Lisa Stewart organized and presented at an RTI conference that drew more than 360 regional educators. Dr. Stewart, School Psychology, was on the planning committee for the 3rd annual N.D. Response to Intervention (RTI) conference held at the Fargo Holiday Inn June 10-12. In addition to organizing the conference, Stewart presented at several conference sessions on topics ranging from RTI-A, using iPad apps in educational interventions, vocabulary interventions, and team action planning. School Psychology graduate students Adam Boles and Margaret McLean co-presented with Stewart at two separate presentations and 8 other School Psychology graduate students volunteered at the conference.
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If you feel strongly about which planet is your favorite, come cast your vote at the Favorite Planet Competition Thursday, June 20, at the MSUM Planetarium.
The Favorite Planet Competition is the first children’s public show of the season. The doors open at 10:40 a.m. Special guests Kristin Brevik and Carrie Leopold, Solar System Ambassadors through NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory’s volunteer outreach program, will be ready with activities to get you started thinking about your favorite planet, including feeling how much a can of Coke weighs on another planet and finding out how much your weight changes if you could stand on another planet. Read the rest of this entry →
Interested in learning how to make glass beads? There will be a 4-day course offered this summer July 15 – 18 – Session 2 of CFK. 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.
Six Economics majors are enrolled in graduate programs.
From the class of 2013:
Rachel Hettich – Purdue University, Applied Economics
Anthony Lau – University of Minnesota, Regional Planning
Ryan Daly – NDSU, Applied Economics
Nick Enger – MSUM, Finance and Accounting Read the rest of this entry →
Only one more day to register online for the 3rd annual Buffalo River Trail Run will be held on Saturday, June 1.
Minnesota State University Moorhead’s Regional Science Center and Buffalo River State Park will host this 5K/10K run starting at 8 a.m.
This 5K/10K Trail Run takes place at the MSUM Regional Science Center and Buffalo River State Park Saturday, June 1 with an 8 a.m. start time.
- Chip timing will be used this year.
- Prizes for top 3 finishers in 5K and 10K races.
- Recognition for top finishers in age divisions.
- Door prize chances for all participants.
Online registration will cease at midnight, Wednesday, May 29. Read the rest of this entry →
Saturday night, accessorize with your finest bath towel and head to the MSUM Planetarium for a goofy night under the stars.
The Minnesota State University-Moorhead Planetarium is hosting an event for intergalactic hitchhikers at 7 p.m. for Towel Day, May 25.
Towel Day (towelday.org) is an annual memorial day for fans of Douglas Adams, author of the sci-fi comedy series, The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy. Since towels are “about the most massively useful thing an interstellar hitchhiker can have,” planetarium visitors are encouraged to bring their towels to receive a discount and participate in a contest for the coolest towel. Read the rest of this entry →
Interested in learning how to make glass beads?
Get your registration in before this course is advertised to the greater F-M area!
There will be a 4-day course offered this summer (July 15 – 18). The class will meet from 5 to 7:45 p.m. Read the rest of this entry →
The MSUM Regional Science Center is hosting the first astronomy event of the season this Friday night from 9 to 11. The community is invited to gaze at the stars and have the sky interpreted. There will be opportunities to learn how to find constellations, see the Milky Way, nebulae and star clusters through telescopes provided by the Science Center. Read the rest of this entry →
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.
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 →
Please join the Chemistry Department in wishing Joe Provost the best of luck as he leaves us to take a new job in San Diego. Hagen Hall, Science Library HA 104 Wednesday, May 8 from 1-3 p.m.
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 →
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!
Please join the Chemistry Department in wishing Joe Provost the best of luck as he leaves us to take a new job in San Diego. Hagen Hall, Science Library (HA 104) Wednesday, May 8 from 1-3 p.m.
Since 2002, twenty-six economics majors have presented papers at the Issues in Political Economy (IPE) undergraduate research sessions hosted by the Eastern Economics Association. The IPE sessions attract students from all over the country and from institutions including the likes of MIT, Smith College, Colby College, and the College of Wooster, to name a few.
Professor Stephen DeLoach, co-head of IPE for the last 15 years, recently sent a letter commenting on MSU Moorhead Economics students’ research presentations at the IPE sessions. DeLoach writes, “I have personally observed the quality and professionalism of (MSU Moorhead) students and can testify to the impressive work they continue to do.” Read the rest of this entry →
The Tri-College NEW (National Education for Women’s) Leadership Development Institute, coordinated by Dr. Deborah White, Sociology, was recently awarded a $3,000 grant from West Central Initiative. West Central Initiative is a regional community foundation that serves nine counties in west central Minnesota. The grant will be used to help fund the 2013 Institute. Read the rest of this entry →