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  • SoMAD’s Film Program has big weekend at SD Film Fest

    The School of Media Arts & Design played a major role at this year’s South Dakota Film Festival. Last weekend SoMAD faculty including Kyja Kristjansson-Nelson, Don Clark and Tom Brandau accompanied 30 students to Aberdeen, SD for three days of film screenings, workshops and discussions. The highlight of the weekend was watching Film Studies alumnus, [...]

    Economics alumnus, You Wang, to be published in Undergraduate Economic Review

    You Wang’s research paper, “An Economic Analysis of Housing Market Instability and Affordability in China,” has been accepted for publication in 2014-2015 by the Undergraduate Economic Review. Wang is the fourth MSUM Economics student to earn this distinction since 2005. Dr. T. J. Hansen served as Wang’s research mentor in spring 2014. Wang is currently [...]

    Theatre Arts alum, Tyler Michaels, wins Emerging Artist Award

    Young triple-threat Tyler Michaels, a graduate of Minnesota State University Moorhead’s Theatre Arts program, won the Emerging Artist Award at the Ivey Awards Monday night. For more information, click here.

    The 2014 Distinguished Alumni announced

    The Minnesota State University Moorhead Alumni Foundation has announced its 2014 Distinguished Alumni. Alumni are selected based on personal and professional accomplishments in the years following graduation from MSU Moorhead. The following have been named 2014 Distinguished Alumni and will be honored during alumni events during MSU Moorhead’s homecoming in September. Faculty, staff, alumni and [...]

    Scheels supports MSUM’s Laps for the Long Run with $1 million pledge

    A fundraising challenge at Minnesota State University Moorhead has attracted its first major gift with a $1 million pledge from Scheels. The challenge, Laps for the Long Run, was announced Aug. 20 as an event in honor of the inauguration of MSUM Pres. Anne Blackhurst.  Blackhurst will run 12.5 miles, or 50 laps, around the [...]

    Tribal chairwoman among appointees to MnSCU board of trustees

    By Forum News Service on Aug 22, 2014 at 9:42 a.m. ST. PAUL – The chairwoman of the White Earth Reservation is among six appointees to the Minnesota State Colleges and Universities board of trustees. Gov. Mark Dayton announced the appointments Thursday. Erma Vizenor has worked her entire career in education on the White Earth [...]

    MSUM alums find work at Medora

    By Meghan Feir When many people think of North Dakotan terrain, they often forget about the landscape surrounding Medora. Nestled in the heart of the badlands, the little village is the summer home of tourists and performers alike. A breathtaking view, flat, farm country is replaced with canyons and buttes painted in red and purple. [...]

    Asteroid named for MSUM Alumnus Sherry Fieber-Beyer

    The asteroid 14825 Fieber-Beyer was named for Dr. Sherry Fieber-Beyer by the International Astronomical Union in mid-July. Dr. Fieber-Beyer, who graduated from MSUM with a B.A. in Physics with Emphasis in Astronomy, is currently a postdoctoral research at the University of North Dakota, where she obtained her Masters and Ph.D. While at MSUM she did [...]

    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 [...]

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