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December


Technology Day showcases students of all ages
Mon. Dec. 5, 2016 12:00 AM
High school students will compete Feb. 15 at the Minot State University Department of Business Information Technology’s 19th annual... Read More

'Every Christmas Story Ever Told'
Fri. Dec. 2, 2016 12:00 AM
Minot State University’s Campus Players to present John K. Alvarez, Michael Carleton and James FitzGerald’s “Every... Read More

November


Singers unite Dec. 4 for Handel’s ‘Messiah’
Tue. Nov. 22, 2016 12:00 AM
The Heritage Singers, Voices of Note, MSU Concert Choir and area community members will perform Handel’s “Messiah,”... Read More

‘Make the call, win it all’ at KMSU Auction
Tue. Nov. 22, 2016 12:00 AM
The Minot State University Program of Broadcasting will host its 18th annual KMSU Auction Dec. 8. The auction will air live on public access... Read More

MSU and LRSC partner to offer new degree
Mon. Nov. 21, 2016 12:00 AM
Minot State University, Lake Region State College and the North Dakota School for the Deaf/Resource Center for Deaf/Hard of Hearing are... Read More

‘Someone You Love: HPV Epidemic’ presentation
Sun. Nov. 20, 2016 12:00 AM
For their senior project, Minot State University semester IV nursing students will screen “Someone You Love: HPV Epidemic” Dec.... Read More

Dr. Jollie-Trottier discusses turtle medicine
Thu. Nov. 10, 2016 12:00 AM
Dr. Tami Jollie-Trottier, clinical psychologist with Belcourt’s Seven Stones Health Clinic, will discuss generation art and turtle... Read More

Minot State Preview Day to offer engaging experience
Tue. Nov. 8, 2016 12:00 AM
Minot State University invites prospective students and their families to “test drive” the university Nov. 19 at Preview Day.... Read More

MSU hosting Region 8 One-Act Play Contest
Thu. Nov. 3, 2016 12:00 AM
Minot State University, its Program of Theatre Arts and Campus Players will host the Region 8 One-Act Play Contest Nov. 10 in Aleshire Theater, 8... Read More

October


MSU to celebrate Native American culture
Thu. Nov. 3, 2016 12:00 AM
Minot State University’s Native American Cultural Awareness Club is sponsoring the Native American Cultural Celebration in November. The... Read More

‘Messiah’ auditions slated
Fri. Oct. 28, 2016 12:00 AM
The Heritage Singers, Voices of Note and Minot State University’s Division of Music announce the annual... Read More

North Dakota Navigator Project ready for open enrollment
Mon. Oct. 24, 2016 12:00 AM
The North Dakota Center for Persons with Disabilities, a center of excellence at Minot State University, was recently awarded $300,000 as a... Read More

Reclaiming the night: Stand up and speak out
Thu. Oct. 13, 2016 12:00 AM
Take Back the Night, a walk to create awareness of and provide information about violence, will begin Oct. 27 in the Beaver Dam (Minot State... Read More

MSU theatre presents ‘Dancing at Lughnasa’
Thu. Oct. 13, 2016 12:00 AM
Minot State University Program of Theatre Arts presents Brian Friel’s “Dancing at Lughnasa,” directed by Angela... Read More

Freezin’ for a Reason brings awareness of homelessness and hunger
Fri. Oct. 7, 2016 12:00 AM
 The Minot State University Student Social Work Organization is sponsoring “Freezin’ for a Reason” Nov. 19... Read More

College student voting information
Thu. Oct. 6, 2016 12:00 AM
As a college student, you may vote in North Dakota if you are: A U.S. citizen; At least 18 years old; A resident of North Dakota; A resident in... Read More

September


Swedish journalist explores American election process
Wed. Sep. 28, 2016 12:00 AM
The Minot Area Council for International Visitors developed local programming for Eric Erfors, Stockholm-based editorial writer for Expressen, one... Read More

Minot State and Polish university partner
Wed. Sep. 28, 2016 12:00 AM
Minot State University and the University of Lodz, Poland, entered a cooperation between MSU’s Master of Science in management degree... Read More

Swedish journalist explores American election process
Mon. Sep. 26, 2016 12:00 AM
The Minot Area Council for International Visitors has developed local programming for Eric Erfors, Stockholm-based editorial writer for Expressen,... Read More

