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NDSU hosting international renewables symposium

Published July 17, 2018

NDSU is hosting the third International Symposium on Materials from Renewables July 17-18 on the NDSU campus. The event is co-organized by faculty at NDSU and the University of Georgia. The event will explore aspects of research related to the use of renewable, natural materials, including applications in all fields of science and engineering.

Construction management and engineering chair appointed

Published June 29, 2018

Zhili “Jerry” Gao, associate professor, has been appointed chair of the NDSU Department of Construction Management and Engineering. He has served as interim chair of the department since January 2017.

NATURE student puts sleep science to the test

Published June 21, 2018

The science of sleep is big business, and Isnala Nanjin Roan Eagle has his own ideas on how to build a better mattress.

Engineering student named first team Academic All-American

Published June 21, 2018

NDSU distance runner Elliott Stone has been named to the Google Cloud Academic All-America first team in Division I men’s track and field and cross country. Stone, from Bismarck, North Dakota, owns a 4.0 cumulative GPA with a major in mechanical engineering

NDSU engineering students awarded scholarships

Published June 18, 2018

More than a dozen outstanding NDSU engineering students have earned scholarships from the Associated General Contractors of North Dakota.

Two NDSU players named to baseball all-academic team

Published June 14, 2018

Jayse McLean, a redshirt junior outfielder, has a 4.00 GPA as a mechanical engineering major and was recently named to the Google Cloud Academic All-America First Team. He led the Bison with seven home runs and was fourth in the league in both runs and home runs.

New chair of industrial and manufacturing engineering named

Published June 6, 2016

David Grewell has been named the chair of the NDSU Department of Industrial and Manufacturing Engineering and awarded a Walter B. Booth Distinguished Professorship.

NATURE program transforms students, educators

Published June 4, 2018

“It’s all about expanding horizons for students,” explained Robert Pieri, professor in mechanical engineering at NDSU and long-time advocate, as he talked about the effect of the Nurturing American Tribal Undergraduate Research and Education, or NATURE, program.

NDSU students win NASA robotic mining awards

Published May 30, 2018

An NDSU team of engineering and computer science students excelled during the recent NASA Robotic Mining Competition held at the Kennedy Space Center in Florida.

Construction management degree ranked 'best value'

Published May 30, 2018

A new study has ranked the Bachelor of Science in Construction Management degree from the NDSU Department of Construction Management and Engineering as one of the nation’s best values.

Student-athlete earns Academic All-District track and field recognition

Published May 30, 2018

NDSU distance runner Elliott Stone, who is from Bismarck, North Dakota, owns a 4.0 cumulative GPA with a major in mechanical engineering and has been named to the Google Cloud Academic All-District 6 team in Division I men’s track and field and cross country.

several College of Engineering Researchers awarded funding

Published May 29, 2018

The NDSU Research and Creative Activity Office has announced various funding for fiscal 2018, including a Seed Funding program, NDSU EXPLORE Undergraduate Research Awards, Research Support Services, Research Development Travel Awards, Mentorship Travel Awards and equipment repair. 

Two companies graduate from business incubator

Published May 24, 2018

c2renew, co-founded by mechanical engineering professor Chad Ulven, is expanding and moving to its manufacturing location to streamline the workflow in the creation of materials made of agricultural waste products. 

NDSU researchers meet with Sen. Hoeven

Published May 17, 2018

U.S. Sen. John Hoeven recently visited with researchers at the NDSU Office of Research and Creative Activity to learn about initiatives at NDSU and their connection to Department of Defense funding. 

NDSU engineering grad starts robotics camp company

Published May 14, 2018

Ryan Swanson started hosting robotics camps to earn a little extra money over the summer. It was supposed to be a temporary gig, but now the company he created at NDSU could become his full-time job and inspire a whole new generation of engineers.


Faculty member reaches 100 research publications 

Seth Rasmussen, professor of chemistry and biochemistry, has reached a significant milestone in his research career.

NDSU, NDSCS expand partnership for student success

The North Dakota State College of Science and NDSU have entered into a Memorandum of Agreement to better serve the research, service, educational and workforce needs of North Dakota.

