Rick Carlson, Cynthia Carlson, Brenda Carlson and Dave Carlson

Carlsons to receive Spirit of Luther Award

Aug. 31, 2011

Luther College President Richard Torgerson will present the college's Spirit of Luther Award to Roy Eric "Rick" and Cynthia Carlson and David and Brenda Carlson at the college's Sesquicentennial opening convocation Thursday, Sept. 1 in the Center for Faith and Life.

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Alex Smith '03 named head baseball coach

August 9, 2011 

Luther College Director of Athletics Joe Thompson has announced that Alex Smith has been named head baseball coach. Smith replaces Brian Gillogly who resigned after 10 years at the helm of the program.

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A couple embrace during a memorial service at Oslo Cathedral. Photo by Olav Skogaas.

Luther alumnus's eyewitness account of Oslo bombing

At 3:25 p.m. on July 22, 2011, a bomb ripped through the government quarter in Oslo, Norway, killing seven people and injuring many more. Luther alumnus Olav Ljone Skogaas, a journalist, photographer and translator, was on the scene of the bomb blast in Oslo. Here is his remembrance and a selection of his photos.

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