Whiteley, one of 32 Americans selected for the prestigious Rhodes Scholarship, is majoring in chemistry at Luther.

Luther senior Georgianna Whiteley named Rhodes Scholar

Luther College senior Georgianna "Annie" Whiteley of Wayzata, Minn., was named a Rhodes Scholar Saturday, Nov. 17. Whiteley was selected from a pool of 838 candidates nominated by their colleges and universities. She was the only student from an Iowa school selected for the honor.

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Luther College President Richard Torgerson

President Torgerson to speak at Nordic American Thanksgiving Breakfast

Nov. 15, 2012   

Luther College President Richard Torgerson has been invited to speak at 7 a.m. Tuesday, Nov. 20, in Bloomington, Minn., at the annual Nordic American Thanksgiving Breakfast presented by the Sons of Norway. The event will take place at the Double Tree Hotel in Bloomington, Minn., 7800 Normandale Boulevard. Reservations are required and may be made through Sons of Norway, telephone (612) 921-4640.

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Luther College Jazz Orchestra to perform Nov. 18

Nov. 13, 2012

Luther College Jazz Orchestra will present its annual fall concert at 4 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 18 in the Center for Faith and Life Main Hall on the Luther campus.The concert is open to the public with no charge for admission.

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Daniel Baldwin, conductor of Chamber Orchestra at Luther College

Luther College Chamber Orchestra concert Nov. 17

Nov. 7, 2012

The Luther College Chamber Orchestra will present a fall concert at 4 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 17, in the Center for Faith and Life Main Hall on Luther's campus. Chamber Orchestra is conducted by Daniel Baldwin, professor of music and director of orchestras at the college.


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Kate Narveson, associate professor of English

Luther professor publishes book on Elizabethan manuscripts

Nov. 6, 2012

In her new book, "Bible Readers and Lay Writers in Early Modern England: Gender and Self-Definition in an Emergent Writing Culture," Kate Narveson, Luther College associate professor of English, looks at Bible reading among ordinary layfolk after the Reformation, and shows how it gave rise to a nonprofessional writing culture, what she calls the first bloggers.

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