September 12, 1997
Volume 35 No. 4
University of North Dakota at Grand Forks
Vol. 35, Number 4, September 12, 1997
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TABLE OF CONTENTS
Baker Will Deliver State Of U Address Sept. 30
CLS Program Reaccredited
EVENTS TO NOTE
45th Annual Communication Day Set
Biology Plans Seminar
Graduate Committee Will Meet Sept. 15
Political Forum Set For Sept. 15
Memorial Union To Offer Leadership Workshop Series
Counseling Colloquium Set
Reception Will Honor Tom Robinson
Celebrating Diversity Is Convocation Topic
Library Plans Book Sale, Open House
Women Studies Salon Begins Sept. 18
Bomb Threat Seminars Scheduled
Computer Science Holds Colloquium
NDPEA Meeting Set
Student Leadership Conference Set
State Employee Week Events Listed
Workshop Will Demonstrate Technology Use To GTAs
Reception Will Honor Ethel Fontaine
Benefits Fair Set For Sept. 23
Workshop Will Aid Academic Advisors
Children's Writers Conference Set
U Senate Meets Oct. 2
IRB Meets Oct. 3
History Lecture Rescheduled
Garrison Keillor/Roland Flint Will Perform Here
OF ACADEMIC INTEREST
Students Leaving UND Should Use "Withdrawal" Form
Applications Due For 1998-99 Developmental Leaves
Janelle Studney Is New Academic Advisor
Fisher Scientific Has New Representative
GRANTS AND FELLOWSHIPS
Research Funds Available For Newer Faculty
ORPD Homepage Offers Funding Information
Databases Can Search Out Funding Opportunities
Deadlines Listed For Faculty Research Awards
Research, Grant Opportunities Listed
KFJY Radio Is Now KUND
Computer Dialin Procedures Changed
Program Aids Expectant Moms, Children With Health Problems
Free Counseling Offered
ARTS AND ENTERTAINMENT
International Centre Lists Events
Indonesian Percussion Group To Perform At Museum
Women's Center Lists Events
"Keep The Faith" Will Have Encore Performance
Alumni Association Announces Homecoming Plans
CALENDAR OF EVENTS
HOMECOMING '97, Oct. 2-4
BAKER WILL DELIVER STATE OF U ADDRESS SEPT. 30
President Baker will deliver his State of the University Address at 9 a.m.
Tuesday, Sept. 30, in the Memorial Union Ballroom. Refreshments will be
available at 8:30 a.m. After the President's speech, there will be a final
showing of various flood videos for those who may not yet have seen them.
The occasion will also be considered the first of the monthly
discussion/briefing sessions with the president to be held in 1997-98 for
faculty and staff (modeled after the weekly flood meetings that were held
this spring and summer). -- Dave Vorland, Assistant to the President.
CLS PROGRAM REACCREDITED
The University of North Dakota Clinical Laboratory Science (CLS) program
has been reaccredited for seven years. The CLS program received the
number of year accreditation, which is a reflection of the quality of the
program and faculty teaching in the program. -- A. Wayne Bruce, Director,
Division of Medical Laboratory Science.
EVENTS TO NOTE
45TH ANNUAL COMMUNICATION DAY SET
The School of Communication's 45th Annual Communication Day Friday, Sept.
12, in the UND Memorial Union, will bring together leading journalists
North Dakota, Minnesota and Manitoba to tell how they covered the 1997 Red
River Valley Flood, and also will bring together public relations
practitioners to talk about the task of communicating in a crisis.
The day starts with registration at 10 a.m. and a panel on disaster
research, "The Social Construction of a Disaster," at 10:30 a.m. in the
Lecture Bowl. The panel will be moderated by Lana Rakow (Communication).
A kickoff lunch starts at noon in the River Valley Room and will be
followed by the keynote address and question session featuring Dennis
Wenger of Texas A&M University's Hazard Reduction and Recovery Center.
Wenger is an international expert on hazard and disaster relief. He has
observed and written about the role of communication in disasters around
the globe. Dr. Mercedes de Uriarte of the University of Texas will discuss
the important issues of audience responses to hazard and disaster
and public information.
Two concurrent panels, "Broadcasting in a Disaster," moderated by Raul
Tovares (Communication), and "Analyzing Newspaper Coverage of the Red
Valley Flood," will start at 2 p.m. The newspaper panel will include Nick
Hirst, editor, Winnipeg Free-Press; Joe Dill, The Forum of Fargo; Jim
Durkin, managing editor and maestro, The Grand Forks Herald; and Chuck
Haga, reporter for the Minneapolis Star-Tribune. The panel is moderated by
Richard Shafer (Communication).
Two other concurrent panels, "Disaster Coverage of Minority Communities"
and "Public Relations: Communicating in a Crisis," will start at 3:30 p.m.
The "Disaster Coverage of Minority Communities" panel will include Dr.
Uriarte and Michele Kozel, Grand Forks Herald columnist, and will be
moderated by Lucy Ganje (Communication). The "Public Relations:
Communicating in a Crisis" panel will bring together public relations
practitioners to talk about the task of communicating in a crisis,
especially one involving a 500-year flood, and will include, among others,
Lt. Byron Sieber, Grand Forks Emergency Operations Center spokesman; Angel
Santiago, Public Affairs Officer, FEMA (Federal Emergency Management
Agency); Becky Koch, North Dakota State University Extension Service
Information Specialist; and will be moderated by Peter Johnson (University
Relations Coordinator and Communication). The public relations panel is
sponsored by North Dakota Professional Communicators.
-- Richard Shafer, School of Communication.
BIOLOGY PLANS SEMINAR
On Friday, Sept. 12, Jan Clark (Biology) will present a seminar
titled "Embryo Polarity and Germination in the Maize emb10 Mutant," at
in 141 Starcher Hall.
On Wednesday, Sept. 17, Jeff Lang (Biology) will present "Sex
in Reptiles," at noon in 141 Starcher Hall.
-- William Sheridan, Biology Seminar Coordinator.
GRADUATE COMMITTEE WILL MEET SEPT. 15
The Graduate Committee will meet Monday, Sept. 15, at 3:05 p.m. in 305
Twamley Hall. The agenda will include:
1. Consideration of a request by the Physical Therapy department to allow
students to do collaborative research projects and co-author an
2. Subcommittee's report on the Physics graduate program review.
3. Consideration of a request by Psychology to add course PSY 535,
4. Matters arising.
-- Harvey Knull, Dean, Graduate School.
POLITICAL FORUM SET FOR SEPT. 15
A "Women in Politics" Forum will be held at 6 p.m. Monday, Sept. 15, in
North Dakota Museum of Art. It will feature North Dakota Attorney General
Heidi Heitkamp, State Treasurer Kathi Gilmore, State Senator Judy DeMers,
and State Representatives Linda Christenson, Lois Delmore, Roxanne Jensen,
and Amy Kliniske.
The forum is co-sponsored by UND Democrats, College Republicans, and the
Women's Center. For more information call Steve Snortland at 772-8616. --
Donna Oltmanns, Women's Center.
MEMORIAL UNION TO OFFER LEADERSHIP WORKSHOP SERIES
The Leadership Workshop Series is a seven-week set of seminars sponsored
the Memorial Union and offered free of charge to UND students and faculty.
Each one-hour session will focus on a different leadership topic.
Presenters for the Fall 1997 series include UND President Emeritus Tom
Clifford, Alumni Association and UND Foundation Vice President Earl
Strinden, and School of Communication professor Mary Haslerud Opp. The
workshop series is held Monday afternoons from 3 to 4 p.m. in the
Leadership Inspiration Center, third floor, Memorial Union. The series
begins Sept. 15 and continues through Oct. 27.
The series is intended for any student or University staff member desiring
to learn about leadership and feel comfortable in leadership settings. The
presenters are experienced speakers who can offer good advice and
knowledge for leaders in every situation.
Everyone is welcome to participate in one, several, or all of the workshop
sessions. If you have any questions, feel free to contact Diane Lochner or
Cynthia Thompson at 777-4076. -- Cynthia Thompson, Coordinator of
COUNSELING COLLOQUIUM SET
The Department of Counseling will hold a Topic Colloquium Tuesday, Sept.
16, from 12:30 to 1:45 p.m. in 316 Montgomery Hall. Cindy Juntunen-Smith
(Counseling) will present "Trial and Error of Getting Published." -- Sue
Jacobs, Coordinator, Coun. #565N: Topics in Counseling and Counseling
Research and Practice.
RECEPTION WILL HONOR TOM ROBINSON
The Department of Mathematics will host a reception for Tom Robinson
Wednesday, Sept. 17, from 2:30 to 4:30 p.m. at the Alumni Center. Dr.
Robinson has been a faculty member of the department and the University
since 1958 and is retiring this year. Please join us to wish him will in
future pursuits. Everyone is welcome. -- Bruce Dearden, Mathematics.
CELEBRATING DIVERSITY IS CONVOCATION TOPIC
Healthcare professionals will explore "Celebrating Diversity" at the
College of Nursing Fall Convocation Wednesday, Sept. 17, from 9 a.m. to
noon at the Ramada Inn. The convocation is open to the public.
The convocation will feature a keynote address from DeLois Pittman Weekes,
Dean, Florida International University, Miami. Dr. Weekes will discuss
diversity and its importance to a strong society and will identify
strategies that nurses can use with clients form diverse settings.
