Photo submitted. Bruce Vieweg, chief information officer and associate provost, smiles next to his office wall covered in programs from the music events he attended in 2011. Vieweg sends personalized messages to performers to praise them for their art.

Vieweg starts his days early

It’s 3:30 a.m. and Bruce Vieweg is intruding into your day. Judging by your C-port email inbox, this may look like an infrequent occurrence, but Vieweg voluntarily starts his day, […]


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  • Photo by Jamie Telander. Mark Hanson addresses the campus community, challenging the audience to think about inter-religious dialogue.

    ELCA bishop visits campus

    Mark Hanson, presiding bishop of the Evangelical Lutheran Church of America, visited Concordia on Oct. 16 and engaged the community in discussion on what it means to be a college […]

  • Photo by Jamie Telander. Members of an informal pick-up basketball league gather in Memorial Auditorium for a scrimage. The group refers to themselves as “noonballers” and attracts a diverse array of Concordia faculty, staff and students as well as local community members.


    Every Monday, Wednesday, and Friday, a group of men from Concordia and the community get together in Memorial Auditorium to play basketball over the noon hour. They call their weekly […]

  • Graphic by Emilie Bowman.

    Donors step up

    In times of change, members of the Concordia community–from students to the Board of Regents–stick together in support of the college. This has been true in the past, as when […]

  • Photo by Marisa Jackels. Heidi Thom poses next to the plane she flew at the Fargo Jet Center.

    Students take to the skies

    It was a lovely weekend to fly. Temperatures were in the high 80s, the sky was sunny and cloudless, and 20 Cobber freshmen became pilots on the weekend of Sept. […]

  • Photo by Jamie Telander. The door to the Athletic Department stands open to receive new recruits to the College’s  Division III athletics program. Cobber athletics brings in so many new students, the Athletic Department serves almost as a second Admissions Office, Athletic Director Rich Glas said.

    Concordia draws true student athletes

    As Kyle LeDuc prepared to end a successful high school wrestling career and move onto collegiate athletics, he had several possibilities open to him. He could attend NDSU, where he […]

  • Photo by Meg Pittelko.

    International students explore ConKORDia

    Kjetil Normand and Andreas Hobbelstad host the show “Seriously Norwegian” on KORD Radio. But they are not your average Cobbers – Hobbelstad is from Hokksund, Norway and Normand is from […]

  • Graphic by Emilie Bowman.

    Too late for pessimism

    A world record was broken in 2010 when an explorer circumnavigated the Arctic Circle in a mere 80 days. Thorleif Thorleifsson visited Concordia’s Campus on Tuesday, October 9 to discuss […]

  • Graphic by Emilie Bowman.

    Peace: the personal and political

    The religion department recently sponsored a film series to prepare students for the Thompson Lecture featuring Mazin Qumsiyeh on Oct. 25. It has been three years since the last Thompson […]

  • Graphic by Emilie Bowman.

    How will history remember you?

    We take it for granted that all citizens have the right to vote regardless of their gender or race. We don’t think twice about seeing interracial marriages or “people of […]