Schultz, Hernandez present at Middle Atlantic Planetarium Society virtual conference

Planetarium director Sara Schultz and science education student Erick Hernandez presented Sept. 25 and 26 to the Middle Atlantic Planetarium Society (MAPS) annual virtual conference. Schultz presented to the members about her doctoral research on strategic questioning in the planetarium. Schultz and Hernandez presented a workshop based on that same research which Hernandez had been developing over the summer as […]

Schultz earns doctoral degree, presents at virtual conferences this summer

Planetarium Director, Sara Schultz, completed her doctoral degree this summer from the University of Wyoming. Her degree is in Curriculum & Instruction with a focus on Science Education, in particular, using the planetarium as a teaching tool. Her doctoral research investigated the nature of formative assessment in the form of assessment conversations (i.e. strategic questioning) present in planetarium presentations across […]

Art, science department collaboration wows

Planetarium Director, Sara Schultz and Art Professor Brad Bachmeier were granted $9,000 to work in guiding art and science students to research and execute educationally accurate and visually dynamic murals to renovate the hallway entrance and walls for the planetarium. With this phase finished, Art students will now work with Youth Educational Services Art Teacher Karen Anderson and her students […]

Watch the Great American Eclipse Safely Aug. 21

Free viewing begins at 11:30 a.m. on MSUM campus¬† The Great American Eclipse marks the first day of classes at Minnesota State University Moorhead (MSUM) Monday, Aug. 21. Most Americans with clear skies will be able to observe a total or partial solar eclipse. Fargo-Moorhead will experience a partial solar eclipse with just over 80 percent of the sun being […]