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Ideas & Creations Blog

  • Andrew Last, Luther College assistant professor of music

    Finding the harmony in social media

    Are we really making a connection through social media? And how many selfies are too many? Though we may never agree on the second question... Professor Last takes a crack at the first.

  • Pedro dos Santos

    What it means to be here, and why you should listen to Here

    What do you know about the people in the Luther community? Where are they from? What brought them here? Who are they? Professor dos Santos digs into those questions in his most recent project, Here, a podcast examining Luther folk-beyond what they do and who they are in the context of the college.

  • Char Kunkel, Luther College professor of sociology

    What can you do? Global citizenship and social change

    Does looking to make global change mean we need to travel beyond our own borders? Professor Kunkel would encourage us to instead look within our immediate context to make a big impact.

  • Todd Green

    Standing with Paris doesn’t mean standing against Muslims

    Professor Todd Green reflects on the recent Paris attacks and argues that standing with Paris also means standing with the many Muslim victims of ISIS.

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