What's Currently Happening

Recipient of a 2012 Second Nature Climate Leadership Award. One of eight colleges across the country to receive an "A" on the 2011 College Sustainability Report Card.

Trout SKI 5K Nordic Ski Race

Trout SKI 5K Nordic Ski Race

The Green Iowa AmeriCorps team, in partnership with the Winneshiek Energy District, is hosting the first annual Trout SKI 5k Nordic Ski Race on February 22nd. Come on out to ski or cheer on others!

Full article


Luther College selected to complete landfill gas study

The Iowa Economic Development Authority (IEDA) has selected Luther College to receive a State Energy Program Formula to assess potential beneficial uses of landfill gas (LFG) generated at the Winneshiek County Landfill as an energy source for Luther.

Full article

Curt Ellis

Growing Forward: Curt Ellis

Hear Co-founder and CEO of FoodCorps Curt Ellis share the journey that made him leave film making to start the organization that is changing the way children relate to food at the University of Northern Iowa on February 24, 2014. 

Full article

Frac Sand

Land Stewardship Project Citizens' Frac Sand Summit

On Sat., Jan. 18 at the Tau Center in Winona, join others from around the region for the Land Stewardship Project Citizens' Frac Sand Summit.  The Summit will bring citizens together to share strategy, learn from experts as well as each other and strengthen the movement to keep frac sand mining from destroying our communities. 

Full article

Nature Explore Logo

West Side Early Childhood Center Receives National Certification as Nature Explore Classroom

On Nov. 5, the West Side Early Childhood Center, located in Decorach, earned national certification as a Nature Explore Classroom from Dimensions Educational Research Foundation and the Arbor Day Foundation. West Side Early Childhood Center joins a growing network of organizations and institutions that have created effective nature-based outdoor learning environments for children. This network allows for idea-sharing, peer support and continuous development.

Full article

AASHE 2013 Teaser

Luther Presenters at AASHE Conference

On Oct. 6-9, 2013, three Luther students and four faculty/staff attended the Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education (AASHE) Conference in Nashville, Tennessee.

Full article

UMACS Conference 2013

Luther to host 5th UMACS Conference

On November 7-9, people from all over the Midwest will flock to Luther for the Upper Midwest Association for College Sustainability (UMACS) Conference to learn about campus sustainability, present posters, and meet others passionate about sustainability on college campuses.

Full article

TED - Ideas Worth Spreading

TED Talk - Tuesday, October 8 at 7 pm

TED Talk - Tuesday, October 8 at 7 pm there will be a TED Talk in the Mott-Borlaug Room in the Union. The talk is entitled "We the People and the Republic we Must Reclaim" by Lawrence Lessig, and it focuses on big business influence in politics. Professor John Moeller will be proctoring a thoughtful discussion after the talk. Refreshments will be provided.

Adopt a Family this Christmas!

If you are looking to spread some holiday cheer around the Decorah community and Northeast Iowa, adopting a family is perfect for you! Christmas Cheer is a SAC committee that organizes the pairing of less fortunate families in the community with organizations/departments on campus.

Full article