Campus Happenings

  • Written by Dr. Craig Whippo, co-chair of the Department of Natural Sciences and associate professor of biology at DSU The beginning of a new year is often a time to look back as well as look forward. As 2021 begins, the students and faculty of...

  • Written by Steve Easton, president of Dickinson State University (DSU) In a letter to John Hay, American Ambassador to the Court of St. James, London, on June 7, 1897, Theodore Roosevelt penned a phrase embracing the virtues of a strenuous life, wher

  • Dickinson State University (DSU) students faced an enormous amount of change during the 2020 fall semester. “We realize that navigating student life has been challenging, but DSU is committed to our mission,” said Dr. Debora Dragseth, provost and vic

  • Written by Kayden Heckaman, DSU Student Intern Turkey, mashed potatoes, cranberry sauce, and stuffing. The mere mention of the Thanksgiving holiday conjures up images of abundant amounts of food. Enough food that one would be full for days, or even e

  • What usually happens to buildings that fall out of use? One possibility is that they are abandoned, decay, or become condemned. Another is that they are remodeled and given a new life. One such building at Dickinson State University (DSU) is getting

  • North Dakota Governor Doug Burgum announced Tuesday, Nov. 3, that Dickinson State University received three grants totaling $192,150. The grants were awarded under the Governor’s Emergency Education Relief Fund (GEER Fund) created by the federa

  • Written by Kayden Heckaman, DSU Student Intern Many things have changed this year in our society with the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic: education has shifted to a hybrid model of delivery, social distancing is being observed, and face coverings are bein

  • Dickinson State University (DSU) is partnering with TrainND Northwest at Williston State College to offer a Class A Commercial Driver’s License (CDL) training program in Dickinson. The CDL training program is a three-week, 120–hour course

  •   Ed Deckard, NDSU professor of plant sciences, has been selected to receive the 2020 Mary McCannel Gunkelman Award. A virtual presentation ceremony hosted by the NDSU Staff Senate was held Oct. 15. The annual honor recognizes the NDSU student,

  •   Cheryl Wachenheim, NDSU professor of agribusiness and applied economics, has been recognized with the Tri-College University Excellence in Innovation and Adaptive Education Award. The honor acknowledges her innovation, creativity and successfu

  •   NDSU President Dean L. Bresciani has announced Interim Provost Margaret Fitzgerald will continue her duties as permanent Provost. Bresciani made the announcement in an Oct. 2 email to the campus community. “Dr. Fitzgerald has been Interim Prov

  •   NDSU has selected a new location for the Grandmother Earth’s Gift of Life Garden on campus. The garden, which honors and connects campus to Indigenous cultures and lifeways, will be located near the Memorial Wall on the southwest side of campu