Minot State fall enrollment numbers up
Tue. Sep. 20, 2016 12:00 AM
Official fall 2016 enrollment numbers at Minot State University show a two percent increase compared to official numbers last year. The number... Read More

Tennessee Jet to perform free concert at MSU
Tue. Sep. 20, 2016 12:00 AM
Minot State University’s Amphitheater will come alive Friday (Sept. 23) as Tennessee Jet takes the stage. Tennessee Jet is this... Read More

MSU Homecoming king and queen named
Tue. Sep. 13, 2016 12:00 AM
Minot State University students selected Logan Gunderson and Keyona Walker as the 2016 Homecoming king and queen Sept. 13. Gunderson, a Berthold... Read More

August


Trinity Health, MSU & DCB announce "Nursing for the Future" initiative
Wed. Aug. 31, 2016 12:00 AM
Trinity Health, Minot State University and Dakota College at Bottineau are embarking on a five-year collaboration to assist in meeting the health... Read More

MSU student awarded Bakken U Scholarship
Tue. Aug. 30, 2016 12:00 AM
Minot State University student, Briley Crissler, is one of two recipients awarded a $5,000 Bakken U Scholarship. The North Dakota University System... Read More

NOTSTOCK celebrates 10 years of interactive arts education
Thu. Aug. 25, 2016 12:00 AM
In its 10th year, NOTSTOCK continues to provide unique opportunities for guests to participate in the arts. Sept. 21-24, Minot State... Read More

MSU preliminary enrollment shows signs of upward trends
Wed. Aug. 24, 2016 12:00 AM
The start of fall classes at Minot State University shows several positive enrollment trends. While first-day enrollment is 3,300, a slight... Read More

High school students explore possibilities at Futurepalooza
Tue. Aug. 23, 2016 12:00 AM
Futurepalooza, an annual signature event, showcases professionals and post-secondary schools and highlights career and educational opportunities... Read More

MSU's CoB ranked in top 10 of most affordable in the nation
Fri. Aug. 19, 2016 12:00 AM
College Choice, a leading authority in college and university rankings and resources, recently ranked Minot State University’s College of... Read More

NDCPD contract to provide safeTALK suicide prevention training
Thu. Aug. 18, 2016 12:00 AM
The North Dakota Center for Persons with Disabilities, a Center of Excellence at Minot State University, has been awarded a contract from the N.D.... Read More

POWER Center plans in-depth, pre-university experience
Fri. Aug. 12, 2016 12:00 AM
The POWER Center, a TRiO-Student Support Services program, will offer an in-depth, pre-university orientation course Aug. 14-19. The... Read More

North Dakota Art Gallery Association receives arts grant
Fri. Aug. 5, 2016 12:00 AM
To provide arts programming in its community, the North Dakota Art Gallery Association was awarded a $7,690 Institutional Support grant by the... Read More

July


Challenge Fund Grant awarded to Minot State University
Fri. Jul. 29, 2016 12:00 AM
On July 20, the North Dakota Higher Education Challenge Fund Grant Review Committee awarded $480,000 in matching grant funds to Minot State... Read More

Xcel Energy donates to Minot State STEM program students
Wed. Jul. 27, 2016 12:00 AM
Kathy Aas, Xcel Energy community relations manager, presented a $4,000 check to Rick Hedberg, Minot State University vice president for... Read More

Minot State hosting annual luau at NDSF
Tue. Jul. 26, 2016 12:00 AM
Minot State University invites alumni and friends to a luau party at the North Dakota State Fair on July 27, 5-8 p.m. The event will be in the... Read More

MSU and Strengthen ND establish Nonprofit Certificate Program
Mon. Jul. 11, 2016 12:00 AM
Strengthen ND and Minot State University’s Center for Extended Learning partnered to establish the Nonprofit Certificate Program to meet... Read More

‘Oklahoma!’ closes Summer Theatre
Wed. Jul. 6, 2016 12:00 AM
“Oklahoma!” which wraps up Summer Theatre’s 51st season, will be staged July 13-17. Chad Gifford, MSU Summer Theatre... Read More

June


Professionals train to bridge gap in high-demand occupations
Thu. Jun. 30, 2016 12:00 AM
The North Dakota Career Resource Network recently offered its annual Northwest Region Counselor and Career Professional In-Service at Minot State... Read More

