North Dakota State University campus successes

December 5, 2017

NDSU EXPLORE showcases student research

The annual NDSU EXPLORE event showcased the scholarly accomplishments of undergraduates in all majors. About 75 student researchers gave oral or poster presentations, showing their work to the campus and community. First place winners will present their research at a national conference.


NDSU to offer new entrepreneurship class

NDSU will offer a new course focused on entrepreneurship this spring. It will cover all aspects of entrepreneurship, including basic business principles that apply to start-up companies. “Whether someone wants to start their own business or work for someone else, in today’s world, innovative thinking is a part of being successful,” said co-instructor Paul Brown. “We will look at where innovative ideas come from, how to become better at generating them and how to evaluate those ideas.”


NDSU Giving Day raises more than $471,000 to support students

NDSU Giving Day, a 24-hour, online fundraising event, was Nov. 28. Alumni, faculty, staff, students and supporters of the university gave 949 gifts in an amount totaling more than $471,000. The donations will support a variety of scholarships, programs, research opportunities and high-impact educational experiences for students.