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NDSU Brings Its Campus Organizations Right to the Students

The university will have another involvement fair in the spring

FARGO, N.D. — Whether someone is a freshman or a senior in college, it’s never too late for them to get involved in campus organizations. NDSU held their annual involvement fair to showcase 150 student organizations. Everyone from Greek life to agriculture clubs, foreign language clubs and student government was there. Organizers say the more students get out and just talk…

UND and Delta Partner Up to Develop the Next Generation of Pilots: One of 8 Universities

With students from every state in the nation and many countries around the world, the Delta Propel Program will be another reason for students to travel near and far for the aviation program

GRAND FORKS, N.D. — It is the 50th anniversary of The University of North Dakota’s School of Aerospace Sciences and they are celebrating with a new partnership. KVRR’s Jessie Cohen tells us how the Delta Propel program will help develop the next generation of pilots. “Over the next decade, half of Delta’s current pilot workforce will reach mandatory retirement age…

Local Students Take Part In National Engineering Week

Middle school students rotated through a variety of activities

FARGO, N.D. — It’s National Engineering Week and several companies teamed up with North Dakota State University to let middle school girls explore the STEM field. Mentors want girls to walk away with an appreciation of what engineering does. “It’s fun, it’s exciting, really anyone can do it,” said Spencer Mindeman, a software engineer taking part in the event. Students rotated…

Casey’s General Store Held Up By Man With A Gun

1401 South University Drive , we will bring you more details as we get them

FARGO, ND — Casey’s General Store at 1401 South University Drive was held up by a man with a gun. Emergency dispatchers say the call came in shortly after 7:30 tonight. We have a crew on the scene and they tell us there are about 4 cop cars at the store and they are interviewing people at this moment. Police…

Boston University Study: Concussions Don’t Lead to CTE

CTE is a condition that can only be diagnosed upon death

  NATIONAL — A new study is shedding some light on the theory over concussions and a neurodegenerative disease. Researchers at Boston University say they do not believe concussions lead to chronic traumatic encephalopathy, or CTE. CTE can cause a number of cognitive issues and show dementia and Alzheimer’s-related symptoms. Researchers say CTE is caused by repeated head trauma, regardless…

UND Welcomes New Athletics Director

Chaves replaces Brian Faison who retired at the end of 2017

GRAND FORKS, N.D. — UND has officially welcomed Bill Chaves to the Fighting Hawks family. A press conference was held in Grand Forks to introduce Chaves as the 16th Athletics Director for the university. He comes to UND after more than a decade at Eastern Washington University. The football program earned seven playoff berths and won the FCS national title…

NDSU Police Investigating Death of a Student on Campus

The name of the student has not been released

  FARGO, ND — A student has been found dead in a private room at Mathew Living Learning Center West at NDSU. A University Relations Vice President said in a statement that officials are investigating, but there is no indication of foul play and no threat to public safety. The name of the student has not been released. Categories: Business,…

Water Main Break Floods Section of University Drive

Traffic was detoured in the area for much of the day while repairs were made

WATER 1 WATER 2 WATER 3 WATER 4 FARGO, ND — A large water main break in Fargo early this morning created quite a mess. Water from the break on 7th Avenue North near the intersection with University Drive poured onto University and flooded the underpass with up to 3 feet of water making it impassable. The water main break…

The University of Minnesota is Changing Their Sexual Misconduct Policy

The college now requires all employees to report cases of sexual harassment or sexual assault against students

MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. — The University of Minnesota has designed a new policy when it comes to reporting sexual misconduct on campus. The college now requires all employees to report cases of sexual harassment or sexual assault against students. Previously, the university only required supervisors and employees in advisory roles to make the report. Some critics of the policy say it…

Local Students Celebrate College Graduation Day

this was the largest amount of students who that graduated from MSUM

REGIONAL — College students across the Red River Valley are trading in their textbooks for a cap, gown and degree as the winter graduation season begins. It’s one day to celebrate years of hard work. “It feels good. I’m ready to graduate and get out into the real world,” said MSUM senior Hunter Braten. But it’s also stripping away a title…