NDSU researchers develop plastic that is better for environment

December 18, 2014

NDSU researchers develop plastic that is better for environment

Researchers made a discovery that could lead to a new type of plastic that is better for the environment. It is made from agricultural products and can be broken down using light. The research is conducted at a center associated with the North Dakota Experimental Program to Stimulate Competitive Research.

NDSU hosts regional robotics competition for youth

NDSU hosted the regional BEST Robotics competition Dec. 4-6. The program’s mission is to inspire middle and high school students to pursue STEM careers through a sports-like science and engineering-based robotics competition. NDSU is one of four regional championship sites in the country.

NDSU and Plains Art Museum form state affiliate for art and writing awards program

The Red River Valley Writing Project at NDSU partnered with the Plains Art Museum to became the first North Dakota affiliate for the Scholastic Art and Writing Awards. The goal is to significantly increase the number of North Dakota teens who compete in the competition, which awards $10 million in scholarships at the national level.