Luther TRIO

Luther College awarded $1.5 million federal TRIO grant

Luther College has been awarded a five-year federal grant for its' TRIO Achievement Program. TRIO provides participating students with holistic, individualized support and comprehensive programming that promotes their academic success, personal development and sense of community.

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Paula Carlson

President Carlson's 2015 State of the College address

President Paula Carlson gave her State of the College address to the Luther community Thursday, Aug. 27, in the Center for Faith and Life Main Hall. Read on as she welcomes new members of the community and discusses enrollment, hiring, student outcomes, outreach and gifts, the year ahead, community, academic excellence and innovation, campus, and stewardship and sustainability.

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Anna Peterson teaser

'Narrating change'

In the opening lecture of the 2015-16 Paideia Texts and Issues series, Anna Peterson, Luther College assistant professor of history, will discuss letters that reveal how Norwegian women in the 1920s thought about their bodies and their lives.

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Michael Chesher teaser

Luther's Michael Chesher to perform clarinet recital

Michael Chesher, Luther College associate professor of music, and special guest clarinetist Tod Kerstetter from Kansas State University will collaborate with Luther faculty Jessica Paul, piano, and Lynne Postudensek Hart, clarinet, on a recital at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 12, in Luther's Noble Recital Hall of the Jenson-Noble Hall of Music. The program, consisting of varied works for one, two or three clarinets, bass clarinet and basset horn, is open to the public with no charge for admission.

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Luther College SAC Spotlight presents Hembree Sept. 5

Perhaps the most accurate way to describe Hembree's sound is a 1980s pop band that decided to start an Americana rock band, but they forgot to tell the keyboard player. With this unique sound, Hembree will take the stage at 7:30 p.m., Saturday, Sept. 5, at Marty's in the Dahl Centennial Union on the Luther College campus.

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Wig-Wam Hotel, part of Bleicher's art exhibit "Route 66"

'Route 66' by Bleicher to be displayed at Luther College

With much of American life revolving around roads and mobility, Steven Bleicher, professor, author and mixed media artist, celebrates the American zeal for collecting mementos to remember travels in his exhibit "Route 66" on display Sept. 2 to Oct. 9, in Luther College's Center for Faith and Life.

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Cristina Henríquez

'Finding Ourselves in Stories': Author Cristina Henríquez to give Luther College Opening Convocation Lecture

Cristina Henríquez will speak about the concept of identity and address common narratives about immigration as she gives the Luther College Opening Convocation Lecture "Finding Ourselves in Stories," Thursday, Sept. 3. Convocation begins at 9:40 a.m. in the Center for Faith and Life Main Hall on the Luther campus and is open to the public with no charge for admission.

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