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Kolek awarded Karen Julesberg Scholarship

Luther College sophomore Kalinda Kolek has received the Karen Julesberg Scholarship for the 2015-16 academic year. The $1,000 scholarship, created by Karen Julesberg of Madison, Wisconsin, Luther class of 1960, benefits Luther students involved in Student Support Services, a federal TRIO program sponsored by Luther since 1973.

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Luther's Holm and Kovacovich named Peace Scholars

Luther College juniors Emily Holm and Katie Kovacovich have been selected as Peace Scholars for the 2015-16 academic year. The pair will spend seven weeks this summer studying peace and conflict resolution in Lillehammer and Oslo, Norway.

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Luther football continues educational experience in Norway

The Luther College football team has been in training this spring, running sprints, perfecting tackles, learning new plays… and reading history, studying culture and learning bits of a new language in order to travel to Norway and Denmark May 26-June 3 for an educational and athletic experience.

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Local advocate receives national award

America Walks, a national advocacy organization that promotes walking and walkable communities, announced today that Ann Mansfield, R.N., M.S.N. and project coordinator for NE Iowa Food & Fitness Initiative, has been awarded a Walking College Fellowship.

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Luther College seeks Friendship Families

The International Student Friendship Family Program is seeking individuals and families in the Decorah community to help Luther College's incoming international students adjust to life at Luther College and in the United States.

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Nordic Choir and Symphony Orchestra perform May 23

The Luther College Nordic Choir and Symphony Orchestra will perform together in the Saturday Music Showcase at 1:30 p.m., Saturday, May 23, in the Main Hall of the Center for Faith and Life on the Luther campus. The performance is open to the public with no charge for admission.

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Luther College ultimate teams spin-off from conference wins

The quintessential sport of college students across the United States, hardly a fair-weathered day goes by on any campus without Frisbees flying through the air. However, as a few select Luther College students have shown, they are willing to go above and beyond what is a casual game for many others. The three teams of the Luther Ultimate Flying Disc Association competed at ultimate conference playoffs April 11-12 in Ames, Iowa. The men's teams, Pound and Lufda, advanced to regionals and competed April 25-26 in Oshkosh, Wisconsin. The women's team, Freya, advanced to nationals for the first time in the team's history. They will compete May 16-17 in Rockford, Illinois.

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Luther College presents third annual student leadership awards

Luther College's Launching Luther Leaders program announced the recipients of the third annual Student Leadership Awards to individuals and groups for their contribution to the college's mission of service at their banquet held Sunday, May 3, on the Luther campus. Award recipients include Student Senate's Happiness Week for Outstanding Event or Activity; Luther College Dance Marathon for Outstanding Service Project; Maia Pugh was named Outstanding Student Leader and the Luther College Pep Band was awarded Outstanding Organization Award.

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Concert Band and Jazz Orchestra perform May 22

The Luther College Concert Band and Jazz Orchestra will perform together for a Music Showcase, part of Luther's Commencement weekend events, at 7:30 p.m. Friday, May 22, in the Main Hall of the Center for Faith and Life. The performance is open to the public with no charge for admission.

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