An exhibition of work created by faculty members from the MSUM Department of Art & Design is now on display at the HoDo Restaurant in Fargo. The faculty were featured in an opening on Monday evening. Those faculty displaying work include Andrew Stark, Zhimin Guan, Loral Iverson-Hannaher, Brad Bachmeier, Carl Oltvedt, Jim Park, Allen Sheets, Kelli Sinner, and Naomi RaMona Schliesman. The exhibition will be available through July. The HoDo Restaurant is located at 101 Broadway in downtown Fargo.
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Assistant Professor of Music and Director of Choral Activities, Daniel Mahraun, enters the recording studio next week with St. Paul-based early music group The Rose Ensemble. Known for their performances of Medieval and Renaissance music, Rose also tackles under-performed repertoire of other periods and styles. 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 →
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.
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 →
Mathematics education majors Andria Kelly and Megan Nygaard presented with Professor Tim Harms a session titled “What’s wrong with these problems?” at the Minnesota Council of Teachers of Mathematics, MCTM, state conference April 2013. Read the rest of this entry →
Wally Sizer, Mathematics, had a paper “Period two solutions to some systems of rational difference equations” published in the book “Differential and Difference Equations with Applications,” edited by Sandra Pinelas, Michel Chipot, and Zuzana Dusla, and published by Springer Verlag.
Sayel Ali, Damiano Fulghesu, Justin James, and Wally Sizer, Mathematics, attended the spring section meeting of the Mathematical Association of America April 26-27 in St. Peter, Minn.
Fulghesu presented joint work with student Seth Meyer on Generalized Peano Functions.
By: WDAY Staff Reports, WDAY
Moorhead, MN (WDAY TV) — A retired Fargo-Moorhead attorney has found a new career. Author.
Dick Jeffries practiced law in our region for 37-years before retiring. But when MSUM asked him to teach a Para-legal Class, he jumped at the chance. That’s when he realized there was no book out there that focused on personal injury law. So, Jeffries wrote one. Read the rest of this entry →
By: WDAY Staff Reports, WDAY
Fargo, ND (WDAY TV) — Some of the most influential and impactful women and businesses in the Cass-Clay community are getting some well deserved recognition.
Dana and I were proud to host tonight’s 40th Annual Women of the Year, put on by the YWCA. We met 30 nominees whose lives, talents and passions shape the community.
One of this year’s winners, for the lifetime achievement award, was Dr. Terrie Manno. Read the rest of this entry →
Dr. L. Winkler, Physics and Astronomy, has co-authored a paper accepted for publication in the Journal of Geophysical Research-Space Physics. The paper is authored by P.J. Chi, M. J. Engebretson, M. B. Moldwin, C. T. Russell, I. R. Mann, M. R. Hairston, M. Reno, J. Goldstein, L. I. Winkler, J. L. Cruz-Abeyro, D. H. Lee, K. Yumoto, R. Dalrymple, B. Chen, and J. P. Gibson. Read the rest of this entry →
For the second time in the same week, Brian Wisenden, Biosciences Department, has published another research paper. Biosciences undergraduates Randy Sutrisno and Phillip Schotte conducted a test of phylogenetic differences in predators’ ability to mask or biochemically degrade the chemical alarm cues of their prey that eke out of the predator’s digestive system. Read the rest of this entry →
Cecilia Mafla-Bustamante, Languages and Cultures, has been invited to join the Grupo América Ecuador, a literary organization in Ecuador. She also recently presented a paper to this organization, based on a publication she has submitted to its journal. The organization is comprised of writers, intellectuals and diplomats in Ecuador.
Shireen Alemadi, Brian Wisenden and undergraduate student Andrew Nelson (all Biosciences Department) have had a paper accepted for publication in the international peer-reviewed journal Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology. The title of the paper is “Learned recognition of novel predator odour by convict cichlid embryos.” In this study, eggs of the cichlid fish were simultaneously exposed to the odor of a novel fish species and odor of chemical alarm cues of cichlid larvae. Read the rest of this entry →