In 1986, MSUM started the longest-running campus organized undergraduate psychology conference in the tri-state area. Today, the annual Red River Undergraduate Psychology Conference is also supported by Concordia College and North Dakota State University. This student-centered meeting provides undergraduate students the opportunity to demonstrate their research through poster and verbal presentations at a professional scientific conference, network with faculty in graduate programs and professionals in the psychology field, and step into an intellectually stimulating environment as an emerging psychology professional. More than 200 students and faculty from the region and Canada attend each year.MSUM hosted the 23rd Annual Red River Psychology Conference in Spring 2012. Blair Johnson, an MSUM psychology alumnus, professor of psychology at the University of Connecticut, and a specialist in social influence, was the keynote speaker. Internationally featured speakers read like a “Who’s Who” in the world of psychology. It’s a tremendous opportunity for undergraduates to get a first-hand glimpse of professional achievement and research excellence ranging from neuropsychology, memory and autism, to infant music perception, false memories and prejudice.