Did You Know?
Luther students enjoy personalized one-on-one academic advising: our academic advisors are here to help you from registration to graduation.
Luther College welcomes students of all faiths, ethnicities, backgrounds, religions, genders, and sexual orientation.
All programs at Luther College offer study abroad opportunities. As an affiliate of the U of R, we have partnerships with 450 universities across 70 different countries.
The Luther College Residence is a great place for student athletes; it’s conveniently located and comes with a great meal plan.
The Luther College Residence hosts multiple social events and programs throughout the year, such as Christmas Dinner, International Night, Mardi Gras, and Karaoke Night.
Luther students can register in Arts, Science, or Media, Art, and Performance degree programs. Luther students are U of R students and receive a U of R degree.
It pays to go to Luther College. Literally. Luther students are eligible for an additional $100,000 in scholarships, in addition to all of the awards available to them as U of R!
Luther grads attend a special graduation ceremony and luncheon celebration at Luther College as well as the U of R convocation ceremony
“A poem is like a painting.”
—Horace, Ars Poetica
Comprising creative submissions authored by members of the Luther community, the Winter 2011 issue of Impetus features several works of poetry, one short story, and one personal reflection on time spent abroad. While the four pieces are not identical in form, each one of them achieves a kind of poetic effect, painting a picture of a place, time, feeling or experience in the minds of their readers. Some of the pieces read like pen and ink, and others like watercolour; some contain echoes of Surrealism, while others are more Impressionist. And the precise nature of each of these “paintings” depends heavily on the mental canvases their readers bring with them.
The Impetus editorial board is pleased to introduce the following four works: “Lisbon Suite” by Gerald Hill, professor of English at Luther College and renowned prairie poet; “AND IF” by Dolores Ewen, Luther student and lifelong learner; “Is This Paradise?” by fourth-year Luther student and assistant editor of The Luther Story Faye Wickenheiser; and “Responding to Mexico’s Cries” by Katie Bergman, a senior-level Luther human justice practicum student.
The editorial board wishes you happy reading and encourages you to write with comments on these or any other Impetus pieces at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Jennifer Arends, on behalf of the Impetus editorial board