David Oniani

Luther first-year Oniani explores unit testing frameworks

Unit testing involves testing individual components of software to assure each smaller section performs as it was designed before testing the larger unit's functionality. Through his summer research project, David Oniani, Luther College first-year of Tbilisi, Georgia, is exploring whether unit testing could be used in a classroom setting to provide immediate feedback for students.

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Sustainability teaser

Floodplain expert to speak at Luther June 27

Luther College's Center for Sustainable Communities will host a presentation and discussion on floodplain management in Northeast Iowa at 7 p.m. Wednesday, June 27. Kamyar Enshayan, director of the Center for Energy and environmental Education at the  University of Northern Iowa will present the talk "Floodplain Management and Community Resilience" in Room 206 of Valders Hall of Science on the Luther campus.

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Lionberger teaser

Nelson donates $500,000 to Luther Land Stewardship Program

Thanks to a generous donation by lifetime conservation enthusiast Donald Nelson, the Luther College Land Stewardship Program has new longevity and stability. Nelson, who established the Donald H. Nelson Endowment, most recently donated $500,000 to Luther, with $40,000 set aside to create the Lionberger Preserve Wetland Restoration Project.

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The Digital Media Center is just one of the many tools students have access to within the Visual Communication program at Luther College.

Visual Communication and Musical Theatre approved as newest academic offerings at Luther College

Luther College has added Visual Communication and Musical Theatre to their 2019-20 academic lineup. Considered the fastest growing form of marketing communication, visual communication is expected to account for 84 percent of all marketing communication by the end of 2018. After unanimous approval from Luther's Board of Regents, Visual Communication has been added as a major and minor to the college's curriculum.

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spring dean's list teaser

Luther College announces spring 2018 Dean's List

Luther College's spring 2018 Dean's List includes 732 students; 96 first-years, 135 sophomores, 184 juniors and 317 seniors. To be named to the Dean's List, a student must earn a semester grade point average of 3.5 or better on a 4.0 scale and must complete at least 12 credit hours with 10 hours of conventional grades (A, B, C, D).

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Luther College President Paula Carlson

Luther College President Paula Carlson announces retirement

Paula J. Carlson, the 10th president of Luther College, has communicated to the Board of Regents her decision to retire from Luther College effective at the end of the 2018-19 academic year. As a result, the Board of Regents will initiate a search process in the coming months to identify President Carlson's successor to begin serving Luther in the summer of 2019.

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Karen Julesberg teaser

Members of Luther College Class of 2019 awarded Karen Julesberg Scholarship

Luther College students Tyler Conzett, Catelyn Janda and Liliana Mondragon have each received a Karen Julesberg Scholarship for the 2018-19 academic year. The $1,000 scholarship, created by Karen Julesberg of Madison, Wisconsin, Luther class of 1960, benefits Luther students involved in the TRIO Achievement Program. TRIO is a federally-funded program providing holistic, individualized support and comprehensive programming that promotes students' academic success, personal development and sense of community.

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