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Bresciani Warns NDSU Nursing Program in Bismarck Could Face Cuts

The amendment language says $3.5 million in operating funds would be cut and neither the board of higher education or NDSU could expend any funds, including private funding received directly or through a foundation, to pay the costs of running the program.

FARGO (KFGO) – NDSU officials are calling proposed amendments to the higher education bill “very disturbing.” One of the changes would mean the end of NDSU’s School of Nursing in Bismarck. President Dean Bresciani, in an email sent to the State Board of Higher Educaton and University System Chancellor Mark Hagerott, says it was discovered Tuesday that language added to…

Changing Gun Laws Could Change the Game for Campus Gun Policies

The proposed bill to allow guns in state owned buildings put Universities in a legal grey area

FARGO, N.D. — The North Dakota Board of Higher education passed a measure making it the only body who can decide if guns should be allowed on college campuses. It’s in response to North Dakota lawmakers proposing another gun bill which would allow firearms into buildings owned or managed by the state. This would put public universities like NDSU in…

NDSU’s Plankers is ‘Beat Up,’ Participates in Pro Day Anyway

Jack Plankers one of three former Bison linemen who participated in Pro Day.

FARGO, N.D. — Many former Bison have dreamed of continuing their football careers after hanging up the green and gold, but the wear-and-tear of a football season can get to some players. Jack Plankers was one of those players who suffered from the physicality of a long football season, leaving him unsure if he wanted to hang up his football cleats…

Former NDSU Basketball Star Hits the Gridiron

Former NDSU Forward Dexter Werner participates in Football Pro Day.

FARGO, N.D. — Bison fans have grown accustom to seeing number 40 dominating the paint on the basketball floor, but today the Summit League 6th-Man of the Year traded his sneakers for cleats at the NDSU football pro day. “I had a blast today,” Dexter Werner said. “Just getting to be out here, doing some of the drills, showing what…

Offensive Line Vacancies Leave Big Hole for NDSU Football

Bison graduate three starter's from last year's team

FARGO, N.D. — One of the biggest holes North Dakota State’s football team has to fill this season is from the guys who are supposed to make holes, the offensive linemen. The Bison lose three starters to graduation for the 2017 season, and with three large holes to fill, head coach Chris Klieman is shuffling some people around to experiment with the…

NDSU’s “Teach-In” Talks Climate Change, Politics…and Fake News

Hundreds take part in short break-out discussions to talk social problems

  FARGO, N.D. — Hundreds of students and faculty at NDSU took time away from class to go to class. The “teach-in” put students in multiple 25 minute long classes to have civil discussions about social and political issues. It’s not your typical University lecture. These interactive “teach-ins” turn class into a conversation. They covered topics not normally seen in…

NDSU Bison Football Holds First Practice of the 2017 Season

It's their first time working out together since their loss in the FCS semifinal in December

FARGO, N.D. — North Dakota State’s football team is one practice closer to the 2017 season. The Bison held their first spring practice early Tuesday morning at Dacotah Field. It’s their first time working out together since their loss in the FCS semifinal in December. The emphasis for the spring practices is to develop younger players and see what they…

Bison Focusing on Depth as Spring Practice Begins

NDSU returns 16 starters on offense and defense.

FARGO, N.D. — NDSU football began its spring football practice at Dacotah Field inside the dome on Wednesday. The Bison return 16 starters on offense and defense from last season’s team which made it to the FCS semifinals. One starter knows how much work it takes to get back to a FCS title game. “We weren’t the best team in…

Pushing the Boundaries? ND Lawmakers Consider Bill that Expands Jurisdiction of Campus Police

The bill is intended to protect the greater community and not just those on campus

BISMARCK, N.D. — North Dakota lawmakers are considering a bill that expands the jurisdiction of campus police officers. A co–sponsor of the bill said it’s all about increasing public safety for the entire community and not just the school. Right now, campus police have no jurisdiction off campus. Lawmakers are considering a bill that would allow campus police to go…

NDSU Bison Football Prep for First Practice of the Season

Tomorrow, the Bison hold their first of 15 practices, the most allowed by the NCAA

FARGO, N.D. — As the weather turns to spring, North Dakota State’s football team is gearing up for spring practices. Tomorrow, the Bison hold their first of 15 practices, the most allowed by the NCAA. It’ll be the first official practice since NDSU lost in the semifinals of the FCS Playoffs back in December. Things are a little different for…