Jane Clare

Luther senior Clare exploring Buddhism in the Christian Midwest

Luther College senior Jane Clare took a look outside the "Luther Bubble" this summer in her research surrounding Buddhism in the Christian Midwest. According to Clare, it is important to be aware of and engaging in religions outside one's own in order to navigate the world around us. "I think it is always important to look outside of our own experiences and learn about others so that we can live in and embrace a larger community," she said.

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'Dreaming with Our Eyes Open: Staying Informed about DACA'

At a time of heightened political relevance, Carly Hayden Foster, Luther College associate professor of political science, and Luther students Madeline Lomprey and Elena Pinnow will explore multiple perspectives on immigration law in "Dreaming with Our Eyes Open: Staying Informed about DACA," at 7 p.m., Oct. 2, in the Recital Hall of the Center for Faith and Life on the Luther campus.

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David Gonzalez

'The Power of Your Own Story'

Nationally acclaimed storyteller, poet and musician David Gonzalez will present "The Power of Your Own Story" artist residency Friday and Saturday, Sept. 28-29, on the Luther College campus.

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Gabrielle Blair

Luther senior Blair exploring multiple paternity in white tailed deer

According to Luther College senior Gabrielle Blair, the prevalence of deer in the Midwest has led to the importance of studying their mating structures. This kind of study has been done primarily on captive deer, so being able to research the mating structures of wild deer creates a new direction for researchers.

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Ashalul Aden, Luther College class of 2020

Luther College junior Ashalul Aden named Rising Star

Luther College junior Ashalul Aden was recently named a 2018 Rising Star from the Interfaith Youth Core for her work as an interfaith leader for the Luther community. "I became involved in the Luther community because I am passionate about making the world a better place for every single human regardless of their ethnicity, gender identity, race, religious identity or sexual orientation," Aden said.

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Luther College welcomes The Bakken Trio's performance of 'Nadia'

An innovative performance dramatizing the life of musician Nadia Boulanger, once called "the most influential teacher since Socrates," will take the stage at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 27, in the Recital Hall of the Center for Faith and Life on the Luther College campus. Following Boulanger as she overcame family tragedy and the French music establishment, "Nadia" is a tour-de-force of storytelling intertwined with chamber music.

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Lizzo to perform on Sept. 28

American hip-hop artist Lizzo will make her way to the Luther College campus, with her versatile, "genre-less" style and dazzling confidence, to perform at 9 p.m. Friday, Sept. 28, in Luther College's Regents Center. Doors open at 8:30 p.m.

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Megan Stubbs

Body Image Event with Megan Stubbs Sept. 18 at Luther College

Relationship expert and body image specialist Megan Stubbs will present the program "The F Word, Understanding Fat and Body Image" at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 18, in Luther College's Valders Hall of Science Room 206. Co-sponsored by Luther's SAC Impact committee and Luther Wellness, the cost of admission is $5.

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