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Luther football continues educational experience in Norway

The Luther College football team has been in training this spring, running sprints, perfecting tackles, learning new plays… and reading history, studying culture and learning bits of a new language in order to travel to Norway and Denmark May 26-June 3 for an educational and athletic experience.

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Local advocate receives national award

America Walks, a national advocacy organization that promotes walking and walkable communities, announced today that Ann Mansfield, R.N., M.S.N. and project coordinator for NE Iowa Food & Fitness Initiative, has been awarded a Walking College Fellowship.

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Luther College seeks Friendship Families

The International Student Friendship Family Program is seeking individuals and families in the Decorah community to help Luther College's incoming international students adjust to life at Luther College and in the United States.

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Nordic Choir and Symphony Orchestra perform May 23

The Luther College Nordic Choir and Symphony Orchestra will perform together in the Saturday Music Showcase at 1:30 p.m., Saturday, May 23, in the Main Hall of the Center for Faith and Life on the Luther campus. The performance is open to the public with no charge for admission.

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Luther College ultimate teams spin-off from conference wins

The quintessential sport of college students across the United States, hardly a fair-weathered day goes by on any campus without Frisbees flying through the air. However, as a few select Luther College students have shown, they are willing to go above and beyond what is a casual game for many others. The three teams of the Luther Ultimate Flying Disc Association competed at ultimate conference playoffs April 11-12 in Ames, Iowa. The men's teams, Pound and Lufda, advanced to regionals and competed April 25-26 in Oshkosh, Wisconsin. The women's team, Freya, advanced to nationals for the first time in the team's history. They will compete May 16-17 in Rockford, Illinois.

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Luther College presents third annual student leadership awards

Luther College's Launching Luther Leaders program announced the recipients of the third annual Student Leadership Awards to individuals and groups for their contribution to the college's mission of service at their banquet held Sunday, May 3, on the Luther campus. Award recipients include Student Senate's Happiness Week for Outstanding Event or Activity; Luther College Dance Marathon for Outstanding Service Project; Maia Pugh was named Outstanding Student Leader and the Luther College Pep Band was awarded Outstanding Organization Award.

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Concert Band and Jazz Orchestra perform May 22

The Luther College Concert Band and Jazz Orchestra will perform together for a Music Showcase, part of Luther's Commencement weekend events, at 7:30 p.m. Friday, May 22, in the Main Hall of the Center for Faith and Life. The performance is open to the public with no charge for admission.

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Luther offers Research and Honors Visit Event

Luther College will host a Research and Honors Visit Event for prospective students Friday, May 8, giving visitors the opportunity to see and celebrate the vibrant intellectual life at Luther. Visitors will participate in portions of the college's Student Research Symposium to see examples of the scholarship, research and creativity of students from a variety of disciplines. Parents are welcome to attend as well.

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Luther Spring Opera presents 'The Magic Flute'

Imagine a fantastical realm ruled by an evil queen, populated by bird people and mystical animals, with a prince attempting to rescue a princess as the Luther College Music Department presents Mozart's "The Magic Flute" at 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday, May 8-9, in the Main Hall of the Center for Faith and Life on the Luther campus.

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Luther College to celebrate Commencement May 24

Luther College will celebrate Commencement at 10 a.m. Sunday, May 24, in Carlson Stadium when President Paula Carlson will confer the Bachelor of Arts degree on Luther's class of 2015. Mike Danforth, a 1995 graduate of Luther and executive producer of National Public Radio's "Wait Wait… Don't Tell Me!" will give the commencement speech.

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'Pursuing a Meaningful Life: Human Rights and Education in Nepal'

Dorje Gurung will present the guest lecture "Pursuing a Meaningful Life: Human Rights and Education in Nepal" at 7 p.m. Thursday, May 7, in Valders Hall of Science Room 206 on the Luther College campus. An informal discussion will occur at 12:45 p.m. May 7, in Valders Room 262. The lecture and discussion are open to the public with no charge for admission.

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