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Kent Finanger

Luther accepts $1 million gift for Kent Finanger Endowed Chair

A Luther College alumna who was a member of the first women's cross country team and her husband have provided a gift of $1 million to establish the Kent Finanger Endowed Chair for Women's Cross Country and Track and Field. The alumna shared the reason surrounding the couple's decision to create the Finanger Chair, "As a student and runner, I thrived under Coach Kent's leadership. The immense respect I have for him and his nurturing abilities have unequivocally impacted my life."

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Regina Mustafa

Interfaith activist Regina Mustafa to speak on Luther campus

Deepening the interfaith dialogue on Luther's campus, Regina Mustafa, an interfaith activist from Minnesota, will speak at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 1, in the Recital Hall of the Center for Faith and Life on the Luther campus.  Mustafa will describe her recent experience running for Congress and her work bridging the gap between religions, specifically addressing the challenges of Muslim women in interfaith activism.

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Luther College presents 'The Remarkable Farkle McBride'

Children of all ages are invited to the Luther College Future Music Educators Association's production of "The Remarkable Farkle McBride," at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 4, in the Jenson-Noble Hall of Music Orchestra Room on the Luther College campus.

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Christopher Hutton

'Reflecting BACH'

Violoncellist Christopher Hutton will give a guest recital at 9 p.m. Monday, Oct. 30, in the Noble Recital Hall of Jenson-Noble Hall of Music on the Luther College campus.

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Community members enjoying the 2016 Luther College Haunted Lab.

Luther College hosts Haunted Lab Oct. 27-28

The Luther College Physics and Chemistry Departments invite community members to experience hands-on activities, optical illusions, laser displays and much more! Enjoy the mystifying side of science during the Haunted Lab from 7-9 p.m. Friday, Oct. 27, and 3-5 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 28.

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'The Myth of Middle Class Stagnation'

It's been widely reported that ordinary Americans' living standards peaked in the mid-1970s and have since remained stagnant. While there is data to support this claim, some say the data is flawed.

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Reformation

Luther College Reformation Commemoration Concert is Oct. 31

As a part of the 500th anniversary of the Reformation, the Luther College Music Department will present a Reformation Commemoration Concert at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 31, in the Center for Faith and Life Main Hall on the Luther campus. It will feature a new multi-movement choral work with contributions from four Luther alumni and four current Luther students, as well as a newly-commissioned band piece.

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Shanefelt and Whitfield

Faculty Artist Series

Andrew Whitfield, associate professor of music, and Nicholas Shaneyfelt, assistant professor of music, will present a faculty recital on Friday, Oct. 27 at 7:30 p.m. in the Noble Recital Hall of the Jenson-Noble Hall of Music on the Luther campus. The performance is open to the public with no charge for admission.

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