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At a time when the Lutheran church is rethinking what pastors do and where to look for them, a seminary in Berkeley is set to become the newest CLU graduate school. This spells a return to alma mater for a few current students – and promises new approaches to education.
This year, CLU alumni reached extraordinary heights in sports that are all about determination, belief and hard work. Their stories are reminders of what we love about athletes and why we want them to succeed.
The next goal for the inventors of the Doodle Bug, which allows disabled students and arthritic adults to write easily with a pencil or crayon, is to bring their product cheaply to market.
Since the summer of 2008, about 70 CLU employees have gone on the University’s Lutheran Identity Travel Seminar, visiting sites in the former East Germany. Associate professor Marja Mogk, chair of the Department of English, gave reflections on this year’s two-week journey as the devotion at an October faculty meeting. They are edited and condensed here.
Alumni couples whose relationships began during college, each at a different moment in the last three decades, tell how sharing their feelings in writing had noteworthy benefits.
Writing can end a silly argument, open the door to a necessary if difficult conversation, and encourage better spoken communication.
Patrick Cudahy wanted to continue playing sports on his year abroad teaching English to Malaysian children at a Christian school. That gave him a different window on the Muslim-majority country.
A Finnish artist and alumna who has spent most of her career in Germany checks in with CLU.
A fresh approach to the problem of intimate partner violence, pioneered at CLU’s community counseling clinics in Oxnard and Thousand Oaks, is helping survivors to navigate their relationships and leave the fear behind.
It’s up to Evan White ’06, a public relations wiz who counts Bill Cosby as a client, to make Viddy the brand name of smartphone video.