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  • David Vasquez, campus pastor

    Vasquez participates in Lutheran Immigration Leadership Summit

    April 4, 2014

    David Vasquez, Luther College campus pastor, met with lawmakers in Washington, D.C., on April 1 to express the support of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America for fair and compassionate immigration reform. Vasquez said that, as a person of faith, he recognizes that he is called to welcome the sojourner and walk alongside migrants and refugees as they rebuild their lives in the United States. This is the message he took to Capitol Hill for the Lutheran Immigration Leadership Summit, hosted April 1-2 by the Lutheran Immigration and Refugee Service.  Read more...

  • Wind and Percussion Ensemble

    Luther College Varsity Band and Wind and Percussion Ensemble concert

    April 4, 2014

    The Luther College Varsity Band and the Wind and Percussion Ensemble will perform a concert at 7 p.m. Wednesday, April 16, in the Main Hall of the Center for Faith and Life on the Luther Campus.  Read more...

  • Jazz Orchestra

    Luther College Jazz Orchestra to perform April 15 in Decorah, Iowa

    April 4, 2014

    The Luther College Jazz Orchestra, under the direction of Juan Tony Guzmán, will perform at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, April 15, at Center for Faith and Life on the Luther College campus, Decorah, Iowa. The performance will be streamed live online at  Read more...

  • Patrick Hicks

    Luther to host reading by Patrick Hicks

    April 3, 2014

    Luther College will host a reading by Patrick Hicks, author of the new novel "The Commandant of Lubizec," at 7 p.m. Thursday, April 10, in Room 102 of the Franklin W. Olin Building.  Read more...

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    Sexual Assault Awareness Month at Luther College

    April 3, 2014

    According to the U.S. Department of Justice, one in four women and one in six men will be sexually assaulted in their lifetime. Luther College invites the Decorah community to join in participating throughout the month of April in Sexual Assault Awareness Month, an event that raises public awareness of sexual violence and educates communities on its prevention.  Read more...

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    Luther students go big in mock trial

    April 3, 2014

    The Luther College Mock Trial team qualified for the Opening Round Nationals March 14-16 in Waukegan, Ill. To advance to national competition, teams must place in the top eight out of 24 in their regional contest.  Read more...

  • Peep Diorama 2013

    Luther Book Shop to host seventh annual Peep Diorama contest

    April 1, 2014

    Luther College Book Shop will host its seventh annual PeepDiorama Contest in April, displaying dioramas made with Peeps® brand marshmallow candies and awarding prizes to the dioramas that receive the most votes.  Read more...

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    Luther College to host the Dorian Invitational Choral Festival

    March 31, 2014

    Luther College will host the Dorian Invitational Choral Festival April 9. Four high school choirs from the Upper Midwest were invited to come to the Luther campus to create one massed choir and work with Luther choral directors throughout the day.  Read more...

  • Sean Burke

    Luther College Paideia Texts & Issues Lecture: Sean Burke

    March 27, 2014

    Sean Burke, Luther College associate professor of religion, will present the Paideia Text and Issues lecture, "Engaging the Ancient 'Other': Identity and Alterity" at 7 p.m. Tuesday, April 8, in the Center for Faith and Life Recital Hall on the Luther campus.  Read more...

  • Anne Rasmussen

    Anne Rasmussen to present lecture at Luther College

    March 27, 2014

    From the end of former President of Indonesia Haji Muhammad Suharto's "New Order" through the era of "Reformation," ethnographic research has allowed the powerful role of music in Indonesian religious nationalism to come to light. Author and professor of ethnomusicology Anne Rasmussen will present a Sihler Lecture on women, music and Qur'anic recitation in Indonesia at 4:30 p.m. Friday, April 11, in Room 102 of the F.W. Olin Building on the Luther campus.  Read more...

  • 'Japanese Overlay' by Mary Zeran

    'All Things Beautiful'

    March 27, 2014

    An art exhibit featuring abstract acrylic paintings by Iowa artist Mary Zeran will be on display April 1-May 25 in Luther College's Center for Faith and Life Gallery, on the upper level of the building. The 17 abstract collages displayed in the exhibit "All Things Beautiful" feature cheerful colors and undulating brushstrokes on a variety of surfaces.  Read more...

  • Gerhard Marcks

    Marcks works presented at Luther College

    March 27, 2014

    Over the course of World War II, thousands of valuable artworks were lost, either through willful destruction or as collateral damage. Many works were lost even through the oppression of artists. An exhibit titled "Gerhard Marcks: Woodcuts from the Fine Arts Collection," featuring works created by Gerhard Marcks, an artist living in Germany at the time of the Nazi regime, will be on display April 7-May 25 in Preus Library on the Luther College campus.  Read more...