Her talk will be followed by a panel discussion addressing different
perspectives of diversity. Barbara Dahlen, Assistant Coordinator, RAIN
Program, College of Nursing, will moderate. The panelists include: Marlene
Strathe, Vice President for Academic Affairs and Provost, UND; Erla Beth
Roder, Director of Nursing, Cavalier County Memorial Hospital, Langdon;
Martha Adams, Assistant Professor, College of Nursing; and Matt Spivey,
Senior Nursing Student, College of Nursing.
The convocation is sponsored by the UND College of Nursing and Eta Upsilon
Chapter of Sigma Theta Tau International. -- Bette Olson, College of
LIBRARY PLANS BOOK SALE, OPEN HOUSE
The Chester Fritz Library will hold its annual book sale Wednesday, Sept.
17, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. outside in front of the Library facing
Avenue. In case of rain, the sale will be held on Sept. 18. Outside
entertainment is planned. "Toby Talk" on KCNN is scheduled to be broadcast
live from the Chester Fritz Library at 11 a.m. KUND will broadcast live
from the book sale beginning at noon. Free parking will be available at
Chester Fritz Auditorium for those individuals not affiliated with UND.
Other entertainment is being planned. A free shuttle service will be
provided from the Auditorium to the Chester Fritz Library. The shuttle
run from 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.
On Thursday, Sept. 18, there will be an Open House at the Chester Fritz
Library from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. to showcase the collection and services.
Tours will be offered; visit the Library to find out what is new. Check
Library for a schedule of entertainment. For more information, please call
me. -- Cynthia Shabb, Chief Bibliographer, Chester Fritz Library, 777-4623
WOMEN STUDIES SALON BEGINS SEPT. 18
The Women Studies Salon will hold its first session of the semester
Thursday, Sept. 18, from 4 to 5 p.m. at the Women's Center. The reading
the session focuses on the debate over women's constitutional rights and
obligations: voting, taxes, jury duty and military service. The reading by
Linda Kerber, "A Constitutional Right to be Treated Like Ladies," is on
reserve in the Chester Fritz Library, and available outside the offices of
201 Merrifield Hall as well as at the Women's Center.
Everyone is welcome at Salon, which meets on the third Thursday of every
month. For more information, call me. -- Rebecca Moore, Philosophy and
BOMB THREAT SEMINARS SCHEDULED
The UND Police Department will hold bomb threat seminars again this year.
They will be conducted by Joe Litzinger, an officer with the department
a registered bomb technician. No pre-registration is necessary. The first
session will be held Tuesday, Sept. 23,
from 9 to 10 a.m., also in the Sioux Room at the Union. You may attend
either session. -- Duane Czapiewski, Chief of Police.
COMPUTER SCIENCE HOLDS COLLOQUIUM
A Computer Science Colloquium will be held from 3 to 4 p.m. Thursday,
18, in 238 CAS II (note room change). Brajendra Panda, a new faculty
in Computer Science, will present "Post Information Warfare Data
With the increasing popularity of the Internet, worldwide information
sharing becomes a common practice. It also opens channels for intruders to
access and possibly damage sensitive information. An attack on an
organization's information base through electronic media is called
Information Warfare. Although there are several techniques available to
prevent unauthorized access to sensitive data, these preventive measures
are not always successful. It is extremely hard, although not impossible,
to build systems that share information over electronic networks and still
remain invulnerable to attackers. Hackers are always in search of new ways
to prevail over the system security.
It is crucial to recover the database as soon as an attack is detected;
otherwise, the damage may spread and corrupt other important data through
benign users. For example, a user may use the value of a corrupt data and
update several other uncorrupt data based on the value read. This can have
a cascading effect over time. In this presentation, the presenter will
explain how to make an exact assessment of the damaged data after an
is detected, and recover the affected data to consistent states in
real-time. This approach also significantly minimizes the system halt time
during the recovery process.
-- Bruce Maxwell, Computer Science.
NDPEA MEETING SET
The North Dakota Public Employees Association, Grand Forks Chapter 49,
meet Thursday, Sept. 18, at 6:15 p.m. in the Missouri Room, Memorial
The agenda will include the NDPEA business meeting and election of chapter
officers. Members and potential members are welcome. -- Eileen Nelson
(Law), NDPEA Chapter 49 Secretary.
STUDENT LEADERSHIP CONFERENCE SET
The Memorial Union will host the Real World Student Leadership Conference
this year to promote personal, organizational, and leadership development
of students and student organizations at UND. The conference will be held
Sunday, Sept. 21, at the second floor, Memorial Union, from 1 to 5 p.m.
This year's conference theme is Building Community. Numerous presenters
facilitators from UND and the Greater Grand Forks will discuss issues
related to community building. Workshops on issues related to diversity,
conflict resolution, communications, substance abuse, team building, and
financial management will be offered.
The conference is open to all students, staff, faculty, and community
members. There is NO registration fee. To register or for more
please contact 777-4200 or stop by the Student Organization Center,
Memorial Union. -- Ben Subedi, Memorial Union.
STATE EMPLOYEE WEEK EVENTS LISTED
Gov. Schafer has proclaimed the week of Sept. 21-27 as "State Employee
Recognition Week." A list of events being planned includes:
Monday, Sept. 22, Hot dog lunch, Swanson Court; Tuesday, Sept. 23,
Wellness/Benefits Fair, Memorial Union Ballroom, all day; door prizes
be given away; Wednesday, Sept. 24, Ice Cream Social, Memorial Union
Ballroom, time to be announced; Thursday, Sept. 25, Walk/Run in front of
the Memorial Union, time to be announced; Friday, Sept. 26, A new twist on
Colors Day. Wear the color of years of service (colors will be announced
next week); Saturday, Sept. 27, One day bus trip to the Mall of America.
Cost is $25, paid in advance, and reservations can be made by calling me
777-3127. Bus will leave UND at 6 a.m. and return at approximately
-- Shelly Kain (Vice President for Finance Office) for the Council of
WORKSHOP WILL DEMONSTRATE TECHNOLOGY
USE TO GTAs
A session for Graduate Teaching Assistants titled "Using Technology in the
Classroom" will be presented on Monday, September 22 at 7:30 p.m. in the
Fred Orth Lecture Bowl, Memorial Union. John Miller (Music), Bette Olson
(Nursing), and Sanku Mallik (Chemistry) will supply tips on using
technology in the classroom to enhance learning. All GTAs and any
interested faculty are welcome to attend. -- Harvey Knull, Dean, Graduate
RECEPTION WILL HONOR ETHEL FONTAINE
A reception honoring Ethel Fontaine will be held Tuesday, Sept. 23, at the
Edna Twamley Room, fourth floor, Twamley Hall, from 2 to 4 p.m.
her for 26 years of service to UND. Ethel began her career at UND during
the fall of 1971 with the Bureau of Governmental Affairs before coming to
the Department of English in 1985. She retired on May 30. Please join us
we honor her for her many years of service and wish her well in
-- Robert Lewis, Chair, Department of English.
BENEFITS FAIR SET FOR SEPT. 23
The University will host its Fifth Annual Benefits Fair Tuesday, Sept. 23.
The Benefits Fair will provide employees the opportunity to talk
individually with representatives from health, life, retirement, FlexComp,
disability, tax sheltered annuities, and other UND Benefits programs.
Employees are invited to stop in the Memorial Union Ballroom any time
between 9 a.m. and 4 p.m. Spouses and friends are welcome. -- Pat Hanson,
Director, Payroll Office.
WORKSHOP WILL AID ACADEMIC ADVISORS
The North Central Region of the National Academic Advising Association is
sponsoring a workshop, "A Flood of Emotions: Providing Support in the
Aftermath" at Moorhead State University Friday, Sept. 26. The workshop is
appropriate for anyone interacting with students who may have been
by this spring's flooding. The primary focus will be on the role of
academic advisors and providing appropriate referrals for support.
Registration is $5 per person to cover the cost of lunch; Student Academic
Services will provide van transportation for anyone interested in
attending. Contact me for registration information. -- Cathy Buyarski,
Director of Student Academic Services, 777-6131.
CHILDREN'S WRITERS CONFERENCE SET
The 18th annual Writers Conference in Children's Literature will be held
Saturday, Sept. 27, at the Chester Fritz Library.
Featured speakers will be Dian Curtis Regan, author of 40 books for young
readers; Ginger Knowlton, a literary agent with Curtis Brown, Ltd.;
Ottaviano, an editor at Henry Holt & Co.; and Jean Patrick, recipient of
the 1996 Emily Award sponsored by the UND Foundation.
The conference registration fee is $60. For further information, please
contact me. -- Ursula Hovet, English, 777-3984.
U SENATE MEETS OCT. 2
The University Senate will meet Thursday, Oct. 2, at 4:05 p.m. in Room 7,
Gamble Hall. Agenda items for this meeting are due in the Office of
Admissions and Records by 4 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 18. It is recommended
some detail be included in the agenda items submitted. -- Alice Poehls
(Admissions and Records), Secretary, University Senate.
IRB MEETS OCT. 3
The Institutional Review Board will meet at 4 p.m. Friday, Oct. 3, in 305
Twamley Hall, to consider all research proposals submitted to the Office
Research and Program Development before Tuesday, Sept. 23. Proposals
received later will be considered only if a quorum has reviewed them and
Clinical medical projects must be reviewed by the Clinical Medical
Subcommittee before being brought to the full Board. Proposals for these
projects are due in the Office of Research and Program Development
Notes from the meeting will be available in ORPD approximately one week
after the meeting. -- F.R. Ferraro, Chair, Institutional Review Board.
