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NDSU professor receives Distinguished Chair Fulbright Award

Cheryl Wachenheim, professor of agribusiness and applied economics, has been awarded a Distinguished Chair Fulbright Scholar grant, the United States Department of State and J. William Fulbright Foreign Scholarship Board announced recently. She will teach courses in agribusiness at Renmin … Continue reading

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NDSU professor receives NIH grant for cardiovascular research

Stephen O’Rourke, NDSU professor of pharmaceutical sciences, has received a $435,000 grant from the National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute of the National Institutes of Health to conduct cardiovascular research. O’Rourke will investigate a naturally occurring biological molecule known as … Continue reading

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NDSU researcher receives $1.35 million NIH grant to target colorectal cancer

A North Dakota State University researcher is receiving one of the most competitive and prestigious grants available from the National Institutes of Health. Bin Guo, associate professor of pharmaceutical sciences, is receiving a $1.35 million Research Project Grant, also known … Continue reading

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NDSU, Sanford Health announce research grant recipients focusing on human health, nutrition

Sanford Health and NDSU announced recipients of $250,000 in seed funding to conduct collaborative research on human nutrition, weight management and other dietary-related areas as part of an initiative developed between the two organizations. The research will address key objectives … Continue reading

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NDSU agronomist helps improve Uganda’s coffee production

An NDSU crop production expert has been helping Ugandan farmers find ways to increase their country’s coffee production. “Coffee is a major agricultural commodity in Africa,” explained Hans Kandel, NDSU Extension Service agronomist and professor of plant sciences. “African countries … Continue reading

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NDSU included in USDA water research grant

NDSU will participate in a $5 million U.S. Department of Agriculture National Institute of Food and Agriculture grant, announced April 7. Intended to support critical water problems in rural and agricultural watersheds, the awards were made through the institute’s Agriculture … Continue reading

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President Bresciani named chair of Missouri Valley Football Conference Presidents’ Council

NDSU President Dean L. Bresciani has been named chair of the Presidents’ Council of the Missouri Valley Football Conference. The Presidents’ Council provides leadership for the conference, which is made up of 10 teams, including three that are in the … Continue reading

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NDSU student interns for Library of Congress

NDSU student Mohamed Abdirahman, an English major from St. Paul, Minnesota, has been selected to participate in the prestigious Junior Fellows Summer Intern Program at the Library of Congress. The summer fellowship began June 1 and is scheduled to end … Continue reading

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NDSU to host ‘How We Survive’ writing workshop

The Red River Valley Writing Project at NDSU is set to host “How We Survive: Writing it Down,” a writing workshop focusing on survival stories, Saturday, June 27, from 9 a.m. to noon at Richard H. Barry Hall. Offered collaboratively … Continue reading

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Student biking across U.S. for charity

NDSU senior Abe Kolstad is on the adventure and challenge of a lifetime. The mechanical engineering major is biking across the country as a salute to his older brother, Isaac, and to raise funds for the charities that helped him. … Continue reading

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