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NDSU offers digital materials for 2020 graduates

FARGO, N.D. – NDSU curbs the disappointment of the postponed Commencement Ceremony for 2020 spring graduates. Due to COVID-19, NDSU’s graduation will be pushed back until December. That doesn’t mean the university is content to let their hundreds of student pass the date without a chance to celebrate. Until May 16th, NDSU will be rolling out digital celebration materials so…

NDSU trains students on contact tracing to help manage COVID-19 in North Dakota

The university has created a contract with the State health department to train students

FARGO, N.D. — The North Dakota State department of health has received some reinforcement from students at NDSU. The students will assist in contact tracing, one of the main techniques used to manage outbreaks. “This is completely outside of classwork,” said NDSU’s chair of the Public Health Department Pamela Jo Johnson. “We created a contract with the state health department…

NDSU’s Fashion, Apparel &Business Organization takes their annual fashion show virtual

For two days, the student organization will post photos on Facebook and Instagram highlighting student designers and local businesses that promote this year's theme of sustainability

FARGO, N.D. — Students involved in NDSU’s Fashion, Apparel and Business Organization look forward to the end of April all year long. It means it’s time for the annual fashion show, where members get the chance to showcase their designs and see all of their hard work pay off. With the COVID-19 pandemic threatening to cancel this year’s show, the…

Students Stuck On Campus at NDSU & UND Face Social & Monetary Troubles

FARGO & GRAND FORKS, N.D. – As the pandemic ramped up, and businesses and schools closed around the nation, NDSU and UND found themselves in a situation that would require them to keep hundreds of students in on campus housing. “The reasons vary tremendously, whether it was international students who couldn’t get back home, or students who needed internet. We…

Carson Wentz has a new accolade: proud papa

Late last night my beautiful wife and I were blessed to welcome our sweet little girl into the World! Hadley Jayne Wentz is a true blessing from the Lord and we are so pumped to be her parents 😍 I love these two with everything I have! God is soooo good! 🙌🏻 pic.twitter.com/4BefHeK6IR — Carson Wentz (@cj_wentz) April 28, 2020…

Former Bison Quarterback Recovering From COVID-19

STAPLES, MN (KFGO)  – Former Bison quarterback Arden Beachy has been on both sides of the coronavirus pandemic. He’s a family medicine doctor in his hometown of Staples.  He recently came down with the virus. Beachy says he initially thought seasonal allergies were to blame for his symptoms. “I noticed I really couldn’t taste some of my favorite meals or…

ND Colleges Receive Second Half of Cares Act Funding

The U.S. Department of Education awarded a total of $11,438,044 to North Dakota colleges and universities.

NORTH DAKOTA–The U.S. Department of Education has awarded the second half of funding from the Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security Act to colleges and universities in North Dakota. The funding was awarded to higher education institutions to fund IT programs which support remote learning. The U.S. Department of Education awarded a total of $11,438,044 to North Dakota colleges and…

NDSU Alum’s Business Helps Healthcare Workers Disinfect N95 Masks

Lumacept Inc is a coatings technology company that uses UVC-light to decontaminate surfaces.

FARGO, N.D. – Face masks should only be worn once and then thrown away according to the CDC, but because of the nationwide shortage of PPE equipment, that is not an option for many hospitals. That is why many are looking into decontamination to reuse them. “The CDC came out with recommendations for three types of technologies that they consider…

Preparing for possibility of COVID-19 fall peak

There are currently 393 positive COVID-19 cases across North Dakota

FARGO, N.D. — NDSU Professor Dr. Paul Carson says physical distancing in North Dakota has been working. He says although the state has done a good job of flattening the curve, there is a possibility of the coronavirus peaking again in the fall. Dr. Carson says situations that would place people in close proximity again create the right conditions for…

NDSU International Students Discuss COVID-19 Pandemic In Their Countries

The students discussed how the pandemic was being handled and what measures where being taken.

FARGO, N.D.- Nepal had it’s first COVID-19 case on January 25. Their first step was bringing back students studying in Wuhan and keep them quarantined. They later decided to close their borders. “Nepal has been in nationwide lockdown since March 25 and the airports were closed, and now airports are closed until mid April,” says Sargam, a Nepali student at…