COSS Mission

The Celebration of Student Scholarship (COSS) is a full-day research symposium that includes posters, talks, and art exhibitions by Concordia students who, under the guidance of a faculty mentor, have engaged in research or scholarship on campus or through extramural opportunities.

COSS provides undergraduate students from all disciplines and levels of experience the opportunity to present high-quality research, scholarship, and creative works in a public venue; to connect with alumni; and to explore the intersections of research, vocation, and career preparedness. 

COSS invites the campus and broader community to engage with student presenters as they showcase their achievements through a variety of scholarly projects.

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2024 COSS Info

Check back for more information about COSS 2024.

COSS is sponsored by the Office of Undergraduate Research, Scholarship, and Creative Activity.

Research Opportunities

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Integrating Science and Art

Neuroscience and art double major Ian Scheele finds harmony in his scientific and artistic passions.

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Responsibly Engaged in Nature

As part of her internship with the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources, Lexi Smith ’23 is connecting with wildlife.

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Contact

Dr. Krys Strand

Associate Professor, Biology; Program Director, Neuroscience; Director of National Fellowships and Undergraduate Research, Scholarship, and Creative Activity Biology, Neuroscience