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Research Symposium teaser

Luther offers Research and Honors Visit Event for prospective students

Luther College will host a Research and Honors Visit Event for prospective students Friday, May 8, giving visitors the opportunity to see and celebrate the vibrant intellectual life at Luther. Visitors will participate in portions of the college's Student Research Symposium to see examples of the scholarship, research and creativity of students from a variety of disciplines. Parents are welcome to attend as well.

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The Magic Flute teaser

Luther College Spring Opera presents 'The Magic Flute'

Imagine a fantastical realm ruled by an evil queen, populated by bird people and mystical animals, with a prince attempting to rescue a princess as the Luther College Music Department presents Mozart's "The Magic Flute" at 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday, May 8-9, in the Main Hall of the Center for Faith and Life on the Luther campus.

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Luther College to celebrate Commencement May 24

Luther College will celebrate Commencement at 10 a.m. Sunday, May 24, in Carlson Stadium when President Paula Carlson will confer the Bachelor of Arts degree on Luther's class of 2015. Mike Danforth, a 1995 graduate of Luther and executive producer of National Public Radio's "Wait Wait… Don't Tell Me!" will give the commencement speech.

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Dorje Gurung teaser

'Pursuing a Meaningful Life: Human Rights and Education in Nepal

Dorje Gurung will present the guest lecture "Pursuing a Meaningful Life: Human Rights and Education in Nepal" at 7 p.m. Thursday, May 7, in Valders Hall of Science Room 206 on the Luther College campus. An informal discussion will occur at 12:45 p.m. May 7, in Valders Room 262. The lecture and discussion are open to the public with no charge for admission.

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Luther students honored during Entrepreneurial Showcase

The 30th annual Luther College Entrepreneurial Showcase was held Tuesday, April 14, in Luther College's Peace Dinning Room.  Since the initial program in 1986, the goal of the Entrepreneurial Showcase has been to serve as an annual forum for students, faculty, alumni and friends of Luther who are interested in and support entrepreneurship.

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Luther College Student Research Symposium May 8

Luther College Student Research Symposium May 8

The Luther College Student Research Symposium is a full-day event held each spring to celebrate the vibrant intellectual life and learning at Luther. Students share their research and creative work with fellow students, faculty, alumni, parents, and the broader community. Sessions for the research symposium are open to the public to attend all day Friday, May 8, in various locations on the Luther campus.

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Kate Gerike

Luther students selected for Lucille Stansberry Rosholt recital

Luther College will host the Lucille Stransberry Rosholt Distinction in Accompanying and Collaborative Keyboard Performance Scholarship recital at 4 p.m. Sunday, May 10, in the Noble Recital Hall in Jenson-Noble Hall of Music on the Luther campus.

The recital will be followed by an award ceremony and reception. The program and reception are open to the public with no charge for admission.

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Luther composition students 2015 teaser

Luther students to present original pieces May 11

Luther College will host an evening of new music composed by members of Luther's composition studio. Out of the 15 student composers in this year's composition studio, five students have been selected to present their pieces at 9 p.m. Monday, May 11, in the Noble Recital Hall of the Jenson-Noble Music Hall.

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Chuck Stark

Center for Sustainable Communities hosts Luther alumnus Chuck Stark

After backpacking, rock-climbing, and kayaking his way around the U.S. and Costa Rica, Chuck Stark, Luther College class of 2006, will present, "Exploring the World and Finding our Place" at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, May 6, in the Valders Hall of Science Room 206 on the Luther campus. The lecture is open to the public with no charge for admission.

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John Marchiando

Luther College to host trumpeter John Marchiando May 9

Principal trumpeter John Marchiando will present a guest recital at 2 p.m. Saturday, May 9, in the Noble Recital Hall in the Jenson-Noble Hall of Music on the Luther College campus. The concert will also feature Du Huang, Luther associate professor of music, piano, and John Cord, Luther assistant professor of music, trumpet. The recital is open to the public with no charge for admission.

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Michael S. Barry

Luther's psychology department presents Michael S. Barry

The Luther College psychology department presents a guest lecture by the Rev. Dr. Michael S. Barry, "Forgiving yourself and others: Keys to health and happiness," at 7 p.m. Tuesday, April 28, in Luther's Franklin W. Olin Building Room 102. The lecture is open to the public with no charge for admission. In "Forgiving yourself and others," Barry will speak about the connection between a spirit of forgiveness and physical, spiritual, mental and emotional health.

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