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From the Dean: Envisioning 2035 in higher education

Categories: From the Dean

Earlier this week I attended a meeting of the North Dakota University System (NDUS) that included members from the State Board of Higher Education (SBHE). The theme of the meeting was to review the final reports of the nine groups that have been working on strategic planning related to the various missions and activities of […]

From the Dean: A major gift, a lecture, and a Wacipi

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This has been an event-filled week – and the events will continue through the weekend! Things started off with a bang on Monday when the UND Alumni Association & Foundation (UNDAAF) announced a $6.5 million gift to UND from Sanford Health. Tiffany Lawrence, the CEO of Sanford Fargo, was present for the announcement event at […]

From the Dean: Frank Low, Wacipi, and Dean’s Hours

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Yesterday the SMHS held its 44th annual Frank Low Research Day. Named in honor of the former SMHS professor of anatomy who came to UND in the 1960s and pioneered a series of new techniques using the electron microscope, Frank Low Research Day is the culminating event of the academic year for many area researchers […]

From the Dean: Humans and machines in medicine

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Last week I attended the annual meeting of the Council of Deans, sponsored by the Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC). More than two-thirds of all North American medical school deans attended the meeting, and there was a general consensus that it was a quite successful meeting. Enough time was allowed for us to network […]

SMHS announces more than $8 million in recent awards for research and service projects

Categories: News, Research

Over the past few months, researchers at the UND School of Medicine & Health Sciences (SMHS) have received more than $8 million in grants and other project awards from agencies like the National Institutes of Health (NIH), the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services, and the North Dakota Department of Health & Human Services. These awards allow […]

TLAS to offer faculty development on AI in healthcare

Categories: Education

Please join us for the next Teaching, Learning, and Scholarship (TLAS) next virtual faculty development event, “Artificial Intelligence (AI) in Healthcare,” on April 17 at 12:30 p.m. (Central). The presentation will be streamed live on Zoom and recorded. The potential of artificial intelligence (AI) to transform every aspect of our world is becoming increasingly evident. […]

From the Dean: Forever UND

Categories: From the Dean

Continuing the philanthropy theme from last week’s column, I’m currently at the winter meeting of the UND Alumni Association & Foundation (AAF) Board of Directors, along with the senior leadership teams from UND and the Foundation. We’ve been meeting since yesterday morning and the meeting is scheduled to finish late this afternoon. The major theme […]

From the Dean: The evolution of patient care

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Susan and I recently attended a continuing medical education (CME) course in cardiology sponsored by the Mayo Clinic. As you probably know, CME credits are required for physicians and other healthcare providers to maintain their state licenses to practice and deliver clinical care. We’ve been to prior Mayo Clinic CME courses and – editorial comment […]

TLAS and Library Resources to Present Faculty Development on use of Artificial Intellegence (AI)

Categories: Education, Events

There are a number of ways AI can be used – and misused – in education and in research. Please join us for our January UND SMHS TLAS virtual faculty development event: “Using AI (Artificial Intelligence) at the SMHS.” On Jan. 17, from 12:30 to 1:30 p.m. (CST), speakers Andrea Guthridge (Instructional Designer, Education Resources), […]

Recording now available: UND faculty panel on AI in research

Categories: Library, Research

The recording for the UND Libraries’ faculty panel on AI, “The Impacts of AI on Academic Research and Publishing,” is available now. Panelists Dr. Melanie Nadeau (SMHS), Professor Blake Klinker (Law), and Dr. Michael Herbert (Education) shared their expertise in research within the disciplines of law, Indigenous health, and education, allowing us to examine many […]

Reprogramming breast cancer

Categories: News, Research

UND Department of Biomedical Sciences researcher Motoki Takaku tackles the reverse engineering of cancer Given his calm voice and reserved demeanor, one might get the impression that the science he was describing was really no big deal. “We realized that in terminally differentiated cells, you can turn them back to the original embryonic stem cells,” […]

From the Dean: Reporting back from ‘Learn Serve Lead’

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We just held our debriefing session for those of us who attended the recent Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC) annual meeting known as Learn Serve Lead. We joined over 4,500 colleagues from medical schools across the country to compare best practices and discuss common challenges. As promised in a prior column, what follows is […]

UND Libraries to host discussion on AI in research and publishing Nov. 21

Categories: Research

Join the UND Libraries team on Tuesday, Nov. 21, for a UND faculty panel on the influence of artificial intelligence (AI) on research and publishing. Generative AI introduces both challenges and opportunities for the evolution of new research methodologies and scholarly pursuits, particularly with regard to the production, dissemination, and access to information. Scholars and […]

UND faculty discussion on AI in the classroom to be held in Chester Fritz Library on Oct. 9

Categories: Events

Generative AI, as seen on platforms like ChatGPT and Bard, presents challenges and opportunities that will forever change the college classroom. Please join Chester Fritz Library, the SMHS Library, and Thormodsgard Law Library on Monday, Oct. 9, at 2 p.m. as they welcome UND College of Education & Human Development faculty, including Associate Professor Virginia […]

From the Dean: Reimagining higher education

Categories: From the Dean

In my column from a few weeks ago, I mentioned that the North Dakota University System (NDUS), in conjunction with the State Board of Higher Education (SBHE), is planning to update its current strategic visioning document (called Envision 2030) to run through 2035. Envision 2035, as it is called, will be the blueprint for how […]