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Innovation winners create recording system to enhance road safety

A team of NDSU students encountered a few speed bumps while developing a software program that uses vehicle-mounted cameras ...

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NDSU senior works with researchers to find answers to asthma

As NDSU senior TJ Peterson learns about interactions between the outside world and the lung, he’s hopeful his efforts will someday contribute ...

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Construction management major excels at dream internship in Alaska

When Jon Lawler walked into the NDSU Engineering and Tech Expo in September 2011, he had a few things on his internship wish list.

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Student innovation team uses corn to help combat cancer

Corn may prove a vital material in the fight against colon cancer, thanks to the scientific achievements of a team of NDSU students.

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Innovation competition winner creates better way to test drug

The first thing you notice about Erin Nyren-Erickson is her sassy red hair. Then how animated she is as she talks about liposomes ...

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NDSU students get rare opportunity to see endangered Devils Hole pupfish

Without the 7-foot-tall chain link fence, barbed wire and security cameras, Devils Hole would likely go unnoticed ...

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Commencement speaker to address making the most of the college experience

As a campus tour guide, North Dakota State University senior Kylie Artz is well prepared to answer the questions posed by most visitors.

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Students learn from the masters at the NDSU Choral Symposium

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.

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Spectrum editor leads paper to top prize

On a January day, Spectrum Editor-In-Chief Linda Vasquez sits behind the desk in her private office.                           

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Inaugural Gala Concert to showcase NDSU School of Music

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.

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Working overtime to bring ‘9 to 5’ alive

Nineteen students span the stage in Askanase Hall as director Lori Horvik energetically weaves between them and two rows of equally spaced, small wooden desks.

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2-day Career Expo to feature more than 180 employers

Senior Amanda Huiras is among hundreds of NDSU students who hope the upcoming Career Expo is a big step toward a bright, successful career.

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Entrepreneur Randal Pinkett to be keynote speaker for Innovation Week ’13

Entrepreneur, scholar and author Randal Pinkett is scheduled to be the keynote speaker during the fourth annual Innovation Week, Feb. 26-28, hosted by..

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NDSU Saddle and Sirloin Club to host 87th Little International

The 87th Little International Livestock Show, the largest student-sponsored event at NDSU, is scheduled for Feb. 8-9.

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NDSU to administer student survey

Starting the first week in February, NDSU will administer the National Survey of Student Engagement. The survey tracks how engaged students are in learning...

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Family's education message motivates grad student

As an undergraduate student at NDSU, any complaints Tara Freed had about college being difficult were often short lived.

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Nathan Anderson named NDSU student commencement speaker

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.

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NDSU thanks donors for bronze bison statue

Thanks to the generosity of several donors, and particularly Jim and Sandra Roers of Fargo, a well-traveled entrance to North Dakota State University ...

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NDSU to host graduate school information fair

NDSU is hosting a Graduate School Information Fair from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 6, in the Memorial Union Great Room.

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Competition to award cash prizes to top product, service and corn-based innovations

NDSU is gearing up for its second annual innovation competition. Innovation Challenge ’13 will be held during Innovation Week, Feb. 25 to March 1.

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Alumnus Harry D. McGovern provides $1 million gift to NDSU Alumni Center

NDSU alumnus Harry D. McGovern has presented a $1 million gift to the NDSU Development Foundation to support the NDSU Alumni Center.

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Undergraduate wins national scholarship

David Lukudu considered a pencil an amazing gift when he was growing up in what is now known as South Sudan.

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Students design, construct tool to show building energy use

Sometimes walls really can talk. With the help of architecture students, one of NDSU’s oldest buildings, Renaissance Hall, truly communicates with its occupants.

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Grad student gains hands-on archaeological experience

NDSU history doctoral student Aaron Barth feels a personal connection with ancient soldiers on the island of Cyprus.

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Horticulture alumnus creates beauty below ground

When David Bird heads for his “cave,” he’s actually going to work.

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Nursing students explore health care practices in Kenya

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.

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Concert Choir wins international competition

On a Saturday evening in May, circles of people sang spontaneously in the city squares of Zadar, Croatia. 

