PLNU Named Best Value by Kiplinger’s Personal Finance

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Kiplinger’s Personal Finance today announced PLNU in the top 100 of its annual best values in private institutions, naming the private universities and liberal arts colleges that combine outstanding quality with affordability. PLNU ranked No. 67 out of all private universities. Read the full story or view the full list at

Alumna Produces PBS Documentary

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Jessie Beauchaine (98) served as the associate producer for the documentary “I Came to Testify,” part of the PBS series “Women, War & Peace.” She has called her journey to documentary filmmaking “circuitous.” Read more about her story, read a Q&A with The Point Weekly, or watch the full documentary.   Are you an alum… Read more »

Celebrating 110 Years

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For the latest issue of the Viewpoint, we put out readers in mind – you! We are dishing out the 110 Things We Love About PLNU. Did we miss something? Add it to our wall on Facebook. You can also view the entire magazine on your computer, iPad or smart phone.

Dean Nelson Makes a Quantum Leap

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Dr. Dean Nelson, professor of journalism, co-authored Quantum Leap: How John Polkinghorne Found God in Science and Religion, a book on John Polkinghorne, the famed physicist who helped explain the existence of quarks and gluons, the world’s smallest known particles. You can read the story on our homepage, read Nelson’s article in USA Today, Why certainty… Read more »