The Magazine of The Evangelical Lutheran Church in America


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• Wartburg College, Waverly, Iowa, will collaborate on the “Engaging Students: First in the Nation” project with Franklin Pierce College, Rindge, N.H., to encourage students to participate in the 2008 presidential election.

• J. Michael Bishop, who shared the Nobel Prize in physiology/medicine in 1989, was one of six presenters at “Medicine: Prescription for Tomorrow,” the 42nd Nobel Conference at Gustavus Adolphus College, St. Peter, Minn.

• The Lutheran Seminary at Gettysburg (Pa.) acquired the Washington, D.C., based Luther Institute, a pan-Lutheran, faith-based organization devoted to exploring issues of faith and ethics in the public discourse.

• The Iowa Council for International Understanding selected more than 80 Iowa college students—seven of whom were from Luther College, Decorah—to participate in a leadership-training program, sponsored by the Council and the Stanley Foundation.

• Enrollment in a new certificate program offered through Capital University [Columbus, Ohio] Law School’s Center for Dispute Resolution surpassed the first-year goal by 10, and is on target to exceed the target for year two.

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