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Academic Advising Begins

Posted on March 24, 2017

Academic advising for summer and fall semester began Monday, March 13. Contact your academic advisor to schedule a time to meet and discuss your next semester and to obtain your access code to register for classes.

Unsure who your academic advisor is? Follow the instructions below to find out:

  • Log in to eServices and with your Star ID and password
  • From the left menu, select “Grades and Transcripts”
  • Select “Interactive Degree Audit Report”
  • Your advisor assignment will be listed at the top of your audit

MSUM Physics and Astronomy Seminar Series Presents: Student-Developed Planetarium Shows

Posted on March 24, 2017

Friday, March 24 | 3-3:50 p.m. | Planetarium (Bridges 167)  Read the rest of this entry →

Meet the new Noyce scholars

Posted on March 23, 2017

By Lexi Byler, MSUM Marketing Intern

MSU Moorhead’s Robert Noyce Grant Project gives current students majoring in science or mathematics, or community members who’ve received a STEM degree, the opportunity to earn a teaching license free of cost. This semester, MSUM awarded four student scholarships to David Cord, Christian Larson, Brooke Mayer and Jennifer Williams. Read the rest of this entry →

Heads or Tails Raffle at the Spring Scholarship Gala

Posted on March 22, 2017

Saturday, April 8 | CMU Ballroom

Participate in the Heads or Tails Raffle at the Spring Scholarship Gala April 8! For $25, you will receive a Scorch raffle paddle that will allow you to participate in three separate raffles during the event. Each raffle will consist of multiple rounds where each participant will use their paddle to select heads or tails. The emcee will flip a coin and announce the coin flip. Those with the correct choice will remain in the game and continue to play the next round until only one remains––the winner! Read the rest of this entry →

You are Cordially Invited to the Spring Scholarship Gala

Posted on March 22, 2017

As faculty and staff members, you work closely with students every day. You cultivate confidence and help them in innumerable ways as they grow from freshmen to seniors. Your influence in their lives has made an impact.

To make an even bigger difference in the lives of students, enjoy champagne, appetizers, entertainment and delicious food. Yes, you read that correctly. Read the rest of this entry →

Nominate a colleague or professor for the prestigious Dille Lecturer Award

Posted on March 22, 2017

Nominate your respected colleagues or favorite professors for the prestigious Dille Lecturer Award! Successful nominees will demonstrate how they transform the world by transforming students’ lives.

Each year, students, faculty and staff are asked to submit a nomination for the faculty member they believe best exemplifies the award criteria. The Provost’s Council reviews the nominations and selects a recipient. That faculty member will be honored at a Fall Semester 2017 awards ceremony during which they will present a lecture of their choosing, and receive the award’s $1,200 honorarium. Read the rest of this entry →

MSUM Mathematics majors Kelli Vosberg, Abi Carlson to present in this week’s Undergraduate Math Seminar

Posted on March 22, 2017

Wednesday, March 22| 4-4:50 p.m. | Bridges 268

Featuring MSUM Mathematics majors Kelli Vosberg and Abi Carlson | The Five Color Theorem; The Cauchy-Frobenius-Burnside Theorem  Read the rest of this entry →

‘Less than 100%: a Consideration of Mediocrity’

Posted on March 22, 2017

Wednesday, Mar. 22 | 4:30 p.m. | MA 167

Dr. Marilea Bramer and Dr. Phil Mouch will be presenting their colloquium “Less than 100%: a Consideration of Mediocrity” on Wednesday, March 22 at 4:30 p.m. in MA 167. Please see flyer for more information. All are welcome to attend!

MSUM Athletic Training students earn top honors in regional ‘Quiz Bowl’ competition

Posted on March 15, 2017

Representing the State of Minnesota at the District 4 Great Lakes Athletic Trainer’s Association (GLATA) Annual Meeting & Symposium, 4th year MSUM Athletic Training (AT) students Jessie Differding, Shae Brown, and Shawn Sherman earned first place honors by defeating teams from Wisconsin, Michigan, Missouri, Illinois, and Ohio in the Annual GLATA Quiz Bowl competition held on Friday, March 9 in Wheeling, Ill.

By winning the GLATA Quiz Bowl competition, the MSUM AT students have earned the opportunity to represent MSUM, the Minnesota State Athletic Trainer’s Association (MATA), and the District 4 GLATA Region at the National Athletic Trainer’s Association (NATA) Annual Meeting and Symposium Quiz Bowl event in Houston, Texas on Wednesday, June 28.

