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  • Walla Honored as Dille Outstanding Faculty Lecturer Award Winner

    Thursday, Oct. 27 | 4 p.m. | Langseth 118  MSUM’s campus community will honor Chris Walla, School of Visual Arts, as the recipient of this year’s Dille Outstanding Faculty Lecturer Award on Thursday, Oct. 27 at 4 p.m. in Langseth Hall 118. At that time, Walla will present his lecture “I Am Here to Make […]

    Holtan Wins National Awards from National Federation of Presswomen

    Merrie Sue Holtan, communication and journalism, won two national writing awards from the National Federation of Presswomen. She placed first in sports writing and received honorable mention in home writing. The awards were presented at the national conference in Wichita, Kan.

    Dr. Carney Presents on Social Work Practice Ethics at the Minnesota Social Service Association Fall Conference

    Dr. Jeremy Carney, from the MSUM School of Social Work, presented an ethics training on September 15, 2016 for the Minnesota Social Service Association as part of their Northwest conference. The presentation focuses on ethical relationships for helping professionals with a special emphasis on the challenges of social media use.

    Anthony Ocaña Publishes eBook

    Dr. Anthony Ocaña, assistant professor of communication studies in the School of Communication and Journalism, has had his eBook “Clashing Wor(l)ds: From International to Intrapersonal Conflict” published by Inter-Disciplinary Press. The edited book is a multidisciplinary collection of research presented in Lisbon, Portugal, at the 4th Global Conference on Communication and Conflict in 2015. Included […]

    Zhimin Guan’s Paintings Featured at Ecce Gallery

    Zhimin Guan’s (School of Visual Arts) paintings and watercolors are currently being featured at Ecce Gallery in downtown Fargo. The opening reception for the gallery is Thursday, Sept. 8 from 6-8 p.m. The gallery runs through Oct. 4. See Guan’s artist page on Ecce Gallery’s website. Guan’s works are also being featured in Vision and Perspective: […]

    Plankers Interviewed by Huffington Post

    MariBeth Plankers, clinical supervisor in the Speech Language Hearing Sciences Department, was interviewed by the Huffington Post in regards to her use of the application “make-believe comix” in the on-campus Speech Language and Hearing Clinic. View the article on huffingtonpost.com.

    Plankers to Present with Telehealth Sept. 19

    MariBeth Plankers, M.S., CCC-SLP, a clinical supervisor in the Speech Language Hearing Sciences department, will be presenting with the Telehealth organization in North Dakota on Sept. 19 at 3 p.m.  Telepractice is the application of telecommunications technology used to deliver speech language professional services at a distance by linking the clinician to student/client for assessment, […]

    Geib, Swenson Co-Author Paper to be Presented at Conference

    Peter Geib and Jim Swenson, Paseka School of Business, have co-authored a paper that will be presented at the annual conference of the National Business and Economic Society. The title of the paper is “China: The Theory of Punctuated Equilibrium and Innovation-Led Growth.”

    Summers Honored by USTA

    Oliver Summers, MSUM’s head women’s tennis coach, was honored Sunday at the U.S. Open as the United States Tennis Association’s (USTA) National Junior Team Tennis Organizer of the Year.  Help us in congratulating Summers for this outstanding accomplishment! You can watch the full story from KVRR online.  

    Dr. Paul Invited to Speak at ND Behavior Health Conference

    Dr. David Paul, the Program Coordinator and Assistant Professor and in the Counseling and Student Affairs program in the Graduate School of Education and Human Services, was recently invited to present at the North Dakota Behavior Health Conference on Sept. 6, 2016.  His presentation was titled “Discrimination, gender bias and sexually inappropriate language in professional […]

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