Greetings! My name is Jim Martin-Schramm. I serve the ELCA as a Professor of Religion at Luther College in Decorah, Iowa. I have the honor of serving as the host for the “Colleges and Universities” section of the Lutherans Restoring Creation website. The purpose of this section is to share information about “care for creation” activities and sustainability initiatives that are taking place on our campuses.

If you would like your email to be added to our newsletter list, please send an email to lrccu@luther.edu. Please send us links to related campus websites, related worship resources, reports on campus sustainability projects, climate action plans, and other related news and resources for posting on the website and in the newsletter. Please send electronic media materials to lrccu@luther.edu. You can also reach us by phone at 563-387-2131. We look forward to the fruits of our collaboration and sharing!


Connecting Science, Faith & Service Ideas

Connecting Science, Faith & Service Ideas

Below are some ideas to combine your faith-fueled passion for Creation Care while learning about science and helping the wider ...
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The Green Foundation of Lutheran Theological Seminary at Gettysburg

The Green Foundation of Lutheran Theological Seminary at Gettysburg

Geothermal Comes to the Battlefield By Delaney Schlake (M. Div Middler, Trinity Lutheran Seminary) 150 years ago, the Lutheran Theological Seminary ...
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Augustana University Outdoor Classroom

Augustana University Outdoor Classroom

Augustana University students gained the benefit of learning outside with the addition of a new outdoor classroom on campus. The ...
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Muhlenberg College President Kathleen Harring and Other Pennsylvania Leaders Urge Lawmakers to Accelerate State's Transition to a Low-Carbon Economy

Muhlenberg College President Kathleen Harring and Other Pennsylvania Leaders Urge Lawmakers to Accelerate State’s Transition to a Low-Carbon Economy

Muhlenberg College Interim President Kathleen Harring was one of 18 signatories of a letter sent in November to the Pennsylvania General ...
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Student group pushes St. Olaf to divest from fossil fuel companies

Student group pushes St. Olaf to divest from fossil fuel companies

Last year, a student group at St. Olaf took action to push the school to divest from fossil fuel companies.  Here ...
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Big Hill Farm at Gustavus Adolphus College

Big Hill Farm at Gustavus Adolphus College

Big Hill Farm is a student-managed farm that values local food production and sustainable agricultural practices. Each summer, student leaders ...
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Dendroecology Research Lab at Carthage College

Dendroecology Research Lab at Carthage College

Human activities are profoundly changing natural communities across landscapes at rapid and accelerating rates. Sustainability research through the Geography and Earth ...
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Luther College Hosts Fall Plant Giveaway

Luther College Hosts Fall Plant Giveaway

The plant giveaway at Luther College is sponsored by the Center for Sustainable Communities and Luther College Wellness.  The event ...
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Iowa Interfaith Power & Light Student Intern and Luther College Student Ashalul Aden

Iowa Interfaith Power & Light Student Intern and Luther College Student Ashalul Aden

Ashalul Aden is a senior this fall at Luther College. Asha is originally from Rochester, Minnesota. She is double majoring in ...
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Muhlenberg Named Top Performer in 2019 Sustainable Campus Index

Muhlenberg Named Top Performer in 2019 Sustainable Campus Index

Muhlenberg College has been recognized as a top performer in the 2019 Sustainable Campus Index, receiving a score of 100 percent for ...
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