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Executive-in-Residence shares knowledge with students, community

Business students should discover entrepreneurial interests and talents that separate them from the crowd.

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NDSU students, alumna exchange interior design ideas in China

Krystal Falcon’s postgraduation plans didn’t initially include moving to China.

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Student overcomes challenges to complete degree, fulfill lifelong dream

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.

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Doctoral student addresses giving back in commencement speech

Sarah Prigge has spent most of the past 10 years studying and teaching music.

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Student speaker addresses personal growth at undergraduate commencement

Alisha Nord’s message to her classmates focused on taking lessons learned as an undergraduate and applying them in the future.

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The 800 Café gives students experience running a restaurant

NDSU student Amanda Stumpf has a whole new appreciation of her dining experiences at restaurants.

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300 student organizations enhance NDSU’s educational experience

NDSU student Cassie Hatzenbuhler is learning firsthand what happens behind the scenes before models take to the catwalk.

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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.

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Alumni Awards Celebration to recognize 5 graduates’ achievements

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.

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Graduate students to showcase research and art projects

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 ...

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Peer educators raise awareness about sexual assault

Sexual assault is an uncomfortable topic for many people.

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International Week events embrace, celebrate diversity on campus and in the community

When Tanvi Sharma arrived at NDSU from her native New Delhi, India, she found herself immersed in a new culture and surroundings.

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NDSU students chosen to be head dancers at annual quad-college powwow

NDSU students Thomas Bluestone and Kelsey Peltier have been dancing at powwows since they were old enough to walk.

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NDSU offers new study abroad program to Transylvania

When people hear Transylvania, they often think of vampires and Count Dracula. 

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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.

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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.

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NDSU students to compete in Clean Snowmobile Challenge

A team of NDSU students is set to compete in the upcoming 13th annual Society of Automotive Engineers’ Clean Snowmobile Challenge.

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Theatre students learn 600-year-old art form from traditional Japanese artist

Six weeks is a short time to learn a craft developed more than 600 years ago and mastered over numerous generations. 

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Black History Month events help participants explore African and African American culture

Black History Month events at NDSU include everything from music and food to fashion and literature.

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Innovative class project allows pharmacy students to serve real patients

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.

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NDSU Saddle and Sirloin Club to host 86th Little International

NDSU and the Saddle and Sirloin Club are scheduled to host the 86th Little International Livestock Contest Feb. 10-11 on the NDSU campus. 

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NDSU offers new global food systems study abroad program

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.

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Students develop leadership skills while serving the community

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.

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NDSU launches sexual assault helpline as a resource for students

Few sexual assaults are reported to NDSU University Police every year. 

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Student broadcasters work for ESPN during football playoffs at the Fargodome 

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.  

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NDSU student commencement speaker Adlina Paramarta to address positive change

NDSU senior Adlina Paramarta is frequently described as a “dynamo,” an outgoing bundle of energy and enthusiasm.

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NDSU student tests his intellectual, physical abilities in elite Army competition

NDSU senior Ryan Lindberg, a member of the North Dakota National Guard, can proudly say he is among the best warriors in the world.

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NDSU students perform in August Strindberg’s ‘Miss Julie’

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. 

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Graduate student travels to Europe for ‘life-changing’ presentation experience

NDSU communication graduate student Alicia E. Phillips beams when she talks about her recent research presentation in Europe. 

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Horticulture student lands dream internship

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.

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NDSU student team takes second place at ‘MechMania’ competition

The NDSU student chapter of the Association for Computing Machinery (NDSU ACM) recently took second place ...

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Emergency management is an emerging career choice

People have been interested in managing disaster since ancient times.

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Students create anti high-risk drinking campaign

An assignment in an advertising class turned into NDSU’s official message about student alcohol consumption.

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 Students collaborate with local developer on marketing plan 

 A group of NDSU students played an important role in the highly successful opening of a new privately owned housing complex near campus. 

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Students to be recognized for academic achievements

NDSU will recognize its top students during halftime of the Bison-Missouri State football game Saturday, Oct. 15, at the Fargodome.

