NDSU Announces New Presidential Team Academic Awards

North Dakota State University has created two presidential awards to recognize athletic teams that excel academically. The Presidential Academic Team Award is for the highest team grade-point average, while the Presidential Most Improved Academic Team Award is for the most improved team GPA for the calendar year. The first teams to earn these honors will…
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NDSU Commencement Set For Dec. 16

NDSU winter commencement ceremonies are scheduled for Friday, Dec. 16, at 4 p.m. in the Fargodome. The location will change to the Bison Sports Arena if the Bison football team hosts an NCAA playoff game during the week of commencement. A total of 733 graduate, professional and undergraduate students are eligible to participate, and 520…
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NDSU To Host First Regional BEST Robotics Competition

NDSU is scheduled to host the first Northern Plains BEST Robotics regional competition on Saturday, Dec. 10, from 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. in the Bentson-Bunker Fieldhouse at NDSU. BEST stands for “Boosting Engineering, Science and Technology.” Sixteen teams from Minnesota, North Dakota and South Dakota schools will demonstrate how well their remote-controlled robots perform.…
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North Dakota Research Universities Report Positive Enrollment Figures

North Dakota’s two research universities are both reporting positive numbers on the first full day of enrollment. North Dakota State University officials report enrollment is holding steady compared with last year at this time. University of North Dakota officials say first day numbers are up 4.8 percent compared with last year. The official enrollment count…
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Whitney Carlson Named Top 30 Honoree For NCAA Woman Of The Year Award

NDSU track and field athlete Whitney Carlson has been selected as a top 30 honoree for the 2011 NCAA Woman of the Year award. Thirty women, 10 from each NCAA membership division, were selected to the top 30. Carlson is the second NDSU student-athlete, and the second from the state of North Dakota, to earn…
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