Why My Capstone Experience Was Worthwhile

Coming in to Concordia four years ago, I had been told many times and was aware of how great of a school it was. I knew I would come out of my undergrad with a good education, but I had no idea what I was getting myself into and the amount of work (and tears)…
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Let’s Talk About Parkinson’s

I’m sure you’ve heard about Parkinson’s Disease, but do you actually know what it is or the implications behind it? If you’re like me before I took neurochemistry, the answer is probably no. The only thing I really knew about it was the associated hand tremors. Parkinson’s disease is a progressive disorder that eats away…
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Concordia’s Cap

Neurochemistry certainly blew my mind about the mind. I never knew much about how the brain works, but this class helped to fill in some of the mysterious blanks as to how seemingly abstract processes take place. Let’s view the Neurochemistry class in light of Concordia’s five goals for liberal learning: Instill a love for…
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The Quiet Epidemic

Drug overdose is an epidemic in this country. According to the American Society of Addiction Medicine it took the lives of over 52,000 people in 2015 alone. That is five times the size of my home town. We loose so many people to this and yet we do not really talk about it. Something interesting…
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The Capstone Of My College Career Or The Cornerstone Of Something More

The first day of Neurochemistry. The last first day of college as it happened to be. I was a senior chemistry major and all I could think was here we go another lecture course about chemistry. I have been doing this since freshman year, nothing will be different. Oh was I wrong.  While the first…
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