Issue #27
April 10, 2014


Five Luther College students were selected to receive a $1,000 Steven Mark Anderson Scholarship for the 2014-15 academic year. Recipients of the scholarship were announced during Luther's Student Support Services celebration banquet March 19. Recipients include Jessica Edgar, Alex Hain, Pamera Kezy, Kathleenjo Peterson and Alexis Reynolds. Read more...

Luther associate professor of biology Beth Lynch, was awarded a $4,980 grant from the Iowa Science Foundation in August 2013. The grant is allowing her to document the occurrences of rare plant species and habitats in Iowa to better observe the impacts of ongoing environmental changes, including invasive plant species, deer herbivory and climate change on rare plant taxa and communities. Read more...
David Vasquez, Luther College campus pastor, met with lawmakers in Washington, D.C., on April 1 to express the support of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America for fair and compassionate immigration reform. Vasquez said that, as a person of faith, he recognizes that he is called to welcome the sojourner and walk alongside migrants and refugees as they rebuild their lives in the United States. This is the message he took to Capitol Hill for the Lutheran Immigration Leadership Summit, hosted April 1-2 by the Lutheran Immigration and Refugee Service. Read more...
Featured Photos

This week's photos include the Center Stage Series with Philip Glass and the first home games for Luther's baseball and softball teams. View photos

Featured Video

Check out the Luther College Visual Media's "Luther College: The Many Faces." Luther is home to a diverse student body, who are proud to call themselves "Norse."

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