Luther College to host the 66th annual Dorian Band Festival

Luther College will host the 66th annual Dorian Band Festival March 2-3. High school band students, from approximately 125 schools, nominated by their high school directors come to stay on campus for the chance to experience Luther, rehearse with music faculty and perform in concert.

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The $170,000 Carver grant will help purchase high-fidelity equipment to enhance Luther's existing simulation lab.

Luther College nursing department awarded $170,000 Carver grant

Luther College was awarded a $170,000 grant from the Roy J. Carver Charitable Trust to fund the purchase of high-fidelity simulation mannequins and their associated audio-visual components. The equipment will be used primarily in Luther's nursing department, though the college expects the simulation equipment will be useful in several other academic departments as well.

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David Briggs

Luther College to host Concert Organist David Briggs Feb. 25

David Briggs, English composer and concert organist, will present an improvisation concert at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 25, in the Luther College Center for Faith and Life. As part of the concert, Briggs, who is making his second appearance at Luther, will improvise a score to accompany the 1925 silent film "The Phantom of the Opera." The performance is open to the public with no charge for admission.

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Tariq Ramadan skype interview

Luther students interview internationally known activist

Luther College students had a rare chance to interview an internationally known activist and scholar of contemporary Islam in January. Tariq Ramadan spoke via Skype on Jan. 23 to Robert Shedinger's class on contemporary Islamic thought and Todd Green's class on Islam and the West.

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David Tiede, Luther College interim president

In the Luther Loop 4

This is my fourth brief communication to keep all of us "In the Luther Loop" during this interim year. The Decorah hills are freshly draped in snow as spring term begins at Luther College. Close your eyes and also remember the green beauty of this campus.

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Sarah Smelser

Sarah Smelser to present works at Luther College

An art exhibit of original prints created by Sarah Smelser, associate professor of art at Illinois State University, will be on display Feb. 24-March 21 in the upper level of the Center for Faith and Life on the Luther College campus.

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