Weird, Accessible Science

Dr. Graeme Wyllie brings both the science and the weird to the table, making science accessible for everyone. Wyllie stands at his science table in the dim light of the camp room holding a lighter and a handful of little bubbles. “Now this science should only ever be done by grown-ups. By old folk,” he…
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Phillips Scholarship Funds New American Programming

Imagine moving to a country where everything is unfamiliar, including the language. All around you are people who seem to have every cultural norm dialed in. Feeling overwhelmed? Aware of the obstacles that new Americans face on a daily basis, Mackenzie Lindquist ’15, Minnetonka, Minn., developed a program that would help them with at least…
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Film Receives International Honors

A film produced by Dr. Gregory Carlson, director of media activities and film studies, is a finalist in an international documentary competition. In the 2014 International Documentary Challenge, “The Hammer and the Axe” was chosen along with 11 other finalists from a pool of hundreds of documentaries submitted from around the world. The film is…
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Cobbers Start New Senior Volunteer Opportunity

Several Concordia seniors spent study day bringing their education full circle by volunteering. Concordia is known for its “Hands for Change” program, which has first-year students volunteering in the community on their first day of Orientation. Dozens of seniors took one of their last free days as undergraduates to give back to the community they…
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Presiding ELCA Bishop Visits Concordia

The Rev. Elizabeth Eaton issued a challenge to students and local clergy when she delivered the homily during Concordia’s chapel April 24. “We have to change things up wherever we go,” she said. The presiding bishop of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America visited Concordia as part of a tour that brought her to the…
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