Author Archives: NDSU News

Biological sciences seminar to examine wildlife ecology

The NDSU Department of Biological Sciences is scheduled to present “How Seasonal Camouflage Hides Animals while Revealing Mysteries of Climate Change,” a presentation by L. Scott Mills from the Department of Forestry and Environmental Resources at North Carolina State University, … Continue reading

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NDSU Concert Choir to tour state

The NDSU Concert Choir is scheduled to present a concert tour from Friday, March 13, through Monday, March 16, with stops across the state. The choir is set to perform in Fargo on Sunday, March 8, at 2 p.m. at … Continue reading

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Spectrum newspaper receives national honor

The Spectrum student newspaper received national recognition at the Associated Collegiate Press national convention Feb. 26-March 1 in Los Angeles. The Spectrum received second place in the Best of Show four-year weekly category. The newspaper submitted its first issue of … Continue reading

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Science Cafe to examine gene expression analysis

North Dakota State University’s next Science Café will explore the topic of gene expression analysis. Megan Orr, assistant professor of statistics, is scheduled to present “Increasing the power of the test: An introduction to gene expression analysis and false discovery … Continue reading

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Winners named in NDSU’s student innovation competition

A drone system with improved flight characteristics, a website that helps people stay connected to their communities, and a mechanical way to reduce weed pressure won their categories in North Dakota State University’s annual student innovation competition. Innovation Challenge ’15, … Continue reading

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NDSU hires Bilen-Green as vice provost for faculty

North Dakota State University has named a longtime NDSU faculty member and administrator as its new vice provost for faculty. Canan Bilen-Green will direct and implement faculty and administrator development programs, manage promotion, tenure and evaluation processes and coordinate activities … Continue reading

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Noted activist to headline Women’s Week events at NDSU

Activist and writer Robyn Ochs will highlight several events celebrating Women’s Week at NDSU. Events are scheduled throughout the week of Monday, March 2, through Friday, March 6. Ochs is slated to present “Beyond Binaries: Identity and Sexuality” on Tuesday, … Continue reading

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Helmsley Trust, N.D. Challenge grant fund endowed scholarships for NDSU American Indian public health program

The Leona M. and Harry B. Helmsley Charitable Trust has awarded North Dakota State University’s Master of Public Health program $750,000 to create the first endowed scholarship fund in the nation for graduate students in American Indian public health. The … Continue reading

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NDSU athletic director named co-chair of President’s Council on Alcohol and Other Drugs

NDSU Athletic Director Matt Larsen has been named co-chair of the President’s Council on Alcohol and Other Drugs. He will lead the council with Laura Oster-Aaland, dean of enrollment management. The council was formed eight years ago to address an … Continue reading

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Innovation Challenge competition, awards luncheon set

NDSU and the NDSU Research and Technology Park are set to host an annual event to showcase and encourage students’ innovative work. Final round oral presentations and judging for NDSU’s annual student innovation competition, Innovation Challenge ’15, is set for … Continue reading

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