Luther vocalist Brandon Whitish to give senior recital
Luther senior Brandon Whitish of Fennimore, Wisconsin, will present a vocal recital in collaboration with alumnus Mitchell Stevens at 7 p.m., Saturday, Oct. 21, in the Noble Recital Hall of the Jenson-Noble Hall of Music on the Luther campus.
Luther College Alumnus Josh Byrnes is the featured speaker in Decorah Power’s fall Learning Series at 7 p.m. Monday, Oct. 16, in Valders Hall of Science Room 362 on the Luther College campus.
Pulitzer Prize winner and Luther alumna Erin Alberty and award-winning journalist and author Jessica Luther will share their experiences reporting on sexual assault claims at several major universities, including Brigham Young University and Baylor University, respectively. They will discuss what they have discovered during their investigations, and what needs to happen to slow down the trend of sexual abuse on campuses. Their presentation takes place at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 18, in the Center for Faith and Life Recital Hall on the Luther campus.
The Luther College Admissions Office will host two separate Preview Day events on Oct. 19 and Oct. 20, 2017 on the Luther campus. This visit provides prospective students a glimpse into Luther’s educational atmosphere. More information about Preview Day, as well as other Luther College visit events, is available at: visit.luther.edu.
Luther College is hosting a Creative Arts Visit Day for prospective students Friday, Oct. 27. Activities for the day are geared toward prospective students interested in art, dance and theatre by providing an opportunity to explore visual and performing arts at Luther.
Examining a liturgical drama known as the Visitatio sepulchri or “Visit of the sepulcher” that was performed on Easter Sunday in churches and monasteries during the Middle Ages, Melanie Batoff, Luther College assistant professor of music, will deliver a lecture titled “The Past Meets the Present: Strengthening Community through the ‘Visitatio sepulchri’ Liturgical Drama” at 4 pm Sunday, Oct. 22, in the Choir Room of the Jenson-Noble Hall of Music on Luther’s campus.
Luther College President Paula Carlson will present the Luther Distinguished Service Award to eight alumni at the college’s annual Homecoming Alumni Dinner, set for 6 p.m. Friday, Oct. 6, in Peace Dining Room on the Luther campus.
Luther College will celebrate Homecoming 2017 Thursday through Sunday, Oct. 5-8, bringing more than 5,000 friends and alumni back to campus to partake in class reunions, sporting events, musical concerts and more. For the full Homecoming schedule, go to https://www2.luther.edu/homecoming/schedule/.
Alumnus Robby Scott, class of 2013, will be on campus Monday, Oct. 9, giving two presentations about his postgraduate work.
After spending a year as a Franklin Fellow at the U.S. State Department, Todd Green, Luther College professor of religion, will discuss his experience at 7 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 8, in Valders Hall of Science Room 206 on Luther’s campus. Victoria Christman of Luther’s Center for Ethics and Public Engagement will moderate the conversation.