Author Archives: NDSU News

Bioindustry Summit set at NDSU

Agricultural, technology and business interests will converge at the Future of the Bio-Industry Summit scheduled for May 21 in the NDSU Memorial Union. The theme of the summit is “Feed, Fuel, Heal and Build the World.” It will explore advances, … Continue reading

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Big Event lets students thank community

Organizers of North Dakota State University’s largest single-day, student-organized service event are hoping this year to send more than 1,000 volunteers into the community. The BIG Event has NDSU students, alumni, faculty and staff performing indoor and outdoor chores for … Continue reading

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Nobel Prize-winning chemist to speak at NDSU lecture series

Nobel Prize-winning chemist Dudley Herschbach is scheduled to present “Electrospray Wings for Molecular Elephants” on Wednesday, April 23, at 7 p.m. at the Fargo Theatre. The event, which is free and open to the public, is part of the NDSU College … Continue reading

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Students develop healthy, corn-based hummus

Sometimes a good recipe can be great for the pocketbook. Just ask three NDSU students who developed a tasty, healthy food product that took the $5,000 top prize in the corn category of the recent Innovation Challenge ’14. The competition … Continue reading

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Statistical predictions shine during NCAA tournaments

The national basketball champions have been crowned and the numbers tell a fascinating story. Students and faculty in NDSU’s statistics department used a variety of statistical techniques to predict the outcome of the recently-completed NCAA men’s and women’s basketball tournaments. University of … Continue reading

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Mayo Clinic biomechanics expert to speak at NDSU

A Mayo Clinic expert in biomechanics is scheduled to present at NDSU as part of the College of Engineering’s Distinguished Lecture Series. Kenton R. Kaufman, W. Hall Wendel Jr. musculoskeletal research professor, professor of biomedical engineering and director of the Biomechanics and … Continue reading

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800 Cafe to celebrate arrival of spring

NDSU dietetic students are planning to celebrate the arrival of spring with a fresh and flavorful meal at 800 Café on Thursday, April 24.  Seating will be from 11 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. in room 312 of the Katherine K. … Continue reading

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Presentation to explore violent anime characters

The violent world of anime for men will be examined in an upcoming talk by Betsy Birmingham, associate professor of English and associate dean of arts, humanities and social sciences. Anime is the term used for Japanese productions that use … Continue reading

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Award-winning Native American writer to visit NDSU

An award-winning and internationally acclaimed Minnesota-born Anishinaabe novelist, poet, historian and screenwriter is scheduled to visit North Dakota State University on Monday, April 28. Gerald Vizenor, professor emeritus at the University of California, Berkley, will read selections from his new … Continue reading

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Doctoral student produces model of waterborne pathogen

A recent NDSU graduate has made a breakthrough that could help save the lives of millions of children in underdeveloped countries. Ebot Tabe produced a first-of-its-kind model of waterborne parasite Cryptosporidium parvum’s motility that eventually could play a role in … Continue reading

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