Call for workshop leaders for Expanding Your Horizons

Participate as a workshop leader in the 34th Annual Expanding Your Horizons Conference for 7th-9th grade girls to be held on Saturday, April 6, 2013. Area women and men volunteer their time to provide a day full of interactive, hands-on presentations that explore the fields of science, math, and engineering. Whether you are a researcher, executive, or professor, we are […]

‘Happy ending to beginning’ of $2.5B Mars rover mission

By: Ryan Johnson, INFORUM MOORHEAD – While it was built with valid scientific goals in mind, the premise of the six-wheeled, 2,000-pound Curiosity rover and the engineering feat that landed it on Mars early Monday could strike some as more science fiction than reality. “We have landed a nuclear-powered truck on another world,” said Juan Cabanela, astronomy professor at Minnesota […]

Fun summer learning at MSUM – but don’t call it school

By: Ryan Johnson, INFORUM MOORHEAD – Hundreds of area youngsters are on the Minnesota State University Moorhead campus this summer, getting their hands dirty crafting clay masterpieces and diving into the science of nanotechnology. Now in its 13th year, the university’s annual summer program College for Kids aims to give 8- to 14-year-olds a chance to do something enriching and […]

Preview Discovery Science Camp May 9

Discovery Science Camp Preview * Monday, May 9 * 6:30 – 8:30 p.m. * Hagen Hall 325 This event is for students in grades 6-9 who want to find out more about science camp, as well as those who have already registered and are planning on coming this summer. The camp runs June 13-17, 2011. Students who attend will try […]