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Geologist’s film projects vision of nation’s energy switch
WILLISTON, N.D. Scott Tinker holds a lot of titles as state geologist for Texas and director of an academic oil and gas research program. But his latest titles, narrator and co-producer for the ener...
12/5/13 at 11:02 PM N.D. spill website now live 12/4/13 at 7:55 PM
UPDATED: Pipeline leak spills 17,000 barrels of saltwater 11/26/13 at 8:15 PM
The Road to 21st Century Skills
By Fargo Public Schools Instructional Resources Director Jodell Teiken What knowledge and skills do students need to help them succeed in school and in life? Of course content knowledge is important;...
11/19/13 at 8:00 AM Glass Paper Project 2013 Fall Update - Part One 9/13/13 at 2:28 PM
The Glass Paper Project, Part III 10/8/12 at 8:16 AM
Raise the Roof...It's Maria from Eco Chic
I've been meaning for awhile to tell you some exciting news... Maria from Eco Chic Boutique will be at our Friday Night Event! You will have the opportunity to learn everything you need to kn...
9/2/13 at 12:35 PM
Invasion of the Lake Snatchers
Zebra mussels have apparently invaded the lake my grandparents' cabin is on. This is not good news, as the mussels are an invasive species famous for encrusting everything put into a lake, including ...
7/17/13 at 9:00 AM What Will You Do to Fight Silver Carp? 9/17/12 at 2:58 PM
Documenting a History of Weirdness 11/27/11 at 5:14 PM
Student Innovates Campus Greenhouse
Sustainability is put to use By Kristin Kirtz Thanks to senior Tyler Franklin, a biosciences and sustainability major, what was once an unproductive space on campus is now a great research tool. Fr...
6/4/13 at 1:42 PM “Air, Water, Land and Energy: Our Voice, Our Future Citizens Forum” 12/12/12 at 9:03 AM
Freedom Friday: Less Restrictive Environment, Inclusion, and Mainstreaming
There was a time when students with disabilities were segregated in schools from student who did not have a disability. In 1975, Public Law 94-142 was established by Congress. That law required that a...
4/26/13 at 7:37 AM
Service Recap 14 April 2013
A Religious Call for Climate Justice Global climate change is arguably one of the most pressing concerns of our time. The rise of atmospheric CO2 due to the burning of fossil fuels is causing signific...
4/14/13 at 10:32 PM
Celebrate Earth Day with these Newspaper Activities
Every day is Earth Day for people who care about the environment.But for one day each year, people all over the world join forces to call attention to the beauty of the Earth and the ways in which w...
4/10/13 at 8:18 AM
Learning on a grander 'SCALE'
The University of North Dakota Office of Instructional Development is tipping the "scales" when it comes to creative teaching and learning practices for its students. The University recently added ...
11/15/12 at 3:47 PM
We have our man for the job! Now let's get to work! Thoughts on the US Elections
What does it take to become the President of the United States? And what does it take to ensure that the man you voted for is elected to office? These are the questions I've been asking myself ever...
11/7/12 at 4:40 AM Annie's Kiosk Coming Soon to Schleswig Holstein 6/12/12 at 3:55 AM
Copenhagenization: The contagion that could change the way we think of bicycles 10/24/11 at 9:17 AM
Climate change? That's so five minutes ago
If you watched the last few presidential elections closely and then went into a cave or a coma for the past few years before emerging to witness the last two presidential debates, you'd probably won...
10/17/12 at 9:06 AM VoteVets group goes after Thune 2/9/10 at 3:59 AM
The political perils of tree-cutting on the plains 12/22/09 at 11:29 AM
Lottery Scratch-offs Part 2: Stating the Obvious
Part 1 was aboutthe interesting psychology that gambling brings out in people. We also looked at those$30 scratch-offs and the mixed feelings that come with buying those things. But while people have...
9/12/12 at 9:52 AM Problem-solvers vs. Doomsdayers 6/22/12 at 10:11 AM
For sale: North Dakota's way of life.
I can barely stomach news about Western North Dakota these days. Every day it is something - either in the local or national news; unfortunately, it is so rarely good news. The infrastructure cannot s...
6/10/12 at 8:31 PM
DIVERSION DISCUSSION: Dam in Drayton, N.D., will mitigate fish passage limitations
FARGO One feature of the Red River diversion project isnt remotely close to Fargo-Moorhead. About 210 river miles north on the Red, F-M taxpayer dollars will help fund modifications to the dam near ...
5/13/12 at 7:01 AM Minn. environmental study moves forward 2/10/12 at 9:44 AM
Reusing Scrubs to Make New Purses & Aprons
Reusing & Recycling! HERO volunteer, Audrey, has been busy remaking old scrubs into new purses and aprons! She began by creating walker bags, and has since ventured into slouch bags and aprons. H...
5/9/12 at 1:52 PM Getting Ready For Clean Up Week? Donate to HERO! 5/9/12 at 1:50 PM
HERO Celebrates Earth Day Every Day! 4/23/12 at 9:39 AM