News & Notes

    • SoMAD Hosts LA Film Alumni Event
      On May 27, the School of Media Arts & Design hosted a meet and greet event in Los Angeles between 25 of its Film & Animation alumni and award-winning Horror writer/director Mike Flanagan (Oculus, HUSH, Absentia, Ouija II, Before I Wake, Gerald’s Game). The four hour event included a Q&A session led by Film professor […]
    • Drs. Stone, Erickson have case published in Issues in Accounting Education
      Dr. Mary Stone and Dr. Sheri Erickson, Paseka School of Business, have a case published in Issues in Accounting Education, Vol. 32(3), a publication of the American Accounting Association with a 12% acceptance rate. The case, “Hometown Community Church: Opportunities and Challenges of Continued Growth” includes teaching notes to help users highlight how managerial accounting […]
    • MSUM invited to apply as Minnesota Remembers Vietnam Host Community
      After submitting a letter of interest, Minnesota State University Moorhead received notification it has been invited to apply to become a Minnesota Remembers Vietnam Host Community. “We are honored that our letter of interest was selected and that we are now able to submit a full proposal,” said Shireen Alemadi, assistant director for Community Outreach […]
    • Dr. Kim has maintained the position as the member of advisory committee of PSM program, awarded the appreciation plaque from KMAC
      Dr. Wooyang Kim, Assistant Professor of Marketing, has maintained the appointment as a member of advisory committee of PSM program in KMAC, collaboratively working with Korean government – Ministry of Science, ICT and Future Planning (until Dec. 2018).  Also, he received the plaque of appreciation from KMAC for honoring the significant contribution of the successful transition […]
    • Arnar presents paper at conference in Switzerland
      Anna Sigrídur Arnar, School of Art, delivered a paper at a conference sponsored by the International Association of Word and Image Studies (IAWIS) held in Lausanne, Switzerland in July 2017. Arnar’s paper was based on research she conducted over the course of her sabbatical year for a book prospectus submitted to a University Press. Titled […]
    • Manno participates in Alexander Technique Summer Intensive Course
      Terrie Manno (SPA) participated in the 2017 Alexander Technique Summer Intensive Course in Boulder, CO this past July. Sessions were taught by master teachers James Brody, Amy Likar, and Ed Bilanchone.
    • Art faculty, alumni and students help create North America’s largest brick sculpture to celebrate community diversity 
      For two years, MSUM Art Professor Brad Bachmeier has been leading a project to install several large-scale brick sculptures at a new skate and bike park in the Golden Ridge community at Madison Park in North Fargo. The community is one of the most diverse and economically challenged in the FM metro area. The project involved collaboration […]
    • Dragons in the news
      Take a look at the news stories featuring MSUM in the past week. Stories are presented in chronological order. West Fargo’s Thorson plays in Brazil all-star game, West Fargo Pioneer: “Everything felt different for Cassidy Thorson playing international basketball. The 3-point lines were so far out she stepped out of bounds in the corner, the […]
    • Drew Sannes, Dr. Wooyang Kim’s paper accepted in conference
      Drew Sannes (MBA student) and Dr. Wooyang Kim’s (assistant professor of marketing) co-authored paper has been accepted in the Atlantic Marketing Association 42nd Annual Conference 2017. The paper, entitled “Sports Team’s Well-being: An Integrative Perspective of the Role of Conflict and Emotional Intelligence on Trust and Happiness,” aims to develop a conceptual model to understand […]
    • Arnar publishes article in special issue of OnCurating
      Anna S. Arnar, School of Art, published an article called “Books at documenta: Medium, Art Object, Cultural Symbol,” in a special issue of OnCurating. The issue was released at the opening of the international exhibition documenta in Kassel, Germany. The article is based on work Arnar did during her sabbatical and is part of her […]
    • Alumna to enter Handmaids of the Heart of Jesus as postulant
      Melissa Haas ’15 (communication studies) is entering the Handmaids of the Heart of Jesus as a postulant on Aug. 27. Haas is the third MSUM student to enter a religious vocation under the direction of St. Joseph’s Catholic Church in Moorhead, which offers room and board to students attending area higher education institutions. To read […]
    • Athletic Training students place fourth in 2017 NATA Quiz Bowl Competition
      On June 29, 2017, the MSUM Athletic Training student quiz bowl team placed fourth among a field of ten United States teams in the 2017 National Athletic Trainer’s Association (NATA) Student Quiz Bowl competition in Houston, Texas. To qualify for the national quiz bowl competition, the team first won the Minnesota Athletic Trainer’s Association (MATA) […]
    • Four MSUM students present at national planetarium conference
      July 18-20 four MSUM Physics and Astronomy students attended and presented at the Live Interactive Planetarium Symposium at Ball State University in Muncie, IN.  Melissa Foley, Boston Heaford, Jane Glanzer and Elizabeth Dougherty, along with Planetarium Director Sara Schultz,  presented their work on developing science content and programming for the planetarium. The conference was focused […]
    • Dragons in the news
      Take a look at the news stories featuring MSUM in recent weeks. Stories are presented in chronological order. Sweet staches becoming trademark for local UFC fighter Johnson, InForum: “Tim Johnson has gained some fame for his facial hair. Johnson grows his facial hair out during each training camp, and then fine tunes his look right […]
    • MSUM student research project explores possible role for henna in cancer treatment
      BIRMINGHAM, Ala. — A collaborative research project between Minnesota State University Moorhead sophomore Mark Lueders and Samford University professor emeritus Mike Howell adds to compelling evidence that a chemical produced by the henna plant might be useful in treating cancer and offers insight into appropriate dosage. Lueders is one of twelve students from undergraduate institutions […]
    • GO! TEAM doubles their gold, winning four NACMA ‘Best of’ Awards
      The National Association of Collegiate Marketing Administrators (NACMA) has honored the MSUM Dragon Athletics GO! TEAM with four ‘Best of Awards’ for 2016-17.   Initiated in 2003, the NACMA Best of Awards program honors outstanding achievement in marketing and promotions. Awards are presented in 14 categories, with each category divided into three groups based upon […]
    • Financial Management Association wins three prestigious awards
      Qualifies as nationwide superior chapter
    • GO! TEAM wins four NACMA ‘Best of’ Awards
    • MSUM English Language Tutor Program mentioned in U.S. News & World Report article
      Minnesota State University Moorhead was mentioned in the U.S. News & World Report article, “U.S. College Tutoring Centers Help International Students,” published July 11. MSUM’s English Language Tutor Program is referenced as a support service for international students to look for in a college or university. “Some universities offer conversation partners who assist with English […]
    • Nawrot attends CUR annual business meeting
      Lisa Nawrot (Psychology) attended the Council on Undergraduate Research (CUR) annual business meeting in Flagstaff, AZ, June 29-July 2. Nawrot serves as a Councilor in the Psychology Division. CUR divisions include arts and humanities, biology, chemistry, education, engineering, geosciences, health sciences, mathematics and computer science, physics and astronomy, psychology, social sciences, an at-large division that […]