Author Archives: NDSU News

Statistical predictions shine during NCAA tournaments

The national basketball champions have been crowned and the numbers tell a fascinating story. Students and faculty in NDSU’s statistics department used a variety of statistical techniques to predict the outcome of the recently-completed NCAA men’s and women’s basketball tournaments. University of … Continue reading

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Mayo Clinic biomechanics expert to speak at NDSU

A Mayo Clinic expert in biomechanics is scheduled to present at NDSU as part of the College of Engineering’s Distinguished Lecture Series. Kenton R. Kaufman, W. Hall Wendel Jr. musculoskeletal research professor, professor of biomedical engineering and director of the Biomechanics and … Continue reading

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800 Cafe to celebrate arrival of spring

NDSU dietetic students are planning to celebrate the arrival of spring with a fresh and flavorful meal at 800 Café on Thursday, April 24.  Seating will be from 11 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. in room 312 of the Katherine K. … Continue reading

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Presentation to explore violent anime characters

The violent world of anime for men will be examined in an upcoming talk by Betsy Birmingham, associate professor of English and associate dean of arts, humanities and social sciences. Anime is the term used for Japanese productions that use … Continue reading

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Award-winning Native American writer to visit NDSU

An award-winning and internationally acclaimed Minnesota-born Anishinaabe novelist, poet, historian and screenwriter is scheduled to visit North Dakota State University on Monday, April 28. Gerald Vizenor, professor emeritus at the University of California, Berkley, will read selections from his new … Continue reading

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Doctoral student produces model of waterborne pathogen

A recent NDSU graduate has made a breakthrough that could help save the lives of millions of children in underdeveloped countries. Ebot Tabe produced a first-of-its-kind model of waterborne parasite Cryptosporidium parvum’s motility that eventually could play a role in … Continue reading

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TRIO Day to honor supporters, mark 25th year of McNair Scholars at NDSU

NDSU is preparing to mark its 25th year hosting the McNair Scholars Program as part of its annual TRIO Day celebration. An awards banquet is scheduled Wednesday, April 16, in the Memorial Union Ballroom. TRIO Programs prepare students for successful entry, … Continue reading

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NDSU student receives Goldwater Scholarship

Loren James Anderson, a sophomore majoring in mathematics, has been selected to receive the prestigious Barry Goldwater Scholarship. Anderson was among four NDSU students nominated for the scholarship. Other nominees included sophomores Bridget Eklund, Nicole Marie Snyder and junior John … Continue reading

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Expanding Your Horizons set for April 12 at NDSU

The annual Expanding Your Horizons educational event for young women is scheduled at NDSU on April 12. The nationwide project for young women in grades 7-9 encourages and develops career interests in science, technology, engineering and mathematics, known as STEM. … Continue reading

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Five NDSU graduates to be honored at Alumni Awards Celebration

Five outstanding NDSU alumni will be recognized during the NDSU Alumni Association’s 2014 Alumni Awards Celebration, scheduled for Thursday, May 1, at 11:30 a.m. at the Fargodome. Garry Higdem, BS ’75, civil engineering, and Sandy Fiechtner, BS ’78, home economics, … Continue reading

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