Luther faculty and students to present Luther Paideia Texts and Issues lecture on Oct. 2

At a time of heightened political relevance, Carly Hayden Foster, Luther College associate professor of political science, and Luther students Madeline Lomprey and Elena Pinnow will explore multiple perspectives on immigration law in “Dreaming with Our Eyes Open: Staying Informed about DACA,” at 7 p.m., Oct. 2, in the Recital Hall of the Center for Faith and Life on the Luther campus.

September 19, 2018

Only approximately 50 of the nearly 400 effigy mounds remain in the state of Iowa. The mounds tell the story of Iowa’s prehistoric past, serving both as a visible reminder of the past as well as standing as a symbol of Iowa’s heritage. Thanks to a grant by the Iowa Department of Cultural Affairs, the Luther College anthropology program is working to further document and conserve some of the remaining Effigy Mounds in Northeast Iowa.

August 6, 2018

Luther College’s spring 2018 Dean’s List includes 732 students; 96 first-years, 135 sophomores, 184 juniors and 317 seniors. To be named to the Dean’s List, a student must earn a semester grade point average of 3.5 or better on a 4.0 scale and must complete at least 12 credit hours with 10 hours of conventional grades (A, B, C, D).

June 15, 2018

Luther College was awarded a $200,000 grant from the Roy J. Carver Charitable Trust to enhance curriculum and provide educational laboratory experiences for students in the new neuroscience major.

February 15, 2018

Since 2011, the arrival of refugees from the Syrian conflict has provoked anti-refugee and pro-refugee movements that either “demonize” or “idealize” them. Ashalul Aden, Luther sophomore, and Pedro dos Santos, assistant professor of political science, will present the first Paideia Texts and Issues lecture of the spring semester at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 27, in the Center for Faith and Life Recital Hall on the Luther campus.

February 15, 2018

Luther College’s fall 2017 Dean’s List includes 737 students; 142 first-years, 142 sophomores, 184 juniors and 269 seniors. To be named to the Dean’s List, a student must earn a semester grade point average of 3.5 or better on a 4.0 scale and must complete at least 12 credit hours with 10 hours of conventional grades (A, B, C, D).

January 25, 2018

The migration of monarch butterflies to Mexico has begun, and for that reason the Luther College entomology class will host a monarch butterfly migration banding event in Anderson Prairie on the Luther College campus from 1:30-4 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 17.

September 11, 2017