Ideas and Creations

Renae Hartl Headshot

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Telling good stories

It was the bottom of the seventh... and we were down, 0-1... Head Softball Coach Renae Hartl reminisces about a big game, reminding us why telling good stories and working together is worth it.

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Todd Green Headshot

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Why study Islam in Europe?

After Wednesday's attack on the offices of Paris's satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo, J-term class members find themselves right in the middle of the very debate they went to Europe to study.

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Alexandra White

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Managing ourselves: The business of the liberal arts

New blogger Alexandra White, Luther College assistant professor of management, leads us through the "official" definition of management to the public's opinion of management (via the boss from Dilbert) and discusses the most important resource in management... hint: it's not paninis and sushi.

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Gereon Kopf

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On being uncomfortable

Discussing being uncomfortable, Gereon Kopf, Luther professor of religion, finds that maybe being comfortable isn't all it's cracked up to be. Do we really want everyone to agree with us?

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Kate Elliot

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Geeking out

What do professors do all day? Why, geek out of course! Let Kate Elliott, Luther assistant professor of art history, explain why "geeking out" is a good thing.

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Kent Lee, Luther College professor of computer science

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Coding Bootcamp

Kent Lee, professor of computer science at Luther, talks in code. When you've taught web programming for almost 10 years, it's bound to happen. Coding Bootcamp discusses how Luther computer science courses help our graduates stay relevant in a changing tech world.

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