May 18, 2015
INFORUM, By Tu-Uyen Tran
MOORHEAD—When Mike Michlovic arrived at Minnesota State University Moorhead to start a field anthropology program, he said he was told to not bother digging in the Red River Valley because there’s nothing here.
Forty years and a dozen archaeological sites later, he and his students have discovered much about the life of the ancient American Indians who lived here thousands of years ago.
As Michlovic tells it, that was all by necessity. Read the rest of this entry →
May 05, 2015
Please join us in celebrating the MSUM career of Dr. Steve Grineski, School of Teaching and Learning. An open house will be held in his honor on Tuesday, May 5th from 3:30 – 5:00 p.m. in Lommen Hall, room #104. Refreshments will be served and there will be a short program at 4 p.m.
April 29, 2015
John Benson, School of Teaching and Learning, presented a paper entitled, “The Mission Field: An Idealized Landscape and Its Impact on Two Generations of a Missionary Community” at the Annual Conference of the Association of American Geographers held in Chicago on April 21st. Read the rest of this entry →
April 27, 2015
Ximena Suarez-Sousa, School of Teaching and Learning, presented at the Annual Meeting of the American Educational Research Association that took place in Chicago. Read the rest of this entry →
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!
April 08, 2015
Dr. David Tack, STL, was invited to be the closing keynote speaker at the Minnesota Correctional Education Association Conference on April 7 in Bloomington, Minn. His address (“Creating Community Within the Learning Environment”) was delivered to over 160 educators and administrators in the Minnesota juvenile detention system.
March 25, 2015
Angela Harvala, an alumna of Minnesota State University Moorhead, won the Milken Educator Award and $25,000 to spend however she wishes. She received a B.S. in elementary education in 2006.
The Milken Educator Awards was conceived by the Milken Family Foundation to attract, retain and motivate outstanding talent to the teaching profession. Read the rest of this entry →
March 16, 2015
John Benson, School of Teaching and Learning, presented a Kitchen Table Conversations Talk at the Family in Global Transitions conference in Tysons Corner, VA on March 7, 2015 His presentation was on the adult lives of missionary children and was entitled ” “Oh, That’s a Hard One”: The Struggles to Define Home Long into Adulthood in the Lives of Adult Missionary Children.”
March 05, 2015
Sue Severson and Ximena Suarez-Sousa, School of Teaching and Learning, presented at the “Advancing the Imperative” 67th Annual Meeting of the American Association of Colleges for Teacher Education (AACTE) that took place in Atlanta. Read the rest of this entry →
March 03, 2015
Dr. Camille Brandt, School of Teaching and Learning, attended and presented at the 67th Annual Meeting of the American Association of Colleges for Teacher Education held in Atlanta, Georgia, February 27- March 1, 2015. Read the rest of this entry →
March 02, 2015
Brad Bachmeier’s ceramic work “Ceramic Genealogy” was chosen for exhibition at the 2015 Potter’s Council National Juried Exhibit in Providence RI, March 25th-April 25th in conjunction with the National Council on Education in the Ceramic Arts annual conference.
February 24, 2015
Associate Professor Brad Bachmeier will be presenting a lecture on “Inside an Art Career” on Wednesday, February 25, 2015, at 6 p.m. in King Hall 110. The lecture is free and open to the public.
February 20, 2015
By Danielle Rebel
The opportunity of a lifetime was bestowed upon Kelsey Odegard, senior elementary inclusive major at MSUM.
Odegard was selected as one of eight students nationwide to serve on the National Education Association (NEA) Advisory Committee of Student Members for the 2014-2015 academic year. Read the rest of this entry →
February 17, 2015
Dr. Erin Gillett, STL, presented a research poster at the Ethnographic and Qualitative Research Conference. The poster, A Thematic Analysis of Teacher Candidate Journals within a South African Preparatory School Case Study, outlined the initial results of an ongoing research project with colleagues Boyd Bradbury and Ximena Suarez-Sousa.
February 12, 2015
Dr. David Tack, STL, presented his research on community building in the classroom setting at the 32nd annual Minnesota Association of Alternative Programs conference in Duluth, Minn.
February 10, 2015
Dr. Camille Brandt, School of Teaching and Learning, and undergraduate teacher candidates Jody Larson, Camille Lepp, and Michaela Kolness developed a service learning collaborative project with the Plains Art Museum in Fargo, North Dakota, to create a community-based event for children and families impacted by Autism Spectrum Disorders. Read the rest of this entry →
February 03, 2015
Dr. David Tack, STL, presented the keynote address at the Minnesota Association of Alternative Programs Regional Winter Workshop a M-State in Detroit Lakes, MN. His conversation was titled “Creating Community from Within the Classroom.”
January 26, 2015
We Are Proud of Pam Kiser, ’92, first-grade teacher and early literacy support at Robert Asp Elementary School, for being named the 2015 Moorhead Teacher of the Year. Read the rest of this entry →
January 22, 2015
Lisa Staiger, Shirley Johnson, and Dr. Mary Dosch conducted a training on Co-Teaching for student teachers and their cooperating teachers from area public schools on January 6, 2015.