Molly Wilker, Luther College assistant professor of chemistry

Wilker discovers way to revolutionize renewable energy

On April 22, Molly Wilker, Luther assistant professor of chemistry, published a paper in the journal Science that could revolutionize renewable energy. Wilker, working last year with a team of researchers at the University of Colorado Boulder in conjunction with the Department of Energy's National Renewable Energy Laboratory, Utah State University and Montana State University, discovered a way to convert nitrogen to ammonia—the main ingredient in chemical fertilizer—using sunlight.

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Bluestem teaser

Bluestem Institute presentation April 29 at Luther College

Directors and performers of Luther College's "Body of Water" project are thrilled to welcome their collaborators, the Bluestem Institute, to Decorah on Friday, April 29. The Bluestem Institute is a unique educational program at Ames High School where students perform a year-long service-learning project while receiving credits in English, environmental science, government and sociology.

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Senior Art Exhibit teaser

Luther College art majors present exhibit May 5-22

Representing the culmination of 17 dedicated students' art journeys, Luther College senior art majors present a gallery exhibit of their collective works May 5-22 in the Kristen Wigley-Fleming Fine Arts Gallery and the Gregerson Gallery in the Center for the Arts on the Luther campus.

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Luther SMA scholarship recipients 2016 teaser

Luther College announces Steven Mark Anderson Scholarship winners

Five Luther College students have each received a $1,000 Steven Mark Anderson Scholarship for the 2016-17 academic year. Recipients, announced during the Luther College TRIO Celebration Banquet on April 6, include Jack Benson, Filiberto Lopez-Garcia, Nana Quainoo, Emily Schroeder and Andrew Whalen.

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'Paper Tigers' teaser

'Paper Tigers'

An inspiring story of struggle, change and success, ''Paper Tigers'' follows the lives of six ''troubled'' teenagers and the adults who helped them change the course of their lives.

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