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 →
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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 →
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)!
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 →
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 →
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 →
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 →
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 →
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 for the Interim Dean of Science, Health, and the Environment will hold open forums. Read the rest of this entry →
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.
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.
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 →
Friday, April 22 (9am-3pm) | Monday, April 25 (9am-4pm) | Wednesday, April 27 (noon-7:30pm) Read the rest of this entry →
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.
Friday, Apr. 15 | 3 – 3:50 pm | Hagen 325
Ryan Bosca, research associate, (Department of Medical Physics, University of Wisconsin, Madison) will present on “Functional Magnetic Resonance Imaging: A Pathway to Objectively Quantifying Biological Processes.” Read the rest of this entry →
By Meghan Feir
On Saturday, April 23, 2016, MSUM will once again be hosting an event targeted toward raising money for need-based, merit, academic and athletic student scholarships. Previously known as the Founders Scholarship Gala, the Spring Scholarship Gala is the university’s biggest fundraising event and directly impacts the lives of students across departments.
On a seemingly regular school day, Tomi Thompson got a call from her cousin, MSUM Mass Communications Department Secretary Wendy Olsgard. Deadlines were approaching for scholarship applications and the encouraging cousin knew Thompson was more than qualified.
Fast forward to 2016. With tears in her eyes, the senior, double-majoring in broadcast journalism and integrated advertising and public relations, explained how receiving scholarships made it possible for her to accept an internship with the Minnesota Vikings last summer. Read the rest of this entry →
Thursday, April 14 | 4:00 pm | Langseth Hall 118
MSUM’s Biosciences department is hosting a seminar talk this Thursday, April 14, at 4:00 pm in Langseth Hall room 118. Biosciences professor Adam Stocker will be presenting his research in a talk titled “Genetic Manipulations during Brain Development change both Anatomy and Behavior.” The talk is open to the public and free of charge.
Three GIS courses have been approved for Fall 2016 and are now open on Eservices.
- GEOS 205 Thinking Spatially
- GEOS 207 GPS Field Techniques
- GEOS 307 GIS
Please contact the Anthropology & Earth Science Department if you have any questions.
Donna M. Bruns Stockrahm and Sara J. Anderson, Biosciences Department, attended the Annual Meeting of the Minnesota Chapter of The Wildlife Society in Mankato, MN, on 9-11 February 2016 and mentored the following MSUM Bioscience students presenting their research at the meeting: Read the rest of this entry →