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Heather Hackman

'The Urgency of Now and the Role of White People in Racial Justice Work'

Heather Hackman will give the lecture, "The Urgency of Now and the Role of White People in Racial Justice Work," at 6:30 p.m. Sunday, March 4, in Valders 206. Hackman's lecture, intended to begin the dialogue about how white people can be agents of change in social justice work, is open to the public with no charge for admission.

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The National Parks

Luther to show first two films in six-part Ken Burns' documentary

A six-part screening of Ken Burns' documentary "The National Parks: America's Best Idea," is scheduled throughout January on the Luther College campus with the first episode, "The Scripture of Nature" at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 10, and the second, "The Last Refuge," at 2 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 14.

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The National Parks

'The National Parks: America's Best Idea' 

Celebrating the beauty of the great outdoors and national spaces in the United States, a six-part screening of Ken Burns' documentary "The National Parks: America's Best Idea," is scheduled throughout January on the Luther College campus.

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NIkhil Thacker

Luther senior Thacker selected to research bumblebee resource usage

The bee population has slowly been declining across the globe, causing scholars to panic about the lasting impact the decline will have on native plant communities. Nikhil Thacker, Luther College senior of Iowa City, Iowa, researched and observed bumble bees, known scientifically as Bombus, and how to preserve the areas the bees rely on for their survival.

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Luther College named one of top Cool Schools

Luther College was named one of the Sierra Club's Cool Schools for 2017. Luther currently holds the highest ranking for Iowa Private Colleges and is one of only a few ELCA schools recognized on the list.

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