The university general education requirements known as Dragon Core, will sunset the end of summer 2017. Current students still following the Dragon Core have been notified by the Registrar’s Office that they need to successfully complete these requirements by the end of August 2017. If they do not complete the requirements by this time, they will be transitioned over to the Liberal Arts and Sciences Curriculum (LASC). If a student wishes to switch to LASC immediately, that is also an option. Read the rest of this entry →
Archive for the ‘Academics’
Dr. Thomas Hanson, Assistant Professor of Finance, recently published a coauthored book titled “Quantitative Research Methods in Translation and Interpreting Studies.” Read the rest of this entry →
All students are invited to join choir at MSUM. Festival Men’s Choir (M/W, 3-3:50) and Festival Women’s Choir (T/Th, 3-3:50) are offered to students from any major. No audition is required. Read the rest of this entry →
As you prepare for the start of a new academic year, don’t forget to schedule a library session for your courses. Read the rest of this entry →
John Benson, School of Teaching and Learning, traveled to Norway in June. While there, he was stayed with and was interviewed by a Norwegian high school classmate, Asle Jossang,who wrote a column about the ideas from Benson’s book, “MISSIONARY FAMILIES FIND A SENSE OF PLACE AND IDENTITY.” The column was in the July 19 edition of the Norwegian daily, Vart Land.
Please join us in welcoming the following new employees to Minnesota State University Moorhead! Make sure to stop by their departments to say hello and let them know it’s a GREAT day to be a Dragon!
August 1 , 2016
- Brenda Amenson-Hill – Vice President for Enrollment Management & Student Affairs, Enrollment Management & Student Affairs
- James Louks – Art Gallery Director, College of Arts, Media & Communication
- Megan Sanford – Assistant Swim Coach/Dragon Swim School, Athletics
- Alexis Eissinger – Adjunct, Athletics
Tim Harms, Professor of Mathematics Education, presented a poster at the 2016 Noyce Summit held in Washington, D.C., July 20-22. Read the rest of this entry →
Steve Lindaas, Physics and Astronomy, attended the American Association of Physics Teachers (AAPT) summer conference last week. He presented a workshop, “Demo Kit in a Box: Mechanics,” gave an invited talk, “Deepening Understanding by Implementing (Simple) Systems Modeling,” contributed a talk, “Adding Arduinos to a traditional Analog Electronics course,” to the “Ardiuno, Teensy, FPGA’s et al.” session and participated in the annual Demo Show. Read the rest of this entry →
D2L has changed the terminology for some Brightspace tools and features. These changes will take effect at all Minnesota State D2L Brightspace sites as of Saturday, Aug. 6, 2016. Read the rest of this entry →
Take advantage of QM training being offered in August before fall classes start! Read the rest of this entry →
New to D2L Brightspace or looking to brush up on your existing skills?
D2L Brightspace webinars, covering a variety of topics, will run multiple sessions from the end of July through early September. Space is limited, so register for these FREE webinars today!
A new section of SPAN 101 has just been opened. It will be taught this Fall on M-W-F at 2 p.m. Sign up quickly before it fills, and enjoy the thrill of learning a foreign language!
Project Management degree helps students find success
For any student going into college, picking a major can be the most difficult decision. Not only are there 76 majors and 68 emphases to choose from at Minnesota State University Moorhead, but the decision may also determine their career path.
MSUM’s newly established Project Management program teaches students to lead in today’s workplace, while allowing students to find a job and get promoted in this fast-growing field. Read the rest of this entry →
Faculty nurture artists and learners
By Trent Zbichorski
At one time, MSUM alumnae Stephanie Seguin, Kaylyn Gerenz and Jescia Hopper entered Roland Dille Center for the Arts for the first time to begin their art journey. MSUM not only nurtured each of them to excel artistically, but also prepared them for rigorous graduate-level work. Each artist has received fellowships for highly reputable graduate art programs across the country. Read the rest of this entry →
The next D2L Brightspace course removal process begins July 1, 2016. Spring 2014 (ISRS YRTR 20145) D2L Brightspace courses will be removed starting July 1, 2016. Note: Courses that are not assigned to an ISRS YRTR semester (developmental courses, ongoing courses) will not be removed. Read the rest of this entry →
Request your Fall 2016 Course Shells on CourseCreator (https://collaborate.mnstate.edu) Read the rest of this entry →
BestCounselingDegrees.net has identified MSUM as having one of the best master’s degrees in student affairs and college counseling. MSUM ranked No. 10 in their nationwide list. Read the rest of this entry →
Dr. Sue Severson, School of Teaching & Learning, recently earned Quality Matters Certification for her online course: SPED 620 – Perspectives and Policies in Special Education.