Luther College's Center for Sustainable Communities will host a presentation and discussion on floodplain management in Northeast Iowa at 7 p.m. Wednesday, June 27. Kamyar Enshayan, director of the Center for Energy and environmental Education at the University of Northern Iowa will present the talk "Floodplain Management and Community Resilience" in Room 206 of Valders Hall of Science on the Luther campus.
Thanks to a generous donation by lifetime conservation enthusiast Donald Nelson, the Luther College Land Stewardship Program has new longevity and stability. Nelson, who established the Donald H. Nelson Endowment, most recently donated $500,000 to Luther, with $40,000 set aside to create the Lionberger Preserve Wetland Restoration Project.
Luther College has added Visual Communication and Musical Theatre to their 2019-20 academic lineup. Considered the fastest growing form of marketing communication, visual communication is expected to account for 84 percent of all marketing communication by the end of 2018. After unanimous approval from Luther's Board of Regents, Visual Communication has been added as a major and minor to the college's curriculum.
Luther College's spring 2018 Dean's List includes 732 students; 96 first-years, 135 sophomores, 184 juniors and 317 seniors. To be named to the Dean's List, a student must earn a semester grade point average of 3.5 or better on a 4.0 scale and must complete at least 12 credit hours with 10 hours of conventional grades (A, B, C, D).