LIS recently announced that they will no longer offer Sophos as a free anti-virus option. Students and faculty must remove Sophos from their personal computers and install new anti-virus software in its place.
The change by LIS came suddenly to the Luther community. The decision to no longer offer this service, however, has been in planning for a year.
The Research Symposium held on May 3, was especially unique, as President Richard Torgerson was honored during the opening ceremony with the Royal Norwegian Order of Merit, given on behalf of His Majesty King Harald V of Norway.
Two graduating seniors will begin their lives after Luther abroad.
Matt Lind (‘13) and Laura Harney (‘13) have been awarded grants from the Fulbright United States Student Program and will spend a year in Turkey and Ecuador, respectively.
Associate Dean and Director of College Honors Terry Sparkes works with students applying for Fulbright grants.
First-year residence hall J. Wilhelm Ylvisaker Hall turns 50 this year and will be celebrated by residents and staff this week.
Ylvisaker Hall was built in 1963. It was originally an all-male hall, while Brandt Hall was built for first-year female students. Ylvisaker eventually became a co-ed hall after many years. The building was named after Luther College’s fifth president.
Associate Professor of English Amy Weldon read excerpts from her manuscript, “Three Elizabeths: An Imagining” on May 2 for an audience of Luther students and faculty.
Luther College Sustainability is always working to reduce campus waste, and move-out week is no exception. From May 12 to 16 the Sustainability faculty and student workers will be collecting donations for Trash to Treasure, a sale on May 17 and 20 that will resell recycled items from residence halls.
The student research symposium is set to begin at 9:00 a.m., with President Torgerson giving the opening convocation in the CFL. A reception will follow in Bendahl Commons.
Sessions are scheduled throughout the day. Locations include the Union, CFL, Olin, Preuss Library, Main, Jenson and Valders, seen on the campus map to the right.