Browsing Archive

November, 2013

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Vocations

Guyana, California, Havana

November 8, 2013

Before meeting world leaders including Pope John Paul II as diplomat for my country, I had a memorable journey in late-’60s Thousand Oaks. … Read More

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Q&A

Is ‘common sense’ endangering our planet?

November 8, 2013

A lot of things keep people from understanding just how bad the global climate crisis is. One of them may be the way the human mind works, says professor of philosophy Xiang… Read More

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Sports

Gimbel hits rarest shot in golf

November 8, 2013

A double-eagle, or albatross, is harder to pull off as an ace on a par-4 hole than in two shots on a par-5.… Read More

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Alumni News

Investing in hope

November 8, 2013

Vince Scarpinato is using principles that he learned through his MBA emphasis in financial planning to rethink the fight against hunger. … Read More

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Campus Highlights

Gallegly fellowships help two to stay for MPPAs

November 8, 2013

The long-serving congressman has launched a fundraising campaign for the Elton and Janice Gallegly Center for Public Service and Civic Engagement, which also aims to bring visiting scholars and host public events.… Read More

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Campus Highlights

CLU wins top Interfaith Youth award

November 8, 2013

Fresh off of winning this year’s $1,500 prize from Chicago-based Interfaith Youth Core for the Best Overall Campaign to promote cooperation among students of different religions or no religion at all, Interfaith… Read More

The Alumni Association organized this year’s Painting of the Rocks on Labor Day during New Student Orientation.
Campus Highlights

Enrollment hits a new record

November 8, 2013

After crunching the numbers, administrators are crediting this year’s gains largely to efforts at student retention that began just five years ago.… Read More

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Campus Highlights

In memoriam: Leonard S. Smith

November 8, 2013

The historian's “incredibly lucky” life included 29 years of teaching at CLU and the publication of books on Lutheran intellectual history and historiography in his last years.… Read More

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Features

Back in the fold

November 8, 2013

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… Read More

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Features

True grit: Why we need athletes

November 8, 2013

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… Read More