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Department of Psychology publishes first issue of The Red River Psychology Journal

Posted on November 24, 2014

The Department of Psychology publishes the first issue of The Red River Psychology Journal. This online journal showcases our undergraduate student research and provides student editors with experience as peer reviewers. The journal is serialized with an ISSN number so the contents are electronically archived and searchable. And the journal will be used as a department newsletter and alumni outreach. Read the rest of this entry →

Two physics students win awards for presentations at Sigma Xi

Posted on November 24, 2014

Physics major Iwnetim Abatate and chem major/physics minor Loza Tadesse each presented a poster on work research they did over the summer. The posters were presented at the annual Sigma Xi International Research Conference, held Nov 7-8, 2014 in GLendale, AZ. Read the rest of this entry →

Today is the last day to withdraw from a full semester course

Posted on November 24, 2014

The last day to withdraw from a full semester course is TODAY, Monday, November 24. You have until 4:30 pm to withdraw from a course for the current fall 2014 semester.

Instructions on how to withdraw from a course: Read the rest of this entry →

MSUM Women’s Rugby team competing in National Championship Tournament this weekend

Posted on November 21, 2014

The MSUM Women’s Rugby team is competing this weekend in the National Championship Tournament in Cherry Hill, New Jersey. They play Saturday at 11am central time and again on Sunday at 10am or 12pm central time, depending on the outcome of Saturday’s game. The games will be broadcasted online from the NSCRO.org webpage. They were also featured last night on KVRR.

Diane Wolter’s presentation placed second for “Best of Conference” at the Minnesota College Personnel Association annual meeting

Posted on November 21, 2014

Diane Wolter’s presentation “Emerging Adults in College” placed second in the voting for “Best of Conference” at the Minnesota College Personnel Association annual meeting in Brooklyn Center.

Alumna Barbara La Valleur exhibiting five decades of photographs from photojournalism career

Posted on November 21, 2014
Barbara La Valleur, a 1972 Mass Communications graduate, will be exhibiting five decades of photographs from her photojournalism career. The exhibit runs from Dec. 5, 2014 to Feb. 28, 2015 at the Edina Senior Center, 5280 Grandview Square, Edina, MN. The opening reception is Friday, Dec. 5 from 5:00-6:30 p.m.
La Valleur won a 1937 Chevy as a 15-year-old high school freshman which she promptly sold to buy a typewriter and went on to become an international award winning photojournalist. She has worked in MN, ND, TN, the US Virgin Islands and Germany where she freelanced for seven German newspapers. Now retired and living with her husband, Arnie Bigbee, in Edina, she serves as Public Art Chair and is on the Edina Arts and Culture Commission. This exhibit covers five decades of her photojournalism career; includes black and white, color, digital, canvas and iPhone photos. Many of her photos are for sale.

Sherry Lee Short presented to EnACTing TransNational SEED

Posted on November 21, 2014

Sherry Lee Short, Professor in the School of Visual Arts, gave a presentation titled “Disabilization and Subjugation: Reflections on Conquering the Wild” to EnACTing TransNational SEED (Seeking Educational Equity and Diversity). EnACTing TransNational SEED is a year-long seminar exploring notions of disability as central to systems of domination and privilege. Read the rest of this entry →

Katie Richardson Jens was a guest speaker at the pilot session of GROUP THINK

Posted on November 21, 2014

Dr. Katie Richardson Jens, Assistant Professor of Criminal Justice from the Department of Sociology and Criminal Justice, was a guest speaker at the November 5th, 2014 pilot session of GROUP THINK at the Stage at Island Park in Fargo, ND. GROUP THINK is a local program that provides a platform for people pursuing interesting questions and compelling work to engage the thinking of a diverse group and vet an idea, connect with collaborators or evolve a project. Read the rest of this entry →

Lunch and Signing Santa for the Deaf and Hearing Impaired Children and Adults Dec. 13

Posted on November 21, 2014

The Fargo-Moorhead Sertoma Club and Quota Club are announcing a Lunch and Signing Santa for the Deaf and Hearing Impaired Children and Adults in the community and the surrounding area. It is taking place at Trollwood, 801 50th Avenue Southwest in Moorhead, Minnesota on Saturday, December 13, 2014 from 11:00 AM to 2:00 PM, with lunch served at Noon. Any questions please call Darrell @ 261-3412

MSUM University Theatre Series presents The Jungle Book

Posted on November 21, 2014

Event includes live animal demonstration

A free children’s theatre production takes the stage for two shows Saturday, Nov. 22, at 1 and 4 p.m. in Hansen Theatre in MSUM’s Roland Dille Center for the Arts.
The Jungle Book, based on the famous tale of the same name by Rudyard Kipling, tells the story of Mowgli, a boy raised by wolves in the jungle. With the help of his animal friends, Mowgli learns all about “Jungle Law” and how to survive. The Jungle Book is a student production of the MSUM Theatre Department, and is suitable for all ages. Read the rest of this entry →

Library offering trial access to Kanopy

Posted on November 21, 2014

Livingston Lord Library is offering trial access to Kanopy a website of streaming academic documentaries and films. Films included here are produced by firms such as PBS, Green Planet, Media Education Foundation, Kino Lorber, California Newsreel, and more.
This trial runs until December 7th, 2014.

