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North Dakota State University of Agriculture and Applied science, more commonly known as North Dakota State University , is a public university in Fargo, in the U.S. state of North Dakota. As of fall 2014, NDSU has 14,747 students and sits on a 258 acre campus. The institution was founded as North Dakota Agricultural College in 1890 as a land-grant institution. The university operates several agricultural research extension centers spread over 18,488 acres . NDSU is part of the North Dakota University System.NDSU offers 102 undergraduate majors, 170 undergraduate degree programs, 6 undergraduate certificate programs, 79 undergraduate minors, 81 master’s degree programs, 47 doctoral degree programs of study and 10 graduate certificate programs.NDSU is a comprehensive doctoral research university with programs involved in high research activity. NDSU uses a semester system – Fall and Spring with two summer sessions. The majority of students are full-time with 55% male and 45% female. Wikipedia.


Troop-Gordon W.,North Dakota State University
Child Development Perspectives | Year: 2015

Until recently, teachers have been largely overlooked in studies of peer victimization. Teachers are in a unique position to understand the peer dynamics of children's victimization, cultivate a classroom environment that fosters positive interpersonal relationships, and intervene directly to prevent continued victimization and corresponding risk to children's emotional and school adjustment. In this article, I synthesize research on how teachers can influence peer victimization processes and outcomes. This review is organized around: (a) characteristics of teachers, (b) teachers' interactions and relationship with children experiencing peer victimization, (c) teachers' interactions and relationship with children perpetrating aggression, (d) teachers' management of the relationship between the children involved in the victimization, and (e) teachers' influences on the peer social ecology of the classroom. I conclude with implications for teacher training and suggestions for research. © 2015 The Society for Research in Child Development. Source


Burghaus U.,North Dakota State University
Progress in Surface Science | Year: 2014

Carbon dioxide chemistry has attracted significant interest in recent years. Although the field is diverse, a current and more comprehensive review of the surface science literature may be of interest for a variety of communities since environmental chemistry, energy technology, materials science, catalysis, and nanocatalysis are certainly affected by gas-surface properties. The review describes surface phenomena and characterization strategies highlighting similarities and differences, instead of providing only a list of system-specific information. The various systems are roughly distinguished as those that clearly form carbonates and those that merely physisorb CO 2 at ultra-high vacuum conditions. Nevertheless, extended sections about specific systems including rarely studied surfaces and unusual materials are included, making this review also useful as a reference. © 2014 Elsevier B.V. All rights reserved. Source


Sibi M.P.,North Dakota State University | Landais Y.,CNRS Institute of Molecular Sciences
Angewandte Chemie - International Edition | Year: 2013

Totally rad: Synthetic methods have been developed for the formation of Csp3-F bonds by reaction of C-centered radicals with fluorine sources. Three complementary strategies, which differ in the mode of generation of the alkyl radical intermediate, are described. These include olefin hydrofluorination, decarboxylative fluorination, and aliphatic C-H fluorination. Copyright © 2013 WILEY-VCH Verlag GmbH & Co. KGaA, Weinheim. Source


Theoretical models of nonsuicidal self-injury (NSSI; i.e., purposeful destruction of body tissue without suicidal intent) suggest that individuals engage in NSSI in order to regulate negative affect (NA). One limitation of the current research is that most studies using pain as a proxy of NSSI have failed to include a nonpainful stimuli control group. This study attempted to address this limitation by comparing the emotional response to painful (vs. nonpainful) heat stimulation in individuals with a history of NSSI (vs. no history of NSSI) following a negative mood induction. It was predicted that among individuals with a history of NSSI, pain would lead to larger reductions in NA than warm stimulation. Furthermore, it was predicted that this reduction would be larger than that of controls regardless of condition. The hypotheses received partial support, such that pain led to greater reductions in negative affect for individuals with a history of NSSI, but not compared to controls. Future research directions are discussed. Source


Ihle T.,North Dakota State University
Physical Review E - Statistical, Nonlinear, and Soft Matter Physics | Year: 2013

An instability near the transition to collective motion of self-propelled particles is studied numerically by Enskog-like kinetic theory. While hydrodynamics breaks down, the kinetic approach leads to steep solitonlike waves. These supersonic waves show hysteresis and lead to an abrupt jump of the global order parameter if the noise level is changed. Thus they provide a mean-field mechanism to change the second-order character of the phase transition to first order. The shape of the wave is shown to follow a scaling law and to quantitatively agree with agent-based simulations. © 2013 American Physical Society. Source

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