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MSUM Physics and Astronomy Seminar Series

Posted on September 20, 2017

Friday, Sept. 22 | 3-4 p.m. | HA 325

MSUM Physics and Astronomy Seminar Series Presents: “Summer Undergraduate Research Experiences: Why You Should Apply.”

The Physics and Astronomy Department regularly encourages students to develop research skills and make use of these in a variety of professional settings. This past summer, a number of undergraduates were accepted into summer research positions. These students will share their experience with us:  Read the rest of this entry →

‘The Heavy Reveal: Embodying Fat Liberation’ Bodyshop with Mel Gruver

Posted on September 20, 2017

Wednesday, Sept. 27 | 3-4 p.m. | Women’s Center

Visit the Women’s Center (Bridges 154) for an interactive workshop with our guest, fat activist and feminist community organizer Mel Gruver, who will join us from Purdue University. This event is part of the Women’s Center’s “Love Your Body” Week, Sept. 25-29.  Read the rest of this entry →

‘Peace, Reconciliation and Restorative Justice’ study abroad course

Posted on September 20, 2017

Wednesday, Sept. 27 | 12 p.m. | Lommen 101 or Wednesday, Sept. 27 | 4:30 p.m. | Lommen 203

Professors Jeremy Carney and Geraldine Hendrix-Sloan are offering a study abroad course in Ireland titled, “Peace, Reconciliation and Restorative Justice” during Spring semester. Travel will take place for 16 days in May 2018. If you would like to learn more about this program, please attend either of the following informational meetings on September 27: 12 noon in Lommen Hall 101 or 4:30 p.m. in Lommen 203.

Percussion professor begins trio performances

Posted on September 20, 2017

Sunday, Oct. 8 | 7:30-9 p.m.

Dr. Kenyon Williams, Professor of Percussion at MSUM, performed Thursday evening at the Fergus Falls “Concert in the Park” series along with members of the Varying Degrees Trio: MSUM percussion alumni Tom Christianson and Lucas Bernier. The trio received a Jade Presents grant from the Arts Partnership to present a variety of performances throughout the Red River Valley area this fall. Aside from their performance in Fergus Falls, the trio will also perform in Bismarck, Jamestown, Fargo, and Detroit Lakes as in a variety of Performing Arts events, including a performance on the campus of MSUM on Sunday, Oct. 8 at 7:30 p.m.

Help with National Voter Registration Day

Posted on September 20, 2017

Tuesday, Sept. 26 | 11 a.m. – 1 p.m.

Students United Moorhead is looking for volunteers to help with National Voter Registration Day on September 26. If interested in helping, contact Stevie Larson, Campus Organizing Intern at slarson@studentsunited.org.

Trash the Ash

Posted on September 20, 2017

Sept. 25-29

Trash the Ash is an annual event put on by the Wellness Educators that promotes a clean campus by raising awareness of cigarette butt litter. Hendrix Wellness Educators will be placing a yellow flag wherever a butt was found and disposed of on campus.  Read the rest of this entry →

Interested in Graduate School?

Posted on September 20, 2017

Wednesday, Sept. 28 | 10 a.m. – 1 p.m. | Paseka School of Business Atrium

Come to the Graduate/Professional School Information Day on Wednesday, September 28, 2017 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the Paseka School of Business Atrium meet with representatives from a variety of graduate school programs.  Read the rest of this entry →

Why Infant and Toddler Autonomy Matters and What it Means for Caregivers

Posted on September 20, 2017

Wednesday, Sept. 27 | 4:30 p.m. | MacLean 167

Dr. Marilea Bramer will be presenting her colloquium “Why Infant and Toddler Autonomy Matters and What it Means for Caregivers” on Wednesday, Sept. 27 at 4:30 p.m. in MacLean Hall 167. All are welcome to attend! Please see flyer for more information.

Dashain Night

Posted on September 20, 2017

Saturday, Sept. 30 | 7 p.m. | Everest Tikka House

Dashain is the longest and the most auspicious festival in the Nepalese calendar, celebrated by Nepalese people, along with their diaspora throughout the globe. It is the longest and most anticipated festival in Nepal. This year MSUM’s Nepal Student Association is celebrating it in Everest Tikka House with variety of typical Nepalese food! Feel free to join us to understand Nepalese culture briefly!  Read the rest of this entry →

Widmer Roel PC Audit Internship deadline approaching

Posted on September 20, 2017

The deadline to apply for the Widmer Roel PC Audit Internship is Friday, September 29.

Widmer Roel PC will be doing on-campus interviews in the Career Development Center for their Audit Internship on Thursday, October 5.

Students can view this position and application instructions through DragonJobs by going to mnstate.edu/dragonjobs.

