Tuesday, Jan. 1

TUESDAY 1/1/2019
(Sent 1/2/2019 due to holiday)

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Watch excerpts from this year's Christmas at Luther

Luther is pleased to share excerpts from this year's Christmas at Luther with warm wishes for a joyous holiday season.

Monthly admissions update

The fall 2019 monthly admissions reports are available online; report number four was just posted. Notices will be published in the Tuesday after the last day of the previous month. Contact Scot, <schasc01>, or 387-1430, with any questions. 


Christmas break hours

J-term hours begin Monday, Jan. 7

Preus Library
Wednesday-Friday, Jan. 2-4: 8 a.m.-5 p.m.
Saturday-Sunday, Jan. 5-6: Closed
J-term hours: 7:30 a.m.-11 p.m.

Dahl Centennial Union
Daily 7 a.m.-10 p.m.

Welcome Center
Daily 7:30 a.m.-9 p.m.

Book Shop
Wednesday-Friday, Jan. 2-4: 8:45 a.m.-4:45 p.m.
Saturday-Sunday, Jan. 5-6: Closed
J-term hours: 8:45 a.m.-4:45 p.m.

Oneota Market
Regular hours 7:30 a.m.-3 p.m. Monday-Friday

Wednesday-Sunday, Jan. 2-6: Closed

Nordic Brew
Wednesday-Sunday, Jan. 2-6: Closed

Wednesday-Sunday, Jan. 2-6: Closed

Wednesday-Sunday, Jan. 2-6: Closed

Wednesday-Sunday, Jan. 2-6: Closed

Mail Center/SPO
Wednesday, Jan. 2-4: 9:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m.

Regents Center
Wednesday-Friday, Jan. 2-4: 6 a.m.-9 p.m.
Saturday, Jan. 5: 8 a.m.-7 p.m.
Sunday, Jan. 6: noon-9 p.m.
Monday, Jan. 7:

Legends Center
Wednesday-Friday, Jan. 2-4: 9 a.m.-7 p.m.
Saturday, Jan. 5: 9 a.m.-2 p.m.
Sunday, Jan. 6: 1-8 p.m.

Aquatic Center
Wednesday-Friday, Jan. 2-4: 11 a.m.-1 p.m.
Saturday-Sunday, Jan. 5-6: Closed

HR Update

A Remote Work Policy has been created and is now in effect. The purpose of the policy is to establish consistent guidelines and criteria to be used to determine, review and manage employment at a remote location. The policy may be found on the Policies page of the Luther website. Contact your vice-president/dean for more information.

ELITE Winter Futsal Training registration open

Join Decorah United Soccer Club and Luther College Men's and Women's Soccer for ELITE Winter Futsal Training. ELITE Winter Futsal Training is open to beginners who want to experience the joy of playing indoor soccer while learning the basics, as well as experienced players looking to take their game to the next level by getting some extra training during the winter season. ELITE Winter Futsal Training is a nine-session training program with an emphasis on training the individual and how that individual fits into a small-sided setting (4v4 or 5v5). Training will include soccer-specific technical and agility/explosive training for 15 minutes as well as 45 minutes of small sided play. Visit http://www.neiaelitetraining.com/ to register. Email Chris, <garcch01>, with questions.

Dance Cardio class offered

The Wellness Department is excited to offer "Dance Cardio" class Wednesdays in January from noon-12:45 p.m., beginning Jan. 9. This four-week class is only $15 per employee. Register here.

CEPE faculty research fellowship: Call for applications

The Center for Ethics and Public Engagement invites applications from any tenure-track faculty for a two-year research fellowship. The fellowship provides one course release per year to allow the fellow time to conduct academic research or discipline-specific work related to CEPE's annual theme. Please see CEPE website for details and application instructions. Application deadline is Friday, Feb. 15, 2019.

