Intellectual Property Development Grant Program-Proposal Deadline Extended

The IP Commercialization & Economic Development (IPCED) office and ND EPSCoR are pleased to announce a call for proposals for a new Intellectual Property Development Grant Program to be held in the 2015-2016 fiscal year.  This program is designed to support the further development of existing invention disclosures and IP at UND.  Each recipient will receive financial support of up to $10,000 (5 expected awards), although awards for more than $10,000 would be considered. Read more

Graduate Research Opportunity: The DOE Office of SCGSR Program is now accepting applications!

The Department of Energy’s (DOE) Office of Science is pleased to announce that the Office of Science Graduate Student Research (SCGSR) program is now accepting applications for the 2015 Solicitation 2.  Applications are due by 4:00 pm CT on Tuesday, December 15, 2015. Read more

PHS Announces Conflict of Interest Training Sessions for Fall Semester

PHS Financial Conflict of Interest Education

Public Health Service (PHS) has recently revised its policy for requiring all PHS grantees, or those considering submitting to PHS, complete a mandatory education class.  According to the new policy, all grantees must be trained in Conflict of Interest every four years. Read more

13th Annual American Indian Health Research Conference October 23, 2015

The annual American Indian Health Research Conference provides a daylong event with national speakers, researchers, students, and community members. This is an opportunity to learn about how to do research with American Indian communities, what research needs to be done in American Indian communities, for students to present their research with American Indians, and opportunities to partner between communities, tribal colleges, and researchers.

Save the Date!

  • Friday, October 23, 2015
    8:30 a.m.–4:00 p.m.
    Alerus Center, Grand Forks

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Share Your Story: Working with Rural Communities

The Center for Rural Health (CRH) wants to hear from you! Located within the University of North Dakota School of Medicine and Health Sciences, the CRH has been working with rural communities since 1980. We are looking for examples of other departments and programs on campus working closely in various capacities with rural communities throughout North Dakota. Our goal is to share these stories for the 5th annual National Rural Health Day on November 19, 2015. Submit a summary of your work with rural communities via email to by Friday, October 23, 2015.
For questions, contact Nikki Massmann at 701-777-4205 or

Women & Gender Studies Program Announces Research Paper and Creative Project Contest

The UND Women & Gender Studies Program announces a contest for the best works of research and/or creative expression produced by UND students that wholly or in significant part address issues related to women and/or gender studies. We encourage students who have produced works in a variety of disciplines, from the arts and humanities to the social sciences and physical sciences, to submit their research papers and creative projects for consideration.

$100 prizes will be awarded at both the undergraduate and graduate levels.

Deadline for submission is October 1, 2015. Read more

Atmospheric Sciences Seminar September 3, 2015

Huikyo Lee, Ph.D., Jet Propulsion Laboratory, California Institute of Technology will present a seminar titled Are high-resolution NASA Unified WRF simulations credible tools for predicting extreme precipitation over the Great Plains? on Thursday, September 3, 2015 at 3:00 p.m. in Streibel Hall, Room 106. Faculty and Students are encouraged to attend.

~ Wanda Seyler, Administrative Secretary, Atmospheric Sciences

Community Invited to Participate in Joggin’ with Josh September 10, 2015

Joshua Wynne, MD, MBA, MPH, University of North Dakota vice president for health affairs and dean of the School of Medicine and Health Sciences, invites the community and all students, faculty, and staff at the School and the University to advocate healthful lifestyles by joining him for Joggin’ with Josh, an informal 5K, 10K, or 1-mile walk, jog, or run on Thursday, September 10, 2015. This is a free public event. Everyone is welcome to participate, so please bring your family and friends.

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Ranganathan and Kaabouch Receive NSF Grant to Improve Power Grid Reliability

Ranganathan and Kaabouch Receive NSF Grant to Improve Power Grid Reliability

The National Science Foundation has granted $215,622 to Assistant Professor Prakash Ranganathan and Associate Professor Naima Kaabouch, both in the Electrical Engineering Department of the College of Engineering & Mines, to research how to improve the reliability of the nation’s power grid and decrease costly blackouts. Read more

Chemistry Seminar September 25, 2015

The Department of Chemistry will host a seminar at 12:00 noon on Friday, September 25, in 138 Abbott Hall. Presenter is Chulsung Bae, Associate Professor of Chemistry and Chemical Biology, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute. He will discuss “Molecular Engineering of Ion-conducting Polymers for Fuel Cell Membrane Applications.”

~ Kim Myrum, Administrative Secretary, Department of Chemistry