Luther College junior Caleb Anderson of Rockford, Illinois, received a $5,000 Rossing Physics Scholarship for the 2016-17 academic year. The scholarship is highly competitive and is awarded annually to physics students of exceptional merit through the Thomas D. Rossing Fund for Physics Education.
On April 22, Molly Wilker, Luther assistant professor of chemistry, published a paper in the journal Science that could revolutionize renewable energy. Wilker, working last year with a team of researchers at the University of Colorado Boulder in conjunction with the Department of Energy's National Renewable Energy Laboratory, Utah State University and Montana State University, discovered a way to convert nitrogen to ammonia—the main ingredient in chemical fertilizer—using sunlight.
Directors and performers of Luther College's "Body of Water" project are thrilled to welcome their collaborators, the Bluestem Institute, to Decorah on Friday, April 29. The Bluestem Institute is a unique educational program at Ames High School where students perform a year-long service-learning project while receiving credits in English, environmental science, government and sociology.
Join KWLC, Luther College's student-run radio station, for an afternoon of food, music and fun at the KWLC Block Party Music Festival from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, April 30 at Bentdahl Commons on the Luther campus.