HIGHER EDUCATION NOTEBOOK: UND to co-host GIS conference
UND to co-host GIS conference UND, the UND Geography Department, the state of North Dakota and the U.S. Geological Survey will co-host the North Dakota GIS Users Conference Tuesday through Thursday in the Alerus Center in Grand Forks. The confere...
UND to co-host GIS conference
UND, the UND Geography Department, the state of North Dakota and the U.S. Geological Survey will co-host the North Dakota GIS Users Conference Tuesday through Thursday in the Alerus Center in Grand Forks.
The conference will bring together professionals, researchers, educators and students who are interested in geographic information systems and their applications.
The keynote speaker will be Brian Vanderbilt from Farm Service Agency's Aerial Photography Field Office. He will speak on the National Agricultural Imagery Program.
For more information, visit www.und.nodak.edu/org/urg/index.htm.
UND to kick off theatre arts season
UND will open the 2011-2012 theatre arts season Tuesday with the play "Time Stands Still."
The play, by Donald Margulies, tackles the question of whether it's best to follow a career path or to follow your heart and is set against America's current wars overseas.
The play will run through Saturday in the Burtness Lab Theatre with showings at 7:30 p.m. General admission tickets are $10 for adults and $5 for students.
For more information, call (701) 777-2587.
NCTC to bring health simulator to EGF high school
Northland Community and Technical College is teaming up with HealthForce to host a mobile health simulator at East Grand Forks High School this week.
The simulator will be at the high school Friday. It was at the high school in Thief River Falls last week and will be in Crookston later this year.
The event was made possible by a grant through HealthForce, a Minnesota State Colleges and Universities health care Center of Excellence.
UMC to hold horse owner education program
The University of Minnesota-Crookston will host a horse owner education program next month.
The program will be held from 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Nov. 12 at the University Teaching and Outreach Center.
The event is recommended for ages 13 and up, but is open to all. It is designed to assist current horse owners as well as those interested in owning a horse.
Registration is required by Wednesday, Nov. 9; there is a $25 fee. For more information or to register, call (800) 876-8636 or log on to www.regonline.com/FallRegionalHorse.