Author Archives: NDSU News

Welcome planned for new NDSU students

NDSU will greet new students during a welcome celebration scheduled for Monday, Aug. 25, from 1 p.m. to 1:30 p.m. Timothy Alvarez, vice president for student affairs, and Sarah Russell, student body president, will address the incoming class and lead … Continue reading

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NDSU event to introduce public to animal agriculture

“Moos, Ewes and More,” the NDSU Department of Animal Sciences’ annual free, family-friendly event, is scheduled for Saturday, Sept. 6, at the NDSU Equine Center on 19th Avenue North in Fargo. The event, which is designed to expand the public’s … Continue reading

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NDSU researchers to appear in World Channel documentary

The film “Ice People,” which features NDSU researchers, has been selected by ITVS to be part of “Global Voices,” a critically acclaimed international documentary television series. It is scheduled to air Sunday, Aug. 24, at 10 p.m. EST on the World … Continue reading

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Custom-built kiln gives students unique educational experience

For seven years, David Swenson and Dan Siverson of the NDSU visual arts department planned. They consulted. They designed. They labored. They bought materials when the department had money for it. They labored more. In spring 2012, they stood back and looked … Continue reading

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New research explores student-parent communication

It’s a fundamental communication question in today’s busy world: Do I call or text? In particular, how do college students decide which method to use when contacting their parents? New research at NDSU indicates that decision is often determined by … Continue reading

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Student starts nonprofit organization to save lives with swimming lessons

New NDSU graduate Jonathon McCarthy wants to save children’s lives with swimming lessons. His idea—giving access to swimming lessons in areas around the world with high drowning rates—was made a reality by participating in Innovation Challenge ’14, NDSU’s third annual … Continue reading

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Two NDSU representatives to present at Health Pitch 2014

Donald Warne, director of NDSU’s Master of Public Health program, and senior Andrew Dalman are scheduled to give presentations at Health Pitch 2014, a community event to showcase ideas on improving health care. Hosted by non-profit healthcare provider Family HealthCare, … Continue reading

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Research program seeks solutions for Bakken dust impacts

Clouds of dust carried by prairie winds can impact everything from soil to crops, animals, humans and the environment. A team at NDSU is combing through proposals from NDSU researchers to help develop solutions focused on road dust issues stemming … Continue reading

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Music education symposium draws nationwide participation

The fourth bi-annual Music Education Summer Symposium is scheduled July 28 to Aug. 1 from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. on the NDSU campus. The symposium is a weeklong event for music teachers nationwide to come together, learn from each … Continue reading

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NDSU plant sciences research team creates documentary

A 30-minute documentary on plant breeding has been created as part of the educational outreach efforts of the Bean Coordinated Agricultural Project, known as Bean CAP. The film, titled “Plant Breeding: Science + Creative Problem Solving,” is available for viewing, … Continue reading

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