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NDSU ADVANCE FORWARD project director named

Karen Froelich, professor of management and marketing, has been selected as director for the National Science Foundation-funded NDSU Advance FORWARD project. She will begin her new duties Aug. 16. Froelich has been involved in FORWARD activities for nearly 10 years, … Continue reading

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NDSU men’s basketball academic performance honored

NDSU was one of only six Division I schools to earn a bid to the 2015 NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament while owning a cumulative team grade-point average of 3.0 or better. For the second-straight year, the Bison were announced as … Continue reading

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NDSU volleyball team receives academic award

The NDSU volleyball team has been honored with the American Volleyball Coaches Association Team Academic Award for the 2014-15 season, the association announced July 29. The award, which was initiated in the 1992-93 academic year, honors collegiate and high school … Continue reading

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Interim dean named at NDSU

Margaret Fitzgerald, professor and head of health, nutrition and exercise sciences, has been named interim dean of human development and education, according to NDSU Provost Beth Ingram. Fitzgerald begins her duties Aug. 16, and will serve while a national search … Continue reading

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NDSU students design Red River Zoo’s new outdoor learning space

NDSU students Ellie Nyquist and Matt Ellingson tested their design capabilities and communication skills with a real client this spring. Nyquist and Ellingson, who are majoring in landscape architecture, collaborated with the Red River Zoo for a service-learning project in their … Continue reading

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Construction on Wellness Center aquatic addition underway

Construction on the aquatic addition to the Wallman Wellness Center started in June. Progress has been steady as some footings are complete and a foundation wall on the west side of the site is taking shape. Water and sewer lines will be … Continue reading

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Prestigious mathematics conference comes to NDSU

Mathematicians from around the world will gather on the NDSU campus July 27-31 for the National Science Foundation-Conference Board of the Mathematical Sciences Regional Conference. According to conference organizer María Alfonseca-Cubero, associate professor of mathematics, the event is part of a … Continue reading

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NDSU professor, food and nutrition specialist honored

Julie Garden-Robinson, Extension Service food and nutrition specialist, has been named a fellow of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. She is being honored for her commitment to the field of dietetics, professional accomplishments and pursuit of lifelong learning. Garden-Robinson also is … Continue reading

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Glass installed in STEM building

NDSU’s STEM Classroom and Lab Building now has most of the glass installed on the north, south and west sides of the building. The east side of the building will be enclosed later. Workers continue to use the open east side to … Continue reading

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Student conducts research for National Institutes of Health

An NDSU senior is conducting research at the National Institutes of Health through the prestigious Amgen Scholars Program. The Amgen Foundation selected Angel Mfon, who is majoring in psychology, to spend 10 weeks this summer conducting hands-on research at the National … Continue reading

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