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98% of students receive financial aid

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Ideas & Creations Blog

  • Izzy Michaud, Luther College class of 2019

    College costs

    Luther sophomore Izzy Michaud gives us an inside look to what she understands about Luther's approach to the idea of cuts to majors and minors.

  • Amy Weldon, Luther College associate professor of English

    Study abroad: immersion and intellectual homes

    Professor Weldon invites us into the mind of a faculty member as she ponders immersion and her next January term course.

  • Victoria Christman, Luther associate professor of history and director of the Center for Ethics and Public Engagement

    Full circle: Reformation to immigration

    Drawing up on her research on religious coexistence and toleration in the early modern period, Professor Christman asks how far we have really come in our treatment of religious "others" over the past 500 years. 

  • Thomas Johnson, Communication Studies

    Film selections and IPTV appearance

    Professor Johnson's "Ironhead," a documentary on the creative work of ironmonger Kelly Ludeking, was recently featured on IPTV's "Film Lounge."

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