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Ideas & Creations Blog

  • Luther students at the entrance to Halden Prison, Norway.

    Santa Claus lives in prison

    Emily Reasoner, Luther junior studying abroad in Scandinavia this month, explains Halden Prison's groundbreaking model of rehabilitation and asks us to consider that prisoners are people too.

  • David Thompson

    Putting students in the driver's seat

    David Thompson reflects on the similarities between learning and driving - and trusting young people to become independent.

  • Liam Fraser

    Walking through history

    Liam Fraser talks about the first few days in Berlin and Wittenberg - and experiencing a piece of history near and dear to the Luther community.

  • Pedro dos Santos

    Why race in Brazil?

    Professor dos Santos shares why this January Term course and January 14 matters so much to him.

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