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SD Mines hosts record-breaking career fair

RAPID CITY, S.D. – The South Dakota School of Mines & Technology will host its largest ever career fair on Sept. 23, with 153 companies from throughout the United States and Canada on campus to recruit students.

Record numbers set for SDSU Engineering career fair

BROOKINGS, S.D. — Students eyeing an engineering-related career may not need to go pounding on doors to find a job when they graduate.

Prairie Business October issue highlights

Prairie Business October issue highlights

Editor Kris Bevill provides highlights from the October issue of Prairie Business magazine.

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New NDSU engineering center to support North Dakota industry

FARGO - A new engineering center at North Dakota State University is aimed at helping support the state’s growing oil, wind, power and manufacturing industries.

NDSCS to get rid of combat gear

WAHPETON, N.D. – North Dakota State College of Science leaders here confirmed Tuesday that campus police possess combat gear, but they’re planning to get rid of it.

Interim chancellor says lawmakers think SBHE consultant was referring to NDSU president

Interim chancellor says lawmakers think SBHE consultant was referring to NDSU president

FARGO, N.D. – The interim chancellor of the North Dakota University System said on Wednesday that some legislators believe a consultant was referring to North Dakota State University President Dean Bresciani when the consultant spoke of one or more unnamed college presidents challenging the leadership of the State Board of Higher Education.

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Accrediting agency places UND into ‘warning’ category, changes imminent

Accrediting agency places UND into ‘warning’ category, changes imminent

GRAND FORKS, N.D. - The University of North Dakota’s School of Medicine and Health Sciences is on thin ice after a visit from an accrediting agency last spring.

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NDSU economist explains rail study and its withdrawal

NDSU economist explains rail study and its withdrawal

A North Dakota State University economist who prepared a rail study that was later withdrawn says he stands by the process he used and the numbers he came up with.

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UND Law School students struggle to pass bar exam

GRAND FORKS, N.D. - The state offers the exam annually in both February and July, and only 56 percent of University of North Dakota graduates who took the test for the first time this summer passed.

Ecumen, MnSCU to partner on rural senior care

MINNEAPOLIS/ST. PAUL — Rural Minnesota is acutely impacted by the collision of a rapidly aging population and a shortage of nurses in senior care. Ecumen, a nonprofit senior housing and services organization that operates in many rural Minnesota communities, and Minnesota State Colleges and Universities will collaborate to help address that problem through a new workforce development initiative called Ecumen Scholars.

Report recommends closer EERC tie to UND

GRAND FORKS, N.D. — A consulting firm is recommending the University of North Dakota’s Energy and Environmental Research Center become a more integrated part of the university after the school fired the center’s director, who fought for the Grand Forks center’s independence for decades.

Two-time NASA intern from Killdeer heading for third tour

Two-time NASA intern from Killdeer heading for third tour

BISMARCK - Douglas Kadrmas' lifelong dream of working for NASA became a reality when he was awarded an internship at the government agency.

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Voters to decide on proposal to overhaul higher ed governance

GRAND FORKS, N.D. - The highly debated restructuring of North Dakota’s higher education governance system will be placed in the hands of voters this November after years of tension between lawmakers and the State Board of Higher Education.

DSU back on magazine’s college rankings list

DICKINSON, N.D. - Dickinson State University has returned to the U.S. News & World Report’s list of the Best Public Regional Colleges in the Midwest.

U of M wants to maintain tuition freeze, with help from taxpayers

MINNEAPOLIS -- University of Minnesota leaders want to maintain a 2012 tuition freeze for another two years, but they want state lawmakers to chip in more taxpayer money to pay for it.

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