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Physics and Astronomy Department Seminar Series: Academic Year Internships and Research

Posted on September 16, 2016

Friday, Sept. 16 | 3-3:30 p.m. | Hagen 325  Read the rest of this entry →

Upcoming Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry Seminars

Posted on September 16, 2016

The Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry has seminars on Sept. 16 and Sept. 23.  Read the rest of this entry →

First BReWS Meeting Tonight

Posted on September 14, 2016

Wednesday, Sept. 14 | 6 p.m. | Library porch 

The first Biological Research Wednesday Social (BReWS) will be this Wednesday, Sept. 14 at 6 p.m. in the Livingston Lord Library front porch. There will be free food and all are welcome to attend.  Read the rest of this entry →

Former Associate Professor, Dean Dies at 100

Posted on August 24, 2016

William Borgen Treumann, known as “Bill,” died Aug. 2, 2016. He was 100 years old. At John Neumaier’s urging, Bill joined the (Moorhead State College) faculty as an associate professor of chemistry in 1960. He was Dean of Mathematics and Natural Sciences when he retired in 1981.

Please keep Bill’s family and friends in your thoughts and prayers.

Potter Attends Public Policy Institute in Washington, D.C.

Posted on July 27, 2016

Peg Potter, Psychology, recently attended a Public Policy Institute co-sponsored by The George Washington University and the National Association of School Psychologists in Washington, D.C.  Read the rest of this entry →

First Strong Summer Scholars Hard at Work on Research Projects

Posted on July 06, 2016

The Strong Endowment, established by the late Judy Strong, former Associate Vice President, Dean, and Chemistry Department chair and professor, is supporting nine research projects, involving over 20 Minnesota State University Moorhead students in three departments this summer.  Read the rest of this entry →

School Psychology Faculty, Graduate Students Present at MTSS Conference

Posted on June 29, 2016

School psychology faculty and graduate students presented at a statewide MTSS conference. Dr. Lisa Stewart, school psychology faculty, and Alannah Dosh, school psychology graduate student, presented a session on “Increasing Knowledge of Evidence Based Practice in your Schools,” and Alyssa McDonough, school psychology graduate student, presented a session on “Mindfulness Practices Across Tiers” at the North Dakota RTI/MTSS Conference in Fargo June 6-8.  Read the rest of this entry →

View ‘Transit of Mercury’ Today in Front to Hagen Hall

Posted on May 09, 2016

On Monday between 6:12 a.m. and 1:42 p.m., Mercury will pass between us and the Sun for the first time in almost 10 years in what astronomers call a “transit of Mercury.” Assuming clear skies, the MSUM Department of Physics and Astronomy will have solar telescopes out in front of Hagen Hall from about 9 a.m. onward to allow you to safely view this rare celestial event. Come on by between your exams to view the transit. This is your last chance to view a transit until November 11, 2019 (and after that, no chance to view it from Minnesota until May 2049)!

Lifelong Journey

Posted on May 03, 2016

MSUM Couple Continues Education at Stanford University

By Danielle Rebel

It took traveling nearly 7,700 miles from Ethiopia to Minnesota for Iwnetim (Tim) Abate, 2015 (Physics), and Loza Tadesse, 2016 (Chemistry), to meet. Read the rest of this entry →

Honors Program Scholarships Awarded

Posted on May 02, 2016

The Honors Program is pleased to announce that four students have been selected to receive new Honors Program Scholarships for 2016-17. Read the rest of this entry →

4 MSUM Students Awarded by Penny Program

Posted on April 29, 2016

The Penny Program award winners have been chosen for the spring of 2016, and four MSUM students were selected. Read the rest of this entry →

Help Name the New MSUM Iguana

Posted on April 29, 2016

It was a sad day when Curie the resident MSUM Green iguana passed away. But, don’t fear, a kind family near Detroit Lakes contacted the MSUM Biosciences Department to donate their 3-year-old Green iguana. If you have passed by recently might have caught a glimpse of her chilling out on the branches or eating some raspberries. Read the rest of this entry →

Spring Scholarship Gala surpasses years prior in attendance and money raised

Posted on April 28, 2016

Last Saturday, April 23, 2016, the university’s largest, annual fundraising event for need-based, merit, academic and athletic scholarships was held and saw a record-breaking 343 in attendance. The event raised over $167,000. Read the rest of this entry →

Finalist for interim Dean of Science, Health, and the Environment holds open forum today

Posted on April 25, 2016

A finalist for the Interim Dean of Science, Health, and the Environment is holding an open forum today.

