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Back Row (L to R) Jim Deal, Josh Boe, Lindsey Boes, Christi McGeorge, Kristen Benson, Tom Carlson, Front Row (L to R) Sara Raap, Ashley Walsdorf, Emily Corturillo, Ana Hueta Lopez, Simone Dorsey
Couple & Family Therapy Graduate Students

2014 Student Spotlight

Outstanding Assistance to Faculty Award
Ashley Walsdorf
Outstanding Thesis
Catherine Rogers
Graduate Student Research Award in the College of HD&E
Alison Brennan

National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship Honorable Mention
Maegan Jones

Dr. Evenlyn Morrow Lebedeff and James Lebedeff Never Stop Learning Scholarship
Courage Mudzongo

Grace E Byliss Gold Memorial Graduate Scholarship
Jennifer Wenner

2014 Undergraduate Student Award
Danielle DeGagne

Doctoral Students

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.

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 Doctoral student studies effects of clean water in remote Kenya 

Published 2013

Tara 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.

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 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.

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