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Ideas & Creations Blog

  • Martin Klammer Headshot

    Finding common ground in Nottingham

    Professor Klammer delves into what it's like living in Nottingham this fall and how he found common ground within his new community by discussing an unlikely topic: parking.

  • Rob Shedinger

    On being a minority (if only for two days)

    After being a minority for two days, Professor Shedinger reflects on how easily he fit in with fellow colleagues despite being different.

  • Alexandra White, Luther College assistant professor of management

    Four secrets of liberal arts life at Luther

    Professor White shares her top-four secrets she's learned during her time at Luther and why the phrase "you belong" has struck a chord with her.

  • John Jensen

    Electrifying learning at Luther

    What's the future look like for Luther College and the city of Decorah? Professor Jensen takes a look at Luther's involvement in Decorah Power and the possibility of a municipal electrical utility.

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