Building a better forecast in ‘Blizzard Alley’

Building a better forecast in ‘Blizzard Alley’

UND Atmospheric Scientist Aaron Kennedy seeks answers to the chilling mysteries of winter storms Aaron Kennedy, UND associate professor of atmospheric sciences, braves subzero temperatures to perform maintenance on weather instruments at the Oakville Field Station west of Grand Forks, N.D. […]

Leader of newly formed Space Force visits UND

Leader of newly formed Space Force visits UND

Gen. John Raymond made his first public visit since the formation of the U.S. Space Force at the invitation of Sen. Kevin Cramer Gen. John W. “Jay” Raymond (center) took part in a brief walking tour of UND Aerospace’s facilities during […]

Blue Origin rocket takes UND students’ experiment into space

Blue Origin rocket takes UND students’ experiment into space

Knowledge gained about bioluminescence in microgravity will complement ongoing research Blue Origin’s rocket, named “New Shepard” for astronaut Alan Shepard, launched Dec. 11 in Texas. The suborbital, reusable rocket is designed to send payloads past the boundary of space. UND Space […]

UND grad makes most of his UAS degree

UND grad makes most of his UAS degree

Brett Whalin, UND Class of 2011: ‘When I was hired, it was because they were impressed with my resume’ In 2009, UND was the first university of offer a degree in Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) Operations. In 2011, the first UND […]

UAS degree program reaches 10-year anniversary

UAS degree program reaches 10-year anniversary

UND Aerospace has 225 UAS graduates since program launch in 2009 Since the John D. Odegard School of Aerospace Sciences launched its UAS operation degree program 10 years ago, there have been 225 graduates. Currently, there are 159 students majoring in […]

‘Excellence in Flight,’ together

‘Excellence in Flight,’ together

Korean Air signs partnership agreement to open career path for UND student pilots During a joint signing on Monday morning, Byung Il Yoon, vice president of Korean Air’s Flight Crew Training Center (left) and Paul Lindseth, dean of the John D. […]

UAS company heading to North Dakota

UAS company heading to North Dakota

UND Center for Innovation collaborative effort helps open the door Mobile Recon Systems, manufacturer of the Dauntless heavy lift quadcopter, is bringing its operations from Lexignton, Ky., to Grand Forks, N.D., with the help of UND’s Center for Innovation. The Dauntless […]

Pathway partnerships create careers for UND’s aspiring pilots

Pathway partnerships create careers for UND’s aspiring pilots

With 17 “Pathway” programs on campus, aviation industry vies for competent, qualified pilots amid shortage The hiring market for pilots is reaching all-time highs amid a global shortage. As a leading flight school, UND is seeing an increased amount of partnerships […]

UAS training gets seal of approval

UAS training gets seal of approval

UND Aerospace plans to take its ASTM International certified UAS training to industry Paul Snyder, director of the UND Aerospace UAS Program, shows the school’s UAS capabilities to a a group of visitors. Snyder is a member of the ASTM International […]

Weathering the storm in the name of research

Weathering the storm in the name of research

UND atmospheric scientists gain unique perspectives by flying deep into Florida’s coastal tempests in search of data Aboard a specialized Cessna Citation II Research Aircraft, UND researchers flew recently into coastal thunderstorms, collecting atmospheric data. The research was conducted on behalf […]