ND Space Grant Consortium receives NASA grant
The North Dakota Space Grant Consortium (ndspacegrant.und.edu) recently received an award of $860,000 for FY 12 and 13 from NASA's Department of Education. The award is for promoting STEM education at college level in North Dakota through "hands on" student projects, scholarships and fellowships for students, summer internships at NASA centers, and seed research. ND Space Grant is a statewide program, and all colleges and universities in NDUS are members of the consortium.
-- Santhosh K. Seelan, professor and chair, Space Studies, 777.2355, email@example.com.