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Farewell, one-and-only art director

Farewell, one-and-only art director

In print, this alumni magazine has always looked the way Michael Lynn Adams ’72 thought best.

Room to discover

Room to discover

By the end of this year, the old cafeteria will reopen as a headquarters for student life, student government and experiential learning. Melinda Roper, the top administrator in student affairs, envisions this well-lighted place as one where aims in life grow a little clearer.

For education’s ills, a dose of self-awareness

For education’s ills, a dose of self-awareness

Beginning with this year’s graduates, master’s degree students in counselor education are all embarking on journeys of self-discovery.

Technology to heal the brain

Technology to heal the brain

A neurologist and MBA alumnus says that advances in computers and imaging will transform the treatment of brain diseases. Dr. Lorne S. Label will speak on campus April 10 at the third annual Cell Biology Symposium.

Ullman Commons: New and open to change

Ullman Commons: New and open to change

The $15 million dining facility and gathering spot is transforming the campus and showing once more what people crave: routines and ways to break out of them. 

Race to the well’s bottom

Race to the well’s bottom

Conflicting laws and perverse incentives drive farmers and other Californians to use more water, particularly when we have less to spare. “Yeah,” says a Cal Lutheran economist, “it’s messed up.”

Outdoor learning spaces aim for water savings

Outdoor learning spaces aim for water savings

Two collections of native plants to be added in the coming year will expand laboratory space for students and show Cal Lutheran’s neighbors ways to save water outside. The projects are part of a shift away from grass around campus. 

Are you going to eat that?

Are you going to eat that?

If you know what’s good for you, you’ll include plenty of fiber in your diet. But you’re going to need a lot of help digesting it.

Tradition has a future, say artists at major event

Tradition has a future, say artists at major event

An international group of about 375 people, many of them painters, sculptors and writers on art, descended on Ventura, Calif., March 2-5 for TRAC 2014: The Representational Art Conference.

Another look at pesticides, from every angle

Another look at pesticides, from every angle

Cal Lutheran is bringing an array of tools to bear in its effort to understand the risks of exposure to chemicals on and around Ventura County farmland.