Lab manuals don’t usually outlive a second edition, let alone six. But that’s exactly what PLNU emeriti chemistry professors Drs. Vic Heasley and Val Christensen and Dr. Gene Heasley emeritus professor at Southern Nazarene University have achieved. In 2012, the sixth edition of their introductory chemistry lab manual, Chemistry and Life in the Laboratory, was… Read more »

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PLNU Freshman Anthony Whitson-Martini was recently honored as the 2nd place winner in the Carmel Music Society Vocal Competition, held once every four years in Carmel, Calif.  The competition is open to all singers between the ages of 18 and 32 who are either residents or students in California, Oregon, or Washington.  Only two current… Read more »

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Robin Kohl, PLNU professor of education, recently returned from Kenya, Africa, where she spent 12 days volunteering as an educational consultant for Sango, an organization that provides funds and support to Kenyan high school students. Kohl works with Sango as a volunteer consultant for educational purposes. She gives an objective voice and opinion, looking at… Read more »

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PLNU’s graphic design program had a glowing year.  Click here to view the complete slideshow Largely under the leadership of adjunct professor MaeLin Levine, co-founder of San Diego design firm Visual Asylum who helped form the American Institute of Graphic Arts (AIGA) San Diego Chapter, PLNU students have gained valuable experience within the San Diego… Read more »

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In case you didn’t know, PLNU is home to the Early Childhood Learning Center (ECLC), a laboratory school that serves the community by meeting the needs of children and their parents, while also giving PLNU students the opportunity to observe, demonstrate teaching methods, and gain experience in preparing for careers working with children. This past week, while PLNU… Read more »

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Recently, Dr. David Cummings, professor of biology, has been making quite a bit of news for his discovery of antibiotic-resistant bacterial DNA in Southern California wetlands. (See stories in the San Diego Union-Tribune and the Huffington Post.) He and his students make trips to the Tijuana River Estuary, Famosa Slough in Point Loma, and Ballona… Read more »

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This past Saturday, Point Loma Nazarene University partnered with Special Olympics, San Diego Parks and Recreation, Chula Vista and Harbor Kiwanis, and the San Diego Silverbacks semi-pro football team to host the San Diego County Regional Special Olympics Track Meet on PLNU’s campus. PLNU’s School of Education, Department of Family and Consumer Sciences, Office of… Read more »

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From April 11-13, a group of 23 PLNU students spent three days and two nights on campus sleeping in cardboard shanties, boiling their drinking water, and simulating what it’s like to live on just $2 or less a day. It was all part of the Two Dollar Challenge, an educational movement that engages students in… Read more »

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