William Schwalm Authors Ebook on Mathematical Physics

William A. Schwalm, Professor of Physics and Astrophysics, recently released his new ebook, Lectures on Selected Topics in Mathematical Physics: Elliptic Functions and Elliptic Integrals.

The ebook provides an introduction to aspects of elliptic functions and elliptic integrals. The lectures that make up the book were developed as part of the first semester of a course on theoretical and mathematical methods for physics and chemistry graduate students at UND.

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Reading and Interpreting Genomes Seminar February 25, 2016

Prashant Mali, Assistant Professor at University of California San Diego, will present a seminar, “From reading genomes to interpreting genomes” at 11:00 a.m. February 25 in Room 5510, School of Medicine & Health Sciences.

This seminar is co-sponsored by the Department of Basic Sciences, SMHS and Center of Biomedical Research Excellence (CoBRE) for Epigenomics.

All are welcome.

~ University Letter, 2/8/2015

Shelly Peltier will Present on Native American Behavioral Health February 18, 2016

Seven Generations Center of Excellence will host Shelly Peltier, who will present “Native American Behavioral Health” from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. Thursday, February 18, in the Medora Room, Memorial Union. Bring your lunch and join us. Dr. Peltier will present for one hour with discussion and questions to follow. Read more

Training & Round Table on Building Research Capacity and Regulatory Processes in Indian Country February 25, 2016

The College of Nursing & Professional Disciplines is hosting a training and round table discussion that will focus on the regulatory processes involved in conducting research in Indian Country and building community-based participatory research. The session will be held on Thursday, February 25, from 9:00 a.m. to noon in Swanson Hall 16-18. Refreshments will be served. Read more

Space Studies Colloquium will Feature ‘Engineering Elegant Systems’ February 8, 2016

The Spring Space Studies Colloquium Series focuses on human space exploration research for long-duration missions and will feature several leading experts in this field.  The third presentation in this series will feature Michael D. Watson from the Chief Engineers Office at NASA Marshall Space Flight Center in Huntsville, Ala. Read more

SSAC Deadline for New Faculty Scholar, Research/Creative Activity, and Publication Applications is February 12, 2016


The fourth deadline for submission of applications is Friday, February 12, 2016. Research/Creative Activity and Publication grant applications as well as applications for New Faculty Scholar Awards will be considered at that time. No travel applications will be considered at that time. Read more

UPDATED DEADLINE – 2016 Scholarly Forum – Now Accepting Online Submissions

2016 Scholarly Forum

March 1 – 2, 2016, Memorial Union


Click Here for the Online Submission Form & Guidelines 

Graduate students, faculty and undergraduates will showcase their research and creative scholarship with oral presentations, panel discussions and poster sessions. Read more

Mandatory PHS Financial Conflict of Interest Education Session April 12, 2016

The Public Health Service (PHS) has recently revised its policy requiring that all PHS grantees or those considering submitting to the PHS complete a mandatory education class. According to the new policy, all grantees must be trained in conflict of interest every four years. The Division of Research and Economic Development will be conducting a training session on

  • Tuesday, April 12, 2016 from 2:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. in the Presidents Room at the Memorial Union.

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Grant Opportunities Available as of 2/5/2016


Title: Oocyte Mitochondrial Function in Relation to Fertility, Aging, and Mitochondrial Diseases (R21), Funding Opportunity #: PA-16-087, Department: NIH, Closing Date: 5/7/2019

Gain fundamental insight into the role of mitochondria and long-term consequences of their dysfunction in the oocyte and develop therapeutic or alternative approaches to treat mitochondrial dysfunction for improving oocyte quality and competency, and health of the resultant offspring.

Eligible: State, local, or tribal governments; tribal organizations; institutions of higher ed.; non-profits; for-profits Read more