Archive for June, 2018

UND Associate History Professor Cynthia Prescott has spent years creating walking tours and gathering information about pioneer monuments, She  is now sharing her work via an app, web site and forthcoming book.

Monumental task

June 26, 2018 at

UND professor’s new project brings America’s stone and bronzed history to life across the West

UND alum Greg Shega and wife, Amy, recently established a $1 million gift in their will to assist American Indian students at UND fulfill their dreams of attaining higher education degrees. Image courtesy of Greg and Amy Shega.

Maximum impact

June 26, 2018 at

Alum’s $1-million gift makes education attainable for tomorrow’s American Indian leaders

(Left to right) )Robert Kunze, Brennan Granger, Steve Martin, Sanford Fogg and Tom Zeidlik stand behind the ACES II ejection seat donated by retired Air Force Lt. Col. Stephen Granger with the help of his son, Brennan. Granger was allowed to keep the seat after it saved his life in 2005, which he eventually passed to Brennan when he came to UND. Photo by Connor Murphy/UND Today.

‘Thrust you can trust’

June 26, 2018 at

UND Aerospace’s one-of-a-kind gift — an F-16 jet’s ejection seat that saved life of student’s father

There are 27,000 miles of pipeline in North Dakota, most of them “gathering pipelines” that bring oil to a central spot. iPIPE, the Intelligent Pipeline Integrity Program, a consortium of oil companies and the EERC, is a program that selects and tests new technology to detect and prevent pipeline links. Image courtesy of EERC.

iPIPE: Taking a bite out of leaks

June 25, 2018 at

UND’s EERC uses ‘Shark Tank’-like approach in search of emergent technologies to reduce pipeline spills

Heard any good jokes lately?

Heard any good jokes lately?

June 25, 2018 at

UND’s Jacob Notermann has, but you might want to save your knee-slappers ’til Sunday — International Joke Day

UND Provost Tom DiLorenzo (left) and Evolve Grand Forks’ Executive Director Collin Hanson (right) presented certificates to the challenge winners in attendance of June 13’s Main Street GF Challenge launch. The ceremony recognized the student winners and their ideas for enhancing the community. Photo by Connor Murphy/UND Today.

Time to ‘evolve’ Grand Forks

June 19, 2018 at

Launch of UND-partnered Main Street GF Challenge brings students and community leaders together

From left to right: UND Assistant Chief Flight Instructor and coach Erin Roesler, Monique McAnnally, Dakotah Osborn, and Jenna Annable stand in front of ‘Evelyn’, the Piper Archer aircraft they will use in 2018’s Air Race Classic. Missing from the group photo is Emily Hartley, the team’s ground coordinator, as she was completing her certification as a UND flight instructor. Photo by Connor Murphy/UND Today.

Representing with flying colors

June 19, 2018 at

UND’s newest team of women aviators ready to take on the field in 2,400-mile Air Race Classic

Don Warne (right) and Joshua Wynne, dean of the UND School of Medicine & Health Sciences, stand together as Warne is welcomed as the new director of Indians into Medicine (INMED). Image courtesy of Wanda Weber/School of Medicine & Health Sciences.

Building a flock of healers

June 19, 2018 at

New INMED head focuses on health challenges

Grad Crash

UND’s Grad Party Crashers

June 19, 2018 at

UND’s Office of Admissions travels the region to surprise Class of ’22 students on graduation day

Widening the vision

Widening the vision

June 12, 2018 at

Joint UND-NDSU program introduces tribal college students to the world of STEM opportunities


Two more hoist Lord Stanley’s cup

June 12, 2018 at

T.J. Oshie and Shane Gersich make it 15 UND hockey alums to reach NHL’s pinnacle moment

United Airlines/UND Career Pathway Program

United we fly

June 12, 2018 at

New pact provides defined steps for UND students to get waiting jobs at major airline, regional partners

Higher Education Committee

Funding research in tight times

June 12, 2018 at

Research dollars will benefit all of North Dakota, University system officials tell legislators

Jacob Notterman

Gift for gab

June 12, 2018 at

Poly/sci and comm double major with passion for broadcasting finishes in three years


On the right track

June 7, 2018 at

New online and face-to-face graduate accountancy degrees in high demand