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Lydia Slattery
Media Relations Specialist

slatly01@luther.edu

Phone: 563-387-1417

Luther College News

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

President Jenifer K. Ward announced to the Luther College community today her intention to retire as president at the end of June 2025. Ward became president of Luther on July 1, 2019, and at the time of her retirement, she will have served in the role for six years. 

April 29, 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

Beginning with the cohort entering in fall 2024, Luther College nursing students will spend their senior year working at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota, rather than their junior year, to ease the transition into professional nursing after graduation. 

April 22, 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

Small Island Big Song, a collective of renowned First Nation musicians from across the Pacific and Indian Oceans, will perform for Luther College’s Center Stage Series at 7:30 p.m Tuesday, April 23, in the Center for Faith and Life Main Hall.

April 9, 2024

Luther College will host Master Zhongxian Wu, a Chinese martial artist, calligrapher, and musician, from April 9–28. During his time on campus, he will lead workshops that are open to the Decorah community. 

April 9, 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

Luther College will celebrate Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) heritage and contributions in April with a series of lectures, as well as performances and a fashion show put on by Luther students. The college will host a residency for a Chinese musician, calligrapher and martial artist. While May is widely recognized as the national AAPI month, Luther will celebrate in April. 

 

March 28, 2024

Contact Information

Lydia Slattery
Media Relations Specialist

slatly01@luther.edu

Phone: 563-387-1417