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The Division of Research & Economic Development is excited to continue providing an online, interactive research newsletter.  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 continue providing you with informative and valuable research information, your [...]

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News from The Bakken

Not unexpectedly, North Dakota’s oil and gas production set new records in July, but declining Bakken crude prices combined with concerns about meeting the state’s gas capture goals could jeopardize future increases. During July, crude production climbed to record 1.11 million barrels per day—a 1.7 percent increase from June—and gas production was up to 1.29 [...]

North Dakota Flow Cytometry and Cell Sorting (ND-FCCS) Core Formed

The North Dakota Flow Cytometry and Cell Sorting (ND-FCCS) Core is a joint effort between the Departments of Basic Sciences and Pathology at the University of North Dakota School of Medicine & Health Sciences. The purpose of the ND-FCCS is to provide ongoing flow cytometry and cell sorting capabilities for research and teaching applications within [...]

Department of Atmospheric Sciences Seminar Thursday, September 25, 2014

The Department of Atmospheric Sciences will host a seminar Thursday, September 25, 2014 at 3:00 p.m. in Streibel Hall room 106.  The Speaker, Juilin (Frank) Li, JPL, will present “Cloud-Precipitation-Radiation-Dynamics Interaction in Global Fully Coupled Climate Models.” ~ Wanda Seyler, Administrative Secretary, Department of Atmospheric Sciences

Preproposals for NSF Programs LSAMP and NHERI Due September 24, 2014

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). Louis Stokes Alliances for Minority Participation (LSAMP) #12-564   [...]

Biology Seminar Friday, October 17, 2014

Department of Biology Seminar Friday, October 17, 2014 from 3:00-4:00 p.m. in Education 113, presented by Dr. Robert Rockwell, “Polar bears, snow geese and climate change – what do we know and what can we learn? ” ~ Dr. Rebecca Simmons, Associate Professor, UND Department of Biology

September 23, 2014 Arts & Humanities (AH!) Talk features Bethany Andreasen

The College of Arts & Sciences is proud to host the first AH! Talks Speaker Series event of 2014 with Bethany Andreasen. Andreasen, a professor of history at Minot State University, will present “Education Across the 49th Parallel: Training Teachers in North Dakota and Saskatchewan, 1890-1925,” on Tuesday, September 23, at the Empire Theatre in Grand [...]

Space Studies News

Dr. Paul Hardersen served on a NASA Solar System Observations review panel in Towson, Maryland, in August.  While on the East Coast, Hardersen led an Education & Public Outreach Event in Montauk, New York, from August 24th – 26th that included giving a public talk on asteroids and participation in an adult space camp program, [...]

De’Broski Herbert to Present Seminar on September 25, 2014

De’Broski Herbert, PhD, assistant professor, Division of Experimental Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, will present a seminar titled “Mechanisms of Type 2 Immunity and tissue repair” on Thursday, September 25, at 4 p.m. in the Clifford Haugen Lecture Hall at the SMHS in Grand Forks. All are welcome to attend. ~ Jennifer Hershey, Administrative Secretary, Department [...]

Victor Huber to Present Seminar on September 18, 2014

Victor Huber, PhD, assistant professor, Basic Biomedical Sciences, University of South Dakota Sanford School of Medicine, will present a seminar titled “Influenza virus: super-infection and immunity” on Thursday, September 18, at 4:00 p.m. in the Clifford Haugen Lecture Hall at the SMHS in Grand Forks. All are welcome to attend. ~ Jennifer Hershey, Administrative Secretary, Department of [...]

Dean’s Hour Presentation is September 18, 2014

Steven Blair, PED, professor of Exercise Science, Arnold School of Public Health, University of South Carolina, will present at the Dean’s Hour at noon on Thursday, September 18, at 12:00 Noon in the Reed Keller Auditorium at the SMHS in Grand Forks.  His talk is titled “Physical Inactivity: The Biggest Public Health Problem of the [...]

Sign up for GUIRR’s Upcoming Webinar

Partnerships for Innovation: Accelerating Innovation Research (PFI:AIR) A program for translational research opportunities for NSF-supported faculty and research consortia Tuesday, September 30, 2014, 12:00-1:00 p.m. CDT Hosted by the National Academies’ Government-University-Industry Research Roundtable (GUIRR) The NSF PFI:AIR program offers opportunities to conduct translational research activities in support of moving previously funded NSF research results [...]

Recent Grant Awards»

Christine Harsell

College of Nursing & Professional Disciplines - “SBIRT Training in North Dakota” – $556,231

Ron Marsh and David Whalen

Computer Science and Space Studies - “REU Site: Research Experience in Developing Software for Mission Critical Space Systems” – $372,450

Naima Kaabouch

Electrical Engineering - “Enhancement of Spectrum Decision through Probabilistic Graphical Models” – $291,599

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