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  • West Fargo residents offer TV, film acting and production classes for kids

    By Mark Merck Fargo – Lynette Burgan and Jessica Wayne offer a little bit of the Hollywood experience in Fargo. Burgan started offering film acting classes about two years ago and last year brought on Wayne, a Minnesota State University Moorhead film studies graduate, to bolster the film production classes she offers. Burgan has a master’s […]

    Alumna Angela Harvala won the Milken Educator Award

    Angela Harvala, an alumna of Minnesota State University Moorhead, won the Milken Educator Award and $25,000 to spend however she wishes. She received a B.S. in elementary education in 2006. The Milken Educator Awards was conceived by the Milken Family Foundation to attract, retain and motivate outstanding talent to the teaching profession. It is the […]

    Denise Gorsline and MSUM alumni named nominees for YWCA Women of the Year

    Denise Gorsline, associate vice president for academic planning at MSUM and MSUM alumni have been named nominees for the YWCA Women of the Year awards. By Forum staff FARGO – The YWCA has nominated 34 women and businesses for their outstanding achievements in 2015. The awards event will be held April 20 at the Holiday […]

    MSUM alumnus and Twin Cities’ rising theater star: Tyler Michaels

    Sara Pelissero, KARE 6:34 p.m. EST March 6, 2015 MINNEAPOLIS – If you don’t know his name by now, you will soon. Tyler Michaels’ star is rising fast and it doesn’t take long to figure out why. The 26-year-old Bloomington, Minn. native has the ability to captivate an audience from the moment he steps on […]

    “What lies beneath: Painter portrays our hidden identities”

    Art alumnus (’12) credits his approach to painting instructors at MSUM. By Kris Kerzman on Mar 2, 2015 at 6:52 a.m. The people you see in Micah Koosmann’s paintings are not people as you see them in everyday life. Instead, Koosmann’s dark, richly stylized paintings portray the personalities that lie under those everyday perceptions, laying […]

    Forum editorial: Important donation for MSUM

    February 25, 2015 | INFORUM Brick by brick, the Hebron Brick Co. built itself up from humble beginnings in Hebron, N.D., to the Fargo-based multifaceted multistate company that it is today. The company, which is more than 100 years old, does a lot more than brick, but its signature products can be found in buildings […]

    MSUM alumna and WDAY anchor Kerstin Kealy to interview President Obama in sit-down at White House

    MSUM adjunct professor, alumna and WDAY news anchor, Kerstin Kealy, went live from the White House lawn this morning on First News. Click to hear about her historic meeting with President Obama later today http://ow.ly/JG1rn. WDAY’s Kerstin Kealy to interview President Obama in sit-down at White House By Adrian Glass-Moore The Forum of Fargo-MoorheadFARGO, N.D. […]

    School Psychology Students Attend and Present at National Conference

    Seven School Psychology graduate students and faculty member, Peg Potter, recently attended the annual conference of the National Association of School Psychologists (NASP) in Orlando, Florida. Second year graduate student Sean Soehren did a verbal presentation of his Master’s project: “Evidence-based Compilation Intervention Designed to Increase Classroom Compliance” while third year student Matt Steinborn did […]

    Author, MSUM Alumnus & English Professor Lin Enger to Read Here Feb. 19

    The High Divide published last September Minnesota State University Moorhead English Professor and novelist Lin Enger will read from his work at 4:30 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 19 in the university’s Livingston Library Porch. The free reading is part of the Tom McGrath Visiting Writers Series. The High Divide was published by Algonquin in September 2014. […]

    Music alum’s life a mix of glamour and grit

    Imagine an event where make-up artists wait in the restrooms to refresh your “look,” where champagne flows like water, where the entrances and exits of A-list celebrities are choreographed to the second by dead-serious backstage workers with “walkies,” and where Oprah Winfrey personally compliments you on your necklace. For MSUM alum Rachael Goers, that was […]

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