Recent Luther College graduate Jaden Bilal to compete for U.S. in world powerlifting competition

Jaden Bilal lifting in a gym.

Recent Luther College graduate Jaden Bilal will compete in Tartu, Estonia, with some of the best young powerlifters in the world from July 23–27 for the 2024 World University Powerlifting Championships as part of Team USA. 

June 12, 2024
A group of students stand holding paper.

Phi Beta Kappa is the oldest and most respected undergraduate honors organization in the United States. The society has fostered and recognized excellence in the liberal arts and sciences since 1776.

May 22, 2024
Matilda Koeller stands in front of a tree in a black graduation gown and cap.

Luther College graduating senior Matilda Koeller received the college’s Elizabeth A. and Paul G. Jenson Medal for the class of 2024. The announcement was made during the Commencement ceremony on Sunday, May 19.

May 20, 2024

With the 2024 Commencement just around the corner, we’re celebrating the graduating class with Senior Spotlights.

May 13, 2024
Split portrait of Robert Clower in a shirt and tie and Amy in an olive green shirt.

Fulbright awards allow a senior and a 2023 grad to spend a year immersing themselves in German culture while teaching abroad.

May 8, 2024

Five Luther College seniors attended the annual Sigma Tau Delta Convention in St. Louis from April 3–6. The students, all English majors or minors and members of the Sigma Tau Delta English honor society, presented work on topics like George Eliot’s “Middlemarch” and queer identity in literature, in addition to original fiction and poetry. 

May 6, 2024
Esther Bitijula head shot on the right and Mansur Kasali Headhot on the left. Both against a gray background.

Two Luther students received $10,000 grants for innovative community-centered projects. 

April 29, 2024
Kamina smiles at the camera in a sunny room.

Junior Kamina Gager is one of two students interning as a processing and reference archivist in the Archives Center of the Smithsonian National Museum of American History (NMAH). Part of her job is helping to evaluate boxes of historical items, and processing and cataloging them for the museum as part of a large-scale processing project. 

April 17, 2024

Luther College senior Nancy Le received the 2024 Joy Tlou Memorial Award in recognition of her contributions to campus life, encouraging a “community of joy.” 

April 2, 2024
Grace head shot; she wears glasses and a head band in her hair.

Grace Lawrence, a senior at Luther College, is majoring in social work because she wants to help vulnerable populations. She’s spending her last semester in Washington, D.C., learning more about the social work field through an internship.

March 21, 2024