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  • Featured performers on MTV's America's Best Dance Crew, Breaksk8 comes to Luther College Sept. 6

    Luther College Student Activities Council presents Breaksk8 Sept. 7

    September 5, 2013

    Featured performers in MTV's "America's Best Dance Crew" Breaksk8 will take over the Center for Faith and Life stage at 8 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 7. The show by the high-energy breakdance crew is sponsored by Luther's Student Activities Council Spotlight and Diversity Committees.  Read more...

  • Kent Stock, teacher, coach, principal, speaker

    ‘How Do You Want To Be Remembered’

    September 5, 2013

    Kent Stock, teacher, coach, principal, banker and powerful speaker, will present a SAC Leadership lecture at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 18, in Room 206 of Valders Hall of Science on the Luther College campus.  Read more...

  • Andrew Whitfield, associate professor of music

    Faculty Artist Series: Luther's Andrew Whitfield to perform voice recital Sept. 12

    September 5, 2013

    Audiences will have an opportunity to experience poetry in a unique way when it mixes with music during the baritone voice recital by Andrew Whitfield, Luther College associate professor of music, at 7 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 12.  Read more...

  • Thrity Umrigar, best selling author of "The Space Between Us"

    'If Today Be Sweet'

    September 5, 2013

    Thrity Umrigar, best-selling author of “The Space Between Us,” will present Luther College’s 2013 Opening Convocation Lecture “If Today Be Sweet,” Thursday, Sept. 5.  Read more...

  • David Tiede

    David Tiede gives State of the College Address

    August 29, 2013

    Luther College President David L. Tiede focused on challenges facing higher education and the college's strengths in meeting those challenges during his state of the college address Aug. 29. Tiede, Luther's interim president during its search for the college's 10th president, began his term July 1.  Read more...

  • "Christmas at Luther" 2012 broadcast nominated for Emmy® Award

    Christmas at Luther: Tidings of Comfort and Joy 2012 broadcast nominated for 2013 Upper Midwest Regional Emmy® Award

    August 23, 2013

    The 2012 broadcast of Christmas at Luther: Tidings of Comfort and Joy has been nominated for a 2013 Upper Midwest Regional Emmy® Award in the category of “Special Event Coverage.” The nominations were posted on the regional Emmy® website Aug. 23.  Read more...

  • Decorah named one of the "Prettiest Towns in America"

    Decorah named to Forbes 'Prettiest Towns' list

    August 20, 2013

    Decorah was named to the Forbes "America's Prettiest Towns" list, detailing Nordic Fest and the variety of outdoor activities available in our little corner of the world. Kyle Munson, a blogger for the Des Moines Register, did us one better-mentioning Decorah being named to the list in a blog post today.  Read more...

  • Curtis Reiso

    Luther College alumnus given Pioneer Memorial Award

    August 12, 2013

    Curtis Reiso, Luther College class of 1954, was given the Pioneer Memorial Award at the Heritage Club Dinner in Decorah this spring. The Pioneer Memorial Award was established in 1988 to honor individuals who characterize the spirit of Heritage Club and whose generous support serves as an inspiration to others. It is for his visionary commitment and steadfast support to Luther that the college presented the 2013 Pioneer Memorial Award to Reiso.  Read more...

  • Luther professors attended conference in Italy

    Luther College professors attend ACM-SAIL seminar in Italy

    August 9, 2013

    Three Luther College professors explored the links among Earth, the environment and culture during a seminar in Italy this summer. Anita Carrasco, Beth Lynch and Matt Simpson participated in the Associated Colleges of the Midwest-Mellon Seminar for Advanced Interdisciplinary Learning.  Read more...

  • The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks

    Paideia text in the news-Decision made on Lacks' cells

    August 8, 2013

    Those who read last year's Paideia text at Luther, "The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks" by Rebecca Skloot may be interested in this report from Reuters news service: "The National Institutes of Health announced on Wednesday that it had reached an agreement with the family of the late Henrietta Lacks, the African-American woman whose cancer cells scientists took without her permission 62 years ago and used to create an endlessly replicating cell line now used in countless labs worldwide."  Read more...

  • Monticello College Foundation

    Monticello College Foundation awards Luther College $6,900 grant

    August 8, 2013

    Luther College was granted $6,900 from the Monticello College Foundation to fund an additional student researcher seeking to understand how pollutants interact with a supramolecular host system—cyclodextrins (sugar buckets) or micelles.  Read more...

  • Luther announces 2013 graduates

    August 7, 2013

    Luther College held commencement ceremonies for the Class of 2013 Sunday, May 19 at 10 a.m. in Luther College's Regents Center Main Gym. A national liberal arts college with an enrollment of 2,500, Luther offers an academic curriculum that leads to the bachelor of arts degree in 60 majors and pre-professional programs.  Read more...