Mayville State University campus successes

February 23, 2018

MaSU research finds prospect of wheat as an industrial resource

The milling of wheat produces a large amount of bran that is either disposed of or sold at a low price. An MaSU research team of faculty and students found an alternative use for the bran, one of North Dakota’s most abundant agricultural byproducts. Using the bran to reinforce thermoplastic is an economical and effective way to make the product stronger.


Kelli Odden to represent National Association of Early Childhood Teacher Educators

MaSU Associate Professor of Education Kelli Odden has been selected to serve on the National Association of Early Childhood Teacher Educators (NAECTE), representing higher education from North Dakota, South Dakota, Wyoming, Utah, Montana, and Colorado. Odden serves on a committee that is aligning National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC) accreditation standards for early childhood programs.


MaSU RN-to-BSN online nursing program benefits from Giving Hearts Day

Nearly $9,000 was raised to support the needs of MaSU’s RN-to-BSN online nursing program through the efforts of Giving Hearts Day, a 24-hour give-a-thon hosted by Dakota Medical Foundation and Impact Foundation on Feb. 9, 2018. Designed to assist with the shortage of nurses in the state, MaSU’s RN-to-BSN program accommodates current registered nurses who are pursuing baccalaureate degrees.