Biosecurity Expert Michael Osterholm to speak at MSUM March 23

Posted on March 13, 2017

Michael Osterholm

Author of Deadliest Enemy: Our War Against Killer Germs

Michael Osterholm, an internationally recognized expert in infectious disease epidemiology and director of the Center for Infectious Disease Research and Policy at the University of Minnesota, will present a free, public talk on “Deadliest Enemy: Our War Against Killer Germs,” Thursday, March 23 at 7 p.m. in MSUM’s Langseth Hall room 104.

Osterholm is co-author with Mark Olshaker of the book of the same title, “Deadliest Enemy: Our War Against Killer Germs,” to be released March 14, 2017. Read the rest of this entry →

PSY 202 study

Posted on March 06, 2017

The purpose of this study is to examine the relationship between geographic place as a social and political mechanism of human development and it’s effect on the psychosocial development of LGBTA+ members who reside in that specific location.

If you are interested in participating in a personal interview, please contact group members at luebbeja@mnstate.edu or rauschra@mnstate.edu.

Please contact our faculty advisor, Dr. Mugi, if you have any questions or concerns at charles.mugi@mnstate.edu.

To participate in the study, visit the survey link.

Schedule your advising appointment

Posted on March 03, 2017

Academic advising begins Monday, March 13. Please contact your academic advisor to schedule a time to discuss your academic plan for summer and fall semester classes.

Unsure who your advisor is? Your advisor is listed on your Degree Audit Report (DAR).

Below are instructions on how to view your DAR:

  • Log in to eServices and with your Star ID and password
  • From the left menu, select “Grades and Transcripts”
  • Select “Interactive Degree Audit Report”
  • Your advisor assignment will be listed at the top of your audit

Student Academic Conference seeking volunteers

Posted on March 02, 2017

The Student Academic Conference is looking for volunteers to serve as session chairs, poster evaluators, and to help at the registration table. The volunteer form can be found at the following link or at the SAC website.

This year, there will be nearly 250 presentations.

Important Advising Information

Posted on February 27, 2017

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

March 1 – Summer and fall courses are posted on eServices
March 13 – Advising begins
March 27 – Summer/fall registration begins

How do I change my major?

Planning to change your major?

Complete the Major, Minor, Certificate, or Advisor Change Form to obtain the necessary signatures and return to the Registrar’s Office.

Dr. T. J. Hansen to present this week’s Undergraduate Math Seminar

Posted on February 22, 2017

Wednesday, Feb. 22 | 4-4:50 p.m. | Bridges 268

Featuring T. J. Hansen | Mathematics: A Language for Discovery and Decision Making  Read the rest of this entry →

MSUM Accounting students rock CPA exam second year in a row

Posted on February 17, 2017

Achieve higher pass rates than other Minnesota, North Dakota schools

MSUM students who took the 2016 Uniform CPA Examination within one year of graduating achieved a pass rate of 76.9 percent, higher than other colleges and universities in the region. Only the University of Minnesota-Twin Cities achieved a higher pass rate surpassing MSUM by just .4 percent. Read the rest of this entry →

CEHS newsletter

Posted on February 01, 2017

Please check out our newsletter to see what is happening in the CEHS program and with the professors; just click the link below. 

Click here to view the CEHS newsletter!

I wish you all a wonderful 2017! 

With Dragon Pride,
Ok-Hee Lee
Interim Dean of Education and Human Services and Graduate Studies
Minnesota State University Moorhead

Public Notice for Community Comment

Posted on January 19, 2017

Minnesota State University Moorhead is seeking comments from the public about the University in preparation for its periodic evaluation by its regional accreditation agency. The University will host a visit April 23-25, 2017, with a team representing the Higher Learning Commission. Minnesota State University Moorhead has been accredited by HLC since 1916. The team will review the institution’s ongoing ability to meet HLC’s Criteria for Accreditation. Read the rest of this entry →

University Writing Support Center open

Posted on January 18, 2017

The University Writing Support Center (UWSC) is now open for business.

Fifty-minute tutoring sessions will be available from Monday through Thursday between 9 a.m. and 4 p.m., Tuesday through Thursday evenings between 6 p.m. and 9 p.m., and Friday mornings between 9 a.m. and 12 p.m.  Read the rest of this entry →

2017 Graduate Lecturer call for nominations, criteria

Posted on January 17, 2017

The Graduate Student Lecture Series will be held during MSUM’s Student Academic Conference on April 11, 2017. Attached you will find details on the criteria for nominating and selecting the Graduate Student Lecturers.

Deadline to submit nominations is Monday, Jan. 23, 2017. Please submit application materials to graduate@mnstate.edu.

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