Klammer asks us to remember the reason for the season and to cherish "that lovely human hope that religious conviction will not and cannot divide us, no matter how much hatred and violence is generated by those from any faith group who claim ownership of 'the will of God.'"
Stand up, take a walk. Turn off the noise. In this seemingly stressful time, Professor Weldon encourages us to put our devices down and get out of the feedback loop. Even if only for a little while.
You know you work in a great place when a colleague (here Professor Martin Klammer) can bring you to tears in just a few paragraphs, expressing what you already know... Luther students are exceptional. Thanks Martin.
When professor Amy Weldon's class asks, "What can I do?" She says, build "a self with a bigger, wider, more resilient, flexible, and generous capacity for reflection, thought and action." Read on for more on why it's important to do just that.
Professor Weldon examines the controversy in the recent release of "Go Set a Watchman" by Harper Lee, and in turn asks us to "reexamine what we thought we knew."
Professor Weldon cheers on and challenges our recent graduates to a life of expansive adventure and continuous learning, referencing our mention in Frank Bruni's new book "Where You Go Is Not Who You'll Be."
Six of Luther's English majors—Jordan Blank, Katie Hale, Laura Hayes, Sam Milligan, Sarah Rickertsen, and Margaret Yapp—recently attended the Sigma Tau Delta convention in Albuquerque, New Mexico.
Professor Weldon discusses her trip with honors students to the Sigma Tau Delta conference, and how we have words to help us see and love our world more clearly.
Acclaimed author Charles D'Ambrosio visited Luther on March 25 to read from his new book, Loitering, a collection of nonfiction essays.