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Spring 2018 Registration Windows

Posted on October 23, 2017

It is hard to believe, but registration for the spring 2018 semester is scheduled to begin October 23, 2017. Registration proceeds according to the number of semester hours individual students have completed with grades. Students with more earned semester hours are allowed to register earlier than students with less semester hours.

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Request your Spring 2018 D2L Brightspace Course Shells

Posted on October 23, 2017

Beginning Wednesday, October 18 instructors can request their Spring 2018 course shells using the D2L Brightspace Request Form (

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Spring Registration Begins – Check Your Registration Window

Posted on October 23, 2017

Registration for spring semester classes begins Monday, Oct. 23. To check when your registration window opens, follow the instructions below:

  • Log in to eServices and with your Star ID and password
  • Click on “Registration Window”
  • Change the semester if needed (Click on “Registration Window” again if you need to change the semester)

The date given will be the earliest date you are allowed to add or drop a course from your schedule.

What is your Dragon story?

Posted on October 23, 2017

The University is seeking a graduate interested in presenting their Dragon story at the Thursday, December 14 Commencement ceremony. Are you the one who will inspire your fellow graduates, friends/family, and faculty and staff with your MSUM experience?  Read the rest of this entry →

Join the National Residence Hall Honorary Dragon Chapter

Posted on October 23, 2017

National Residence Hall Honorary (NRHH) is looking for new Diamonds to join the Dragon Chapter!

NRHH is a leadership based honorary comprised of exemplary students who value recognition and service. As an organization, our goals are to:  Read the rest of this entry →

Student Senate looking for committee members

Posted on October 23, 2017

Dragons! Student Senate is looking for students to join our Senate committees. The committees that are looking for more people to join include:  Read the rest of this entry →

Let your voice be heard

Posted on October 23, 2017

Complete the MSUM Dining customer satisfaction survey from now until October 27.

The more feedback we get, the better equipped we will be to improve our existing services and develop new ones to meet emerging needs! Click the following link to complete the survey: the rest of this entry →

Warning Signs: Recognizing Intimate Partner Abuse

Posted on October 23, 2017

Monday, Oct. 23 | 12:30-1:30 p.m. | Women’s Center (Bridges 154)

For Domestic Violence Awareness Month, join Women’s Center Coordinator Dana Bisignani and learn to recognize the warning signs of power-based personal violence that lead to unhealthy relationships. We’ll learn to spot patterns of verbal abuse, coercion, and other problematic behaviors — many normalized in romantic comedies and other pop culture — before they escalate into emotional, physical, or sexual abuse. We’ll also discuss how to support someone who is experiencing or trying to escape an abusive partner and resources. This talk is inclusive of and open to students of any gender identity and sexual orientation. Participants are encouraged to bring their lunch and eat during the event.  Read the rest of this entry →

Cinethusiasts’ Halloween Party

Posted on October 23, 2017

Friday, Oct. 27 | 5:30-7 p.m. | Glasrud Auditorium

Cinethusiasts is having its Halloween Party at 5:30-7 p.m. Friday, Oct. 27 in Weld Hall Auditorium. There will be a costume contest at 6 with a prize! There will also be sign ups for the 48 hour film challenge. At 7 p.m. is a silent film of Phantom of the Opera with live organ accompaniment.  Read the rest of this entry →

‘Not Your Festival Wear: Fashion and Cultural Appropriation’ Panel Discussion

Posted on October 23, 2017

Tuesday, Oct. 24 | 3-4 p.m. | Intercultural Center

This student-led panel discussion will examine recent fashion and pop culture trends that “borrow” inspiration from other cultures in an increasingly globalized world, especially when it comes to women’s fashion. Student panelists will address tough questions like: what does it really mean to appropriate something from another culture? How is appropriation fueled by women’s fashions and “white feminism”? And how we can more respectfully engage other cultures? Discussion will be followed by Q&A. Facilitated by Dana Bisignani, Women’s Center Coordinator.  Read the rest of this entry →

Voices of Muslim Women Film Night

Posted on October 23, 2017

Wednesday, Oct. 25 | 5-7 p.m. | Library 103

On Wednesday, Oct. 25, the Women’s Center and Women’s and Gender Studies Program are co-sponsoring a screening of two short documentary films by and about Muslim women navigating different laws and customs governing self-expression around the world, especially when it comes to the hijab (or veil). The screening will be followed by discussion led by Hamida Dakane of Fargo’s Afro-American Development Association and MSUM senior Ruweyda Mohamed.

