Luther announces summer “Norse short courses’

Luther College is offering a series of “Norse Short Courses” this summer. Courses are open to alumni, parents, and friends of the college.
A culinary arts beginner chef class will be offered twice, June 30-July 2 and July 28-30, led by Luther College executive chef Ryan Pederson and catering chef Justin Scardina.
A photography course will be held June 23-25 and repeated July 21-23. Led by the college’s multimedia lead, Jay Raabe, the course explores how to take great pictures using a smartphone.
Five Nordic Studies Institute short courses are scheduled for July 25-27:  Rosemaling with Sally Stromseth; Sami Bracelet Making with Norma Refsal; Flat-plane Woodcarving with James Miller; Sustainability and Friluftsliv in Decorah with Jon Jensen; and A Taste of Norway: Making Lefse, Krumkake, and Rosettes with Birgitta Meade.
Enrollment is limited.
For more information and to register for the beginning chef or photography course, visit To learn more about the Nordic Studies Institute courses, go to .

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