Waking the Sleeping Giant

Luther screens 'Waking the Sleeping Giant' documentary

The Luther College Center for Sustainable Communities is hosting the documentary screening of "Waking the Sleeping Giant: The Making of a Political Revolution" at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 15, in Valders Hall of Science Room 206 on the Luther campus.

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Ethnic notions

'Ethnic Notions'

The "Uncle Tom," the "Mammy" and the "pickaninnies" are all racial stereotypes commonly used from the pre-Civil War era until the start of the Civil Rights Movement in the 1960s. The Emmy-winning documentary "Ethnic Notions" directed by the late Marlon Riggs examines these and more anti-Black stereotypes that permeated popular culture and were perpetuated by mass media.

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Steve Demuth

'Digital Medicine: Why Doctors and Computer Scientists Increasingly Need Each Other'

As technology develops, so too does the use of digital medicine and personalizing care. Luther College alumnus Steve Demuth, chief technology officer and head of the office of IT strategy and architecture at Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota, will present "Digital Medicine: Why Doctors and Computer Scientists Increasingly Need Each Other," at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 9, in the Franklin W. Olin Room 102 on the Luther campus.

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Fall Opera Scenes

Fall Opera Scenes Performance to be held Nov. 17-18

Featuring scenes from "Carmen" and "Don Giovanni," Luther College will perform "Fall Opera Scenes: Close Encounters" at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Nov. 17, and 1 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 18, in the Noble Recital Hall of the Jenson-Noble Hall of Music on the Luther campus.

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Lynnette Kennedy

Luther senior Kennedy interns as a teacher at Colegio Pinosierra

Teaching the Spanish language to students in Spain this summer, Luther senior Lynnette Kennedy of Washington, Iowa, interned at Colegio Pinosierra in Madrid. Kennedy, daughter of Cynthia and Jim Kennedy, graduated in 2014 from Washington High School. She plans to graduate from Luther in spring 2018 with a Spanish major.

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Christmas at Luther

'The Tree of Life My Soul Hath Seen'

In celebration of the holiday season, the faith of the community and the continued celebration of the 500th anniversary of the Reformation, Luther College will present the 2017 production of "Christmas at Luther" Nov. 30-Dec. 3 in the Center for Faith and Life on the Luther campus. This is the 38th season of "Christmas at Luther" performances. 

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Belal Krayem

Luther senior Krayem offered second internship with FHLB

Belal Krayem, Luther college senior, majoring in accounting and data science, served as an internal audit intern for the Federal Home Loan Bank of Des Moines Iowa during summer 2017. Krayem made such an impression that he was offered a fall internship with the FHLB Operational Risk department.

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