A panel of faculty members at the “Chasing Ice” viewing urged students to take action on campus. Students and faculty members gathered in the Centrum Oct. 3 for a viewing of “Chasing Ice,” a documentary about the effects of climate change. After the viewing, a panel of faculty members from
Pope Francis was recently interviewed about social issues in the world, and Catholic students at Concordia are praising his proactive comments regarding homosexuality, contraceptive methods and abortion. In Pope Francis’ most recent interview, he encouraged Catholics to focus on all issues of the world, not only the three mentioned above.
17 departments conduct research on campus Student research that began at Concordia over the summer is starting to take off. The kinds of research conducted by Concordia students ranges from assisting in writing textbooks, to traveling to a dinosaur dig site in Montana. Siri Manning, a senior political science major,
Students exploring study abroad opportunities gathered Sept. 17 at the Global Learning Expo to examine their options. These students now have an additional seven programs to choose from, which were added to the most recent roster of 35 programs. Concordia offers a variety of study abroad options, including semester-long and
Despite a location change that occurred late in the game, two Cobbers have successfully planned Concordia’s first international Habitat for Humanity trip since 2008. The trip will take place from May 12 to May 19. A total of nine students as well as Trip Leaders Seale Swedlund and Jack Rydell
Melody Peterson was eagerly awaiting a month of jet-setting this May with Scott Olsen’s program Travel Writing: Around the World in 25 Days. However, when she checked her Facebook in late November, she saw that one of her co-travelers posted a status saying that the May seminar was cancelled. “I
Will Steger, polar explorer, returned to Concordia on Monday. Joining him was J. Drake Hamilton, science policy director for Fresh Energy. Together, the two presented the forum “Clean Energy, Climate, and Health” addressing climate change and the role of Minnesota in these issues. Steger, who has been called “Minnesota’s eyewitness
After traveling to Thailand and Cambodia with the women’s soccer team, Haley Haddock was inspired to start a new student organization. Haddock, along with Bekah Marcis, who graduated in May, founded Hope is Possible: The Fight to End Sex Trafficking. The Cambodia/Thailand trip was the third international trip taken by