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Ideas & Creations Blog

  • Rachel Brodeur climbing in Yamadera, Japan.

    All the way up

    Over the course of January tag along on #NorseAdventures with Luther students traveling all over the world. Read on for an introduction to a group studying business and religion in Japan.

  • Martin Luther King Jr.

    Moving Beyond King's Dream

    Prof. Nave takes a moment on Martin Luther King, Jr. Day to encourage people to challenge the "giant triplets of racism, extreme materialism, and militarism," King addressed during his "Beyond Vietnam: A Time to Break Silence" speech.

  • Kristin with Agi

    Agi's story

    Read on for more January Term #NorseAdventures and one Luther student's reaction to meeting a Holocaust survivor.

  • Meredith (left) and Claire (right)

    Put us in, Coach! We're ready to blog!

    Over the course of January tag along on #NorseAdventures with Luther students traveling all over the world. Read on for an introduction to a group studying soccer in Europe.

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