Archive for the ‘Campus Highlights’ Category


All the world’s a baseball diamond

All the world’s a baseball diamond

Chris Kimball, the university’s president, blows up myths about baseball and holds up the game as a mirror on American society in an undergraduate honors course.

Regals volleyball wins it all

Regals volleyball wins it all

The victory last Nov. 21 in Grand Rapids, Michigan, places the volleyball team in a category with only the 1971 Kingsmen football team that captured the NAIA national championship.

A tale of two marches

A tale of two marches

In some accounts of the late 1960s at Cal Lutheran, the largest march in campus history has been forgotten.

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.