Luther College presents Family Weekend concert Sept. 21

Luther's music department will present an evening of choral and instrumental music at 7 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 21, as part of Family Weekend activities. Seven ensembles will perform, including Aurora, Cantorei, Cathedral Choir, Collegiate Chorale, Norsemen, Wind and Percussion Ensemble and Varsity Band.

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John Ikerd, professor emeritus of agricultural economics at the University of Missouri Columbia

‘For Those Who Eat Food: Your Perishable Future’

John Ikerd, professor emeritus of agricultural economics at the University of Missouri Columbia, will give a guest lecture about the so-called success of the American food system at 7 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 22, in Room 206 of Valders Hall of Science on the Luther campus.

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Dan Davis

Luther's Professor Davis completes third deep-sea excursion in three years

Dan Davis, Luther College assistant professor of classics, recently returned from his third deep-sea excursion in as many years. Most deep-water surveys incur massive costs to the tune of $50,000 per day. After sailing with National Geographic for two months during the summer of 2012, Davis set out to demonstrate that the same kinds of data can be collected for a fraction of that cost, while still involving students and serving as a teaching endeavor.

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"Peaceful Lilies" will be on display through Oct. 13.

Previous Distinguished Alumni Award recipient art on display

An art exhibit featuring Luther alumna Phyllis Yes is on display through Oct. 13, in the Kristin Wigley-Fleming Gallery in the Center for the Arts on the Luther College campus. The exhibit, titled "God's Flowers," features six large acrylic paintings on canvas of colorful flower bouquets in a variety of clear glass vases.

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