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Encourage Students to Participate in SAC

Posted on December 05, 2016

Please consider encouraging your students to present their research or creative activities at the 19th Student Academic Conference to be held on April 11, 2017. Applications are now open; the deadline for applications is February 26, 2017.  Read the rest of this entry →

Student Academic Conference Submissions Open

Posted on November 29, 2016

It is never too early to start thinking about the Student Academic Conference. The 19th Student Academic Conference will be held on April 11, 2017. Applications for students’ submissions are now open.

Please consider encouraging your students to present the results of their research or to attend and learn from other students. If you have any questions regarding the SAC, please contact Oscar Flores at flores@mnstate.edu.

Thank You, Dr. Andrew Conteh

Posted on October 05, 2016

Wednesday, Oct. 5 | 6-8:30 p.m. | CMU Ballroom

After more than 30 years, Dr. Andrew Conteh is retiring and moving to California. Before he leaves, we want as many people as possible who have been touched by this extraordinary man to say “thank you.”  Read the rest of this entry →

2016 Graduate Lecturer Call for Nominations

Posted on January 12, 2016

Each year the Graduate Student Organization along with the Graduate Council solicit and nominate one or two graduate students to the Graduate Student Lecture Series. The lecturer is chosen based on the significance of their graduate research and potential contribution to their field of study. The Graduate Lecturers will present their work at the Student Academic Conference on April 12, 2016 either in person or via distance technology. Deadline to apply is Friday, January 22nd. Please see attachment for more information.

Start preparing for the Student Academic Conference

Posted on October 29, 2015

Student-centered education through mentoring
student research and creative activities

It’s not too early to inform your students of the upcoming 18th Annual Student Academic Conference. Although the conference isn’t until April 12, 2016, encourage them to start researching and preparing their presentations.

Consider making participation or attendance in the SAC part of your spring semester syllabus.

To view SAC Handbooks from the past, read about past keynote speakers and find out more about the conference, visit www.mnstate.edu/sac or email acconf@mnstate.edu.

 

 

Start preparing for the Student Academic Conference

Posted on October 27, 2015

Student-centered education through mentoring
student research and creative activities

Ask your advisor or professor how you can participate in the 18th Annual Student Academic Conference and showcase your academic project on April 12, 2016. It’s not too early to start researching and preparing your presentations.

To view SAC Handbooks from the past, read about past keynote speakers and find out more about the conference, visit www.mnstate.edu/sac or email acconf@mnstate.edu.

From urban turkeys to Miley Cyrus: MSUM, Concordia highlight student research

Posted on April 17, 2015

Culture war: The need for younger audiences at classical music concerts

Posted on April 14, 2015

Music major to present at Student Academic Conference April 14

By Meghan Feir

Over the years, as more musical genres have sprung up, concertgoers have been offered a rising selection of performances to attend. Unfortunately, classical music concerts have taken a hit because of the wide variety in music entertainment, along with a lack of musical knowledge and unawareness of concert etiquette. Senior music major Tania Arseculeratne is greatly aware of this well-documented problem and recognizes the need to attract younger audiences to classical music. Read the rest of this entry →

Student Academic Conference is today

Posted on April 14, 2015

The schedule for this year’s Student Academic Conference presentations can be viewed here and online at www.mnstate.edu/SAC. Read the rest of this entry →

Yahya Frederickson, English, keynote speaker at this year’s Student Academic Conference

Posted on April 13, 2015

Yahya Frederickson will be the keynote speaker at this year’s Student Academic Conference on Tuesday, April 14, 2015. To view the full schedule and list of presentation abstracts for this year’s Student Academic Conference, visit www.mnstate.edu/sac.

