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  • Alumni from Cinema Arts & Digital Technology sweep the competition at Minneapolis 48 Hour Film Project

    Several alumni from Cinema Arts & Digital Technology swept the competition at the Minneapolis 48 Hour Film Project earlier this month. Andrew Neill, Eric Carlson, Marcus Mann, Sam Johnson, and Craig Larson created Keeping Up with the Cloneses, which won awards for Best Film, Best Sound Design, Best Writing, Best Actress and Audience Favorite. The [...]

    Dragons’ football glory days chronicled

    By Eric Peterson Moorhead - Larry Scott remembers a time when the Minnesota State Moorhead football team won games at places like South Dakota State and regularly made the playoffs. The former MSUM sports information director wanted to make sure those glory days weren’t forgotten. “I kind of felt this need to chronicle those years and [...]

    Larry Scott publishes book on legendary MSUM football coach, Ross Fortier

    Sports information director emeritus Larry Scott has published a book on the life and legacy of football coach Ross Fortier. Fortier, who signed on as head football coach at Moorhead State College in 1970, transformed the Dragons into a major player on the regional and national levels. “As sports information director at Moorhead State, I [...]

    MSUM graduates start ‘Hack Fargo’

    Justin Tuchek and Sri Kadimisetty on winning team at Startup Weekend  No talk; all action. This phrase encompasses the idea behind Fargo’s Startup Weekend, which was held March 8-9 at the Fargo Theater. Over 90 students and professionals were present at the event. Justin Tuchek and Sri Kadimisetty, MSUM computer science students who graduated in [...]

    “Baldwin man who sat front and center of history: Former MSUM professor tells story of New York Times military writer”

    By: Ross F. Collins, North Dakota State University, INFORUM “Baldwin of the Times: Hanson W. Baldwin, a Military Journalist’s Life, 1903-1991″ By Robert B. Davies, Annapolis, MD: Naval Institute Press, 2011, 399 pages, $32.95. Robert Davies spent 32 years at Minnesota State University Moorhead teaching history to generations of us journalism majors who most often [...]

    Film Grads win big at Minneapolis Film Festival

    MSUM Graduates won big at the Wizard World Film Festival in Minneapolis, May 1-3. Andrew Neill, Marcus Mann and Eric Carlson (2010 Graduates) and their Two Jackets Productions film company won the “Spirit of Comic Con” award for their short film “Meanwhile, at the Citadel of Superheroes…,” a comedy about a young woman whose superhero [...]

    Making A Scene: Fargo woman illustrates modern family portraits

    By: Anna G. Larson, INFORUM FARGO – Kelsey Sargent approaches family portraits with a modern mindset. The 28-year-old Minnesota State University Moorhead graduate uses her graphic design skills to create clean-lined cartoon-like portrait illustrations that incorporate elements of a family’s (or individual) life. For instance, the image she created for friends Ashley and Justin Morken, [...]

    MSUM grad stars in new FX miniseries, “Fargo”

    Musgrave to appear at Fargo Theatre’s premiere party Tuesday By Meghan Feir Whether you enjoyed the exaggerated accents in the Coen Brothers’ 1996 movie “Fargo” or not, you can’t deny that the iconic film introduced Fargo to people around the globe. This Tuesday, April 15, the new 10-episode, TV spin-off of the same name will [...]

    New Essentia administrator, an MSUM graduate, arrives in middle of $60 million expansion project

    By: Patrick Springer, INFORUM FARGO – Timothy Sayler left Fargo-Moorhead more than 30 years ago after graduating from Minnesota State University Moorhead. Now the Wishek, N.D., native has returned as the chief operating officer of Essentia Health’s West Region. It’s a homecoming from another standpoint, inasmuch that Sayler started his career with Altru Health [...]

    Tin Roof Theatre Company presents “The twilight of the Golds”

    If your parents knew everything about you before you born, would you still be here? This is the question posed in the play, “The twilight of the Golds” by Jonathan Tolins, the next production of the Tin Roof Theatre Company. The play is directed by Larry Schwartz, Library, and features the participation of three alumni [...]

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