NCFR 2014 Baltimore, MD
2014 Student Spotlight
|Outstanding Assistance to Faculty Award|
|Graduate Student Research Award in the College of HD&E|
National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship Honorable Mention
Dr. Evenlyn Morrow Lebedeff and James Lebedeff Never Stop Learning Scholarship
Grace E Byliss Gold Memorial Graduate Scholarship
2014 Undergraduate Student Award
Graduate students share research on health aging
Published January 16, 2015
Developmental science students Courage Mudzongo, Meagan Jones and Zhen Yang, and communications student Whitney Anderson used their knowledge of the Theory of Successful Aging to design the program.
Heather Fuller-Iglesias, assistant professor of human development and family science, said the program was important because it contradicts the more passive prevailing model that focuses on treating illnesses later in life. The students highlighted research that promotes active ways to live a happy, healthy life.
Doctoral student studies effects of clean water in remote Kenya
Published 2013Tara Rava Zolnikov, an NDSU Graduate School Doctoral Dissertation Fellow of developmental science, has witnessed up close how water can bring families closer, enrich a person’s quality of life and bring newfound economic advantages for many in some remote villages in Kenya.
Doctoral student researches impact of mission trips
Published January 03, 2014
Courage Mudzongo’s life changed on a mission trip. He traveled to Nicaragua with a Fargo church group to build a school. The experience affected the NDSU doctoral student in developmental science so deeply that he plans to participate in mission trips for the rest of his life. When he was unable to return to Nicaragua this year, he was devastated.