Archive for May, 2018

Cooper Pallasch and Steven Kinney

Top guns

May 29, 2018

UND Aerospace home to top two best student pilots in the nation after national flight/safety competition

Foster credits her passion and motivation for her success as both an athlete and pilot. Since arriving at UND as a track and field walk-on, Foster has pursued a degree in commercial aviation as a helicopter pilot. Image courtesy of North Dakota Athletics

Student-athlete of the Month: Kyley Foster

May 29, 2018

Big Sky pole vaulting champion elevates her game on the filed and in her chopper as commercial aviation major

Psychology Department-Marketing Shoot. 
Psychology Students working in Northern Prairie Community Clinic with people acting as clients. Signed released for minors.

UND forensic psychology program best in country

May 29, 2018

College rankers continue to tout UND for its quality academics and affordability in online education

Go, car, go!

Go, car, go!

May 29, 2018

UND marketing students put their negotiating skills in the business sector and on the track with hand-built derby race cars

Andrew McLean

Telepsychiatry — making the connection

May 22, 2018

At UND’s School of Medicine & Health Sciences, new technology helps psychiatry residents expand services to rural western North Dakota

North Dakota’s four teams that received public recognition for the 2016-17 academic year included men's cross country, women's cross country, men's golf, and men’s track & field. UND has now earned similar recognition 21 times across nine different sports since 2010. Image courtesy of North Dakota Athletics

Head of the class

May 22, 2018

UND Fighting Hawks student-athletes continue to lead their Big Sky Conference peers in the classroom as much as they do on the field of play

Phil Gerla (front) and Carlos Alba (back) in the Sara Park slot canyon. Photo by Sidike Abudureyimu.

UND’s Gerla takes students back in time

May 22, 2018

Geology & Geological Engineering professor makes textbooks come alive with experiential learning in Mojave Desert

The three ILMH 14 day mission crew, from left to right: UND biomechanical engineering student Nelio Nascimento; mission commander and UND Space Studies grad student Prabhu Victor; and Michael Castro, MD, a physician from Florida and the mission’s medical officer. Juan Pedraza/UND image

Demystifying Mars without leaving home

May 22, 2018

UND ‘Mars’ explorers emerge from two-weeks in sealed habitat after latest mission to test long-duration stays on the Red Planet

Nachos for a cause

Nachos for a cause

May 22, 2018

UND sorority sisters raise money to put friendly faces in the court systems to assist children

Vice President for Research and Economic Development Grant McGimpsey has a plan for research excellence at UND but the hunt for external federal funding is challenging and highly competitive among the country’s research universities.  Photo by Jackie Lorentz/UND Today.

McGimpsey announces shift in career

May 15, 2018

UND VP for Research & Economic Development eyes retirement, says he’ll leave post in December

UND Marketing & Creative Services Web specialist Matt Schill conducts training on the new UND website for University employees. The new website is set to launch May 21. Photo by Tyler Ingham/UND Today.

New website launches May 21

May 15, 2018

Updated front door for UND targets prospective students, is mobile friendly and ‘visually stunning’

It was a day of achievements for the freshly minted second lieutenant. However, over the span of five years as a student-soldier in UND’s Army Reserve Officer Training Corps, there were days that either milestone could have been considered a longshot. Photo by Shawna Schill/UND Today.

Lieutenant, at last

May 15, 2018

UND ROTC cadet commander makes the grade after inauspicious beginning to military career

North Dakota Lt. Gov. Brent Sanford delivers the annual Frank Wenstrom Lecture recently. He used the occasion as an opportunity to tell his story of public service, one that’s interwoven in business, governance and family legacy. Photo by Connor Murphy/UND Today.

Brent Sanford details journey to serve

May 15, 2018

State’s 38th lieutenant governor and UND alum delivers annual Wenstrom Lecture after whirlwind day

Leaders in Action on center stage

Leaders in Action on center stage

May 15, 2018

More than 2,000 UND students were eligible to graduate at campus ceremonies last week and this past weekend. Check it out!

Collin Hanson, executive director for Evolve Grand Forks and a 2016 UND graduate, worked with a network of public and private partners to create the Main Street GF Challenge. The aim of the project is to empower younger community members to act on the visions they have for the Grand Forks community. Photo by Connor Murphy/UND Today.

Main Street GF — challenge accepted

May 10, 2018

‘Main Street GF Challenge’ answers governor’s call to action by recruiting next-gen innovators, other schools watching