Category Archives: North Dakota State University

North Dakota State University Campus Successes – March

NDSU physicist receives grant to research materials used in aerospace industry NDSU physicist Andrew Croll is receiving a $305,046 three-year award from the U.S. Air Force Office of Scientific Research. His research team, which will include undergraduate and graduate students, will examine how randomly crumpled and purposefully folded polymeric materials could be used as lightweight structural components… Read More »

North Dakota State University Legislative Priorities

NDSU presented its 2015-2017 biennial budget request to the House Appropriations – Education and Environment Division on Jan. 21. The total base budget request was $26,579,806 for costs to continue, facility infrastructure and maintenance, and the Governor’s funding model increase. The optional funding request total was $1,732,589 for campus security and emergency preparedness. The request included… Read More »

NDSU EXPLORE showcases undergraduate research

NDSU EXPLORE showcases undergraduate research Undergraduates showed their exemplary research projects at NDSU EXPLORE. The inaugural event recognized the breadth and quality of research and scholarly activity students are involved in outside the formal classroom. Students represented a multitude of disciplines, including English, engineering, chemistry, entomology, theater, animal sciences, architecture, physics and pharmacy. NDSU joins Project Lead… Read More »

Hundreds attend NDSU Nursing at Sanford Health ceremony

Hundreds attend NDSU Nursing at Sanford Health ceremony The inaugural White Coat Ceremony for NDSU Nursing at Sanford Health was Oct. 19, drawing an estimated 550 to 600 people. 102 students who received white coats, along with family and friends, attended. Overwhelming enthusiasm for joining the Bismarck nursing program with NDSU was repeated in presentations… Read More »

NDSU Research Program to Study Dust Impacts in Bakken

Research program to study dust impacts in Bakken President Bresciani has made $350,000 available for NDSU research projects focused on studying road dust issues in western North Dakota over the next two years. Upon proposal review, projects selected for funding will include opportunities for NDSU undergraduate and graduate students to participate in and contribute to this… Read More »

Groundbreaking ceremony held for NDSU STEM Building

Groundbreaking ceremony held for NDSU STEM Building NDSU held a groundbreaking ceremony May 22 for the new STEM Classroom and Lab Building. The state-funded building will house classrooms, labs and study areas, with a focus on science, technology, engineering and math-related courses. The building is scheduled to be completed by spring 2016.   N.D. high… Read More »

First operational UAS flight in state at NDSU Research Extension Center

First operational UAS flight in North Dakota occurs at NDSU Research Extension Center North Dakota’s first operational flying of unmanned aircraft systems occurred on May 5 at NDSU’s Carrington Research Extension Center. North Dakota was one of six sites selected for the FAA UAS test site program, with NDSU and UND playing key roles on… Read More »

NDSU chemist receives prestigious research fellowship

NDSU chemist receives prestigious research fellowship – NDSU chemist Svetlana Kilina received a prestigious Sloan Research Fellowship. The fellowship includes $50,000 to advance her research that blends renewable energy, high-performance computing, nanotechnology and quantum chemistry. Kilina is the first faculty member at NDSU and at a North Dakota college or university to receive the honor.… Read More »

NDSU wheat geneticist awarded $500,000 grant through USDA

NDSU wheat geneticist awarded $500,000 grant – NDSU wheat geneticist Xiwen Cai, in collaboration with USDA-ARS research geneticist Shiaoman Chao, was awarded a four-year, $500,000 grant by the Agriculture and Food Research Initiative through USDA’s National Institute of Food and Agriculture. The goal is to expand genetic variability and develop a physical map of the… Read More »

NDSU Research Foundation reaches license agreement on new coatings technology

The NDSU Research Foundation concluded a license agreement with Fargo-based Elinor Specialty Coatings for hexavalent chromium-free coatings technology. The patented technology protects aluminum alloys found in vehicle and ship parts. The agreement gives Elinor exclusive rights in marine and automotive markets to further develop and commercialize the technology developed at NDSU. Twenty teams have been… Read More »

NDSU Extension Services Celebrates Centennial

NDSU Extension Service celebrates its centennial this year. It was created to extend knowledge created at NDSU to North Dakotans. It continues to improve the economic and social well-being of the state. A recent national study on ag research and Extension found $20 of benefit for each $1 invested.  The Valspar Corp. and NDSU have… Read More »

NDSU: New Partnerships Announced

NDSU and Cogi, a California technology company, have a new software application partnership through NDSU’s state-funded Center of Excellence in Sensors, Communications and Controls. The Centers of Excellence program partners research and development hubs from the state’s campuses with private companies to stimulate technology-led economic development. The Upper Great Plains Transportation Institute at NDSU will… Read More »