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Friday Edition — January 19, 2017


Luther College is hosting a Blood Drive in Brunsdale Lounge! Come one, come ALL, on Tuesday, January 24 from 11 a.m.-5 p.m.! Members of the sponsoring organization, Alpha Phi Omega, will be tabling downstairs in the Union January 19, 20, and 23from 5-7 p.m. You can also go onto the American Red Cross website to schedule an appointment. We hope to see you there! Your donation is needed. The gratification is instant. Help to SAVE LIVES.

This January, several Luther College first-year students are taking advantage of an opportunity to get a small peek into the world of opera. Students auditioned to have a role in the 2017 January Term opera scenes performance and will be immersed in the art form for the entirety of J-term. The course culminates in a performance at 7 p.m., Wednesday, January 25, in the Jensen-Noble Hall of Music, Noble Recital Hall.

Celebrate the end of J-Term at the Library's Edible Book Contest on Monday, January 23! Anyone can enter! Prizes for first, second, and third place. Entries should be “technically” edible and reflect something book related. For ideas, google “Edible Book Contest” to see examples! Bring your entry to the library's main floor after 1 p.m. Vote from 3-3:45 while enjoying cookies and coffee. Winners announced at 4! To enter, email [email protected] or bring one on Monday!

Boren Scholarships, an initiative of the National Security Education Program, provide unique funding opportunities for U.S. undergraduate students to study less commonly taught languages in world regions critical to U.S. interests, and underrepresented in study abroad, including Africa, Asia, Central and Eastern Europe, Eurasia, Latin America, and the Middle East. For additional information see their website or contact Ann Landstrom, Fellowship Advisor. Deadline: February 3, 2017.

Freeman-ASIA Awards for undergraduate study abroad in East and Southeast Asia for summer 2017 or during the academic year 2017-2018. U.S. citizenship required, minimum GPA of 2.8, and currently receiving need-based financial aid. Detailed eligibility and application instructions are on the website. Study abroad and financial aid certification required. Advising strongly encouraged. The foundation deadline is March 1, 2017 by 5 p.m. EST.

The ELCA Young Adults in Global Mission program invites young adults age 21-29 into a transformative, year-long journey in international service. Service areas include: health and development, congregational ministry, human rights, education, homelessness, addiction recovery, women’s issues, and children & youth. Website. Advising strongly encouraged, contact Ann Landstrom, Fellowship Advisor. Foundation deadline is February 15, 2017. Successful applicants are invited to apply for funding through First Lutheran Church in Decorah. Please contact Ann Landstrom at during your application process.

Found in Marty's: international electrical adapter. To claim, please come to the Diversity Center on the first floor of the Union.



A sister march to the Women's March on Washington will take place in Decorah on Saturday, January 21. Participants will gather at Mary Christopher Park at 10 a.m. and march to the courthouse. On Thursday, January 19 at 3:30 pm in CFL 205 College Ministries will host a sign-making party to prepare for the march, and will offer rides to the Community sing at the Oneota Co-Op at 5:30 p.m. with dinner to follow. For more information contact Pastor Annie

The Alumni Office and Decorah Bank & Trust invites faculty and staff to enjoy a full day of food, fellowship, fun and sports at the 2017 Mid-Winter Community Day on Saturday, January 28, in the Regents Center. Registration for the Community Day Pizza Party is required ($2 for adults; kids are free) and can be completed online or by calling the Alumni Office, 387-1164 or (800) 225-8664.

Students (all years/all majors).... Are you looking for a summer job? Plan to attend the SUMMER CAMP FAIRS here at Luther on Thursday, February 9 AND Thursday, February 16 in the Dahl Centennial Union from 10:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m. Different camps at each Fair. Plan to stop by each day and visit with the representatives about their summer staff opportunities. Sponsored by the Career Center.

Don't Get Locked Out...2-Step Today! Alll Luther email accounts require Google 2-Step Verification. Students and Student Organizations must enable 2-Step prior to February 1 for their Luther email accounts in order to continue to successfully sign in. Enable 2-Step yourself or contact the Technology Help Desk. Start the process by signing into mail.luther.edu from a browser. ITS will be tabling outside the caf at dinner on January 17 and 19. For details, see Google 2-Step Verification FAQ.