After another successful Faith, Reason and World Affairs Symposium, the planning committee announced today that next year’s event will focus on America and the Middle West. Sonja Wentling, Symposium planning committee co-chair, says she is very excited for the expansive amount of information next year’s theme will offer. “Our goalContinue Reading

Concordia will bounce around the globe in future symposiums. The Concordia community will learn how our region plays a significant role with the rest of the world in the upcoming two years of symposiums. In 2015, “China Rising: New Global Order?” symposium will focus on how China’s power within theContinue Reading

A response to last week’s column questioning the symposium Recently in The Concordian Zach Lipp wrote about his experience with the Sustainability Symposium and how frustrating it is to be confronted with a global problem without a clear solution in sight. And those who attended the opening session with Dr.Continue Reading

Concordia College held its 2014 Faith, Reason, and World Affairs Symposium last week, titled “Sustainability: Local Action | Global Impact.” (Disclaimer: I presented an OK concurrent session during this symposium). This marked my second symposium, and the second time I have felt the symposium to be a bit esoteric forContinue Reading

The happy, the unhappy and filling the gap Happiness is a subject that has been much chewed over the past couple weeks here in Cobberland. With Symposium and the President’s Seminar having their entireties devoted to happiness, I would love to share my ideas on the subject. Symposium’s take onContinue Reading