Master’s Student Earns Award

Department of Plant Sciences master’s student Carlos Maldonado Mota received the “Best Poster Award by a Young Investigator” at the Feed the Future Legume Innovation Lab Grain Legume Research Conference held Aug. 13-18 in Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso. Maldonado Mota presented his poster, “Identification of New Sources of Resistance to Anthracnose in Climbing Bean Germplasm from Guatemala,”…
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Northern Crops Institute To Host International Grain Buyers

The Northern Crops Institute at NDSU will host grain buyers from 15 countries during a course scheduled for Monday, Sept. 11, through Wednesday, Sept. 20. About 33 participants will learn how companies can make more effective grain purchases while decreasing their financial risks. Course participants will learn about U.S. grain export handling and logistics, basic…
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Faculty To Receive Major Grant For Diabetes Research

The NDSU Department of Public Health and Department of Computer Science received a four-year $988,114 National Science Foundation grant for diabetes research. The departments will work to build a mobile application that will connect blood glucose, blood pressure and physical activity data of diabetes patients directly to health care providers. Text messaging will be used for…
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Interim Chair Of Civil And Environmental Engineering Named

Xuefeng (Michael) Chu, associate professor, has been named interim chair of the NDSU Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering. His duties began Sept. 1. “Dr. Chu has established an impressive record of research, teaching and service to the College of Engineering,” said Michael Kessler, dean of engineering. “I am very pleased he has agreed to…
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Lecture To Focus On Feminism, Free Speech

The Northern Plains Ethics Institute at NDSU is set to host a presentation by author and educator Joanna Williams, who is the education editor of spiked, an online magazine. She is scheduled to discuss “Feminism and Free Speech on Campus: Can We Have Both?” on Tuesday, Sept. 19, at 3 p.m. in the Harry D.…
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