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The 2018 Erdman Prize Application-Deadline Passed

Have you started your own business? If so, this amazing high dollar, low competition scholarship is for you. Available only to Luther students and endowed by Daryl and Audrey Erdman, this annual scholarship has 3 awards: 1 grand prize award of $5,000.00 and 2 runner-up awards of $2,500.00 each. Applicants can be any full time student of ANY MAJOR who has started and managed their own business. The application process is simple. In writing, describe your business venture in detail. Please access the application and full instructions by clicking through to the full article below.  The application deadline is March  12, 2018 at 3:00pm. Contact Teresa at [email protected] with questions or for more information.

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Cynthia Kamikazi

'Gender, Development and International Engagement'

Discussing her career in global development and human rights, Luther College alumna Cynthia Kamikazi, class of 2005, will present "Gender, Development and International Engagement," at 4 p.m. Friday, Jan. 12, in Valders Hall of Science, Room 362, on the Luther campus.

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Luther senior Luke Pulliam, with Luther alumna Amy Chicos, at his summer internship with IowaWORKS.

Luther senior Pulliam worked with displaced workers at IowaWORKS

Luke Pulliam, Luther College senior, interned with IowaWORKS, assisting displaced workers and young adults with employment barriers. He helped them find unemployment insurance, gave assessments to pinpoint career opportunities, referred them to jobs and established plans of action for each person.

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Belal Krayem

Luther senior Krayem offered second internship with FHLB

Belal Krayem, Luther college senior, majoring in accounting and data science, served as an internal audit intern for the Federal Home Loan Bank of Des Moines Iowa during summer 2017. Krayem made such an impression that he was offered a fall internship with the FHLB Operational Risk department.

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Don Boudreaux teaser

'The Myth of Middle Class Stagnation'

It's been widely reported that ordinary Americans' living standards peaked in the mid-1970s and have since remained stagnant. While there is data to support this claim, some say the data is flawed.

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Matthew Clark

Luther junior Clark worked in Stillwater's prison through summer internship

One might think that not many people would want to spend part of their summer vacation in prison, but that's exactly what Luther College junior Matthew Clark did. Clark spent his summer internship in construction work which took him inside Minnesota’s largest close-security prison for male felons for a short time. This certainly reinforced Clark’s belief in the importance of ethics and doing the right thing.

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Tapiwa Manjengwa

Luther senior Manjengwa completes auditing internship with Ernst and Young

Tapiwa Manjengwa's summer internship with Ernst and Young was a dream come true. Manjengwa came to Luther College to study accounting, and as one of the "Big Four" accounting firms, EY gave him the perfect place to start making those dreams a reality. "This opportunity gave me a platform to explore public accounting and get a glimpse of how the accounting profession operates, particularly the assurance service line," Manjengwa, a Luther senior, said.

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