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Ideas & Creations Blog

  • Gereon Kopf

    Diversity at Luther?!

    Hear from religion professor Gereon Kopf as he discusses the learning opportunties that will take place at the upcoming interfaith forum, scheduled for April 4-6, 2019 at Luther College.

  • Rebecka Green '18

    Debunking the “useless” college major

    Read how Rebecka Green's perspective of her liberal arts degree has changed throughout the last few years and what she appreciates most about it now as she takes on her first professional role.

  • Lenny and co. in Ha Long Bay

    Vietnam: Final Post

    In the penultimate blog in the Stability and Change in Vietnam series, Lenny Myrah, a Vietnam veteran and Luther class of 1963 alum, reflects on his time abroad with participating students this past January Term.  

  • Sarah Wilder, Associate Professor of Communication Studies

    Challenging myself to learn actively alongside my students

    Read how Luther professor Sarah Wilder recently gave her students an assignment on the topic of quality conversations, and how she decided to take on the learning experience herself. Learn about the moments and lessons she gained.

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