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inside Pacific Lutheran University Scene Spring 2009 Volume 39 Issue 3 4 Here & Now 8 Life of the Mind 10 Teaching by practicing MFT program provides experience for students and support for the community 12 14 Lute roots run deep For cousins on campus, PLU is a family affair COVER STORY: The Burden of Stewardship What Christian ethics can tell us about responsibility, spotted owls and being the dominant species For these students, their PLU roots run deep – and wide. See page 12. 18 20 22 The Arts Act 1: Be willing to take a chance 26 Alumni Profiles 29 Giving Back 30 Alumni Class Notes 40 Perspective Attaway Lutes Student-athletes as peer tutors Alumni News & Events PLU volunteers: the friends ‘who are the rest of us’ Athletic facilities: planning for the future Scene EXECUTIVE EDITOR CLASS NOTES PLU OFFICERS Greg Brewis Mari Peterson Loren J. Anderson President EDITOR EDITORIAL OFFICES Steve Hansen Hauge Administration Building #207 253-535-8410 MANAGING EDITOR Barbara Clements WRITERS Greg Brewis Steve Hansen Barbara Clements Tina Reindl ’07 Chris Albert Nick Dawson PHOTOGRAPHER Jordan Hartman ’02 ART DIRECTOR Simon Sung ONLINE MANAGER Toby Beal Patricia O’Connell Killen Provost and Dean of Graduate Studies Laura F. Majovski Vice President, Student Life and Dean of Students Karl Stumo Vice President, Admission and Enrollment Services Steve Olson Vice President, Development and University Relations Sheri J. Tonn Vice President, Finance and Operations OFFICE OF CONSTITUENT RELATIONS Lauralee Hagen ‘75, ‘78 Executive Director Jacob Himmelman ‘03 Associate Director for Alumni and Parent Relations ADDRESS CHANGES Please direct any address changes to or 800-ALUM-PLU ON THE COVER Illustration montage by Simon Sung Nesvig Alumni Center Tacoma, WA 98447-0003 253-535-7415 800-ALUM-PLU Scene is printed on 10 percent post-consumer recycled paper using soybased sustainable inks. The paper was manufactured at a Forest Stewardship Council-certified plant. Volume 39, Issue 3 Scene (SSN 0886-3369) is published quarterly by Pacific Lutheran University, S. 121st and Park Ave., Tacoma, WA., 98447-0003. Periodicals postage paid at Tacoma, WA, and additional mailing offices. Address service requested. Postmaster: Send changes to Development Operations, Office of Development, PLU, Tacoma, WA, 98447-0003, © 2009 by Pacific Lutheran University PLU SCENE SPRING 2009 3

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