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Planetarium Christmas Shows at SMSU
The Southwest Minnesota State University Planetarium Christmas and laser light shows will be held on four upcoming dates.
This year’s show is entitled “Star of Wonder” and will be held Saturday, Dec. 13 at 7 p.m.; Saturday, Dec. 20 at 7 p.m.; Sunday, Dec. 21 at 3 p.m.; and Wednesday, Dec. 24 at 3 p.m.
The SMSU Planetarium is located in SM 108 on campus. It seats 70. Planetarium Director Dr. Ken Murphy said that if a show sells out, he will add another immediately following.
“Star of Wonder” was created by Murphy using digital software tools. He customized the show for the SMSU Planetarium.... Read More Planetarium Christmas Shows at SMSU
9th Undergraduate Research Conference Dec. 3
The ninth annual Undergraduate Research Conference will be held on Wednesday, Dec. 3 from 8:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m. at Southwest Minnesota State University.
Research projects from SMSU students representing 17 academic areas will be featured, reports event organizer Dr. Emily Deaver, Professor of Environmental Science. “The conference has continued to grow since the first year. It’s nice to see so many students in so many different majors participate.”
International Education Week Nov. 17-21
Southwest Minnesota State University will celebrate International Education Week November 17-21, 2014.
A number of events are planned during the week to highlights the cultures of the international students at SMSU. The events are coordinated by SMSU International Student Services and the International Student Organization.