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98% of students receive financial aid

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Ideas & Creations Blog

  • Robert Christman, Luther College associate professor of history

    Luther College prepares to commemorate the 500th anniversary of the Reformation

    How do we find meaning and significance relevant to our times within the historic account of the Reformation? Luther College Associate Professor of History Robert Christman answers that in his first Ideas and Creations blog post of 2016.

  • Tabita Green, Luther College director of web content

    Mental health: It's a social issue

    Allow kids to move, spend time in nature, explore, discover, create... sound Utopic? Tabita Green helps us imagine a society designed to optimize mental health, and then shows us how to make it a reality.

  • Segovia Cathedral

    J-term blog: Vamos a Segovia and Ávila!

    Learning about La Catedral de nuestra señora de la asunción y de san frutos (or simply the Segovia Cathedral, which is much less of a mouthful) and more in this J-term group's last few days abroad.

  • Gould, David T

    An open letter to Luther

    David L. Gould, upcoming speaker for Luther's Spring Convocation, writes a letter to Luther detailing the pact he made with the college when he dropped his daughter Abbie off six (plus) years ago.

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