Research program to study dust impacts in Bakken
President Bresciani has made $350,000 available for NDSU research projects focused on studying road dust issues in western North Dakota over the next two years. Upon proposal review, projects selected for funding will include opportunities for NDSU undergraduate and graduate students to participate in and contribute to this research. The proposed projects will engage students in research that can help benefit communities in the Bakken.
NDSU establishes American Indian Public Health Resource Center
NDSU established a public health resource center for American Indians in North Dakota and the upper Midwest. The Leona M. and Harry B. Helmsley Charitable Trust provided a three-year grant of more than $1.4 million and the North Dakota Higher Education Challenge Fund provided a match of more than $720,000. The center will address inequalities in American Indian health status.
ND EPSCoR provides research funding
NDSU and UND are collaborating on new research centers studying Sustainable Materials Science and Regional Climate. They are among many programs funded by a $20 million National Science Foundation competitive grant and state funding to the North Dakota Experimental Program to Stimulate Competitive Research (ND EPSCoR). The NDUS program supports research and education programs for Tribal Colleges, undergraduate and graduate institutions, and students and faculty across North Dakota.