Tuesday, Aug. 7

TUESDAY 8/7/2018

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Opportunities to get involved with Luther Brand work

Luther is launching an initiative to clarify our brand identity, including what Luther stands for, how our programs are distinctive and the value we deliver to our audiences. There are several ways for faculty and staff to get involved and voice their opinion:

  • Brand Workshop, Wednesday, Aug. 8, 2-3 p.m., Valders 367
  • Brand Survey, open until Friday, Aug. 10.

Contact Aimee Viniard-Weideman with questions.

August hours

Daily: 7 a.m.-10 p.m.

Welcome Center
Daily: 7 a.m.-5:30 p.m.

Wednesday, Aug. 1-Wednesday, Aug. 8: Closed
Thursday, Aug. 9: 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m.
Friday, Aug. 10: 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m.; 5-6:30 p.m.
Saturday, Aug. 11-Friday, Aug. 24: 7-8:30 a.m.; 11:30-1 p.m.; 5-6:30 p.m.

Oneota Market
Monday-Friday: 7:30 a.m.-3 p.m.
Saturday-Sunday: Closed
Wednesday, Aug. 8: Closed

Marty's, Nordic Brew, C-Store, Grab-n-Go
Open Saturday, Aug. 25

Book Shop
Monday-Friday: 8:15 a.m.-4:45 p.m.
Saturday-Sunday: Closed
Saturday, Aug. 18: 1-3 p.m.

Mail Center
Monday-Friday: 10 a.m.-4 p.m.
Saturday-Sunday: Closed

Regents Center
Monday-Friday: 6 a.m.-8 p.m.
Saturday: 8 a.m.-noon
Sunday: Closed

Monday-Friday: 6 a.m.-7 p.m.
Saturday: 9 a.m.-noon
Sunday: Closed

Aquatic Center
Tuesday, Aug. 7-Tuesday, Aug. 14: Closed
Friday, Aug. 25: Closed
Regular hours
Monday-Friday: 7:30-9 a.m.; 11 a.m.-1 p.m.
Saturday-Sunday: Closed

Preus Library and Winneshiek County Historical Society awarded $30,000 grant

Thanks to a grant from the Iowa Department of Cultural Affairs, Luther's Preus Library and the Winneshiek County Historical Society will make county newspapers more accessible to the public. The entities were jointly awarded $30,016 to fund the digitization of Winneshiek County newspapers dating back more than 150 years. The Winneshiek County Historical Society will augment the grant award with a $10,000 cash contribution to fully fund the digitization efforts.

Luther achieves 50 percent reduction of waste during move out week

Move out week at Luther was another success this year, with a 56 percent reduction of waste from the 2013 baseline. Luther students reduced their waste by five more tons than move out week 2017, achieving the goal of a 50 percent reduction by 2018 for move out waste diversion.

New on luther.edu

Read about Jasper Kange '12, his career after Luther and how the experiences he had in his art major were pivotal in his growth and development as a graphic designer.

Portrait studio open Thursday afternoon

New to Luther? Want a new headshot? The Luther portrait studio is open Friday, Aug. 24, 12:30-4:30 p.m. No appointment necessary.

Oneota Market, cafeteria closed Aug. 8

Oneota Market and the Caf will be closed Wednesday, Aug. 8, for all-day dining services training.

HR update

Regular work hours resume Monday, Aug. 20. Hours are 8 a.m.-5 p.m., with hour-long lunches. The college is open normal hours and classes are in session on Labor Day, Sept. 3.

Book Shop news

Luther Writers Festival Sept. 27-29
The Luther Writers Festival will be here before you know it, and the Book Shop has been receiving all the authors' books for the festival. Stop in and purchase a book from your favorite author who will be attending.


