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Haese presents research at National Biological Honor Society convention

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Nicole Haese, a first-year graduate student in the Department of Microbiology and Immunology at the University of North Dakota School of Medicine and Health Sciences, is presenting research at the Biennial National Beta Beta Beta Convention in Durango, Colorado through May 23. As an undergraduate at Saint Mary’s University in Winona, Minn., Haese was invited […]

Laurel Reuter named juror for Smithsonian Exhibition

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North Dakota Museum of Art Director Laurel Reuter was one of three jurors invited to select the work for a groundbreaking exhibition of contemporary art by artists with disabilities. Revealing Culture features more than 130 works of art in a broad range of media—including installations, video, performance, painting, sculpture, and printmaking—showcasing 55 artists chosen from […]

Sharon Wilsnack wins Extraordinary Woman Award

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Sharon Wilsnack, neuroscience, a widely recognized authority on alcoholism and other substance abuse, was recently honored by the Women’s Fund with its “Extraordinary Woman” award. The Women’s Fund is an endowment of the Community Foundation of Grand Forks. Wilsnack and her husband Richard, a sociologist, form a team that’s been working on alcoholism and related […]

Sandra Donaldson in London for book launch

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Sandra Donaldson, one of the world’s top scholars of Elizabeth Barrett Browning, is set for a London launch of her latest book about the world-famous poet. The book—Works of Elizabeth Barrett Browning—was published in five volumes earlier this year by London-based Pickering and Chatto. The company is a top world publisher of critical editions of […]

UND undergrad wins national research fellowship

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Mariaha Lyons, a junior undergraduate student at UND, was recently awarded a 2010 Undergraduate Summer Research Fellowship. This is a competitive national award from The American Physiological Society, which gives Lyons hands-on research experience in the lab of an established investigator where she will learn to develop a hypothesis, design and troubleshoot experiments, collect and […]

George Bibel explains his recent book to Lockheed Martin

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Professor George Bibel, Mechanical Engineering, was invited by Lockheed Martin to give a talk about his recent book “Beyond the Black Box: The Forensics of Airplane Crashes” at a meeting of the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA) in Atlanta, Ga., in April. Bibel has received similar invitations from General Electric, Northrop Grumman, Gulfstream […]

UND first-year medical students earn national research positions

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Marissa Brown, Ashok Jethwa and Joshua Pohlman, first-year medical students at the UND School of Medicine and Health Sciences, have been selected to conduct student research under the direction of established scientists at nationally recognized medical centers this summer. Marissa Brown from Scranton, N.D., will participate in the Foundation for Anesthesia Education and Research Fellowship […]

DeMers recognized for outstanding service by the Association of American Medical Colleges

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Judy DeMers, associate dean for student affairs and admissions at the School of Medicine and Health Sciences, was awarded the Central Group Outstanding Service Award at the national meeting of the Group on Student Affairs of the Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC). DeMers received the award at the meeting in Austin, Texas, on April […]

Rudd named to ND Athletic Trainers Hall of Fame

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Jim Rudd, assistant professor in the Division of Sports Medicine at the School of Medicine and Health Sciences, has been named to the North Dakota Athletic Trainers Association Hall of Fame. The award was presented at the 2010 NDATA symposium and meeting in Minot.  Rudd has worked in the Division of Sports Medicine since 1989. […]

UND professor elected secretary of Rural Sociological Society

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Curtis W. Stofferahn, professor of Sociology, has been elected to a three year term as secretary of the Rural Sociological Society (RSS). Stofferahn previously served as an elected member of the RSS Council, has been chair and vice chair of the RSS Professional Communications Committee, and has served on the membership, editorial, development and 75th […]

UND sociologist Curt Stofferahn named secretary of Rural Sociological Society

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Curtis W. Stofferahn, professor in Department of Sociology—part of the College of Arts and Science—has been elected to a three year term as secretary of the Rural Sociological Society (RSS). Stofferahn previously served as an elected member of the RSS Council, has been chair and vice chair of the RSS Professional Communications Committee, and has […]

UND senior garners Congress-Bundestag Fellowship

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UND senior and Valley City native Colin Preszler has been awarded a 2010 Congress-Bundestag Fellowship. Preszler will join 75 other awardees in the Congress-Bundestag Youth Exchange for Young Professionals, a yearlong federally funded program for study and work in Germany. About 650 applicants from colleges and universities around the country were screened in this competitive […]

Stauffenecker receives award

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Cheryl Stauffenecker, clinical instructor, at the University of North Dakota College of Nursing, is the 2010 recipient of the Florence Nightingale Phenomenal Woman Award. The award, sponsored by the UND Multicultural Student Services Center, is one of 11 awards given annually. Each award is named after a phenomenal woman in history. Stauffenecker was nominated by […]

Alexandra Hagen named UND Student Employee of the Year

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Alexandra Hagen, a UND senior from Glenwood, Minn., has been named the University of North Dakota Student Employee of the Year. The Student Employee of the Year is a program sponsored by the National Student Employment Association. Hagen has worked three and-a-half years as a clerical assistant for Disability Services for Students and is seeking […]