World War I and America

Lundring Events Center

World War I and America is a two-year national Library of America initiative bringing together the voices of veterans, families and others to explore the relevance of the war a century later. Cal Lutheran’s participation includes classroom oral histories from the families of World War I veterans, public readings and discussions, and a public lecture by World War I expert Michael Birdwell.

Founders Day Convocation

Samuelson Chapel

Each fall the university community, alumni and friends celebrate the founding of Cal Lutheran at this festive gathering. This year's theme is “Reforming the Heart, Reforming the World.” Alumnus Frank Nausin will receive the 2017 Christus Award.

Lunchtime Organ Recital Series
Joseph Peeples

Samuelson Chapel

Adjunct faculty member Joseph Peeples showcases the 2,109-pipe Borg Petersen Memorial Organ in 30-minute recitals on the second Friday of each month.

Founders Day Concert
University String Symphony and University Wind Ensemble

Samuelson Chapel

The University String Symphony and Wind Ensemble celebrate homecoming in this annual concert. 

6th Annual Loop da Lu Family 5K

Kingsmen Park

Join fellow alumni, family and friends for a 5K of Cal Lutheran’s beautiful Thousand Oaks Campus!

14th Annual Student Research Symposium

Richter Hall and Ahmanson Science Center Lobby

Cal Lutheran celebrates the scholarly work of top undergraduates at this annual event. Oral presentations will take place from 9 to 10:30 a.m. in Richter Hall in the Ahmanson Science Center. Poster presentations will run from 10:30 a.m. to noon in the science center lobby and patio.

Homecoming Concert

Samuelson Chapel

The Cal Lutheran Choir and the Women's Chorale open the season with one of their hallmark concerts.

Martin Luther and Judaism
The Rev. R. Guy Erwin

Lundring Events Center

In working to foster respect and dialogue between people of many religious traditions, what should we do with the knowledge that, late in life, the reformer Martin Luther urged rulers to destroy synagogues, burn books and deny safe passage to Jews?

Thousand Oaks Reads, One City One Book
Cal Lutheran Faculty Panel Discussion

Lundring Events Center

Cal Lutheran faculty members discuss the diverse themes of the Thousand Oaks Library’s One City One Book selection, News of the World by Paulette Jiles.

Theatre Arts Student Black Box
Devised Works/Student Dance Concert

Preus-Brandt Forum

Students create a program of original performance pieces based around a single theme.