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Ideas & Creations Blog

  • Thomas Johnson, Communication Studies

    Celebrating sexual and gender diversity

    Thomas C. Johnson, Luther assistant professor of communication studies, reflects on teaching film through a feminist lens and the International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia and Biphobia.

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    Learning Globally

    Loren Toussaint, Luther professor of psychology and associate director of the Sierra Leone Forgiveness Project, reflects on his "study abroad" experience in the historic town of Coburg, Germany and how global learning can benefit us in more ways than one.

  • Aaron Hafner

    Unity and Resilience

    Head football coach Aaron Hafner asks the Luther community to consider responding with unity and resilience in the face of negativity and adversity.

  • Will Heller, Luther College class of 2016

    A Fellowship in Photos

    Visual Media fellow Will Heller reflects on the places that his fellowship at Luther has taken him.

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