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  • Tammaro Publishes New Poetry Collection Titled ’23 Poems’

    MSUM English professor and published poet Thom Tammaro recently came out with a new poetry collection, published by Red Dragonfly Press. “23 Poems,” currently available at Zandbroz Variety and on Amazon, is a compilation 40-some years in the making. For more on Tammaro’s latest poetry collection, read HPR’s Särah Nour’s full article, “Read it forward, read […]

    Potter Attends Public Policy Institute in Washington, D.C.

    Peg Potter, Psychology, recently attended a Public Policy Institute co-sponsored by The George Washington University and the National Association of School Psychologists in Washington, D.C.  The five-day Institute’s theme was “Education as a Civil Right for All.” Along with hearing from educational policy experts, the group spent a day on Capitol Hill where Potter had meetings […]

    Drs. Severson, Suárez-Sousa Attend CAEP Site Visitor Training

    Drs. Sue Severson and Ximena Suárez-Sousa, School of Teaching and Learning, attended the Council for Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP)’s Site Visitor Training in Hunstville, Ala., July 23-26, 2016. This event is part of intensive training CAEP initiated this summer and that includes a series of webinars, in-person sessions, as well as examinations. As CAEP […]

    Harms Presents at 2016 Noyce Summit

    Tim Harms, Professor of Mathematics Education, presented a poster at the 2016 Noyce Summit held in Washington, D.C., July 20-22.  The progress of the National Science Foundation (NSF) five-year grant MSUM received in December 2015 was presented. Recruitment and retention of future math and science teachers was the focus of the summit. Read more on […]

    Lindaas Attends AAPT Summer Conference

    Steve Lindaas, Physics and Astronomy, attended the American Association of Physics Teachers (AAPT) summer conference last week. He presented a workshop, “Demo Kit in a Box: Mechanics,” gave an invited talk, “Deepening Understanding by Implementing (Simple) Systems Modeling,” contributed a talk, “Adding Arduinos to a traditional Analog Electronics course,” to the “Ardiuno, Teensy, FPGA’s et […]

    Look Out Point Screened in Rome

    Look Out Point, an experimental film by Kyja K-Nelson (School of Media Arts & Design), recently screened as part of two curated programs in Rome, Italy. K-Nelson’s film is currently screening at the Experimental Art, Architecture and Design Festival at the BAU International Academy of Rome. In addition, K-Nelson’s film was part of an exhibition […]

    Nawrot Attends Council on Undergraduate Research Business Meeting

    Lisa Nawrot (Psychology) recently attended the Council on Undergraduate Research (CUR) business meeting in Tampa, Fla. Nawrot was elected to serve as a Councilor in the Psychology Division.  CUR is a national organization of individual and institutional members representing over 900 colleges and universities. CUR and its affiliated colleges, universities, and individuals share a focus on […]

    Tri-College NEW Leadership Development Institute Awarded $5,000 Grant

    The Tri-College NEW (National Education for Women’s) Leadership Development Institute, coordinated by Dr. Deborah White, Sociology, was recently awarded a $5,000 grant from the Fargo-Moorhead Area Foundation Women’s Fund. The grant will be used to help fund the 2017 Institute.  The Tri-College NEW Leadership Development Institute provides leadership training, inspiration, and support for women who […]

    School Psychology Faculty, Graduate Students Present at MTSS Conference

    School psychology faculty and graduate students presented at a statewide MTSS conference. Dr. Lisa Stewart, school psychology faculty, and Alannah Dosh, school psychology graduate student, presented a session on “Increasing Knowledge of Evidence Based Practice in your Schools,” and Alyssa McDonough, school psychology graduate student, presented a session on “Mindfulness Practices Across Tiers” at the […]

    Alumni Win National Edward R. Murrow Awards

    MSUM alumni Shari Gross ’95 (English and mass communications) and Kevin Wallevand ’84 (mass communications) — current adjunct faculty member — were honored with national 2016 Edward R. Murrow Awards for their work in electronic journalism. The awards are given by the Radio Television Digital News Association (RTDNA).  Gross and the Star Tribune video team were […]

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