Ideas and Creations

The ideas and viewpoints expressed in the posts on the Ideas and Creations blog are solely the view of the author(s). Luther College's mission statement calls us to "embrace diversity and challenge one another to learn in community," and to be "enlivened and transformed by encounters with one another, by the exchange of ideas, and by the life of faith and learning." Alumni, faculty, staff, students and friends of the college are encouraged to express their views, model "good disagreement" and engage in respectful dialogue.

Viola Niyizigama

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A Reminder to Myself

Luther sophomore Viola Niyizigama pens a reminder to herself as she closes out her second year at Luther. This poem was originally performed at the BTQ talent show, March 16, 2018.

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Paul Solberg, Luther professor emeritus

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Better when I see you

Luther head women's soccer coach Russ Schouweiler touches on the importance of student athletes at a small liberal arts college through the eyes of Paul Solberg '61, remembering that it's always "better when I see you."

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Pair of dimes


Lifelong Luther

Brad Miller, Luther professor of computer science, shares the stories of great teachers and how they changed him in his final blog post.

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Metropolis teaser

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'Metropolis' comes to life

What does it take to score a silent movie, creating music where there was nothing before? Brooke Joyce, Luther Associate Professor of Music and Composer-in-Residence, explains the process that Luther students go through to score a silent movie and announces the world premiere of "Metropolis."

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We Rise

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We rise

Jennaya Robison, Luther assistant professor of music, finds inspiration in the music being performed by the Collegiate Chorale.

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