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Walla Honored as Dille Outstanding Faculty Lecturer Award Winner

Posted on September 22, 2016

Thursday, Oct. 27 | 4 p.m. | Langseth 118  Read the rest of this entry →

Holtan Wins National Awards from National Federation of Presswomen

Posted on September 20, 2016

Merrie Sue Holtan, communication and journalism, won two national writing awards from the National Federation of Presswomen. She placed first in sports writing and received honorable mention in home writing. The awards were presented at the national conference in Wichita, Kan.

Dr. Carney Presents on Social Work Practice Ethics at the Minnesota Social Service Association Fall Conference

Posted on September 19, 2016

Dr. Jeremy Carney, from the MSUM School of Social Work, presented an ethics training on September 15, 2016 for the Minnesota Social Service Association as part of their Northwest conference. The presentation focuses on ethical relationships for helping professionals with a special emphasis on the challenges of social media use.

Anthony Ocaña Publishes eBook

Posted on September 14, 2016

Dr. Anthony Ocaña, assistant professor of communication studies in the School of Communication and Journalism, has had his eBook “Clashing Wor(l)ds: From International to Intrapersonal Conflict” published by Inter-Disciplinary Press.

The edited book is a multidisciplinary collection of research presented in Lisbon, Portugal, at the 4th Global Conference on Communication and Conflict in 2015. Included in the book is a co-authored chapter by Dr. Ocaña and Dr. Aileen Buslig (Concordia College) presenting their research on student group conflict and reactions to group leader messages.

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Zhimin Guan’s Paintings Featured at Ecce Gallery

Posted on September 08, 2016

Zhimin Guan’s (School of Visual Arts) paintings and watercolors are currently being featured at Ecce Gallery in downtown Fargo.

The opening reception for the gallery is Thursday, Sept. 8 from 6-8 p.m. The gallery runs through Oct. 4.

See Guan’s artist page on Ecce Gallery’s website. Read the rest of this entry →

Plankers Interviewed by Huffington Post

Posted on September 08, 2016

MariBeth Plankers, clinical supervisor in the Speech Language Hearing Sciences Department, was interviewed by the Huffington Post in regards to her use of the application “make-believe comix” in the on-campus Speech Language and Hearing Clinic.

View the article on huffingtonpost.com.

Plankers to Present with Telehealth Sept. 19

Posted on September 07, 2016

MariBeth Plankers, M.S., CCC-SLP, a clinical supervisor in the Speech Language Hearing Sciences department, will be presenting with the Telehealth organization in North Dakota on Sept. 19 at 3 p.m.  Read the rest of this entry →

Geib, Swenson Co-Author Paper to be Presented at Conference

Posted on September 07, 2016

Peter Geib and Jim Swenson, Paseka School of Business, have co-authored a paper that will be presented at the annual conference of the National Business and Economic Society. The title of the paper is “China: The Theory of Punctuated Equilibrium and Innovation-Led Growth.”

Summers Honored by USTA

Posted on September 07, 2016

Oliver Summers, MSUM’s head women’s tennis coach, was honored Sunday at the U.S. Open as the United States Tennis Association’s (USTA) National Junior Team Tennis Organizer of the Year.  Read the rest of this entry →

Dr. Paul Invited to Speak at ND Behavior Health Conference

Posted on September 07, 2016

Dr. David Paul, the Program Coordinator and Assistant Professor and in the Counseling and Student Affairs program in the Graduate School of Education and Human Services, was recently invited to present at the North Dakota Behavior Health Conference on Sept. 6, 2016.  Read the rest of this entry →

Clapp, Swenson Manuscript Accepted for Publication in 3 Journals

Posted on September 01, 2016

Ben Clapp and Jim Swenson, faculty members in the Paseka School of Business, had their manuscript, “The Role of Genes, Environment and Deliberate Practice in the Development of a World Class Entrepreneur” accepted for publication in the following three journals: Franklin Publishing Insights Journal; London Press Technology Journal; United States Publishing Quarterly Review Journal Critical Thinking Series Volume 2016 Issue 3.

Sibley Donates International Books to CMC

Posted on September 01, 2016

The Curriculum Materials Center (CMC) has received a generous donation of international books from emerita, Carol Sibley.  Read the rest of this entry →

Eduardo Pablo publishes article in Emerging Markets Review

Posted on August 30, 2016

Dr. Eduardo Pablo’s research paper titled “The Effect of Ownership Concentration and Composition on Dividends: Evidence from Latin America” has been accepted for publication in Emerging Markets Review. According to Cabell’s, the Emerging Markets Review journal has a significant influence in economics and finance and high influence in international finance. Pablo is assistant professor of finance at the Paseka School of Business. The paper is co-authored by Maximiliano González at Inalde (Colombia), Carlos Molina at IESA (Venezuela), and John Rosso at UPTC (Colombia).

McGee Invited to Help Design Global Project Leadership Curriculum

Posted on August 29, 2016

Pam McGee was invited by the Project Management Institute, a globally recognized project management institute, along with 15 other faculty across the globe, to help design Global Curriculum for Project Leadership classes that will used worldwide as part of the PMIteach initiativeRead the rest of this entry →

Dr. Hanson’s Article Published in Review of Accounting and Finance

Posted on August 29, 2016

Dr. Thomas Hanson, assistant professor of finance in the Paseka School of Business, had an article published in the latest issue of the Review of Accounting and Finance. The article examines high frequency trading in a simulated stock market and the impact on volatility, liquidity and profitability.  Read the rest of this entry →

Dr. Coquyt Publishes ‘The Leader Within: Understanding and Empowering Teacher Leaders’

Posted on August 24, 2016

Dr. Mike Coquyt, Educational Leadership Graduate Program, STL, co-authored a book, “The Leader Within: Understanding and Empowering Teacher Leaders,” along with Dr. Brian Creasman. Creasman is an adjunct professor at Concordia University in Portland, Ore.  Read the rest of this entry →

NDSU, MSUM Study Examines Coaches’ First Aid Skills

Posted on August 24, 2016

A new study by NDSU and MSUM researchers has taken a close look at how well coaches are trained for emergency situations.

Sudden cardiac death is a leading cause of death among amateur and recreational athletes and has been linked to the lack of bystander intervention. So, the critical question is: Do coaches know how to give proper emergency aid?  Read the rest of this entry →

Dr. Hanson Publishes ‘Quantitative Research Methods in Translation and Interpreting Studies’

Posted on August 23, 2016

Dr. Thomas Hanson, Assistant Professor of Finance, recently published a coauthored book titled “Quantitative Research Methods in Translation and Interpreting Studies.”  Read the rest of this entry →

Terrie Manno Presents Papers in Scotland

Posted on August 19, 2016

Terrie Manno (SPA Music Department) presented two papers at the International Society of Music Education conference in Glasgow, Scotland. Her recent work on the neurological processes of learning and performing music resulted in a presentation with Dr. Michael Dean (Oklahoma Baptist University) titled Strengthening Mental FocusRead the rest of this entry →

Dr. Gillett Published in SAGE Encyclopedia of Contemporary Early Childhood Education

Posted on August 18, 2016

Dr. Erin Gillett, professor, School of Teaching and Learning, had an entry published in the SAGE Encyclopedia of Contemporary Early Childhood Education. The piece, “Early Literacy Development,” describes the relationship between children’s language development their burgeoning literacy development. It also identifies several experiences parents, caregivers and teachers can provide to promote early literacy development in children from birth to age five.

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