Diversity

This page highlights the CSMS activities that have supported the Diversity project element of the ND EPSCoR grant
that currently funds CSMS.

Year 1 (August 2014 – July 2015)

  • CSMS-related lesson ‘Reactions With Light’ taught during the 2014-2015 Sunday Academy program
  • Two female graduate students from CSMS, R. Raghunathan and K. Kalliokoski, helped teach
    the ‘Reactions With Light’ lesson with Postdoc R. Krishnan at the five Tribal Colleges in North Dakota
  • Audrey LaVallie, Chemistry Instructor at Turtle Mountain Community College, was a CSMS faculty researcher
  • Dr. Erika Offerdahl, NDSU instructor in Biological Sciences, was a CSMS faculty researcher until July 2015

Year 2 (August 2015 – July 2016)

  • CSMS-related lesson ‘Purification of Water with Biobased Materials’ taught during the 2015-2016
    Sunday Academy program
  • Female graduate student A. Iyer helped teach the ‘Purification of Water with Biobased Materials’ lesson
    with graduate student A. Clay at the five Tribal Colleges in North Dakota
  • CSMS-related lesson ‘Engineered Composite Building Products’ taught during the 2015-2016
    Sunday Academy program
  • Audrey LaVallie, Chemistry Instructor at Turtle Mountain Community College, was a CSMS faculty researcher
    until August 2016 when she became a graduate student at the University of North Dakota
  • Dr. Alena Kubátová, Chemistry Professor at the University of North Dakota, joined as a CSMS faculty
    researcher in May 2016

Year 3 (August 2016 – July 2017)

  • CSMS-related lesson ‘Bio-based Materials’ taught during the 2016-2017 Sunday Academy program
  • Dr. Alena Kubátová, Chemistry Professor at the University of North Dakota, is a CSMS faculty researcher