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98% of students receive financial aid

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Ideas & Creations Blog

  • Nancy K. Barry, Professor of English

    Staying Connected While Staying Afar

    In this post, English professor Nancy K. Barry talks about the challenges of long-distance learning and her best advice for students on how to live when times are tough.

  • A new generation of rebels getting creative with Star Wars.

    How Star Wars is Helping Our Family through the Covid-19 Pandemic

    A long time at home in a social distance far, far away…

    Read how English professor Andy Hageman takes this time of social distancing as an opportunity to share his love of Star Wars with his young daughters and create learning activities he can pass on to fellow fans.

  • Behind the scenes with the best camera crew and test audience anywhere!

    How Can We Be Luther in this New Reality?

    Read about a Facebook page created for Story Time by Luther College music professor Mark Potvin, and how it's given many a much needed respite.

  • Oslo's Barcode District, distinct for its modern architecture.

    Discovering our Norse …

    In this article, Professor Maren Johnson discusses her recent study away course in Norway and shares how it helps students engage in questions related to the topic yet challenges their conceptions about the country.

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