Scene Magazine - Spring 2009
Scene Magazine is a quarterly publication of Pacific Lutheran University.
Pacific Lutheran University Scene Spring 2009 Volume 39 Issue 3 4 8 10 Here & Now Life of the Mind Teaching by practicing inside MFT program provides experience for students and support for the community 12 Lute roots run deep For cousins on campus, PLU is a family affair COVER STORY: 14 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 Act 1: Be willing to take a chance The Arts 26 29 30 40 Alumni Profiles Giving Back Athletic facilities: planning for the future Student-athletes as peer tutors Attaway Lutes PLU volunteers: the friends ‘who are the rest of us’ Alumni News & Events Alumni Class Notes Perspective Scene EXECUTIVE EDITOR CLASS NOTES PLU OFFICERS Greg Brewis EDITOR Mari Peterson EDITORIAL OFFICES Loren J. Anderson President 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 Steve Hansen MANAGING EDITOR Barbara Clements WRITERS Hauge Administration Building #207 253-535-8410 firstname.lastname@example.org www.plu.edu/scene OFFICE OF CONSTITUENT RELATIONS Lauralee Hagen ‘75, ‘78 Executive Director Jacob Himmelman ‘03 Associate Director for Alumni and Parent Relations Nesvig Alumni Center Tacoma, WA 98447-0003 253-535-7415 800-ALUM-PLU www.plualumni.org ADDRESS CHANGES Please direct any address changes to email@example.com or 800-ALUM-PLU ON THE COVER Illustration montage by Simon Sung Greg Brewis Steve Hansen Barbara Clements Tina Reindl ’07 Chris Albert Nick Dawson PHOTOGRAPHER Jordan Hartman ’02 ART DIRECTOR Simon Sung ONLINE MANAGER 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, firstname.lastname@example.org. © 2009 by Pacific Lutheran University Toby Beal PLU SCENE SPRING 2009 3