HISTORY LECTURE RESCHEDULED
The History Department is pleased to announce that its Robert Wilkins
Lecture, which had to be postponed because of the flood, has been
rescheduled for Monday, Oct. 13, at 8 p.m. in the Fred Orth Lecture Bowl
the Memorial Union. The speaker will be JoAnn Kay McNamara of Hunter
College and the Graduate Center of the City University of New York. Her
topic will be "Chastity and Gender." A short reception will follow the
lecture. All are welcome to attend the lecture and reception.
-- Edmund Clingan, Department of History.
GARRISON KEILLOR/ROLAND FLINT WILL PERFORM HERE
The Garrison Keillor/Roland Flint North Dakota Quarterly Benefit has been
rescheduled. On Sunday, Nov. 2, at 7 p.m., Garrison Keillor, writer,
humorist and bard of National Public Radio's "A Prairie Home Companion,"
will come to the Chester Fritz Auditorium to join his good friend, poet
laureate Roland Flint, UND graduate and Park River, N.D., native, in the
rescheduled benefit performance for NDQ, the state's oldest literary
They will share their works, insights, and stories at the benefit to raise
funds for the North Dakota Quarterly.
Keillor and Flint's show of humor, poetry and reminiscence has been warmly
received in Baltimore and other cities where they have performed together.
The event will take on special significance in Grand Forks, however, where
record-breaking floods and citywide evacuation forced the postponement of
Tickets for the benefit are $10 for adults and $7.50 for students
(including college) and senior citizens. A special $50/person ticket is
available for a post-show reception on stage with Garrison Keillor and
Roland Flint. For tickets, contact the Chester Fritz Box Office at
or 1-800-375-4068. -- Janna Mostad, UND Alumni Association.
OF ACADEMIC INTEREST
STUDENTS LEAVING UND SHOULD USE "WITHDRAWAL" FORM
Students completely withdrawing from the 1997 fall semester must use the
UND "Withdrawal" form, which is available at the Office of Admissions and
Records, 201 Twamley Hall. Students are not to use the Registration Action
Form for this process. -- Alice Poehls, Director of Admissions and
APPLICATIONS DUE FOR 1998-99 DEVELOPMENTAL LEAVES
Eligible faculty and staff who wish to apply for developmental leave
projects during academic year 1998-99 may submit proposals to the faculty
member's chair and dean or the staff member's administrative supervisor
according to the announced schedule. After review, recommendations and
prioritizing at the college and/or administrative supervisory level, all
proposals will then be forwarded to the Office of the Vice President for
Academic Affairs on or before Nov. 17 for review by Dr. Strathe. Following
presidential approval, applicants will be given notice of an approved or
disapproved developmental leave. Confirmed and final approval of the
proposals will be dependent upon the University's 1998-99 salary budget
being approved by the State Board of Higher Education.
As in the past, developmental leaves which are approved must be funded
existing departmental and college resources. Thus, it is likely that some
very sound proposals may not be approved for budgetary reasons. Faculty
staff who expect to submit requests for developmental leaves should
their plans with their chairpersons, deans, and/or supervisors prior to
formally submitting their proposals.
Developmental leave applications and copies of the State Board of Higher
Education Policy 701.2 governing developmental leaves are available in the
Office of Academic Affairs, 302 Twamley Hall. -- Marlene Strathe, Vice
President for Academic Affairs and Provost.
JANELLE STUDNEY IS NEW ACADEMIC ADVISOR
Student Academic Services is pleased to welcome Janelle Studney as an
academic advisor. Janelle will advise students who are deciding on a major
and coordinate UND's Family Weekend. She replaces Janice Mostofi, who
relocated to Roseau, Minn., with her family and teaches business education
at Badger High School. -- Cathy Buyarski, Director, Student Academic
FISHER SCIENTIFIC HAS NEW REPRESENTATIVE
The new representative for Fisher Scientific, Rik Holmes, resides in
and can be reached at 1-800-955-6666, ext. 5556, or (701) 277-9590. His
number is (701) 277-9591. -- Gerald Clancy, Purchasing.
GRANTS AND FELLOWSHIPS
RESEARCH FUNDS AVAILABLE FOR NEWER FACULTY
The Faculty Research and Creative Activity Committee (FRCAC) has recently
established the New Faculty Scholar Awards. These awards are intended
provide extra support for the initiation of research and creative activity
programs of tenure-track assistant professors who have been at UND three
years or less (e.g., date of appointment at UND should be January 1994 or
later). The FRCAC anticipates that many New Faculty Scholar Awards will
lead to the development of projects that will ultimately be funded by
external agencies. Up to three awards of $5,000 each will be made per
year. Only outstanding applications will be funded. Only one competition
will be held for Faculty Scholar Awards each year.
Tuesday, Jan. 20, 1998, is the deadline for submission of New Faculty
Scholar Award applications to the Faculty Research and Creative Activity
Committee. The Committee will consider requests from faculty members to
conduct pure and applied research, support writing projects, or to
other creative and scholarly endeavors (e.g., performances, art projects,
compositions). All costs normally incurred in the conduct of the research
or creative activity are eligible budget items. Travel costs which are
essential to the conduct of the project may be requested; however, travel
to present papers or attend conferences IS NOT allowable under this
The Committee reminds applicants to carefully prepare their proposals and
be specific and be realistic in their budget requests. All applications
New Faculty Scholar Awards MUST include the completed application form,
letter of support from the departmental chair, the applicant s resume, and
a description of the project. The properly signed original application and
seven copies must be submitted to ORPD prior to the published deadline.
Application forms for the New Faculty Scholar Awards are available at
105 Twamley Hall, 777-4279, or on ORPD s home page (found under "Research"
on UNDInfo). -- Harmon B. Abrahamson (Chemistry), Chair, Faculty Research
and Creative Activity Committee.
ORPD HOMEPAGE OFFERS FUNDING INFORMATION
The ORPD homepage has answers to many questions on research-related
It is accessible from the UND homepage under Research
but you must use an Internet browser with frames capability. Scroll down
the page until the Office of Research and Program Development link is
displayed, and click on it to reach the main ORPD menu. From this page,
can access information on such diverse topics as a description of the
proposal-submission process at UND, a listing of indirect cost rates, and
applications for the Faculty Research and Creative Activity Awards. Links
to useful web addresses are available under Funding Opportunities. The
staff are still around to answer your questions and help in your research
needs, but we also encourage you to visit our web site. -- Sally Eckert-
Tilotta, Assistant to the Director of the Office of Research and Program
DATABASES CAN SEARCH OUT FUNDING OPPORTUNITIES
Faculty, staff, and students have several online search packages available
to them to locate research and fellowship funding opportunities. IRIS/IRIS
Alert is similar to the SPIN and SMARTS/GENIUS services, but they each
strengths which may make one package more useful to certain academic areas
than others. We would encourage you to try both to determine which is more
useful to you.
SPIN and IRIS are searchable databases for locating federal, non-federal,
and international sources of funding. Searches may be conducted by key
words, sponsor, deadline date, and/or text. The SMARTS/GENIUS and the
Alert services will automatically perform a funding search and deliver the
results by e-mail to your address. To use the SMARTS/GENIUS and IRIS Alert
modules, a profile of research interests is developed by selecting a
of key words that best describe the areas of interest. SPIN will then
search the database every day for funding opportunities that fit the
profile, delivering the results to the e-mail address you indicate. IRIS
Alert is on a weekly notification schedule. A broad or narrow profile can
be made, controlling the number of responses, and it can be edited as
These services are accessible by any computer on campus with an Internet
browser. SPIN/SMARTS/GENIUS is available at http://www.infoed.org or by
going to the ORPD homepage and clicking on Funding Opportunities.
Alert may be accessed at http://www.grainger.uiuc.edu/iris/ or the ORPD
homepage. Additional information and instructions for use are available in
ORPD. -- Sally Eckert-Tilotta, Assistant to the Director of the Office of
Research and Program Development.
DEADLINES LISTED FOR FACULTY RESEARCH AWARDS
Tuesday, Oct. 21, is the first deadline for submission of applications to
the Faculty Research and Creative Activity Committee (FRCAC). The
will consider requests from faculty members to support: (1) research,
creative activity or other types of scholarly endeavors; (2) requests to
support travel associated with research activities or the presentation of
scholarly papers; and (3) requests for funds to meet publication costs.
Travel requests will be considered only for travel to be completed before
Jan. 20, 1998. Requests for support to improve or supplement instructional
activities will not be considered since applicants should request those
funds from the Office of Instructional Development.
The second deadline for submission of applications is Tuesday, Jan. 20,
1998. Travel applications will be considered at that time only for travel
that will occur between Jan. 20, 1998, and April 14, 1998.
The third deadline for submission of applications is Tuesday, April 14,
1998. Travel applications will be considered at that time only for travel
that will occur between April 14, 1998, and Oct. 15, 1998. No research
applications will be considered at that time.
