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Biology 2015 Spring Seminar Schedule

The following list is the information the Biology department has, at this time, for their upcoming Biology Seminar Series.  As more information is obtained, this post will be updated.  The seminars are Fridays, from 3:00-4:00 p.m. in Starcher, room 141, unless otherwise noted. January 16 – Dr. Sarah Bush, Research Assistant Professor, Dept. of Biology, [...]

Chemistry Seminar April 17, 2015

Chemistry Seminar April 17, 2015 from 12:00 -1:00 p.m. in Abbott Hall, room 138. Speaker: Dr. Alevtina Smirnova from South Dakota School of Mines & Technology, “Sub- and Supercritical Water Liquefaction of Alkali Lignin in Presence of Carbon Dioxide and Ammonia.” ~ Kimberly Myrum, administrative secretary, Department of Chemistry

Biology 2015 Spring Seminar Schedule

The following list is the information the Biology department has, at this time, for their upcoming Biology Seminar Series.  As more information is obtained, this post will be updated.  The seminars are Fridays, from 3:00-4:00 p.m. in Starcher, room 141, unless otherwise noted. January 16 – Dr. Sarah Bush, Research Assistant Professor, Dept. of Biology, [...]

Physics Colloquium April 17, 2015

The Department of Physics and Astrophysics will host a colloquium 4:00-5:00 p.m. Friday, April 17 in Witmer Hall, room 211. Dr. Jim Kafka, Senior Director of Advanced R&D for Spectra-Physics, will be speaking on the principles of ultrafast lasers and commercial applications including micro-machining and confocal microscopy. All are welcome! For details, see here. Jim [...]

Annual Hands On Learning Fair is April 18, 2015

Families with children ages birth to seven are invited to the 24th Annual Hands-On Learning Fair on Saturday, April 18, at the Purpur Arena in Grand Forks. University Children’s Learning Center and the UND Early Childhood Education Program team up with early childhood educators from across the community to present over fifty learning activities. Art, [...]

April 20 Space Studies Colloquium Features Speaker from NASA Goddard Space Flight Center

The Spring 2015 Space Studies Colloquium Series will focus on the NASA Discovery Program–the development of a planetary science mission– and will feature several leading experts in the field. The next presentation in this series will feature Craig R. Tooley, Project Manager of the Magnetospheric Multiscale (MMS) Mission, NASA Goddard Space Flight Center, Greenbelt, Maryland. He [...]

Swedish Scholar Lectures on Runology April 21, 2015

Swedish runology scholar Henrik Williams will visit campus on Tuesday, April 21. Professor Williams will hold a public lecture at 4:00 p.m. in the East Asian Room of the Chester Fritz Library titled “Runes, Twitter, and the Vikings.” Enter the world of runic inscriptions with its lively Pagans and pious Christians. Learn about law makers, [...]

Hagerty Lecture April 21, 2015

UND will present a lecture as part of the Hagerty Lecture Series.  The speaker will be Alexander Panetta, Washington correspondent for the Canadian Press. He’ll discuss Canadian approaches to issues arising along the international border at 4:30 p.m. Tuesday, April 21, at the North Dakota Heritage Center on the Capitol grounds. Alexander Panetta:  A Montreal [...]

Space Studies Colloquium Series Continues April 22, 2015

April 22 Colloquium focuses on remote sensing of global croplands for food security. The Spring 2015 Space Studies Colloquium Series focuses on the NASA Discovery Program–the development of a planetary science mission– and will feature several leading experts in the field.  Our special guest scheduled for April 22 is off-topic, but is a leading expert [...]

UND Honors Students to Participate in 2015 Undergraduate Research Conference

The University of North Dakota Honors Program will present its Sixteenth Annual Undergraduate Research Conference (URC) on Thursday, April 23, 2015, in the UND Memorial Union. The conference will be held from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. and is free and open to the public. At this year’s conference, 22 UND seniors will present the [...]

Biomedical Science Seminar April 23, 2015

Fayyaz Sutterwala, MD, PhD, co-director of the Inflammation and Innate Immunity Research Core, Environmental Health Sciences Research Center at the University of Iowa, will present his talk titled “NLRP12 mediates neutrophil recruitment during pulmonary bacterial infections” at 1:00 p.m. on Thursday, April 23, in Room 5510 at the SMHS in Grand Forks. This seminar is [...]

