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Aimee Viniard-Weideman, Luther College vice president for communications and marketing

Luther College names new vice president for communications and marketing

Luther College President Paula J. Carlson has announced the appointment of Aimee Viniard-Weideman as vice president for communications and marketing at Luther. She will begin her new duties Sept. 5. "Ms. Viniard-Weideman has a passion for Luther's values and mission, and she has experience and expertise to lead innovation and strategic change in order to share the Luther story in new, creative, and compelling ways," said President Carlson.

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Kathleen Woods

Luther senior Woods selected to plan chemistry outreach program

With a greater focus on science, technology, engineering and mathematics in schools, more children are being encouraged to look at pursuing a career in these fields. Kathleen Woods, Luther College senior of Savanna, Illinois, helped develop and implement the Adventures with Chemistry middle school camp for her summer research project at the college.

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Andrew Murray

Luther senior Murray selected to research electric guitar compositions

The electric guitar is rarely heard in chamber ensembles, but new-age composers are working to expand the instrument's role within the Western classical tradition. This summer, Andrew Murray, Luther College senior of North Mankato, Minnesota, is researching different styles and unique arrangements in compositions for the electric guitar.

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Hakam El Mitshu

Luther senior El Mitshu selected to research foreign exchange strategy

The foreign exchange market is the largest financial market in the world, transferring billions of dollars' worth of foreign currencies between countries. Hakam Abdul El Mitshu, Luther College senior of Tripoli, Libya, is researching and building opening and closing strategies for foreign exchange traders for his summer research project at the college.

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Luther College reduces move out waste by 40 percent

Move out week at Luther College has historically been the week in which Luther sends the most waste to the landfill of any week throughout the year. Students worked more than 400 hours over the course of nine days to assist with move out waste diversion by educating their peers about recycling and donation processes.

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