Hope Camp shows opportunity to students 

High school students from Antler, Dunseith, Fargo, Aberdeen, Hawley and other communities in the region are using their summer to find their potential in pursuing health care professions.

NDSU professor breeding a hardy maple tree for North Dakota

Todd West, NDSU professor of plant sciences, is looking to help create a Freeman maple that will thrive in North Dakota and the Northern Plains region of the U.S.

ND EPSCoR adds staff to state office

The Established Program to Stimulate Competitive Research in North Dakota, known as ND EPSCoR, has added staff to the recently created state office, housed in the NDSU Research and Technology Park.

Student to compete in Food Technologists Global Challenge

NDSU cereal science master’s student Jane Snelling was selected to participate in the Institute of Food Technologists Student Association 2018 Global Challenge in Chicago during July.

NDSU plant scientist searches for the perfect cold weather grape

Harlene Hatterman-Valenti loves to savor dry, red wines. And since 2011, the NDSU researcher has been on a quest to produce the perfect grape for winemakers of the northern Great Plains.

NDSU Athletics to begin fundraising for indoor practice facility

The North Dakota State Board of Higher Education has granted approval to fundraise up to $37.2 million for a new NDSU indoor practice facility.

Student writers excel during W-Challenge

The focus was on the writing skills of NDSU students during the third annual W-Challenge’s end-of-the-year celebration and awards presentation May 1.

NDSU crop scientist appointed to Charles Mode Professorship

Robert Brueggeman, NDSU associate professor and agricultural research scientist, was appointed Wednesday to a newly-established professorship within the College of Agriculture, Food Systems and Natural Resources.

Summer Visit Day events scheduled

The Office of Admission will host two Summer Visit Day events for prospective NDSU students July 20 and August 10.

NDSU students receive prestigious NSF Graduate Research Fellowships

NDSU graduate student Kurt Williams and senior Anna Renner recently were awarded 2018 National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship Program grants.

NDSU to host GenCyber summer camp

NDSU and Dakota State University, Madison, South Dakota, are teaming up to present the state’s first GenCyber camp, scheduled for June 25-29 on the NDSU campus. 

Celebration of Faculty Excellence set for May 10 

President Dean L. Bresciani, Provost Beth Ingram and the NDSU Foundation and Alumni Association invite the campus community to the Celebration of Faculty Excellence, scheduled for Thursday, May 10, at 3 p.m. in the Memorial Union Plains room.

Gunkelman Award ceremony scheduled

The annual Mary McCannel Gunkelman Recognition Award is set to be presented during a ceremony Friday, May 4, at 3 p.m. in the Harry D. McGovern Alumni Center. The honor recognizes the person at NDSU who most helps to create a welcoming and happy atmosphere on campus.

Innovation Challenge winners announced

Winners of the 2018 Innovation Challenge were announced at an awards luncheon April 17. The annual competition features new, unique or re-imagined products and services developed by NDSU students.

Researchers develop improved production method for synthetic silk fibers 

Researchers in the pharmaceutical sciences lab of Amanda Brooks, assistant professor of pharmaceutical sciences, have developed a method to improve the production of synthetic silk fibers.

Journey to the Homeland Tour set for May 

Michael M. Miller, Germans from Russia Heritage Collection director, and Jeremy Kopp, special collections associate, will lead the 22nd Journey to the Homeland Tour to Germany and Odessa, Ukraine, scheduled for May 16-26.

NDSU Graduate Research Symposium set for Friday 

The Graduate Student Council is set to host the second annual NDSU Graduate Research Symposium on Friday, April 6, from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. in the Great Plains Room of the Memorial Union. 

NDSU Extension Service director to retire 

Chris Boerboom, NDSU Extension Service director, has announced his retirement effective July 2.

NDSU Provost named to national board of directors

Provost Beth Ingram has been named to the Association of Chief Academic Officers board of directors. Her term runs through March 2021.

NDSU earns Arbor Day Foundation recognition 

NDSU has been recognized with 2017 Tree Campus USAhonors by the Arbor Day Foundation for its commitment to effective urban forest management.

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