Steven Listopad, Henderson State University faculty and NDSU PhD candidate, has been an assistant professor of JMC and student media director at two North Dakota universities. He’s received honors from the Hefner Foundation, AEJMC, JEA, and SCJ for his work with New Voices USA and currently coordinates the New Voices USA website and the national campaign in conjunction with SPLC. His converged student media center at UJ was a finalist in North Dakota’s annual professional entrepreneurial competition, InnovateND, and he was a Scripps Fellow for Entrepreneurial Journalism. He has taught journalism in China, France, Italy, and Norway. He is currently the ieiMedia program director for OsloRocks, a music and culture international journalism experience. Listopad has been a member of CMA since 2005 and has served on the CMA and ACP Advisory Councils. He was chair of the CMA Adviser Awards Committee from 2013 to 2015. Listopad was honored with CMA’s Distinguished Multimedia Adviser Award in 2010 and has received two CMA Presidential Citations.

By Jack Hastings The future of the Norwegian music industry is in good hands as the younger generation begins to take over. Daniela Reyes, Sivert Sivertsen and other teenage rock stars are actively working to make meaningful music that is both skillfully crafted and audibly pleasing. Singer-songwriter Reyes is a force of nature. The 18-year-old [...]

By Rachel Levy It’s Friday night and the underground metal band Blodspor is nearly ready to take the stage at Revolver, a well-known venue in Oslo’s underground. Revolver is part of Oslo’s famous metal and black metal scene.  It is only a block or two from two similar venues, The Rockefeller and John Dee. Kniven, [...]

I feel you can never be too prepared, especially for traveling across the world for an entire month. This is a video I made that quickly goes over all of the electronic items that you will want to bring with you for this program. Enjoy!

Over the past several years the drone industry has grown rapidly. The origin of much of this development has rooted itself in North Dakota, as hundreds of businesses flock to the area to begin research and development of unmanned aircrafts and their accompanying technologies. The essential capitol of drone usage and development is the Grand [...]

by Nicole Gardner This time next week I'll be back in the air and en route to home and I'm not going to lie, but I kind of miss it. Home that is. Though this trip has been a great one for me it has also been an eye-opening one for me too. I've forced [...]

Reporting for Oslo's 2016 Musikkfest was one for the books. The day consisted several of band interviews, tasty bites from food trucks, refreshing local beer and best of all FREE quality music. From the several bands that I sat down with, one that stood out from the rest was Norwegian band, Shot At Dawn. This local [...]