The Committee reminds applicants to carefully prepare their proposals and
be specific and realistic in their budget requests. Although the FRCAC
encourages submission of research/creative activity proposals and
travel/publication requests, the Committee takes into consideration the
most recent FRCAC award granted to each applicant. Priority will be given
to beginning faculty and first-time applicants. Requests for
research/creative activity awards may not exceed $2,500. The Committee has
approximately $55,000 available to award during the 1997-98 academic year.
Application forms for research/creative activity, travel or publication
requests are available at ORPD, 105 Twamley Hall, 777-4279, or on ORPD s
home page (on UNDInfo under "Research"). A properly signed original and
seven copies of the application must be submitted to ORPD prior to the
deadline. Applications that are not prepared in accordance with the
directions on the forms will not be considered by the Committee.
-- Harmon B. Abrahamson (Chemistry), Chair, Faculty Research and Creative
RESEARCH, GRANT OPPORTUNITIES LISTED
Following are research and grant opportunities. For more information,
contact the Office of Research and Program Development at 777-4278.
NATIONAL SCIENCE FOUNDATION
Applications for Doctoral Improvement Grants in the Directorate for
Biological Sciences are due 10/10/97. A student must have advanced to
candidacy for Ph.D. by submission deadline to be eligible. A letter from
the departmental chairperson or graduate dean certifying eligibility must
accompany the application. In the Division of Environmental Biology,
contact Mrs. Elizabeth Behrens (703/306-1483 or email@example.com); in the
Division of Integrative Biology and Neuroscience, contact Dr. John
(703/306-1421 or firstname.lastname@example.org) for more information.
The Social, Behavioral, and Economic Research (SBER) Division supports
disciplinary research and related activities to advance the understanding
of human beings and human culture; disciplinary and interdisciplinary
research on human social behavior, social organizations, and systems; and
both basic and methodological research and the development of resources
the conduct of research, including large-scale data collection activities.
The Cultural Anthropology Program supports basic research on the causes
consequences of cross-cultural and intracultural variation. In an effort
to enhance the quality of students' field research in graduate programs,
the program offers Ethnographic Research Training Awards. Scholars'
in Methodological Training for Cultural Anthropologists are offered for
senior researchers who wish to upgrade their research skills by learning a
particular analytical technique. Contact: Dr. Stuart Plattner, 703/306-
1758, email@example.com, or http://www.nsf.gov:80/sbe/start.htm. Deadline:
12/01/97 (target date; proposals accepted at any time).
The Physical Anthropology Program supports basic research in areas
to human evolution and contemporary human variation. Research areas
supported by the program include, but are not limited to, human genetic
variation, human adaptation, human osteology, human paleontology, primate
functional anatomy, and primate behavior. Contact: Dr. Dennis O'Rourke,
703/306-1758, firstname.lastname@example.org, or http://www.nsf.gov:80/sbe/start.htm.
Deadline: 12/01/97 (target date; proposals accepted at any time).
The Archaeology and Archaeometry Program supports archaeological research
that contributes to an anthropological understanding of the past. Both
field and non-field work are eligible for support. Through a special
archaeometry competition, the program provides support for projects that
conduct archaeometric work of anthropological significance and that
archaeometric techniques. Support also is provided for preserving and
increasing research accessibility of systematic anthropological
for archaeometric laboratories. Contact: Dr. John Yellen, 703/306-1759;
email@example.com, or http://www.nsf.gov:80/sbe/start.htm. Deadlines:
10/31/97 (archaeometry), 12/01/97 (archaeology), 1/1/97 (systematic
anthropological collections). Deadlines are target dates; proposals are
accepted at any time.
COMPUTER SCIENCE FELLOWSHIP
PROGRAM (COMPUTER SECURITY)
The House Science Committee has approved the Computer Security Act of 1997
(HR 1903), which includes a provision to establish a computer security
fellowship program. The designated funding level is $750,000 over the
two years to support undergraduate and graduate fellowships. For more
information about the Computer Security Act of 1997 see
SUPREME COURT OF THE UNITED STATES:
JUDICIAL INTERNSHIP PROGRAM
This program offers advanced undergraduates and graduating seniors who
interests in law, management, and social sciences an opportunity to gain
exposure to judicial administration by working in the Office of the
Administrative Assistant to the Chief Justice. Interns work eight-hour
days, five days a week. Duties require interns to clip, categorize, and
file articles from major daily and weekly publications and to perform some
routine tasks, including monitoring research on the federal judicial
system, helping prepare memoranda, correspondence, and background research
for articles and speeches. Other possible assignments are: alternatives
litigation, problems of civil procedure, legal ethics, and jury reform.
Interns do not work on cases pending before the Court. There is no
stipend, but interns may be eligible for a $1,000 scholarship upon
successful completion of the internship and return to academic studies.
Deadlines are for internships in winter, summer, and fall, respectively.
Contact: 202/479-3374. Deadlines: 10/10/97, 03/10/98, 06/01/98.
NATIONAL INSTITUTE OF GENERAL
MEDICAL SCIENCES (NIGMS)
The Division of Genetics and Developmental Biology, NIGMS, supports
directed toward gaining a better understanding of the fundamental
mechanisms of inheritance and development. NIH award mechanisms used to
support this program include: center research grants; program project
grants; small research grants; research conference grants; institutional
training grants; and short-term training grants. Among the areas under
active investigation are the replication, repair, and recombination of
the regulation of gene expression; RNA processing; protein synthesis;
extrachromsomal inheritance; population genetics and evolution;
developmental genetics; cell growth and differentiation; cell cycle
control; rearrangement of genetic elements; neurogenetics and the genetics
of behavior; and chromosome organization and mechanics. See the
individual award programs for deadlines, eligibility, grant terms, and
application information. Application forms are available from NIH, Office
of Grants Information, 301/435-0714, or firstname.lastname@example.org.
NATIONAL INSTITUTE OF MENTAL HEALTH (NIMH):
MENTAL HEALTH EDUCATION GRANTS
Education Grants are provided for developing innovative educational
programs to encourage individuals to pursue mental health research or to
enhance research and career skills in critical areas of need. Grants are
limited to $150,000 per year in direct costs. Indirect costs are paid.
Education Grants may be made for one to five years. To meet its
programmatic needs, the NIMH will accept grant applications in response to
this announcement that propose one or more of the following educational
objectives: providing experiences to motivate high school, college,
graduate, postgraduate students, and scientists to pursue careers in
health research; providing research and related experiences for graduate
students, postdoctoral fellows and other scientists (at any stage of their
career), to enhance and broaden their skills in order to contribute
significantly to basic and clinical neuroscience, behavioral research, and
mental health services, treatment and prevention research; providing
experiences that will enhance more experienced investigators' research,
career, and mentoring skills and success, and will significantly
to the advancement of research fields relevant to the mission of NIMH. PA
Number: PAR-97-095. Contact: Dianne Rausch, 301/443-9719;
email@example.com; fax 301/443-9719. Deadlines (letters of intent):
4/1/97. Deadlines (Applications): 10/1/97, 2/1/98, 6/1/98.
R. W. JOHNSON FOUNDATION:
SUBSTANCE ABUSE POLICY RESEARCH PROGRAM
The Substance Abuse Policy Research Program has been re-authorized for 3
years at $18 million. Six million dollars will be made available for
grants in this third round of the program. The Foundation is accepting
proposals for research projects that will produce policy relevant
information about ways to reduce the harm caused by the use of tobacco,
alcohol, and illegal drugs in the United States. This call for proposals
is intended to encourage experts in public health, law, political science,
medicine, sociology, criminal justice, economics and other behavioral and
policy sciences to address issues related to the nation's number one
problem -- substance abuse. Projects supported are expected to increase
understanding of public and private policy alternatives to reduce the harm
caused by the use of tobacco, alcohol, and illegal drugs; including the
advantages, disadvantages, and potential impact. Policy research projects
will continue to be funded in four areas: tobacco, alcohol, illegal drugs,
and combinations of tobacco, alcohol, and/or illegal drugs. Projects may
address policies at the national, state, or local levels in the public
sector, or they may address private-sector policies within companies,
associations, unions or trade groups. The project is intended to identify
and assess policies that can reduce the harm caused by substance abuse; to
analyze their feasibility, effectiveness, and likely consequences; and to
help ensure that the understanding gained through these analyses will be
used by decision makers in the public and private sectors. Contact:
Ebbers, Deputy Director, 910/716-9714; or Ms. Kae Willenborg,
BIBLIOGRAPHICAL SOCIETY OF AMERICA
Short-term fellowships support bibliographical inquiry as well as research
in the history of publishing and the book trades. Scholars of any
nationality from a variety of disciplines receive $1,000 per month for a
one- to two-month tenure. Eligible topics may concentrate on books and
documents in any field but should focus on the book or manuscript as
historical evidence. Such topics may include establishing a text or
studying the history of book production, publication, distribution,
collecting or reading. Enumerative listings do not fall within the scope
of this program. Contact: 212/647-9171; fax 212/647-9171;
firstname.lastname@example.org. Deadline: 12/1/97.
Postdoctoral Fellowships provide one year of support for advanced training
and research in population studies (including demography and
or for study plans in population in combination with a social science
discipline. Proposals must deal with the developing world. Applicants
must have a Ph.D. or equivalent. Mid-Career Fellowships provide one year
of support for advanced training and research in population studies
(including demography and biostatistics) or for study in population in
combination with a social science discipline. Proposals must deal with
developing world. Applicants must have a Ph.D. or equivalent and/or a
minimum of five years of experience in the population field. Graduate
Fellowships provide one year of support for doctoral dissertation
or the dissertation writing period for proposals that deal with population
studies and the developing world. Applicants must have completed all
coursework requirements toward the Ph.D. or equivalent in one of the
sciences. Contact: 212/339-0500; fax 212/755-6052;
email@example.com. Deadline: 1/2/98.
