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Environmental Anthropologist Speaks on Fibersheds April 10, 2015

Environmental Anthropologist Keila McCracken will present “Northern Minnesota Fibershed: Local Fiber, Local Dyes, Local Labor,” at 1:00 p.m. April 10 in room 7, Education Building. Come learn about an alternative fashion industry where environmental sustainability, economic resilience and ethical responsibility serve as the cornerstones of design, production, consumption, and reuse. The fibershed concept is a [...]

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 10, 2015

April 10, 2015 from 12:00-1:00 p.m. in Abbott Hall, room 138. Speaker: Dr. Charles Campana, “Single-Crystal X-Ray Diffraction as a Tool for Synthetic Chemists” ~ Kimberly Myrum, administrative secretary, Department of Chemistry

Historian Cynthia Prescott to Appear on TLC’s “Who Do You Think You Are?” on April 5, 2015

Associate Professor of History Cynthia Prescott will appear on TLC’s “Who Do You Think You Are?” on April 5, 2015. Dr. Prescott, an expert on gender in the American West, guided actor and director Tony Goldwyn on his search to learn about his maternal ancestry. “Who Do You Think You Are?” – Tony Goldwyn Premieres [...]

New NIGMS Website Feature, “Clearinghouse for Training Modules to Enhance Data Reproducibility”

Announcing the debut of a new section of the National Institute of General Medical Sciences website, the “Clearinghouse for Training Modules to Enhance Data Reproducibility.” This addition comes as part of a series of NIH-wide initiatives aimed at furthering the very important goal of improving the quality and reliability of published results. Currently, the site hosts [...]

“Addressing Preparedness Challenges for Children in Public Health Emergencies” – CDC Grand Rounds

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s (CDC) Public Health Grand Rounds is a monthly webcast created to foster discussion on major public health issues. Each session focuses on key challenges related to a specific health topic, and explores the latest scientific evidence and the potential effect of different interventions. The Grand Rounds sessions also highlight how [...]

Nominate a Faculty Member for the 2015 Leonard Tow Humanism in Medicine Award

The UND School of Medicine and Health Sciences Gold Humanism Honor Society Oversight Committee will select a physician medical school faculty member for the Leonard Tow Humanism in Medicine Award from nominations received. The award includes a check for $1,000 and will be presented at the School’s Commencement Awards Luncheon. Each year, Leonard Tow Humanism [...]

UASRCC Meeting Dates and Deadline Dates

UNIVERSITY OF NORTH DAKOTA UNMANNED AIRCRAFT SYSTEMS RESEARCH COMPLIANCE COMMITTEE MEETING AND DEADLINE DATES Meeting Date:  Friday, April 10, 2015, 9:00-11:00 a.m. Deadline Date for Proposal Submission: Friday, April 3, 2015 Meeting Location:  UND Tech Accelerator, Room 1053 *Note:  Change in meeting date and location Meeting Date:  Friday, May 15, 2015, 9:00-11:00 a.m. Deadline Date for Proposal [...]

UND Writers Conference to be held March 25-27, 2015

The UND Writers Conference is pleased to announce that the line-up for the 46th Annual UND Writers Conference, “The Other Half” is complete!  Among the featured authors for the 2015 UND Writers Conference, which will be held March 25-27, 2015 at the UND Memorial Union, is Roxane Gay, whose debut novel An Untamed State and essay collection Bad Feminist–both [...]

Superstars of Science and Engineering Vie for State Honors March 26-27, 2015

The next generation of North Dakota scientists and engineers will compete in the 65th Annual North Dakota State Science and Engineering Fair March 26 and 27 in the Wellness Center at UND. Students arrive on campus Thursday, March 26. Thursday’s events begin with hands-on activities on campus in Aerospace, Biology, Chemistry, Geography, Engineering, Math, Medicine, [...]

Economics Seminar March 27, 2015

The Department of Economics is proud to be hosting a visit by Professor Karen Eggleston (Stanford) this week.  Professor Eggleston will be in the Department on Friday, March 27.  Details of her seminar are as follows: Title: “An Exploration of China’s Mortality Decline under Mao: A Provincial Analysis, 1950–80” Abstract: Between 1950 and 1980, China experienced the most rapid [...]

Chemistry Fun Day is March 28, 2015

The UND Undergraduate Chemistry Club is hosting an afternoon of fun and learning with Chemistry Fun Day on March 28, 2015.  The free event is aimed at children in grades 5-8 and includes a number of hands-on activities designed to engage and educate young people. Kids are invited to 101 Abbott Hall from 2:00-4:00 p.m., [...]

Using Technology Applications to Write Research Papers

Join colleagues on Monday, March 30, for an overview of the steps to write research papers and the technologies that support the research and writing process. UND provides students, faculty and staff with access to RefWorks, Write-N-Cite and Read & Write Gold, which integrate with your text documents and provide technology shortcuts for managing and [...]

Astronomy Public Talk March 30, 2015

The Department of Physics & Astrophysics public talk and telescope observing session will take place Monday, March 30 at 8:00 PM in Witmer Hall, room 116.  The talk “Viewing the Universe in X-rays” will be presented by Dr. Dean Smith, Department of Physics & Astrophysics, University of North Dakota.  Following the talk, attendees will be [...]

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 [...]

Rights to UND Alum’s Invention Picked up by Private-Sector Firm

While working in a hardware store in 2008, UND alumnus Michael Lupelow knew there had to be an easier way to seal paint cans. As part of a class project and with the assistance of a UND professor, Lupelow eventually turned his dream into reality. And now that invention could start paying off thanks to some [...]

Aerial Tests Study Oil’s Associated Gas Impacts on Environment

Regions west of the Mississippi River undergoing oil and gas extraction development will now be tested for air quality and climate effects.  The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration and Cooperative Institute for Research in Environmental Sciences at the University of Colorado have teamed up to perform the research. The scientists are using a suite of [...]

Department of Modern & Classical Languages & Literatures Monthly Departmental Research Update

Dr. Amanda Boyd, Associate Professor of German, published a book chapter entitled “Apocalypse in Prague: Gustav Meyrink’s Esoteric Vision in ‘Walpurgisnacht’”. This publication appears in the book entitled Capitales de l’ésotérisme européen et dialogue des cultures. Dr. Min Wang, Visiting Assistant Professor of Chinese, presented a paper at Princeton University entitled, “Explorations and Implications of [...]

Recently Released Fiscal Year 2015 Funding Opportunities

Funding opportunities for the Department of Defense (DOD) Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis Research Program (ALSRP) and Ovarian Cancer Research Program (OCRP) being managed by the office of Congressionally Directed Medical Research Programs (CDMRP). Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis Research Program Therapeutic Idea Award Therapeutic Development Award Ovarian Cancer Research Program Clinical Translational Award Investigator-Initiated Research Award Ovarian Cancer Academy [...]

Sign Up for Gateway Research Alerts

The Rural Health Research Gateway provides access to publications and projects funded through the Federal Office of Rural Health Policy (FORHP). Alerts provide periodic updates when new publications become available. ~ Center for Rural Health Update, March 2015

TURTLE Summer Research Program

Tribal Undergraduate Research Training and Learning Experiences (TURTLE) Summer Research Program is a ten-week program for Native American behavioral health undergraduate students. Students will be involved in a research project and develop a poster presentation. Research opportunity themes include crisis intervention, elder abuse, mental health, suicide prevention, substance abuse, and other issues. Deadline to apply [...]

Recent Grant Awards»

Michael Poellot

Atmospheric Sciences - “Observations of Aerosols Above Clouds and Their Interactions” - $575,062

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