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Recipient of a 2012 Second Nature Climate Leadership Award. One of eight colleges across the country to receive an "A" on the 2011 College Sustainability Report Card.

  • Luther first-year students experience hands-on sustainability

    Luther first-year students experience hands-on sustainability

    March 20, 2009 at 10:33 am

    March 20, 2009

    Four hundred sixty-five Luther College first-year students and 37 first-year resident assistants devoted Sept. 6-7 to an unusual community service project: cleaning, sorting and stacking bricks as part of a dual-purpose sustainability project sponsored by Luther College Wellness.  Read more...

  • Power Shift 2009

    March 16, 2009 at 12:37 pm

    March 16, 2009

    Luther juniors Brandon Reed and Karishma Sushilkumar joined a political actions coalition of 11,000 students in Washington, D.C. Feb. 27-March 2 for Power Shift 2009, a conference to lobby Congress to take immediate action against climate disruption.  Read more...

  • Luther first-year students experience hands-on sustainability

    March 13, 2009 at 12:36 pm

    March 13, 2009

    Four hundred sixty-five Luther College first-year students and 37 first-year resident assistants devoted Sept. 6-7 to an unusual community service project: cleaning, sorting and stacking bricks as part of a dual-purpose sustainability project sponsored by Luther College Wellness.  Read more...

  • Luther cafeteria goes "trayless"

    Luther cafeteria goes "trayless"

    March 13, 2009 at 10:32 am

    March 13, 2009

    Luther College Dining Services has "gone trayless" for three months as part of the college's sustainability initiative and is now evaluating the pros and cons of trayless cafeteria operations.  Read more...

  • Luther Board of Regents affirms Green Initiatives in strategic plan

    March 6, 2009 at 10:51 am

    March 06, 2009

    The Luther College Board of Regents has approved the college's Sesquicentennial Strategic Plan for 2008-12, a plan that includes a landmark initiative for Luther's quest towards carbon neutrality.  Read more...

  • Luther Board of Regents affirm ‘Green Initiatives’ in Strategic Plan

    February 25, 2009 at 12:34 pm

    Feb. 25, 2009

    Luther College Board of Regents has approved the college’s Sesquicentennial Strategic Plan for 2008-2012, a plan that includes a landmark initiative for Luther’s quest towards carbon neutrality.  Read more...

  • Luther Professor Brad Chamberlain receives $100,000 research grant

    February 23, 2009 at 12:33 pm

    Feb. 23, 2009

    Brad Chamberlain, associate professor of chemistry at Luther College, has received a $100,000 award from the Grow Iowa Values Fund. The two-year award will fund a project titled “A New Class of Plant-Based Plastics Derived from Soybean and Corn Oil” with research focused on the synthesis of plastics derived from soybean oil.  Read more...

  • Luther Professor Brad Chamberlain receives Iowa Power Fund Award

    February 23, 2009 at 12:31 pm

    Feb. 23, 2009

    Brad Chamberlain, Luther College associate professor of chemistry, and collaborators at the University of Northern Iowa have received a $78,000 award from the Iowa Office of Energy Independence through the Iowa Power Fund.  Read more...

  • Luther utility vehicle fleet goes electric

    Luther utility vehicle fleet goes electric

    February 20, 2009 at 10:46 am

    February 20, 2009

    Luther College has moved closer to its goal of 50 percent reduction of its carbon emission with the purchase of three new all-electric vehicles for its campus fleet of utility vehicles.  Read more...

  • Luther hosts second annual Energy Evolution campaign

    February 18, 2009 at 12:29 pm

    Feb. 18, 2009

    Luther College’s second annual campus Energy Evolution campaign, held in conjunction with February’s National Energy Awareness Month, is in full swing with educational events and activities encouraging the campus community to “reduce their use.”  Read more...

  • Luther utility vehicle fleet goes electric

    February 11, 2009 at 12:28 pm

    Feb. 11, 2009

    Luther College has moved closer to its goal of 50 percent reduction of its carbon emission with the purchase of three new all-electric vehicles for its campus fleet of utility vehicles.  Read more...

  • ‘Luther Energy 101’

    February 3, 2009 at 12:27 pm

    Feb. 3, 2009

    Jim Martin-Schramm, Luther College professor of religion and research chair in Luther’s Center for Ethics and Public Life, will give the sustainability presentation “Luther Energy 101” Thursday, Feb. 19, 7-8 p.m. in the Mott Room of Dahl Centennial Union on the Luther campus.  Read more...