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Free Webinar February 11, 2015 Discusses the Current and Future State of Flaring in the Bakken

Flaring’s New Era:  The Current and Future State of Flaring in the Bakken  Bakken producers may have met the first of several North Dakota-issued flare reduction targets, but the challenges of continued crude production in the midst of impending new flare reduction goals remain. Failure to comply with the state-issued flare regulations will result in [...]

Medical Students Receive Scholarships for 2014–2015

A total of $371,705 in scholarships has been awarded to 135 medical students at the University of North Dakota School of Medicine and Health Sciences for the 2014–2015 academic year. Funds for the scholarships come from various private sources, endowments and scholarship funds. Scholarships for 2014–2015 (Listed alphabetically by hometown then last name) Fourth-year student [...]

Physics & Astrophysics Colloquium January 30: An Old Dog Embraces Active Learning

The Department of Physics & Astrophysics will host a colloquium from 4:00 – 5:00 pm on Friday, January 30, 2015 in 211 Witmer Hall.  Dr. Tristan Darland from UND Biology will describe his experiences with active learning and the “Scientific Teaching” approach.  The audience will then be invited to join in an informal discussion on [...]

Faculty Candidate for Spanish Presents Research Talk January 27, 2015

Adriana Martinez-Fernandez, candidate for a Spanish faculty position in the Department of Modern & Classical Languages & Literatures, will present a research talk, “A reason to live:” Cinematic narratives of the “good migrant” from a gender-based perspective,” on Tuesday, January 27, at 2:00 p.m. in 210 Merrifield Hall. Dr. Martinez-Fernandez received both her Ph.D. in [...]

Department of Modern & Classical Languages & Literatures Monthly Research Update

Dr. Eric Ross, Assistant Professor of Classics, has just had a paper accepted for publication in a peer-reviewed, edited volume entitled “Golden Ages: Greece and Rome on the Silver Screen.”  Dr. Ross’ paper, “Pop Culture Past and Present: Herodotus, 300, and the Heroism of Leonidas” analyzes the film “300” while arguing that contemporary superhero films [...]

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, [...]

Schwartz Named as Founding Chair of the Department of Population Health

Gary G. Schwartz, Ph.D., M.P.H., Ph.D., has been named the founding chair of the Department of Population Health at the University of North Dakota School of Medicine & Health Sciences.  He is a scientist and educator who is recognized internationally for his research on prostate cancer and on vitamin D.  Since 1999, Schwartz was scientific [...]

The DOE Office of Science Graduate Student Research (SCGSR) Program is now Accepting Applications!

The Department of Energy’s (DOE) Office of Science is pleased to announce that the Office of Science Graduate Student Research (SCGSR) program is now accepting applications for the 2015 solicitation.  Applications are due by 4:00 pm CT on Tuesday April 14, 2015. The SCGSR program supports supplemental awards to outstanding U.S. graduate students to conduct [...]

School of Graduate Studies Scholarly Forum – Call for Entries

The School of Graduate Studies is pleased to announce the call for abstracts for the 2015 Scholarly Forum, to be held at the Memorial Union, March 10 & 11, 2015.  We encourage submissions from graduate students and faculty that can include collaborative and interdisciplinary projects.  We will also plan to accommodate special sessions for departments [...]

2016 Mcknight Memory and Cognitive Disorders Award

The McKnight Endowment Fund for Neuroscience supports innovative research designed to bring science closer to the day when diseases of the brain can be accurately diagnosed, prevented, and treated.  To this end, the McKnight Memory and Cognitive Disorders Award assists scientists working to apply the knowledge achieved through basic research to human brain disorders that [...]

National School on Neutron and X-Ray Scattering

The 17th Annual National School on Neutron and X-ray Scattering will be held at Argonne and Oak Ridge National Labs from June 13-27, 2015.  This school is designed to help introduce graduate students to the capabilities available at the neutron and x-ray user facilities in the United States. Lectures, presented by researchers from academia, industry, [...]

Congressional Research Grants

DEADLINE: All proposals must be received no later than March 1, 2015. The Dirksen Congressional Center invites applications for grants to fund research on congressional leadership and the U.S. Congress.  The Center, named for the late Senate Minority Leader Everett M. Dirksen, is a private, nonpartisan, nonprofit research and educational organization devoted to the study [...]

Faculty Candidate in Spanish to Present Research Talk January 23, 2015

Susana Castillo-Rodriguez, candidate for a Spanish faculty position in the Department of Modern & Classical Languages & Literatures, will present a research talk, “Transatlantic loanwords. Africa and the Americas,” on Friday, January 23, from 11:00 a.m. to noon in 303 Merrifield Hall. Dr. Castillo-Rodriguez earned Ph.D. degrees from Complutense University, Madrid, Spain and CUNY.  She [...]

Institutional Review Board’s January Meeting is Today, January 23, 2015

UND’s Institutional Review Board Meeting scheduled for Friday, January 2, 2015, has been postponed until Friday, January 23, 2015 at 2:00 p.m., in Twamley, Room 305, to consider all Full Board Review research proposals that are submitted to the IRB Office before Tuesday, December 16, 2014. Clinical medical projects must be reviewed by the Clinical [...]

Integrating Native Perspectives in History

The first History Workshop of 2015 will be held at noon on Wednesday, January 28, 2015 in O’Kelly 228.  Sebastian Braun of UND’s Department of American Indian Studies will speak and lead a discussion of “Integrating Native Perspectives in History.”  The public is invited to attend.  Free pizza and soft drinks will be available to [...]

LEEPS Lectures Focus on Petroleum Exploration and Production January 30, 2015

On Friday, January 30, the Harold Hamm School of Geology & Geological Engineering’s Leading Edge in Earth and Planetary Science lecture series (LEEPS) presents Dr. Amanda A. Dasch, Shell Oil’s Permian Wolfcamp Manager, who will speak on “Taking the Rocks to the Bank: Decision Quality in Field Development Planning” at 12:00 noon in Leonard Hall [...]

ND EPSCoR Advanced Undergraduate Research (AURA) Program

The ND EPSCoR AURA program at the University of North Dakota (UND) provides undergraduate students with opportunities to experience research in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) disciplines normally supported by NSF at a point in their college careers when they need to make important decisions about their future. Mentor proposals are due by noon, [...]

NSF Program Announcements with Limited Submissions Sought for CCE STEM and RET

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). Cultivating Cultures for Ethical STEM (CCE STEM) #15-528 Cultivating [...]

SSAC Upcoming Deadlines

Senate Scholarly Activities Committee Application Deadline Date: Research/Creative Activity and Publication Awards The fourth deadline for submission of applications is Friday, February 13, 2015.  Research/Creative Activity and Publication grant applications, as well as applications for New Faculty Scholar Awards, will be considered at that time.  No travel applications will be considered at that time. Friday, [...]

Research ND Grant Applications Due February 20, 2015

The Division of Research & Economic Development wishes to remind research faculty that the Research North Dakota (RND) program has a deadline of February 20, 2015 for its sixth cycle of applications.  There are subsequent deadlines, for example, May 22, 2015.  Applicants are also reminded that they must have a binding agreement concerning the disposition of intellectual [...]

Sanford Obesity Symposium is March 13, 2015

Sanford Health will present the Sanford Obesity Symposium on March 13 at the Holiday Inn, 3803 13th Ave S., in Fargo.  The purpose of this symposium is to enhance the knowledge and competence of participants by providing an update on the latest research associated with the prevention, treatment, and management of obesity.  The target audience includes primary care physicians, [...]

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Center for Rural Health - “Evidence-Based Tele-Emergency Network Grant” – $500,000

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