Tuesday, Aug. 7: KATIE Maintenance - version upgrade, all day
Thursday, Aug. 9: Summer Preview Day, all day
Friday, Aug. 10: Summer Preview Day, all day

Final summer preview days Aug. 9-10

Luther's final Preview Days of the summer take place this Thursday, Aug. 9, and Friday, Aug. 10. Prospective families will have the opportunity to learn about Luther and explore Decorah. To learn more, go to luther.edu/admissions/visit/summer-preview.


Celebrations this week

Aug. 7: Roberto Zavala
Aug. 8: Dennis Blake, Debra Franzen, Sheryl Sievert, Sarah Forsythe
Aug. 9: Brad Phillips, Peter Nekola
Aug. 10: Brittany Cord, Alisa Winsauer
Aug. 11: Chandra Jennings
Aug. 13: Jon Christy, Stephanie Travers, Cathy Nelson, Miola Gossman

Aug. 7: Kristi Knutson, five years
Aug. 9: Korrine Jackson, five years
Aug. 12: Kevin Wenger, five years

Thank you for your service

Rick Thornton, who has worked for Luther for more than 37 years, has announced his retirement effective Friday, Aug. 17. We congratulate Rick and thank him for his dedicated service to the college.

New titles

Michelle Boike started her new position as associate director of the Center for Intercultural and Community Engagement and coordinator of Catalyze at Luther June 1. Her office is Dahl Centennial Union 113, telephone 387-1320.

Sean Burke started his new position as associate dean and director of faculty development Aug. 1. His office is Dahl Centennial Union 262B, telephone 387-2110.

Position opening

Full-time custodian: The Custodial Department has an immediate opening for a full-time custodial staff position. General custodial responsibilities include overall appearance of assigned academic and resident hall building(s). Hours generally are Monday-Friday. Must be able to work with little supervision, complete work thoroughly and promptly, and be self-motivated. Valid driver license required. High school diploma or equivalent preferred but not required.

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


Maryna Bazylevych presented discussant notes in a double panel "Doing health ethnography in post-socialist settings: Methodological reflections" at the Society for Romanian Studies in Bucharest, Romania, in June.

A Norwegian immigrant in the Midwest in the 1860s, Herbjørn Gausta was a painter who attended Luther College in 1872. He painted portraits of influential people, genre scenes and landscapes in the Midwest and Norway. Annika Vande Krol '19, is in her second year of summer research about Gausta in an effort to find previously unknown works. Vande Krol is working with Kate Elliott. Their goal is to create a catalogue raisonné, an annotated listing of all the Gausta artwork.


For sale: 2003 Lexus RX300 with 140,000 miles. $6,000. Very good condition. Contanct Joe, <breitejo> or 419-1124, with inquiries.

For sale: 2008 Hyundai Sonata GL with 64,000 miles. $4,400. Good condition. Great school car. Call Sally, 382-9444, and leave a message.

Wanted: One girl's bike, 20-inch wheels. Contact Diane, <schollde> or 419-5607, with options.

Moving sale: Friday, Aug. 10-Saturday, Aug. 11. 10 a.m.-6 p.m. 702 Linn Street, Decorah. Furniture, kitchen items, tools, lawn equipment, misc. household items. All must go. Contact Mark, <[email protected]>, with questions.


And finally...

Looking to get in one more summer activity before school starts? Nothing compares to the Iowa State Fair, which runs Thursday, Aug. 9-Sunday, Aug. 19, in Des Moines. In addition to checking out the midway, visiting the famous butter cow and butter John Deere Tractor, and Grandstand acts, taste all three of the best new food finalists:

  • Brown sugar pork belly on a stick: Quarter-pound strip of pork belly that's been honey cured, rubbed with brown sugar and cooked to crispy perfection.
  • All Iowa belly up burger: Half-pound of fresh ground pork belly, seasoned with a signature rub, then grilled and topped with pulled pork, signature sauce, thick-cut candied bacon and Rib Shack Slaw, served on a brioche bun.
  • Apple egg rolls: Egg rolls wrapped with apple filling, sprinkled with cinnamon sugar, served with a side of caramel dip.