Contemplating change as both a powerful tool of construction and a disruptive act, Susan Schmidt, Luther assistant professor of social work, will present Luther College's opening Paideia Texts and Issues Lecture Series at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 3, in the Center for Faith and Life Recital Hall on the Luther campus.
Abbie Hughes, Luther College senior, completed a summer internship with the aquatics department of the Como Park Zoo and Conservatory in Saint Paul, Minnesota. Originally from Aitkin, Minnesota, Hughes graduated from Aitkin High School. She is the daughter of Don and Cathy Hughes of Aitkin, Minnesota. In her internship, Hughes was responsible for the care of harbor seals, California sea lions, polar bears, African penguins and tufted puffins. Hughes gained an appreciation of zoos and their conservation efforts through the internship opportunity. In the future, Hughes would like to help conserve animal species facing extinction or threats due to climate change.
The women and gender studies program at Luther College is hosting a welcome reception and art exhibit from 4-6 p.m. Friday, Sept. 22, in the Gjerset House – Women and Gender Equality Center, on the Luther College campus.
Luther College is hosting a gallery reception for Carl Homstad, the artist behind the oil painting exhibit "Great Places," from 5:30 p.m.-7 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 21, in the second floor gallery of the Center for Faith and Life on Luther's campus.