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  • MSUM grad stars in new FX miniseries, “Fargo”

    Musgrave to appear at Fargo Theatre’s premiere party Tuesday By Meghan Feir Whether you enjoyed the exaggerated accents in the Coen Brothers’ 1996 movie “Fargo” or not, you can’t deny that the iconic film introduced Fargo to people around the globe. This Tuesday, April 15, the new 10-episode, TV spin-off of the same name will [...]

    New Essentia administrator, an MSUM graduate, arrives in middle of $60 million expansion project

    By: Patrick Springer, INFORUM www.inforum.com/event/article FARGO – Timothy Sayler left Fargo-Moorhead more than 30 years ago after graduating from Minnesota State University Moorhead. Now the Wishek, N.D., native has returned as the chief operating officer of Essentia Health’s West Region. It’s a homecoming from another standpoint, inasmuch that Sayler started his career with Altru Health [...]

    Tin Roof Theatre Company presents “The twilight of the Golds”

    If your parents knew everything about you before you born, would you still be here? This is the question posed in the play, “The twilight of the Golds” by Jonathan Tolins, the next production of the Tin Roof Theatre Company. The play is directed by Larry Schwartz, Library, and features the participation of three alumni [...]

    Graphic communications alum designs paint scheme for Daytona 500 racecar

    Dan Nisbet, 2007 graphic communications alum, designed the paint scheme for a car that will be driven in the Daytona 500 on Sunday. Nisbet designed the paint scheme and logo placement for Car #26, driven by Cole Whitt, pictured below. Since 2005, Nisbet has been working with CM2 Concepts, a firm that does design work [...]

    Beards back in Fargo-Moorhead

    Theatre Arts alums Matthew Pitner, Joe Rapp, Tyler Michaels and Lucas Vonasek, four of the members of Bearded Men Improv, are coming home to MSUM as part of a national tour. The comedy troupe got its start in Fargo-Moorhead when the four were students, and has been a staple on Friday nights for almost three [...]

    MSUM graduate Bob Bowlsby recognized at NCAA National Convention

    SAN DIEGO, Calif. — Former Minnesota State University Moorhead wrestling standout Bob Bowlsby was honored at the NCAA National Convention as part of the NCAA’s Division II 40th Anniversary on Thursday night. A total of 48 former student-athletes were honored by the NCAA throughout the 2013 season as part of the DII 40th Anniversary. Read [...]

    MSUM grad tapped to be chief operating officer at Essentia Health

    By: Patrick Springer, INFORUM www.inforum.com/event FARGO – Timothy P. Sayler will be the new chief operating officer at Essentia Health’s West Region, overseeing operations in North Dakota and northwestern Minnesota. Sayler, a graduate of Minnesota State University Moorhead, will start here March 17. He replaces Kevin Pitzer, who left last year. “Tim is an experienced [...]

    2011 illustration grad signs major book deal

    This article is from publishersweekly.com. By Sally Lodge It’s a true story that reads like fiction – and it’s one that should raise the spirits of any aspiring author. Elise Parsley, a 27-year-old piano teacher in Plymouth, Minn., leapt from being an unpublished, agentless author-illustrator to one with both an agent and a book contract [...]

    Physics and astronomy alum receives doctorate in astrophysics

    Heather Cegla, MSUM 2010 graduate in physics with an astronomy emphasis, received her doctorate in astrophysics from Queen’s University Belfast where she was on a full scholarship. While at MSUM, Cegla was a Goldwater Scholar and completed three summer research experiences for undergraduates funded by the National Science Foundation. https://star.pst.qub.ac.uk/wiki/users/hcegla/start

    Film Studies alum wins editing award for “Star Trek: Into Darkness”

    Film Studies alum Brent Rockswald recently took home a Hollywood Reporter Key Art Award for editing the theatrical trailer for the film “Star Trek: Into Darkness.” The Key Arts, managed by the Clio Awards team, is the entertainment field’s most recognized competition for advertising and communications. Rockswald, who graduated in 2006, works as an editor [...]

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