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Easter break is an open break in the residence halls.  Students do not need to register to stay on campus and may come and go during the break at their leisure.  Be sure to carry your ID and room key.

Pop sensation Nick Jonas will perform "An Evening with Nick Jonas,"in  the Regents Center at 9:15 p.m. Monday, April 20, in the Regents Center. Doors open at 8:45 p.m. Tickets are currently available at the Ticket Office or on-line for Luther students with CAF. General public tickets are $35 and go on sale Thursday, April 3.    

On Wednesday, April 1, there will be  a question and answer presentation with two faculty members from the University of Iowa  College of Law. Come, learn, and visit about law school in general and Iowa Law School program in particular. Meeting will be held in the Borlaug Room, Dahl Centennial Union, from 11:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. Meeting hosted by Department of Political Science.

College Ministries and the Congregation Council invite you to view and discuss the film God's Not Dead on Tuesday, April 7 at 6:30pm in Olin 102. Immediately after the film, Professor Gereon Kopf and Professor Storm Bailey will lead the discussion of the film.

Student Senate elections are coming up. President and Vice President applications are due WEDNESDAY, APRIL 1 to the Student Life Office by 5 p.m. General Senate election applications are due April 15. Applications can be found online at https://www.luther.edu/student-senate/ , the Student Senate Facebook page, or in paper form in the Student Life Office. Questions can be directed to Maggie Steinberg.

Free Peace Brunch with Seminary Rep -- Join Pastor Amy and Pastor Karla Wildberger from Wartburg Seminary for Peace Brunch and conversation after worship on Sunday, April 12 at 11:20am. Anyone who is exploring any kind of ministry is welcome to attend to learn more about seminary and possibilities in ministry. Email ministry@luther.edu to secure your spot, by the morning of Friday, April 10.

Luther College Hearing Board is seeking new student members for next year's Board.  The Hearing Board is a governing body for the college's Student Code of Conduct.  Interested students will need a recommendation from both a current student and faculty/staff member and a minimum 2.5 GPA (Student Application Form). More information regarding the Board responsibilities and structure  are in the Student Code of Conduct.  Faculty and staff may recommend students by contacting Jane Hildebrand. Deadline for applications is April 9.

Travel to the Isle of Skye next January Term  - Come to an informational meeting on Tuesday, April 7, 8:30 pm in the Choir Room (in Jenson-Noble) and learn more about our music course (open to all majors) that starts in London, moves north to York, Edinburgh and the Isle of Skye, then ends at a Celtic music festival in Glasgow.

Luther SAAC is hosting, Take a Kid to a Game Day on Saturday, April 11! Your child, ages 6-12, can have the opportunity to play with student athletes as they watch Softball, Baseball or Track and Field. Look for a SAAC table in front of the Regents circle drive to check in between 2:00-2:30. Parents can pick their kids up at the same location around 4:00. Come enjoy a spring day and a sporting event!

Do you need to be certified in FIRST AID/CPR for your summer employment or work study position? I will be holding classes in April and am looking for students. If you are interested, please contact Vicky Jaeger.

The Center for Sustainable Communities is hosting a series titled Luther and Climate Change. The series will run on Thursday mornings from 9:40-10:30 in Valders 367 starting April 2nd. The presentations will focus on one topic each and will last about fifteen minutes, followed by Q&A and discussion. The topics are tentatively: Climate Science, Policy, Economics, Technology, Luther's Commitments and Actions, and Local Food. Everyone is welcome! Refreshments will be provided.

UhaulCarshare is still giving out rewards for car reservation between March 23rd to April 6th. Please email melody@uhaulcarshare.com with your reservation time to receive your gifts. Click this video for information, and visit hereto get started. UhaulCarShare members, there is a scholarship competition going on called project yellow light. For more information on how to win, click here.

The Career Center is accepting applications for Student Employment Positions for the 2015-16 academic year. The position categories are one to two Career Assistants (peer career advising and special projects); Social Media & Marketing Career Assistant (marketing events and resources); and two Strengths Assistants (student ambassador for strengths development initiatives). We strongly encourage you to pick up detailed job descriptions in the Career Center, 2nd Floor Union; or contact career@luther.edu for a pdf copy. Application deadline: Tuesday, April 14.

Library's Easter Break Hours - April 2-6

Thursday: 7:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Friday-Sunday: Closed
Monday: 8:00 a.m. - Midnight      

Area women of all ages will have an opportunity to learn more about financial management, retirement and estate planning, and charitable giving at the 11th annual Women, Faith and Finance seminar on Friday, April 10. Hosted by Luther College, the one-day educational seminar will be presented 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Hotel Winneshiek.

 

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LIS Tip of the Month

 If you have important files stored on your computer's hard drive, back up those files often to ensure that you won't lose your data if your machine crashes. For more information, visit http://www.luther.edu/helpdesk/tips/.

 

RERUNS

Luther College Dance Marathon is a student organization on campus that strives to provide a community of emotional and financial support for the children of the University of Iowa Children's Hospital, one of the Miracle Network Dance Marathon Hospitals. Our big event is happening on April 18th from noon-midnight in Regents. We are extending our invitation to all students and faculty to join us on our big day! Visit Dance Marathon to register today!

Campus-wide cadaver lab tours. Students of Biology 368: Human Dissection will offer group tours of the cadaver lab from Wednesday, April 1st through Thursday, April 9th. Luther students, faculty, and staff are welcome to attend. To sign up as an individual or a group, write your name(s) on the sheets posted outside Sampson Hoffland Lab 153 or email course instructor Dr. Stephanie Fretham.

The Luther Art History Department welcomes Joni Kinsey, professor of art history at the University of Iowa, for her lecture, "Thomas Moran's Britain: Transatlantic Visions of the 'American Turner,'" at 7 p.m. Wednesday, April 1, in Franklin W. Olin Building, Room 102.

The SASC Office has multiple work study positions open for the fall of 2015. Qualified applicants must be current, work study eligible Luther students, earn a B+ or better in the courses they wish to tutor, provide a faculty reference for each subject tutored, be able to communicate effectively with other students, and demonstrate reliability and professionalism. To apply, visit: SASC . Please contact Jenna Eichberger for more information.

The SAC Office has work study positions open for the fall of 2015. Students will perform basic office duties. Tasks will include: creating flyers using computer graphic design programs, knowledge of Google Drive, Microsoft Publisher and Excel, a willingness to learn Reason and Datatel Colleague system, and be willing to become a certified driver to run errands off campus. Stop by the SAC office for an application and more information.