Three finalists for the position of Interim Dean of the College of Humanities and Social Sciences are scheduled to hold open forums for the MSUM community. The forums are scheduled for May 9, 10, and 13 and all members of the MSUM community are invited to attend. These forums are an opportunity to learn more about the finalists and to submit comments on their qualifications to the search committee. The Interim Dean will provide academic leadership and coordination for the College of Humanities and Social Sciences and will serve on the President’s Cabinet, the Academic Affairs Council, and other University committees as needed. Read the rest of this entry →
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Margaret Zimmerman received the prestigious American Physiology Society: Water and Electrolyte Homeostasis Predoctoral Research Recognition Award at the 2013 Experimental Biology Meeting. Zimmerman’s abstract entitled “Ang (1-7) has a Greater Contribution to the Blood Pressure Lowering Effects of AT1 Receptor Blockade in Female Spontaneously Hypertensive Rats (SHR) Compared to Males” was one of three finalists chosen to compete for the award. Read the rest of this entry →
Biochemistry and Biotechnology students and faculty present at the National Experimental Biology Meeting
MSUM Biochemistry and Biotechnology majors Nick Berthelsen, Alex Novak, and Harrison Pantera attended the National Experimental Biology Meeting in Boston. MSUM faculty members Mark Wallert, Biosciences, and Joseph Provost, Chemistry, also attended the meeting. All three students participated in the American Society of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology (ASBMB) Undergraduate Poster Competition along with presenting their work in the regular poster sessions at the meeting. Read the rest of this entry →
Psi Chi, the International Honor Society for Psychology, inducted 14 new members into the MSUM chapter on May 6. The new members are: Danielle Bany, Megan Boeddeker, Amanda Heitkamp, Miranda Horst, Kelsey Ihringer, Katherine Johanson, Samantha Kallberg, Catherine Kippley, Emily Lyons, Courtney Messinger, Jesse Olson, Jessica Sand, Emily Steinle, and Madhuri Tiwari.
Please join the staff and contributors of MSUM’s annual journal of creative writing and visual art as they celebrate the print release of the 2013 issue of Red Weather.
A reading will be held Thursday, May 9 in room 203 of the Comstock Memorial Union from 7-9 p.m.
Copies will be available for purchase.
The reading is free and open to the public.
Alum John Gunstad, Psychology ’97, is presenting “Obesity, Bariatric, Surgery and Cognition” at the Neuropsychiatric Research Institute in Fargo May 14. See attached document below for details.
Gunstad is an associate professor in the Department of Psychology at Kent State University. Read the rest of this entry →
Zhimin Guan, Art, opens a solo show at ecce Art Gallery in Fargo June, 13, from 6 to 9 p.m. The gallery describes Guan’s exhibit as “Historical and expressionistic, Zhimin’s newest collection of watercolor and mixed media pieces are bringing his work into a fresh platform that successfully syncs form and content.” The gallery is located at 216 N Broadway in Fargo, and is open from noon to 6 p.m. Tuesday through Sunday.
Geology students present paper at the annual meeting of the North Central Section of the Geological Society of America
Geoscience students Stephen Kunz, Adam Marks, Jon Sands, and their advisor Dr. Karl W. Leonard presented the paper “Sequence Stratigraphy of the Tyler Formation (Lower Pennsylvanian/Morrowan) in the Williston Basin, North Dakota” at the annual North Central Section of GSA meeting in Kalamazoo, Michigan on May 3. Read the rest of this entry →
English professor, Richard Zinober, had his play, Heretics, a winner of the 2013 Theatre du Mississippi playwriting competition, presented in staged readings at a theater in Winona this past Saturday and Sunday.
A drama about an abduction in a prairie town, Heretics was developed with the support of grants from Lake Region Arts Council and the MSUM Peer Review Committee.
Steve Grineski, STL, recently authored “We were pretty darn good” : A history of rural education in America. The book was published by the History Publishing Company in Palisades, N.Y., and features a case study of the Moorhead State Teachers College nationally-recognized Department of Rural Education.
Interested in learning how to make glass beads? There will be a 4-day course offered this Summer (July 15 – 18). The class will meet from 5 p.m. to 7:45 p.m. The course costs $129.00. You will receive more details once your registration is processed. Print out the attached registration form and submit with payment. Any questions call Shireen Alemadi at 218-477-2579.
Join us in MacLean 268, the President’s Room, Wednesday, May 8, between 2 and 3:30 p.m. to celebrate Doug Greenley’s retirement after 35 years of service to MSU Moorhead.
We are so fortunate to have worked with Doug and wish him all the best!
Lori Neprud-Ardovino, music graduate 1984, was recently chosen to be the 2013 University of Montevallo University Scholar. The University Scholar is a faculty member who has excelled in scholarship/creative endeavors through national peer-review publications, grants, performances, shows, etc. The University Scholar is chosen by the University Scholar Selection Committee consisting of former recipients of the Scholar award.
Professor Dr. Peter Geib, Management, and Associate Professor Tracy Gompf, Paralegal, were invited to serve on the Editorial Advisory Board for the International Journal of China Marketing. The International Journal of China Marketing is a double-blind, peer-reviewed journal and is part of the series of journals published by the North American Business Press, which has an overall acceptance rate of less than 20 percent.
Merrie Sue Holtan, Communication Studies instructor, won first place awards in Travel, Sports, Home and Personality Profile writing at the North Dakota Professional Communicators spring conference held in Minot, N.D. She also won third place and honorable mention in feature writing. Read the rest of this entry →
Kevin Zepper, associate professor of English at Minnesota State University Moorhead, shared his thoughts on writing poetry and all things creative with Moorhead High School creative writing students during presentations May 3.
Zepper, a Moorhead High graduate, told students that he became interested in writing in second grade.
“My parents read to me all the time, and the library became going to the toy store,” Zepper said. Read the rest of this entry →
The university community is cordially invited to hear spring semester 2013 MFA graduates Allegra Barlow (Creative Nonfiction), Jamee Larson (Creative Nonfiction), Kathryn Taylor (Scriptwriting), John Powers (Poetry), and Whitney Walters (Creative Nonfiction) read from their work Thursday, May 16 from 7-9 p.m., at The Spirit Room, 111 Broadway, in Fargo. Joining our spring 2013 graduates will be winter 2012 MFA graduate Nathan Fulsebakke (Scriptwriting). A reception will follow the readings. The event is free and open to the public.
The Tri-College Jazz Combos under the direction of Dr. Matthew Patnode (NDSU), Jon Rudolph (MSUM) and Michael J. Krajewski (MSUM) performed Sunday at The Red Raven Espresso Parlor.
Topic: D2L Quizzes
Audience: MSUM faculty
Date: Monday, May 6
Time: 11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
Location: Flora Frick 249 (computer lab)
Facilitator: Instructional Technology Services Read the rest of this entry →
- May 6: Desire2Learn Quizzes