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Heidi Bludau

'Nursing Professional Identity' lecture at Luther College

Focusing on the professional identity of nurses and other healthcare workers, cultural and applied anthropologist Heidi Bludau will discuss the global migration of healthcare workers at 4 p.m. Monday, Feb. 22, in Valders Hall of Science Room 362 on the Luther College campus.

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Luther College hosts Celtic Nights Feb. 25

Bringing to life the story of the fight for Irish independence, the music and dance ensemble Celtic Nights will perform as part of the Luther College Center Stage Series at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 25, in the Center for Faith and Life Main Hall.

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Luther College to host SearchParty Feb. 15

Jazz band SearchParty will present a guest recital at 9 p.m. Monday, Feb. 15, in the Noble Recital Hall of the Jenson-Noble Hall of Music on the Luther College campus. The band was formed after trumpeter Benje Daneman was commissioned to create a musical work based on the use of light in the Bible. Through his collaboration with other musicians, the 45-minute jazz suite "Light in the Darkness" was brought to life.

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'Identity and the Academy: Embracing Change' lecture Feb. 16 at Luther College

Is self-actualization a uniquely human process or do systems, such as academic institutions, follow a similar path? From their respective disciplines of chemistry and social work, Luther professors Brad Chamberlain and Britt Rhodes will discuss what they see changing and remaining the same in their lives, disciplines and institution. The lecture, titled "Identity and the Academy: Embracing Change," will be held at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 16, in the Recital Hall of the Center for Faith and Life on the Luther campus.

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Luther College to host violist Justin Knoepfel Feb. 20

The Luther College music department is pleased to host Luther alumnus Justin Knoepfel in a guest viola recital at 4 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 20, in the Noble Recital Hall of the Jenson-Noble Hall of Music on the Luther campus. Knoepfel will give a lecture, "Discerning a Vocation in Music," at 6 p.m., following the recital, in the Choir Room of the Jenson-Noble Hall of Music.

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Rebecca Boehm Shaffer

Luther's Rebecca Boehm Shaffer to perform horn recital Feb. 13

Featuring the works of German composer Johannes Brahms, Rebecca Boehm Shaffer, Luther College adjunct faculty music, will perform "An Evening with Brahms," a horn recital, at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 13, in the Noble Recital Hall of the Jenson-Noble Hall of Music on the Luther campus.

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Gospel Sunday worship service Feb. 14 at Luther College

Luther College Ministries will host its annual Gospel Sunday worship service at 10 a.m. Sunday, Feb. 14, in Luther's Center for Faith and Life Main Hall. The community is invited to attend the service. The guest preacher will be Khalid Moussa Foster, a teacher, scholar and activist, committed to the cause of racial justice.

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Josh Black exhibit

Luther College to host artist Josh Black

Reflecting on transitional experiences, artist Josh Black attempts to visually create how these experiences impact our lives in his installation, "Let Go." Using wood milled from trees on the Luther campus, including trees that were removed when the Center for the Arts was constructed, Black is creating an installation using an art gallery as his visual stage. The installation, which will include an audio component, will be on display Feb. 13–March 8 in the Kristin Wigley-Fleming Fine Arts Gallery in the Center for the Arts on the Luther College campus. The public is invited to view his installation as a work in progress throughout the week of Feb. 8.

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Tricia Rose, professor of Africana Studies and director of the Center for the Study of Race and Ethnicity in America at Brown University

Hip-hop scholar Tricia Rose to speak on 'Making Black Lives Matter' Feb. 11

Luther College's Africana Studies department is celebrating Black History Month with a visit by hip-hop scholar Tricia Rose, professor of Africana Studies and director of the Center for the Study of Race and Ethnicity in America at Brown University. Rose will deliver the lecture, "Making Black Lives Matter," at 6 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 11, in the Center for Faith and Life Main Hall, with a reception to follow.

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Created by two Grand View University students, the emotionally gripping documentary “Highway 6 and Moscow” details a young woman's journey back to the scene of a deadly accident from which she was rescued some 20 years ago.

Oneota Film Festival announces selected films for March 2016 event

A university student searches for the two heroes who saved her from drowning as an infant. A Swedish man conquers all 178 peaks of the storied Jämtland mountain range. A young British man and his wife cope with the onslaught of early-onset Alzheimer's. These are just a few of the "stories" from near and far that attendees of the 2016 Oneota Film Festival will have the chance to experience March 4–6 at Luther College.

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