Evan Lobdell

Luther College junior Lobdell interns at Sterling Schools Foundation

Evan Lobdell, Luther College Junior, spent his summer interning at the Sterling Schools Foundation, in his hometown of Sterling, Illinois, where he wrote articles and conducted research for "The Blue and Gold," an alumni magazine for the school. There he worked with fellow interns to brainstorm and create articles as well as interview alumni and write some articles of his own.

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Marv Slind

'Nordic Noir: Scandinavian crime fiction'

Thanks to the popularity of author Stieg Larsson's "Girl with the Dragon Tattoo" series and now the "Harry Hole" series by Jo Nesbø, the Nordic Noir genre has gained international readership.

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Unsportsmanlike Conduct

'Unsportsmanlike Conduct: College Campuses and the Politics of Rape'

Pulitzer Prize winner and Luther alumna Erin Alberty and award-winning journalist and author Jessica Luther will share their experiences reporting on sexual assault claims at several major universities, including Brigham Young University and Baylor University, respectively. They will discuss what they have discovered during their investigations, and what needs to happen to slow down the trend of sexual abuse on campuses. Their presentation takes place at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 18, in the Center for Faith and Life Recital Hall on the Luther campus.

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Katie Patyk

Luther senior Patyk selected to research Theodore Sturgeon during summer

"Live long and prosper" the phrase from TV's "Star Trek" was written by Theodore Sturgeon, a science fiction author and editor from the late 1930s who wrote several episodes for the popular series, though he is renowned for his many short stories and acclaimed novel "More Than Human." Katie Patyk, Luther College senior of Milladore, Wisconsin, is researching Sturgeon's works and letters to discuss the parameters of the science fiction genre for her summer research project at the college.

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