Biological Sciences Seminar To Feature Entomologist

NDSU’s Department of Biological Sciences, along with co-sponsor USDA Red River Valley Agricultural Research Center, are set to host a seminar by Leigh Boardman, post-doctoral associate in the Department of Entomology and Nematology at the University of Florida, Gainesville. Boardman’s talk, “Surviving Simultaneous Stressors,” is scheduled for Friday, Oct. 20, at 3 p.m. in Loftsgard…
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Director Of NDSU Dining Named

Bruce Bollinger, vice president for finance and administration, has announced Katie Tarter has accepted the position as director of NDSU Dining. Tarter has extensive experience working in various dining positions. She most recently was the executive director of Auxiliary Enterprises at the North Dakota State College of Science. Prior to that, Tarter was an assistant director of…
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Researchers Work To Improve Immunization Rates

NDSU researchers have received a nearly $10,000 North Dakota Department of Health grant to help increase adult immunization rates. The team is developing a targeted education program for state pharmacists. The work includes a survey recently sent to all pharmacists in North Dakota. Elizabeth Skoy, associate professor of practice in pharmacy practice, is leading the…
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Bioindustry Summit Set

Agriculture, technology and industry interests will converge during the 2017 Bioindustry Summit scheduled for Thursday, Nov. 2, at the Delta by Marriott hotel in Fargo. The summit will host leading biotech innovators from across the region. “With volatile energy and agricultural commodity prices, interest in value-added opportunities continue to grow,” says David Ripplinger, NDSU assistant…
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Graduate Students Give Presentations, Receive Travel Awards

NDSU Department of Plant Sciences faculty researcher Burton Johnson and master’s students Swarup Podder, Nicholas Steffl and Kyle Aasand presented results from their respective research programs at the 29th annual Association for the Advancement of Industrial Crops meeting in Ames, Iowa, Sept. 10-13. Podder, Steffl and Aasand each received a $1,000 travel award from the association…
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