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Theatre NDSU to present "The Wild Party"

Theatre NDSU will present Andrew Lippa’s “The Wild Party” Oct. 13-15 and Oct. 20-23 in Askanase Auditorium in Reineke Fine Arts Center. Thursday-Saturday shows start at 7:30 p.m.

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Pharmacy students serve Guatemalans during medical mission trip

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.

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NDSU provides free late-night activities for students

NDSU provides many free, late-night campus activities for students on Friday and Saturday nights.

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Design students to display energy efficient cabin at Minnesota State Fair

Fourteen students will have a big audience for their first ever design build project – approximately 300,000 fairgoers. 

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College of Human Development and Education names Outstanding Student 

Rebecca Huckeby has known she wanted to be in education for a long time. 

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Students explore engineering structures in China

One request from an NDSU student six years ago created an ongoing opportunity for dozens of civil engineering students to explore...

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iPad group forms to share classroom and research experience

Part of maintaining NDSU's status as a top-ranked research university includes using new technologies to advance knowledge. 

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Computer science sophomore selected as one of 50 students for national leadership training

Who: Rafiki Assumani, a sophomore majoring in computer science and one of 50 students chosen for a national leadership and advocacy program.

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Sharmila Sunwar finds power in education at NDSU

When Sharmila Sunwar earned her doctorate in environment and conservation sciences May 14, it was a remarkable milestone for both her and her tribe in Nepal. 

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NDSU student lands coveted internship writing and producing news for ABC

The next time you watch “World News,” ABC network’s flagship broadcast, listen closely. 

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Lynch earns outstanding service award for volunteer efforts

Andrew Lynch, a senior in electrical engineering, has been devoting much of his time to the Fargo Salvation Army the past two years. 

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Architecture and landscape architecture Thesis Show displayed 

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.

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Students learn from collaboration and outside perspective while producing 'Die Fledermaus'

This week, 42 students ranging from freshmen to graduate students, majoring in areas from music and theatre to physics...

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Interior design seniors showcase their skills

From April 26 to 29, the work of 15 interior design seniors will be exhibited in the Memorial Union Prairie Rose room. 

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Student profile - Trista Manikowske

Name: Trista Manikowske
Program/Degree Seeking: MS Exercise Science and Nutrition

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An ancient, complex game is examined

 NDSU mathematics doctoral student Lindsay (Merchant) Erickson is fascinated by the ancient game of Nim. 

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Architecture students participate in competition 'For the Birds'

 Second-year architecture students elevated their design skills to satisfy some high-flying clients during a design/construction competition called “For the Birds.” 

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Land Grant

Pharmacy students serve and learn on medical mission trip to Guatemala

The 6-year-old Guatemalan boy barely said a word, shyly clinging to his mother as his father talked with volunteers ...

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NDSU researchers create new model to help western North Dakota oil patch estimate growth

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.

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Engineering students create solutions to everyday problems

Inside a testing laboratory in Dolve Hall, an assortment of machine parts line the shelves and edges of the room.

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NDSU summer camp introduces kids to engineering

The rules were simple. Don’t let your robot fall on the floor. Take turns. Have fun. And ask questions.

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NDSU summer research program supports diversity in STEM fields

Top-notch students from across the country have come to NDSU to take part in an exciting adventure in learning.

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NDSU recognizes area educators for supporting access to higher education

Seven North Dakota and Minnesota high school educators are the first to receive the Distinguished Education Professional award ...

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Noted primatologist to give public lecture on biological origins of morality

Feeling and showing empathy are not exclusive to humans. Animals, such as monkeys, apes and elephants, demonstrate compassion too, ...

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Event piques kids’ interest in nursing as a career option

The first things you hear are exclamations of delight and wonder, usually followed by a few giggles.

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Science Café to demonstrate how the body recycles cells to maintain health

A healthy planet relies on recycling and cleaning. The same can be said for maintaining healthy cells in the human body.

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Statewide rural leadership program gives participants global context

Rural Leadership North Dakota is a statewide leadership development program that includes seminars with experts; on-site tours and presentations; ...

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English major, former refugee, helps New Americans learn the language

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.

