Kevin Zepper, professor of English at MSUM, will be speaking and presenting poetry at the Unitarian Universalist Church of Fargo-Moorhead Sunday, June 23, at 11 a.m. Located at 121 9th St. S in Fargo. Healing through Writing: A Poet’s Perspective In many instances, the act of writing is connected to the spiritual aspects of release, [...]
Dr. Camille Brandt, School of Teaching and Learning, is one of the keynote presenters at the North Dakota Council of Administrators in Special Education Paraeducator Conference on June 20. She will be presenting strategies for working with students on the autism spectrum.
The Employee Excellence Awards luncheon was held May 16 in the CMU Ballroom. Employees are nominated by their peers for recognition in five categories. This year’s award winners include: Excellence in Service to Students: Becky Boyle Jones Excellence in Service to the Community: Shireen Alemadi Excellence in Service to the University: Classified Staff of the [...]
Steve Grineski, School of Teaching and Learning, presented a paper at the 15th Annual International Conference on Research in Education, sponsored by the Athens Institute for Education and Research, and held in Athens, Greece. The paper was titled, “We were pretty darn good”: A social history of the preparation of rural school teachers, 1900-1950.
This year’s recipient of the LRAC/McKnight Fellowship Literary/Performance Grant is poet and writer, Dr. Yahya Frederickson, MSUM English Department. By providing him with the uninterrupted time to write and revise, the LRAC/McKnight Fellowship will allow him to move closer to completion of four poetry manuscripts, a memoir, and possibly coordinate another Arabic poetry translation project. [...]
An exhibition of work created by faculty members from the MSUM Department of Art & Design is now on display at the HoDo Restaurant in Fargo. The faculty were featured in an opening on Monday evening. Those faculty displaying work include Andrew Stark, Zhimin Guan, Loral Iverson-Hannaher, Brad Bachmeier, Carl Oltvedt, Jim Park, Allen Sheets, [...]
Assistant Professor of Music and Director of Choral Activities, Daniel Mahraun, enters the recording studio next week with St. Paul-based early music group The Rose Ensemble. Known for their performances of Medieval and Renaissance music, Rose also tackles under-performed repertoire of other periods and styles. Mahraun will sing the title track of the CD, “A [...]
MSUM Biochemistry and Biotechnology majors Nick Berthelsen, Alex Novak, and Harrison Pantera attended the National Experimental Biology Meeting in Boston. MSUM faculty members Mark Wallert, Biosciences, and Joseph Provost, Chemistry, also attended the meeting. All three students participated in the American Society of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology (ASBMB) Undergraduate Poster Competition along with presenting their [...]
Zhimin Guan, Art, opens a solo show at ecce Art Gallery in Fargo June, 13, from 6 to 9 p.m. The gallery describes Guan’s exhibit as “Historical and expressionistic, Zhimin’s newest collection of watercolor and mixed media pieces are bringing his work into a fresh platform that successfully syncs form and content.” The gallery is [...]
Geoscience students Stephen Kunz, Adam Marks, Jon Sands, and their advisor Dr. Karl W. Leonard presented the paper “Sequence Stratigraphy of the Tyler Formation (Lower Pennsylvanian/Morrowan) in the Williston Basin, North Dakota” at the annual North Central Section of GSA meeting in Kalamazoo, Michigan on May 3. Leonard and his students have been examining core [...]