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
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.
UND’s Institutional Review Board Meeting scheduled for September 4, 2015, has been CANCELLED. The next Meeting will be held Friday, October 2, 2015 at 2:00 p.m., in Twamley, Room 305 to consider all Full Board Review research proposals that are submitted to the IRB Office before Tuesday, September 15, 2015. Read more
Surojit Gupta, Assistant Professor, Advanced Materials Research Group in the Department of Mechanical Engineering, has been selected to receive the 2016 Engineering Ceramics Division Global Young Investigator Award.
The award consists of a certificate, an honorarium, and registration for the 40th […]
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.
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
SENATE SCHOLARLY ACTIVITIES COMMITTEE DEADLINE:
Travel Grant Applications
Friday, September 11, 2015, is the deadline for submission of Senate Scholarly Activities Committee Travel Grant Applications. This deadline is for travel occurring between September 16, 2015, and January 15, 2016. Late applications will not be accepted. Read more
The 7th Annual Rural Behavioral Health Practice Conference is taking place October 9, 2015. A group webcast site is available in Grand Forks at the University of North Dakota School of Medicine and Health Sciences. The conference is facilitated by the Minnesota Psychological Association.
The mission of the Rural Behavioral Health Practice Conference is to make quality continuing education available to behavioral health professionals about the particular practice issues involved in working with rural people and communities. The conference is coordinated by the Minnesota Psychological Association, which will award up to 7.5 continuing education hours as an APA-approved CE sponsor. This conference will originate at the University of Minnesota-Morris, with two presenters webcasting in and options to attend at group webcast sites or by individual webcast. Read more
Science Café with STEM Topics (Science Technology Engineering and Math)
Grand Forks Public Library meeting room upstairs, 2110 Library Circle
In a world of ever expanding technology and science issues citizens have an opportunity to learn about STEM in their community. The Dakota Science Center and the Grand Forks Public Library host Science Cafés to share STEM with the public.
September 22, 2015 7:00 p.m.
STEM Topic: Precision Agriculture and Traffic Management, Presenter: Iteris
Brief Description of Talk:
Iteris has made advances in precision agriculture and traffic management by employing teams of scientists, engineers, and technicians. The talk will highlight these advances and discuss the skill sets needed by team members.
~Laura Munski, Executive Director, Dakota Science Center
Investigate innovative approaches to modeling, advanced manufacturing, theory and design of components, and other focus areas that enable revolutionary advances in vacuum electron devices at millimeter wave (mm-wave) frequencies above 75 GHz.
Dr. Kathryn Yurkonis, Assistant Professor, Deptartment of Biology, University of North Dakota, will present a seminar, “From individuals to landscapes: Building better prairies one trial at a time.”. The seminar will be in room 141, Starcher Hall, on Friday, September 11 from 12:00 […]
Dr. Turk Rhen, Associate Professor, Department of Biology, University of North Dakota, will present a seminar, “Mechanistic Basis and Adaptive Significance of Temperature-dependent Sex Determination.”. The seminar will be in room 141, Starcher Hall, on Friday, September 4 from 12:00 Noon […]