Academics News

Kate Gerike

Luther students selected for Lucille Stansberry Rosholt recital

Luther College will host the Lucille Stransberry Rosholt Distinction in Accompanying and Collaborative Keyboard Performance Scholarship recital at 4 p.m. Sunday, May 10, in the Noble Recital Hall in Jenson-Noble Hall of Music on the Luther campus.

The recital will be followed by an award ceremony and reception. The program and reception are open to the public with no charge for admission.

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Luther composition students 2015 teaser

Luther students to present original pieces May 11

Luther College will host an evening of new music composed by members of Luther's composition studio. Out of the 15 student composers in this year's composition studio, five students have been selected to present their pieces at 9 p.m. Monday, May 11, in the Noble Recital Hall of the Jenson-Noble Music Hall.

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Chuck Stark

Center for Sustainable Communities hosts Luther alumnus Chuck Stark

After backpacking, rock-climbing, and kayaking his way around the U.S. and Costa Rica, Chuck Stark, Luther College class of 2006, will present, "Exploring the World and Finding our Place" at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, May 6, in the Valders Hall of Science Room 206 on the Luther campus. The lecture is open to the public with no charge for admission.

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Michael S. Barry

Luther's psychology department presents Michael S. Barry

The Luther College psychology department presents a guest lecture by the Rev. Dr. Michael S. Barry, "Forgiving yourself and others: Keys to health and happiness," at 7 p.m. Tuesday, April 28, in Luther's Franklin W. Olin Building Room 102. The lecture is open to the public with no charge for admission. In "Forgiving yourself and others," Barry will speak about the connection between a spirit of forgiveness and physical, spiritual, mental and emotional health.

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Sustainability

Luther Environmental Studies Visit Event

Get an early start on college visits while experiencing the rich outdoor environment of Northeast Iowa's Driftless Region at Luther College's Environmental Studies Visit Event on Saturday, May 2, on the Luther campus.

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Victoria Barnett

Victoria Barnett to give lecture on Dietrich Bonhoeffer April 23

Victoria Barnett, staff director at the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum and member of the museum's committee on ethics, religion, and the Holocaust will present a lecture at 6:30 p.m., April 23, in the Franklin W. Olin Building Room 102. The lecture, titled "Dietrich Bonhoeffer: 'Unfinished' Hero," is open to the public with no charge for admission. A reception will follow the lecture.

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Guy Nave teaser

'Studying Religion at a College of the Church'

The Luther College Religion Department will host "Studying Religion at a College of the Church," the final event in the 2014-15 Luther College Religion Forum Series, "Teaching Religion at a College of the Church." The forum will take place at 6 p.m. Thursday, April 30, in Room 102 of the Franklin W. Olin Building on the Luther campus. The event is open to the public with no charge for admission.

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Richard Merritt

Richard Merritt and Scott Hurley present lecture

While the similarities between the prison industrial complex and concentrated animal feeding operations may not be obvious to the casual observer, Richard Merritt, Luther College professor of art, and Scott Hurley, Luther assistant professor of religion, will draw the connection in the Paideia Texts and Issues lecture "Invisible Geographies: Violence and Oppression in the Prison Industrial Complex and Concentrated Animal Feeding Operations" at 7 p.m. Thursday, April 23, in the Center for Faith and Life Recital Hall on the Luther campus.

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