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Ideas & Creations Blog

  • Rebecka Green, Luther College class of 2019

    Faith in Action

    Author Rebecka Green, Luther junior, reflects on her experiences in a summer internship and what it's taught her about faith and the goodness in others.

  • Andrew Hageman (left) and B.J. Nichols (right) 40 years ago this July.

    A Short Interview with B.J. Nichols

    Professor Andy Hageman conducts a lightning interview with Luther alumnus B.J. Nichols, class of 1997. Hageman, left, and Nichols, right, are pictured together on a carnival ride exactly 40 years ago this July.

  • Russ Schouweiler

    Professional Development: What a one-year-old can teach you about your job

    Coach Schouweiler takes baby steps toward project management, literally. He shares with us lessons he's learned in his first year of parenting.

  • Miriam Sellers

    Ayni: To Help One Another

    Miriam Sellers, Luther class of 2017, reflects on her recent experiences with the NGO Heifer International, and her discovery of a guinea pig farm in Cusco, Peru. 

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