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  • “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 [...]

    Dragon Athletics to Host Leadercast Fargo-Moorhead

    www.leadercastfm.com Dragon Athletics is hosting this year’s Leadercast event in Nemzek Fieldhouse on May 9, 2014. The theme for this year is “building leaders worth following” and features a lineup of world-renowned leaders, speaking straight to your community, team or organization. There is a group discount of $89/person for registering together, so please contact Athletic [...]

    Interdisciplinary partnership brings music and poetry together

    Professor Terrie Manno, Music, and Kevin Zepper, MFA English, will present their collaborative music and poetry to students in Fox Theater on the Minnesota State University Minnesota campus on Friday, April 11 at 3 p.m. This is an interdisciplinary partnership Manno and Zepper began last year. Some of the work involves the William S. Burroughs [...]

    Itasca project aims to assure work relevance in curriculum across campus

    As part of an initiative by MnSCU, MSU Moorhead will be one of 20 two- and four-year schools in the state of Minnesota participating in an employer-led civic alliance called the Itasca Project, a plan aimed at meeting workforce needs. While participating in this project, MSUM will use two software programs, WANTED Analytics and EMSI, [...]

    Economic Society collecting used cell phones and accessories for clients of Rape and Abuse Crisis Center

    The Economic Society is partnering with the Soroptimist International of Moorhead to collect used cell phones and accessories (chargers, cases, etc.) for clients of the Rape and Abuse Crisis Center in Fargo-Moorhead. Any donated phones in working condition are reset to call 911 only. Phones which are not in working condition are welcomed as the [...]

    Art education major founds Art Club for homeless children; featured in Fargo Forum

    Springing from work done in Steve Grineski’s Ed. 310 class, art education major Marissa Van Vleet continued her social justice work by volunteering at Churches United for the Homeless on Saturday mornings running an art club for children. Van Vleet’s advisor Brad Bachmeier hopes to turn this into a sustainable program in the future. Read [...]

    Physics and Astronomy works with Moorhead High School to obtain NASA grant for robotics team

    Faculty from the Department of Physics and Astronomy assisted, as lead mentors for the MHS FIRST Robotics team, in applying for a sponsorship grant for the team from NASA. The team was notified yesterday that it was awarded a grant for this academic year. The grant, which is very competitive, provides sponsorship for one year [...]

    MSUM Hosted Boy Scouts for “Merit Badge University”

    Close to 200 Boy Scouts converged on the MSUM campus Saturday, Nov. 23 to work on merit badges. Named the “Merit Badge University” this is an event held annually at one of the three universities in the area to give scouts work on the badges that assist them in their trail toward the Eagle Rank. [...]

    Faculty and students co-create play for young children

    A free children’s theatre production takes the stage for two shows Saturday, Nov. 23, in Hansen Theatre in MSUM’s Roland Dille Center for the Arts. Swashbuckled –  A Pirate Adventure, was created and directed by Craig Ellingson, director of theatre arts at Minnesota State University Moorhead, and senior theatre students Matthew Englund and Ryan Soukup. [...]

    Biosciences students and faculty volunteered for 4luvofdog rescue fundraiser

    Eighteen Biosciences students and faculty volunteered for the 5th annual fundraiser for 4luvofdog rescue. Workers helped with set up for the annual silent auction from 8 a.m. to noon on Saturday, Nov. 2, and also with the evening auction. Volunteers included Shireen Alemadi, Ellen Brisch, Alyssa Breitbach, Sara Elgin, Eva Engseth, Janna Gibertson, Asako Handa [...]

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