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Posted on September 20, 2017

MSUM CARE Team: There may be times when you’re concerned about a student in your class or an advisee, you’re bothered by a roommate acting differently, or you’re unsure about a student’s behavior. If you are concerned about a student’s wellbeing, but you’re unsure of what to do: contact the campus CARE Team. Some specific reasons (but not all of them) include: suicide ideation, depression, substance abuse, disruptive behavior in class, making violent statements, feeling threatened by a student, and concerns for a student’s welfare.  Read the rest of this entry →

Are you or your students conducting research with human subjects?

Posted on September 20, 2017

Undergraduate and graduate students engage in many research and classroom projects that involve human subjects. Student research is conducted under the guidance of Faculty Advisors, who are responsible for the professional and ethical conduct of students completing research projects and the protection of human subjects involved in research activities. Faculty Advisors should provide mentoring and supervision to students as they develop, conduct, and complete their research projects.

When University employees and/or students are involved in research conducted with human subjects, the research activity must be reviewed by the Institutional Review Board (IRB). Read the rest of this entry →

Graduate Assistantship vacancies

Posted on September 20, 2017

Graduate Students: Are you wanting to gain experience as a Graduate Assistant (GA) and add valuable skills to your resume while earning some extra money? Check out the current GA openings.

Add your contact preferences for Dragon Alert emergency notifications

Posted on September 20, 2017

If you haven’t already, add your contact preferences for Dragon Alert emergency notifications.

Don’t be the last one to know what’s going on!

Learn about campus closures and MSUM/neighborhood emergencies as soon as they happen (so you can avoid driving to school in a snow storm or potentially dangerous situation near campus).  Read the rest of this entry →

Important Advising Information 

Posted on September 20, 2017

Advising is right around the corner. Below are important dates to mark on your calendar:

  • October 2 – Advising begins
  • October 23 – Spring registration begins


Posted on September 20, 2017

Did you know walking 10,000 steps a day will burn approximately an extra 2,700 calories per week? Walking helps achieve good health and weight loss. Get your “WALK ON” with the WALKtober challenge sponsored by the Hendrix Wellness educators during the month of October. All faculty and students are eligible to participate. Individuals who walk 10,000 steps 4 times each week will be entered in weekly prize drawings. The individual who met the requirements for all of the weeks will be entered in a grand prize drawing.

Sign up at the Hendrix Clinic during the week of September 25 to September 29 and receive your free pedometer ad log in sheets.

Homecoming 2017: Forever Red

Posted on September 20, 2017

Homecoming 2017 is coming soon. As part of the campus community, there are multiple opportunities for your involvement.  Read the rest of this entry →

SLHS department conducts hearing screenings at Big Iron

Posted on September 20, 2017

Students and supervisors from the SLHS department conducted hearing screenings at the Big Iron event at the West Fargo Fairgrounds on September 12-14. They screened a total of 276 people and (in conjunction with Sertoma) gave away hundreds of pairs of earplugs as well as information about hearing loss.

Project Management degree named No. 19 in nation

Posted on September 20, 2017

MSU Moorhead’s Project Management degree was listed No. 19 on a nationwide list of “25 Best Online Bachelor’s in Project Management Degrees for 2017” by College Choice.

Rankings were determined by tuition rate, the program’s reputation and graduates’ average starting salary.

Hoffbeck writes history of Hillcrest Lutheran Academy

Posted on September 20, 2017

Steve Hoffbeck, History Department, has written a history of Hillcrest Lutheran Academy, a private, co-educational parochial high school in Fergus Falls, MN, entitled “Hillcrest’s Hundred Years Of Stories, 1916-2016.”  Read the rest of this entry →

Join Bridge International

Posted on September 20, 2017

Wednesdays and Thursdays | 7-8 p.m. | CMU 204

It’s a Bible Group Study small group for international students. Come and join us!  Read the rest of this entry →

