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Bold decisions help bring new life to campus

April 1, 2021

Spring brings the promise of new life, and this year that promise seems more symbolic than ever before. As I started writing this, the Thousand Oaks campus had just concluded its first… Read More

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A mission-driven journey begins

January 6, 2021

President Lori E. Varlotta shares her thoughts on her first 90 days at Cal Lutheran University. By Lori E. Varlotta As many of you know, I physically arrived at the beautiful Thousand… Read More

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Sports management joins major leagues

January 6, 2021

This fall Cal Lutheran kicked off its bachelor’s degree in sports management in response to student demand.… Read More

Fred Tonsing, third from left, poses with a group of students at St. Mark’s Basilica in Venice, Italy, during a 1981 Interim Session.
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Everything old is new again

January 5, 2021

Graduates who attended CLU between 1970 and 1990 will feel right at home with one pandemic-inspired addition: What they knew as Interim Session has returned as Intersession.… Read More

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Teaching with a tech twist

January 5, 2021

Faculty and students up their game as learning continues mostly online during the fall semester.… Read More

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How to thwart an iron thief

January 5, 2021

In search of a new class of antibiotics, a Cal Lutheran team takes advantage of its digs in Swenson Science Center.… Read More

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Steady and Ready

August 27, 2020

The Swenson Science Center is an essential component of Cal Lutheran’s vision to educate future STEM leaders. Fortunately, California officials declared construction of the $34 million facility essential under COVID-19 restrictions. While… Read More

Taiwo Ande started in July as the new associate provost for Educational Effectiveness. Tabatha L. Jones Jolivet was hired this summer to serve as director of the new Ethnic and Race Studies major.
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Diversity / Equity / Inclusion

August 26, 2020

Cal Lutheran enhances antiracism initiatives.… Read More

Lori E. Varlotta, with 35 years of highereducation experience, will become Cal Lutheran president Sept. 30.
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Educational Philosopher and Concrete Practitioner

August 26, 2020

Varlotta to lead Cal Lutheran as eighth president.… Read More

Central Americans proceed into Mexico on foot after crossing the Guatemalan border in October 2018. The migrant caravan’s movements were sensationalized and viewed as threatening by some U.S. news outlets. Professor Fogg asks, How do stories like this look from the migrants’ side? (Photo by John Moore/Getty Images)
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Crossings

March 17, 2020

In her new book, professor of religion Julia Lambert Fogg tells the stories of people caught up in the U.S. immigration system, putting today’s stories in dialogue with boundary-crossing by Jesus and… Read More