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A team of NDSU students encountered a few speed bumps while developing a software program that uses vehicle-mounted cameras ...
As NDSU senior TJ Peterson learns about interactions between the outside world and the lung, he’s hopeful his efforts will someday contribute ...
When Jon Lawler walked into the NDSU Engineering and Tech Expo in September 2011, he had a few things on his internship wish list.
Corn may prove a vital material in the fight against colon cancer, thanks to the scientific achievements of a team of NDSU students.
The first thing you notice about Erin Nyren-Erickson is her sassy red hair. Then how animated she is as she talks about liposomes ...
Without the 7-foot-tall chain link fence, barbed wire and security cameras, Devils Hole would likely go unnoticed ...
As a campus tour guide, North Dakota State University senior Kylie Artz is well prepared to answer the questions posed by most visitors.
In the choral rehearsal studio, the NDSU Concert Choir is singing the challenging harmonies of “Carmina mei cordis (Songs of my heart)” by Abbie Betinis.
The time to shine is rapidly approaching. After countless hours of rehearsals, a confident excitement is building for members of the NDSU Concert Choir and Wind Symphony.
Senior Amanda Huiras is among hundreds of NDSU students who hope the upcoming Career Expo is a big step toward a bright, successful career.
Entrepreneur, scholar and author Randal Pinkett is scheduled to be the keynote speaker during the fourth annual Innovation Week, Feb. 26-28, hosted by..
Nathan Anderson’s message to classmates is as simple as it is straightforward. If you’re willing to work hard and believe in yourself, you can achieve.
NDSU is gearing up for its second annual innovation competition. Innovation Challenge ’13 will be held during Innovation Week, Feb. 25 to March 1.
NDSU alumnus Harry D. McGovern has presented a $1 million gift to the NDSU Development Foundation to support the NDSU Alumni Center.
Sometimes walls really can talk. With the help of architecture students, one of NDSU’s oldest buildings, Renaissance Hall, truly communicates with its occupants.
This spring five NDSU seniors participated in an intriguing practicum in the African nation of Kenya, where they explored their chosen profession from a completely different perspective.
Information on courses offered by NDSU Distance and Continuing Education now can come directly to your iPhone or iPad.
Earning her college degree has been a long time coming for Amy Stroud, a military spouse, mother of four and grandmother who finished high school 30 years ago.
Alisha Nord’s message to her classmates focused on taking lessons learned as an undergraduate and applying them in the future.
Artist in residence Lori Larusso helps students explore the possibilities of their disciplinePublished April 16, 2012
Lori Larusso unenthusiastically chose art as her major after her parents strongly encouraged her to go to college.
The North Dakota State University Alumni Association will honor five NDSU graduates for their achievements by presenting 2012 alumni awards April 26 at the Fargodome.
The Graduate Student Association will showcase innovative research that is currently in progress at North Dakota State University by hosting the Graduate Research and Arts Forum ...
When Tanvi Sharma arrived at NDSU from her native New Delhi, India, she found herself immersed in a new culture and surroundings.
Biology professors working to transform how future scientists are trained
Biology assistant professors Angela Hodgson and Jennifer Momsen knew a lot of facts when they completed their undergraduate science degrees.
Women’s Week enhances students’ education through exposure to new ideas
Erienne Fawcett’s coming out as a feminist occurred her senior year at NDSU when she took her first women and gender studies course.
Six weeks is a short time to learn a craft developed more than 600 years ago and mastered over numerous generations.
Black History Month events at NDSU include everything from music and food to fashion and literature.
NDSU’s pharmacy program has developed a novel class project that allows third-year students to work with real patients before stepping into a professional setting.
NDSU and the Saddle and Sirloin Club are scheduled to host the 86th Little International Livestock Contest Feb. 10-11 on the NDSU campus.
Today's students involved in agriculture and business need a deep understanding of the global factors affecting the world's food supply, including production, processing, marketing and increased demand for agricultural goods.
It seemed like the typical first-day-of-class routine as 10 students listened intently to the instructor discuss the semester’s objectives and assignments.
On the Tuesday morning of finals week, NDSU junior Nathan Anderson thought the call from North Carolina was a telemarketer and let it go to voicemail.
NDSU senior Adlina Paramarta is frequently described as a “dynamo,” an outgoing bundle of energy and enthusiasm.
NDSU senior Ryan Lindberg, a member of the North Dakota National Guard, can proudly say he is among the best warriors in the world.
Scandalous, shameful, reprehensible – those are among the terms once used to describe the play that is the latest offering of Theatre NDSU. Tame by today’s standards, the drama demonstrates how times have changed.
NDSU communication graduate student Alicia E. Phillips beams when she talks about her recent research presentation in Europe.
Working in the dark and silent upper level of the Smithsonian U.S. National Herbarium, where the public is not allowed and old desks and dissecting scopes are the only company, was a childhood dream come true for Craig Carlson. “I felt like Indiana Jones,” he said.
A group of NDSU students played an important role in the highly successful opening of a new privately owned housing complex near campus.
No matter the remoteness of the location, time of day or soaring temperatures, when the medical mission team arrived at different villages in Guatemala, the scene always looked the same.
