Merrifield Competition deadline is April 27

The deadline for the submission of papers for the 2017-18 Merrifield Competition is fast approaching.  The competition awards a $1,000 UND scholarship to the UND student who writes the most outstanding research paper utilizing primary source materials held in the Elwyn B. Robinson Department of Special Collections.

The deadline will be Friday, April 27.  For more information please contact Special Collections or visit

A four member faculty jury will judge the papers: Mary Baker, Teaching and Learning; Hans Broedel, History; Adam Kitzes, English; and Becky Simmons, Biology.