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5th Annual Academic High Altitude Conference Held at UND

June 23-27, 2014, the 5th Annual Academic High Altitude Conference took place at UND.  The focus of this national conference was on the technical aspects, research possibilities, and educational benefits of high altitude ballooning.  The first two days included both a technical and educator’s workshop, followed by conference presentations and discussion sessions the remainder of the [...]

Computer Science Associate Professor Attends Training Seminar in Washington, DC

Emanuel Grant attended a training seminar on DO-178C “Software Considerations in Airborne Systems and Equipment Certification” at the RTCA training facility in Washington DC, June 23 – 25, 2014.  Safety critical aviation systems must adhere to standards such as the recently released RTCA DO-178C in order to be acceptable by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) [...]

Aviation Professors Receive Prestigious Award

Congratulations to Jim Higgins, Associate Professor, and Kent Lovelace, Professor, on being awarded the Aviation Accreditation Board International Chairman Award in recognition for their outstanding leadership and research in regards to the pilot supply/shortage issue.  This research has been incredibly valuable to the aviation industry and has been presented and shared numerous times over the [...]

Gregoire Books Featured in Magazine

Marilyn Gregoire’s (Theatre Arts) Christian romance trilogy has been excerpted in Plains Magazine from Sioux Falls, S.D.  The Fair Viking Princess: At First Sight was featured in the June 4 edition. She has also published the sequel to her first book, T”.  More information about both these titles is easily found on her webpage.  That site also links you to [...]

Center for Innovation to Host August 13, 2014 Workshop on Federal Grant Programs

President of Greenwood Consulting Group, Inc., to do one-day workshop on SBIR/STTR Aug. 13 for businesses across the state The University of North Dakota Center for Innovation will host Greenwood Consulting, Inc., president Jim Greenwood for a one-day proposal workshop for Phase I of the Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Program and its sibling, the Small Business Technology [...]

SIL Colloquium will Feature Adam Baker July 24, 2014

Adam Baker will speak at 8:00 p.m. Thursday, July 24, in Gamble Hall 3, on the question, “What If There Are No Segments?” In this colloquium, Baker will attempt a serious answer to a silly question. What if speech is not, after all, a sequence of phonetic segments? What if, rather, words are indivisible articulations? [...]

Pasch to Review Proposals for Department of Education in Washington, D.C.

The U.S. Department of Education has selected UND Communication faculty member Timothy Pasch to serve as reviewer for the IFLE Fiscal Year 2014 National Resource Centers Competition Peer Review in Washington, D.C. The NRC/FLAS awards fall under the jurisdiction of the Fulbright-Hays Title VI Program Office of International and Foreign Language Education.  Click here. These [...]

NSF Program Announcements with Limited Submissions Sought for CSBR and S-STEM

The National Science Foundation has issued the following program announcements which allow UND to submit only a limited number of submissions. Thus, if you are interested in submitting a proposal to NSF for the program, please let us know as soon as possible (barry.milavetz@UND.edu or 777.4280). Collections in Support of Biological Research (CSBR)  #14-564 The Collections [...]

Sun to Present Seminar on July 28, 2014

Deqiang Sun, PhD, postdoctoral research associate, Division of Biostatistics, Dan L. Duncan Cancer Center, Department of Molecular and Cellular Biology at Baylor College of Medicine, will present a seminar titled “Epigenome analysis of hematopoietic stem cells,” on Monday, July 28, at 11:00 a.m. in the Clifford Haugen Lecture Hall at the SMHS in Grand Forks. [...]

North Dakota Museum of Art Exhibit “Fractured” Features North Dakota’s Oil Boom

Fractured: North Dakota’s Oil Boom –  August 3 – October 5.Opening: Sunday, August 3 at 2:00 pm.  Free and open to the public, parking complimentary of the Museum. Journey to the prairies of western North Dakota with nationally acclaimed photographer Terry Evans and award-winning journalist and filmmaker Elizabeth Farnsworth to explore the impact of the [...]

2014 UND Epigenetics and Epigenomics Symposium is October 2, 2014

UND faculty, staff, and students are invited to attend the Third Annual Epigenetics and Epigenomics Symposium to be held by the University of North Dakota on Thursday, October 2, from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. at the Ralph Engelstad Arena, 1 Ralph Engelstad Drive in Grand Forks.  This event will bring together experts from fields [...]

Doctor of Physical Therapy Class of 2016 Begins Clinical Studies at SMHS

Fifty-two physical therapy students, members of the Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT) Class of 2016, started the clinical studies portion of their journey to become doctors of physical therapy this week at the University of North Dakota School of Medicine and Health Sciences.  The students received white coats at the Entrance Into Professional Service Ceremony [...]

Recent Grant Awards»

Lynne Chalmers and Amy Jacobson

Teaching & Learning - “North Dakota Resident Teacher Project” - $223,750

JiangLong Zhang

Atmospheric Sciences – “Quantifying decadal trends in aerosol direct forcing using Terra and Aqua” - awarded $245,558, the first year installment of a three-year $583,829 award

Dennis Toom and Michael Jackson

Anthropology – “DWC 2014 Site Testing” – $54,983

Rachel Navarro

Counseling – “Collaborative Research: Broadening Participation in Engineering among Women and Latina/os: A Longitudinal Multi-Site Study” – $814,665

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