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NASA Seeks Solar System Ambassadors from North Dakota (Deadline 9/30/17)

By robertpawloski In standard20th September, 2017

The Solar System Ambassadors Program is a public engagement effort that works with motivated volunteers across the nation to communicate the science and excitement of NASA’s space exploration missions and discoveries in their communities. The program — which started in 1997 — currently consists of 730 ambassadors who conduct approximately 2,400 annual events that ,reach about 500,000


Aug-Sept 2017 Issue of ‘STEAM: STRATEGIES THAT ENGAGE ALL MINDS’ Available for Download

By robertpawloski In standard11th September, 2017

Click the following to download a PDF of current issue: Aug-Sept 2017 Issue of ND DPI’s ‘STEAM: STRATEGIES THAT ENGAGE ALL MINDS’ If you are interested in sharing YOUR STEAM educational activities, please contact Beth Larson-Steckler.


UND R-Cool-Health Scrubs Camp Grant Seeks Additional Rural Communities. Up to $2.5K to Increase Awareness, Interest, and Understanding of Health Careers, Grades 5-12 (DUE 11/2/17).

By robertpawloski In standard1st September, 2017

PROJECT DESCRIPTION: The Rural Collaborative Opportunities for Occupational Learning in Health (R‐COOL‐Health) Scrubs Camp is an exciting program supported by the Center for Rural Health (CRH) at The University of North Dakota School of Medicine and Health Sciences and the North Dakota Area Health Education Centers focused on rural students in grades 5‐12. The overall


2017-18 RFP: Regional STEM Days for Students (DUE 12/29/17)

By robertpawloski In standard13th July, 2017

Request for Proposals North Dakota STEM Network Title: Regional STEM Days for Students (Click here to download as PDF) Goal/Purpose: To encourage educational entities and business/industry partners to participate in STEM activities/projects for K-12 students within each of the five designated ND STEM Network Regions (see Map). Eligible Recipients: K-12 districts, Area Career and Technology Centers,


April/May 2017 Issue of ‘STEAM: STRATEGIES THAT ENGAGE ALL MINDS’ Available for Download

By robertpawloski In standard20th April, 2017

STEAM: STRATEGIES THAT ENGAGE ALL MINDS April-May2017 In order to capture the numerous exciting innovative initiatives and activities at both a state level and a local level, the STEAM newsletter (originally Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Mathematics) is officially changing to STEAM: Strategies that Engage All Minds. The newsletter will continue to focus on the


ND DPI Makes Screenings of “Most Likely to Succeed” Available at NO COST to Schools, Districts, Communities, Organizations

By robertpawloski In standard16th January, 2017

Consider hosting a screening of MLTS, or be on a panel/share video of your innovative practices at ND STEAM 2017. If your school, district or group is interested in hosting a screening of Most Likely to Succeed at no cost, please contact Beth Larson-Steckler at (701)328-3544 or Shauna Greff at (701)328-2958. Contact NDDPI to alert


Minnesota’s GetSTEM

By robertpawloski In standard16th January, 2017

Consider Asks & Offers at Minnesota’s GetSTEM:


Local UAS summit grows with industry

By robertpawloski In standard1st October, 2015

By: Brandi Jewett, Forum News Service Delore Zimmerman can’t predict exactly where the unmanned aircraft systems industry is going, but he can tell you where it’s been. Zimmerman is the executive director of the Red River Valley Research Corridor, the organization that has held the annual UAS Summit & Expo in Grand Forks since its


OUR OPINION: The humble origins of UAS in Grand Forks

By robertpawloski In standard24th September, 2015

By Tom Dennis on Sep 21, 2015 at 5:00 a.m. If you read David McCullough’s new book, “The Wright Brothers,” and you marveled at its tale of the bike mechanics from Dayton, Ohio, who changed the course of history, maybe you closed the book feeling depressed. After all, America in 2015 is a lot different


UND miniature satellite approved by NASA for spring launch

By robertpawloski In standard16th July, 2015

July 15, 2015 10:40 am  •  DAVE KOLPACK Associated Press Jeremy Straub, a computer science Ph.D. candidate who is coordinating the CubeSat project at the University of North Dakota, holds one completed CubeSat and one starting to be built in Grand Forks. Enlarge Photo FARGO — A miniature satellite that University of North Dakota students