NDSU Researchers Examine Dolls/trucks Choices By Babies

A new NDSU study shows that dolls or trucks available in the home predict infants’ gender-typed toy preferences, but parental encouragement to play with a toy type does not alter their preferences. The research, conducted by Rebecca Woods, associate professor of human development and family science, and couple and family therapy graduate student Josh Boe…
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Biological Sciences Seminar To Feature Ecology Expert

The NDSU Department of Biological Sciences is set to host a seminar by Jeff Wesner, assistant professor of biology at the University of South Dakota, Vermillion, Friday, Feb. 16, at 3 p.m. in Loftsgard 114. Everyone is welcome. Wesner’s talk is titled “Tile Drains, Contaminants, and Food Webs in the Prairie Potholes.” His research group…
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Faculty Member Receives Lakota Star Quilt For Outreach Project

Alan Zuk, associate professor of plant sciences, was presented a Lakota Star Quilt by the Rosebud Sioux Tribe in recognition of an outreach effort to the St. Francis Mission on the Rosebud Indian Reservation, St. Francis, South Dakota, in January. Zuk arranged to haul a load of dry beans donated from research to the mission.…
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NDSU Student-Athlete Named Senior CLASS Award Finalist

NDSU senior A.J. Jacobson has been named one of 10 finalists for the 2017-18 Senior CLASS Award in men’s basketball. To be eligible for the award, a student-athlete must be classified as an NCAA Division I senior and have notable achievements in four areas of excellence: community, classroom, character and competition. Jacobson, previously chosen as…
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Little I To Honor Agriculturist Of The Year

NDSU’s Saddle and Sirloin club is set to present the 92nd Little International Friday, Feb. 9, through Saturday, Feb. 10. The livestock show is the largest student-sponsored event on campus, with more than 300 students involved. “This event is completely run by students. We have 25 committees, where students learn hands-on leadership skills,” said Alexander…
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