Oct 20, 2015
Two students and one faculty member presented at the Parliament of the World’s Religions held Oct. 15-19 in Salt Lake City.
Rachel Crippen ’17 and Robyn Adams ’16, along with faculty mentor Dr. Jacqueline Bussie, were selected from among an international pool of applicants. They presented on Concordia’s newly proposed interfaith studies minor and the importance of…
Aug 31, 2015
Concordia recently sent 130 mattresses to be recycled in Minneapolis.
It is normal for Cobbers to recycle plastic bottles, cans, newspapers and many other common items. However, many students do not realize that the mattresses they sleep on during the school year can also be recycled.
“We have approximately…
Aug 14, 2015
Phillips Scholar Samantha Adank ’16 spent more than a year researching and planning her project – a two-week STEM class for middle school-aged girls.
One word describes Adank’s STEM class – fun.
The excitement of Adank’s 10 students was tangible as they waited for a recent class to start. However, it doubled when they saw the word "zombie" incorporated in the itinerary listed on the board…
Jun 09, 2015
Rachel Dieter ’17 is spending her summer in a small country that is a melting pot for many cultures.
Azerbaijan is situated between Europe and Asia. Many people might find it easy to overlook, but not Dieter.
A double major in global studies and political science, Dieter will spend six weeks in Azerbaijan interning through the Overseas Professional…Global
Jun 01, 2015
Summer is off to an exciting start for 117 Concordia students studying abroad.
No corner of the world was too far, as Cobbers ventured to Europe, Africa, Asia, South America and the Middle East this month. Follow their travel and adventures across the globe through tweets and images in Storify below.[View the… Global
May 01, 2015
In the past year, Corey Foyt ’16 has met with business representatives from as far away as Oslo, Norway. He has finessed technology that helps a new health clinic better serve its patients.
He has also interacted with executive teams from some of the largest health systems in the Upper Midwest.
These experiences are valuable for anyone’s résumé, and he’s not even a full-time employee at Intelligent InSites in Fargo.
Apr 14, 2015
From policy to practice, more than two dozen Cobbers spent their spring break learning about sustainability in D.C. and California.
Concordia’s student-organized High Impact Leadership Trip (HILT) has exposed students to conservation efforts around the country for the past five years. This is the first year that two separate groups made the trip, traveling to opposite ends…
Apr 07, 2015
For a group of seven students, issues of race – past and present – became the focus of a Justice Journey taken during spring break in the South.
“Race is still a critical issue, but we’re not talking about it well,” says Dr. David Creech, the trip advisor and an assistant professor of religion. “We like to pretend that racism doesn’t exist because we have laws. But the laws don’t fix…
Mar 20, 2015
For Amy Tran ’15, West Fargo, N.D, the opportunity to return to China for another study abroad experience comes at a pivotal time.
Selected as a recipient of the prestigious Critical Language Scholarship, Tran will spend eight weeks enhancing her Mandarin language skills and cultural understanding in China beginning in June.
The trip comes on the heels of Tran’s May graduation…Global
Mar 16, 2015
Our globally focused curriculum means we bring the world into the classrooms and you into the world.Academics
Jan 27, 2015
Max Smith ’16, Eagan, Minn., is creating opportunities for young athletes to get in the game.
For Smith, playing sports has been a way of life since childhood. Now, as founder and director of InSports Foundation, he wants to make sure that other young athletes have the same opportunities to participate.
“I believe sports can be a great…Student Life
Jan 23, 2015
A short documentary with Concordia ties is a finalist in an international film competition.
A short documentary featuring three senior Concordia volleyball players is one of 12 finalists in an international film competition.
The film will premiere at the Fusion Doc Challenge Screening at the Slamdance Film Festival Jan. 23-29. Slamdance…Athletics
Jan 05, 2015
Cedric Foudjet ’12 used his experience at Concordia to connect current students with medical innovators in Africa.
Foudjet grew up in Cameroon. There he was surrounded by family members and peers who used their intelligence and imagination to create new technologies and ideas.
So when Foudjet came to the United States, he was surprised that his peers had…Alumni
Jan 02, 2015
A grandfather's advice to learn languages leads to an unanticipated future for one Concordia faculty member.
By Dr. Leila Zakhirova, assistant professor of political science
There is a direct link between what I do for a living today and what happened 50 years ago between two men in a remote village in Turkmenistan, then part of the Soviet Union.…Global
Dec 22, 2014
Maddie Grosland ’15, Cannon Falls, Minn., and Maddie Johnson ’15, Eagan, Minn., wanted to help improve body image, self-esteem and relationships among middle school girls. To do so, they started their own student organization, Girls in Real Life.
The new organization facilitates mentoring relationships between college students and young women at Horizon Middle School in Moorhead.
“It's a nice feeling to think that we are helping girls get through the types of things that we all dealt…Student Life