Keep tabs on all current library database trials at the library’s online Database List.

Student Union and Activities is taking reservations for the Spring Semester

Posted on November 21, 2014

It’s time to start planning for the Spring Semester if you haven’t already!

The Student Union and Activities is taking reservations for the Spring Semester, both weekly room reservations and event reservations. Advance room reservation forms for Spring Semester 2015 may be picked up at the Info Desk, CMU 11 or the attached form can be filled out an printed. Read the rest of this entry →

CMU Thanksgiving hours

Posted on November 21, 2014

The Comstock Memorial Union, along with the services areas and offices located in the building, will have modified hours during the Thanksgiving Break. Thanksgiving-Break-2014

IT Helpdesk Thanksgiving Break Hours

Posted on November 21, 2014

IT Helpdesk Thanksgiving Break Hours:

Tuesday: 7:30am – 7:45pm
Wednesday: 8:00am – 4:15pm
Thursday: CLOSED
Friday: CLOSED
Saturday: CLOSED
Sunday: 6:00pm – 9:00pm

Location: Livingston Lord Library Room LI 122
Phone: 218.477.2603
Email: support@mnstate.edu

www.mnstate.edu/helpdesk/

One day left to donate a canned good or non-perishable food item for Fill the Dome

Posted on November 21, 2014

One day left to donate a canned good or non-perishable food item for Fill the Dome! Canned goods and non-perishable food items are being collected for the annual Fill the Dome Youth Led Food Drive. With the help of our student organizations and student groups, we have over 1,200 items so far! If every student, faculty, and staff on campus donates one item, we will reach our goal of 6,500 items. Donations are being collected through 3pm Friday, November 21 and can be dropped off in various office location around campus including: The C-store (Comstock Memorial Union), Biosciences and Chemistry Main Office (Hagen Hall 103), Residence Halls (At every Front desk),  MSUM Bookstore (MacLean Hall), Social Work (Lommen Hall 114), International Student Services (Comstock Memorial Union 229), Career Development Center (Flora Frick 151), Office of Student Activities (Comstock Memorial Union 222), Women’s Center (Bridges Hall 154), Admissions Office (Owens 102), Athletics Department (Nemzek Hall 134), and MSUM Dining Services (Kise Commons).

Faculty invited to participate as workshop leaders for 36th Annual Expanding Your Horizons Conference

Posted on November 21, 2014

We would like to invite all faculty to participate as workshop leaders in the 36th Annual Expanding Your Horizons Conference for 7th-9th grade girls to be held on Saturday, April 25, 2015.  We would also really appreciate student volunteers to work with faculty for this event.  Participation in this conference looks GREAT on your résumé!  Also think about the impact a positive role model has had on your life and take the opportunity to pay that forward. Several male faculty participate every single year, and recruit female students to assist. Read the rest of this entry →

Register for the Dec. 4 Etiquette Dinner

Posted on November 21, 2014

Give yourself the gift of confidence while enjoying a five-course meal! This dining tutorial will help you polish your table manners. Practice common courtesies including introductions, table conversation, posture and dining etiquette. Don’t miss this opportunity to learn tips for dealing with difficult foods and find the answers to all of your common mealtime questions.

Register on DragonJobs! www.mnstate.edu/dragonjobs
There is a $10 registration fee. Read the rest of this entry →

Think Before You Print

Posted on November 21, 2014

Professor Shannon Terry’s Society and the Environment class invite you to save printing money and the environment!  Open the attached document to learn how to print on both sides of the paper, and how to put multiple slides per page, when printing a PowerPoint.

This saves money for you, for MSUM, and saves trees for the world  -  talk about making an impact!

 

Copy2Print Thanksgiving Break hours

Posted on November 21, 2014

Copy2Print will be closed November 26, 27, 28, for the Thanksgiving Break. Please plan accordingly.

Parking and Key & Card Access Offices closed Nov. 27 and 28

Posted on November 21, 2014

The Parking and Key & Card Access Offices will be closed on November 27th and 28th. Please plan accordingly if services from these offices are required.  In the case of an emergency call Public Safety at 218.477.2449

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