The IP Commercialization & Economic Development (IPCED) office is sponsoring a presentation and open forum on ND Dept. of Commerce grant program RESEARCH NORTH DAKOTA (RND) which is designed to provide grant funds for:
Jingyu Wang, University of North Dakota PhD Student, will be presenting a seminar on Thursday, October 8, 2015 at 3:00 p.m. in Streibel Hall, Room 106. The topic is: Investigation of Ice-phase Layer and Liquid-phase Layer Microphysical Properties of DCSs using Aircraft in situ Measurements during MC3E over the ARM SGP Site. Faculty and Students are encouraged to attend.
Joshua Wynne, MD, MBA, MPH, University of North Dakota vice president for health affairs and dean of the School of Medicine and Health Sciences (SMHS), invites the community and all students, faculty, and staff at the School and the University to the School’s Time Capsule Ceremony on Thursday, October 8, from 3:00 to 4:00 p.m. in the John W. Vennes Atrium at the SMHS, 501 North Columbia Road. The ceremony celebrates the new SMHS building, opening in 2016.
The Alumni lecturer for 2015 is Dr. Carmen Simone, she serves as President, of Trinidad State Junior College, based in Trinidad, Colorado Dr. Simones lecture, entitled “Education Matters” will be given on Friday, October 9, at 4:00 p.m. in Abbott Hall, room 101, prior to the lecture at 3:00 p.m. there will be a reception in Abbott Hall, room 232.
The Mellem Business Symposium is named in honor of College of Business & Public Administration alumni Ken and JoAnn Mellem. The Mellem Business Symposium supports the College of Business & Public Administration’s mission to teach students the necessary skills to excel in business, government, and society, while providing a forum to discuss timely topics with members of the regional community.
The 2015 Mellem Business Symposium theme is focused on the Emerging Industry of UAS. 2015 Mellem Business Symposium – Emerging Industry of UAS Wednesday, October 14, 2015
Gorecki Alumni Center – Gransberg Community Room Read more
The National Science Foundation has issued the following program announcements which allow UND to submit only a limited number of submissions. Thus, if you are interested in submitting a proposal to NSF for the program, please let us know as soon as possible (barry.milavetz@UND.edu or 777.4280).
IUSE / Professional Formation of Engineers: REvolutionizing engineering and computer science Departments (RED) #15-607
In FY 2016, the Directorates for Engineering (ENG), Computer and Information Science and Engineering (CISE) and Education and Human Resources (EHR) are continuing a program aligned with the Improving Undergraduate STEM Education (IUSE) framework: REvolutionizing engineering and computer science Departments (herein referred to as RED). This funding opportunity enables engineering and computer science departments to lead the nation by successfully achieving significant sustainable changes necessary to overcome longstanding issues in their undergraduate programs and educate inclusive communities of engineering and computer science students prepared to solve 21st-century challenges. Read more
In a portion of Manitoba, Canada, so remote you have to fly in by helicopter, a research team led by the University of North Dakota and the American Museum of Natural History spent the summer in the polar bear capital of the world deploying the latest tool – Unmanned Aerial Systems (UAS) — in a nearly five-decade-old ecological study.
As part of the “Hudson Bay Project,” a collaborative research program that includes partners from the U.S. and Canada, the group conducted nearly 90 test flights from Wapusk National Park to show that UAS can be used to study noninvasively the overabundant geese in the region and their impact on the tundra landscape. Read more
Nominations for awards recognizing outstanding academic partnerships between community members and University of North Dakota faculty and students are now being accepted.
The Civic Engagement Awards will be presented by the UND Center for Community Engagement at the annual Stone Soup Awards Program Wednesday, November 18 at noon at the UND Center for Innovation Idea Lab on North 42nd St. Read more
The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation is inviting applications that address specific challenges defined in the grant programs below. For details and application instructions, please visit the new Grand Challenges website. Please note that descriptions of the challenges are available on the website in Chinese, French, Portuguese and Spanish.
1) Grand Challenges Explorations is seeking innovative global health and development solutions and is now accepting proposals for its latest application round. Applicants can be at any experience level; in any discipline; and from any organization, including colleges and universities, government laboratories, research institutions, non-profit organizations, and for-profit companies. Initial grants will be US $100,000 each, and projects showing promise will have the opportunity to receive additional funding of up to US $1 million. Read more