Luther College News
A Luther College collaboration on childhood obesity research shows that community- and school-based interventions are effective in reducing the rise of childhood obesity.
A student-curated exhibit, “From Parlor to Countryside: Recent Fine Arts Collection Print Acquisitions,” will open Thursday, Oct. 5, in the Luther College Union Gallery.
Following the life of the “father of modern science” Galileo Galilei, Luther College’s Visual and Performing Arts department presents “The Life of Galileo” Oct. 5-7 in the Jewel Theatre in Luther’s Center for the Arts.
Featuring the college’s premiere touring ensembles, the Luther College Homecoming Concert is at 1:30 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 8, in the Center for Faith and Life Main Hall on the Luther campus.
Luther junior Paige Harris of Eagan, Minnesota spent the summer as an intern at the Sojourner Project, a non-profit domestic violence shelter in the Twins Cities that has provided help to those in dangerous situations since 1979.
David Upham, Luther class of 1992, is the recipient of the 2017 Dr. Carlo A. Sperati award.
Examining how human rights discourses and institutions have changed gender norms and responses to gender violence in rural Ecuador, Karin Friederic, the Luther College Women and Gender Studies program’s fall 2017 Price Lecturer, will deliver a lecture titled “Women’s Rights, Gender Violence and Body Politics in Coastal Ecuador” at 5 p.m. Monday, Oct. 2, in the F.W. Olin Building Room 102 on Luther’s campus.
Luther senior Nathan Burwell of Eagan, Minnesota spent the summer as an intern at the National Archives and Records Administration.
Luther sophomore Lucas Sinclair, of Carlisle, Iowa, spent the summer interning at the Iowa State Treasurer’s Office in Des Moines.
The Luther College political science department, Luther College social work program and the American Association of University Women is hosting a local political candidate forum from 7-8:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 5, in Valders Hall of Science, Room 206, on the Luther campus.