Free popcorn and drinks will be provided. Total run time for the two films is 57 minutes.  Read the rest of this entry →

Who is manipulating your vote?

Posted on October 23, 2017

Tuesday, Oct. 24 | 4-5 p.m. | Langseth 118

Dr. Paul Kramer, a professor in Minnesota State University Moorhead’s Department of Economics, Law and Politics, will present a free public lecture on “Who is manipulating your vote” Tuesday, Oct. 24 at 4 p.m. in Langseth Hall 118.  Read the rest of this entry →

Wallace Francis: Living for More than a Game

Posted on October 23, 2017

Thursday, Oct. 26 | 8-9 p.m. | Langseth 104

Former NFL Player Wallace Francis will be speaking in Langseth Hall 104 on the topic “Living for More than a Game.”

This is an awesome opportunity for all students on campus. Former NFL player for the Atlanta Falcons and Buffalo Bills, Wallace Francis, will be speaking during Cru’s weekly meeting. (Cru is a interdenominational, large, student-led ministry on campus that meets every Thursday at 8 p.m.)  Read the rest of this entry →

Religious Studies Speaker Series

Posted on October 23, 2017

Wednesday, Oct. 25 | 7 p.m. | Langseth 118

This semester’s Religious Studies Speaker Series lecture is: Dr. Steven Bolduc, Economics, presenting, “Economics, Epiphanies, and Explanation: Exploring the Intersection of Economics and Religion.”​

Travel to Asia for credit

Posted on October 23, 2017

Grand Tour of Taiwan Informational Meetings
     Oct. 24 | 12 p.m. | MacLean 373

MSUM is hosting a spring 2018 class and a May/June 1018 tour of the most fascinating, historical, and cultural sites on the island of Taiwan. You will learn through a pre-tour class and a nearly month long visit to Taiwan. With an emphasis in language skills or business there is something for everyone. Open to all majors and no language experience needed. Join us at the info meeting for a preview.  Read the rest of this entry →

‘Phantom of the Opera’ screening with live organ accomaniment

Posted on October 23, 2017

Friday, Oct. 27 | 7 p.m. | Glasrud Auditorium

MSUM’s School of Media Arts & Design and the Red River Chapter of the American Theatre Organ Society present a screening of the 1925 Classic Silent Horror film, “The Phantom of the Opera” starring Lon Chaney, accompanied by a live organ score. The film will be screened in MSUM’s Glasrud Auditorium, Weld Hall on Friday, Oct. 27 at 7 p.m. This event is free and open to the public. For more information contact Tom Brandau at 701-446-7818 or

Etiquette Dinner

Posted on October 23, 2017

Wednesday, Oct. 25 | 5-7 p.m. | CMU Ballroom

Enjoy a free, lavish meal while learning ways to impress employers and colleagues through professional dinning etiquette. We will be welcoming back our guest speaker, Christine Chapweske, who is the founder and president of Etiquette Professionals. Christine offers training in business etiquette, social deportment, interviewing skills, as well as dining, table manners and job preparedness.  Read the rest of this entry →

Society of Physics Students annual Halloween show

Posted on October 23, 2017

Saturday, Oct. 28 | 4-6 p.m. | Langseth Atrium

Want to liven up your evening with fire, candy, and music? Come join the MSUM Society of Physics Students for their annual Halloween show! There will be spooky and exciting demonstrations, such as a bed of nails, liquid nitrogen, solids that act like liquids, and the fiery Rubens’ tube! The show will take place from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 28 in the Langseth Atrium. We hope to see you there!  Read the rest of this entry →

Buck Lunch Tuesday

Posted on October 23, 2017

Tuesdays | 11 a.m. – 1 p.m. | LCM Blue House

Is your stomach growling? Then head on over to the LCM Blue House, one block west of Hagen Hall. Lunch is served from 11-1. This week LCM is serving tacos, chips, veggies, and fruit. All for one dollar. Everyone is welcome.

Students Today Leaders Forever Pay It Forward Tour

Posted on October 23, 2017

Thursday, Oct. 26 | 7-8:30 p.m. | CMU Underground

Have Spring Break plans? Why not spend your break volunteering across our beautiful country, making lasting friendships and lifelong memories along the way?  Read the rest of this entry →

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