Luther College announces Fall 2023 Dean’s List

More than 500 Luther students made the Dean’s List for the Fall 2023 semester.

January 10, 2024

Elizabeth Steding, Luther College professor of German, published GDR Literature in German Curricula and Textbooks: Exploring the Legacy of GDR Authors, 1985-2015. “I have been intrigued by the GDR since I was in college, and textbooks play an important role in my life as a teacher, so this project really combines two interests of mine,” said Steding.

November 13, 2023

Luther College student Clara Wodny, class of 2024, won a $2,000 Study Abroad Scholarship from Sigma Tau Delta, the English Honor Society. Wodny is currently studying away at the University of Nottingham in England.

October 20, 2023

The new Luther College curriculum includes fewer required credits and gives students more flexibility to pursue their interests and passions within their Luther education. It also fulfills the college’s goals to provide a more skills-based curriculum.

August 30, 2023
Professor Pedlar stands next to two students, consulting with them over a computer

“At Luther, we have a long tradition of preparing students for a future in the various disciplines of engineering,” said Todd K. Pedlar, professor of physics. “In our new program, we’ll serve such students even more completely.”

June 21, 2023
A student leans over a table. Tablecloth on the table says Phi Beta Kappa and shows the golden key of Phi Beta Kappa.

Luther College is one of a select group of private liberal arts colleges in the United States with a chapter of Phi Beta Kappa, the nation’s oldest and most respected undergraduate honors organization. 

June 5, 2023
Joshua Hartl on a mountain in Colorado.

The Austrian-American Educational Commission has selected Luther College senior Joshua Hartl of Oskaloosa, Iowa, as a U.S. Teaching Assistant (USTA) in Austria for the 2023-24 academic year.

May 12, 2023
Minh smiles at the camera, and in the background is a waterfall.

Nguyen will receive $5,000 from the Thomas D. Rossing Fund for Physics Education for the 2023-24 academic year.


May 11, 2023
Students sit in a row, smiling at the camera.

Ten Luther College students presented papers at the annual conference of the Sigma Tau Delta national honors society in Denver, March 29-April 1.

May 8, 2023
6 female students in masks, wearing nursing uniforms.

Students who take advantage of this program will be able to earn a bachelor’s degree plus master’s degree in public health in five years.

April 20, 2023