Ogre Achiever: Shrek Makeup Time-lapse

Heather Hurner ’14, Moorhead, Minn., is a Psychology major with vast interests, including theatre. This summer, she played an integral role in putting together Shrek the Musical at Trollwood Performing Arts School. What exactly do you do at Trollwood? I am the hair and makeup designer for the main stage musical, Shrek, and in June, I taught…
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Manning Co-authors Research On Mars’ Atmosphere

Dr. Heidi Manning, professor of physics, is the co-author of an article on Mars that ran in a recent edition of Science magazine.  Printed in the July 19 issue of the journal, the article discloses the first measurements of the composition of the Mars atmosphere made by the instruments on NASA’s Curiosity rover. “It’s an…
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Concordia Professor Follows Arizona Firefighter Tragedy

Scott Olsen spent summer 2012 studying fires. Big fires. Fires that call for smokejumpers, air tankers and hotshot crews. And while Olsen, a Concordia English professor and author, is fascinated by the fire and the path it takes, he’s more fascinated with the people whose lives revolve around those fires and the stories that run…
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Independence Day Parade

The Cobber Kids put on their red, white and blue to celebrate Independence Day. They charted their parade route through campus and were quite the hit with the crowd.

Alumna’s Love Of Food Turns Competitive

A former triple major at Concordia, Sonya (Nelson) Goergen ’99 knows how to balance time. Today, she’s juggling ingredients in the kitchen as well. Despite lacking professional culinary training, she’s cooked her way to the semifinals of the Pillsbury Bake-Off, one of the world’s greatest cooking contests. Read our Q-and-A session to get a taste…
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