NDSU Graduate Students to Showcase Research and Art Projects
Fargo, ND – 04/05/2012 – 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 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Wednesday, April 11, in the Memorial Union Plains room. Sponsored by the Graduate Student Association, the Graduate School and the NDSU Office of the Provost, this event encourages current students to present their graduate research, teaching, outreach and creative projects. Cash awards will be presented at 12:30 p.m. for first-, second- and third-place posters.
“This event gives our students an opportunity to showcase their research and art projects to illustrate the high level of scholarly activity that takes place on our campus,” said David Wittrock, dean of the College of Graduate and Interdisciplinary Studies. More than 70 presentations will feature projects in the following fields:
• Agribusiness and applied economics
• Agricultural and biosystems engineering
• Animal science
• Cereal science
• Coatings and polymeric materials
• Computer science
• Environmental and conservation science
• Human development
• Materials and nanotechnology
• Pharmaceutical science
• Plant science
The NDSU Graduate School offers 46 doctoral degree programs, more than 60 master’s degree programs and 10 graduate certificate programs in eight colleges. The NDSU Graduate School has more than 2,200 students and 600 graduate faculty members. NDSU’s research activities exceed $100 million, with NDSU named as a leading research institution, in the Carnegie Commission’s Top 108 universities in the country with very high research activity.