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Henrik Williams teaser

'From Odin to Christ- How Runes Speak of Religion'

Henrik Williams, Uppsala University professor of Scandinavian Languages, will present the guest lecture "From Odin to Christ- How Runes Speak of Religion" at 7 p.m. Wednesday, May 6, in the Franklin W. Olin Building Room 102 on the Luther College campus.

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Sustainability

Luther Environmental Studies Visit Event

Get an early start on college visits while experiencing the rich outdoor environment of Northeast Iowa's Driftless Region at Luther College's Environmental Studies Visit Event on Saturday, May 2, on the Luther campus.

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Ruth Caldwell and Warren Zemke

Iowa Conference of the AAUP confers Edward S. Allen Award on Luther's Ruth Caldwell

The Iowa Conference of the American Association of University Professors announced the conferring of two awards for outstanding service at its April 11 meeting. The conference presented Ruth Caldwell, professor of modern language at Luther College, with the 2015 Edward S. Allen Award and Warren Zemke, emeritus professor of chemistry at Wartburg College, with the 2014 Edward S. Allen Award.

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Metamorphoses

Luther presents 'Metamorphoses' by Mary Zimmerman

Luther College's Visual and Performing Art department presents "Metamorphoses" by Mary Zimmerman. The performances will be held in the Jewel Theatre in the Center for the Arts on the Luther campus May 1-2 and 7-9. Due to adult themes and content, only mature audiences are encouraged to attend.

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Victoria Barnett

Victoria Barnett to give lecture on Dietrich Bonhoeffer April 23

Victoria Barnett, staff director at the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum and member of the museum's committee on ethics, religion, and the Holocaust will present a lecture at 6:30 p.m., April 23, in the Franklin W. Olin Building Room 102. The lecture, titled "Dietrich Bonhoeffer: 'Unfinished' Hero," is open to the public with no charge for admission. A reception will follow the lecture.

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Guy Nave teaser

'Studying Religion at a College of the Church'

The Luther College Religion Department will host "Studying Religion at a College of the Church," the final event in the 2014-15 Luther College Religion Forum Series, "Teaching Religion at a College of the Church." The forum will take place at 6 p.m. Thursday, April 30, in Room 102 of the Franklin W. Olin Building on the Luther campus. The event is open to the public with no charge for admission.

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Jazz Orchestra 2015 teaser

Luther College Jazz Orchestra to perform April 30

In recognition of Jazz Appreciation Month, the Luther College Jazz Orchestra, under the direction of Juan Tony Guzmán, will perform at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, April 30, in the Main Hall of the Center for Faith and Life on the Luther campus. The performance, part of the Jazz Orchestra's spring tour of the Upper Midwest, is open to the public with no charge for admission. The concert will be streamed live at: stream.luther.edu.

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Tiny house

Luther College hosts tiny house workshop April 25

After hosting a lecture by "The Big Tiny" author Dee Williams last September, the Luther College Center for Sustainable Communities will host a workshop for local tiny house owners and enthusiasts Saturday, April 25, in Room 206 of Valders Hall of Science on the Luther College campus. The workshop is open to the public with no charge for admission, but registration is requested.

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Jazz Band

Luther College Jazz Band to perform April 29

The Luther College Jazz Band will present a concert at 7 p.m. Wednesday, April 29, in the Main Hall of the Center for Faith and Life on the Luther campus. The concert is open to the public with no charge for admission. Jazz Band will feature two selections to honor the memory of Fred Sturm, a jazz educator, composer, arranger and friend of jazz at Luther, who passed away last year.

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Stephanie Diebel

Diebel wins Inaugural Orchestral Performance Prize

Stephanie Diebel, Luther College senior from Western Springs, Illinois, was named the first recipient of the college's Richard C. and Joann M. Hemp Prize for Orchestral Performance. The prize, a $5,000 scholarship award, is funded through an endowment established by Richard, Luther class of 1964, and Joann (Harr) Hemp, Luther class of 1965.

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