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Register for the April 29 ND EPSCoR/IDeA State Conference

We invite you to attend the ND EPSCoR/IDeA 2014 State Conference, titled “Innovations & Expressions” on Tuesday, April 29, at the Alerus Center. The ND EPSCoR meeting this year builds upon our successful conference of two years ago in which all manner of undergraduate student research and creative activities were featured. This year we continue [...]

EPSCoR proposal writing workshop set for April 15

You are invited to attend a proposal writing workshop from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Tuesday, April 15, in 130 Gamble Hall. This workshop, sponsored by ND EPSCoR, will be led by The Implementation Group (TIG), a consulting firm in Washington, D.C., with expertise in a variety of large and small proposals for a number [...]

EPSCoR announces DDA awards

The North Dakota Experimental Program to Stimulate Competitive Research (ND EPSCoR) has announced the 2013 – 2014 Doctoral Dissertation Assistantship (DDA) awards at the UND. ND EPSCoR’s DDA awards are designed to increase the completion rate of doctoral students enrolled in the science, engineering, and mathematics disciplines at North Dakota’s research-intensive universities. Because of the [...]

EPSCoR announces GSRA awards

The North Dakota Experimental Program to Stimulate Competitive Research (ND EPSCoR) is pleased to announce the 2013 – 2014 Graduate Student Research Assistantship (GSRA) awards at UND. The goal of the GSRA program is to increase educational research opportunities for graduating seniors from the four NDUS baccalaureate universities to obtain master’s and doctoral degrees in [...]

NSF/ND EPSCoR Fargo workshop on effective communication is June 26, 27

On behalf of the National Science Foundation and ND EPSCoR, you are invited to an interactive hands-on communications workshop designed to assist scientists, engineers, researchers and educators champion their work effectively to the outside world. This workshop will be held at the Hilton Garden Inn on June 26-27 in Fargo. There is no registration fee [...]

ND EPSCoR NATURE meeting is May 1

ND EPSCoR will host an informational meeting for the NATURE (Nurturing American Tribal Undergraduate Research and Education) program from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Wednesday, May 1, in the Memorial Union Presidents Room. ND EPSCoR is seeking faculty participation in this program. Please share this information with your faculty. NATURE is an educational outreach program sponsored [...]

Proposals due Feb. 5 for AURA program

ND EPSCoR is accepting proposals from tenured or tenure-track faculty at UND who are interested in participating as a mentor in the summer/fall 2013 Advanced Undergraduate Research (AURA) program. The ND EPSCoR AURA program provides undergraduate students with opportunities to experience research in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) disciplines normally supported by NSF at [...]

EPSCoR announces AURA winners

The North Dakota Experimental Program to Stimulate Competitive Research (ND EPSCoR) announces the 2012 Advanced Undergraduate Research Award (AURA) winners at UND. The goal of AURA is to encourage undergraduate students to consider a career that involves research in Science, Engineering, or Mathematics. AURA provides undergraduate students with an opportunity to participate in faculty-mentored research [...]

ND EPSCoR small award opportunities available

A reminder to all tenured and tenure-track STEM faculty: ND EPSCoR has funds available for small research and equipment awards up to $2,500. To apply for ND EPSCoR small awards, please email Mark Hoffmann (mark.hoffmann@email.und.edu) or mail a request letter to the ND EPSCoR office stating the nature of your request and the amount that [...]

ND EPSCoR seeks new faculty startup proposals

UND Department Chairs and Deans recruiting Department Chair positions are invited to submit proposals requesting start-up funds for tenure-track research faculty to be hired during FY2013. Electronic abstracts are due July 15, with proposals due Aug. 18. The RFP is posted on the ND EPSCoR web site at www.ndepscor.nodak.edu. You may contact Mark R. Hoffmann, ND EPSCoR [...]

ND EPSCoR announces undergraduate research award winners

The North Dakota Experimental Program to Stimulate Competitive Research (ND EPSCoR) announces the 2011 Advanced Undergraduate Research Award (AURA) winners at UND.  The goal of AURA is to encourage undergraduate students to consider a career that involves research in science, engineering, or mathematics. AURA provides undergraduate students with an opportunity to participate in faculty-mentored research [...]

ND EPSCoR plans cyberinfrastructure conference for NDUS campuses

Under the direction of Mark Hoffmann and David Givers, ND EPSCoR project directors, plans are being made for our first state-wide EPSCoR-sponsored CI (cyberinfrastructure) conference for the NDUS campuses, Tribal Colleges and K12 community on March 3. All conference activities will be delivered virtually via multipoint videoconference to all participating sites. The UND site for [...]

ND EPSCoR celebrates 25 years

“The best way to predict the future is to invent it,” wrote American advertising guru Allen Kay. Teaching, Learning, and Technology Group founder Steve W. Gilbert put it in more action-oriented terms: “Don’t predict the future, build it.” These sentiments sum up the enduring legacy of the North Dakota Experimental Program to Stimulate Competitive Research [...]

Faculty grant workshop scheduled for Oct. 7

ND EPSCoR is pleased to announce a workshop on Thursday, Oct. 7, for faculty interested in submitting competitive research proposals in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) disciplines to federal funding agencies. The workshop will be focused on NSF, NIH, and DOE programs and opportunities–although it is expected that much of the information will be [...]

ND EPSCoR announces Doctoral Dissertation Awards

The North Dakota Experimental Program to Stimulate Competitive Research (ND EPSCoR) has announced the 2010 – 2012 Doctoral Dissertation Assistantship (DDA) awards at UND. ND EPSCoR’s DDA awards are designed to increase the completion rate of Ph.D. students enrolled in the science, engineering, and mathematics disciplines at North Dakota’s research-intensive universities. Because of the close [...]

ND EPSCoR announces UND AURA winners

The North Dakota Experimental Program to Stimulate Competitive Research (ND EPSCoR) announces the 2010 Advanced Undergraduate Research Award (AURA) winners at UND. The goal of AURA is to encourage undergraduate students to consider a career that involves research in Science, Engineering, or Mathematics. AURA provides undergraduate students with an opportunity to participate in faculty-mentored research [...]

ND EPSCoR announces IIP Seed Awards

The North Dakota Experimental Program to Stimulate Competitive Research (ND EPSCoR) has announced the IIP Seed awards. These Seed awards are designed to foster the competitiveness of North Dakota researchers by providing support to faculty who propose to initiate or substantially expand studies that will lead to merit-based grants in one or more of the [...]

ND EPSCoR announces IIP Equipment Awards

The North Dakota Experimental Program to Stimulate Competitive Research (ND EPSCoR) has announced the IIP Equipment Awards. These awards are designed to foster the competitiveness of North Dakota researchers in areas supported by the NSF by addressing one of the University’s most critical research needs: the acquisition of state-of the-art equipment. Award winners are required [...]