Loras Players Prepare for ‘The War of the Worlds’

On Halloween, the Loras Players will release their rendition of H.G. Wells’ classic tale, “The War of the Worlds,” as an episode of the College’s weekly podcast, Duhawk Digest. For director Ryan Decker, performing the story in a podcast format provided an opportunity to contemporize the famous Orson Welles radio performance from 1939.

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Media Studies Professor & Alum Receive Highest Achievement for Short Film Editing at the Iowa Motion Picture Awards

Associate Professor of Media Studies Seth D. Myers and Loras Alum John Spencer (Woerdehoff) ’18 took home the Award of Excellence for Editing-Short Form for their work on the film Bella at the Iowa Motion Picture Awards Virtual Event. The Iowa Motion Picture Awards yearly recognizes outstanding creative and technical achievement in Iowa’s moving image production industry, in all its forms — in twenty-two Program Categories and twenty-five Craft Categories.

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Loras College Offering Coaching Leadership Masters Program

“A student can expect to learn how to develop their own coaching theory and enhance skills as a coach,” Nelson said. “They will take classes in nutrition, psychology, physiology, administration and sport management, and legal issues surrounding coaching to have a 360 degree understanding of what makes a leader in the coaching industry. The faculty are experts in their areas and will provide students with a strong, interprofessional curricular experience.”

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