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  • College of Science, Health and the Environment

College of Science, Health & the Environment

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  • College of Science, Health & the Environment

    Welcome to the College of Science, Health, and the Environment. The college consists of eight departments with outstanding faculty and excellent programs.

    The College of Science, Health, and the Environment provides a strong liberal studies foundation for all undergraduate programs that prepares students for fulfilling and productive careers in science, health and the environment.

    Courses are taught by highly educated faculty with advanced expertise in their fields who provide innovative theory and application throughout their course delivery. The College continues to encourage and support faculty in teaching, advising, scholarship and creative activity.

    Students and faculty within the College of Science, Health, and the Environment have access to state-of-the-art facilities and technology for creative investigation, advanced research projects and overall academic excellence.

    The College strongly supports scientific research projects, which involve faculty/student collaboration. The College is also proud to provide service and education outreach to the community and surrounding region.

    The College will continue to develop and support comprehensive majors and programs that are of the highest quality education.


  • Nawrot presents research at vision conference

    Lisa Nawrot, Psychology, recently attended the Vision Science Society conference in St. Pete’s Beach, Florida. Nawrot presented a poster titled “Oculomotor responses to radial optic flow in infancy”. This research was supported by a grant from the National Institutes of Health and included data from more than 125 infants tested here at the MSUM Child […]

    Psychology graduate receives prestigious Paterson award

    Katherine A. Johanson, a psychology and gerontology major, received the prestigious Donald G. Paterson Undergraduate Award in Psychology at the annual convention of the Minnesota Psychological Association. The award is given annually to an outstanding senior to recognize and encourage high achievement in psychology at the undergraduate level. It’s the second time in 32 years that […]

    MSUM archaeologist retires after 40 years in the trenches

    INFORUM, By Tu-Uyen Tran MOORHEAD—When Mike Michlovic arrived at Minnesota State University Moorhead to start a field anthropology program, he said he was told to not bother digging in the Red River Valley because there’s nothing here. Forty years and a dozen archaeological sites later, he and his students have discovered much about the life […]

    Paul Sando interviewed on BBC radio

    Dr. Paul Sando, Anthropology & Earth Science, was interviewed live on a BBC 5 radio news program to discuss the tragic derailment in Philadelphia and the general state of Amtrak and the U.S. rail system.

    Commencement to be broadcast live on WDAY’Z Extra

    Also streamed live online MSU Moorhead commencement ceremonies will be broadcast live for the first in the school’s history Friday, May 15 on WDAY’Z Extra. “Commencement is one of our most meaningful ceremonies so we thought we should share it with the greater community,” said Denise Gorsline, dean of the university college. “Not only will we […]

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