Mechanical Engineering Chair Receives Chamber Service Award

Alan Kallmeyer, professor and chair of mechanical engineering, is the recipient of the Chamber of Commerce NDSU Distinguished Faculty Service Award. He will be recognized during NDSU’s annual Celebration of Faculty Excellence, scheduled for Thursday, May 10, at 3 p.m. the Memorial Union’s Plains room, Memorial Union. The award recognizes NDSU faculty members who have…
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Researchers Develop Improved Production Method For Synthetic Silk Fibers

Nobody does it better than nature, but NDSU researchers are getting a step closer. While Spider-Man shoots silk from his wrists, real spiders and silkworms have a better way and researchers in the pharmaceutical scienceslab of Amanda Brooks, assistant professor of pharmaceutical sciences, have developed a method to improve the production of synthetic silk fibers. Results…
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NDSU Student Named Truman Scholar

Jared Melville, a senior majoring in business administration and political science, has been selected as a 2018 Truman Scholar. The award is considered one of the most prestigious scholarships in the United States. A total of 59 studentsfrom 52 U.S. colleges and universities were honored this year from a list of more than 750 candidates. “I was…
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NDSU Steel Bridge Team Gains Hands-on Experience

The NDSU Steel Bridge Team had a successful season even though they did not bring home a seventh national title. The team of engineering students placed fourth at the 2018 American Society of Civil Engineering Midwest Regional Student Conference held at the University of Iowa March 29-April 1. Lakehead University of Ontario and the University…
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Amphibian, Reptile Researcher To Present NDSU Seminar

The NDSU Department of Biological Sciences will host a seminar by Christopher Gienger,associate professor and curator of the herpetology collection, Department of Biology, Austin Peay State University, Clarksville, Tennessee. The talk, titled “Metabolism, Diet, and Digestive Physiology of Crocodilians,” is scheduled Friday, April 20,at 3 p.m. in Loftsgard 114. Everyone is welcome. Gienger’s research focuses on the ecology…
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