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Andy Meyer

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'The Milk Route and Other Habits of Mind'

Former Fulbright "Roving Scholar" Andy Meyer will present the Gjerset lecture at 7 p.m. Wednesday, April 11, in Olin Room 102 on the Luther campus. The lecture, titled "The Milk Route and Other Habits of Mind," is open to the public with no charge for admission.

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Nora Robinson

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'The Business of Social Work'

Luther College alumna Nora Robinson, class of 2008, will serve as the keynote speaker for the annual Don Kemp Memorial lecture at 4:15 p.m. Tuesday, April 10, in Baker Commons on the Luther campus.

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Those Who Can Do Teach

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'Those Who Can Do Teach'

"Those Who Can Do Teach," a series of mixed-media works by Luther College recent alumni art educators, will be on display in the Preus Library April 12 through May 27. The artists involved include Micayla Irmiter, class of 2014; Jenna Darsee, Jenny Bonnell and Katie Mathis, class of 2015; Lars Johnson and Robin Schone Hengesteg, class of 2016; and Maxwell Green, class of 2017.

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Nancy Gates Madsen

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Luther's Nancy Gates Madsen wins MLA's Katherine Singer Kovacs Prize

The Modern Language Association awarded the Katherine Singer Kovacs Prize for an outstanding book published in English or Spanish in the field of Latin American and Spanish literatures and cultures to Luther College's Nancy J. Gates Madsen for her book "Trauma, Taboo, and Truth-Telling: Listening to Silences in Postdictatorship Argentina," published by the University of Wisconsin Press.

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Kent Finanger

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Luther accepts $1 million gift for Kent Finanger Endowed Chair

A Luther College alumna who was a member of the first women's cross country team and her husband have provided a gift of $1 million to establish the Kent Finanger Endowed Chair for Women's Cross Country and Track and Field. The alumna shared the reason surrounding the couple's decision to create the Finanger Chair, "As a student and runner, I thrived under Coach Kent's leadership. The immense respect I have for him and his nurturing abilities have unequivocally impacted my life."

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