Luther College German Professor Elizabeth Steding publishes “GDR Literature in German Curricula and Textbooks”

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’s Justin M. Sprung, an assistant professor of psychology,  co-authored Personnel Psychology, a comprehensive and accessible textbook that delves into the psychological principles behind human resource practices.

October 2, 2023

Amy Weldon, Luther College Professor of English, published Advanced Fiction, a textbook that offers a comprehensive and innovative guide for undergraduate students or any writer looking for direction, on Aug. 24.


September 20, 2023

Luther College’s website ( received the Award of Excellence in the category Website Redesign at the 29th annual Communicator Awards. The Communicator Awards is an annual competition recognizing the best in advertising, corporate communications, public relations and design.

August 25, 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

Beth Lynch, Luther College associate professor of biology, recently contributed a chapter to a book titled “Tending Iowa’s Land – Pathways to a Sustainable Future.”

April 25, 2023

Luther College President Jenifer K. Ward and Provost Brad Chamberlain have announced promotions for current faculty members.

March 7, 2023

Nearly 400 composers across the country submitted pieces in hopes of securing this coveted opportunity in the contemporary music world.     

February 10, 2023

Luther College piano faculty members Xiao Hu and Du Huang will perform a Valentine’s Day concert to be broadcast live on Iowa Public Radio Classical.

February 7, 2023

Brooke Joyce will compose two pieces to be performed at the 2024 AGO National Convention in San Francisco. 

October 7, 2022