THE LINK FOUNDATION:
ENERGY FELLOWSHIP PROGRAM
Doctoral Student Awards are intended to foster energy research; to enhance
both the theoretical and practical knowledge and application of energy
research; and to disseminate the results of that research through
seminars, and publications. Preference is given to proposals dealing
directly with energy and which explore ideas not yet fully tested.
Contact: Link Foundation Energy Fellowship Program, Brian J. Thompson,
Administrator, c/o Center for Governmental Research, Inc., 37 South
Washington Street, Rochester, NY 14608-2091. Deadline: 12/1/97.
consist of 184 modems supporting speeds up to 33.6kbs, and utilizes point
to point protocol (PPP), allowing multi-protocol connectivity. The
of multi-protocol support provides simultaneous connectivity to Web and
Novell servers, similar to a workstation that is currently connected
directly to the campus network. PPP will also allow easier more efficient
connection setup procedure and improved security to the UND campus network
and the Internet.
The new dialin number and procedures for changing to the new dialin
facilities are available as Computer Center User Notes I1 (PPP dial-up
access with Windows 95), I2 (PPP dial-up access with Windows 3.1), I4 (PPP
dial-up access with a Macintosh), and I5 (Non-PPP dial-up access). These
User Notes are available at the Computer Center Learning Lab (Memorial
Union 201), Upson II (basement and third floor documentation racks), and
the Computer Center Home Page (http://www.und.nodak.edu/dept/CC).
NOTICE: Users will have to change to the PPP protocol to connect. Dial-up
software must be reconfigured; putting the new phone number in existing
software will not work. To obtain the new dial-up number please refer to
the appropriate User Note. Macintosh users will need to obtain the Free
software. MacSLIP and InterSLIP do not support PPP connections. Free PPP
included on the Macintosh Connect software. User Note #I4 includes
instructions on how to obtain a copy of this software. Non-PPP connections
will also change. This includes Procomm, Windows terminal, MS-Kermit, or
MacKermit type software. Procedures for logging on using this type of
software is also available as User Note I5.
-- Doris Bornhoeft, Computer Center.
PROGRAM AIDS EXPECTANT MOMS,
CHILDREN WITH HEALTH PROBLEMS
The College of Nursing is seeking expectant mothers to participate in the
Expectant Family Program, and children with chronic illness, developmental
disability or health risks to participate in the Child Health Program. The
programs are coordinated through the course, N387, The Family in the
The Expectant Family Program serves as a learning experience for UND
nursing students by providing the students with the opportunity to support
the expanding family. The nursing student's role focuses on the needs of
the family during the time of normal childbearing on a one-on-one basis.
In the Child Health Program, students visit the family and child about
twice a month. Students focus on child health, safety, development,
nutrition and family support.
The College of Nursing has been serving between 150 and 200 families per
year. Nursing students are supervised by College of Nursing faculty
throughout the assignment period.
There is no cost to participate. This is a community service and an
If you are interested in participating in the Expectant Family Program or
Child Health Program, please contact Liz Tyree, Coordinator, 777-4522, or
the secretary for the Nursing Center, 777-4147, for a brochure or more
information. -- Liz Tyree, Director, Nursing Center.
FREE COUNSELING OFFERED
The UND Psychological Services Center is offering free confidential crisis
counseling for flood-related issues. Please call 777-3691 for telephone or
on-site appointments. -- Psychological Services Center.
ARTS AND ENTERTAINMENT
INTERNATIONAL CENTRE LISTS EVENTS
The International Centre, 2908 University Ave., invites you to join them
for the following events:
Friday, Sept. 12, from 3 to 4:30 p.m. will be an International Cof-Tea
which is an opportunity for UND students, faculty, staff, and the Greater
Grand Forks community to enjoy international tea, coffee, and pastry while
discussing world issues.
Thursday, Sept. 18, at 7 p.m., will be "International Potato Tasting." In
celebration of UND Potato Bowl, the International population will provide
taste of potatoes from various countries. All are welcome.
-- Sharon Rezac Andersen, Director, International Centre.
INDONESIAN PERCUSSION GROUP TO PERFORM AT MUSEUM
Indonesian melodies of "liquid moonlight" will fall through the air at the
North Dakota Museum of Art when the Museum celebrates the beginning of a
new season for arts organizations across the city Saturday, Sept. 13, at 8
The Schubert Club Gamelan Ensemble, a 20-member orchestra from St. Paul,
will be the featured guest at the celebration. The gamelan is a set of
mostly percussion instruments constructed and tuned as a single unified
ensemble. Gamelan music can be loud and exuberant, but just as frequently
it is subdued and tranquil -- a music which has been described as "flowing
water." The public is invited to take in the sounds of the gamelan as they
walk through the Museum and enjoy Indonesian food prepared especially for
the evening, while meeting and talking with friends, and celebrating the
beginning of a new season. Gamelan music is intended to be party music; it
accompanies the sounds of people talking and laughing together. There will
also be a performance by Tri Sutrisno, a Javanese dancer.
Dance in Java is a highly developed art form, with varied associations in
Javanese cultural life. Court dances, still popular in Central Java, are
elegant and refined. The "refined male" dance is usually performed by a
female dancer. These dances, depicting the youthful charm of sympathetic
young heroes and gods, use movement patterns of both feminine and
dance together, producing a style that is rich and varied. The combination
of male vigor with feminine grace and suppleness is probably the main
reason for its great attractiveness. This style is considered by the
Javanese to be the idealized expression of a balanced and peaceful state
The North Dakota Museum of Art welcomes the general public to Celebrate a
Season of Change Saturday, Sept. 13, at 8 p.m. in the Museum. The event is
free and open to everyone, and arts organizations from across the city and
state will be on hand to offer information on their upcoming seasons. --
Ian Swanson, North Dakota Museum of Art.
WOMEN'S CENTER LISTS EVENTS
The Wednesday, Sept. 17, Feast and Focus program at noon in the Women's
Center, 305 Hamline Street, is "Creating a Medicine Shield." During this
hour we will begin creating medicine shields for ourselves. According to
Sioux tradition, the term medicine carries a broader scope in its meaning
than simple medical healing. Medicine reaches into all facets of a
life. We want to be safe, successful, socially accepted, and spiritually
whole. We have a journey in this lifetime and our medicine shields can be
an expression of our purpose or direction. Each of us is unique and
possibly, this uniqueness can find its reflection upon a symbolic shield.
It will act as a reminder and acknowledgement.
The Thursday Sept. 18, For Women Only program will be "Warrior Woman:
Finding the Courage to Face the Challenges." After the first few weeks of
new journey, it is normal to feel doubt and begin second-guessing oneself.
All the pre-programmed messages begin to replay themselves again: "I'm not
good enough, smart enough, and gosh darn it, people don't like me!" This
a time when we need to call on the courage required for continuing down
path. This program will explore courage rituals to keep our feet headed
forward on the path we have begun.
Please join us. -- Donna Oltmanns, Coordinator, Women's Center.
"KEEP THE FAITH" WILL HAVE
The 1997 SPA (Summer Performing Arts) program presents an encore
presentation of the original musical, "Keep the Faith." The production in
July was a huge success. We heard many requests from people who wanted to
see the show. Through the cooperation of many groups and sponsors, we are
able to bring "Keep the Faith" back to Grand Forks. There will be three
shows at 7 p.m. Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday, Sept. 29, 30 and Oct. 1, at
the Chester Fritz Auditorium.
"Keep the Faith" is an exceptional theatrical event. Once in a great
an artist hopes to create a magical moment where everything better and
beautiful and powerful than ever could have been imagined. "Keep the
is one of those moments.
"Keep the Faith" is dedicated to those affected by the Flood of 1997. The
story we tell is ours.
Tickets go on sale Monday, Sept. 15; stop by the Chester Fritz Auditorium
from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. or pick them up the night of the show. All seats
are $5. Call 746-2411 for more information. -- Jan Orvik, Editor.
ALUMNI ASSOCIATION ANNOUNCES HOMECOMING PLANS
The Alumni Association welcomes home alumni and friends for Homecoming
1997, Thursday through Saturday, Oct. 2-4. More than 90 events are planned
for Homecoming '97.
This year the Class of 1957 celebrates their 40-year reunion and the Class
of 1972 returns for their 25-year reunion. The featured Class of 1957 will
kick-off reunion activities Friday, Oct. 3, with a campus tour and a tree
planting ceremony. Both classes have reunion activities scheduled for
Saturday, Oct. 4.
Special anniversaries are being celebrated by Kappa Alpha Theta, Physical
Therapy, Space Studies, and the Varsity Bards. Men's basketball teams from
the 1950s and the 1987 football team will also hold reunion events.
The School of Medicine and Health Sciences, the College of Education and
Human Development, and the College of Nursing will hold special gatherings
for alumni, friends, and faculty. The Departments of Accounting and
Business Law, Geology and Geological Engineering, Social Work, Chemistry,
Aerospace, Communication, Mathematics, as well as several sorority and
fraternity events have been planned as part of the Homecoming festivities.
