Ideas and Creations

The ideas and viewpoints expressed in the posts on the Ideas and Creations blog are solely the view of the author(s). Luther College's mission statement calls us to "embrace diversity and challenge one another to learn in community," and to be "enlivened and transformed by encounters with one another, by the exchange of ideas, and by the life of faith and learning." Alumni, faculty, staff, students and friends of the college are encouraged to express their views, model "good disagreement" and engage in respectful dialogue.

Rachel Faldet, Assistant Professor of English

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Writing, Reading, and De-isolating

In this post, Professor Rachel Faldet talks about her work on the Decorah Community Writing Project, how it gives voice to universal struggles and happiness during Covid-19, and why it serves as an excellent resource for her courses.

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Paul Gardner, Political Science Professor Emeritus, hosts an alumni travel group in Ireland 2019.

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How I Helped My Mom with Dementia

In this post, Professor Paul Gardner shares his experience of his mom entering the world of dementia, facing it with denial, and learning about ways he could have helped her enjoy her last memories.

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