Take Back the Night BBQ, Rally, and March Against Sexual Violence

Posted on September 20, 2017

 Wednesday, Sept. 20 | 6-9 p.m. | Campus Mall

Join MSUM, Concordia College, and Minnesota State Community and Technical College for our annual BBQ and rally on the MSUM Campus Mall on Wednesday, Sept. 20. This year, we celebrate the 45th anniversary of Title IX, which guarantees every student the right to an education free from discrimination based on sex. 1 in 3 women and 1 in 6 men will experience intimate partner abuse, sexual violence, or stalking  in their lifetime. Do you #KnowyourIX?  Read the rest of this entry →

Poster-Making for Take Back the Night

Posted on September 20, 2017

Tuesday and Wednesday | 3-5 p.m. | Women’s Center

The Women’s Center staff invite people to drop by the Women’s Center (Bridges 154) Tuesday and Wednesday, 9/19-20 from 3-5 p.m. to create signs for our Take Back the Night rally and march on Wednesday night. Take Back the Night supports survivors of sexual and intimate partner violence and foregrounds their voices. Students may carry the signs they make or create them for others to display at the event. All supplies are provided. Questions about this or other Women’s Center events? Contact Dana Bisignani, Women’s Center Coordinator, at

Mandatory student organization treasurer training

Posted on September 20, 2017

Wednesday, Sept. 20 | 4-5 p.m. | CMU 205
Monday, Sept. 25 | 6-7 p.m. | CMU 205

Mandatory student organization treasurer training will cover topics such as: locating organization account number, how to reimburse members, how to request funds for special travel or events. Please RSVP for a session. Two opportunities remain. Learn more in the attached document.

Dragon Soccer ‘Play with Pride’ game

Posted on September 20, 2017

Friday, Sept. 22 | 3 p.m. | Nemzek Soccer Field

Dragon Soccer will host its “Play with Pride” game on Friday, Sept. 22 at 3 p.m. at Nemzek Soccer Field.  The team will wear rainbow laces to show their support!  Read the rest of this entry →

MSUM African Student Union meeting

Posted on September 20, 2017

Friday, Sept. 22 | 3-4 p.m. | CMU 205

The African Student Union (ASU) will be having their first meeting on Friday, 22 September.The meeting will be held at CMU Room 205 from 3-4 p.m.  Read the rest of this entry →

BIOL 335 informational meeting

Posted on September 20, 2017

Friday, Sept. 22 | 2-3 p.m. | Langseth 118

There will be an informational meeting on Friday, Sept. 22 in Langseth Hall 118 at 2 p.m. to discuss BIOL 335 Tropical Conservation Biology. This course is offered in the spring semester and includes a 12-day trip to Costa Rica over spring break (March 1-12). This course is 3cr, LASC goal area 10, and open to students of any major.  Read the rest of this entry →

EEG Core Facility Open House

Posted on September 20, 2017

Friday, Sept. 22 | 10:30 a.m. – 12 p.m. | NDSU Minard Hall 232

NDSU’s Center for Visual and Cognitive Neuroscience in the Department of Psychology will host an open house showcasing the capabilities and services offered by the High Density EEG/Neurostimulation Core Facility on Friday, Sept. 22.  Read the rest of this entry →

Clothesline Project on display

Posted on September 20, 2017

Sept. 12-22 | Roland Dille Center for the Arts Great White Hall

The Clothesline Project will be on display throughout weekdays beginning Tuesday, Sept. 12 through Friday Sept. 22 in the Roland Dille Center for the Arts Great White Hall. Survivors of gender-based violence and their loved ones emblazon T-shirts with their stories, direct messages to their abusers, and sometimes strong imagery and leave them on display. These shirts document the prevalence of gender-based violence, aid in the healing process of survivors, and celebrate their strength and courage, often sending a message of hope to others who remain silent about their experiences.  Read the rest of this entry →

Fall 2017 Dragon Business Cruise

Posted on September 20, 2017

Friday, Sept. 22 | 12:30-5:30 p.m.

Join us for our Fall 2017 Dragon Business Cruise on Friday, Sept. 22! This semester we will be visiting businesses in Southwest Fargo:

  • Dakota Medical Foundation (with a presentation by the Greater FMWF Economic Development Corporation)
  • Eide Bailly accounting firm
  • Discovery Benefits
  • Sundog Interactive
  • Scheels Headquarters (ending with a social for students to personally meet participating business leaders)

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