Luther College President Paula J. Carlson has announced the appointment of Aimee Viniard-Weideman as vice president for communications and marketing at Luther. She will begin her new duties Sept. 5. "Ms. Viniard-Weideman has a passion for Luther's values and mission, and she has experience and expertise to lead innovation and strategic change in order to share the Luther story in new, creative, and compelling ways," said President Carlson.
With more than 30 years in the field of hypnosis and 11,000 professional engagements under his belt, master hypnotist Jim Wand will make a return visit to Luther College with a 7:30 p.m. show Saturday, Sept. 2, in the Center for Faith and Life Main Hall.
Artwork is a quest to understand life, demonstrate it and have a good time making it, according to Decorah artist and Luther alumnus Carl Homstad. He strives to make each piece of work represent a moment in time at a particular place, showcasing nature's extraordinary moment.
Human serum albumin is the most abundant protein found in human blood plasma. Megan Roozeboom, Luther College senior of Oskaloosa, Iowa, is using steady-state fluorescence spectroscopy to research how curcuminoids, a major component of the spice turmeric, bind with HSA for her summer research project at the college.