APAC meets Dec. 1

The Academic Policy Advisory Committee is scheduled to meet on Tuesday, December 1 at 3:00 p.m. in Owens 201.The agenda can be found at http://www.mnstate.edu/acadaff/APAC/index.htm#agendas

MSUM Guitar Ensemble performs Dec. 3

The MSUM Guitar Ensemble performs on Thursday, Dec. 3 at 7:30 p.m. in the Center for the Arts Fox Recital Hall. It’s free and open to the public. The High Plains Reader calls it a ‘Best Bet’: “The MSUM guitar ensemble consists of five or six guitar players, a bass player, and a percussionist. Past performances have been refreshingly original, playing seldom heard works.”

Math team places 9th at NCS/MAATeam Contest

The MSUM Mathematics Department is pleased to announce that the team Syntax Error placed 9th out of 92 teams that participated in this year’s NCS/MAA
Team Contest. The team consisted of the MSUM students Tony Batesole, Kathryn Bergee, and Haewoong Jeon, and earned a score of 88 out of a possible 100 points. Five teams (14 students) from MSUM participated in the contest. The Team Contest is an annual competition sponsored by the North Central Section of the Mathematical Association of America consisting of 10 challenging math problems. This year’s contest took place on Saturday morning, November 14 and included teams from 29 different institutions. We congratulate all of our students who gave up three hours on a Saturday morning to participate in the competition.

“In Pieces” showing Dec. 2

“In Pieces”, a story highlighting the issue of domestic violence told through live rock music and video, will be showing Wednesday, Dec. 2 at 8 p.m. in the Roland Dille Center for the Arts Hansen Theatre. It’s free to students; general admission is $5. The story line follows an abused woman and her young child and also the life of her abuser. Emphasis is placed on the cycle of violence showing the correlation of abuse in a home with child witnesses. There is a strong message of the impact of abuse along with a hopeful message of survival and new beginnings. Click headline for more information.


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