Fourteen students will have a big audience for their first ever design build project – approximately 300,000 fairgoers.
Who: Rafiki Assumani, a sophomore majoring in computer science and one of 50 students chosen for a national leadership and advocacy program.
Andrew Lynch, a senior in electrical engineering, has been devoting much of his time to the Fargo Salvation Army the past two years.
Architecture and landscape architecture students are displaying their work at the annual Thesis Show on the second and fifth floor of Renaissance Hall until May 14.
This week, 42 students ranging from freshmen to graduate students, majoring in areas from music and theatre to physics...
Second-year architecture students elevated their design skills to satisfy some high-flying clients during a design/construction competition called “For the Birds.”
The 6-year-old Guatemalan boy barely said a word, shyly clinging to his mother as his father talked with volunteers ...
The start of the recent oil boom in western North Dakota set off a historic period of growth for the area. The growth has brought challenges.
Seven North Dakota and Minnesota high school educators are the first to receive the Distinguished Education Professional award ...
Feeling and showing empathy are not exclusive to humans. Animals, such as monkeys, apes and elephants, demonstrate compassion too, ...
A healthy planet relies on recycling and cleaning. The same can be said for maintaining healthy cells in the human body.
Rural Leadership North Dakota is a statewide leadership development program that includes seminars with experts; on-site tours and presentations; ...
Fawzia Riji will never forget the day in gym class when she was 8. The children were assigned playgroups and a classmate didn’t want Riji in her group.
James Council, professor and chair of the NDSU psychology department, is scheduled to present the December Science Café, titled ...
4-H members and other youth across North Dakota made mini robots and used them to simulate cleaning an oil spill for this year’s 4-H National Youth Science Day activity.
Cultural Diversity Resources in partnership with North Dakota State University, Minnesota State University Moorhead and...
The NDSU Department of Animal Sciences is scheduled to host the third annual “Moos, Ewes and More” event Saturday, Sept. 8, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the NDSU Equine Center.
Andrew Croll, assistant professor of physics at NDSU, is scheduled to present the September Science Café, titled ...
With a closing ceremonial drumming and the handing out of completion certificates, Nurturing American Tribal Undergraduate Research and Education, or NATURE, wrapped up its 12th year June 15.
Dozens upon dozens of elementary school students jammed the lobby of the Fargo Public Library’s James Carlson branch in south Fargo on June 28.
For many students, Governor’s School provides a springboard to a fulfilling college and professional career.
NDSU is hosting the Great Plains Land-Grant Summit June 12-13 to celebrate the 150th anniversary of the Morrill Act, which created land-grant universities such as NDSU.
During the 2011-12 academic year, NDSU students logged more than 51,000 volunteer hours and raised approximately $117,000 for local and national nonprofit organizations.
The NDSU Center for Child Development and Human Development and Family Science Club partnered with Fargo State Bank ..
Students in NDSU’s College of Pharmacy, Nursing, and Allied Sciences are teaching area K-12 students about health care careers in fun, interactive ways.
Many children are exposed to technology at an early age, but few are taught how to harness the power of technology to drive their own learning and their future.
Michael Strand, associate professor and head of the visual arts department at NDSU, isn’t interested in making pottery that sits around someone’s home or office.
Students serve the community, gain real-world experience through NDSU’s Volunteer Income Tax Service
Thirty North Dakota State University accounting students are serving the community and gaining tax-preparation experience through the Volunteer Income Tax Service.
NDSU senior Onam Liduba spent most of his childhood trying to survive – war, separation from his family, homelessness, hunger and walks across the African desert with no food or water.
Junior Kassandra Almen of Little Falls, Minn., describes herself as a “gadget girl” who grew up helping her dad fix things on the family’s hobby farm.
NDSU Extension Service and Tech Park start-up collaborate on phone app to help motorists stranded in bad weather
NDSU students Adam Koski and Nathan Joraanstad didn’t expect a routine work assignment to receive national attention.
NDSU students are expanding music education in the community by offering vocal and instrumental lessons to children and adults.
Thirty middle school and high school students from four countries met by teleconference at NDSU Nov. 19 to present research from an intensive six-month project.
Kalidas Shetty, professor of food science at the University of Massachusetts-Amherst and former Jefferson Fellow for the U.S. Department of State, will visit NDSU this week to discuss how U.S. higher education can build effective collaborations...
Stephanie Bechtle and Lauren Reed, both seniors majoring in dietetics, spent June 2011 sharing their nutrition knowledge with the people of Cameroon, Africa.
Students in a marketing class enjoyed some real world experience in product expansion as they helped North Dakota companies generate ideas for exporting into foreign markets.
A month ago, 18-year old Ryan Brown didn’t have a clue what the engineering term “surveying” meant. But today Brown knows how to survey three different ways.
Michael Strand, associate professor and head of visual arts at North Dakota State University, got to focus on art in the community as the artist in residence at the Red Lodge Clay.....
Many local first graders are less scared of tornados and more knowledgeable about how to safely react to one thanks to NDSU assistant professor...
Clifford Canku is unveiling history of North Dakota, Minnesota and Iowa Native American prisoners...