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Initiative focuses on ND soil

Good soil health is vital in maintaining and improving North Dakota’s economic prosperity and minimizing the impact of land management practices on the environment.

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Helping small visitors dream big

On a fall morning, fourth graders from Bismarck’s Myhre Elementary School filed into a study room at Sudro Hall.

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Science Café explores the art and science of hypnosis

James Council, professor and chair of the NDSU psychology department, is scheduled to present the December Science Café, titled ...

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Youth across North Dakota complete 4-H Eco-Bot Challenge 

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.

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Commodity Trading Lab opens at NDSU

An exciting new era of education has begun in the NDSU Department of Agribusiness and Applied Economics.

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Conference to address diversity in the workforce, education and community organizations

Cultural Diversity Resources in partnership with North Dakota State University, Minnesota State University Moorhead and...

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Students volunteer in Central America

It’s a great example of caring, compassion and NDSU’s land-grant mission of service. 

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‘Moos, Ewes and More’ event showcases Department of Animal Sciences

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.

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NDSU assistant professor to discuss ‘Why Stuff Sticks’ at September Science Café

Andrew Croll, assistant professor of physics at NDSU, is scheduled to present the September Science Café, titled ...

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American Indian high school, tribal college students conduct research with NDSU faculty

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. 

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Microsoft holds training program pilot at NDSU

Young professionals from around the country lived and learned on the NDSU campus this summer. 

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FFA partners with NDSU on annual state convention

NDSU has facilities and agricultural experts. FFA has students eager to learn.

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Professor helps local children imagine how to use tiny particles to build big things

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.

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North Dakota youth build character while learning through Governor’s School experience

For many students, Governor’s School provides a springboard to a fulfilling college and professional career.

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Land-Grant Summit to celebrate 150thanniversary of Morrill Act

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.

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Students recognized for contributions to community

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.

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NDSU Center for Child Development collects toys for children undergoing chemotherapy

The NDSU Center for Child Development and Human Development and Family Science Club partnered with Fargo State Bank  ..

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NDSU students, alumni give back to community in all-day volunteer event

NDSU volunteers took advantage of a gorgeous 75-degree spring day to give back to the Fargo-Moorhead community.

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NDSU students teach about health care careers at area schools

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.

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NDSU students help local children use technology to learn

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.

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Extension Service helps area gardeners prepare for growing season

March’s unseasonably warm weather has Steve Sagaser’s phone ringing a bit more than usual.

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Community participates in art professor’s Misfit Cup Liberation Project

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.

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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.

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Social psychologist brings research findings to the public by blogging for Psychology Today

he title of Clay Routledge’s blog seems to cover most of life’s psychological bases. 

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Program changes how future educators are prepared for the classroom

A project is now in place to fundamentally change the way teachers are prepared for the classroom.

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NDSU senior Onam Liduba is an education, community health advocate

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.

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Glimpses of NDSU history available for viewing

It’s a North Dakota State University historical treasure literally at your fingertips. 

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Women engineering students mentor girls, teach their discipline’s concepts through TechGYRLS

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.

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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.

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NDSU academy addresses shortage of music-lesson teachers, gives college students teaching experience

NDSU students are expanding music education in the community by offering vocal and instrumental lessons to children and adults.

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Middle school, high school students present research at NDSU

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. 

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Student runs across state for flood recovery

Part of NDSU’s land-grant mission is to find solutions to ever-changing, real-world problems

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Unwanted pets give students hands-on training

NDSU's veterinary technology program has partnered with two Fargo-Moorhead area animal-rescue organizations: 4 Luv of Dog Rescue and the Cat's Cradle Shelter Inc. management team, which runs the Minn-Kota PAAWS cat shelter.

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Kalidas Shetty to give public presentation Nov. 10

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...

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Internship in Burke County benefits student, community

Monisha Shrestha is in the middle of one of the greatest learning experiences of her life.

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Eighth graders glimpse college life

For a group of West Fargo students, a recent trip to the NDSU campus was a potential glimpse of the future.

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 Students use their education to help people in Cameroon 

Stephanie Bechtle and Lauren Reed, both seniors majoring in dietetics, spent June 2011 sharing their nutrition knowledge with the people of Cameroon, Africa.

