Ideas and Creations

Robert Vrtis

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Voice

Robert Vrtis, Luther assistant professor of theatre, paints a picture with words, or more specifically a voice-his 18-month-old daughter's voice. He takes a look at why we don't "feel out loud" and whether or not that's good.

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Why MOOCs? Why not?

Brad Miller, associate professor of computer science, asks the question, "What is the role of online education at Luther College?" and discusses the pros and cons of MOOCs.

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Aaron Lurth

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Can we trust photos? Should we?

Though the term "Photoshopping" is relatively new,  Aaron Lurth, Luther College director of visual media, explains that the practice of altering images is almost as old as the ability to photograph. His blog post questions whether or not we can or should trust photos.

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The art (and science) of film music

The art (and science) of film music is front and center these days at Luther College. In January, Luther associate professor of music, taught a new first-year seminar on film music, culminating in four collaborative film scores composed and performed by the students in his class.

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Children of Fire

Martin Klammer, Luther professor of English and Africana studies, is on sabbatical and volunteering at Children of Fire, an organization that helps child burn survivors throughout southern Africa. This is one of his journal entries, including photos of some of the children Martin is working with.

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David Tiede, Luther College interim president

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Luther College is our name.

David Tiede, Luther interim president, talks about what being a college "of the church" means for those of us who work and attend the college, as well as those of you looking to attend Luther and the greater community.

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