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April, 2021

North Dakota Small Business Development Centers celebrate 35th Anniversary

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GRAND FORKS, N.D. — 2021 marks 35 years since the inception of the North Dakota Small Business Development Centers program (ND SBDC). For 35 years, the network’s credentialed advisors have been empowering North Dakota’s small businesses and entrepreneurs to thrive. The program provides customized guidance and resources that help owners and entrepreneurs achieve their goals […]

Retired UND civil engineering prof pens textbook on structural stability

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Sukhvarsh Jerath, UND professor emeritus of civil engineering, has written a graduate level textbook on structural engineering and structural mechanics. Jerath spent more than a decade penning Structural Stability Theory and Practice: Buckling of Columns, Beams, Plates, and Shells, which was published by John Wiley, a major engineering book publishers. It is written in both U.S. and […]

UND biology professor Bill Sheridan receives lifetime achievement award for research on corn genetics

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William “Bill” Sheridan, longtime UND Biology professor and prolific researcher in corn genetics, will receive the 2021 R. Emerson Lifetime Maize Genetics Award from the Maize Genetics Cooperation.   Sheridan, Chester Fritz Distinguished Professor of Biology, has been a faculty member at the University of North Dakota since 1975, and is well-known for his expertise […]