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NDSU names director of admission

Merideth Sherlin has been named director of admission at North Dakota State University. She was selected for the position following a national search. Laura Oster-Aaland, associate vice provost for enrollment management, said Sherlin’s extensive admission and leadership experience make her … Continue reading

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NDSU Science Café to explore role of FDA

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration is the focus of North Dakota State University’s first Science Café of the academic year, scheduled for Tuesday, Sept. 8, at 7 p.m. in Stoker’s Basement at the Hotel Donaldson in downtown Fargo. The … Continue reading

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Professor-emeritus named president of international research organization

Delegates attending the congress of the International Union for Quaternary Research have elected Allan Ashworth, University Distinguished Professor-Emeritus of geology, president of their organization for the next four years. This year’s congress in Nagoya, Japan, provided a forum for more … Continue reading

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NDSU faculty member writes book on tobacco advertising‬

While the character Don Draper in the television show “Mad Men” looked for a way to first save his cigarette advertising accounts, and then to distance himself from them, a new book — “Tobacco Goes to College” — shows the … Continue reading

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NDSU welcomes incoming students

Members of the freshman class marched through the university gates with NDSU President Dean L. Bresciani, Student Body President Eric McDaniel and other student and university leaders Aug 24. They then gathered outside Putnam Hall, NDSU’s first library, during the … Continue reading

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NDSU ‘History of North American Plains’ course offered to the public

Tom Isern, NDSU University Distinguished Professor of history, is offering his popular course “HIST 431/631: The North American Plains” for the public to audit. The course has been rescheduled and reformatted to make it more accessible to the public and … Continue reading

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Barry Hall atrium areas redesigned

NDSU business students will see some changes when they return to Barry Hall as fall classes begin. The former first-floor bookstore space is converting to a new coffee shop area with enhanced seating. Additional improvements to the area will be … Continue reading

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Faculty member, visiting scholar receive National Pork Board grant

David Newman, assistant professor of animal science and swine specialist, and Sun Xin (Rex), visiting scholar from Nanjing Agriculture University, Nanjing, China, have received an $80,325 grant from the National Pork Board. The project, which will provide valuable information for … Continue reading

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NDSU President Bresciani to welcome incoming students

NDSU President Dean L. Bresciani and student body president Eric McDaniel will greet incoming students during the President’s Welcome, scheduled for Monday, Aug. 24, at 1 p.m. Bresciani and McDaniel will lead the students through the university gates and then … Continue reading

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NDSU Veterans Educational Training program adds horsemanship course

Faculty in NDSU’s equine science and Veterans Educational Training programs have teamed up to offer a horsemanship component as part of Veterans Educational Training’s summer coursework. Veterans Educational Training is a state-funded program that’s available at no cost to veterans. … Continue reading

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