14 Laid Off From North Dakota State U Science Center After Loss Of Federal Funding

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Monday, January 23, 2012

A loss in federal funding has forced North Dakota State University to lay off 14 employees of the Center for Nanoscale Science and Engineering.

Vice president Phil Boudjouk tells The Forum that those affected are being notified Thursday that their jobs are being eliminated.

Boudjouk says the departure dates for the employees varies from two weeks to three months, depending on their jobs and transition of projects.

More than 40 researchers will continue working for the center.

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