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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.


  • Former Associate Professor, Dean Dies at 100

    William Borgen Treumann, known as “Bill,” died Aug. 2, 2016. He was 100 years old. At John Neumaier’s urging, Bill joined the (Moorhead State College) faculty as an associate professor of chemistry in 1960. He was Dean of Mathematics and Natural Sciences when he retired in 1981. Please keep Bill’s family and friends in your […]

    Potter Attends Public Policy Institute in Washington, D.C.

    Peg Potter, Psychology, recently attended a Public Policy Institute co-sponsored by The George Washington University and the National Association of School Psychologists in Washington, D.C.  The five-day Institute’s theme was “Education as a Civil Right for All.” Along with hearing from educational policy experts, the group spent a day on Capitol Hill where Potter had meetings […]

    First Strong Summer Scholars Hard at Work on Research Projects

    The Strong Endowment, established by the late Judy Strong, former Associate Vice President, Dean, and Chemistry Department chair and professor, is supporting nine research projects, involving over 20 Minnesota State University Moorhead students in three departments this summer.  A brief summary of the projects, which range from the study in microscopic bacteria to distant stars, […]

    School Psychology Faculty, Graduate Students Present at MTSS Conference

    School psychology faculty and graduate students presented at a statewide MTSS conference. Dr. Lisa Stewart, school psychology faculty, and Alannah Dosh, school psychology graduate student, presented a session on “Increasing Knowledge of Evidence Based Practice in your Schools,” and Alyssa McDonough, school psychology graduate student, presented a session on “Mindfulness Practices Across Tiers” at the […]

    View ‘Transit of Mercury’ Today in Front to Hagen Hall

    On Monday between 6:12 a.m. and 1:42 p.m., Mercury will pass between us and the Sun for the first time in almost 10 years in what astronomers call a “transit of Mercury.” Assuming clear skies, the MSUM Department of Physics and Astronomy will have solar telescopes out in front of Hagen Hall from about 9 […]

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