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Students gain experience marketing local products on international scale

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.

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Students learn through deeds

Service learning combines several of NDSU’s main missions. By completing hours of volunteer work in their courses or for credit, students are engaged in an immersive learning environment with current practitioners in their fields.

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Animal sciences department to host educational livestock event

The Department of Animal Sciences will host the second annual “Moos, Ewes and More,” a family event to learn more ...

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Education partnership fosters future Native American engineers

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. 

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NDSU art professor reaches out to residents of Red Lodge

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.....

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Disaster Recovery Log

The Disaster Recovery Log app helps you record information about damages to your home and property using text, images and audio. 

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NDSU hosts academic enrichment program, STEM Kids

From building bridges, launching water bottle rockets and programming robots to compounding lotion and concocting bubble gum – for a few days in June....

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Governor's School benefits students and faculty

It is officially summer, but school is not out for some of the brightest young minds in North Dakota. 

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NDSU graduate students examine local sodium-affected soils

That white, powder-like substance you’ve noticed in recent years in some North Dakota ditches and fields is salt. 

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Horizons making a difference

NDSU Extension Service Horizons program provides education, coaching and activities to broaden the communities’ leadership base. 

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Faculty talks with first graders about tornado safety 

Many local first graders are less scared of tornados and more knowledgeable about how to safely react to one thanks to NDSU assistant professor...

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Clifford Canku and NDSU graduate students' project details Native American prisoners' experiences

Clifford Canku is unveiling history of North Dakota, Minnesota and Iowa Native American prisoners...

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Presentation to address 'Positive Aging' 

Cynthia Torges, assistant professor of human development and family science, will present "Positive Aging"...

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Local foods symposium at NDSU to discuss challenges of meeting demand

In an ever-changing food environment, consumers are more aware of "local foods," but markets are unable to keep up with demand. 

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Community lectureship explores 'Materials Science of Superheroes'

James Kakalios, author of the popular science book "The Physics of Superheroes," will be the featured...

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NDSU Extension agronomist provides sunflower training in Kenya

Hans Kandel, NDSU Extension Service agronomist, recently returned from Kenya where he helped more than 165 farm leaders develop technical skills in sunflower production.

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Rural Leadership Program Has Impact

The NDSU Extension Service’s leadership development program called Rural Leadership North Dakota has had a huge impact throughout the state.

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Students respond to rising Red

Dozens of students gathered inside the Memorial Union Wednesday afternoon to board a bus to Sandbag Central.

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NDSU part of new multi-state research collaboration focused on using plants to replace petroleum

Four universities in North Dakota and South Dakota have been awarded a $6 million grant to ...

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Innovation competition winners make dental implant breakthrough

Innovation is often born from passion. It’s ignited by a passion to learn, grow and find answers to complicated questions.

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NDSU researcher receives prestigious National Science Foundation award and funding

Stuart Haring, assistant professor in biochemistry, has received a major national award that will bring more than $900,000 ...

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Plant pathology researcher receives prestigious National Science Foundation award and funding

Robert Brueggeman, assistant professor in plant pathology, has received a major national award ...

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NDSU research coaxes clays to make human bone

Confounding clays of the Red River Valley that cause structures to shift and buckle could actually hold the key to building better bones in humans ...

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New process to make nanospheres developed at NDSU

Controlling the release of a life-saving drug in the human body. Detecting dangerous diseases at an early stage.

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NDSU researcher exploring materials to help solve world's energy challenges

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.

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Innovation Week to showcase, encourage student ingenuity

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.

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NDSU scientists analyze clay samples from ND oil patch

Initial results of clay samples from western North Dakota show varying percentages of alumina content, a finding of interest ...

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Start-up company developed from NDSU research discovery

A technology developed at North Dakota State University, Fargo, creates performance- driven biocomposite materials by incorporating agricultural ...

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Funding boosts biomedical research at NDSU

When it comes to cancer, asthma, hypertension and arthritis, NDSU faculty, staff and students are fighting disease at the frontlines of basic biomedical research.

