer Student Retreat is a gathering for PLU students who identify as LGBTQ2A+. Students attending the Queer Student Retreat will make connections, build...

10am
Virtual Event
Lute Family Forum

Lute Family Forum Join President Allan Belton; Dr. Joanna Gregson, Provost and Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs; and Dr. Joanna Royce-Davis, Vice...

10:30am
Virtual Event
PLU on Tap

PLU on Tap Lute producers of beer, wine and cider will be live to talk about how they got started in the industry, highlight a few selections, offer some...

6pm
Virtual Event
Broadway at the Movies

An evening of amazing songs from musicals made into movies and movies made into musicals! This event will be streamed to a ticketed audience. The link to...

7:30pm
Virtual Event

Sunday, October 11

Homecoming & Family Week

Return to campus Oct. 6-11 for Homecoming & Family Week. Join our VIRTUAL events in celebration with alumni, students, families and the campus community!

Virtual Event
Look Into the Lute Vault

A Look into the Lute Vault Join Anna Trammell, Archivist and Special Collections Librarian, as she highlights some interesting items from the PLU archives....

1pm
Virtual Event
University Congregation

A student Christian worshiping community at PLU. This semester's theme is Unraveled: Seeking God When Our Plans Fall Apart. Join us!

5pm
Virtual Event

Monday, October 12

Monday WORD

Monday WORD is a chapel break experience that centers the voices and perspectives of underrepresented and marginalized communities internal and external to...

10am
Virtual Event

Tuesday, October 13

View of Mount Rainier from lower campus

Join HR + Recruiting Manager Meredith Coen from JB Hunt for a presentation on LinkedIn and networking. Boosting your LinkedIn presence and enhancing your...

12pm
Virtual Event

Wednesday, October 14

Rose Window – Color

A mid-week pause for spiritual nourishment with students, faculty, staff, and community members.

10:30am
Virtual Event
GLST 287 COVID 19: A Global Crisis Examined

A One-Credit/No-Credit Online Course on COVID-19 for PLU Students, Alumni, Faculty, Staff and Community Members. Pacific Lutheran University is pleased to...

6pm
Virtual Event

Friday, October 16

Prayers for the World

A 30 minute pause to pray for our world in an interfaith setting. In partnership with Trinity Lutheran Church, Parkland.

10:30am
Virtual Event
DACA’s Betrayal and the 2020 Presidential Election

Maria Chavez, Professor, Department of Political Science Wendy S. Martinez Hurtado, School of Law, University of Washington (PLU Alumna Political Science...

12pm
Virtual Event

Sunday, October 18

University Congregation

A student Christian worshiping community at PLU. This semester's theme is Unraveled: Seeking God When Our Plans Fall Apart. Join us!

5pm
Virtual Event

Monday, October 19

Monday WORD

Monday WORD is a chapel break experience that centers the voices and perspectives of underrepresented and marginalized communities internal and external to...

10am
Virtual Event

Tuesday, October 20

Give to What You Love about PLU during the annual Bjug Day of Giving on Oct. 20-21, 2020.

💛💛💛 Join Lutes around the world for this fun annual tradition. Alumni, parents, employees and friends: Give to what you love at PLU and have it matched...

12am
Virtual Event

Wednesday, October 21

Give to What You Love about PLU during the annual Bjug Day of Giving on Oct. 20-21, 2020.

💛💛💛 Join Lutes around the world for this fun annual tradition. Alumni, parents, employees and friends: Give to what you love at PLU and have it matched...

12am
Virtual Event
Rose Window – Color

A mid-week pause for spiritual nourishment with students, faculty, staff, and community members.

10:30am
Virtual Event
GLST 287 COVID 19: A Global Crisis Examined

A One-Credit/No-Credit Online Course on COVID-19 for PLU Students, Alumni, Faculty, Staff and Community Members. Pacific Lutheran University is pleased to...

6pm
Virtual Event

Friday, October 23

Prayers for the World

A 30 minute pause to pray for our world in an interfaith setting. In partnership with Trinity Lutheran Church, Parkland.

10:30am
Virtual Event

September 25 - October 24, 2020