Designing the Skyline

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.

Three Women United by One Scholarship

NDSU professors with different experiences shouldering the cost of college unite to help NDSU students like Sierra Nguyen do “the next big thing.”


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...

Backing the Teams

For more than 70 years, NDSU Team Makers has been leading the fundraising effort to enhance the student-athlete experience.

About the Cover

The cover photo was shot by Ann Arbor Miller in the Diederich Atrium of the McGovern Alumni Center on Feb. 28, 2022,...


Experience an NDSU indoor track and field meet alongside some of NDSU’s biggest fans.

2022 NDSU Foundation Award Honorees

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Fall 2021

Cover art by Leah Ecklund

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Spring 2022

Cover photo by Ann Arbor Miller

Bison Athletics Features

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...

Making an Assist

Two photos in the home of Dale Peppel ’53 help tell the story of the role basketball played in shaping his childhood...

Past Stories

In Our Hands Legacy Challenge | North Dakota State University

Legacies At Work

The In Our Hands Legacy Challenge offered immediate matching funds in support of NDSU for those who documented estate gifts, which inspired...

The Rural Dilemma

Rural schools struggle to keep teachers. NDSU's Teacher Leadership Academies are changing that.

Dieumerci Christel '21

Program Spotlight: NDSU Nice Center

North Dakota State University's Nice Center, founded in Jan. 2019 and funded by philanthropy through the In Our Hands Campaign, supports students'...

Impact Stories

A Hub for Diverse Work

The Sheila and Robert Challey Institute for Global Innovation and Growth, an interdisciplinary research institute, is inspired by Mancur Olson...

Supporting Future Innovators

Sadiyo Hassan (2022, Computer Engineering) learned about NDSU’s opportunities in STEM while she was a high schooler in West Fargo....

More Than Winning

At NDSU, Mike Vipond was the recipient of a track scholarship, so he knows just how important donor support can...

More Than a Scholarship

Alex Meyer (Class of 2020, Apparel, Retail, Merchandising and Design), recipient of several scholarships in the College of Human Sciences...

More Than a Mission

Ciara Houser (Class of 2019, Spanish) took the opportunities she was given at NDSU to find the perfect career that...