Biography

Yahya Frederickson teaches writing and literature at Minnesota State University Moorhead. He holds a B.A. in The Individual and Society, an individualized major, from MSUM, an M.F.A. in Creative Writing from the University of Montana, and a Ph.D. in English from the University of North Dakota. Between graduate degrees he taught for six years in Yemen, initially as a Peace Corps Volunteer. He served as a Fulbright Scholar in Syria in 2005 and in Saudi Arabia in 2011. Read the rest of this entry →

Continuing communication: The effects of Right Hemisphere Damage

Posted on April 13, 2015

Graduate student to present at Student Academic Conference April 14

By Meghan Feir

For graduate student Stephanie Peterson, the research she will be presenting at this year’s Student Academic Conference hits close to home. After watching her grandmother experience right hemisphere brain damage (RHD) after a stroke and watching a family friend receive speech therapy, Peterson became interested in speech-language-hearing sciences at a young age. Read the rest of this entry →

‘How Moorhead Got Its Start’: Student shares how transportation kick started our community

Posted on April 13, 2015

Anthropology major to present at Student Academic Conference April 14

By Danielle Rebel

When people began settling in Moorhead, it was a time of ball gowns and waistcoats. Traveling required a much greater effort than it does today. But the course of a century, a lot can change. Read the rest of this entry →

Creating compliance: Improving behavioral intervention in the classroom

Posted on April 10, 2015

Graduate student to present at Student Academic Conference on April 14

By Meghan Feir

School Psychology graduate student, Sean Soehren, entered the program knowing he wanted to help struggling students in the classroom, and through his research, he may be able to assist educators with new methods of growing classroom compliancy.

His presentation topic, “Increasing Compliance Using Mystery Motivator and Sure I Will Behavioral Interventions,” is based on the research he did on behavioral intervention for his thesis. Soehren worked with second graders with reading disabilities and extreme behavioral issues last spring to find a way to increase compliance for the benefit of the classroom. Read the rest of this entry →

Student presenter relates dietary supplement intake to various factors

Posted on April 10, 2015

Economics major to present at Student Academic Conference on April 14

By Danielle Rebel

Multivitamins. Meal replacement shakes. Whey protein. Creatine, calcium and vitamin C. All fall into the larger category of dietary supplements.

In his Student Academic Conference presentation, senior economics major Vinh Dao will discuss how various socioeconomic factors determine the amount of dietary supplements a person is likely to take on a daily basis.

“There are several factors that will impact dietary supplement intake for an individual,” Dao said. “This is not looking to stereotype; it is just a study to see how many milligrams of supplements (people) are going to take based on their demographics.” Read the rest of this entry →

Creating Buzz about Bees

Posted on April 10, 2015

Biosciences majors to present at Student Academic Conference on April 14

By Brittany Dunnigan

When many people think of bees, honey is the first thing that comes to mind. These incredible little insects, however, play a much larger role in sustaining our ecosystem than simply supplying this sweet treat.

Senior James Kawlewski and junior Marissa Reeves, Biosciences students at MSUM, both agree that bees are essential to pollination and biodiversity. By working with MSUM Biosciences Professor Sarah Anderson, the students have conducted research to identify the number of different bee species that exist in Clay County to determine the level of biodiversity in the area. Read the rest of this entry →

Gaining a global perspective

Posted on March 30, 2015

By Brittany Dunnigan

Free time is a foreign concept to graduate student Khulude Bukhari. From her studies to her job and volunteer work at The Welcome Center and West Fargo Community High School, she is actively pursuing her dream of becoming a school counselor.

Pursuing a Master of Science in Counseling and Student Affairs, Bukhari has a passion for helping people, especially children and families. She also enjoys working with refugees. After moving from another country to the United States for school, Bukhari understands the challenge of adapting to a new culture. Read the rest of this entry →

Student Academic Conference presenters, get your posters printed

Posted on March 27, 2015

If you are planning on going through Marketing Graphics to get your poster printed, please email your posters to graphics@mnstate.edu as soon as possible. Pick up posters at Marketing Graphics located in the lower level of Weld Hall, Room 6. Graphics will call you when your posters are finished. More poster information can be found here. Read the rest of this entry →

Free design help for SAC research posters deadline is March 25

Posted on March 24, 2015

AIGA Dragons would like to offer our services for FREE! As a student organization comprised of graphic design majors, we will use our knowledge and experience with layout, color theory, and design to help you achieve an impressive and highly professional research poster for your presentation. Read the rest of this entry →

Faculty, volunteer for the Student Academic Conference

Posted on March 24, 2015

Faculty members are encouraged to volunteer for the Student Academic Conference being held April 14. Volunteer as a poster evaluator, session chair or as help for the registration table. Visit www.mnstate.edu/sac to fill out a volunteer form.

Free design help for Student Academic Conference Research Posters RESEARCH POSTERS

Posted on March 17, 2015
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