Traditional Homecoming activities include the Kick-Off Luncheon Friday,
Oct. 3, at noon, in the Memorial Union Ballroom. Wally Griffin, '62, will
be the keynote speaker. The Sioux Awards Banquet will be held that evening
at the Westward Ho, with a 6:30 p.m. social and 7:15 p.m. dinner and
program. The Alumni Association is proud to announce this year's Sioux
Award recipients: James R. McLaughlin, '48, Fargo; John Vennes, '51, '52,
HON'96, Grand Forks; Tamar Read, Professor Emeritus, Grand Forks; Myron
Wentz, M.D., '66, Salt Lake City, Utah.
Saturday's activities will begin at 7 a.m. with the 10K Homecoming Run/5K
Walk. The Homecoming Parade winds down University Avenue at 10:30 a.m.
Following the parade is the President's Luncheon at noon in the Memorial
Ballroom. The UND Fighting Sioux football team takes on Nebraska-Omaha at
p.m. at the Memorial Stadium.
The Homecoming weekend will conclude with a community gathering of all
alumni and friends at the Grand Forks Civic Auditorium for the UND
Homecoming Party and Dance on Saturday, Oct. 4, at 8 p.m. This year's
will again feature two dance bands. Dick King and the Classic Swing Band
will play renditions of the big band classics from 8 to 9:15 p.m. The
Fantastic Convertibles will rock the crowd with '50s and '60s tunes from
9:30 p.m. to 1 a.m. The party is open to the public, and tickets are $5 in
advance and $6 at the door.
Many open houses, exhibits, and campus tours are also planned. Make
reservations by calling the UND Alumni Association at 777-2611 or 1-800-
543-8764. Reservations can also be faxed to 777-4859.
-- Kirsten Carolin, Special Events Coordinator, UND Alumni Association,
CALENDAR OF EVENTS
(Please contact Mavis at the Office of University Relations, Box 7144, or
call 777-4304, if you wish to make changes or have an event included.)
Thurs., Sept. 11 -- COMPUTER SCIENCE COLLOQUIUM, "BotWorld: A Cognitively
Engineered Multi-Agent Environment," presented by Henry Hexmoor, 106 CAS
II, 4 p.m.
Thurs., Sept. 11 -- LECTURE, Carl Foster, Director of the Milwaukee Heart
Institute, will present a lecture on the Surgeon General's Report on
Physical Activity and Health, Reed Keller Auditorium (Room 1350), Wold
Information Learning Resource Center, Health Sciences Building, noon to 1
p.m.; all faculty, staff and students are welcome to attend.
Thurs., Sept. 11 -- LEEPS LECTURE, the first LEEPS (Leading Edge of Earth
and Planetary Sciences) lecture will be presented by Philip Bennett,
University of Texas, Austin, "Water Microbes and Rocks: The Geochemical
Ecology of Contaminated Ground Water," Leonard Hall Lecture Bowl, noon.
Thurs., Sept. 11 -- INTERDISCIPLINARY, SLIDE-ILLUSTRATED LECTURE, "The
Gerber Baby Heads South -- Constructed Identity Across the Century,"
presented by Mercedes Lynn de Uriarte, Associate Professor of Journalism
and Latin American Studies at the University of Texas, Austin, 334 O'Kelly
Hall, 2 to 3:15 p.m.
Thurs., Sept. 11 -- IMMUNIZATION UPDATE 1997, a live interactive program,
Memorial Union Lecture Bowl, noon to 2:30 p.m.; registration fee is $5;
call 746-2525 to register.
Thurs., Sept. 11 -- VENEZUELAN CULTURAL EVENT with Venezuelan literature,
food, music, slides, history, music, dance, and attire, International
Centre, 2908 University Ave., 7 p.m.; all are welcome; call 777-3273 for
Thurs., Sept. 11 -- FOR WOMEN ONLY PROGRAM, "Dying Machine or Living
Light," Women's Center, 305 Hamline St., noon.
Fri., Sept. 12 -- "PRACTICE OPPORTUNITIES IN NORTH DAKOTA," sponsored by
the School of Medicine and Health Sciences is an event designed to
encourage medical students and residents-in-training to consider
establishing their practices in North Dakota, Fargo Ramada Inn Plaza
and Conference Center; contact Mary Amundson, Center for Rural Health, at
777-3848 for more information.
Fri., Sept. 12 -- 45TH ANNUAL COMMUNICATION DAY, the School of
Communication will bring together leading journalists from North Dakota,
Minnesota and Manitoba to tell how they covered the 1997 Red River Valley
Flood; public relations practitioners will talk about the task of
communicating in a crisis, Memorial Union; registration begins at 10 a.m.,
followed by a panel on disaster research, "The Social Construction of a
Disaster," at 10:30 a.m. in the Lecture Bowl; two concurrent panels,
"Broadcasting in a Disaster," and "Analyzing Newspaper Coverage of the Red
River Valley Flood," will start at 2 p.m.
Fri., Sept. 12 -- BIOLOGY SEMINAR, "Embryo Polarity and Germination in the
Maize Emb10 Mutant," presented by Jan Clark (Biology), 141 Starcher Hall,
Fri., Sept. 12 -- INTERNATIONAL COF-TEA CUP, an opportunity for UND
students, faculty, staff, and the Greater Grand Forks community to enjoy
international tea, coffee, and pastry while discussing world issues,
International Centre, 2908 University Ave., 3 to 4:30 p.m.; all are
Fri. and Sat., Sept. 12-13 -- VOLLEYBALL, North Central Conference/NSIC,
Sat., Sept. 13 -- FALL COLORS AND FRENCH CUISINE, a guided tour of the
Pembina River Gorge in Walhalla will begin the day with internationally
renowned Master Chef Daniel Degavrillac, guiding participants in preparing
French pastries; fee is $45 which includes a bus tour, continental
breakfast, lunch, instruction, and supplies for the cooking class; call
Monique at 777-2663 to register or for more information.
Sat., Sept. 13 -- CELEBRATE A SEASON OF CHANGE with the Schubert Club
Gamelan Ensemble, a 20-member orchestra from St. Paul, North Dakota Museum
of Art, UND campus, 8 p.m.; Gamelan music is a set of mostly percussion
instruments constructed and tuned as a single unified ensemble; the music
can be loud and exuberant, but just as frequently it is subdued and
tranquil -- as music which has been described as "flowing water"; event is
free and open to everyone.
Sat., Sept. 13 -- FOOTBALL, UND at Moorhead State University, Moorhead,
Minn., 1:30 p.m.
Sun., Sept. 14 -- CONCERT, Collin Raye, Chester Fritz Auditorium, 4 p.m.
Sun. through Sat., Sept. 14-20 POTATO BOWL WEEK.
SUNDAY, SEPT. 14: Snowmobile Grass Drag Races, three miles west of I-29 on
Hwy. 2, registration from 8 to 10:30 a.m.; racing at noon; $5 gate
admission, 12 and under free; sponsored by Red River Snowmobile Club.
MONDAY, SEPT. 15: Potato Chip Giveaway, Columbia Mall, Center Court, 10
a.m. to 4 p.m. (while supplies last); sponsored by Red River Valley Potato
Growers Association and Columbia Mall.
Blood Drive (all week), Dak-Minn Blood Bank - Altru Health Systems and
Leevers Super Market; Monday through Thursday, 9:30 a.m. to 6 p.m., and
Friday, 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.; free coupon for 10 pound bag of Red River
Valley potatoes redeemable at Leevers Super Market for anyone donating
blood; sponsored by Dak-Minn Blood Bank and Leevers.
TUESDAY, SEPT. 16: Fighting Sioux Giveaway, Columbia Mall, Center Court,
a.m. to 4 p.m. (while supplies last); free gift with minimum purchase from
any Columbia Mall store; sponsored by Columbia Mall.
12th Annual Golf Classic, Hillcrest Golf Course, Park River; registration
at noon, Tee-off at 12:30 p.m.; cost is $40; sponsored by Potato Bowl
WEDNESDAY, SEPT. 17: Fighting Sioux Giveaway, Columbia Mall, Center Court,
10 a.m. to 4 p.m. (while supplies last); free gift with minimum purchase
from any Columbia Mall store; sponsored by Columbia Mall.
THURSDAY, SEPT. 18: Potato Picking Contest, UND Intramural Fields, North
Columbia Road, 5:30 p.m.; free admission; sponsored by RDO Foods.
French Fry Day: French Fries, Pop, Hot Dogs, Pony Rides, Live Music; UND
Intramural Fields, North Columbia Road, 5:30 to 8 p.m.; sponsored by J.R.
Simplot, Mayo Manufacturing, Valley Potato Expo, RDO Foods, Farm Credit
Services, D&D Sheet Metal, KNOX AM, 94.7 FM Real Country, 97 KYCK FM, Cole
Paper, Suburban Propane, Acme Electric, Longview Fibre Co.
Pep Rally/Bonfire, UND Intramural Fields, North Columbia Road, dusk;
sposored by Potato Bowl Committee. Fireworks Spectacular, UND Intramural
Fields, North Columbia Road, dusk; sponsored by Sertoma, Hugo s,
K-Lite/KCNN, Coca-Cola Bottling, Simonson s Lumber.
FRIDAY, SEPT. 19: Baked Potato Bar, All Hugo's locations in Minnesota and
North Dakota, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.; sponsored by Hugo's.
