MSUM students share love of astronomy with hundreds of visitors at Theodore Roosevelt National Park

Six MSUM students volunteered at the 10th annual Dakota Nights astronomy festival at Theodore Roosevelt National Park Sep 16-18, 2022. They set up several telescope for evening star viewing and gave visual tours of the constellations using laser pointers. Five of the students, Alex Niemi, Emily Watson, Izzy DiOrio, Mara DeRung, and Tanner Weyer, have majors in the Department of […]

MSUM Students Contribute Data to NASA Mission

MSUM students Mara DeRung and Emily Watson submitted observations of an exoplanet transit to NASA’s TESS mission as part of the ground follow-up group. A transit occurs when a planet orbiting another star passes in front of the star, briefly dimming its light. The green line in the graph below shows the tiny dip in brightness of the star as […]

Attend the National Conference for College Women Student Leaders Virtually in May!

The Women’s Center, the College of Business, Analytics, and Communications (CBAC), and the Career Development Center are covering the cost of registration (worth $175) for up to 11 students to attend AAUW’s virtual National Conference for College Women Student Leaders, May 25-26, 2022: https://www.aauw.org/resources/events/nccwsl/ At NCCWSL, you will build your leadership skills across our five core learning objectives: Leadership development […]

Nominate for the Dragon Achievement Awards!

Nominations for the Dragon Achievement Awards close April 12th! The Annual Dragon Achievement Awards Celebration is an opportunity to recognize students and student organizations for their many contributions to the MSUM community and the Moorhead community. With 16 different award categories, you can nominate individuals, organizations and programs for recognition. Students and faculty are welcome to nominate, and you can […]