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Elizabeth Harris is a long list finalist for National Translation Award

September 1, 2015

Elizabeth Harris’s translation of Giulio Mozzi’s prize-winning story collection, This Is the Garden (2014, Open Letter Books), is one of 12 long-list finalists in prose for the National Translation Award, the oldest award for literary translation in the country. These are the judges’ comments about the collection and Harris’s translation: “Elizabeth Harris has lyrically channeled [...]

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Graduate student launches new Japanese culture and language school

グランドフォークス日本語学校 OK, that one’s tough to read if you’re not fluent in Japanese. How about “Grand Forks Nihongo Gakko”? Grand Forks Japanese Language and Culture School is a new program launching this week at the University of North Dakota International Centre. This new language and culture program is the brainchild of UND graduate student Satoko [...]

EERC to help develop process to convert natural gas into usable chemicals

The Energy & Environmental Research Center (EERC) has announced that it is working with FuelCell Energy, Inc. (NASDAQ: FCEL), an integrated stationary fuel cell manufacturer located in Danbury, Conn., to develop a durable, low-cost, and high-performance electrochemical cell to convert natural gas and other methane-rich gas into methanol, a major chemical commodity with worldwide applications [...]

Jerath completes Senior Fulbright Scholar assignment in India

Sukhvarsh Jerath, the graduate program director in the College of Engineering & Mines’ Civil Engineering Department, recently completed a teaching and research assignment as a Senior Fulbright Scholar at the Indian Institute of Technology Bombay (IITB), in Powai, Mumbai, India. Jerath was one of only 15 senior Fulbright Scholars out of a total of 110 [...]

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