Wednesday, April 23, 2014

Bison Breakfast

Who: Comm 308 Students

Where: NDSU Memorial Union

When: Wednesday, April 23rd-Friday, April 25th

Time: 7:30-10am

Why: To raise money for Churches United in Moorhead, MN. All proceeds will go to helping the homeless.

One breakfast purchased=One breakfast for the homeless


Find additional information on our Facebook and Twitter. Links are listed below:

CONTACT: Jillene Krause, Instructor-of-Record,

EVENT DATES: April 23-25, 7:30 a.m. - 10 a.m. daily

One Night in Brazil

As part of Global Awareness Month, Brazilian students at NDSU want to invite you to experience Brazil by spending “One Night in Brazil”.  This event is co-sponsored by the Consulate General of Brazil in Chicago.  

Please join them this Thursday, April 24th for this FREE event at the NDSU Alumni Center at 7:00 p.m.

There will be Brazilian food, music, dancing, Capoeira and booths depicting different aspects of Brazilian culture. Capoeira will begin at 7:30 p.m. - you won’t want to miss it!

Please see the poster for the event below:

April is Global Awareness Month

April is Global Awareness Month
Please join the Office of International Student and Study Abroad Services for a variety of events! NDSU international students will be hosting cultural contact tables in the Memorial Union April 3, 8, 10, 15, 22, 24 and 29. Stop by to learn about the home countries of our international Bison Family members.    

April 1-30
Global Awareness Month Event: Study Abroad Facebook Photo Contest

Wednesday, April 23
Global Awareness Month Event: Fulbright Scholar Alumni Ambassador Presentation
2 – 3 p.m., Century Theater
Dawn Odell traveled to Shanghai, China, as a 2007 Fulbright Scholar to teach Chinese college students American approaches to the study of art and history. This session is a great opportunity for faculty and students interested in applying to the prestigious Fulbright program. Come to learn more about Odell’s experiences in China, the challenges and benefits of traveling as a scholar with young children, and tips for the Fulbright application process. Odell is currently an associate professor of art history at Lewis & Clark College in Portland, Ore.

Thursday, April 24
Global Awareness Month Event: World iView:  What Could Be Happening to Our Brains during Study Abroad?
12-1pm, MU Prairie Rose Room  
Yuliya Kartoshkina, M.A., doctoral candidate, Department of Educational Foundations and Research, UND

Thursday, April 24
LGBTQ Programs Topic Seminar: Intersex
1-2:30pm, MU Arikara Room  

Thursday, April 24
Global Awareness Month Event: Experience Brazil!
7 pm, NDSU Alumni Center
Join us as we highlight Brazilian culture with a night of food, music and dancing, showcasing the uniqueness each region offers. Additionally, starting at 8 p.m., there will be a special Capoeira demonstration by Abcapoeira: Afro-Brazilian Capoeira Association, a Minneapolis-based group. Co-Sponsored by the Consulate General of Brazil in Chicago.

April 23, 25 and 26
Global Awareness Month Event: International film: “The Motorcycle Diaries”
7 p.m., Century Theater, Co-sponsored by Campus Attractions.

Saturday, April 26
Woodlands and High Plains Powwow: “Many Nations, One Community”
Doors open to the public 12:30pm-10pm, Grand entries 1pm & 7pm, MSUM Nemzek Fieldhouse, Moorhead
Sponsored by Concordia College, M State, MSUM AND NDSU

Monday, April 28
“Blue Ravens” Reading: Gerald Vizenor, Anishinaabe novelist, poet, historian and screenwriter
3pm, Beckwith Recital Hall

Tuesday, April 29
Asian American Pacific Islander Heritage Event: Korean Adoption Histories in the Public Eye: American Newspaper Coverage of Korean Adoption from 1952-Present
Noon-1pm, MU Century Theater
Dr. Kim Park Nelson, Associate Professor of American Multicultural Studies, Minnesota State University Moorhead
Park Nelson will analyze print news coverage about Korean adoptees in Seattle; Portland, Ore.; and Minneapolis-St. Paul, demonstrating how public perceptions of Korean adoption have changed. During the past 60 years, coverage has transitioned from featuring human-interest stories and multicultural “rainbow” families, to highlighting personal narratives of adoptees as well as consumerist “buyer beware” stories. Sponsored by Office of Multicultural Programs and Compass Program Foundation

Wednesday, April 30 
5th Annual Green and Golden Globe Diversity Awards
3pm- reception, 3:30pm-program, MU Great Plains Ballroom
Please join the Division of Equity, Diversity and Global Outreach to honor and recognize NDSU’s champions of equity and diversity.

Saturday, May 3
SLUT The Play – by Jennifer Baumgardner
3pm, Century Theater
Inspired by experiences of the teen cast members, SLUT explores the sexual assault and shaming of a 16-year-old girl. Through her story, and those of girls in her community, we witness the damaging effects of slut culture and the importance of being heard. Tickets are available at ($5/ Students, $15 Adults) * Appropriate for audiences 13 years and older. Watch the trailer at

Thursday, May 8
Safe Zone Level 3 Training: Upstander
1-2:30pm, MU Prairie Room
RSVP not required.  Please attend Levels 1 & 2 first.


Regina Ranney
Diversity Program Coordinator

Equity and Diversity Center/Alba Bales
Dept 4610, PO BOX 6050
Fargo ND 58108
P: 701-231-5263 / f: 701-231-6673

Sri Lankan Night

Fellow Bison,

The Sri Lankan Student Association is proud to present to you one of the most awaited International Student event of the year "ARADHANA".


50/50 raffle!

Come help support NDSU’s ROTC Program. 

The raffle tickets are being sold to help fund our future programs and events.
Each ticket will be $1and the drawing will be held Friday, May 2nd, at 1:30 in the Memorial Union.

The tickets will be sold at the Benson Bunker Field house all week or at the union on Monday(4/28), Wednesday(4/30) and Friday(5/2) of next week.

FABO Fashion Show 2014

Tuesday, April 22, 2014

Suicide prevention training through ASIST

NDSU to Host Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training (ASIST)

What: Suicide prevention training through ASIST

When: May 3
rd, 8:30am – 4pm and May 4th, 8:30am – 4:30pm

Where: NDSU Memorial Union

NDSU is offering a suicide intervention training at no cost to participants (normally a registration fee of $100+). Participants will be completing Living Works’ Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training (ASIST) based off over 20 years of research.

Participation in the full two days is required. Enjoy small group discussions and skills practice that are based upon adult learning principles. Experience powerful videos on suicide intervention. Feel challenged and safe. Learn suicide first aid. Participants will receive an ASIST certificate upon completion.

Registration will be capped at 30 participants.

If you have questions or would like to register, contact Kaarin Remmich: or 701.231.9782.

Military and Veterans Services / Office of Registration and Records
211 Ceres Hall 

p: 701.231.7985 or 1.800.608.NDSU / f: 701.231.8959 /