Student Named Miss North Dakota USA

NDSU student Stephanie Erickson was named 2013 Miss North Dakota USA in competition held Nov. 18 at NDSU’s Festival Concert Hall. Erickson, from Fargo, is a senior majoring in electrical engineering who anticipates graduating at winter commencement Dec. 14. Erickson will compete at the national level next year, in a pageant televised on NBC. The…
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NDSU Assistant Professor Receives Grant For Literature, Art Project

A grant awarded to an NDSU English and education assistant professor will help bring a best-selling author to Fargo. Kelly Sassi has been awarded a grant from the North Dakota Humanities Council for her proposal, titled “Reading Literature/ Viewing Art: ‘Moby-Dick,’ ‘Ahab’s Wife’ and the Paintings of T.L. Solien.” The grant will help make it possible to bring award-winning…
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NDSU Downtown Director Selected Grand Marshal For Holiday Parade

Tim Flakoll, NDSU downtown director of operations and Tri-College University provost, has been selected grand marshal for the 2012 Xcel Energy Holiday Lights Parade scheduled for Tuesday, Nov. 20, at 6:30 p.m. through downtown Fargo-Moorhead. Local mascots, Thundar from NDSU, Kernel from Concordia College and Scorch and Torch from Minnesota State University Moorhead will serve…
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NDSU Professor Teaches In Mongolia As Part Of Cooperative Agreement

Neil Dyer, professor of animal sciences and director of the Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory at North Dakota State University, recently spent two weeks teaching at Mongolia State University of Agriculture’s School of Veterinary Medicine in Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia.  The trip was a continuation of an educational cooperation agreement between Mongolian Agriculture University, Mongolia Veterinarians and Educators Training Professionals…
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NDSU Teams Participate In Computing Competition

An NDSU student team finished 32nd out of 239 teams in a regional computer programming competition, which included schools stretching from Manitoba to Kansas. The competition, held Nov. 3, was part of the International Collegiate Programming Contest sponsored by IBM. The contest involved a five-hour programming session where teams were given nine problems to solve…
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