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  • Math major scores in top 45 percent in Putnam Competition

    Math major Josiah Reiswig scored in the top 45 percent of the students in the nation in the Putnam Competition. The Putnam Competition consists of two three-hour blocks. In each block, students are given six extremely difficult problems to solve. The competition is the largest, most competitive mathematics competition in North America and attracts participants [...]

    Congratulations to the Dragon Leadership Program Graduates

    Minnesota State University Moorhead proudly graduated the second class of the Dragon Leadership Program on Wednesday, April 16. With over 75 participants, the program is designed to provide Dragon students the opportunity to develop leadership skills. Focused around deliberate and meaningful collaborations among campus departments, the DLP provides a formal structure for students to actively engage [...]

    Bring your cans to campus

    Celebrate Earth Week and help raise money for the Student Recycling Service by bringing in your aluminum cans from home. The Student Recycling Service will be collecting cans from April 22-25. For collection bags and drop off information, please visit the OCS table in Flora Frick Hall Wednesday, April 16-Friday, April 18 from 11 a.m. [...]

    MSUM percussionists perform with 2014 Pulitzer Prize winning composer, John Luther Adams

    This past weekend, 11 percussionists from the MSUM Percussion Studio traveled with Dr. Kenyon Williams to Duluth, Minn., to perform “Inuksuit,” an epic outdoor work composed by Alaskan composer John Luther Adams. While in Duluth, they attended a concert featuring works by Adams as well as a world-premier composition written for the occasion. After the [...]

    Math students present research at St. John’s and St. Benedict’s

    Students Josiah Reiswig and Samuel Erickson presented their research on Aphid Sequences at the Pi Mu Epsilon Math Honor Society Conference at St. John’s and St. Benedict’s. Erickson’s and Reiswig’s research involves using the somewhat unusual reproduction behavior of aphids to determine Fibonacci like sequences and their growth rates. The conference was also attended by [...]

    “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 [...]

    Students present research at Red River Psychology Conference

    Psychology students presented research at the 28th Annual Red River Psychology Conference, hosted by Concordia College. The following presentations were made: Madhuri Tiwari and Katie Johnson (with Dr. C. Malone) “Competing Sound and Spelling Information Produce Memory Blocks in Word Fragment Completion” Samantha Kallberg (with Dr. R. Bergstrom)”Appearance-related Social Norms: How the Thin-Ideal Impacts Opposite [...]

    Personality and genetics

    Students research the effects of cortisol By Meghan Feir Hermella Alemneh and Mikaela Hanson are using zebra fish in a research project that could have a direct correlation in the way we understand how hormones play a vital role in human personality outcomes. Alemneh and Hanson’s presentation title, “Does A Stressed Mothers’ Hormones Contribute to [...]

    MSUM Percussion Ensemble to perform in Duluth

    The MSUM Percussion Ensemble, directed by Dr. Kenyon Williams, will travel this weekend to Duluth, Minn., to perform John Luther Adams’ epic outdoor work “Inuksuit” at the Congdon Estate along the shores of Lake Superior on Saturday at noon. There, they will be joined by over 60 percussionists from across greater Minnesota as they present [...]

    The medical turning points of the Civil War

    Jacob Clauson to present at Student Academic Conference By Meghan Feir The Civil War was a turning point in various ways, and, as senior Jacob Clauson will explain in his presentation for the Student Academic Conference on April 15, it was also a time of greater exploration with medical practices. Before doctors were concerned about [...]

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