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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.

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    Graduation Pledge 2014

    March 14, 2014 at 1:18 pm

    Are you graduating this spring?  Take the graduation pledge of social and environmental responsibility!  Read more...

  • Food, Faith, and Climate Workshop

    Food, Faith, and Climate Workshop

    March 20, 2014 at 4:26 pm

    Join Iowa Interfaith Power and Light for the Food, Faith, and Climate Workshop on April 12th, 2014 to learn how our food system contributes to climate change,
    and to reflect on what our faith traditions have to say about sustainable food systems.  Read more...

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    Luther to begin room-by-room energy and lighting study

    March 18, 2014 at 3:16 pm

    Starting after Spring Break, Luther will begin a campus-wide, room-by-room energy study that will focus on modifying lighting levels and improving HVAC controls and performance.  Read more...

  • New Leaders Initiative

    New Leaders Initiative looking to grant Goddard Prize

    March 13, 2014 at 4:41 pm

    The New Leaders Initiative has recently received  funding to honor John Goddard, an ambitious adventure seeker and environmental conservation champion who passed in May of 2013.The Goddard Prize will be awarded to students in the Midwest who are pursuing environmental ideas and projects.  Read more...

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    Solar Heating Workshop

    March 12, 2014 at 2:57 pm

    Learn how the sun and a trip to the lumberyard can save you money on your heating bill by building your own solar air heater!  Open to the public free of charge.  Saturday, March 29th, 10:00am-12:30pm.  Read more...

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    5th Annual Oneota Film Festival

    February 19, 2014 at 11:15 am

    The Annual Oneota Film Festival will be on Luther's campus Feb. 28th-March 2nd!  Read more...

  • Trout SKI 5K Nordic Ski Race

    Trout SKI 5K Nordic Ski Race

    February 11, 2014 at 4:10 pm

    The Green Iowa AmeriCorps team, in partnership with the Winneshiek Energy District, is hosting the first annual Trout SKI 5k Nordic Ski Race on February 22nd. Come on out to ski or cheer on others!  Read more...

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    Luther College selected to complete landfill gas study

    February 6, 2014 at 3:57 pm

    The Iowa Economic Development Authority (IEDA) has selected Luther College to receive a State Energy Program Formula to assess potential beneficial uses of landfill gas (LFG) generated at the Winneshiek County Landfill as an energy source for Luther.  Read more...

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    Growing Forward: Curt Ellis

    January 28, 2014 at 2:19 pm

    Hear Co-founder and CEO of FoodCorps Curt Ellis share the journey that made him leave film making to start the organization that is changing the way children relate to food at the University of Northern Iowa on February 24, 2014.   Read more...

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    Land Stewardship Project Citizens' Frac Sand Summit

    January 15, 2014 at 1:23 pm

    On Sat., Jan. 18 at the Tau Center in Winona, join others from around the region for the Land Stewardship Project Citizens' Frac Sand Summit.  The Summit will bring citizens together to share strategy, learn from experts as well as each other and strengthen the movement to keep frac sand mining from destroying our communities.   Read more...

  • Agricultural Innovation Prize

    Agricultural Innovation Prize - $215,000 for students to change the food system

    December 13, 2013 at 9:43 am

    The Agricultural Innovation Prize is a competition for students to develop innovative plans to address social and agricultural challenges within food systems, improving the standard of living and quality of life for the world's population.  Read more...

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    West Side Early Childhood Center Receives National Certification as Nature Explore Classroom

    November 25, 2013 at 10:14 am

    On Nov. 5, the West Side Early Childhood Center, located in Decorach, earned national certification as a Nature Explore Classroom from Dimensions Educational Research Foundation and the Arbor Day Foundation. West Side Early Childhood Center joins a growing network of organizations and institutions that have created effective nature-based outdoor learning environments for children. This network allows for idea-sharing, peer support and continuous development.  Read more...