Archive for July, 2013


Thanks to alumnus-volunteer, KCLU radio reaches farther north

Thanks to alumnus-volunteer, KCLU radio reaches farther north

Ever since engineer Tim Schultz ’77 put KRCL student radio on the air in his last two years in college, he has been building and maintaining broadcast facilities for his alma mater as an unpaid volunteer.

Planes, boats and snowmobiles

Planes, boats and snowmobiles

“A good pastor just needs a four-wheel drive and skiff,” says the Rev. Shelley Wickstrom ’81, bishop of the Alaska Synod of the ELCA.

Minding the hive

Minding the hive

In the newest phase of sustainable gardening on campus, students and faculty members are building a Small Creatures Sanctuary, beginning with a home for honeybees.

50th annual Commencement

50th annual Commencement

More than 1,200 students earned bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral degrees at the University’s Commencement ceremonies.

Away-game graduation for ball players

Knowing they would not make it back to California in time for the Undergraduate Commencement ceremony, seniors pulled gowns over their uniforms and traded ball caps for graduation caps.

Veterinary interns get head start

Veterinary interns get head start

CLU students are getting their hours in the veterinary field by working with Dr. Heather Skogerson of the county animal hospital.

Religion professor elected ELCA bishop

Religion professor elected ELCA bishop

Only four years after the church changed its policy on the ordination for gays in committed relationships, the Rev. Guy Erwin was elected to lead the Southwest California Synod for six years as bishop.

‘The realization is beginning to hit that Earth is all there is’

‘The realization is beginning to hit that Earth is all there is’

A speech that the late biology professor Barbara Collins gave at the 1991 Colloquium of Scholars Banquet could have been written in 2013.

Hike in award for disabled students

Hike in award for disabled students

The Bette Eaton Scholarship for the Severely Physically Handicapped was last awarded in 2009.

Unbreakable

Unbreakable

Eric Rogers ’13, one of the most decorated athletes to have donned the Kingsmen colors, leaves behind seven single-season and all-time CLU records. Now he has a shot to prove his abilities to his favorite NFL team.