March 30, 2015
By Brittany Dunnigan
Free time is a foreign concept to graduate student Khulude Bukhari. From her studies to her job and volunteer work at The Welcome Center and West Fargo Community High School, she is actively pursuing her dream of becoming a school counselor.
Pursuing a Master of Science in Counseling and Student Affairs, Bukhari has a passion for helping people, especially children and families. She also enjoys working with refugees. After moving from another country to the United States for school, Bukhari understands the challenge of adapting to a new culture. Read the rest of this entry →
March 27, 2015
If you are planning on going through Marketing Graphics to get your poster printed, please email your posters to email@example.com as soon as possible. Pick up posters at Marketing Graphics located in the lower level of Weld Hall, Room 6. Graphics will call you when your posters are finished. More poster information can be found here. Read the rest of this entry →
March 24, 2015
AIGA Dragons would like to offer our services for FREE! As a student organization comprised of graphic design majors, we will use our knowledge and experience with layout, color theory, and design to help you achieve an impressive and highly professional research poster for your presentation. Read the rest of this entry →
March 24, 2015
Faculty members are encouraged to volunteer for the Student Academic Conference being held April 14. Volunteer as a poster evaluator, session chair or as help for the registration table. Visit www.mnstate.edu/sac to fill out a volunteer form.
February 26, 2015
Applications to present at MSUM’s 2015 Student Academic Conference are being accepted here. The purpose of the Student Academic Conference is to showcase the work and talent of MSUM students through presentations, posters and creative works at a one day conference held at MSUM each April. Read the rest of this entry →
February 13, 2015
The deadline to apply for the state-wide Minnesota Undergraduate Scholars Conference has been extended to Feb. 13, 2015.
Applications to present at MSUM’s 2015 Student Academic Conference are now being accepted here. The purpose of the Student Academic Conference is to showcase the work and talent of MSUM students through presentations, posters and creative works at a one day conference held at MSUM each April. Read the rest of this entry →
February 10, 2015
Congratulations to Sean Soehren, School Psychology Graduate Student and Khulude Bukhari, Counseling & Student Affairs Graduate Student! Soehren and Bukhari have been selected as the 2015 Graduate Student Lecturers who will be presenting their research at the Student Academic Conference on Tuesday, April 14th. Read the rest of this entry →
April 11, 2014
To be held at MSUM April 14 and 15
MSUM is excited to welcome MnSCU universities and community colleges to the third annual Minnesota Conference of Undergraduate Scholarly and Creative Activity April 14.
For the second straight year, all seven of the MnSCU universities (Minnesota State University – Mankato, Minnesota State University Moorhead, Winona State University, Southwest Minnesota State University, St. Cloud State University, Bemidji State University and Metropolitan State University) are sending students to participate in this conference. In addition, Inver Hills Community College is also arriving with a large contingent of students. About 130 students from across the state are expected to attend. Read the rest of this entry →
April 11, 2014
Stay up-to-date with the campus dining hours during the Student Academic Conference on Tuesday, April 15.
Breakfast 7-10:15 a.m.
Lunch 11 a.m. – 1:45 p.m.
Dinner 4:30 – 7 p.m.
7 a.m. – 7 p.m. Read the rest of this entry →
April 09, 2014
Zebulon Hallman to present at conference
By Danielle Rebel
“League of Legends” and “World of Warcraft” may seem like simple ways to pass the time for most, but for Zebulon Hallman, these online games offer a unique insight as to how the world works.
Hallman, a senior paralegal and economics major, has spent the semester studying the economics of online games. He will be presenting his research at MSUM’s Student Academic Conference on April 15. Read the rest of this entry →
April 03, 2014
Students are asked to submit their poster three weeks prior to the Student Academic Conference to avoid the rush.
*March 24 is 3 weeks prior to April 14*
Posters can be printed at Marketing Graphics located in Weld Hall, Lower Level, Room 6 or emailed to: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Formats accepted: Powerpoint, PDF, jpg.
