1st Annual UND Observatory Banquet and Fundraiser April 23rd
The 1stannual UND Observatory banquet and fundraiser is being organized and will occur on Monday, April 23, 2012, at the Hilton Garden Inn, Grand Forks, 5-10 pm in the combined Dahl/Buchli conference rooms. The event will feature local and NASA speakers, a silent auction, a buffet dinner, and an opportunity to promote astronomical and planetary science research in North Dakota. Online reservations can be made by following the link on the UND Observatory web site home page (http://observatory.space.edu). Attendees will include UND President and wife, Robert and Marcia Kelley; Provost Paul Lebel; VP for Research and Economic Development, Phyllis Johnson; and Odegard College Dean Bruce Smith and Associate Dean, Paul Lindseth. The invited keynote speaker is Dr. Paul Abell, NASA Johnson Space Center, who is also a UND alum. Contact Paul Hardersen with questions at 777-4896.