The economics program has opened Poverty & Discrimination (Econ 305 & Women’s Studies 305), a LASC Human Diversity area goal 7 class. This fall class will meet MW 1:30 to 2:45. The class usually fills quickly so be sure to sign up before you start your summer break.
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Taylor Rodriguez, Economics major, and Madhuri Tiwari, Psychology major, presented on the student panel at the Region 6 NACADA: the Global Community for Academic Advising conference held in Fargo on May 9.
Political Science Honors Graduates, Pi Sigma Alpha Members and 2015 Outstanding Political Science Student
On the evening of May 5, Political Science held a banquet honoring Spring 2015 graduates and current and new members of Pi Sigma Alpha, the Political Science national honor society. Held at Usher’s House in Moorhead, the event celebrated the Political Science and International Studies programs 18 seniors who are graduating. MSUM Political Science also inducted 8 new members to the Alpha Eta Mu Chapter of Pi Sigma Alpha. Read the rest of this entry →
Twenty-one students represented MSUM at the 2015 Arrowhead Model United Nations Conference, hosted by the University of Wisconsin La Crosse April 9th through 12th, 2015. They were advised by Dr. Andrew Conteh and led by Model UN President Uchenna Onyeama. The team received several awards: Read the rest of this entry →
Economics major to present at Student Academic Conference on April 14
By Danielle Rebel
Multivitamins. Meal replacement shakes. Whey protein. Creatine, calcium and vitamin C. All fall into the larger category of dietary supplements.
In his Student Academic Conference presentation, senior economics major Vinh Dao will discuss how various socioeconomic factors determine the amount of dietary supplements a person is likely to take on a daily basis.
“There are several factors that will impact dietary supplement intake for an individual,” Dao said. “This is not looking to stereotype; it is just a study to see how many milligrams of supplements (people) are going to take based on their demographics.” Read the rest of this entry →
The Economic Society hosted a Graduate and Law School Panel on March 26, 2015 in CMU 101. Read the rest of this entry →
The Economic Society hosted a Graduate and Law School Panel on March 26, 2015 in CMU 101. The panelists included: Read the rest of this entry →
The MSUM Economic Society sincerely thanks the MSUM community for participating in the collection of used cell phones and accessories for our service project. Once again our project was a success with the collection of 60 phones and many accessories! Read the rest of this entry →
Dr. T. J. Hansen, Department of Economics, Law & Politics, offered the course “Health Care: An Introduction to the Market Everyone Uses, But Few Understand” on March 1 and 15, 2015 at Concordia College in conjunction with F/M Communiversity. Read the rest of this entry →
Thinking about going to Graduate or Law School? MSUM’s Economic Society invites all students to a Graduate and Law School Panel on March 26th (5 pm in CMU 101). Read the rest of this entry →
The Economic Society attended the annual Winter Institute economic conference hosted by St. Cloud State University on February 18-19, 2015. Read the rest of this entry →
The Economic Society recently organized a tour of Microsoft in Fargo for MSUM students. Read the rest of this entry →
The Economic Society is collecting old phones and accessories for our service project. Donations will be collected in boxes in the following locations: MacLean 380 (Department of Economics, Law & Politics), CMU (close to US Bank ATM), Library (Front Desk), Women’s Center, and Grantham and Nelson Front Desk. Read the rest of this entry →
The Economic Society is collecting old phones and accessories for our service project. Donations will be collected in boxes in the following locations: MacLean 380 (Economics Department Office), CMU (close to US Bank ATM), Library (Front Desk), Women’s Center, and Grantham and Nelson Front Desk. Read the rest of this entry →
Jeremy Johnson, MSUM graduate in economics and national sales director of Myriad Mobile, was featured in the Fargo Forum. Myriad Mobile is developing a cellphone app for MSUM to allow students to view an events calendar, campus directory, and individual information. Read the rest of this entry →
Economics alumnus’ undergraduate research presented at Heartland Environmental and Resource Economics Workshop
Cody Brandt’s research, “Impact of the Bakken Oil Boom on Employment and Wages in North Dakota,” was a selected poster presentation at the Heartland Environmental and Resource Economics Workshop at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign on November 1-2, 2014. He completed this research at MSUM under the direction of Economics, Law & Politics faculty member T. J. Hansen in fall 2013. Brandt began graduate study in the Agricultural and Consumer Economics Department at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign in August 2014.
Craig Bettmann, Vice President of Client Solutions for Cogensia, visited the MSUM campus on October 27, 2014 and offered insights to students preparing for careers in industry. Mr. Bettmann reflected on courses and undergraduate and graduate school experiences that propelled him in his career path. He emphasized the importance of developing quantitative analysis and critical thinking skills in addition to effective communication skills. The event concluded with a question and answer session.
Zachary Machunda of the Economics, Law, & Politics department presented “World Bank’s Misuse of Cost-Benefit Analysis of Rural Water and Sanitation Projects in Sri Lanka and Nepal” at the 51st annual meeting of the Missouri Valley Economics Association in St. Louis, MO on October 24, 2014. Dr. Machunda also served as a discussant for two papers at the conference.
Dr. Steven Bolduc participated in the North Dakota Governor’s History Conference on Saturday, October 18, in Bismarck, ND. Bolduc’s and Dr. Amy Phillips’ (director of the Minot State University Social Work program at NDSU and former MSUM professor) invited presentation, “Special Delivery: The Significance of the Post Office in Rural North Dakota Communities,” surveyed some highlights of a yearlong series of interviews with postal employees and community members in small, rural ND cities. The presentation included photographs of post office buildings and portraits of interviewees by Wayne Gudmundson (MSUM professor emeritus)