Ryan Torkelson

Luther's Torkelson receives Uwe J. Rudolf Endowed Faculty Fellowship

Luther College awarded Ryan Torkelson, assistant professor of accounting, the Uwe J. Rudolf Endowed Faculty Fellowship for the 2018-19 academic year. This endowment honors Professor Uwe J. Rudolf for his dedication to Luther College, its students, the liberal arts and the Department of Economics, Accounting and Management at Luther.

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Maggie Breitenstein

Luther College sophomore Breitenstein named to BACCHUS Initiatives Student Advisory Committee

Luther College sophomore Maggie Breitenstein has been named to the 2018-19 BACCHUS Initiatives Student Advisory Committee as a Student Advisory Committee Representative for Region IV-E, representing Ohio, Michigan, Iowa, Illinois, Wisconsin, Minnesota, Indiana and Ontario. This committee is a part of NASPA, Student Affairs Administrators in Higher Education. The BACCHUS Initiative of NASPA supports collegiate peer educators and advisors by empowering students and student affairs administrators to create healthy and safe campus environments.

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Maxwell Eness

Luther sophomore Eness receives the Kuh Family 'Positively Luther' Award

Luther sophomore Maxwell Eness has received the Kuh Family "Positively Luther" Award for his contributions to the student experience at Luther College. Eness, son of Daniel and Betsy Eness of Ames, Iowa, is a 2016 graduate of Ames High School. He plans to graduate from Luther in 2020 with majors in philosophy and environmental studies.

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Luther junior Irankunda receives Krahn Family Student Life Service Award

Luther junior Janet Irankunda has received the Krahn Family Student Life Service Award for her extensive contributions to student life at Luther through her service to the community. Irankunda, daughter of Clarise Kabasinga and Callixte Habimana of Coon Rapids, Minnesota, is a 2015 graduate of Coon Rapids High School. She plans to graduate from Luther in 2019 with a major in music and a minor in K-12 music education.

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Commencement 2016

Luther College to celebrate Commencement May 27

Luther College will celebrate Commencement at 10 a.m. Sunday, May 27, in Carlson Stadium when President Paula Carlson will confer the Bachelor of Arts degree on Luther's class of 2018. BJ Nichols, Luther alumnus and partner at Ernst & Young, will give the commencement address.

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Luther seniors Isaiah Cammon and Natalie Rumer​ during opera rehearsal

Luther College Music Department presents Mozart opera

Performing a comedy of errors that touches on the themes of infidelity and betrayal, the Luther College Music Department will present Mozart's opera "Così fan tutte" at 7:30 p.m. Friday, May 11, and Saturday, May 12, in the Main of Hall of Luther's Center for Faith and Life.

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Dan Davis

Luther College professor Dan Davis to lead five students on international archaeological excavations

This May and June, Luther College professor Dan Davis will take two different groups of Luther students on excavations: Robert Muller, Anna Luber and Zachary Ziarnik, will accompany Davis to Caesarea, Israel, where they will help launch a new, multi-year excavation, and Collin Carpenter and Alex Aakre will help Davis with artifact processing in Southern Greece. Davis is a classical archaeologist who focuses on both ancient shipwrecks and harbor sites in the Mediterranean and Black Sea regions.

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