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Dr. Hanson Publishes ‘Quantitative Research Methods in Translation and Interpreting Studies’

Posted on August 23, 2016

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 →

Choirs Welcome All Majors with No Audition

Posted on August 23, 2016

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 →

Library Instruction Sessions Utilize Best Practices in Effective, Engaged Teaching

Posted on August 22, 2016

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 →

Benson Travels to Norway, Interviewed for Vart Land

Posted on August 11, 2016

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.

MSUM New Hires

Posted on August 09, 2016

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

Harms Presents at 2016 Noyce Summit

Posted on July 26, 2016

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 →

Lindaas Attends AAPT Summer Conference

Posted on July 26, 2016

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 Brightspace Terminology Changes

Posted on July 25, 2016

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, 2016Read the rest of this entry →

Online QM Workshop Aug. 2-16

Posted on July 15, 2016

Take advantage of QM training being offered in August before fall classes start!  Read the rest of this entry →

D2L Brightspace Webinars

Posted on July 15, 2016

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!

New Section of SPAN 101 Open

Posted on July 05, 2016

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!

Leading in the Workplace

Posted on June 29, 2016

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 →

Art Alumnae Earn Fellowships to Rigorous Graduate Programs

Posted on June 29, 2016

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 →

D2L Brightspace Removal Process for Spring 2014 Courses Begins July 1

Posted on June 10, 2016

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 Fall 2016 Course Shells on Course Creator

Posted on June 09, 2016

Request your Fall 2016 Course Shells on CourseCreator (  Read the rest of this entry →

Counseling & Student Affairs Program Ranked No. 10 on National List

Posted on June 06, 2016 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. Severson Earns QM Certification for Course

Posted on May 27, 2016

Dr. Sue Severson, School of Teaching & Learning, recently earned Quality Matters Certification for her online course: SPED 620 – Perspectives and Policies in Special Education.

QM Reviews are a rigorous peer review process. She will be recognized for this success at both the state and national level. Congratulations to Sue on this achievement!

Sign Up for Intro to Art Therapy Workshop

Posted on May 23, 2016

June 13-15, 2016 | 9 a.m. – 3 p.m.  Read the rest of this entry →

University Writing Support Center Summer Session

Posted on May 23, 2016

The University Writing Support Center (UWSC) Opens for Summer Session on Monday, May 23, at 10 a.m.  Read the rest of this entry →

Summer Enrollment Increases from 2014, 2015

Posted on May 13, 2016

More students are registered for summer classes than in the previous two summers, according to data from the Office of Institutional Effectiveness.  Read the rest of this entry →

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