Lena Schmitt, Luther College senior, partnered with Kirk Larsen, Luther professor of biology, to survey moth communities in the planted tallgrass prairie and oak-hickory forest habitats of Decorah, Iowa. This past summer they repeatedly visited six different sites in the community and collected moths to assemble baseline information of the species of moths in Decorah and how their diversity compares between a habitat type.
Combining his passions for social work and psychology, Luther College junior Daniel Dejapin spent the summer interning at the Department of Social Welfare and Development of the Philippines.
Fostering civil dialogue in the community, Luther College senior Elizabeth Wiebke spent the summer interning with the Frank Zeidler Center for Public Discussion in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.
Luther senior Jack Jagielski spent the summer interning in Rochester, Minnesota, at the Mayo Clinic Center for Sleep Medicine.