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.

Rosie women's equality

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Predictions by Virginia Woolf

Author Virginia Woolf predicted women would no longer be the protected sex by 2029. How far has the female population come since that prediction? Professor Klammer's Nottingham class examines that question.

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The Creative Mind

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The creative mind

Luther Associate Professor of Communication Studies Thomas C. Johnson discusses how lessons learned in Paideia 112 lead to students asking the important questions.

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Gabriel Twedt with his sister Sarah Twedt Carlson, and his dad, Rick Twedt

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Good for them, not for me

How do they have it all so together? What is a "craftivity"? Why can't I seem to get my stuff together? Gabriel Twedt, Luther College class of 2010, and first grade and collaborative teacher, reminds teachers that what may be good for their peers just plain might not work for themselves. It really is a good reminder for all of us... not just our amazing, thoughtful, kind and talented teachers.

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