North Dakota State University campus successes

October 5, 2017

NDSU master’s program ranked highly for exam pass rates

NDSU’s Master of Accountancy program was highly ranked by the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy in pass rates for the certified public accounting exam. NDSU has a CPA pass rate of 81 percent. It is among only 27 schools that offer advanced accounting degrees with pass rates exceeding 80 percent.

 

Physics student receives prestigious national scholarship

Carly Snell, a senior majoring in physics, received the Astronaut Scholarship Foundation scholarship for this academic year. She is one of 45 students from across the country to be selected for the $10,000 scholarship. She is a standout undergraduate researcher at NDSU and plans to pursue a doctorate in astrophysics.

 

NDSU researcher awarded highly competitive grant to study diabetes

Yagna Jarajapu, associate professor of pharmaceutical sciences, received a $1.3 million National Institutes of Health R01 grant for diabetes research. The funding will help find solutions to diabetes complications that cause severe damage to organs and tissues.