President Paula Carlson gave her State of the College address to the Luther community Thursday, Aug. 27, in the Center for Faith and Life Main Hall. Read on as she welcomes new members of the community and discusses enrollment, hiring, student outcomes, outreach and gifts, the year ahead, community, academic excellence and innovation, campus, and stewardship and sustainability.
Performing original reggae, ska, rocksteady and dub music, Dred I Dread will perform at Luther College at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Sept. 11, in Marty's in the Dahl Centennial Union on the Luther campus.
Not having control over one's own body and the changes that may occur within it is a terrifying prospect, one faced by women both today and in decades past. In the opening lecture of the 2015-16 Paideia Texts and Issues series, Anna Peterson, Luther College assistant professor of history, will discuss letters that reveal how Norwegian women in the 1920s thought about their bodies and their lives.
Michael Chesher, Luther College associate professor of music, and special guest clarinetist Tod Kerstetter from Kansas State University will collaborate with Luther faculty Jessica Paul, piano, and Lynne Postudensek Hart, clarinet, on a recital at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 12, in Luther's Noble Recital Hall of the Jenson-Noble Hall of Music. The program, consisting of varied works for one, two or three clarinets, bass clarinet and basset horn, is open to the public with no charge for admission.