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Take the Tour at NDSCS!
By Sarah Hoffbeck What sets NDSCS apart from other two-year colleges? For one, we truly care about our students success. Not only do we provide an affordable way to earn an education, we cater to you...
5/17/13 at 1:21 PM Congratulations Class of 2013 NDSCS Graduates! 5/10/13 at 4:47 PM
Summer Classes at NDSCS 5/3/13 at 3:33 PM
MSUM students participate in Arrowhead Model United Nations
Twenty-two MSU Moorhead students participated in the Arrowhead Model United Nations conference April 18-21 at Winona State University in Winona, Minn. At the conference, the teams participated in c...
4/25/13 at 2:27 PM Rinita Dalan to teach course for archaeologists in Verulamium 4/18/13 at 2:05 PM
The Global Warming Stew 3/5/13 at 9:37 AM
Google Glass - Pinch to Zoom and Wink to take Picture
Image Source: Google Google might be planning on bringing some really awesome gestures to Glass. This information was leaked to The Next Web by reddit user fodawim. According to the information, t...
4/24/13 at 10:14 AM The Future of Technology 7/30/12 at 9:04 AM
Take Three (Apps) and Call Me in the Morning 4/26/12 at 3:07 PM
Wind Power -- for and by Small, Ordinary People
Sunday I spent the entire day reading. For hours and hours I absorbed myself in The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind, co-written by William Kamkwamba, the proponent of the tale, and Bryan Mealer. I was dra...
4/23/13 at 1:40 PM Harvesting Rainwater & Harnessing Wind 4/22/13 at 6:32 PM
The Gas We Pass*
Take out your pencils. Its time for a quiz! (I always hated pop quizzes, so you can rest assured this one will end up being self-corrected and wont count towards your final grade.) Below, I have a pic...
4/9/13 at 11:42 PM
Facebook Fear Factor: Cake and Pancake Mixes
What the warning (incorrectly) says: When they get old cake mixes grow spores that can kill you, which is why it's so important to throw out your expired cake mix -- it is toxic. What the warning lea...
4/8/13 at 9:17 PM Scare Tactics on Facebook: BVO 4/7/13 at 8:16 PM
Hovercrafts, Children and Other Magic Science 12/2/12 at 7:19 PM
An Early Start in Research
John Stelter 15, Plymouth, Minn., dove into research before he even set foot in his first class. It was Orientation week of Stelters freshman year. The sociology department was holding a gathering fo...
12/14/12 at 11:28 AM Preserving Our Nation's History 11/12/12 at 5:04 PM
Student’s Language Skills Essential at Library of Congress 8/23/12 at 2:05 PM
Career & Technical Education: Closing the gap
Are our children ready to make sound career decisions? How do our courses equip them to begin making some of those decisions while in high school? One of the reasons American businesses arent hiring ...
12/6/12 at 11:03 AM Learning: It's not just from 8 to 3 anymore 11/5/12 at 10:57 AM
The new Standards are coming 4/19/12 at 11:55 AM
Is God Outside the Material World?
This is the question taken on by Fr. John Behr, dean and Patristics professor at St. Vladimir's Seminary. The discussion of this question lasts for this next week. If you're interested in this questio...
10/23/12 at 7:58 PM Humanity as Made in the Image of God in St. Athanasius 5/3/12 at 5:08 PM
Orthodoxy and Atheism 4/18/12 at 3:30 PM
K-12 Science Kits are Ready!
The library recently received a grant from the Chicago IEEE (Institute for Electrical and Electronics Engineers) to purchase Science Kits for our library collection. Each kit includes information and ...
9/21/12 at 11:16 AM Bookends May 2012 5/1/12 at 2:13 PM
Check Out These Science Kits! 4/13/12 at 3:54 PM
Moorhead woman helped prepare NASA Mars rover "Curiosity"
Congratulations to Concordia physics professor Heidi Manning for helping prepare Curiosity, the fascinating Mars rover. Heidi Manning Concordia College, Moorhead Minnesota Chair Physics Dept, Associ...
8/6/12 at 4:05 PM Concordia professor helped NASA equip Curiosity Mars rover 8/6/12 at 11:22 AM
Fargo to kick tires on bike sharing system B-Cycle 7/24/11 at 10:01 AM
mama mondays: pirates, polar bears and prehistory
This was not part of our initial summer vacation plans: It was a possible Plan C that turned into Plan A that turned into one of the most well-received five hours of our family vacation in Minneapo...
7/23/12 at 11:20 PM mama mondays: pirates, polar bears and prehistory 7/23/12 at 11:13 PM
mama mondays: pirates, polar bears and prehistory 7/23/12 at 7:26 AM
Watching the sky for giants.
My grand plan for this summer was to, each day, spend a little time on one subject - math, science, handwriting, history/geography. So far, that hasn't happened exactly as planned, probably partially ...
6/22/12 at 1:27 PM
Cells and Stem Cells
I realized that I havent done one of my science made simple blogs for awhile. I dont know if anyone really finds them useful, but since I enjoy writing on these topics, I still do them on occasion an...
6/15/12 at 9:48 PM
Using ArcGIS to understand Water Quality, Watersheds, Streamflow
With the increased use of smart phones, GPS (global positioning systems) and ipads, understanding the dynamics between human activity and watershed function becomes more viable in the classroom. Check...
5/18/12 at 10:28 AM Open rivers -monitoring season has begun! 3/21/12 at 3:59 PM
Want to become a stream or lake monitor? 3/19/12 at 10:53 AM