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  • “Passing” Race Panel Discussion February 16

    February 5, 2016

    Student panelists will share their “passing” stories and experiences on Tuesday, February 16 at 7:00, Comstock Memorial Union Room 101. “Passing” occurs when a person classified as a member of one ethnic group is also accepted as a member of a different ethnic group. This event is free and open to the public. Sponsored by the Office of Diversity & Inclusion. For more information or questions, please email or call (218) 477-2652.

  • Alumna to be recognized at Saturday’s basketball game

    February 4, 2016

    President Anne will honor alumna Tammy Miller at Saturday's basketball game for being for being recognized by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business as one of its first 100 Influential Leaders. The inaugural honor recognizes Tammy for making an impact in the world through her business insight, leadership ability and entrepreneurial success.

  • MSUM Football Signs 37 Recruits in 2016 Class

    February 4, 2016

    Minnesota State University Moorhead head football coach Steve Laqua has announced the Dragons' 2016 recruiting class. A total of 37 student-athletes have signed to continue their academic and athletic careers at MSUM starting this fall. This year's class features 31 individuals who signed national letters of intent and six who signed institutional letters of intent as preferred walk-ons. More than 2/3 of the class is from Minnesota (15) and North Dakota (11). Wisconsin (six) and Illinois (four) are also represented in the class, in addition to the country of Sweden.

  • MSUM Students Working as Paid Interns at the International Water Institute

    February 4, 2016

    Gary George and Tyler Solberg have completed most of their coursework for MSUM’s GIS Certificate and are already applying their newly acquired skills as paid interns at the International Water Institute in Fargo, North Dakota. The institute is a 501(c)(3) organization that is primarily concerned with mitigating flood damage and protecting and/or enhancing water resources throughout the Red River Valley. Research and training involving geographic information systems (GIS) are critical components of many activities at the institute. Gary and Tyler started working at the institute in January of 2016 and are directly involved with GIS-related activities. This excellent opportunity for students to practice their existing skills and learn new technical skills in a practical work environment is a result of a partnership between MSUM’s Center for Geospatial Research and the International Water Institute.

  • The Professional Teacher Principal Panel

    February 4, 2016

    Join the Education Minnesota Student Program (EMSP) on Thursday, February 4th at 7:00pm in CMU 101 as local principals share their experiences to help us gain a better insight on various education topics including the hiring process, working with families, classroom expectations and more. Bring your questions, a friend, and your appetite!

  • No. 8 Dragons Return Home to Face Wayne State and No. 1 Augustana

    February 4, 2016

    The No. 8-ranked Minnesota State University Moorhead men's basketball team returns home this weekend to face Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference rivals in Wayne State and Augustana. Both games will be televised live on WDAY'Z Xtra with Steve d'Eustachio and Jared Bledsoe on the call. The games will also be broadcast live online at

  • The second annual Three Minute Thesis competition

    February 4, 2016

    North Dakota State University invites you to attend our second annual Three Minute Thesis competition on Wednesday, February 10, hosted by the College of Graduate & Interdisciplinary Studies. An 80,000-word thesis would take nine hours to present. These students get 180 seconds. Watch graduate students compete for up to $1,000 by presenting their research projects in just three minutes in terms everyone can understand. The winner will be awarded a $1,000 grand prize. The top competitor in each competition in round one will receive $250. Faculty, community members and graduate student representatives will judge competitors.

  • Music & Theater Students Collaborate with Composer David Sisco

    February 4, 2016

    Composer, singer, actor, and music educator David Sisco joins MSUM students in a premiere performance of his latest composition Friday, March 4, at 7:30 p.m. on the Gaede Stage in the Roland Dille Center for the Arts on the MSUM campus. Variations on a Theme of You: the Songs of David Sisco is partially based on text provided by MSUM music students. Sisco calls the composition a “theatrical song cycle” which explores relationships in their various stages. “Together with the MSUM students, we crafted a collection of personal reflections that have universal resonance,” says Sisco. “The piece highlights a wide range of musical styles, from art song to jazz and contemporary musical theatre, while telling a unique, yet collective story."

  • History Day March 2nd 2016

    February 4, 2016

    The West Central Minnesota Regional History Day is coming up on Wednesday March 2nd 2016 at the Comstock Memorial Union Ballroom. We are in need of 35 judges this year for this event from 3 – 8pm. If you are interested in being a judge please click the following link to the Minnesota Historical Society History Day Judge signup form. For the most part, the Minnesota Historical Society puts on the event, in collaboration with us here at MSUM. The History Program helps recruit Mentors and Judges for this regional event. Judges can be faculty, staff, students and community members. Mentors and judges do not need to be involved with the MSUM History Program, they just need to have an interest in history! We ask your help in promoting this event.

  • RAD for Women Course

    February 4, 2016

    Interested in signing up for MSUM’s free RAD class? Our Instructors, who are certified to teach the RAD for Women Course, are offering a free class this semester. To get more information, or to register for the class, please email

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