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Diaries from Abroad

NDSU benefactor John Wold ’66 had the opportunity to travel abroad, and it changed his career trajectory. Now, he and his wife, Susan, are investing in current NDSU students through the John and Susan Wold International Study Endowment. Read stories from scholarship recipients.

Q&A with the Cooks

NDSU President Dave Cook and Dr. Katie Cook meet with NDSU alumni and friends. They discuss their academic journeys, how parenthood influences President Cook’s perspective as a university president, how Katie sees her role, and what they’re most looking forward to as they join the Bison Family.

The Secret Lives of Writers

Writing is often done in isolation, but NDSU’s Center for Writers opens doors and invites students to the table.

Get Out and Grow

Quinn Nowacki ’23 has a passion for plants that’s been growing since she was 16. Now she’s majoring in horticulture and shares her top tips for landscaping and gardening success.

Ticket to the NFL

Athletic scholarships are awarded to student-athletes with the drive and passion to succeed, like pro Bison Easton Stick and Trey Lance. Meet a couple who invested in their dreams.

Designing the Skyline

Winston Churchill said, “We shape our buildings, and afterwards our buildings shape us.” For architects Ann and Dan Noble, shaping a skyline is a humbling responsibility, so they’re doing more to better serve people in the spaces they design.

Finding Meaning Meets Main Street

Dr. Clay Routledge spent two decades researching meaning in life. Now, he’s taking his research beyond the lab to improve communities.

The NDSU Experiment

How Brianna Maddock ’22 went from Davenport, a small town of fewer than 300 people, to Aldevron, a cutting-edge biotechnology company that employs nearly 1,000.