College of Science, Health & the Environment
The College of Science, Health, and the Environment provides a strong liberal studies foundation for all undergraduate programs that prepare students for fulfilling and productive careers in science, health and the environment. The College includes seven academic departments with award-winning faculty, state-of-the-art technology and resources, and outstanding programs that provide a solid foundation for advanced study or job-ready careers.
In addition to accreditation by the Higher Learning Commission the College of Science, Health & the Environment holds specialized accreditation like National Association of School Psychologists, the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education , and the Minnesota and North Dakota Board of Examiner for Nursing Home Administrators among many others.
The College of Science, Health & the Environment seeks student advisory board membership each semester to provide a student perspective and voice to the dean of the college. Student input and feedback is essential to represent and advocate for students’ interests and concerns.
Community engagement and teaching opportunities are abundant through programs such as the Regional Science Center and Planetarium or student organizations that participate in outreach activities to promote the sciences.
Calling All Artists: Red Weather Now Accepting Writing and ArtSubmissions are now open for Red Weather’s 40th print issue. Submit your original work: prose, poetry, visual art. Now accepting videos, sounds, games, music, and more! Open to all MSUM students, faculty staff, and alumni between November 1st and December 16th Submission link: https://redweather.submittable.com/submit
Alex Ruff and Steve Lindaas attend MN Conference on Science EducationAlex Ruff, Physics Education major, and Steve Lindaas, Physics and Astronomy, attended the MN Conference on Science Education and presented a session titled “Sound and Resonant Motion” where they broke a plate of glass using sound. They were also co-presenters for the GO4ST8 Physics workshop that focused on sound and demonstration ideas. Alex was part of the large group of […]
Physics Teacher MentoringMSUM is a satellite host for GO4ST8 Physics, a physics teacher mentoring organization in Minnesota. Steve Lindaas, Physics and Astronomy, has been facilitating virtual connectivity between participants since Spring of 2020. There are now four in-person sites around the state that are virtually connected. Last Saturday the GO4ST8 Physics workshop was on PV=nRT, the ideal gas law. Steve was a […]
2nd Annual Thanks-for-Giving Stock the Dragon Pantry Donation DriveThe Psychology Club and Psi Chi are sponsoring the 2nd Annual Thanks-for-Giving Stock the Dragon Pantry Donation Drive Monday, November 14 – Friday, November 18. Please consider donating non-perishable food items (canned fruits, canned vegetable, soups, condiments, boxed meals, cereals, baking mixes, baby food, etc.) and personal hygiene items (shampoo, conditioner, lotions, toothpaste/brushes/floss, toilet paper, dish or laundry detergent, etc.). […]
Physics and Astronomy students present research at national meetingDepartment of Physics and Astronomy students Mara DeRung, Tanner Weyer, and Emily Watson presented an electronic poster at the 111th Annual Meeting of the American Association of Variable Star Observers. They presented the work they did this past summer automating MSUM’s Paul P. Feder Observatory and observing exoplanets and variable stars. The students are shown below with AAVSO Executive Director […]