“I think it’s a really good opportunity to meet these people.It’s pretty rare to find representatives of different agencies in one room who are willing to talk to people as a group and individually.” “This is a great opportunity to get together, learn from experts, and learn about resources available for social and rural communities,” said Grant Mc Gimpsey, vice president for research and economic development, as he welcomed the participants. We immediately started implementing our plan.” He explained that one of the goals is discovery, which includes research, scholarship and creative activities.Similar to “speed dating,” it allowed researchers to interact and visit with representatives about their particular research. Equally rare was hearing directly how agencies help rural communities and the types of research and education they help fund.A panel discussion allowed participants to learn even more about submitting proposals.“I’ve been involved in a lot of strategic plans,” Mc Gimpsey continued. There are five grand challenges within that goal, he added, and one of them is to meet the health and social challenges of rural communities.“This is aligned with UND’s strengths,” said Mc Gimpsey.
“It identified funding streams and began collaborations.
Women were more attracted to men higher in dispositional mindfulness, beyond the effects of physical attractiveness.
Men were more attracted to women who were more physically attractive, but female mindfulness did not influence male initial attraction.
Essentially, a session of heterosexual speed dating involves a group of women sitting around in a circle and a group of men who rotate around them.
Everyone gets a chance to meet (and flirt); and successful pairings are given contact info to try their luck in the "real world."Speed dating is useful for obvious reasons, like sharing horror stories about inappropriate participants.