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HIGHER EDUCATION NOTEBOOK: UND president to give State of University address

October 29, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

UND President Robert Kelley will give his annual State of the University address at 3:30 p.m. Tuesday (Oct. 30) in the Gransberg room at the Gorecki Alumni Center. Continue Reading

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New EERC Tech Means Lower Energy Costs, Cleaner Fuel

April 11, 2012 in WDAZ

GRAND FORKS (WDAZ-TV) – New technology at UND will help some U.S. companies lower energy costs and provide clean alternate fuel sources. A ceremony at the Energy and Environmental Research Center had State, City and University leaders learning more about this new technology. Continue Reading

EERC works toward goal of clean coal at less cost

April 10, 2012 in The Dickinson Press

GRAND FORKS Housed inside a demonstration facility at University of North Dakota’s Energy and Environmental Research Center is a new way to better use an abundant resource: coal. Continue Reading

Grand Forks lunch event to look at local impact of EERC

January 17, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

The Grand Forks Republicans will host Energy and Environmental Research Center Director Gerald Groenewold at the group’s politics and lunch event Wednesday. Continue Reading

Conrad outlines bipartisan work to craft new energy plan

April 19, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

14 senators meeting to develop plan to reduce America’s foreign oil dependenceConrad said it will take a bipartisan approach and willingness to compromise to solve two of the country’s biggest issues: getting a handle on the growing debt and reducing America’s dependence on foreign oil. Continue Reading

EERC aims to turn waste to fuel at landfill

March 1, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

UND is asking the Grand Forks city landfill to participate in a bit a waste-to-energy project.
If the City Council agrees, the university would use a specially equipped trailer to turn wood waste, grass and cardboard into methanol, or wood alcohol, said John Hurley, a senior researcher with the Energy and Environmental Research Center. Continue Reading

Bill to restrict UND use of old Engelstad Arena site defeated in N.D. House

February 4, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

North Dakota’s House has resolved a property dispute involving the University of North Dakota’s Energy and Environmental Research Center. Continue Reading&

OUR OPINION: Don’t undercut UND president’s authority

January 23, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

For all matters UND, the university president must remain at the pyramid’s top. Continue Reading

Bill would allow EERC to block nearby UND campus development

January 18, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

A bill in the North Dakota Legislature would give the director of the University of North Dakota’s Energy and Environmental Research Center the power to block development of nearby property. Continue Reading