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Ideas & Creations Blog

  • 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. 

  • Brad Miller

    Fending Off “Day 2” at Luther College

    Professor Brad Miller evaluates Amazon CEO Jeff Bezo's policy of treating every day as "Day 1," and translates his ideas into the context of Luther College.

  • Thomas Johnson, Communication Studies

    Celebrating sexual and gender diversity

    Thomas C. Johnson, Luther assistant professor of communication studies, reflects on teaching film through a feminist lens and the International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia and Biphobia.

  • LT

    Learning Globally

    Loren Toussaint, Luther professor of psychology and associate director of the Sierra Leone Forgiveness Project, reflects on his "study abroad" experience in the historic town of Coburg, Germany and how global learning can benefit us in more ways than one.

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