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National Science Foundation award bolsters “big data” research at NDSU  

This is big. When it comes to research, scientists often generate oceans of data, which can create challenges to...

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Graduate student researches new use for wetland model

Twice a week, graduate student Alex Stalboerger parks on the edge of a dirt road near Embden, N.D.

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NDSU faculty publish bird development research in international ecological journal

 This is one smart egg. Talk about adjusting your internal clock.

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Undergraduate research program supports diversity in STEM fields

The NDSU Summer Undergraduate Research STEM Program is an important chance to learn, grow and prepare for the future.

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NDSU plant data provides goldmine for climate-change research featured in major international journal

O.A. Stevens traveled through North Dakota every summer, gathering plants and recording data from 1907 to 1961.

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Fulbright scholar carries out novel cancer drug research at NDSU

Ihor Tarnavchyk’s brief 2008 visit at NDSU helped lead to a new product used to treat burns.

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Summer forum gives researchers venue to share information

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.

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NDSU student wins national award for best social science research

An international studies and political science student at North Dakota State University, Fargo, was awarded ...

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Students help researchers working to establish new climate record for Antarctica

Some students will literally go to the end of the earth for their studies.

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Noted paleontologist and evolutionary biologist to present on the history of the human body

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” ...

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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. ...

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NDSU researcher uses supercomputing to study the sun

Researcher Cherish Bauer-Reich wants to look inside the sun.

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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.

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Pharmaceutical sciences assistant professor continues commitment to cancer research

Erxi Wu’s interest in cancer research began when he witnessed his friend battle the relentless disease.

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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. 

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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..... 

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NDSU students win bronze in international basketball and physics competitio

Three physics students at NDSU received the equivalent of a bronze medal in the international University Physics Competition.  

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Antennaless radio frequency identification tags solve problem of tracking metal and liquids

While most people don’t give much thought about how goods are tracked and end up on store shelves in places like ......

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Dental implant, aphasia therapy and marine coating system win NDSU’s Innovation Challenge ’12

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.

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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.

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Innovation Week to showcase students’ projects Jan. 23-27

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.

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Researchers, students benefit from NDSU's shared research facilities

Many high-level research universities have adopted a cost-efficient solution to stretch research dollars as far as possible – sharing.  

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High school student’s research experience at NDSU leads to publication in major scientific journal

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...

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NDSU researcher explores micro-world to help prevent diseases

Bacteria are incredibly tiny and all around us; some types can cause serious diseases. 

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Science Café to explore chemistry of wine and claims about its health benefits

Little-known facts about wine will be revealed during the December Science Café.

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Parents, child development experts use infant lab research

On a late fall afternoon, an 8-month-old baby is the focus of attention at the Infant Cognitive Development Lab at NDSU.

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NDSU Research Foundation licenses coatings technology to Elinor Specialty Coatings

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.

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Science Café to cover DNA’s role in bringing justice

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 ...

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New research says sweets help your disposition

A new study by NDSU alumni and a faculty member suggests people with a “sweet tooth” have sweeter dispositions.

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Professor's research links mothers' pregnancy diet to daughters' breast cancer risk

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.

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Science Café to focus on mindfulness meditation

Brian Ostafin, assistant professor of psychology at NDSU, will present “Meditation is not what you think: Psychology research on the benefits of training the mind” Tuesday, Oct. 11, at 7 p.m. in Stokers Basement ...  

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Researchers develop biobased technology from ND crop materials

Several crops produced in North Dakota could play a significant role in biobased resins and coatings recently developed by researchers at NDSU.

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Science Café scheduled for Sept. 13

The Science Café presentation, “Energy and our future: What is the problem, how big is it and what are our options?” is scheduled for Tuesday, Sept. 13 ...

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NDSU opens new Beef Cattle Research Complex

One of the top beef research facilities in the world is now open for business. This summer, NDSU held a ribbon cutting ceremony for the new North Dakota State University Beef Cattle Research Complex. 

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NDSU faculty awarded grant for research in Antarctica 

More NDSU students will be able to conduct research in Antarctica thanks to grants from the National Science Foundation. 

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Stonefish selected for National Science Foundation Fellowship

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. 

