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Garden at Aase Haugen Homes

Student, professor team to start gardening program at elder care center

Aug. 24, 2010

Gardening has healing powers. Residents of a Decorah care center experienced those healing powers when they participated in a 12-week gardening project designed and conducted this summer by Stephanie Travers, Luther College assistant professor of psychology, and her summer research student, Mitchell Demers, a senior psychology and health major from Rice Lake, Wis.

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Deborah Norland

Luther faculty members awarded Faculty Career Enhancement (FaCE) grants

Aug. 24, 2010

Luther College faculty members Deborah Norland, professor of education; John Moeller, professor of political science and director of the Center for Ethics and Public Life; and Robert Shedinger, associate professor of religion, have been awarded Associated Colleges of the Midwest's Faculty Career Enhancement (FaCE) grants for collaborative research.

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Rachel Vagts

Luther, Vesterheim receive NHPRC grant for archives project

July 19, 2010

Luther College, in partnership with Vesterheim Norwegian-American Museum, has received a grant of $119,898 from the National Historical Publication and Records Commission (NHPRC) for a project designed to survey and make accessible significant Norwegian-American records housed at the two institutions.

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Susan Sorlien

Alumna Susan Sorlien ’73 named to Luther board of regents

July 19, 2010

Luther College President Richard Torgerson has announced the appointment of Susan K. Sorlien of Bonita Springs, Fla., to the Luther Board of Regents. Sorlien, a retired executive of Sears, Roebuck and Co., will join the college's governing board at its October meeting.

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Diane Thormodsgard

Alumna Diane (Baum) Thormodsgard ’72 named to Luther board of regents

July 19, 2010

Luther College President Richard Torgerson has announced the appointment of Diane L. (Baum) Thormodsgard of Plymouth, Minn., to the Luther Board of Regents. Thormodsgard, retired vice chairman of Wealth Management and Securities Services for U.S. Bank, will join the college's governing board at its October meeting.

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Enwei Xie

Alumnus Enwei Xie ’94 named to Luther board of regents

July 19, 2010

Luther College President Richard Torgerson has announced the appointment of Enwei Xie of Beijing, China, to the Luther Board of Regents. Xie, an information technology leader in cloud computing systems, applications and software, is the chief cloud computing strategist and a general manager with Microsoft China's Greater China Region operations.

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