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Luther College announces Steven Mark Anderson Scholarship winners

Five Luther College students have each received a $1,000 Steven Mark Anderson Scholarship for the 2016-17 academic year. Recipients, announced during the Luther College TRIO Celebration Banquet on April 6, include Jack Benson, Filiberto Lopez-Garcia, Nana Quainoo, Emily Schroeder and Andrew Whalen.

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'Paper Tigers' teaser

'Paper Tigers'

An inspiring story of struggle, change and success, ''Paper Tigers'' follows the lives of six ''troubled'' teenagers and the adults who helped them change the course of their lives.

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Brianna Shelly performs Brudos Family Opera Prize Recital April 23

Brianna Shelly, Luther College senior from Scottsdale, Arizona, is the 2015-16 recipient of the Alan R. and Sally J. Brudos Family Opera Prize. As part of the award Shelly will perform a recital at 4 p.m. Saturday, April 23, in the Noble Recital Hall of the Jenson-Noble Hall of Music on the Luther campus.

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Luther College to dedicate new solar arrays on Earth Day

As part of Luther College’s Earth Day celebrations, the college will dedicate three solar photovoltaic (PV) arrays, capable of producing 820 kilowatts of electricity, at 4 p.m. Friday, April 22, at the college's solar field site on Pole Line Road. With this addition, Luther once again hosts the most solar photovoltaic capacity in the state of Iowa at 1,100 kW.

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'Tribal Justice and the Erosion of Civil Rights: How Scapegoating Muslims Threatens Us All'

Tribalists who advocate for their tribal interests and try to bully other tribes into becoming subservient are increasingly dominating public discourse. Steve Downs, attorney at law, will reflect on the question of who speaks for the common good and what the role of religion is when religions themselves act like tribes in his lecture titled, "Tribal Justice and the Erosion of Civil Rights: How Scapegoating Muslims Threatens Us All," at 6 p.m. Thursday, April 21, in the Center for Faith and Life Recital Hall on the Luther campus.

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Dancing with the Luther Stars

Three Luther College faculty members paired with three students from the college's ballroom dance team go head to head in the new competition "Dancing with the Luther Stars." Based on the popular ABC television show, the event brings excitement and some friendly rivalry to the Luther campus at 7 p.m. Saturday, April 23, in Luther's Center for Faith and Life Main Hall.

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