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Planetarium awarded $9,000 from Lake Region Arts Council

Posted on April 24, 2017

​The MSUM Planetarium has been awarded $9,000 to undertake a large-scale mural project.

The MSUM Planetarium, Youth Educational Services (YES) and MSUM School of Art, will plan and execute several large-scale astronomically and educationally based glow-in-the dark murals for the entrance and inside of the MSUM Planetarium. The large scale works will fill over 100 linear feet of wall space. We will accomplish this project by including apprenticeship opportunities for MSUM Art students and volunteer hours from the YES alternative high school students. Work will begin this summer and extend through AY 17-18.

Planetarium, Physics & Astronomy awarded Eclipse Outreach Grant

Posted on February 22, 2017

Sara Schultz, Planetarium Director, and Juan Cabanela, Physics/Astronomy Faculty, have been awarded an American Astronomical Society (AAS) grant to support 2017 Great North American Eclipse outreach. The grant will include partnerships with YES School, FM Boys & Girls Club, YMCA, CHARISM, and the public libraries of Fargo and West Fargo. It will support the purchase of solar scopes and eclipse model kits for each participating organization as well as a planetarium show on the physics behind and safe viewing techniques of a Solar Eclipse.

The Great American Solar Eclipse will happen on August 21, 2017. The entire U.S. will be able to see some degree of solar eclipse (where the Moon blocks out some or all of the Sun) while a narrow band stretching from Oregon to South Carolina will experience a TOTAL eclipse. For more information go here: https://eclipse2017.nasa.gov/​.

Dille Fund for Excellence Grants

Posted on December 09, 2016

Please join us in congratulating this year’s Dille Fund for Excellence Grant recipients:  Read the rest of this entry →

Dille Fund for Excellence Accepting Grant Applications

Posted on November 09, 2016

The Dille Fund for Excellence is accepting grant applications. For additional information, and to obtain an application form, visit www.mnstate.edu/academicaffairs/dillegrant.aspx.

Harms Presents at 2016 Noyce Summit

Posted on July 26, 2016

Tim Harms, Professor of Mathematics Education, presented a poster at the 2016 Noyce Summit held in Washington, D.C., July 20-22.  Read the rest of this entry →

Tri-College NEW Leadership Development Institute Awarded $5,000 Grant

Posted on July 01, 2016

The Tri-College NEW (National Education for Women’s) Leadership Development Institute, coordinated by Dr. Deborah White, Sociology, was recently awarded a $5,000 grant from the Fargo-Moorhead Area Foundation Women’s Fund. The grant will be used to help fund the 2017 Institute.  Read the rest of this entry →

College for Kids & Teens Awarded Lake Region Arts Council Grant

Posted on April 29, 2016

MSUM College for Kids & Teens has been awarded $15,000 in grant support from Lake Region Arts Council (LRAC) for Summer 2016. This is the fifth year in a row that the program has applied for and been awarded money from LRAC to support their K-12 courses in the arts. Read the rest of this entry →

Hendrix Clinic Awarded Grant

Posted on April 29, 2016

Hendrix Clinic and Counseling Center was awarded a $37,000 grant from the Minnesota Board of Pharmacy. Read the rest of this entry →

MSUM Receives $1.2 Million Grant to Prepare STEM Teachers

Posted on January 11, 2016

From National Science Foundation’s Robert Noyce Scholarship program

MSU Moorhead has been awarded close to $1.2 million from the National Science Foundation’s Robert Noyce Scholarship program. The five-year grant, Preparing STEM Teachers to Successfully Navigate the Urban to Rural Gradient, will facilitate the licensure of approximately 35 new Science Technology Engineering and Math (STEM) teachers in outstate Minnesota.

The majority of the grant funds will be used to provide both scholarships and internships for talented science and math undergraduates and recent graduates in a STEM field. Interns will work with our partners, including Fargo and Moorhead Public School Districts and Lakes Country Service Cooperative, to assist in the delivery of summer opportunities for K-12 students, including English language learners, in the subjects of science and math. Read the rest of this entry →

Alliss Educational Foundation Awards $668,145 Scholarship Grant to Minnesota State Colleges and Universities

Posted on March 12, 2014

The Charles & Ellora Alliss Educational Foundation has awarded a grant in the amount of $668,145 to Minnesota State Colleges and Universities to provide need-based scholarships to students at the seven MnSCU state universities. Minnesota State University Moorhead will receive $73,189.

