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  • Alumnae Talks How the F? at 1 Million Cups

    Wednesday, May 18 | 9:15 – 10:15 a.m. | The Stage at Island Park Alumna Hannah Savoy will take the stage at 1 Million Cups on Wednesday. How the F? is the first place winning team from North Dakota Women’s Startup Weekend, led by Savoy. She will take the stage to talk about what How […]

    Sinner Founding Member of Cone Pack

    Professor Kelli Sinner is a founding member of Cone Pack, a new FM area artist collective. Cone Pack’s inaugural event, “Mug Market” will take place on Saturday, May 14 in partnership with 20 Below Coffee Co. in Fargo. Enjoy Saturday in downtown Fargo with the highest quality coffee and a handcrafted ceramic mug. Each purchase […]

    ‘Undergraduate Economic Review’ Selects Veillette’s Health Care Economics Research for Publication

    Marie Veillette, December 2015 MSUM graduate, received notification that a paper she wrote as an undergraduate will be published in an upcoming issue of the “Undergraduate Economic Review.”  “The value of life: Explaining high spending on end-of-life care,” was developed as part of an Issues in Health Care Economics course taught by Dr. T. J. […]

    Horizon Teacher of the Year Considers Herself a Facilitator of Education

    Molly Engstrom believes education is a lifelong adventure. “I believe everyone we encounter and all our experiences are a part of our education,” Engstrom said. “I believe everyone can learn.” Engstrom, who has taught special education at Horizon Middle School for 13 years, has been named the 2016 Horizon Teacher of the Year.  “I also […]

    Lifelong Journey

    MSUM Couple Continues Education at Stanford University By Danielle Rebel It took traveling nearly 7,700 miles from Ethiopia to Minnesota for Iwnetim (Tim) Abate, 2015 (Physics), and Loza Tadesse, 2016 (Chemistry), to meet. Abate and Tadesse met in 2013 at MSUM, both international students from Ethiopia. The pair connected through their mutual culture and love […]

    Congratulations to YWCA Women of the Year Winners, Nominees

    Congratulations to all of the MSUM alumnae, faculty and staff nominated as YWCA Cass Clay Women of the Year! Alumna Tonya Stende, Dale Carnegie North Dakota President, was named YWCA Woman of the Year for Community and Volunteer Service, and alumna Michelle Weber, Principal at Liberty Middle School, was named YWCA Woman of the Year […]

    Economic Professors, Alumni’s Paper Accepted for Journal

    Oscar Flores, Tonya Jo Hansen, and Economics alumni Rachel Hettich (’03) and Derek Hagen (’05) had the paper “Long-term Benefits of Undergraduate Research in Economics: A Dialogue” accepted for publication by the peer-reviewed journal Perspectives in Undergraduate Research and Mentoring. The paper describes the origin of undergraduate research in Economics at MSU Moorhead and the […]

    MSUM professor and grad host community event for children and families impacted by Autism Spectrum Disorders

    Dr. Camille Brandt, School of Teaching and Learning, along with MSUM recent graduate Michaela Kolness, Netha Cloeter, Director of Education and Social Engagement, and Catie Miller, Manager of Educational Programming, will be co-leading an inclusive community event at the Plains Art Museum for students with multiple impairments on Tuesday, April 19. This event is a continuation […]

    MSUM Art Education Alumni Jescia Hopper wins prestigious national award

    Jescia Hopper, a middle school art teacher at DGF schools recently finished her Master’s degree and Thesis from Maryland Institute College of Art. This year the United States Society for Education through Art (USSEA) initiated a new national “Outstanding Master’s Thesis Award.” This award recognizes exceptional master’s work that promotes “pluralistic perspectives, deepens human and cultural understanding, and/or builds […]

    Kelli Sinner has artwork featured in exhibit at the Plains Art Museum

    Professor Kelli Sinner has new artwork featured in the exhibition Yearning for the Thaw, at the Plains Art Museum, in the Creativity Gallery, March 29-May 28, 2016. The reception is Thursday, March 29, 5-7pm, and is open to the public. Inspired by the longing for warmth and color that accompanies the extreme winter season of […]

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