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Society of Physics Students named “Distinguished SPS Chapter”
The MSUM Chapter of the Society of Physics Students (SPS), known on campus as the "Physics Club," has been named a Distinguished SPS Chapter by the SPS National Council. This award is based on the de...
12/6/13 at 1:52 PM MSUM students participate in Arrowhead Model United Nations 4/25/13 at 1:27 PM
Rinita Dalan to teach course for archaeologists in Verulamium 4/18/13 at 1:05 PM
Space robotics forum set for Thursday, Dec. 5, at UND
The Second Annual Space Robotics Forum is set to take place Thursday, Dec. 5, at the Computer Science Department of the University of North Dakota. The forum presents robotic space exploration acti...
12/4/13 at 10:58 AM Interdisciplinary UND team nets ‘V-STEM’ grant to help spur scientific interest in young minds 11/6/13 at 4:53 PM
UND NDX spacesuit featured in current Popular Science Magazine online 10/23/13 at 3:38 PM
ND Chancellor Visits NDSCS
By Sarah Hoffbeck Dr. Larry C. Skogen, the recently appointed Interim North Dakota University System Chancellor, will be visiting the NDSCS Wahpeton campus today! Mark your calendars and plan to att...
11/22/13 at 10:51 AM NDSCS-Fargo Open House: Evening Program Options 11/8/13 at 6:02 PM
NDSCS partners with RDO Equipment Co. and John Deere 11/1/13 at 3:30 PM
Is Comet ISON a slacker? / Win cash in comet photo contest
Comet ISON takes a beautiful picture as Damian Peach's recent photo attests. Feast your eyes on that Mediterranean-hued coma and long tail. How I wish it looked like that in a telescope.While there'...
10/28/13 at 11:58 AM
Just how dangerous is tackle football?
I saw a fascinating piece on Frontline this weekend called League of Denial:The NFL's Concussion Crisis. The piece covers brain injuries in the NFL and what appears to be a purposeful effort by the NF...
10/13/13 at 10:49 PM
Manning Co-authors Research on Mars’ Atmosphere
Dr. Heidi Manning, professor of physics, is the co-author of an article on Mars that ran in a recent edition of Science magazine. Printed in the July 19 issue of the journal, the article discloses th...
7/29/13 at 12:40 PM An Early Start in Research 12/14/12 at 10:28 AM
Preserving Our Nation's History 11/12/12 at 4:04 PM
Amaryllis is sometimes called Hippeastrum, which means, "Knight Star". The Metier of Blossoming Fully occupied with growing--that's the amaryllis. Growing especially at night: it would take only a b...
7/26/13 at 7:41 AM The Gas We Pass* 4/9/13 at 10:42 PM
Bad Ideas on Television: An Antivaccination "View"
Jenny McCarthy has been hired as a "personality" on "The View," ABC's morning TV show, and this is, most likely, a very bad thing. It will give her a platform from which to proclaim bad ideas, prim...
7/22/13 at 4:43 PM Facebook Fear Factor: Cake and Pancake Mixes 4/8/13 at 8:17 PM
Scare Tactics on Facebook: BVO 4/7/13 at 7:16 PM
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 9:14 AM The Future of Technology 7/30/12 at 8:04 AM
Take Three (Apps) and Call Me in the Morning 4/26/12 at 2:07 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 12:40 PM Harvesting Rainwater & Harnessing Wind 4/22/13 at 5:32 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 10:03 AM Learning: It's not just from 8 to 3 anymore 11/5/12 at 9:57 AM
The new Standards are coming 4/19/12 at 10:55 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 6:58 PM Humanity as Made in the Image of God in St. Athanasius 5/3/12 at 4:08 PM
Orthodoxy and Atheism 4/18/12 at 2:30 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 10:16 AM Bookends May 2012 5/1/12 at 1:13 PM
Check Out These Science Kits! 4/13/12 at 2:54 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 3:05 PM Concordia professor helped NASA equip Curiosity Mars rover 8/6/12 at 10:22 AM
Fargo to kick tires on bike sharing system B-Cycle 7/24/11 at 9:01 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 10:20 PM mama mondays: pirates, polar bears and prehistory 7/23/12 at 10:13 PM
mama mondays: pirates, polar bears and prehistory 7/23/12 at 6:26 AM