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  • Students and professor received awards at 2015 Arrowhead Model United Nations Conference

    Twenty-one students represented MSUM at the 2015 Arrowhead Model United Nations Conference, hosted by the University of Wisconsin La Crosse April 9th through 12th, 2015. They were advised by Dr. Andrew Conteh and led by Model UN President Uchenna Onyeama. The team received several awards: ·     The delegation from Brazil was awarded Best Delegation Honorable Mention; […]

    Brad Bachmeier’s ceramic work “Up North” chosen for Idaho Falls, 7th Annual National Juried Exhibition

    Brad Bachmeier’s ceramic work “Up North” chosen for Idaho Falls, 7th Annual National Juried Exhibition. This annual juried exhibition is organized by the Idaho Falls Arts Council (IFAC) and exhibited at the Willard Arts Center in Idaho Falls, ID. The exhibit runs through May 31, 2015. Artists working in all mediums throughout the United States […]

    Dr. Boyd Bradbury earns QM Certification for two courses

    Boyd Bradbury, School of Teaching & Learning, recently earned Quality Matters™ Certification for two online courses: ED 631 – School Law and Organizational Structure and ED 630 – Leadership, Planning, and Organizational Behavior in Education. QM Reviews are a rigorous peer review process. He has been recognized for this achievement at both the state and […]

    Vijay Antharam is Oxbridge OneStart semifinalist and awarded a provisional U.S. patent

    On Feb. 21, 2015, Vijay C. Antharam was awarded a provisional United States patent Serial No. 62/118,848 Materials and Methods for Reducing Cholesterol. He was a semi-finalist at the OneStart OxBridge Biotech Start-up competition held on Feb. 20-21 in San Francisco, Cal. He presented his work to a panel of biotechnology representatives and venture capitalists. […]

    Inclusion through art: Service learning project connects autistic children, families with the arts

    By Merrie Sue Holtan Jody Larson, Camille Lepp and Michaela Kolness stepped into the School of Teaching and Learning classroom at Minnesota State University Moorhead. The course: Effective Teaching 413. The teacher: Camille Brandt, assistant professor of special education. The idea: A special community service learning project. The result: A more inclusive place for children […]

    Brian Wisenden, Biosciences, had paper accepted for publication in peer-reviewed journal Behaviour

    Brian Wisenden, Biosciences, had a paper accepted for publication in the peer-reviewed journal Behaviour. The title of the paper is”Genetic evidence for mixed broods and extra-pair fertilizations in a socially monogamous biparental cichlid fish”. These data were based on field samples from Costa Rica and genetic analyses in the lab. Co-authors on this work were […]

    MSUM’s ‘rock star’ president making strong impression

    By Grace Lyden | Inforum Tweet by tweet, Minnesota State University Moorhead’s new president is trying to tear down the ivory tower. Nine months into her tenure, Anne Blackhurst has charmed students, faculty and local business leaders with her personable attitude and Internet aptitude. It’s part of a conscious effort by Blackhurst to personally raise […]

    Power of Prose

    Professor’s passion documented in writing BY DANIELLE REBEL Merrie Sue Holtan is more than a professor in the School of Communication and Journalism. She’s a freelance writer, experienced baton-twirler and avid volunteer. Her vibrant personality is central in all she does, especially when it comes to the art of storytelling. “I call myself a story […]

    Gary Nickell, Psychology, had paper accepted for publication in international journal

    Gary Nickell, Psychology, had a paper accepted for publication in the international peer-reviewed Journal of Work and Organizational Psychology. The paper “The Prediction of Workers’ Food Safety Intentions and Behavior with Job Attitudes and the Reasoned Action Approach” was co-authored with Dr. Verlin Hinsz from NDSU.

    T.J. Hansen teaches Fargo-Moorhead Communiversity Economics Course

    Dr. T. J. Hansen, Department of Economics, Law & Politics, offered the course “Health Care: An Introduction to the Market Everyone Uses, But Few Understand” on March 1 and 15, 2015 at Concordia College in conjunction with F/M Communiversity. Hansen’s economics course was one of twenty courses offered to lifelong learners in the region as […]

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