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  • Moorhead High art teacher to have work displayed at new Vikings stadium

    MSUM alumnus selected to have work displayed at Vikings stadium Grady Carlson, Moorhead High School art teacher, has been selected to have his artwork in the collection at U.S. Bank Stadium, the new home of the Minnesota Vikings. Carlson is one of 34 artists commissioned for the project from nearly 1,100 submissions. Most artists selected […]

    Plains Art Museum names new director

    Andy Maus, a two-time MSUM degree recipient (BA, Studio Arts; MA, Public and Health Services Administration), named new director of the Plains Art Museum. By John Lamb FARGO – After the Plains Art Museum posted the opening for a new director and CEO earlier this year, applications came in from across the country and beyond. […]

    Fargo pottery maker creates custom fixtures meant for daily use

    MSUM alumnus makes a splash with his functional pottery James Wolberg’s art takes a while to sink in. Some of the 38-year-old Fargo resident’s “functional pottery” is designed to handle beard stubble, soap and toothpaste — that comes with the territory when making bathroom sinks that look good but still work like a normal fixture. […]

    Jim Shaw: I’m honored to have known Marv Bossart

    It was a pleasure to attend the ceremony at Minnesota State University Moorhead honoring the late Marv Bossart. MSUM and the Marcil Center for Innovative Journalism named its television studio after the legendary WDAY-TV news anchor, who also taught for 40 years at the school. Like so many of those in attendance, I have a […]

    Disney and Dunnigan

    How one MSUM grad’s dreams came true By Meghan Feir It’s not uncommon for people to have dream jobs. What is rare is to have the wishes your heart makes come to fruition. MSUM alumna Brittany Dunnigan (mass communications) ’15, realized it would take faith, trust and a whole lot of hard work to make […]

    The 2015 Distinguished Alumni Celebration is tonight

    You are invited. Show your Dragon Pride and register to attend the 45th annual Distinguished Alumni Celebration, Thursday, October 15th, 2015. Faculty and staff play important roles in the success of MSUM graduates. Please join us in celebrating and recognizing the talents and service of the following MSUM 2015 Distinguished Alumni:     Distinguished Alumni: David […]

    MSUM to name TV studio after longtime professor, former WDAY anchor

    By Josh Francis MOORHEAD — The legacy of longtime WDAY-TV news anchor Marv Bossart, who died in 2013, will live on at the campus he taught at for more than 40 years. Minnesota State University Moorhead, where Bossart taught as a professor, is dedicating its completed television studio in Bossart’s name at 1:30 p.m. today […]

    ‘Scotty’ set to reach milestone, not missing Dragons football game since 1967

    By Eric Peterson MOORHEAD—Larry Scott still remembers details from that fall day even though it was nearly 50 years ago. The Minnesota State Moorhead football team was playing at Bemidji State, the fourth game of the 1967 season. “It ended in a tie, and the bus broke down on the way back,” the 70-year-old Scott […]

    Alumna Carol Meissner honored with Certificate of Recognition from MDH

    Community Health Awards honor Minnesota health professionals for leadership, impact, service The Minnesota Department of Health today honored seven individuals and two groups for outstanding contributions to Minnesota’s public health system. The Community Health Awards were presented at the department’s annual Community Health Conference in Brainerd. The Community Health Awards are given each year to […]


    When the streak began, Lyndon Johnson was president. Postage stamps cost $.05. The top grossing movie in the United States was The Graduate. And it was the year of the first Super Bowl. Larry Scott worked his first Minnesota State University Moorhead football game in 1967. He hasn’t missed a game since. On Saturday at […]

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