Kyja Kristjansson-Nelson Named MN Professor of the Year

Film Professor, Filmmaker is MSUM’s 11th CASE Professor of the Year View an interview with Kyja here. The art of filmmaking balances the big picture against the small picture details, said Minnesota State University Moorhead film studies Professor Kyja Kristjansson-Nelson. That harmony is also central to the teaching and learning process, a balance Kristjansson-Nelson manages with sharp perspective and fluid […]

Broadcast Journalism Student Awarded NATAS Scholarship

MSUM student Macy Egeland has been awarded the Don Shelby Journalism Scholarship from the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences Upper Midwest Chapter/Foundation. Each year, the NATAS-UMW Chapter/Foundation awards $2,500 scholarships to high school and college students within its chapter region who want to study media or journalism in college. The Upper Midwest region includes Minnesota, North Dakota, South […]

Taking care of Curie

Harrison Pantera, a junior at MSU Moorhead, has a real dedication to school, and it doesn’t just pertain to his studies. Everyday Pantera sets time aside to take care of Curie, an eight-year-old iguana that lives in the Science Lab on campus. For a year and a half Pantera hasn’t had a day off from his duties of feeding, changing […]

Music professor returns from performance in Trinidad

Dr. Kenyon Williams, Professor of Music at MSUM, recently returned from two weeks abroad in Trinidad as a part of his spring sabbatical. While in Trinidad, he performed in an historic ensemble, the 2013 Birdsong Steel Orchestra as a part of the island’s annual Panorama competition. Panorama, known by steelpan lovers as the “Superbowl” of pan, is an island-wide competition […]

Art & Design alum launches film fundraiser

Keri Pickett, an alum of the MSUM Department of Art & Design, has a launched a fundraising campaign to support work on a feature-length documentary she has recently completed filming, “The Fabulous Ice Age.” Highlighted in the film is the story of skating pioneers Eddie and Roy Shipstad and Oscar Johnson, who started out entertaining people on the ponds of […]