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It's not often that a superhero walks off a page to come to class and chat. Pedro dos Santos discusses how that will happen this week in one of his classes when Mary McAleese, former president of Ireland, comes to campus to lecture and to chat with students in one of his classes.
Klammer sings the praises of "The Voice." And he's not talking about the TV show... rather about two legendary South African musicians, Hugh Masekela and Vusi Mahlesela.
John Cord, Luther assistant professor of music, explains the complexity behind his upcoming trumpet performance and how that lends itself directly to supporting teaching music in school.
Brad Miller, currently teaching a study-away trip in Malta, thinks he might want to be an archaeologist when he grows up. Read along to find out what Indiana Jones can teach us about problem solving and "learning in place."
Area women of all ages will have an opportunity to learn more about financial management, retirement and estate planning, and charitable giving at the 11th annual Women, Faith and Finance seminar on Friday, April 10.
Hosted by Luther College, the one-day educational seminar will be presented 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Hotel Winneshiek in Decorah. The program is open to the public and coincides with Decorah's Women's Weekend Out.
"Live each day, have fun and be a human being" is the motto that Esther Bauer decided to follow every day following her liberation from the Nazi party in the 1940s. Bauer will present the lecture "Living History: A Holocaust Survivor Story" at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, March 31, in the Main Hall of the Center for Faith and Life on the Luther campus. In this lecture, she will recount her experiences as a Holocaust survivor and the story of her mother, Dr. Marie Anna Jones, a medical doctor who was stripped of her ability to practice by the Reich Citizen Law.
The fifth annual Knut Gjerset lecture, "Gifts from Norway," will be presented by Laurann Gilbertson, chief curator of the Vesterheim Norwegian-American Museum, at 7 p.m. Thursday, March 26, in the Recital Hall of the Center for Faith and Life on the Luther College campus.
A reception will follow the lecture in Qualley Lounge of the Center for Faith and Life. The lecture and reception are open to the public with no charge for admission.