Food scientist joins plant science department
Minwei Xu has joined the NDSU Department of Plant Sciences as an assistant professor in the food and cereal science group.
He earned his bachelor’s degree in bioengineering from Tianjin University of…
NDSU professor receives conservation research award
Marisol Berti, professor of plant sciences, was selected to receive a Soil and Water Conservation Society 2021 Conservation Research Award. The award honors members whose research has led to…
NDSU researcher receives $1.2 million grant to study pea protein
Nonoy Bandillo, NDSU plant sciences assistant professor of pulse crop breeding and genetics, has received a $1.2. million grant to study the protein content in peas.
The project is funded by the…
Weed scientist joins NDSU plant sciences
Quincy Law has joined the NDSU plant sciences department as an assistant professor and invasive and noxious weeds specialist.
Law earned his doctoral degree in horticulture and his master’s degree in…
Collaboration results in novel enzyme research
A team of researchers led by NDSU assistant professors Zhongyu Yang in chemistry and biochemistry and Bingcan Chen in plant sciences has recently published two articles focused on the development of…
Academic regalia: what the gowns, hoods and adornments mean
The academic apparel contemporary scholars wear dates back to medieval times and the rise of universities. Medieval scholars dressed in gowns, caps and hoods to distinguish themselves from merchants…
Inspiring Teacher: Cheryl Wachenheim, professor of agribusiness and applied economics
Cheryl Wachenheim cares about her students and works hard to make sure they know it.
“At NDSU, teaching is truly a student-centered activity,” said Wachenheim, who teaches a variety of courses,…
Food Science and Food Safety Club hosts regional meeting, College Bowl
Horticulture students win team award at national landscape competition
A team of six NDSU Horticulture and Forestry Club students won the National Association of Landscape Professionals’ National Collegiate Landscape Competition team award in the “Less Than Ten…
Agriculture Communication director named
Kristin Harner has joined NDSU as director of Agriculture Communication.
She previously was public relations, communications and foundation director for the Minnesota Farm Bureau, director of…