Potato Bar, Community National Bank on South Washington Street, 11 a.m. to
1:30 p.m.; sponsored by Community National Bank and Ryan Potato.
Sioux Booster Luncheon, Westward Ho, noon, cost is $6.
Potato Bowl, Harvest and Flood Relief Dance with The Johnny Holm Band and
Special Guest appearance by The Collin Peterson Band, East Grand Forks VFW
Arena, 7 p.m. to 1 a.m. (doors open at 7 p.m.); $5 in advance, $7 at the
door, tickets available at the VFW and the EGF Chamber; sponsored by the
City of East Grand Forks.
SATURDAY, SEPT. 20: Pancake Breakfast, Grand Forks Central High School,
7:30 to 10:30 a.m.; $3 for adults, children 6 and under free; tickets
available at Hugo's, any Rotarian and at the door; sponsored by the Rotary
American Heart Association - Heart Walk, registration at the UND Medical
School from 8:30 to 9:30 a.m.; participants will walk the parade route,
they are bused to the beginning of the parade route; sponsored by the
American Heart Association, Altru Health Systems, Sam's Club, American
Crystal Sugar and The Grand Forks Herald.
Blood Pressure Check and Information Booth, UND School of Medicine and
Health Sciences, 8:30 to 9:30 a.m. and noon to game time; free; sponsored
by the American Heart Association, Altru Health Systems, Sam's Club,
American Crystal Sugar and The Grand Forks Herald. Chuck Wagon
University Park, 9:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.; sponsored by the Grand Forks
Lions. Potato Bowl Parade, 10:30 a.m., from East Grand Forks Middle
DeMers Avenue to North Third Street to University Avenue to UND; sponsored
by the Greater Grand Forks Jaycees.
PREGAME ACTIVITIES: Hot Spud Feed, Engelstad Arena parking lot, free;
sponsored by Red River Valley Auxiliary. Live Band - Blackwall Hitch,
Engelstad Arena parking lot, noon; free; sponsored by Potato Bowl
Committee. 32nd Annual Potato Bowl USA Football Game, UND vs. South Dakota
State University, UND Memorial Stadium, 2 p.m.
Mon., Sept. 15 -- GRADUATE COMMITTEE MEETING, 305 Twamley Hall, 3:05 p.m.
Mon., Sept. 15 -- WOMEN IN POLITICS FORUM, featuring North Dakota Attorney
General Heidi Heitkamp, State Treasurer Kathi Gilmore, State Senator Judy
DeMers, and State Representatives Linda Christenson, Lois Delmore, Roxanne
Jensen, Amy Kliniske, North Dakota Museum of Art, 6 p.m.; call Steve at
772-8616 for more information.
Mon., Sept. 15 -- LEADERSHIP WORKSHOP SERIES, "Leadership Through
Interpersonal Skills," presented by Tom Clifford, UND President Emeritus,
Leadership Inspiration Center, third floor, Memorial Union, 3 p.m.;
sessions are free and open to the public; (series continues every Monday
through Oct. 27).
Mon., Sept. 15, through Thurs., Sept. 25 -- ART EXHIBITION, Diana
Thornycroft, Photographs, Gallery, Hughes Fine Arts Center.
Tues., Sept. 16 -- COUNSELING TOPIC COLLOQUIUM, "Trial and Error of
Published" presented by Cindy Juntunen-Smith (Counseling), 316 Montgomery
Hall, 12:30 to 1:45 p.m.
Wed., Sept. 17 -- DOCTORAL EXAM for Mark A. Kapphahn, a candidate for the
Ph.D. degree with a major in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, 1360
School of Medicine, 10:30 a.m.; members of the Graduate Faculty are
Wed., Sept. 17 -- BIOLOGY SEMINAR, "Sex Determination in Reptiles,"
presented by Jeff Lang (Biology), 141 Starcher Hall, noon.
Wed., Sept. 17 -- COLLEGE OF NURSING FALL CONVOCATION, "Celebrating
Diversity," with DeLois Pittman Weekes, Dean, Florida International
University, Miami, Ramada Inn, 9 a.m. to noon.
Wed., Sept. 17 -- FEAST AND FOCUS PROGRAM, "Creating A Medicine Shield,"
Women's Center, 305 Hamline St., noon.
Wed., Sept. 17 -- RETIREMENT RECEPTION for Tom Robinson (Mathematics),
Alumni Center, 2:30 to 4:30 p.m.
Wed., Sept. 17 -- ANNUAL BOOK SALE, Chester Fritz Library, outside in
of the Library facing University Avenue, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. (in case of
the sale will be held Sept. 24); free parking available at the Chester
Fritz Auditorium with a free shuttle service to the Library from 9 a.m. to
Thurs., Sept. 18 -- TEST, College-Level Examination Program (CLEP), Room
200, McCannel Hall, 8:30 a.m.
Thurs., Sept. 18 -- COMPUTER SCIENCE COLLOQUIUM, "Post Information Warfare
Data Recovery," presented by Brajendra Panda, a new faculty member in
Computer Science, 238 CAS II (note room change), 3 to 4 p.m.
Thurs., Sept. 18 -- MEETING, North Dakota Public Employees Association,
Grand Forks Chapter 49, Missouri Room, Memorial Union, 6:15 p.m.; members
and potential members are welcome.
Thurs., Sept. 18 -- BOMB THREAT SEMINAR conducted by the UND Police
Department, Sioux Room, Memorial Union, 1 to 2 p.m.; no pre-registration
necessary (also Tuesday, Sept. 23, from 9 to 10 a.m.).
Thurs., Sept. 18 -- OPEN HOUSE to showcase services, Chester Fritz
9 a.m. to 3 p.m.; tours will be offered and entertainment is planned.
Thurs., Sept. 18 -- INTERNATIONAL POTATO TASTING, in celebration of UND
Potato Bowl, the International population will provide a taste of potatoes
from various countries, International Centre, 2908 University Ave.; all
welcome; call 777-3273 for more information.
Thurs., Sept. 18 -- FOR WOMEN ONLY, Rites of Passage, "Warrior Woman:
Finding the Courage to Face the Challenges," Women's Center, 305 Hamline
Thurs., Sept. 18 -- WOMEN STUDIES SALON, reading for the session focuses
the debate over women's constitutional rights and obligations: voting,
taxes, jury duty and military service; reading by Linda Kerber, "A
Constitutional Right To Be Treated Like Ladies," is on reserve in the
Chester Fritz Library as well as at the Women's Center; everyone is
at Salon, which meets on the third Thursday of every month; call Rebecca
777-2705 for more information.
Thurs. and Fri., Sept. 18-19 -- MEETING, North Dakota State Board of
Education, Grand Forks.
Fri., Sept. 19 -- INTERNATIONAL COF-TEA CUP, an opportunity for UND
students, faculty, staff, and the Greater Grand Forks community to enjoy
international tea, coffee, and pastry while discussing world issues,
International Centre, 2908 University Ave., 3 to 4:30 p.m.; all are
Fri., Sept. 19 -- VOLLEYBALL, UND at Morningside College, Sioux City,
Sat., Sept. 20 -- TEST, National Board of Certified Occupational
(NBCOT), Room 116, Witmer Hall, 8:30 a.m.
Sat., Sept. 20 -- FOOTBALL, UND vs. South Dakota State University (POTATO
BOWL), Memorial Stadium, 2 p.m.
Sat., Sept. 20 -- VOLLEYBALL, UND at South Dakota State University,
Brookings, S.D., 3 p.m.
OCTOBER 1997 -- HOMECOMING
Thurs. through Sat., Oct. 2-4 -- UND HOMECOMING, UND campus.
OPEN HOUSES AND TOURS:
UND Aerospace: Center for Aerospaces I and II, Aerospace Training and
Research Center, Clifford Hall (Earth Systems Science Institute) and UND
Aerospace Flight Operations (Grand Forks International Airport), Friday, 9
a.m. to 4 p.m.; Saturday, 9 a.m. to noon.
UND Bookstore: Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m., Saturday,
9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m; The Official Graduate Ring of UND now available.
Chester Fritz Library: Friday, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Saturday, 1 to 5
Wittenberg Lutheran Chapel: Thursday and Friday, 2 to 5 p.m.
Energy and Environmental Research Center: Friday, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Military Science ROTC Open House at the UND Armory: Friday, 1 to 4
p.m., Saturday, 9 a.m. to noon.
J. Lloyd Stone Alumni Center: Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 4:30
p.m., Saturday, 9 a.m. to noon.
Ralph Engelstad Arena: Friday, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Hyslop Sports Center: Friday, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Chester Fritz Auditorium: Friday, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Open Houses at Fraternities and Sororities: Saturday, 9 a.m. to noon.
UND School of Medicine and Health Sciences: Friday, 10 a.m. to noon.
Special Collections in the Chester Fritz Library: Monday, Tuesday and
Thursday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Wednesday, 8 a.m. to 9 p.m., Friday, 8 a.m. to
UND Aerospace Arthur P. Anderson Atmospherium Showtimes: Friday, 10
a.m. and 1 p.m., Saturday, 11 a.m.
THURSDAY, Oct. 2:
8 a.m. to 5 p.m. -- Social Work Workshop and Distinguished Alumni
Award Luncheon, Holiday Inn.
