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  • Riewer Signs With Oettinger Rockets of Gotha Germany Pro A Division

    Former MSUM men’s basketball standout Jordan Riewer has signed a contract to play for the Oettinger Rockets in the Gotha Germany Pro A Division. Riewer will leave for Germany on Aug. 8 and begin training camp on Aug. 10. The team will play several preseason games before beginning the regular season on Sept. 28. The […]

    MSUM alumnus, Troy White, presenting at “How to Survive: A Conversation” this weekend

    Troy White, an MSUM mass communications graduate of 1996, is a featured presenter for this weekend’s “How to Survive: A Conversation” event surrounding the release of the book “Authentic Voices: How We Survive” and 10-minute film screening by the same name. White will be speaking Friday night. The event begins at 6:30 p.m. in Richard […]

    Minnesota State University Moorhead runs away with Fargo Marathon College Challenge

     The MSUM Dragons scorched the competition as they become the winner of the 2015 Fargo Marathon College Challenge.  The challenge was part of this year’s tri-college theme where runners made their way through each campus in the F-M area. MSUM had more students, staff and faculty running in the marathon than any other university. Steve […]

    New Nepali restaurant owned by MSUM alumni in Moorhead opens to rave reviews

    By Angie Wieck MOORHEAD – Everest Tikka House has already garnered 49 reviews and an overall rating of 4.9 out of 5 stars on its Facebook page since opening less than a month ago. Comments about the restaurant serving Nepali and Indian cuisine include praise for both the food and service. Moorhead Mayor Del Rae […]

    Alumnus Goes on NASA Mission

    Craig Kutz is enrolled in the MD/PhD program at the Medical University of South Carolina MEDICAL UNIVERSITY OF SOUTH CAROLINA’S NEWS CENTER | MAY 26, 2015 Ever since he was a kid growing up in a farming family on the outskirts of Sheboygan, Wisconsin, Craig Kutz dreamed of being an astronaut. “I’m kind of obsessed […]

    BostAnne: Leading for the Long Run

    MSUM film production alumnus Caleb Stumpfl accompanied President Anne Blackhurst to document her journey to the Boston Marathon this past spring.

    “The High Divide,” by Lin Enger, listed as summer reading pick in Entertainment Weekly

    MSUM English professor Lin Enger’s book, “The High Divide,” came out in paperback this month and is listed as Entertainment Weekly’s (May 29/June 5, 2015), “Your Summer Must List” for “The Pick of the Paperbacks.”  

    University of Connecticut Board of Trustees Names Two CLAS Faculty as Distinguished Professors

    MSUM alumnus Blair T. Johnson named UConn distinguished professor On March 25, the UConn Board of Trustees confirmed two faculty members in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences as UConn distinguished professors: Professor of Philosophy Jc Beall and Professor of Psychology Blair T. Johnson. The designation is the University’s highest academic honor, and is […]

    Math titan earns accolades for teaching, caring at Tech

    MSC alumnus, Robert Boatz, makes a difference in St. Cloud school district  Glimpse at Robert Boatz during a Technical High School sports timeout, and you might see the math teacher reading a book in the stands. It’s an example of “Mick,” as students and colleagues call him, sending a positive message to kids, according to […]

    Dr. Elizabeth Kirchoff, English, and four MSUM alumni presented at the Minnesota Council of Teachers of English annual conference

    Dr. Elizabeth Kirchoff, English, and four MSUM alumni (now Language Arts teachers), Andrew Tichy, Moorhead High School; Abby Swegarden, Lake Park Audubon High School; Ashlee Bernhardt Cournia, Shanley High School; and Katie Hansen, Waubun High School, presented at the Minnesota Council of Teachers of English annual conference, held April 30-May 1 in St. Cloud, MN. […]

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