New Art Exhibition Opens April 23, 2015 Focuses on Freedom of the Press

The UND Art Collections Gallery at the Empire Arts Center will hold a free public preview for its newest exhibition, Honoré Daumier: Encore! The Quest for Freedom of Expression through Political and Social Commentary, Thursday, April 23, 4:30-7:00 p.m., at the Empire Arts Center in downtown Grand Forks. The exhibition’s reception will have a 19th Century French theme, [...]

Final Deadline for SSAC Travel Applications is Friday, April 24, 2015

Final Deadline for Submission of Senate Scholarly Activities Committee Travel Grant Applications Friday, April 24, 2015, is the final deadline for submission of Senate Scholarly Activities Committee Travel Grant Applications for Fiscal Year 2014-2015.  This deadline is for travel occurring between May 1, 2015, and September 15, 2015.  Late applications will not be accepted. The [...]

Chemistry Department Abbott Lectures April 23 and April 24, 2015

This year’s Chemistry Department Abbott Lectures will be given by Donald J. Darensbourg, Distinguished Professor at Texas A&M University. Dr. Darensbourg will give two lectures: the first presentation, titled “An Approach to Teaching an Upper Division Undergraduate Course in Green Chemistry,” will be given on Thursday, April 23, at 7:00 p.m. in 101 Abbott Hall. [...]

College of Business & Public Administration Research Seminar April 24, 2015

The UND College of Business & Public Administration will present a research seminar on Friday, April 24 at 3:00 p.m. in Gamble Hall, room 315 (Cargill Room).  Dr. Cullen Goenner will present “The Market for Private Student Loans: An Analysis of Credit Union Involvement, Risk, and Returns.” ~ Dr. Prodosh Simlai, Associate Professor, Economics  

Physics Colloquium April 24, 2015

The Department of Physics and Astrophysics will host a colloquium 4:00-5:00 p.m. Friday, April 24 in Witmer Hall, room 211. Professor Allen Goldman (University of Minnesota) will be speaking on electrostatic “doping” of superconductors using high-dielectric-constant insulators, ionic liquids, and ion gels, and how this has be used to study superconductor-insulator transitions and to search [...]

UASRCC Meeting Dates and Deadline Dates

UNIVERSITY OF NORTH DAKOTA UNMANNED AIRCRAFT SYSTEMS RESEARCH COMPLIANCE COMMITTEE MEETING AND DEADLINE DATES Meeting Date:  Friday, May 15, 2015, 9:00-11:00 a.m. Deadline Date for Proposal Submission: Friday, May 1, 2015 Meeting Location:  Memorial Union, Badlands Room For proposals being submitted for review by the UASRCC, both a signed electronic copy and the signed original of the [...]

Research North Dakota Grant Applications Due May 22, 2015

The Division of Research & Economic Development wishes to remind research faculty that the Research North Dakota (RND) program has a deadline of May 22, 2015 for its seventh cycle of applications.  Applicants are also reminded that they must have a binding agreement concerning the disposition of intellectual property that may be created or used in the [...]

Next IRB Meeting to be held May 1, 2015

UND’s Institutional Review Board Meeting will be held Friday, May 1, 2015 in Twamley, Room 305 at 2:00 p.m., to consider all Full Board Review research proposals that were submitted to the IRB Office before Tuesday, April 14, 2015. Clinical medical projects must be reviewed by the Clinical Medical Subcommittee before being brought to the [...]

INMED and Master of Public Health Programs Offer American Indian Students New Opportunity

American Indian students at the University of North Dakota School of Medicine and Health Sciences have a new opportunity to pursue a graduate degree in public health. UND’s Indians Into Medicine Program (INMED) and the Master of Public Health Program have partnered to provide training for four students each year to study and earn a [...]

The Bakken Conference & Expo in Grand Forks, July 27-29, 2015

The Bakken Conference & Expo will be held July 27-29, 2015 at the Alerus Center in Grand Forks.  More information can be found here. ~ The Bakken Magazine, 4/16/2015

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