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  • 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...

  • sustainability, green

    Luther to host solar heating workshop March 29

    March 18, 2014

    According to a recent report by the U.S. Energy Information Administration, heating bills for U.S. households using propane, heating oil, natural gas and electricity are expected to rise significantly in relation to last winter.  Read more...

  • Luther College

    Luther College Religion Forum April 3

    March 18, 2014

    Join the Luther College Religion department for the the final Religion Forum of the 2013-14 academic year at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, April 3, in Room 102 of Luther's Franklin W. Olin Building. The forum, to discuss next year's theme "Teaching Religion at a College of the Church," is open to the public with no charge for admission.  Read more...

  • Daniel Baldwin

    Luther College Symphony Orchestra to perform April 1 in Decorah

    March 17, 2014

    Luther College Symphony Orchestra, Luther's largest and oldest orchestral ensemble, will perform at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, April 1, at the Center for Faith and Life Main Hall on the Luther campus in Decorah, Iowa.  Read more...

  • Peace Scholars 2014

    Luther College Jeide and Suos named Peace Scholars

    March 17, 2014

    Luther College sophomore Anna Jeide and junior Imsouchivy "G.V." Suos have been selected as Peace Scholars for the 2014-15 academic year. The pair will spend seven weeks this summer studying peace and conflict resolution in Lillehammer and Oslo, Norway.  Read more...

  • Todd Green

    Luther College's Todd Green to present Religion Forum March 18

    March 17, 2014

    Todd Green, Luther College assistant professor of religion, will address how the post-9/11 era has given rise to the creation and identification of "good Muslims" by Western politicians and journalists in his lecture "Do we really need 'good Muslims?' The dangers of Islamophilia for Islamophobia."  Read more...

  • Os Guinness

    Os Guinness to speak at Luther College

    March 13, 2014

    Author and social critic Os Guinness will deliver two presentations sponsored by the Center for Ethics and Public Life.  Read more...

  • Nordic Choir 2013-14

    Luther College Nordic Choir and alumni perform and present at conference

    March 12, 2014

    Luther College's Nordic Choir will perform and Luther alumni will give presentations at the North Central-American Choral Directors Association Conference held in Des Moines, Iowa, March 19–22.  Read more...

  • Kylie Toomer, Luther College alumni guest lecturer in music

    Faculty Artist Series: Luther's Kylie Toomer to perform voice recital March 30

    March 11, 2014

    Kylie Toomer, Luther College alumni guest lecturer, will perform a soprano recital at 7 p.m. Sunday, March 30, in the Noble Recital Hall of the Jenson-Noble Music Hall on the Luther campus.  Read more...

  • WFF 2013

    Women, Faith and Finance seminar April 4 in Decorah

    March 11, 2014

    Area women of all ages will have an opportunity to learn more about financial management, retirement and estate planning, and charitable giving at the 10th annual Women, Faith and Finance seminar on Friday, April 4.  Read more...