Downloadable template at: mnstate.edu/marketing/templates.aspx Read the rest of this entry →
February 24, 2014
The final deadline for the Student Academic Conference application is only 1 week away, February 28. If you are working with a faculty on a project – whether a performance or technique in the arts, a creative lesson plan in education, a capstone project in construction management, an analysis paper in history or research in the sciences (or just about anything else!)- meet with your faculty member and apply to the SAC!
February 19, 2014
Physics student scores prestigious internship in fuel cell lab
2014 Student Academic Conference presenter
Half a world away, a young Iwnetim (Tim) Abate dreamed of a world free from global warming.
Years later, Abate is taking part in making his dream a reality.
The junior physics major at MSUM is making strides in the field of physics and engineering. Abate, an international student from Ethiopia, is already making a name for himself, scoring prestigious internships and winning major awards in his field.
The last two summers, Abate interned at the California Institute of Technology, working under Sossina Haile in her fuel cell lab.
“When I was working there I was exposed to a new kind of engineering,” Abate said. “Now I want to do it in the future.” Read the rest of this entry →
January 14, 2014
The application for the 2014 Student Academic Conference is now live at www.mnstate.edu/sac/apply.aspx!
If you do not know what the SAC is, please visit our archives of past conferences (www.mnstate.edu/sac/archives.aspx) or talk with your professors.
To present at our local conference only, applications are due by Feb. 28. If you also wish to present at the state conference, your application is due Jan. 31.
April 16, 2013
As has been true the past two years, individual books containing the abstracts, presentation schedules, etc. will not be available at the conference. We encourage you to look over the information you need on the SAC website before you come. Posters with presentation information, organized by time and organized by department, will be posted in the CMU. If you have questions, please come to the registration table.
Everything you need for the conference is at www.mnstate.edu/sac including: Read the rest of this entry →
April 12, 2013
Meghan McLaughlin to present at Tuesday’s SAC Conference
By Kalicia Kamranian
Young children grow to understand the world around them through trial and error. They fail forward to success. Freshman Meghan McLaughlin believes that as we age, the development of our creative minds decreases. McLaughlin will discuss this issuer in her SAC presentation, “Stepping Away from Creativity.”
Double majoring in studio arts, with an emphasis in sculpture, and theater arts, with an emphasis in theater technology and design, McLaughlin clearly has a passion for creativity. She likes people to see different perspectives in both art and life. Read the rest of this entry →
April 12, 2013
The 15th Annual Student Academic Conference is Tuesday, April 16th. Student presentations are from 9:30-10:50 a.m., 1-2:20 p.m. and 2:30-3:50 p.m. and open to all.
The luncheon (11 a.m.-1 p.m.) for presenters and faculty is an opportunity to welcome back keynote speaker and original conference co-organizer Ryan Sylvester. Read the rest of this entry →
April 11, 2013
Yi and Brekke to present at April 16 SAC Conference
By Narjes Al-Bakshy and Meghan Feir
Growing up on the island of Taiwan in the South Pacific, Chu Yi had encountered homesickness and cultural shock firsthand upon arriving at MSUM four years ago. This is one reason Yi, along with his fellow presenter, Katrina Brekke, is interested in adding diversity to MSUM through researching and developing a diversity program. This program, developed by Yi, a business administration and marketing major, and Brekke, a graduate student in the counseling and student affairs program, will be interdisciplinary and will include academic and non-academic fields. Read the rest of this entry →
April 10, 2013
Students presenting at the Student Academic Conference who need posters printed please note Friday, April 12 is the deadline.
Poster Printing Guidelines
- Posters can be printed at Marketing Graphics located in Weld Hall, Lower Level, Roomm 6 or emailed to: email@example.com
- Formats accepted: Powerpoint, PDF, jpg.
- Download Template: Template 1
- Size: Make sure your size properties are the actual size you want the poster to be. If the poster needs to be resized at printing it will take longer to be done and the graphics will most likely become blocky or hard to read. Most posters are 36″ x 56″. Maximum for Powerpoint posters is 41″ x 56″. Do not exceed 41″ on both sides, otherwise a more expensive printer will have to be used. Read the rest of this entry →