As part of the U.S. Department of Energy’s SunShot Initiative, the Midwest Renewable Energy Association (MREA) and Second Nature released three case studies highlighting higher education investment in solar energy projects, one of which featured Luther College.
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.
On Earth Day, Luther College will celebrate the most recent addition to its solar capacity with a dedication ceremony for the three solar photovoltaic (PV) arrays, capable of producing 820 kW of electricity.
Joseph Madrigal, Assistant Professor of Art, has been making many sustainable improvements to the ceramics department, making their processes more cost and labor efficient, as well as reducing their carbon footprint.
Luther College Center for Sustainable Communities, in partnership with the Northeast Iowa Food and Fitness Initiative, announced plans to host community leaders from throughout the Midwest with an interactive three-day workshop, Leadership for Community Health Improvement. The goal of the program is to share best practices in community health innovation to bring about improvement initiatives to enhance the health and wellness of local communities.
Now is the time to go solar! If you've been thinking of installing solar on your home, business, or farm, attend the Go Solar! Workshop hosted by the Winneshiek Energy District, the Luther College Center for Sustainable Communities, and other NEIA partners.