‘Noises Off’ and ‘Oklahoma!’ hit Summer Theatre stage again
Wed. Jun. 22, 2016 12:00 AM
Summer Theatre continues with its celebration of Season 51 with two perennial favorites, “Noises Off,” June 28-July 2 and... Read More

SWC to receive donated WELLBEATS kiosk
Tue. Jun. 21, 2016 12:00 AM
KaDee Simensen Lopez, owner of Bricks Fitness, will donate a WELLBEATS kiosk to Minot State University. With the WELLBEATS kiosk, the Student... Read More

Dakota Chamber Music celebrates 20th anniversary
Fri. Jun. 17, 2016 12:00 AM
The Dakota Chamber Music will celebrate its 20th season June 20-26. The institute brings professional artists together with talented and motivated... Read More

MSU Summer Theatre opens with 'Godspell'
Mon. Jun. 6, 2016 12:00 AM
Minot State University Summer Theatre opens its 51st season with “Godspell” at the MSU Amphitheater June 8-12. All performances... Read More

Spring President's List and Dean's Lists
Mon. Jun. 6, 2016 12:00 AM
Minot State University reports its academic honor rolls by providing a “President’s List” and three rolls named... Read More

MSU research project selected for N.D. EPSCoR funding
Mon. Jun. 6, 2016 12:00 AM
Mikhail Bobylev, Minot State University chemistry professor, was recently awarded a competitive North Dakota Experimental Program to Stimulate... Read More

Minot State professor publishes book
Fri. Jun. 3, 2016 12:00 AM
Terry Eckmann, physical education professor and motivational speaker, published her second book, “101 Ways to Age Gracefully,”... Read More

May


Fallen heroes honored by Minot State Veterans Center
Fri. May. 27, 2016 12:00 AM
The Veterans Center honored veterans May 27 with a search-and-discover-fallen-heroes mission on the Minot State University campus and in First... Read More

MSU Summer Theatre tradition continues with season 51
Tue. May. 24, 2016 12:00 AM
Minot State University Summer Theatre celebrates its 51st season at the MSU Amphitheatre June 8 through July 17 with... Read More

MSU bringing Friend-raising Golf Tour to area communities
Tue. May. 24, 2016 12:00 AM
Minot State University alumni and friends are invited to participate in the 11th annual Friend-raising Golf Tour. The summer tour will stop in six... Read More

Fallen heroes to be honored by Minot State Veterans Center
Mon. May. 23, 2016 12:00 AM
The Veterans Center will honor veterans Friday (May 27) with a search-and-discover-fallen-heroes mission on the Minot State University campus and... Read More

SGA names Berg, Froelich and Geller as MSU Professors and Advisor of the Year
Tue. May. 17, 2016 12:00 AM
The Student Government Association selected Kristi-Ann Berg, Thomas Froelich and Laurie Geller as the 2015-16 Professors and Advisor of the Year.... Read More

INBRE research student presents at 2016 Posters on the Hill
Mon. May. 16, 2016 12:00 AM
Jin Hee Choi, Minot State University chemistry major, was selected as a winner in a national competition to participate in the Posters on the Hill... Read More

MSU receives CEO Cancer Gold Standard™ accreditation
Thu. May. 12, 2016 12:00 AM
Minot State University continues to uphold its reputation as a leader in encouraging healthy lifestyle choices and workplace wellness. MSU received... Read More

MSU's online master's degree in special education ranked no. 2
Wed. May. 11, 2016 12:00 AM
Minot State University was recently recognized by Affordable Colleges Online, a leading education and industry resource for online education... Read More

Minot State University students don cap and gown
Mon. May. 9, 2016 12:00 AM
More than 835 undergraduate and graduate students were eligible to walk through Minot State University’s commencement exercises May... Read More

Celebration of print facilitates learning about printmaking
Tue. May. 3, 2016 12:00 AM
Minot State University’s Flat Tail Press will join a worldwide celebration of “Print Day in May” in Hartnett 215E on... Read More

Minot State graduates and alumna Spoke at commencement
Mon. May. 2, 2016 12:00 AM
Graduate student Nichole DeSautel, undergraduate student Jacques Stanley and alumna Kirsten Baesler, North Dakota superintendent of public... Read More

April


Alumni Association’s premier Gala event is May 6
Fri. Apr. 29, 2016 12:00 AM
The 33nd annual Gala Dinner and Auction will commemorate Minot State University’s history, its alumni, its students and its future May 6... Read More

