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‘The point is to make a difference in the community’

July 24, 2017

A scholar of the New Testament and the incoming rector of Cal Lutheran’s theological seminary in Berkeley, Ray Pickett has been watching local organizing efforts change the church.… Read More

Communication professor and attorney Sharon Docter argues in a recent, award-winning paper that journalists and bloggers should receive identical protections under libel laws. (Photo by Brian Stethem '84)

First, let’s sue all our enemies

March 16, 2017

While on the campaign trail, the current American president threatened defamation suits against women who accused him of sexual assault and promised to “open up” libel laws affecting journalists. Do we have… Read More

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Near equator, real monkeys wear shoulder pads

November 9, 2016

A Brazilian who first came to the U.S. for college, assistant professor of biology Anita Stone has returned frequently since 2000 to her own northern region of Brazil to watch squirrel monkeys… Read More

Head women’s volleyball coach Kellee Roesel (center) is surrounded by her coaching staff. From left: assistant coach/men’s volleyball head coach Kevin Judd, assistant coach Kassie Livesey, assistant coach/JV head coach Rachel Smith ’13, graduate assistant Kennedy Peters ’15 and conditioning coach Patrick Holmberg ’03, Ed.D. ’11. (Photo by Brian Stethem '84)

Victory at the big dance

March 9, 2016

Music and dancing help the Regals volleyball team release tension, and may have been keys to Cal Lutheran’s first NCAA team championship, says head coach Kellee Roesel. … Read More


This will be on the test

November 9, 2015

After changes to Dominican law and a court ruling revoking citizenship by right of birth, people of Haitian descent face an uncertain future in the Dominican Republic.… Read More

The counselor education faculty includes, from left, Cynthia Jew, Ph.D., Heidi Coronado, M.S. ’04, Ph.D., Angela (Namba ’02) Rowley, M.S. ’05, and Gail Uellendahl, Ph.D., T.C. ’03. (Photo by Brian Stethem '84)
Campus Highlights

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

July 15, 2015

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

Terry Spehar-Fahey, who teaches drawing, watercolor and a course titled Art and Psychology, used her painting to emerge from major depression. (Photo by Brian Stethem)

Making lemonade

March 10, 2015

Terry Spehar-Fahey, who teaches drawing, watercolor and a course titled Art and Psychology, used her painting to emerge from major depression.… Read More

This dry creek bed in Ventura ought to be fed by Lake Casitas. When we visited the lake with Andy Pattison in October, campsites and abandoned boat landings sat far above and far out from the water’s edge.

There are holes in our buckets

November 5, 2014

Everything you can do to save water helps, as long as you start with the big things, explains Andy Pattison, a visiting instructor in the Master of Public Policy and Administration program.… Read More

Travis Domm (left) and Garrett Naumann graduated in May, 
and Ying Lu expects 
to complete her MBA in August. (Brian Stethem)

Worth risking

July 14, 2014

Two graduating biochemistry majors and an international MBA student took the top prizes in CLU’s first Business Design Concept competition, where they pitched ideas for new products and services to a panel… Read More


Less coddling, more toddling

March 10, 2014

To understand the epidemic of childhood obesity, assistant professor of exercise science Louise Kelly studies the physical activity of children between 12 and 36 months. Spoiler: there’s not enough of it.… Read More