Issue: #22
2/28/2014
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Sports this week:

Feb. 28

Men' track and field IIAC Indoor Championships(H)

Women's track and field IIAC Indoor Championships (H)

Women's swimming and diving NCAA DIII Regional Championships

March 1

Wrestling- NCAA III Regional 

Men's track and field IIAC Indoor Championships (H)

Women's track and field IIAC Indoor Championships (H)

Softball vs. St. Catherine University at 11 a.m. (A)

Softball vs. St. Norbert College at 3 p.m. (A)

Men's tennis vs. St. Olaf (A)

Women's tennis vs. St. Olaf (A)

Men's basketball IIAC Championship

March 2 

Softball vs. Gustavus Adolphus at 3 p.m. (A)

Softball vs. Carleton College at 7 p.m. (A)


Music this week:

Feb. 28
March 2-3

Luther College names Paula J. Carlson as 10th president

 

Paula J. Carlson, vice president for mission at St. Olaf College in Northfield, Minn., has been elected the 10th president of Luther College, the college's Board of Regents announced today. A scholar of medieval literature and modern American literature, Carlson was formerly vice president and liaison to the St. Olaf Board of Regents and, at the University of Dubuque in Iowa, director of the Wendt Center for Character Education and associate dean for academic affairs. Read more...

Ancient Egyptian papyri discovered at Luther College

 

In January, nine papyri documents almost 2,000 years old were found by a student in the Luther College Archives where they had been stored for decades. Luther sophomore Brittany Anderson was examining the papers of the late Orlando W. Qualley, longtime professor of classics, the first vice president of Luther College (1934) and the first dean of the college (1946-1964), when she came across the nine ancient documents among Qualley's letters and journals donated to the college in the 1980s. Read more...

Center Stage Series: 'Notes from the Balcony': Boston Brass and Enso String Quartet to perform March 8

 

The Boston Brass and Enso String Quartet combine in a distinctive and fun performance inspired by Shakespeare's "Romeo and Juliet" in the Luther College Center for Faith and Life Main Hall, at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, March 8. The "Notes from the Balcony" performance is part of Luther College's 2013-14 Center Stage Series of professional performing arts events. Tickets for the performance are available online at http://tickets.luther.eduRead more...

Luther to host Rasmussen lecture on 'Vocation and Sustainability'

 

Larry L. Rasmussen, Reinhold Niebuhr Professor Emeritus of social ethics at Union Theological Seminary, New York City, will give the lecture "Vocation and Sustainability" at 7 p.m. Friday, March 7. The lecture, to be held in the Center for Faith and Life Recital Hall on the Luther campus, is open to the public with no charge for admission. Read more...

'Both Sides Now:' Angela Kueny presents Paideia lecture on Amish tradition of forgiveness

 

Angela Kueny, Luther assistant professor of nursing, will present the Paideia Text and Issues lecture, "Both Sides Now: Considering Forgiveness in Religious and Communal Old Order Amish Traditions," at 7 p.m. Tuesday, March 11, in the Center for Faith and Life Recital Hall on the Luther campus. The lecture will be followed by a reception in Qualley Lounge; both are open to the public with no charge for admission. Read more...

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