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UND achieves ‘Tree Campus USA’ designation

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University honored this week by Arbor Day Foundation with 2020 Tree Campus Higher Education award “Nothing happens fast in the tree world,” as Jared Johnson, arborist at the University of North Dakota, likes to say. But even for Johnson and the other patient people who tend to UND’s trees, this week’s news – which has […]

UND student contest focuses on Big Data analysis

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The University of North Dakota Biology Club, a student organization, is hosting a Datathon contest March 26-31. The contest will use Big Data, analytical techniques, and teams to uncover new discoveries in public health. It is co-hosted by the UND Biology Club, Dakota Cancer Collaborative on Translational Activity (DaCCoTA), and the Sanford Research & Biostatistics […]

Celebrating National Small Business Development Center Day on March 17

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In these times of uncertainty, America’s Small Business Development Centers (SBDCs) across the country are celebrating in unison the success of our nation’s dreamers, innovators, and doers – America’s small businesses and their owners. The fifth annual SBDC Day will take place on Wednesday, March 17, 2021. This day unites the nearly 1,000 SBDCs across […]

UND’s March 22 Space Studies Colloquium features UND alum and NASA scientist Paul Abell

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The University of North Dakota’s Space Studies Colloquium on Monday, March 22, features Paul Abell, UND alumnus and NASA’s chief scientist for small body exploration science division, Johnson Space Center, Houston. He will present “Near-Earth Objects as Possible Destinations for Future Exploration.” It will be held from 5-7 Central Daylight Standard Time in an online […]

9th Annual North Dakota Government Procurement Fair to be conducted virtually March 31

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GRAND FORKS, N.D.  – The North Dakota Procurement Technical Assistance Center (ND PTAC), UND Center for Business Engagement & Development and the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA), are sponsoring the 9th Annual Government Procurement Fair. This year, the Procurement Fair will be held virtually on Wednesday, March 31, 2021, from 8 a.m.-4 p.m., CST. “Our annual […]

U.S. Poet Laureate, Marvel Comics writer among featured authors at UND Writers Conference March 24-26

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Note to media: Author photos are available: A U.S. Poet Laureate and a Marvel Comics writer who has penned Black Panther stories are among the featured authors at the 52nd annual University of North Dakota Writers Conference. Known for bringing premier authors to campus, the event will be held March 24-26 online. Founded in […]