Soon-to-be-alumni, Student Media Creator, Environmental Activist

Hi! I never thought I would get the chance to work with drones, but I was fortunate to have the resources of SOAC at my disposal. Through MediaLab, I used drones to film landscape shots of multiple cities across the country in the series "A World of Difference." That production has since been nominated for several awards, including two NATAS Northwest Emmys. 

As an Environmental Studies student, we learned about how drones can gather data from a vantage point scientist can't get on their own. This is crucial to document things like eroding coastlines, seasonal ice melt, or animal habitats. Not to mention, drones could be key to reducing transportation impacts and facilitate deliveries to countless areas.

I'm happy to support Life Under Drones because I want more people to get the chance to see how drones are changing media and science.

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Julia Grosvenor Julia Grosvenor
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Breakfast for a scholar, artist, or industry leader

We are inviting participants from all over the country to take part in the symposium. A gift of $10 will ensure one of our symposium presenters are well-fed, bright-eyed, and ready to partake in important conversations about drone technology.

Lunch for two scholars, artists, or industry leaders

We want our symposium participants to be nourished and supported as they share their work with the PLU community and beyond. $25 will go toward providing lunch in The Commons for our presenters.

Help transport symposium presenters to/from their hotel

With so many guests flying in from out of town, your $50 gift will ensure smooth transit between the hotel and the PLU campus.

Art Installation Equipment

We have a number of digital and traditional artists who will be installing their work in PLU's University Gallery. A $75 gift will help ensure our visiting artists can hang art, secure digital equipment, route power, create beautiful signage, and support the technological needs of the artworks.

One night of lodging for a visiting scholar, artist, or industry leader

We are expecting guests from across the country; $150 will help us cover the lodging costs for symposium presenters.

Fly in a scholar, artist, or industry leader

We will be covering the transportation costs of all symposium presenters; a $500 gift will pay for a guest's air travel costs.

Sponsor an out-of-town symposium presenter

$1,000 will cover airfare and a 2-night stay in a hotel for one prominent leader in the academic, technological, commercial, artistic, media, policy, and military industries. Help make this conversation as well-represented as possible.

Thank You for Your Gift

Our success relies on the generosity of our community. A gift today will have a lasting impact, and we are so grateful for it.

Completed! PLU Life Under Drones