“MnSCU colleges and universities currently serve over 100,000 low-income students, more than all other providers of higher education in Minnesota combined,” said Chancellor Steven Rosenstone. Read the rest of this entry →

McEwen awarded grant for environmental research in Arctic Alaska

Posted on February 25, 2014

Daniel McEwen, Department of Biosciences, was part of an interdisciplinary team that was awarded a 1.37 million dollar grant from the Arctic Landscape Conservation Cooperative under the direction of the United States Geological Survey to study the impacts of climate change on linkages between hydrology, insect emergence, and migratory shorebird reproductive success. McEwen has been working on arctic ecology issues for the past six years. This grant will allow him to continue to work for the next three years on the system. Other team members for this grant come from the USFWS, University of Missouri, North Dakota State University, and the University of Alaska-Fairbanks.

SLHS Department awarded grant for development of Sensory Integration Resource Center

Posted on December 05, 2013

Mari Beth Plankers, M.S., CCC-SLP and Rachel Stotts, M.S., CCC-SLP submitted a grant application to the “Dille Fund for Excellence” to develop a Sensory Integration (SI) Resource Center in the SLHS Clinic. Sensory integration (SI) and intervention has been used for the treatment of numerous individuals with a wide range of learning and developmental challenges. SI refers to the ability to organize, integrate, and use information from the body and the environment. Read the rest of this entry →

Roland and Beth Dille Fund for Excellence Accepting Grant Applications

Posted on August 27, 2013

The Roland and Beth Dille Fund for Excellence is now accepting grant applications. Please see the attached memo from Provost Blackhurst. Memo-From-Blackhurst

www.mnstate.edu/academicaffairs

NEH Summer Stipends Nominations

Posted on August 27, 2013

The Academic Affairs Council wants faculty to be aware of the following opportunity from the National Endowment for the Humanities: www.neh.gov/grants/research/summer-stipends

Summer Stipends support individuals pursuing advanced research that is of value to humanities scholars, general audiences, or both. Recipients usually produce articles, monographs, books, digital materials, archaeological site reports, translations, editions, or other scholarly resources. Read the rest of this entry →

Tri-College NEW Leadership Development Institute Awarded $10,000 Grant

Posted on August 21, 2013

The Tri-College NEW (National Education for Women’s) Leadership Development Institute, coordinated by Dr. Deborah White, Sociology, was recently awarded a $10,000 grant from the Otto Bremer Foundation. The grant will be used to help fund the 2014 Institute. Read the rest of this entry →

Congratulations to Student Research Grant award winners in Biosciences and Chemistry

Posted on December 05, 2012

Students in the Departments of Biosciences and Chemistry submitted proposals for the Fall 2012 Student Research Grants offered by MSUM. Students who received grants were announced in mid-November. Congratulations to Biochem/Biotech students: Harrison Pantera, Rachel Walsh, Nicholas Berthelsen, Alex Novak, and Clarice Wallert. Also, congratulations to Biosciences students: Calvin Flander, Olivia Hansen, Julie Piche, Brittney Rother, Evangeline Holley, Kari Mrosla and Kaitlyn Ludwig.

Dille Fund for Excellence Grant and Distinguished Faculty Lecturer Award submissions due Monday

Posted on October 23, 2012

The deadline for submitting Dille Fund for Excellence Grant applications is Monday, Oct. 29. Additional information regarding the grant, as well as the application form, are posted on the Academic Affairs website.

The deadline for submitting nominations for the Dille Distinguished Faculty Lecturer Award is Monday, Oct. 29. Information regarding the award, as well as the nomination process, are posted on the Academic Affairs website.

National Science Foundation Robert Noyce Grant awarded to six MSUM faculty members

Posted on October 08, 2012

A two-year $262,000 grant was recently awarded from the National Science Foundation’s Robert Noyce Teacher Scholarship Program to co-PIs Tim Harms (Mathematics) and Alison Wallace (Biosciences). Senior personnel include: Linda Houts-Smith (Languages and Cultures), Richard Lahti (Chemistry; Physics and Astronomy), Steve Lindaas (Physics and Astronomy), and Teresa Shume (School of Teaching and Learning). Read the rest of this entry →

Collaborative grant applications available for Tri-College faculty, students and staff projects

Posted on August 21, 2012

Fargo-Moorhead – Tri-College University (TCU) is a bridge of cooperation that runs between Concordia College, Minnesota State University Moorhead, and North Dakota State University. In an effort to promote new collaborative initiatives, TCU announces the availability of one-time start-up grant funds for faculty, staff and students. TCU has found that through sharing resources, a greater number of people can be positively impacted and efficiencies readily obtained. This TCU program is intended to develop collaborative relationships between people in our campus community who share a common interest and vision. Read the rest of this entry →

Richard Zinober’s “Heretics” was given developmental workshop

Posted on July 05, 2012

“Heretics,” a full-length play by Richard Zinober, English, was given a developmental workshop by the Horse Trade Theatre Group in New York City this spring. An individual artist grant from the Lake Region Arts Council in Fergus Falls and an MSUM faculty grant helped fund the project. Zinober teaches playwriting and screenwriting at MSUM.

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