Dr. Clyde Jensen is President and Owner of Continuum Biomedical Consultants, Inc., which assists higher education institutions and healthcare-related companies with biomedical education and research needs. He is Vice President for University Relations and Executive Consultant and Adjunct Professor at the University of Western States, in Portland, Oregon. He received his Ph.D. in Pharmacology and Physiology from the University of North Dakota. Dr. Jensen has vast teaching and administrative higher education experience, including serving as Dean of Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math at Mt. Hood Community College, in Gresham Oregon. His open forum is at 11:00 in CMU 203.

Dr. Jensen’s CV is attached.

Three More Finalists Hold Open Forums for the Interim Dean of Science, Health and the Environment

Posted on April 22, 2016

Three more finalists for the Interim Dean of Science, Health, and the Environment will hold open forums. Read the rest of this entry →

Dr. Jeff Bodwin Open Forum Today

Posted on April 22, 2016

Dr. Jeff Bodwin, a finalist for the Interim Dean of the College of Science, Health, and the Environment, will hold his open forum today at 12 p.m. in CMU 203.

Dr. Jeff Bodwin is Professor of Chemistry and Chair of the Department of Chemistry at Minnesota State University Moorhead. He has been at MSUM since 2003. He received his Ph.D. from the University of Michigan. Dr. Bodwin served as Acting Dean of the College of Science, Health, and the Environment at MSUM from for the 2014-2015. He serves on numerous high-profile committees, including the University Planning and Budget Committee.

Dr. Bodwin’s CV is attached.

Interim Dean of the College of Science, Health and the Environment to Hold Open Forum Today

Posted on April 21, 2016

A finalist for Interim Dean of the College of Science, Health, and the Environment will hold an open forum today.

Dr. Steve Lindaas is Professor of Physics and Chair of the Department of Physics and Astronomy at Minnesota State University Moorhead. He has been at MSUM since 2001. He received his Ph.D. in Physics from State University of New York at Stony Brook. Dr. Lindaas is Director of the Learning Assistant Program and was Director of the Sustainability program from 2012 to 2015. He has taught at the University of North Dakota and worked for the Dakota Science Center and Grand Forks Public School District. . His open forum is from 11:00 to 12:00 in CMU 203.

MSUM Students awarded with National Major of the Year

Posted on April 19, 2016

Congratulations to National Major of the Year in Health Education: Brittany York, MSUM

Congratulations to National Major of the Year in Physical Education: Kyle Krueger, MSUM

Kyle Krueger and Brittany York were awarded the National Major of the Year Award at the Nationals SHAPE America Conference held in Minneapolis on Thursday, April 7, 2016.  Read the rest of this entry →

RN to BSN Capstone Project Presentations

Posted on April 18, 2016

Friday, April 22 (9am-3pm) | Monday, April 25 (9am-4pm) | Wednesday, April 27 (noon-7:30pm) Read the rest of this entry →

MSUM professors selected as panelists at Building Bridges Conference

Posted on April 15, 2016

Dr. Geraldine Hendrix-Sloan and Dr. Katie Richardson Jens (Department of Sociology and Criminal Justice) along with Fargo Police Cultural Liaison Officer Cristie Jacobsen were invited panelists at the Lutheran Social Services 16th Annual Building Bridges Conference in Fargo, ND this week. Their presentation, titled “Immigration and Criminality: Is There a Correlation?” discussed and dispelled many of the common stereotypes associated with the complex topic of immigration and crime.

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