In an ever-changing food environment, consumers are more aware of "local foods," but markets are unable to keep up with demand.
Hans Kandel, NDSU Extension Service agronomist, recently returned from Kenya where he helped more than 165 farm leaders develop technical skills in sunflower production.
Four universities in North Dakota and South Dakota have been awarded a $6 million grant to ...
Stuart Haring, assistant professor in biochemistry, has received a major national award that will bring more than $900,000 ...
Robert Brueggeman, assistant professor in plant pathology, has received a major national award ...
Billions of these could fit on the head of a pin. The tiny size of quantum dots belie the Herculean impact they could make in the semiconductor and energy industries.
North Dakota State University and the NDSU Research and Technology Park will host the fourth annual Innovation Week, Feb. 26-28, to showcase and encourage student ingenuity.
A technology developed at North Dakota State University, Fargo, creates performance- driven biocomposite materials by incorporating agricultural ...
O.A. Stevens traveled through North Dakota every summer, gathering plants and recording data from 1907 to 1961.
NDSU is holding a summer research forum on diet and health that will feature the work of its researchers and leading experts from other U.S. universities.
Neil Shubin, a noted paleontologist and evolutionary biologist, will present “Your Inner Fish: A Journey into the 3.5 Billion-Year History of the Human Body” ...
Assistant professor to demystify the biology and behavior of bats
Erin Gillam, assistant professor of biological sciences, is scheduled to present the April Science Café, titled “Beauty and the Bat; Tales From Life’s Only Flying Mammal,” on Tuesday, April 10, from 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. ...
NDSU lab to analyze clay samples from ND oilpatch counties
Scientists in a lab at NDSU’s Center for Nanoscale Science and Engineering are analyzing materials that could eventually play a role in North Dakota oil exploration.
Erxi Wu’s interest in cancer research began when he witnessed his friend battle the relentless disease.
Developmental psychologist digs into the complexities of eating disorders and body image
Eating disorders are often thought to be a female problem, but developmental psychologist Elizabeth Blodgett Salafia’s research has proved that idea wrong.
March Science Café analyzes children’s language development
Erin Conwell, assistant professor of psychology, is scheduled to present the March Science Café titled, “When getting it wrong means they’re getting right: What children’s errors tell us about their language skills,” on.....
Three physics students at NDSU received the equivalent of a bronze medal in the international University Physics Competition.
While most people don’t give much thought about how goods are tracked and end up on store shelves in places like ......
Bison Microventure, a team of 15 NDSU students, won first place and $5,000 for their novel dental implant in the Innovation Challenge ’12 on Jan. 26.
NDSU associate professor researches how North Dakota crops can be used by food manufacturers
If you have ever been curious about where the idea for your breakfast cereal or snack food originated, it may have been in a lab like the one at Harris Hall where Clifford Hall conducts his research.
North Dakota State University and the NDSU Research and Technology Park are hosting the third annual Innovation Week, Jan. 23-27, to showcase students’ creative research and development projects.
Many high-level research universities have adopted a cost-efficient solution to stretch research dollars as far as possible – sharing.
When 16-year-old Anna Bernhardt of New Salem, N.D., filled out papers to attend North Dakota Governor’s School, she didn’t know it would...
The NDSU Research Foundation announced it has concluded a license agreement with Elinor Specialty Coatings, Fargo, for removable protective coatings for outdoor bronze monuments and statues.
Stuart J. Haring, assistant professor of chemistry and biochemistry at NDSU, will present “DNA Profiling: Providing Justice One Molecule at a Time” Tuesday, Nov. 8 ...
Research by NDSU animal sciences professor Chung S. Park suggests that a pregnant woman’s diet that contains certain nutrients can potentially reduce the risk of breast cancer in her female offspring.
Several crops produced in North Dakota could play a significant role in biobased resins and coatings recently developed by researchers at NDSU.
When Dereck Stonefish was a little boy, he had many “pets.” He cared for a small squirrel that fell from a tree and a baby raccoon that lost its mother to a car. He also took in injured birds when he saw them.
Communication Professor Ross Collins is helping people understand how children were integrated into World War I and World War II...
Northern leopard frogs have been so abundant we take them for granted. But, now, there is growing concern their numbers could be dwindling dramatically.
The connection between maternal nutrition and the well being of offspring will be explored at the next Science Café scheduled...
The National Institutes of Health has awarded a two-year, $1.08 million competitive grant award ...
A novel vertical data mining method developed at NDSU offers significant accuracy and scalability advantages over current methods.
Tibetan Buddhist Monks from Drepung Loseling Monastery will construct a Mandala Sand Painting March 7-10 in the Lower Level of the NDSU Memorial Union.
The debate between the viability of fossil resources and biomass is the topic of the next Science Café on Feb. 8, at 7 p.m. in Stoker's Basement, Hotel Donaldson.
Native American high school students across North Dakota expand their understanding of science, engineering and math thanks, in part, to Sunday Academy.
NDSU communication students created a public relations campaign to remind students of the dangers of texting and driving.
A team of North Dakota State University research scientists working on the earth's southernmost and coldest continent of Antarctica...