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Sports are More than a Game for Cal Lutheran Students

THOUSAND OAKS, CALIF., Nov. 17, 2023 —California Lutheran University’s Sports Management program, part of the School of Management, is governed by an overarching commitment: Make a better world while providing...

Cal Lutheran’s Choral Christmas Concerts, Dec. 1-3

(THOUSAND OAKS, Calif. — Nov. 27, 2023) On Dec. 1-3, California Lutheran University will present “Love’s Pure Light,” a Christmas program performed by the school’s choral ensembles and instrumentalists, conducted by...

Cal Lutheran Presents Radium Girls Nov. 9-19

In 1926, radium was a miracle cure, Marie Curie was an international celebrity, and luminous watches were the latest rage — until the girls who painted the watch began to fall ill with a mysterious disease.

Cal Lutheran receives $1.2M federal grant

The five-year grant will fund Access Teach: Closing the Deaf/Hard of Hearing Educator Gap, a project to support 60 graduate-level students who will leave the program as credentialed teachers of high-need deaf and hard...

Works of Protest, Resistance at Cal Lutheran

The exhibit includes works of protest and resistance by 22 artists from different backgrounds who use the tools and techniques of printmaking in novel ways.

Cal Lutheran welcomes 3,500 diverse students

California Lutheran University has begun its 2023-2024 academic year with 3,500 students, including 2,400 undergraduates, whose diversity demonstrates the school’s commitment to creating educational pathways for people...

The Apocalypse Is Here in New ‘King Lear’

The Kingsmen Shakespeare Festival concludes its 26th season with a novel twist on “King Lear” that takes place in the near future in an abandoned shopping mall after an apocalyptic event.

Longtime Cal Lutheran Baseball Coach Retires

Marty Slimak, or “coach Slim” as he’s known on the diamond, has announced his retirement from California Lutheran University and the Kingsmen Baseball program after more than three decades.

Rev. Scott Adams

Cal Lutheran welcomes new spiritual leader

Known as “Reverend Scott,” he was selected by a search committee of representatives from numerous departments at the school, including students.

California Lutheran University celebrates Latinx Heritage Month. Photo: Safi Aryan

Cal Lutheran receives nearly $3M in grants

California Lutheran University was awarded $2,967,668 in grants from the U.S. Department of Education to help students with career pathways and professional development.

Play explores all sides of Roe v. Wade

Cal Lutheran’s Theatre Arts and Dance Department will present a staged version of “Roe” (the updated version), directed by Red Patterson and Bianca Akbiyik, at 8 p.m. Oct. 19-21 in the Preus-Brandt Forum on the Thousand...

Students spend time on the Cal Lutheran campus.

Cal Lutheran guarantees UC price-matching

Cal Lutheran's Public Price Promise program is now guaranteed for new students from California high schools and colleges who meet GPA requirements

Paul Hsu, Dan Hamilton, David Hayes-Bautista and Matthew Fienup.

U.S. Latino GDP now 5th largest in world

Researchers from California Lutheran University’s Center for Economic Research and Forecasting and the UCLA David Geffen School of Medicine released the 2022 U.S. Latino GDP Report.

Michael Cosenza

Cal Lutheran receives grant up to $1.2M

The National Science Foundation’s Robert Noyce Teacher Scholarship Program has awarded California Lutheran University up to $1.2 million over five years.

Incubator grants award recipients

$180,000 in Cal Lutheran incubator grants

California Lutheran University has awarded its first Dorfman Incubator Grants — a total of $180,000 that will provide hands-on educational opportunities for students while helping four alumni and a professor launch...

From left to right are Cal Lutheran students Dominic Berger, Bradley Bedgood and Zaria Opara. Photo: Kim Fox

US News ranks Cal Lutheran 6th in West

(THOUSAND OAKS, Calif. — Sept. 13, 2022) California Lutheran University has jumped two spots to its highest position ever in the U.S. News Best Colleges rankings — sixth among 130 ranked regional universities throughout...

Matthew Fienup, PhD

Latinos fuel L.A. metro economy, study finds

(THOUSAND OAKS, Calif. — September 6, 2022) Latinos in the greater Los Angeles metropolitan region are making significant and rapidly growing contributions to the economy, according to a first-of-its-kind report by...

California Lutheran University Class of 2026. Photo: Tracie Karasik

Enrollment rebounds at Cal Lutheran

(THOUSAND OAKS, Calif. — Aug. 29, 2022) As the 2022-23 fall semester gets underway at California Lutheran University, new student enrollment numbers have nearly rebounded to pre-pandemic levels. About 844 undergraduate...

Students presented their research to a professional audience this summer at Baylor University in Texas. Photo: Ashley Ayala

Cal Lutheran receives $1.3M grant

The U.S. Department of Education has approved a five-year grant to continue the Ronald E. McNair Post-Baccalaureate Achievement Program.