Past Stories

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

A College Catalyzed by Philanthropy

The College of Business is a microcosm of the In Our Hands campaign success. Scott Beaulier’s hiring as dean aligned with the...

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,...

Sierra Nguyen '23

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...

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.

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...

Where Champions Are Made

For NDSU student-athletes, the clock never stops. Jalen Bussey '23, a Bison running back, spent his summer on campus. Every Monday, Tuesday,...

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'...

NDSU Foundation 2021 Award Recipients

The NDSU Foundation strives to recognize excellence through award opportunities and programs. Meet the 2021 Award Recipients: Alex Gore and Lance Cayko,...

Meet the Faculty: Dr. Lokesh Narayanan

In 1997, a photograph emerged of one extraordinary mouse sitting inside a petri dish on a white laboratory table. Like most mice,...

Bison Benevolence

Robert (Bob) '64, '70 and Suzanne '64 Lervick have always felt a special connection to Bison Athletics. Bob, a Life Trustee at...

Enduring Opportunities

Beginning in fall 2021, all incoming first-generation students enrolled in the College of Business at North Dakota State University will be awarded...

Playing Through the Fourth Quarter

Steve Stephens' ('69, '71) NDSU experience helped prepare him for a lifetime of accomplishments and adventure. The qualities he gained as a...

Better Together

Shane '92 and Mary '94 Wendel met as student-athletes competing in track and field at North Dakota State University. Shane ran the...

A Privilege to Play

Edie Boyer '89 hardly remembers a time in her life without sports. Growing up, she and her three brothers and two sisters...

Prakash Mathew, at the 2014 ESPN College GameDay in Fargo, ND

A Way Forward Through Philanthropy

Prakash Mathew, Dr. Thomas Riley, and Dr. James Jorgenson each served — in varying faculty and administrative roles — as diligent and...

From NDSU to the Moon

In October 1957, Sputnik, the world's first artificial satellite, began orbiting Earth. As it raced overhead, Americans listened to radio broadcasts of...

Common Ground

Mechanically Stabilized Earth (MSE) retaining walls are so integrated into the design of the ordinary world that, when working properly, they most...

Leveraging Their Legacy

For Keith '75 and Cathy '77 Peltier, establishing a planned gift with the North Dakota State University Foundation was the natural next...

Aldevron Tower

North Dakota State University is at the heart of the Aldevron's origin story. The Fargo-based biotechnology company focused on gene therapy research...