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At Luther you are at the intersection of passionate people and big ideas. Over cups of coffee, in the classroom, and halfway around the world, our faculty will inspire you for life.
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A Luther education can take you anywhere. Among 2017 graduates, 94% went on to employment, graduate or professional school, or to volunteer positions within seven months.
Join Luther students Aidan and Natalie as they brave the controlled chaos of driving in Vietnam, interpreting the car horn "beep" as a means of communication. Remember to check out the January Term 2019 Course Blogs page for more on each of the courses!
During J-term 2019, 367 students and 32 program leaders will participate in one of Luther's 18 courses around the globe.Each course is a different journey and has a different blogger (or several). Check out our first highlighted blog post from the Paideia 450 course, "Removal and Restitution: Building Communities in South Africa." Then head to the January Term 2019 Course Blogs page for more on each of the courses! Although it's impossible to keep up with everyone, these blogs are designed to provide glimpses into our students' adventures.
It's exciting to think about the potential opportunities that exist for studying away when you're in college. Jennifer Self, off-campus programs adviser, provides advice on how to get the most out of the experience.
What says Christmas more than Christmas movies? Prof. Hageman talks some of the classics, as well as how "It's a Wonderful Life" is still relevant today.