Poetry Outloud: English Professor visits Valley City High School

Professor Kevin Zepper was invited to Valley City High School, Valley City, North Dakota on October 28th, 2022. His visit was part of the Poetry Out Loud initiative through the North Dakota Council of the Arts. Zepper shared his writing journey and poetry, instructed students to write through using a prompt, and emphasized the importance of language arts in high […]

New Rivers Press and Red Weather Students attend State Book Festival

New Rivers Press and Red Weather Campus Literary Magazine students attended the 22nd annual Twin Cities Book Festival in Minneapolis, Minnesota on Saturday, October 15th. This event showcases regional presses, academic writing programs, and independent publishers throughout the region. The event was sponsored by literary entity Rain Taxi and was held at the Minnesota State Fairgrounds.

Artwork by MSUM Faculty in 40th Annual Plains Gala and Art Auction

Professors Bradley Bachmeier (Art), Chris Walla (Art), and Kevin Zepper (English), will have their artwork in the upcoming Plains Art Museum Spring Gala 2022. The gala will be held on Saturday, May 7th from 7:00 PM till midnight. Artwork is to be auctioned off with a percentage of the proceeds benefitting the Plains Art Museum. This year’s gala theme is […]

Dolence, Hansen, and Zepper present at the Minnesota Humanities Center

Professor Travis Dolence (Library), Dr. T.J. Hansen (Economics), and Professor Kevin Zepper (English) presented at the Minnesota Writing and English Conference on April 7th at The Minnesota Humanities Center in St. Paul, Minnesota. The conference topic was “Changing the Narrative: Empowering Stories.” Their presentation, “Nature and Creative Writing: The Finding Refuge Project,” was a roundtable discussion regarding their project, creating […]