DSU to celebrate Research Day on Wednesday, March 27

Research Day is an annual celebration of scholarship and research by Dakota State University faculty and students and will be held Wednesday, March 27, and Thursday, March 28, in the Tunheim Classroom Building (TCB) on the DSU campus. The public is invited to attend the event.

The celebration will kick-off with a proposal development workshop by Dr. Eric Shulenberger, who is a biological oceanographer, attorney and businessman. His workshop, entitled “PROPOSALS:  Deep Strategy and Tactics – or, Brilliance is Not Enough” begins at 8:30 a.m. on Wednesday, March 27.  The workshop will focus on how proposals are researched, designed, and carefully crafted based on an in-depth understanding of the funding process. Dr. Shulenberger will discuss the two critical groups of people in selection and funding of proposals: program managers and reviewers. 

Dr. Shulenberger will provide the keynote address “The Joy of Proposals, or Why Do We Do This to Ourselves?” on Wednesday afternoon at 1:15 p.m. He will be followed by the Student Research Initiative and Faculty Research presentations.

Starting at 2:30 p.m., the presentations will be made by students who received a Student Research Initiative award; Amber Johnson, Jie Tao and Yanyan Shang.  Faculty who received a Faculty Research Initiative award and will be presenting are Nathan Edwards, Ashley Podhradsky, Amit Deokar, Yenling Chang/Jun Liu, Michael Gaylor, Cherie Noteboom, Shreelina Ghosh and Zixing Shen. 

A reception will follow the afternoon presentations at 4:30 p.m. 

On Thursday, March 28, a special presentation, “Research in Health Information Technology,” will be presented by Dr. Ann Fruhling, from the University of Nebraska – Omaha, at 10:30 a.m., with the location to be announced.

Last Updated: 3/25/13