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From urban turkeys to Miley Cyrus: MSUM, Concordia highlight student research

Posted on April 17, 2015

Dr. Ok-Hee Lee to serve as Dean of the College of Education and Human Services

Posted on April 16, 2015

Dr. Ok-Hee Lee has agreed to serve as Dean of the College of Education and Human Services, effective July 1, 2015.   Read the rest of this entry →

Jean Hollaar to serve as Vice President for Finance and Administration

Posted on April 16, 2015

Jean Hollaar will serve as Vice President for Finance and Administration, effective May 1, 2015.

Following a national search, Jean emerged as the clear choice from a pool of talented and experienced candidates.  Her 25 years of experience at MSUM have both prepared her for this leadership opportunity and revealed her grit, humility and heart.   Read the rest of this entry →

Pres. Anne featured in Area Woman magazine

Posted on April 16, 2015

President Anne is featured in the April/May issue of Area Woman magazine. You can pick up a copy at local retail outlets, or check out the online version at http://issuu.com/areawoman/docs/april.may2015_

Public relations students succeed at national competition

Posted on April 16, 2015

Three teams of MSUM students involved in the Public Relations Student Society of America’s national Batemen Case Study competition placed in the final finish, receiving honorable mentions.

Most schools enter one or two teams, but MSUM entered four, all under the direction of Professor Liz Conmy, who uses the Bateman Case Study campaign as a capstone project. Read the rest of this entry →

Campus News named best college newscast by both SPJ and MBJA

Posted on April 16, 2015

The Society for Professional Journalists and the Midwest Broadcast Journalists Association have both given first place honors to MSUM’s Campus News in the student newscast category. Read the rest of this entry →

Horizonlines.org and several School of Communication and Journalism majors receive awards

Posted on April 16, 2015

The following is a list of Society for Professional Journalists, Northwest Broadcast News Association Eric Sevareid, and NATAS – Upper Midwest Regional Student Production award winners from MSUM. Read the rest of this entry →

All Choirs Concert Tonight

Posted on April 16, 2015

The choral ensembles will present their spring program this evening themed Vox Populi: The Voice of the People. The program will feature Festival Men’s Choir, Festival Women’s Choir, and Concert Choir. Read the rest of this entry →

Dr. Boyd Bradbury earns QM Certification for two courses

Posted on April 15, 2015

Boyd Bradbury, School of Teaching & Learning, recently earned Quality Matters™ Certification for two online courses: ED 631 – School Law and Organizational Structure and ED 630 – Leadership, Planning, and Organizational Behavior in Education. QM Reviews are a rigorous peer review process. He has been recognized for this achievement at both the state and national level. Congratulations to Boyd on this achievement!

Mathematics students presented at Pi Mu Epsilon Conference

Posted on April 15, 2015

Ashley Borchardt and Josiah Reiswig brought their advisor Adam Goyt, Mathematics, to the Pi Mu Epsilon Conference in St. Joseph, MN on April 11. Read the rest of this entry →

Mathematics Undergraduate Seminar Series presentations today at 3 p.m.

Posted on April 15, 2015

Wednesday, Apr. 15 | 3-3:50 p.m. | Bridges 268
Featuring MSUM students Pratik Dahal and Monica Maus Read the rest of this entry →

Vijay Antharam is Oxbridge OneStart semifinalist and awarded a provisional U.S. patent

Posted on April 14, 2015

On Feb. 21, 2015, Vijay C. Antharam was awarded a provisional United States patent Serial No. 62/118,848 Materials and Methods for Reducing Cholesterol. He was a semi-finalist at the OneStart OxBridge Biotech Start-up competition held on Feb. 20-21 in San Francisco, Cal. He presented his work to a panel of biotechnology representatives and venture capitalists. Read the rest of this entry →

Culture war: The need for younger audiences at classical music concerts

Posted on April 14, 2015

Music major to present at Student Academic Conference April 14

By Meghan Feir

Over the years, as more musical genres have sprung up, concertgoers have been offered a rising selection of performances to attend. Unfortunately, classical music concerts have taken a hit because of the wide variety in music entertainment, along with a lack of musical knowledge and unawareness of concert etiquette. Senior music major Tania Arseculeratne is greatly aware of this well-documented problem and recognizes the need to attract younger audiences to classical music. Read the rest of this entry →

Dr. Kenyon Williams performs at the University of Kentucky

Posted on April 14, 2015

Dr. Kenyon Williams, Professor of Percussion at MSUM and a graduate of the University of Kentucky, was invited back to Lexington this past weekend to perform for the gala celebration, “30 Years of Percussion at UK.” Read the rest of this entry →

Students Present at Northern Plains Conference on Early British Literature

Posted on April 14, 2015

The following students each presented a paper at the 22nd annual Northern Plains Conference on Early British Literature at Mayville State University, April 10-11. Read the rest of this entry →

Student Academic Conference is today

Posted on April 14, 2015

The schedule for this year’s Student Academic Conference presentations can be viewed here and online at www.mnstate.edu/SAC. Read the rest of this entry →

The Open Forum for Provost candidate Elizabeth Dunn will be Wednesday, April 15 at Noon in CB 109

Posted on April 14, 2015

Dr. Elizabeth Dunn is currently the Dean of the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences and Professor of History at Indiana University South Bend. She was on the history faculty at Bemidji State University from 1999-2008 and she was the Interim Dean of the College of Arts and Letters at Bemidji from 2008-2010. Read the rest of this entry →

Open Forum for Provost candidate Dr. Tim Borchers April 16

Posted on April 14, 2015

Please join us for the Open Forum for Provost candidate Dr. Tim Borchers on Thursday, April 16 @ 8:30 AM in CB 109.

Dr. Tim Borchers is currently the Dean of the College of Arts, Media and Communication at Minnesota State University Moorhead. Dr. Borchers was on the faculty in Communication Studies, which has resided in different departments at MSUM. Read the rest of this entry →

Dr. Richard Adler’s retirement open house April 29

Posted on April 14, 2015

Please join us as we celebrate Dr. Richard Adler’s retirement from the Speech/Language and Hearing Sciences Department. The open house will be held in Murray Hall (Commons Area) on April 29 from 1:00 – 3:30 with a short program at 1:30 pm. Stop by to say hello!

MSUM students present contemporary version of Greek tragedy

Posted on April 14, 2015

A contemporary adaptation of Euripides’ The Bacchae opens Wednesday, April 15 at 7:30 p.m. and runs through April 18 on the Gaede Stage in MSUM’s Roland Dille Center for the Arts. Read the rest of this entry →

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