January book group sign-up

Some call Ed Fallon's 3,100-mile trek from Los Angeles to Washington, D.C. a modern-day "Odyssey." Walk along with Fallon in his reflective memoir, "Marcher, Walker, Pilgrim," as he and dozens of others call attention to climate change. Like Odysseus, Fallon experiences loneliness, lost love, extreme pain, unpredictable weather and attempted mutiny. Join a January book group here, and prepare for Fallon's visit to campus Thursday, Feb. 21. Sponsored by the Center for Ethics and Public Engagement. 


Chapel this week

Worship services will not be held on campus during Christmas break. Chapel will resume Monday, Jan. 7, and Sunday morning worship will resume Jan. 13.

Home sporting events

Saturday, Jan. 5: Women's and men's swimming and diving vs. Loras 1 p.m.

Events this week

Monday, Jan. 7: J-term classes begin

Mid-Winter Community Day Jan. 12

Luther College, in partnership with Decorah Bank & Trust, invite all area families and friends to enjoy an afternoon of food, fellowship and fun at the 2019 Mid-Winter Community Day Saturday, Jan. 12, in the Regents Center. Registration can be completed online or by calling the Alumni Office, 387-1164 or (800) 225-8664. The community day pizza party is $2 for adults, no charge for children 18 and under.


Celebrations this week

Jan. 1: Larry Moen, Bob Strong
Jan. 2: Kristin Fleagle, Christopher Olson
Jan. 3: Storm Bailey, Marian Johnson, Nathan Riley
Jan. 4: Julie Lucas
Jan. 5: Thomas Occhipinti
Jan. 6: Erin Ryan
Jan. 7: Kristin Bjerke, Madeline Jungbauer

Jan. 1: Lori Stanley, 35 years
Jan. 7: Cindie Gunderson, 5 years

Position openings

To view complete job descriptions and apply for all current openings, go to the employment website at https://luthercollege.hiretouch.com/.


Andy Hageman published an essay on Alfred Hitchcock's "Rear Window" and David Lynch's "Twin Peaks" on https://25yearslatersite.com.

Todd Green delivered a framing speech and participated on a panel discussion on Islamophobia with Mehdi Hasan, Dalia Fahmy and Hatem Bazian at the Reviving the Islamic Spirit Convention in Toronto Dec. 22; delivered the keynote address for the 25th anniversary awards banquet for the Muslim Education Trust in Portland Dec. 8; and delivered the keynote address and received the Building Bridges Award at the annual awards banquet for the Islamic Resource Group in Minneapolis Nov. 10.


For sale: Facilities is accepting bids for a well maintained 2007 Dodge Grand Caravan, white exterior, 129,791 miles with Adaptive Mobility Equipment installed. If interested, contact Facilities Services, 387-1010, for a description of current issues with this vehicle. Vehicle can be viewed in the gravel parking lot south of Storre Theatre. Email bids to <facilities> by noon, Wednesday, Jan. 16. Facilities Services reserves the right to reject any and all bids.

For sale: Oak corner TV stand with one open shelf and enclosed storage below. $60. Thirty-inches high, 25.5-inches deep, 38-inches at the widest point. Purchased at a furniture store. Excellent condition. Email Jeanie, <lovellje>, photos and details.

Wanted: A visiting professor from a university in Spain will be at Luther Feb. 18 to March 1. Housing for this one person within walking distance to Luther College is needed. Very clean, neat, quiet and responsible. Contact Loren, <touslo01>, with options.


And finally...

What's hitting the theaters for 2019? Check out the exclusive survey conducted by Fandango for USA Today for the top-19 most anticipated movies for the coming year

  1. "Avengers: Endgame" April 26
  2. "Captain Marvel" March 8
  3. "Star Wars: Episode IX" Dec. 20
  4. "Spider-Man: Far From Home" July 5
  5. "Toy Story 4" June 21
  6. "Glass" Jan. 18
  7. "The Lion King" July 19
  8. "Aladdin" May 24
  9. "Dumbo" March 29
  10. "Joker" Oct. 4