Immigration is a wash on wages, but an overall boost for economy, MSUM professor says, InForum: “Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump made immigration a hot topic for the Nov. 8 election with his claims that Mexican illegal immigrants were criminals and ‘rapists’ and that they are stealing Americans’ jobs. But those claims don’t hold up—for the most part—says Oscar Flores, a professor of economics at Minnesota State University Moorhead.”

Horace native all in for Norwegian reality show, InForum: “Jeff Johnson [’92 alumnus] doesn’t watch reality TV. He didn’t even own a television until this year. So his participation in this season of the Norwegian reality show ‘Alt for Norge’ is a bit of a head, err … beard-scratcher.”

Minnesota State University Moorhead Saves Energy and Labor, “Jeff Goebel, Physical Plant Manager at Minnesota State University at Moorhead (MSUM), knew there had to be a better way. He wanted an easier way for his employees to control HVAC equipment across campus. He heard about a software solution called Events2HVAC at a conference and looked it up online. In May 2010, MSUM became a beta test site for the software which works as a bridge between Dean Evans EMS® and various HVAC and building control systems to automatically control equipment based on scheduled events. The results have been impressive.”

Twins President Dave St. Peter Visits MSUM, KVRR: “See reaction on the Sports Communication Conference at MSUM, highlighted by Twins President Dave St. Peter serving as Keynote Speaker.”

Twins president Dave St. Peter speaks at Sports Communication Conference, WDAY: “Aspiring ssports media professionals attended the second annual Sports Communication Conference on the MSU Moorhead campus.”

Why aren’t voting laws consistent across states?, MPR News: “During the run-up to Election Day in November MPR News is finding the answers to your election questions. We turned to Barbara Headrick, a Professor of Political Science at Minnesota State University Moorhead for the answers.”