Luther College will host a Research and Honors Visit Event for prospective students Friday, May 8, giving visitors the opportunity to see and celebrate the vibrant intellectual life at Luther. Visitors will participate in portions of the college's Student Research Symposium to see examples of the scholarship, research and creativity of students from a variety of disciplines. Parents are welcome to attend as well.
Imagine a fantastical realm ruled by an evil queen, populated by bird people and mystical animals, with a prince attempting to rescue a princess as the Luther College Music Department presents Mozart's "The Magic Flute" at 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday, May 8-9, in the Main Hall of the Center for Faith and Life on the Luther campus.
Luther College will celebrate Commencement at 10 a.m. Sunday, May 24, in Carlson Stadium when President Paula Carlson will confer the Bachelor of Arts degree on Luther's class of 2015. Mike Danforth, a 1995 graduate of Luther and executive producer of National Public Radio's "Wait Wait… Don't Tell Me!" will give the commencement speech.
Dorje Gurung will present the guest lecture "Pursuing a Meaningful Life: Human Rights and Education in Nepal" at 7 p.m. Thursday, May 7, in Valders Hall of Science Room 206 on the Luther College campus. An informal discussion will occur at 12:45 p.m. May 7, in Valders Room 262. The lecture and discussion are open to the public with no charge for admission.