MSU Honor Dance celebrates accomplishments
Fri. Apr. 22, 2016 12:00 AM
» Grand Entry livecast both days    May at 1 p.m. and May 7 at 7 p.m. Minot State University’s Dome... Read More

Minot State University students honored at ‘Who’s Who’ luncheon
Fri. Apr. 22, 2016 12:00 AM
“Who’s Who Among Students in American Universities and Colleges” selected 23 Minot State University juniors and... Read More

Staff Senate silent auction proceeds go to Companions for Children
Tue. Apr. 19, 2016 12:00 AM
Minot State University Staff Senate presented a $1,250 check to Heather Cymbaluk from Companions for Children April 19.Pictured, left to right, are... Read More

Minot State University Shakespeare Fest celebrates bard
Tue. Apr. 19, 2016 12:00 AM
Minot State University will celebrate the renowned work and life of William Shakespeare, poet, playwright and actor, with a two-day celebration... Read More

Partnership between MSU and Polish university progresses
Mon. Apr. 18, 2016 12:00 AM
Representatives from Poland’s SWPS University of Social Science and Humanities visited Minot State University recently to further discuss... Read More

SSWO symposium focusing on social workers and safety
Wed. Apr. 13, 2016 12:00 AM
Minot State University's Student Social Work Organization will sponsor “Filling the Social Workers Toolbox,” its 10th... Read More

MSU students on ‘Who’s Who’ list
Tue. Apr. 12, 2016 12:00 AM
 “Who’s Who Among Students in American Universities and Colleges” selected 23 Minot State University juniors... Read More

MSU theatre arts presents ‘The Chalk Circle’
Fri. Apr. 8, 2016 12:00 AM
Minot State University’s Theatre Arts Program presents “The Chalk Circle” in Aleshire Theater April 18-21 at 7:30... Read More

Major Challenge Fund Grant awarded to Minot State University
Fri. Apr. 1, 2016 12:00 AM
On March 30, the North Dakota Higher Education Challenge Fund Grant Review Committee awarded nearly $1 million in matching grant funds to Minot... Read More

SSWO symposium advocates for creating just and inclusive community services
Fri. Apr. 25, 2014 1:00 AM
Minot State University's Student Social Work Organization will sponsor "Beyond Cultural Competence: Skills for Creating More Just and... Read More

March


Grant allows LCM to expand its work with Minot State students
Fri. Apr. 8, 2016 12:00 AM
Lutheran Campus Ministry at Minot State University has received a grant of $100,000 to explore more deeply its role in helping university students... Read More

Minot State fall registration underway
Tue. Apr. 5, 2016 12:00 AM
It’s time to register for the fall semester at Minot State University. Current students are urged to enroll in classes on campus, at... Read More

Minot State students ignite love of reading
Tue. Apr. 5, 2016 12:00 AM
Minot State University students in English 191: English Community Seminar read books to preschoolers, kindergarteners and first graders at Bishop... Read More

23th NSSLHA spring conference focusing on children
Mon. Mar. 28, 2016 12:00 AM
Minot State University's chapter of the National Students Speech Language Hearing Association is holding its 2016 spring conference April 1 in... Read More

Opening avenues for people with hearing aids/cochlear implants to hear sweet music
Wed. Mar. 23, 2016 12:00 AM
Once again, Minot State University and the Minot Sertoma Club are partnering to make another MSU facility more enjoyable for people with hearing... Read More

Student Success Center coordinates MSU Career Fair
Wed. Mar. 23, 2016 12:00 AM
The Student Success Center will sponsor the 2016 MSU Career Fair on March 30 in the Conference Center (Student Center, third floor) from 10 a.m. to... Read More

2015 Fall President's List and Dean's Lists
Wed. Mar. 16, 2016 12:00 AM
Minot State University reports its academic honor rolls by providing a “President’s List” and three rolls named... Read More

MSU students ask community to Pause for Paws
Fri. Mar. 11, 2016 12:00 AM
Pause for Paws, an animal therapy and shelter awareness event, hosted by Minot State University students from Honors 391 class,... Read More

MSU’s SNDU chapter spearheads Dr. Seuss literacy event in Minot Public Schools
Mon. Mar. 7, 2016 12:00 AM
On March 4, Minot State University’s Student North Dakota United chapter and North Dakota United-Retired coordinated a literacy event... Read More

