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  • 2018 Red River Psychology Conference
    April 13, 2018
    Minnesota State University Moorhead

    This year's keynote speaker is a special one for us at MSUM- Dr. Mark Jesinoski is a 2002 graduate of MSUM's Psychology program who earned a Ph.D in Clinical Psychology from Utah State and is also an accomplished artist. Dr. Jesinoski has shown his work extensively in the Southern California region as well as galleries in Laguna Beach, Aspen, CO and Scottsdale, AZ. He has worked to facilitate arts programming in the community and especially with Veterans groups. Dr. Jesinoski helped found The Rebirth Initiative in 2014 and the Veterans Art Project ( to directly facilitate arts programming for veterans.

    SPECIAL WORKSHOPS: Again this year we plan to offer two hands-on workshops for students in the areas of graduate school panel and career services. These are drop in, no registration required.

    CONFERENCE LOCATION: This year's conference will take place at the Paseka School of Business (formerly Center for Business/CB). The keynote addresses will be in Paseka School of Business, with posters in the atrium, and talks and workshops in surrounding classrooms. The Paseka School of Business is located on 7th Ave. South near the corner of 11th. Street S. - just across from Bridges Hall and the Psychology Department. 

    CONFERENCE PARKING:  Conference attendees are allowed to park for free that day in lots G2 and G3 adjacent to the CB. Please see a campus map with parking lots here

    ABSTRACT DEADLINE: March 26, 2018

    KEYNOTE ADDRESS: "Head and Heart: Art and Healing". Dr. Jesinoski will present the keynote address following the conference luncheon at 12:45 Friday April 13 in the CB 111. 

    COMMUNITY LECTURE: Instead of the traditional Thursday evening lecture, Dr. Jesinoski will present a community lecture "Speaking in Tongues: Transcending Barriers Through Art" on Saturday April 14 at 4:00 at the Rourke Art Gallery and Museum.