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The Division of Research & Economic Development is excited to present an online, interactive research newsletter to the University of North Dakota.  This newsletter is to help bring together the UND research community.  Features of the newsletter include a list of upcoming research-related events, research news, pictures, and links. To keep this newsletter going, we [...]

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Notice of Major Change in NIH Policy

Cllick here to review a major change in National Institutes of Health (NIH) policy with respect to the submission of proposals that have not been funded.  This change allows proposals to be submitted as new proposals with certain requirements, even if they have been previously rejected on their first and second submission. ~ Barry Milavetz, Ph.D., Associate [...]

Institutional Review Board Meeting May 2, 2014

UND’s Institutional Review Board Meeting will be held on Friday, May 2, 2014 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 15, 2014. Clinical medical projects must be reviewed by the Clinical Medical Subcommittee before being brought to [...]

Space Studies Colloquium Series Continues

Tuesday, April 22th, 2014 at 4:00 p.m. in Ryan Hall, room 111. Dr. Gloria Leon, Professor Emerita, Department of Psychology, University of Minnesota, will present “Psychological Considerations in Astronaut Selection and Crew Support for Long Duration Space Missions.”  More information can be found here. ~ Bev Fetter, Administrative Secretary, Department of Space Studies

Campus Meeting April 23, 2014 will Observe Earth Day

This year, why not celebrate Earth Day by attending the events being held Wednesday, April 23, in the Memorial Union?  This Earth Day celebration will begin at 11:00 a.m. with a vendor fair in the Loading Dock and on the main floor of the Union.  Come and see what others are doing to reduce their [...]

UND Students to Participate in 2014 Honors Program Undergraduate Research Conference

GRAND FORKS — The University of North Dakota Honors Program will present its Sixteenth Annual Undergraduate Research Conference (URC) on Thursday, April 24, 2014, in the UND Memorial Union.  The conference will be held from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. and is free and open to the public. At this year’s conference, 25 UND students [...]

Biology Seminar April 24, 2014

Faculty Candidate Seminar: Thursday April 24 at 2:00 pm, Room 109 Leonard Hall.  Dr. Jay Boulanger, Deer Research and Management Program Coordinator & Extension Associate, Cornell University, “Managing wild mammalian populations and disease in human-dominated landscapes; a multidimensional approach.”  Faculty host: Dr. Robert Newman. ~ Dr. Rebecca Simmons, Associate Professor, Department of Biology

Chemistry Seminar April 24, 2014

Chemistry Seminar April 24, 2014 at 4:00 p.m. in Abbott Hall room 138.  Presenter: Rain Li, “How to Understand the Magnetic Behaviors of Single Molecule Magnets.” ~ Kim Myrum, Administrative Secretary, Chemistry Department

Sanford Researcher/Clinician to Present Seminar on April 24th, 2014

Michael C. Kruer, MD,–associate scientist, Sanford Children’s Health Research Center; attending physician at Sanford Children’s Hospital; and assistant professor of pediatrics and neurosciences at the University of South Dakota Sanford College of Medicine–will present “Loss of Parkinson disease-associated PARK9 leads to selective failure of autophagy” at 4:00 PM on Thursday, April 24th, in the SMHS [...]

Final Deadline for Submission of Senate Scholarly Activities Committee Travel Grant Applications is April 25th, 2014

Final Deadline for Submission of Senate Scholarly Activities Committee Travel Grant Applications Friday, April 25, 2014, is the final deadline for submission of Senate Scholarly Activities Committee Travel Grant Applications for Fiscal Year 2013-2014.  This deadline is for travel occurring between May 1, 2014, and September 15, 2014.  Late applications will not be accepted. The [...]

Sanford Obesity Symposium set for April 25 in Fargo

The Sanford Obesity Symposium will be held April 25 at the Ramada Plaza & Suites, 1635 42nd St. SW, 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 [...]

UASRCC Meeting Dates for Spring Semester

UAS Research Compliance Committee spring semester meeting dates – Meetings for the UAS Research Compliance Committee (UASRCC) during the spring semester have been set for the following dates: Friday, March 28 – 1:00-3:00 Friday, April 25 – 9:00-11:00 Friday, May 16 –  9:00-11:00 All meetings will be held in the Badlands Room of the Memorial [...]

Biology Seminar April 25, 2014

Glenn Allen Paur Memorial Seminar: Friday April 25 at 12:00 pm, UND Lecture Bowl.  Dr. Delwin Benson, Professor and Extension Specialist, Colorado State University in Fort Collins, CO, ”People decide about conservation on their lands…help them make good choices!”   Hosted by the UND Wildlife Society. ~ Dr. Rebecca Simmons, Associate Professor, Department of Biology

Geology & Geological Engineering LEEPS Lectures – Western U.S. Glaciers and Antarctic Hydrology – April 25

On Friday, April 25, the Harold Hamm School of Geology & Geological Engineering’s Leading Edge in Earth and Planetary Science Lecture Series (LEEPS) presents Dr. Andrew G. Fountain, Professor of Geography and Geology, Portland State University, who will speak on “The Changing Glaciers of the American West” at 12:00 noon (Leonard Hall Lecture Bowl 100) [...]

Physics & Astrophysics Colloquium

Friday, April 25th, 2014 from 4:01 pm-4:50 pm  in room 211, Witmer Hall. Coffee and cookies will be served at 3:30pm in room 215.  All are welcome. Speaker: Prof. Francis Lin Department of Physics and Astronomy Title: Studying Cell Migration in Chemical and Electrical Guiding Environments Using Microfluidic Devices Abstract: Cell migration underlies many physiological processes ranging from immune [...]

Faculty can find Research Ideas at Annual Community-University Forum April 26, 2014

UND faculty are invited to a regional community-university forum Saturday, April 26 on the theme of “Networked Communities.”  The forum provides a way for UND faculty, staff, and students to better understand the research needs of regional communities and opportunities for student academic projects. The annual Community Connect Forum, sponsored by the UND Center for [...]

NSF Program Announcements with Limited Submissions Sought for HPCSA and IRNC

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). High Performance Computing System Acquisition: Continuing the Building of [...]

Faculty Member Seeks Geosciences Participants for Classroom Observation Project

Matt Gilmore, a faculty member in the John D. Odegard School of Aerospace Sciences Department of Atmospheric Sciences, seeks UND faculty participants willing to be observed for the Classroom Observation Project (COP). Recently certified as a COP observer, Gilmore joins a team of 35 faculty from around the country who are conducting a study of [...]

UND Sets Pace for Aviation Safety

Safety is more than a bunch of words on a yellow placard. At the University Of North Dakota John D. Odegard School of Aerospace Sciences (UND Aerospace) safety is a core principle of operation. With an excellent safety track record and a demonstrable concern for the well-being of its students, staff and faculty — as well as [...]

Research North Dakota Grant Applications Due May 23, 2014

The Division of Research & Economic Development wishes to remind research faculty that the Research North Dakota (RND) program has a deadline of May 23, 2014 for its third cycle of applications.  There are subsequent deadlines, for example, August 22, 2014.  Applicants are also reminded that they must have a binding agreement concerning the disposition [...]

NSF Program Announcement with Limited Submissions Sought for NRT

The National Science Foundation has issued the following program announcement which allows 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). National Science Foundation Research Traineeship (NRT) Program #14-548 The [...]

Frank Low Research Day Award Winners Named

We want to thank all of you who participated in making the 34th Annual Frank Low Research Day a success.  We appreciate the high level of participation by students, faculty, and staff at the School of Medicine and Health Sciences.  Special thanks to UND Vice President for Health Affairs and Dean of the School of [...]

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