Sustainability in the News

John Ikerd, professor emeritus of agricultural economics at the University of Missouri Columbia

‘For Those Who Eat Food: Your Perishable Future’

John Ikerd, professor emeritus of agricultural economics at the University of Missouri Columbia, will give a guest lecture about the so-called success of the American food system at 7 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 22, in Room 206 of Valders Hall of Science on the Luther campus.

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Luther professors attended conference in Italy

Luther College professors attend ACM-SAIL seminar in Italy

Three Luther College professors explored the links among Earth, the environment and culture during a seminar in Italy this summer. Anita Carrasco, Beth Lynch and Matt Simpson participated in the Associated Colleges of the Midwest-Mellon Seminar for Advanced Interdisciplinary Learning.

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Iowa Prairie Conference

Luther College Hosts Iowa Prairie Conference July 18-20

Luther College will host the 14th Iowa Prairie Conference with the theme "Prairies on the Edge" July 18-20. This is the first time the conference, which moves to different sites in Iowa, will be held in northeast Iowa. The conference is open to anyone interested in prairies and is attended by a broad mix of prairie enthusiasts, educators, students, researchers and land managers.

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Philip Ackerman-Leist, farmer, author and Green Mountain College associate professor

Luther College to host lecture by author Philip Ackerman-Leist

Philip Ackerman-Leist, farmer, author and Green Mountain College associate professor, will present "Rebuilding the Foodshed: Remapping Our Expectations for the Food We Share," a lecture on local food systems at 7 p.m. Tuesday, April 30, in Room 206 of the Valders Hall of Science on the Luther College campus.

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Vandana Shiva

'Earth Democracy: Justice, Sustainability and Peace'

One of the world's most respected environmental activists and feminists, Vandana Shiva, will present a Luther College Distinguished Lecture titled, "Earth Democracy: Justice, Sustainability, and Peace," at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 26, in the Center for Faith and Life Main Hall on Luther's campus. Doors will open at 6:30 p.m. and the lecture is open to the public with no charge for admission.

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