MSUM to offer Winter Session

For the first time, MSUM will be offering a Winter Session. Eighteen courses will be offered online only from Dec. 19, 2022, through Jan. 6, 2023. More information is available at www.mnstate.edu/winter. Winter session provides students an opportunity to lighten their course load in spring or fall, make up a course, or graduate sooner than expected. Classes will be asynchronous, […]

Immunology Education takes center stage!

Immunology education has become increasingly important in recent times. Dr. Sumali Pandey joined her collaborator Dr. Philip Mixter (Washington State University) and Immune 60 podcast hosts Dr. Vincent Racaniello (Columbia University), Dr. Cynthia Leifer (Cornell University), Dr. Steph Langel (Case Western Reserve University) and Dr. Brianne Barker (Drew University) to share her NSF funded work with ImmunoReach (the Research Coordination Network), […]

MSUM students share love of astronomy with hundreds of visitors at Theodore Roosevelt National Park

Six MSUM students volunteered at the 10th annual Dakota Nights astronomy festival at Theodore Roosevelt National Park Sep 16-18, 2022. They set up several telescope for evening star viewing and gave visual tours of the constellations using laser pointers. Five of the students, Alex Niemi, Emily Watson, Izzy DiOrio, Mara DeRung, and Tanner Weyer, have majors in the Department of […]

MSUM Students Contribute Data to NASA Mission

MSUM students Mara DeRung and Emily Watson submitted observations of an exoplanet transit to NASA’s TESS mission as part of the ground follow-up group. A transit occurs when a planet orbiting another star passes in front of the star, briefly dimming its light. The green line in the graph below shows the tiny dip in brightness of the star as […]