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98% of students receive financial aid

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Ideas & Creations Blog

  • View from the walls in Kotor

    3 Days, 3 Countries, 3 Currencies

    Erin Halverson, class of 2019, and some of the Malta semester abroad students explore Dubrovnik, Budva and Kotor.

  • View from the peak

    Stranger in a Strange Land

    Gereon Kopf, Luther professor of religion, questions what it means to truly be a foreigner and how we should "embrace the difference that is inside ourselves."

  • Sit-in

    On Social Justice and Freedom of Opinion

    Luther senior Linnea Peterson reflects on recent guest lectures while she seeks to balance community values and freedom of speech.

  • Annika Johnson

    The Pursuit of Passion

    Luther sophomore Annika Johnson expands on her views of passion in this lifetime.

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