Tag Archives: Fall 2011

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Rock & Role

From the igneous to the interactive and everything in between, CLU’s 37 majors and 32 minors span a huge breadth of subjects. Whether pondering the creation of a movie or a mountain range, students take part in earthshaking explorations daily. Multimedia majors, for example, learn … Read More

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Land Of The Mapuche

Famed for its mountains, glaciers, indigenous history, and lengthy geography (almost 3,000 miles from north to south), the South American nation of Chile hosted three CLU study abroad students during Fall term. In Valparaiso and Vina del Mar, students spent the semester living with Chilean … Read More

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Spring Nights

Even after the sun goes down, the CLU campus hums with activity. Take for example the events put on by Club Lu, a student-run programming series which offers all students a fun (and free!) activity every other Friday night—like laser tag or a comedy performance … Read More

Clu Students And Alumni Explore Opportunities At The Annual Career Expo And Intern Fair.

Constructing Careers

An average week in the CLU Career Services Office is anything but quiet. A student dropping in might find a workshop on résumé writing or making the most of a job fair, or a seminar on applying to med school or negotiating a salary. Meanwhile, … Read More

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Favorite Cities

CLU’s 154 full-time faculty and 202 part-time faculty are anything but provincial, and each day they bring a world of experience to the classroom. Take for example biology instructor Reese Halter, whose studies of declining populations of bees and other fauna have been instru- mental … Read More

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Capital Idea

CLU’s Washington, D.C., Program places civic-minded students in D.C. internships each semester, providing them firsthand experience in the workings of the nation’s capital. Students from all majors par- ticipate, interning at places as diverse as the Smithsonian and the Treasury Department. Students also take evening … Read More

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Tales of an R.A.

With 1,300 students living on campus, CLU’s 15 residence halls are hives of activity. This spring semester alone saw events as far-ranging as a ping pong tournament, Food Diversity Night with lessons in making Vietnamese spring rolls, ultimate Frisbee after dark, a Harry Potter marathon, … Read More

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All Politics are Local

Members of CLU’s Associated Students of California Lutheran University Government— face challenges head on. ASCLU-G public servants spearhead everything from organizing Club Lu events to funding a new recreational equipment rental program to conducting fact-finding missions on the best ways to update favorite student hang-outs. … Read More

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Brainy Athletes

This spring term 170 athletes played for California Lutheran University in the Southern California Intercollegiate Athletic Conference, aka SCIAC. Among the season’s accomplishments were a pair of NCAA Division III national titles for track and field’s Eric Flores in the hammer throw and shot put. … Read More

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Going Coastal

Six CLU students and several faculty members helped rebuild houses in rural Plaquemines Parish.

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Not-So-Mad Scientists

From biochemistry to tissue engineering, CLU’s science programs are among the strongest around. They combine innovative faculty and a wide range of funded student research opportunities, like the Swenson summer research grants. Add to this the grad- school-like atmosphere in which undergrads use the latest … Read More

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Top Chef: Thousand Oaks

Grabbing a bite in T.O.