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Ideas & Creations Blog

  • Christman archives

    Archival adventures

    Professor Christman has her faith in humanity restored during an archival visit to Germany.

  • Tania playing soccer in Tanzania

    From Northern to Southern hemispheres: what soccer means to us

    For Luther women's soccer players Claire Little '18, and Tania Proksch '19, this year's J-term trips came full circle as both further developed their love of soccer.

  • Gabriel Twedt with his sister Sarah Twedt Carlson, and his dad, Rick Twedt

    Good for them, not for me

    How do they have it all so together? What is a "craftivity"? Why can't I seem to get my stuff together? Gabriel Twedt, Luther College class of 2010, and first grade and collaborative teacher, reminds teachers that what may be good for their peers just plain might not work for themselves. It really is a good reminder for all of us... not just our amazing, thoughtful, kind and talented teachers.

  • Final soccer blog

    'I'm here to say goodbye-maybe not goodbye, but farewell.'

    Over the course of January, Luther students traveled all over the world. Read on for final thoughts from the group that studied soccer in Europe.

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