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Ideas & Creations Blog

  • Olivia Steffl '21 is shown practicing her flute with instrument-specific protective equipment known as a"sock."

    Life as a Music Student During a Pandemic

    Luther senior Olivia Steffl shares what it's like to practice music and social distancing at the same time, how she and other students have adjusted, and her reflections on the college she chose.

  • COVID-19, the Environment, and Human Health

    COVID-19, the Environment, and Human Health

    In this post, Professor Jim Martin-Schramm shares how the best available science is the most reliable source of information when it comes to the twin perils of climate change and COVID-19.

  • Luther Cross Country in the Midst of COVID-19

    Luther Cross Country in the Midst of COVID-19

    Women's Track and Field and Cross Country Director Yarrow Pasche describes how student-athletes have adapted to the time of COVID.

  • Collaborative Development of COVID-19 Behavioral Testing

    Collaborative Development of COVID-19 Behavioral Testing

    Learn how Professor Toussaint worked with a team to develop a test that assesses whether someone is behaving in healthy or unhealthy ways regarding COVID-19.