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Ideas & Creations Blog

  • Being intentionally inclusive

    Being intentionally inclusive

    The following article is reprinted with permission from Gabe Twedt '10, and is part three in a series on inclusive language and representation in the classroom. It was originally published on April 25, 2019 as a post in his Viking Talk blog.

  • From "Revelations of Divine Love" by Julian of Norwich.

    In search of Julian

    Learn how Professor Brooke Joyce's upcoming sabbatical project will focus on Julian of Norwich, and how her writings, theology, and legacy have made an impact on his life.

  • Professor Jim Martin-Schramm's granddaughter, Anna Rose

    We Rise: Climate Justice Week

    Learn why Professor Jim Martin-Schramm is so passionate about climate change and what events are taking place at Luther as part of Climate Justice Week.

  • Andy Hageman, Associate Professor of English

    Critic, Coder, Poet, Mind

    Read about the new assignment Professor Andy Hageman is doing with students in his Science Fiction Film course and how he hopes it will exercise their capacities for poetic imagination and algorithmic coding.

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