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Collins writes book on child-targeted wartime propaganda

Communication Professor Ross Collins is helping people understand how children were integrated into World War I and World War II...

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NDSU serves as hub for STEM education research

A novel research area is gaining momentum among American scientists and mathematicians and NDSU is a driving force behind it.

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Materials and nanotechnology forum scheduled for June 9

Researchers across campus will showcase their projects at the Summer Forum on Materials and Nanotechnology...

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Rasool Aghatehrani’s research in microgrids keeps energy stable

 Who: Rasool Aghatehrani, doctoral student in electrical engineering

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Frog research puts NDSU on ‘front lines’ of conservation biology efforts

Northern leopard frogs have been so abundant we take them for granted. But, now, there is growing concern their numbers could be dwindling dramatically.

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NDSU Researcher Studies Disease-causing Bacteria

 An NDSU researcher hopes her efforts can lead to the development of novel drugs to treat certain infectious diseases. 

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Science Café to discuss how maternal nutrition effects offspring

The connection between maternal nutrition and the well being of offspring will be explored at the next Science Café scheduled...

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Collaboration energizes research

Organic-based solar cells have the potential to revolutionize renewable energy technology. 

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Faculty Profile - Ted Esslinger

Who: Ted Esslinger, NDSU professor of botany/biology and a leading authority on lichens

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NDSU to host international physics conference 

 Top scientists from around the globe will journey to Fargo this summer as NDSU hosts a premier international physics conference.

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Graduate students to share research with campus community

From agriculture to cancer cells to exercise to flooding - NDSU graduate students’ research covers a wide range of topics.

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Million-dollar grant awarded to research startup company founded by NDSU computer science professor

The National Institutes of Health has awarded a two-year, $1.08 million competitive grant award ...

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Features

Students provide creative outlet for peers

 A group of students is gaining practical experience while helping campus peers express imagination.

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Data mining technology created at NDSU licensed to Treeminer, Inc.

A novel vertical data mining method developed at NDSU offers significant accuracy and scalability advantages over current methods.

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Next Science Café addresses bullying

"Bullying: What Do We Know, How Do We Know it, and What We Can Do?" is the title of the next Science ...

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NDSU Extension Service provides flood Information

NDSU Extension Service website provides information and videos on how to protect your family and property before a flood.

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Tibetan Buddhist Monks to construct Mandala sand painting at NDSU

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.

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Art to help in flood fight

Carrying an armful of empty sandbags and permanent markers, Michael Strand, associate professor of visual arts at NDSU...

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Virtual Cyberinfrastructure Conference scheduled

Plans are underway for the first statewide Cyberinfrastructure Conference scheduled for March 3.

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Student spreads compassion in Indonesia

Tenzin Jangchup only learned the full extent of what she signed up for once she got to Indonesia. 

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IPM Program Combats Crop Pests, Disease

Each year, a handful of trained scouts survey fields for the pests that could threaten North Dakota’s crops.

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Science Cafe presents 'Better Living through Plants. Are Biorefineries the Panacea?'

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.

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NDSU faculty and students expand science, math and engineering  for Native American high school students

 Native American high school students across North Dakota expand their understanding of science, engineering and math thanks, in part, to Sunday Academy.

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Communication students gain experience and contribute to the community

NDSU communication students created a public relations campaign to remind students of the dangers of texting and driving.

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Student Profile

Name: Karen Sorensen

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Gearing Up for Kindergarten teaches children the skills they need to enter school.

Chrissa Prestriedge wasn’t sure what would happen when son Drew started kindergarten.

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NDSU departments offer inventors workshop in Bismarck

 The North Dakota State University Extension Service, Extension Centerfor Community Vitality...

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Report shows NDSU Research & Tech Park's positive economic impact

The NDSU Research & Technology Park positively impacts economies, helps create jobs and helps generate revenue...

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Pharmacy students gain hands-on experience while helping campus members improve health

Third-year professional pharmacy students will put their studies into practice Feb. 14-18...

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NDSU researchers phone home to young scientists from 9,000 miles away

A team of North Dakota State University research scientists working on the earth's southernmost and coldest continent of Antarctica...

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