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  • 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 [...]

    Biosciences faculty and undergraduates publish paper in international peer-reviewed journal Hydrobiologia

    Brian Wisenden, Dan McEwen, Bee Wisenden and Ellen Brisch, Biosciences faculty, and Tony Stumbo, Pat Self, Biosciences Undergraduates, have published a paper in the international peer-reviewed journal Hydrobiologia, entitled “Co-evolution of offspring antipredator competence and parental brood defense in convict cichlids”. This paper is the culmination of 20 years of research from field sites in [...]

    Making a Scene: The power of poetry

    By: Meredith Holt, INFORUM MOORHEAD – It’s been a banner year for Yahya Frederickson’s poetry. The Minnesota State University Moorhead English professor was awarded a $5,000 Lake Region Arts Council/McKnight Fellowship literary/performance grant, his collection of poetry “The Gold Shop of Ba-‘Ali” won the 2013 Idaho Prize for Poetry and was published by Lost Horse [...]

    MSUM Professor to Present Research in Cambridge, MA

    Vijay Antharam PhD from the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry at MSUM will present a talk at the first annual “Metabolomics: Advances and Applications in Human Diseases” held in Cambridge, Mass. His presentation will be on “Can the gut reduce cholesterol? Merging metabolomics and genomics reveal two potential biomarkers during Clostridium difficile infection” which will [...]

    Biosciences undergraduates and faculty published paper in Journal of Fish Biology

    Biosciences undergraduates Evangeline Holley and Kaitlyn Ludwig, along with Biosciences faculty Dan McEwen and Brian Wisenden, have published a paper in the international peer-reviewed Journal of Fish Biology, based on research conducted by Evangeline and Kaitlyn and mentored by Drs. McEwen and Wisenden. The research showed that fish personality is not strictly genetically determined but [...]

    Paul Sando interviewed for National Public Radio’s Midday program

    Dr. Paul Sando, Anthropology and Earth Science, was interviewed for National Public Radio’s Midday program (WBUR Boston affiliate) regarding the USDOT’s newly released rules for railroads to disclose oil transport by rail through communities, and whether or not those trains have vulnerable design tank cars in their consist. The segment is set to air on [...]

    MSUM Cancer Researchers Present at National ASBMB Meeting

    Dr. Mark Wallert and eight members of his cancer research team presented their data at the American Society of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology National Meeting April 26 – April 30, 2014.  The student presenting and their project titles include: Nick Berthelsen and Brittany Bisnett presented a poster entitled: “Mutational analysis of calcineurin B homologous protein [...]

    Anna S. Arnar delivered Gale Memorial Lecture at University of New Mexico

    Anna S. Arnar, Department of Art & Design, delivered the Gale Memorial Lecture at the University of New Mexico sponsored by the Department of Art and Art History. The title of her lecture was “The Culture of Print and the Social Lives of Books: Case Studies of Contemporary Book Works at Documenta 13.” The lecture [...]

    John Benson presents at Annual Association of American Geographers

    John Benson, a geographer in the School of Teaching and Learning and the son of missionaries, presented a paper at the Annual Association of American Geographers conference in Tampa, Fla., on Wednesday, April 9. The paper was titled, “Faith of Our Fathers Living Still?: A Comparison of the Religious Development of Children of Missionaries to [...]

    “Economics in Action” at the Expanding Your Horizons Conference

    MSUM students, Fanuel Asrat, Aba Boadu, Kofi Boadu, Cody Brandt, Jasmin Lam, Julie Maahs, Melhik Negatu, and Mira Nkulukadiele, and Economics faculty members, T. J. Hansen and Gregory Stutes, offered a workshop in conjunction with the Expanding Your Horizons Conference on April 12. The local Expanding Your Horizons Conference invites young women from Minnesota and [...]

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