Beta Theta sponsors blood drive at Minot State
Mon. Mar. 7, 2016 12:00 AM
The Beta Theta Sorority, working with United Blood Services, is bringing a blood drive to the Minot State University campus Wednesday (March 9) in... Read More

U.S. News ranks MSU online business programs among best
Fri. Mar. 4, 2016 12:00 AM
Recently, the U.S. News & World Report reported Minot State University’s College of Business online graduate and undergraduate online... Read More

Student Government Association election results
Wed. Mar. 2, 2016 12:00 AM
SGA officers 2016-2017... Read More

February


MSU students and partners ‘Spread the Word to End the Word’
Mon. Feb. 29, 2016 12:00 AM
Jaileen Brodziak and Chelsea Geis, Minot State University students in Leadership in Special Education (SPED 379), are teaming up with Minot's... Read More

Minot State University hosting Science Olympiad
Thu. Feb. 25, 2016 12:00 AM
The Division of Science is hosting a regional Science Olympiad March 14 on the Minot State University campus from 8:30 a.m. until 4 p.m. Middle... Read More

MSU History Department and Minot Public Library welcome the public to Scan Day on March 5
Thu. Feb. 18, 2016 12:00 AM
The Minot State University Department of History and the Minot Public Library are partnering to offer a Scan Day on March 5 for the purpose of... Read More

MSU theatre arts presents ‘These Shining Lives’
Tue. Feb. 16, 2016 12:00 AM
Minot State University’s Program of Theatre Arts Program presents Melanie Marnich’s “These Shining Lives”... Read More

MSU’s SNDU chapter hosts Dr. Seuss literacy event in Minot Public Schools
Wed. Feb. 10, 2016 12:00 AM
On March 4, Minot State University’s Student North Dakota United chapter and North Dakota United-Retired will host a literacy event... Read More

Science Open House will captivate audiences of all ages
Tue. Feb. 9, 2016 12:00 AM
The Cyril Moore Science Center and the undergraduate student clubs, Beta Gamma Science Club, Club Biology and AUGITE, are hosting an open house... Read More

Largest gift in Minot State history will support Severson Entrepreneurship Academy
Tue. Feb. 9, 2016 12:00 AM
The Minot State University College of Business announced a milestone gift today (Feb. 9) of $2 million from alumnus Clint Severson and Conni Ahart.... Read More

Public relations students promote DVCC and ‘Giving Hearts Day’
Mon. Feb. 8, 2016 12:00 AM
Minot State University “Public Relations Principles” students are promoting the Minot Domestic Violence Crises... Read More

MSU strategic planning survey looks to future
Fri. Feb. 5, 2016 12:00 AM
Minot State University is well underway developing a new strategic plan. When planning for the future, input from all constituents of the MSU... Read More

Darwin Day 2016: Celebrating science and humanity
Tue. Feb. 2, 2016 12:00 AM
For its eighth year running, Darwin Day returns to Minot State University Feb. 11-12. Darwin Day is a global celebration of science and reason,... Read More

January


Clay open-studio sessions offered
Wed. Feb. 3, 2016 12:00 AM
To fight winter doldrums, the Minot State University Art Program is offering clay open-studio sessions to the public during spring... Read More

Minot State University Seeking Scholarship Applications
Thu. Jan. 28, 2016 9:00 AM
Minot State University is offering the most scholarships ever for the upcoming 2016-17 academic year. New, transfer and returning students are... Read More

New gallery honors artist with farewell exhibition
Tue. Jan. 26, 2016 12:00 AM
Thursday (Jan. 28), Minot State University will open Flat Tail Gallery to honor the printmaking artwork of Kim Fink, Grand Forks, with a reception... Read More

History professors receive grant to preserve Minot's common heritage
Thu. Jan. 21, 2016 12:00 AM
The National Endowment of the Humanities recently awarded Professors Bethany Andreasen and Dan Ringrose of the Minot State University History... Read More

Minot State announces two Bakken U scholarship awardees
Thu. Jan. 14, 2016 12:00 AM
Two Minot State University students, John Newcomb and Jennifer Hutchins, will receive Bakken U scholarships for spring semester. The Bakken U... Read More

Linda Olson traces history of Chinese ceramics
Tue. Jan. 12, 2016 12:00 AM
Linda Olson, art professor, will trace the development of Chinese ceramics Monday (Jan. 25) in a Northwest Art Center lecture. The presentation... Read More