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Dr. Lawrence H. Williams, 1943-2016

It is with great sadness that we announce the death of Dr. Lawrence H. Williams, who served with distinction as a professor in the Africana Studies and History departments from 1985 to 2010.

We invite those who knew and loved Dr. Williams to leave memories and testimonies on this page.

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Angela Onwuachi-Willig

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Killing King’s Dream: Law Professor Angela Onwuachi-Willig to give 2016 Martin Luther King Jr. Endowed Lecture

Angela Onwuachi-Willig, Charles M. and Marion J. Kierscht Professor of Law at the University of Iowa, will be visiting Luther College on January 18, 2016 as our Williams Endowed Martin Luther King Jr. Speaker. She will be delivering a lecture entitled, "Killing King’s Dream: Examining the Ties Between Till and Trayvon." Dr. Onwuachi-Willig will be visiting two classes before her evening lecture.

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A group of students spent Spring 2015 in Botswana

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Kylie Kozelka, '17, describes her semester in Botswana

Several ACM students spent Spring 2015 in Gaborone, Botswana. The group met people from a variety of cultures and customs, and traveled all over southern Africa. While there, they attended the University of Botswana and were taught by local professors, Peace Corps teachers, and program director Richard Mtisi. In addition to their course loads, each student also completed an individual research project course with a correlating internship.

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Tony Guzman shows his moves while the Jazz Orchestra and Jazz Band entertained students, staff, and families in Marty's during family weekend.

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Tony Guzman at Family Weekend

Tony Guzman, who regularly teaches the AFST 247 class "History of Jazz," cuts a rug while Jazz Orchestra and Jazz Band entertained students, staff, and families in Marty's during family weekend.

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Martin Klammer Headshot

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Distinctive, compassionate students

You know you work in a great place when a colleague (here Professor Martin Klammer) can bring you to tears in just a few paragraphs, expressing what you already know... Luther students are exceptional. Thanks Martin.

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