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Luther College senior Meyers completed summer research on gender transformation using oral history

"It is always exciting to hear your own family's stories told and preserve them, even the difficult ones that we do not typically discuss," said Ashley Meyers, Luther College senior from Brooklyn Park, Minnesota. As part of a Luther research opportunity over the course of summer 2015, Meyers collected and transcribed an oral history from two of her grandmothers to preserve one couple's story of gender transition and, in doing so, add to the fields of transgender and family history.

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'Play, Passion, and Purpose: A New Arc for Education' University of Iowa's David Gould to give Spring Convocation lecture Feb. 4

Encouraging students to use higher education as a means to discover their life's meaning and purpose, David L. Gould, the University of Iowa's first Obermann Center Public Scholar, will give the Spring Convocation lecture "Play, Passion, and Purpose: A New Arc for Education" at 9:40 a.m. Thursday, Feb. 4, in the Center for Faith and Life on the Luther campus.

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'Impermanence: The Time of Man'

"Impermanence: The Time of Man," a four-channel video installation created by filmmakers and visual artists David Hodge and Hi-Jin Kang Hodge, is on display through Jan. 22 in the Kristin Wigley-Fleming Fine Arts Gallery in the Center for the Arts on the Luther campus.

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'Visions of a Wandering Naturalist'

A reflection of Ladislav Hanka's intense interest in the natural world, especially that of birds and bees, will be on display in a print and mixed-media exhibit titled, "Visions of a Wandering Naturalist" in Preus Library Jan. 20-March 15 on the Luther campus.

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'First in the Nation' exhibit on display through Jan. 15

Luther College is hosting the "First in the Nation: Shaping Presidential Politics Since 1972" display on the main floor of Preus Library. This traveling exhibit, on loan from the State Historical Society of Iowa, includes video clips, images and artifacts from past caucuses.

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