Visiting students who participated in the NDSU Summer Research program are scheduled to give research presentations Monday, July 14, in the Memorial Union Hidatsa room.
A total of 14 students will give oral presentations on a variety of topics, ranging from microbiology to computer engineering to pharmaceutical sciences to food science. The student’s home institutions include Delaware State University, Prairie View A&M University, Mississippi Valley State University, Virginia State University, Universidade de Brasilia, Universidade do Estado do Para and Universidade Estdual do Rio Grande do Sul.
The 15-minute presentations begin at 7:45 a.m., and will be followed by a poster session from 11:15 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. in the Memorial Union Prairie Rose room. An awards luncheon starts at 12:15 p.m.
The program gives high-academically achieving underrepresented ethnic minority students a chance to study in the sciences, technology, engineering and mathematics fields and to learn about graduate school, according to Deland Myers, professor of cereal and food sciences in the Department of Plant Sciences and NCAA faculty athletic representative, who organizes the program.
Contributors and supporters include the North Dakota Experimental Program to Stimulate Competitive Research (ND EPSCoR); NDSU Office of the President; Office of the Provost; Office of Multicultural Programs; Office of International Programs; Division of Information Technology Services; Division of Equity, Diversity and Global Outreach; Department of Residence Life; NDSU Graduate School; Department of Plant Sciences; Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering; College of Science and Mathematics; College of Pharmacy, Nursing, and Allied Sciences; and the dean of Student Wellness.
NDSU is recognized as one of the nation’s top 108 public and private universities by the Carnegie Commission on Higher Education.