Archive for November, 2018

Abby Fisher (left), a first-year graduate student in speech-language pathology, sees five clients at the Northern Prairie Community Clinic as part of her supervised practicum this semester. Photo by Dima Williams/UND Today.

Putting on a clinic

November 29, 2018 at

Columbia Hall-based healthcare center excels at educating leaders while serving public need

Q&A: Catching up with Michael Halstenson

Q&A: Catching up with Michael Halstenson

November 29, 2018 at

How do you get to Carnegie Hall? Alum and accomplished composer says UND’s not a bad place to start

Jonathon Nord, a graduate student from the University of North Dakota, won this year’s national Pi Alpha Alpha Master’s Student Manuscript of the Year Award from the Washington, D.C.-based Network of Schools of Public Policy, Affairs, and Administration (NASPAA).

Nord’s winning thesis is titled “Diffusion of Ideas in UAS [unmanned aircraft systems] Regulation.” Image courtesy of Juan Pedraza.

Top of the pack

November 29, 2018 at

UND grad student wins national manuscript of the year with paper on evolving UAS regulations

Spirit of Thanksgiving

Spirit of Thanksgiving

November 29, 2018 at

Local Rotary Club treats UND international students to a slice of holiday Americana

The University of North Dakota has decided to reopen the long-time nine-hole course and driving range, immediately south of the main campus, as a multiuse activity area that will host public recreational golf, some UND Athletics events and a bold new proposal for autonomous systems research, education and training, as early as the fall of 2019.

Ray Richards Golf Course to reopen in 2019

November 27, 2018 at

Vast green space set for comeback as multiuse recreational and drone-activity hub

It’s part of a planned campus renaissance. The University is also working with alumni, private donors and other funding sources to build a new College of Business & Public Administration, renovate the Chester Fritz Library and Stone House, and add to the High Performance Center.

Leaving a legacy

November 27, 2018 at

UND students vote to fund new Memorial Union on campus as early as 2021

New union gets go-ahead

New union gets go-ahead

November 27, 2018 at

On Nov. 18, UND students voted to fund brand-new Memorial Union, check out what’s in store

Rise above

Rise above

November 27, 2018 at

The RIAS (rhymes with “Rise”) making UND a leading destination for cutting edge autonomous technology

Since that time, UND’s administration has received a number of queries from faculty and staff members about a new VSIP at UND. Today’s announcement serves as UND’s intention to provide that opportunity to tenured faculty and staff members, effective Monday, ¬Dec. 3, 2018. The application period will end at 4:30 p.m. Central Standard Time, on Tuesday, Jan. 15, 2019. UND archival photo.

UND to offer renewed faculty and staff voluntary separation incentives

November 20, 2018 at

New program is a response to employee requests and not tied to budgetary concerns

Participants in the Near-Space Balloon Competition, representing 10 different schools around the state, launch payloads on the tail of a high-altitude balloon, Saturday. It’s the culmination of months-long projects conducted by middle and high schools with the assistance of North Dakota Space Grant Consortium, who are based at UND. Two balloons carried student-made experiments almost 20 miles into the sky, past 99% of Earth’s atmosphere. Image courtesy of North Dakota Space Grant Consortium.

Science 20 miles high

November 20, 2018 at

UND hosts North Dakota Space Grant’s 8th annual Near-Space Balloon Competition for scientific youth

Tim Leonard (left), vice president of flight operations for FedEx Express, helps hold a $500,000 check awarded to UND through the FedEx Purple Runway Aviation Scholarship Program. UND is one of seven schools receiving funding to help students earn flight instruction ratings over the next five years. Also pictured, from left to right, are Aviation Department Chair Jim Higgins, Associate Dean Elizabeth Bjerke, Director of Aviation Industry Relations Kent Lovelace, Dean Paul Lindseth and Vice President of Development, Leadership Gifts Dan Muus. Photo by Connor Murphy/UND Today.

High standards hallmark pact with FedEx Express

November 20, 2018 at

Student-pilot scholarship program supports future flight instructors at nation’s top aviation schools

All eyes on China

All eyes on China

November 20, 2018 at

UND’s latest Eye of the Hawk lecturer Hal Brands talks global affairs and the ‘Red Dragon’ of Asia

The way North: UND faculty teach in Norway

The way North: UND faculty teach in Norway

November 15, 2018 at

Two UND professors are to spend spring semester teaching, learning and exploring at the American College of Norway

Mark Chipman, executive chairman of True North Sports and Entertainment, earned bachelor's and law degrees at UND. Photo courtesy of UND Alumni Foundation & Association.

Q&A: Catching up with Mark Chipman

November 15, 2018 at

Prominent UND alum Mark Chipman relays his life trajectory from playing collegiate football to owning a professional hockey team

Hot and cold

Hot and cold

November 15, 2018 at

UND biologist’s research of snapping turtles could yield far-reaching implications