Ideas and Creations

The ideas and viewpoints expressed in the posts on the Ideas and Creations blog are solely the view of the author(s). Luther College's mission statement calls us to "embrace diversity and challenge one another to learn in community," and to be "enlivened and transformed by encounters with one another, by the exchange of ideas, and by the life of faith and learning." Alumni, faculty, staff, students and friends of the college are encouraged to express their views, model "good disagreement" and engage in respectful dialogue.

Amy Weldon


Building a bigger you

When professor Amy Weldon's class asks, "What can I do?" She says, build "a self with a bigger, wider, more resilient, flexible, and generous capacity for reflection, thought and action." Read on for more on why it's important to do just that.

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The joy of teaching

Kicking off the academic year with a post by Professor Todd Pedlar on the definitions of discipline within higher education, but perhaps more importantly on how embracing the joy of learning and the joy of teaching better prepares Luther students to take on the world.

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Tabita Green, Luther College director of web content

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The making of an Indie book

Finding confidence and success in indie publishing, Luther's Web Content Director Tabita Green (and recent author of "Her Lost Year: A Story of Hope and a Vision for Optimizing Children's Mental Health") discusses the difficulties and joys of becoming your own publisher.

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