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  • ‘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 […]

    Tracy Wright receives award

    Tracy Wright received the MEDSURG Nursing Journal 2015 Continuous Quality Improvement Writer’s Award. Congratulations Tracy! Continuous Quality Improvement Writer’s Award Therese M. Jacobson, DNP, APRN, CNS, CWOCN; and Tracy Wright, PhD, RN-BC, CNE, for “Improving Quality by Taking Aim at Incontinence-Associated Dermatitis in Hospitalized Adults,” May/June 2015 issue. Jacobson is Clinical Nurse Specialist, Mayo Clinic, […]

    Dr. Theresa Hest and Dr. Rebecca Gardner facilitated workshop

    Dr. Theresa Hest and Dr. Rebecca Gardner facilitated a workshop on “College as a Welcoming Place: Freshmen Success and a Sense of Home” on October 5, 2015 at the National Conference for Academic Advisors (NACADA). The presention was based on research they collected from 125 of MSUM’s first semester freshmen regarding homesickness. Also at the […]

    Adam Goyt organized session at Sectional Meeting of the American Mathematical Society

    Adam Goyt, Mathematics, organized a Special Session on Enumerative Combinatorics and Graph Theoretic Applications at the Sectional Meeting of the American Mathematical Society at Loyola University in Chicago this past weekend.


    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 […]

    Sheila K. Marquardt and Kelsy Jenkins facilitated interactive workshop

    Sheila K. Marquardt, School of Teaching and Learning, along with a local teacher, Kelsy Jenkins, facilitated an interactive workshop entitled, “Creating With: New Possibilities in the Future of Pre-Service Teacher Field Experiences” at the National Association of Multicultural Education.  They also conducted a symposium session entitled, “The Individual Within Community: A Teacher Ed/Alternative Student Collaboration” about the partnership projects between […]

    Meghan Duda, Assistant Professor of Photography in the School of Media Arts & Design, makes directorial debut in Århus, Denmark

    Last spring semester Meghan Duda’s husband and creative partner Regin Schwaen [Associate Professor of Architecture at NDSU] was invited to participate in a 50 year anniversary celebration at his alma mater, Aarhus School of Architecture. The event, titled JUBILÆUMSUDSTILLING, features 50 films by 50 architects, including alumni and other influential architects in the school’s history. […]

    Gates presented at National Black Families conference

    Claudia Gates, School of Teaching and Learning, shared the content of a presentation titled “Familiar Unfamiliar: Teaching Students of Color to Use Familiar Organizers to Navigate Unfamiliar Information” at the 2015 National Black Families, Black Relationships, and Black Sexuality Conference in Philadelphia. Gates discussed how The Critical Race Theory influences the educational process and inequalities […]

    Tack presented his research on creating community at Minnesota conference

    David Tack, School of Teaching and Learning, was the keynote speaker and led two breakout sessions last Friday at the Southwest Minnesota Association of Alternative Programs conference. The sessions focused on Tack’s research on creating community within learning environments, and was attended by over 60 teachers and administrators.

    Author Hoffbeck to talk about his book, “The Haymakers,” at upcoming events

    Steve Hoffbeck, History Department, author of the book “The Haymakers: A Chronicle of Five Farm Families,” will talk about the stories behind his book at the Frazee Library LINK Site Tuesday, Oct. 6 from 6:30-7:30 p.m. Hoffbeck will also be at Lake Agassiz Regional Library’s (LARL) Mahnomen LINK Site, Tuesday, Oct. 6 from 2:00 to […]

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