Affinity Plus bike giveaway winner

Posted on September 19, 2017

Last week we drew for the $500 bike giveaway at Affinity Plus MSUM branch and Miss Olivia Carlson was the big winner. Olivia is a student here and also a student employee of the library. She was so excited to be our winner.

Another reminder our MSUM campus scholarship is due by Sept. 30. One MSUM student will be awarded this scholarship.

Volunteer today!

Posted on September 19, 2017

MSUM to canvas Moorhead during September to support United Way Day of Caring

The United Way Day of Caring is a community-wide event, where United Way of Cass-Clay mobilizes volunteer teams of 3-6 people to assist people in need with a household project.

This is where MSUM comes in. During the month of September, MSUM will help United Way to canvas local Moorhead neighborhoods to spread the word about the Day of Caring Event and to help people in need register for help. MSUM is helping our local community while supporting the goal of United Way to ensure as many people as possible know about the event.

Canvassing Sign Up  Read the rest of this entry →

SoMAD Hosts 6th Annual Mixer

Posted on September 19, 2017

On Sept. 14, the School of Media Arts & Design hosted a student mixer in the Center for the Arts Great Hall. The annual event (now in its sixth year) was organized to increase collaboration and foster an atmosphere of continuing cooperation between students of SoMAD (Film, Animation, Graphic Communications, Graphic Design and Photography) and students of the School of Performing Arts. The event included pizza, pop, live music and an opportunity for students to be added to the SoMAD actor/talent database. Over 100 students and faculty were in attendance.  Read the rest of this entry →

Speed Mock Interview Event

Posted on September 19, 2017

Tuesday, Sept. 19 | 3-5 p.m. | Paseka School of Business Atrium

The Speed Mock Interview event is targeted toward accounting and business students and will give students the opportunity to learn about area employers in the accounting and business field, practice their interviewing skills, and engage in networking with professionals.  Read the rest of this entry →

Learn more about the MSUM Alumni Ireland Tour Sept. 19

Posted on September 19, 2017

Tuesday, Sept. 19 | 5-7 p.m. | Hennessy’s in Fargo

In May/June 2018, MSUM alumni, family and friends will be taking a one-of-a-kind, 10-day tour of the Emerald Isle with MSUM Professor Dr. Jeremy Carney. This unique trip will combine some of the best cultural experiences that Ireland has to offer with an educational adventure into the ancient and modern sociopolitical history that has divided the island.

Join us Tuesday, Sept. 19 from 5-7 p.m. at Hennessy’s in Fargo to learn more about the sites and areas we’ll be visiting! Share this Facebook event with friends! Read the rest of this entry →

Buck Lunch Tuesday

Posted on September 19, 2017

Tuesday, Sept. 19 | 11 a.m. – 1 p.m. | LCM Blue House

Hungry? Come to the LCM Blue House on Tuesday, Sept. 19, from 11-1 for Buck Lunch Tuesday. The LCM Blue House is located on block west of Hagen Hall. Lunch will be French toast, sausage, fruit, and juice. All for a buck. All are welcome.

Ice Cream Social for Coleen Roller

Posted on September 19, 2017

Tuesday, Sept. 19 | 2:30-4 p.m. | Lommen 104

Everyone is invited to attend the Ice Cream Social and celebration for Coleen Roller on September 19 from 2:30-4 p.m. in Lommen 104. Coleen has been a faithful employee for well over 30 years and has had a significant impact on the preschool children she taught and the many college students she advised over the years. She will be truly missed.

Actor and author offers advice at upcoming MSUM event

Posted on September 19, 2017

Tuesday, Sept. 19 | 9:30-11 a.m. | Fox Recital Hall

Professional actor, author, and storyteller Stephen Tobolowsky will talk about acting, writing and his career Tuesday, Sept. 19, from 9:30-11 a.m., in Fox Recital Hall in the Roland Dille Center for the Arts. A question and answer session will follow the talk.  Read the rest of this entry →

MSUM Sports Communication Conference

Posted on September 19, 2017

Wednesday, Oct. 18 | 8:30 a.m. – 2 p.m. | CMU

Minnesota State University Moorhead (MSUM) presents its third Sports Communication Conference, “Bold North Meets MSUM,” on Wednesday, October 18, from 8:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Comstock Memorial Union on campus. The conference, open to all area high school and college students, explores the fastest growing careers in sports. Students will meet and network with top sports communication professionals and learn what happens behind the scenes at sporting events.  Read the rest of this entry →

Moorhead Magazine is looking for service, missions, ministry ideas

Posted on September 18, 2017

The marketing team is working on the next issue of the Moorhead Magazine, which will feature the theme of service, missions and ministry representing alumni and students from all majors. Below are examples of the kinds of stories we’re looking for. Please share any and all ideas you think might broadly fit into this theme.  Read the rest of this entry →

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