|Retirement reception honoring George Seielstad is May 14|
All are welcome to attend a retirement reception in honor of George Seielstad, Thursday, May 14, from 2 to 4 p.m. at the North Dakota Museum of Art. Please join us. George Seielstad has served UND since 1993. He developed the Upper Midwest Aerospace Consortium (UMAC), a major research collaboration dedicated to delivering benefits to society derived from Earth observing, including the Agricultural Camera (AgCam). Seielstad served as director of the Northern Great Plains Center for People and the Environment, principal investigator of the National Suborbital Education and Research Center (NSERC), and Oliver Benediktson Professor of Astrophysics. Before coming to UND, he had an active career as a radio astronomer, first at the California Institute of Technology's Owens Valley Radio Observatory, then at the National Radio Astronomy Observatory in Green Bank, W.Va., where he was Site Director.
-- Karen Katrinak, Science Analyst, Center for People & Environment, firstname.lastname@example.org, 777-2482