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EPSCoR AURA student applications due March 6

The ND EPSCoR AURA program at UND provides undergraduate students with opportunities to experience research in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) disciplines normally supported by NSF at a point in their college careers when they need to make important decisions about their future. Student applications are due by noon Thursday, March 6. The RFA, [...]

V-STEM grant spurs scientific interest in young minds

The project lets fifth-eighth-grade students build a solar city model Creating a city that runs on solar energy is in the works with the help of a new two-year, $340,000 grant awarded to an interdisciplinary team of faculty members. Mary Baker, Mark Guy and Tim Young are the co-principal investigators for the grant project known [...]

North Dakota State Science and Engineering Fair presents student awards

The North Dakota State Science and Engineering Fair – with special guest, North Dakota Superintendent of Public Instruction Kirsten Baesler – was hosted last week (April 4-5) by UND. The two-day event included more than 200 middle and high school students and their families. The fair brought together more than 100 judges and teachers from across the [...]

UND to host North Dakota State Science and Engineering Fair April 4-5, with special guest Kirsten Baesler

UND is set to host the North Dakota State Science and Engineering Fair (NDSSEF), with special guest Kirsten Baesler, North Dakota superintendent of public instruction, Thursday, April 4 and Friday, April 5. More than 200 middle and high school students and their families are expected to attend. Student projects will be available for viewing by [...]

NSF program announcements for CCEPA Office and STEP with limited submission

The National Science Foundation has issued the following program announcements which allow UND to submit only a limited number of submissions. Climate Change Education Partnership Alliance Office (CCEPA Office) Solicitation # 13-513 In FY 2012, NSF funded six Phase II Climate Change Education Partnership (CCEP-II) projects. The PI’s, Co-PI’s and significant partners of the six [...]

NSF program announcements for CCEPA Office and STEP with limited submissions

The National Science Foundation has issued the following program announcements which allow UND to submit only a limited number of submissions. Climate Change Education Partnership Alliance Office (CCEPA Office) Solicitation # 13-513 In FY 2012, NSF funded six Phase II Climate Change Education Partnership (CCEP-II) projects. The PI’s, Co-PI’s and significant partners of the six [...]

STEM graduates may be eligible for student loan forgiveness

Science, Technology, Engineering or Math (STEM) graduates employed for at least one year in STEM occupations in North Dakota may be eligible for up to $6,000 in student loan forgiveness. For more information, go to www.ndus.edu/students/paying-for-college/grants-scholarships/#STEM. — Patricia Hanson, director of Human Resources and Payroll Services, 777-4228, pat.hanson@und.edu.

Design Innovation Competition results announced; UND competing in Lunabotics Mining Competition

Since 2004, Minnkota Power Cooperative, Inc. has sponsored the Andrew Freeman Design Innovation Competition. The competition, which honors UND Engineering alumnus and former general manager of Minnkota Power, Andrew Freeman, is intended to recognize innovation and excellence in senior design projects across the School of Engineering and Mines. It requires individuals or teams of engineering [...]

UND STEM graduates may be eligible for student loan forgiveness

College graduates employed for at least one year in science, technology, engineering or math-related occupations in North Dakota may be eligible for up to $6,000 in student loan forgiveness. For more information, go to www.ndus.edu and click on: NDUS Home Students Paying for College North Dakota Grants and Scholarships — Debra Anderson, director of Public Affairs [...]