PLU professor, local archaeologist team up with students to study prehistoric artifacts from Mount Rainier

This piece was originally written for Pacific Lutheran University Marketing and Communication Department. Read it here.  TACOMA, WASH. (March 10, 2016)- Bradford Andrews has spent a decade inviting his students to participate in archaeological research in the Mount Rainier area. This year, the work helped uncover details about prehistoric hunting groups. “This is the sort … More PLU professor, local archaeologist team up with students to study prehistoric artifacts from Mount Rainier

Android co-founder uses his marketing expertise to help students land jobs

Originally written for Pacific Lutheran University Marketing and Communication office, see it here.  By Samantha Lund TACOMA, WASH. (March 2, 2016)- Co-founder of Android and Pacific Lutheran University graduate Nick Sears took the technology world by storm when he teamed up with inventors Andy Rubin and Chris White to market and launch Android, one of … More Android co-founder uses his marketing expertise to help students land jobs

The sky’s the limit: Making air travel easier for children with autism

Originally written for Alaska Airlines, see the original here. By Samantha Lund For most families, an airplane just takes you to your destination where new people and experiences await. For families with children on the autism spectrum, the plane itself is an experience, and not always a good one. The noises, machines and people can … More The sky’s the limit: Making air travel easier for children with autism

20 things for 20-somethings to do in Milwaukee

Originally written for Alaska Airlines, read it here. By Samantha Lund Milwaukee is not the usual 20-something’s idea of a vacation spot. What do they even have there, cheese and beer? If the beer isn’t enough to get you there, it turns out Milwaukee is a creative hub for art, music and food like you’ve never … More 20 things for 20-somethings to do in Milwaukee

Beyond sweets: At Seattle Chocolates, it’s all about the journey

Originally written for Alaska Airlines, read the original here. By Samantha Lund Chocolate means something different to everyone. Maybe it reminds you of Halloween, Valentine’s Day, a special anniversary or even just being a kid. At Seattle Chocolates, chocolate is made to be an everyday luxury and experience. Seattle Chocolates is nestled in a corner of Tukwila … More Beyond sweets: At Seattle Chocolates, it’s all about the journey

Back to school: Packing tips for college students flying back to campus

Originally written for Alaska Airlines, read it here. By Samantha Lund It’s that time of year again – school has almost started and anxious first-year college students are trying to figure out how to pack their lives into suitcases and move into dorms. For students who live farther away from school, the move can be … More Back to school: Packing tips for college students flying back to campus

PLU Physics Professor Writes and Illustrates Children’s Book

Originally written and published by Pacific Lutheran University’s Marketing and Communication Department, read the original here. By Samantha Lund ’16 PLU Marketing & Communications TACOMA, Wash. (Oct. 13, 2015)—When Katrina Hay was a child, her grandparents gave her a poster that depicted the structure of the universe and compared the sizes and shapes of its … More PLU Physics Professor Writes and Illustrates Children’s Book