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Students object to NDSU moving commencement venue because of football

Students object to NDSU moving commencement venue because of football

FARGO, N.D. – A trio of frustrated seniors shivered outside North Dakota State University’s Memorial Union on Thursday, bearing signs that read, “NDSU, where are your priorities” and “Athletics: 1, Academics: 0.”

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6 finalists selected for ND higher ed board

GRAND FORKS, N. D. -- Six finalists have been chosen to fill two spots on the State Board of Higher Education that will come open this summer.

Organization of physicians urges NDSU, Sanford to drop live animal testing to study trauma

FARGO, N.D. – An organization of physicians that has repeatedly asked North Dakota State University and Sanford Medical Center to stop using live animals to study trauma is asking again, this time with military backup.

Nickname task force considers extending deadline

Nickname task force considers extending deadline

GRAND FORKS, N.D. - The task force developing the process the University of North Dakota will use to pick a new nickname and logo is in the final stages of drafting its plan.

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Campus sexual assault is sparking public discourse

Campus sexual assault is sparking public discourse

GRAND FORKS, N.D. - Two female University of North Dakota students who were raped at gunpoint by a stranger at their off-campus apartment in Grand Forks last year were not counted in university crime statistics.

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SD partners with Sanford to provide $50M in scholarships

SD partners with Sanford to provide $50M in scholarships

SIOUX FALLS — This is exactly the boost needed for Mitchell Technical Institute and the state's other three technical schools.

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State grant money withheld from DSU

DICKINSON, N.D. -- More than $663,000 in state grants have been temporarily withheld from Dickinson State University because of the ongoing problems at the DSU Foundation.

Matching grant for ND colleges about to end

Matching grant for ND colleges about to end

BISMARCK – A state matching grant created to spur philanthropic gifts for colleges and universities is about to end, setting off a race to claim the leftover dollars.

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New administrator addresses diversity at UND

New administrator addresses diversity at UND

GRAND FORKS, N.D. - On a warm day last May, about 100 people marched in protest through the University of North Dakota's campus at the Walk for Change. Many were unhappy with what they considered university inaction after two incidents involving students were deemed racially offensive by some.

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UND nickname task force posts work online

GRAND FORKS, N.D. - The University of North Dakota's nickname task force has started drafting its plan to pick a permanent nickname online where the public can watch the progress, but there have been a few technological obstacles.

Experts say college graduates will enter favorable market

Experts say college graduates will enter favorable market

GRAND FORKS, N.D. - University of North Dakota graduate student Alma Torres spends part of her day meeting with students to talk about careers, but as graduation draws near, she's spending more time thinking about her own job hunt.

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Gov.'s budget doesn't fund 50-year-old NDSU building

Gov.'s budget doesn't fund 50-year-old NDSU building

FARGO, N.D. - Most of North Dakota State University’s capital project requests didn’t make it into the governor’s budget, including funds to replace a 50-year-old chemistry building that has had two fires in the past four years.

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UND begins search for next ombuds

GRAND FORKS, N.D. - A search committee has been named to begin the search for the University of North Dakota's new ombuds.

Task force outlines plan to pick new UND nickname

Task force outlines plan to pick new UND nickname

GRAND FORKS, N.D. - Sue Jeno started to cry when she was asked whether she thought the University of North Dakota should pick a new nickname.

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UND hosts DeStress Fest for students studying for finals

UND hosts DeStress Fest for students studying for finals

GRAND FORKS, N.D. - Dogs, massage chairs and ice cream replaced notebooks, laptops and study guides Wednesday as students relaxed during the University of North Dakota's DeStress Fest in the Memorial Union.

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