9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. -- UND Career Fair, Multipurpose Gym, Hyslop
Noon -- The Habitat House the UND Community Built Kick-Off Luncheon,
Christus Rex Lutheran Campus Center.
6:30 p.m. -- UND FOUNDATION PRESIDENTS CLUB DINNER (Presidents Club,
Presidents Cabinet, UND Benefactors, and William Budge Society), 6:30 p.m.
social, 7 p.m. dinner, Ramada Inn.
8 p.m. -- Homecoming King and Queen Coronation and Pep Rally,
Intramural Fields, North Campus; Student Homecoming Concert/Dance to
follow, Ballroom, Memorial Union.
FRIDAY, Oct. 3:
8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. -- Alumni Registration and Information Desk,
second floor, Memorial Union.
8:30 a.m. -- Registration for UND National Alumni Leadership Council,
Fireside Lounge, Memorial Union.
9 to 11 a.m. -- UND National Alumni Leadership Council Reverse
Mentoring, second floor, Memorial Union.
9 a.m. to 3 p.m. -- Social Work Workshop, Holiday Inn.
9 a.m. -- UND Aerospace Third Annual Alumni Conference, Room 210,
11:30 a.m. -- School of Communication Alumni Luncheon, 11:30 a.m.
social, noon luncheon, Ramada Inn; 1:30 p.m. tour of O'Kelly Hall.
Noon -- KICK-OFF LUNCHEON, Ballroom, Memorial Union.
Noon -- Seminar for Geology and Geological Engineering in honor of
the 1997 Arthur Gray Leonard Award Recipients, Room 100, Leonard Hall.
1 p.m. -- Golf Outing for M.D. Class of 1987, Grand Forks Country
1:30 to 4 p.m. -- UND National Alumni Leadership Council Sessions:
Keeping a University Viable in a Rapidly Changing World, second floor,
2 p.m. -- Beta Theta Pi 1965-1975 Reunion Social, Westward Ho.
2 to 4 p.m. -- Department of Mathematics (Tea and Pie), Room 325,
3 p.m. -- CLASS OF 1957 CAMPUS TOUR AND TREE PLANTING CEREMONY,
3 to 5 p.m. -- School of Engineering and Mines Open House, Nyquist
Lounge, Upson II.
3:30 p.m. -- Dedication of Newly Remodeled McCannel Hall (Student
Services Building), McCannel Hall.
4 p.m. -- CLASS OF 1957 RECEPTION, Home Economics Building.
4 p.m. -- Distinguished Alumni Lecture and Presentation of Chemistry
Scholarship Awards, Room 138, Abbott Hall.
4 p.m. -- UND NATIONAL ALUMNI LEADERSHIP COUNCIL RECEPTION, J. Lloyd
Stone Alumni Center.
5:30 p.m. -- Arthur Gray Leonard Award Banquet (Geology and
Geological Engineering), 5:30 p.m. social, 6:30 p.m. dinner, Ramada Inn.
5:30 p.m. -- 1957 Law School Banquet, 5:30 p.m. social, 6 p.m.
dinner, Ramada Inn.
5:30 to 8 p.m. -- Physical Therapy 30th Anniversary Social, Ramada
6 p.m. -- 1950s Men's Basketball Reunion, 6 p.m. social, 6:30 p.m.
dinner, Holiday Inn.
6 p.m. -- Accounting Fall Banquet, 6 p.m. social, 7 p.m. dinner,
6 p.m. -- Phi Delta Theta Alumni Banquet, 6 p.m. social, 7 p.m.
dinner/dance, Best Western Town House.
6 p.m. -- Chemistry Department Scholarship Banquet, 6 p.m. social,
6:30 p.m. dinner, Coral Room, Ramada Inn.
6 p.m. -- Space Studies 10-Year Actual and Virtual All-Alumni
Reunion, Clifford Hall.
6:30 p.m. -- SIOUX AWARDS BANQUET, 6:30 p.m. social, 7:15 p.m. dinner
and program, Westward Ho.
6:30 p.m. -- 1987 Football Team Reunion, 6:30 p.m. social, 7 p.m.
dinner, Holiday Inn.
7 p.m. -- Kappa Alpha Theta Social, Westward Ho.
SATURDAY, OCT. 4:
7 a.m. -- 10K HOMECOMING RUN/5K WALK, 7 a.m. registration, 8 a.m.
run/walk start, Engelstad Arena.
7:30 a.m. -- Dean's Breakfast, School of Medicine and Health Sciences
8 a.m. to 2 p.m. -- Alumni Registration and Information Desk, second
floor, Memorial Union.
8 a.m. -- UND Aerospace Aviation Alumni Association Meeting and
Brunch, Clifford Hall.
8:30 a.m. -- Post-Graduate Review, School of Medicine and Health
8:30 a.m. -- College of Nursing Alumni Brunch, 8:30 a.m. social, 9
a.m. brunch, Holiday Inn.
9 a.m. -- Gamma Phi Beta Alumni Breakfast, Gamma Phi Beta House.
9 a.m. -- Passing the Torch to UND's Next Generation: Enrollment
Session, second floor, Memorial Union.
9 a.m. -- College of Education and Human Development Brunch, 9 a.m.
social, 9:30 a.m. brunch, Ramada Inn.
10 a.m. -- Continental Breakfast, Christus Rex Campus Center, 3012
10 a.m. -- Hancock Hall 45th Anniversary Open House and Continental
Brunch, Hancock Hall.
10:30 a.m. -- HOMECOMING PARADE, University Avenue.
10:30 a.m. to noon -- NRHH/IHLUAC Housing Honoraries Homecoming
Reception, Swanson Hall Atrium.
11 a.m. to 1 p.m. -- Alpha Chi Omega Alumnae Homecoming Brunch, 505
11 a.m. -- CLASS OF 1957 REUNION LUNCHEON, 11 a.m. social, 11:30 a.m.
luncheon, Holiday Inn.
11 a.m. -- International Centre Open House, 2908 University Ave.
11 a.m. -- Kappa Alpha Theta Tailgate Party and House Tours, Kappa
Alpha Theta House.
11 a.m. -- Society of Women Engineers' Recognition Brunch, 11 a.m.
social, 11:30 a.m. brunch, Ramada Inn.
Noon to 2 p.m. -- Physical Therapy Open House, School of Medicine and
Noon to 2 p.m. -- M.D. Class of 1987 Tent Picnic, West side of
Noon -- PRESIDENT'S LUNCHEON, Ballroom, Memorial Union.
Noon -- All Letterwinners' Tailgate Party, west side of Memorial
Noon -- 1950s Men's Basketball Teams' Tailgate Party, west side of
Noon -- 1987 Football Team Tailgate Party, west side of Memorial
2 p.m. -- HOMECOMING FOOTBALL GAME, UND vs. Nebraska-Omaha, Memorial
5 p.m. -- Geography Homecoming Reception, third floor lobby, Clifford
5 p.m. -- UND Aerospace All-Alumni Social, Best Western Town House.
5:30 p.m. -- CLASS OF 1972 RECEPTION, J. Lloyd Stone Alumni Center.
6 p.m. -- Physical Therapy 30th Anniversary Banquet, 6 p.m. social, 7
p.m. dinner, Ramada Inn.
6 p.m. -- Alpha Tau Omega Alumni Banquet, 6 p.m. social, 7 p.m.
dinner and dance, Holiday Inn.
6 p.m. -- Kappa Alpha Theta All Class Reunion, 6 p.m. social, 7 p.m.
dinner, Westward Ho.
6 p.m. -- Delta Tau Delta Alumni Banquet and Dance, 6 p.m. social, 7
p.m. dinner, Comfort Inn, East Grand Forks, Minn.
6 p.m. -- Varsity Bards 45th Anniversary Banquet, 6 p.m. social, 6:30
p.m. dinner, Ramada Inn.
6 p.m. -- Wilderness Pilots' Association 10 Year Reunion, 6 p.m.
social, 7 p.m. dinner, Best Western Town House.
6 p.m. -- Social for M.D. Class of 1987, Coral Room, Ramada Inn.
6:30 p.m. -- School of Medicine and Health Sciences All-Alumni
Banquet, 6:30 p.m. social, 7:30 p.m. dinner, Ramada Inn.
6:30 p.m. -- Beta Theta Pi 75th Anniversary Banquet, 6:30 p.m.
social, 7:30 p.m. dinner, Westward Ho.
6:30 p.m. -- Kappa Sigma Alumni Banquet and Dance, 6:30 p.m. social,
7:30 p.m. dinner, Westward Ho.
6:30 p.m. -- Kappa Sigma Alumni Banquet and Dance, 6:30 p.m. social,
7:30 p.m. dinner, Holiday Inn.
8 p.m. to 1 a.m. -- UND HOMECOMING PARTY, featuring Dick King and the
Classic Swing Band (8 to 9:15 p.m.) and the Fantastic Convertibles, Civic
Auditorium, 615 1st Ave. N.
SUNDAY, OCT. 5:
Morning Church Services with student congregations:
Wittenberg Lutheran Chapel: 9:30 a.m. Bible Study, 10:30 a.m. Divine
Christus Rex Lutheran Campus Center: 10 a.m. muffins and juices served,
10:30 a.m. worship, noon dinner (no reservations needed).
St. Thomas Aquinas Newman Center: Sunday masses at 9:30 a.m., 11 a.m., and
4:45 p.m., location to be announced.
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Last Updated:Wednesday, September 4, 1996
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