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  • Minnesota State University Moorhead is an opportunity-rich learning community where students are empowered to reach their highest potential academically and personally. Exceptional faculty teach, advise and mentor, engaging students in collaborative scholarly research and creative projects that provide the experience to excel professionally and to be accepted into competitive graduate and professional programs. MSUM offers 76 majors and more than 170 emphases, along with 125+ student organizations, laying the foundation for a robust intellectual community and an active student life.

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    Jan. 10-Feb. 23, MSUM Planetarium
    One World, One Sky is a fulldome planetarium show following Sesame Street’s Big Bird and Elmo as they explore the night sky with Hu Hu Zhe, a Muppet from Zhima Jie. Together, they take an imaginary trip from Sesame Street to the moon, where they discover how different it is from Earth.

    Jan. 10-Feb. 23, 7 p.m. Mondays, MSUM Planetarium
    Spectators can enjoy a wondrous journey through the world of color and beyond.

    Jan. 24, 7:30 p.m., Hansen Theatre
    TU Dance, a leading voice in the Minnesota dance scene, uses modern dance, classical ballet, African-based and urban vernacular movements combined in inventive and unpredictable ways. Accolades include Minneapolis Star Tribune’s Artist of the Year and DANCE Magazine’s “25 to Watch,” among others. 

    For more than 125 years, Minnesota State University Moorhead has impacted the lives of students, helping make our community, region and world a better place. The founders of MSU Moorhead believed in success, service and citizenship. Today these same values are embodied in the recipients of the Founders Scholarship, named in recognition of the founders of MSUM.

    Jan. 16 ~ Wrestling vs Saint Johns, 7 p.m.
    Jan. 16 & 17 ~ Swimming Dragon Invite
    Jan. 17 ~ Wrestling vs Upper Iowa, 2 p.m.
    Jan. 17 ~ Wrestling vs Jamestown, 4 p.m.
    Jan. 23 ~ Women’s & Men’s Basketball vs MN Crookston, 6 & 8 p.m.
    Jan. 24 ~ Women’s & Men’s Basketball vs Bemidji State, 4 & 6 p.m.
    Jan. 30 ~ Women’s & Men’s Basketball vs Concordia St. Paul, 6 & 8 p.m.
    Jan. 31 ~ Women’s & Men’s Basketball vs MSU Mankato, 4 & 6 p.m.

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    Physics major Iwnetim Abatate’s poster was recognized as the best engineering poster in the undergraduate division, and chemistry major Loza Tadesse’s poster was recognized as an outstanding engineering poster in the undergraduate division at the annual Sigma Xi International Research Conference.

    In his 33 years as a Minnesota State University Moorhead music professor, Henry Gwiazda says he’s never had anyone swing by his office to interview him about his work. Well, there’s no time like the present, and that point is punctuated by the stacks of boxes, guitar, impressive stereo equipment and general disarray of his office as Gwiazda prepares to move out of his office and out of town.

    The Request for Qualifications for the MSUM Livingston Lord Library Percent for Art Installation is open with a February 6 deadline for the qualifications documents.

    MnSCU recently received notification of the 2015-16 Charles and Ellora Alliss Educational Foundation Grant awarded to the system in the amount of $758,139. Awards are based on 10th day enrollment figures; MSUM receied $91,030.