Archive for August, 2019

This year's first-day enrollment total was at 13,372, with a freshman class continuing the upward trend in incoming GPA. Since the institution of the One UND Strategic Plan, the number has increased each year. Photo by Mike Hess/UND Today.

First class

August 29, 2019 at

UND enrolls most academically prepared and diverse freshman class

DeAnna Carlson Zink holds a cape bearing the phrase "UND Hero," honoring those who helped break records for fundraising at the UND Alumni Association & Foundation. Image: YouTube screenshot.

Dreams fulfilled and more envisioned

August 29, 2019 at

UND Alumni Association & Foundation shares record-breaking success and future vision at annual address

Nick Flom, executive director of the Northern Plains UAS Test Site, moderates a panel on breakthroughs in unmanned aircraft integration. Martha Christie (center), FAA program manager, and Terri Zimmerman, Botlink CEO, were two of the panelists during the UAS Summit & Expo in Grand Forks this week. Photo by Patrick C. Miller/UND Today.

UAS technology gaining momentum

August 29, 2019 at

UND recognized for progress in UAS integration during UAS Summit & Expo

Space talk

Space talk

August 29, 2019 at

UND, ND Space Grant hosts video chat between girls’ STEM camp and NASA astronaut in space

UND's Class of 2023. Photo by Shawna Schill/UND Today.

Class in session

August 27, 2019 at

After hard work of moving in, UND students and parents moved out for fun, food and friendship of Welcome Weekend 2019

Welcome aboard

Welcome aboard

August 27, 2019 at

Flagship campus welcomes new ‘crew’ at New Faculty Orientation

State-of-the-art computer models of the supercell thunderstorms that spawn the largest and most destructive tornadoes have atmospheric scientists questioning the concept of how tornadoes form. Photo courtesy of UND Atmospheric Sciences.

A new paradigm for forecasting tornadoes

August 27, 2019 at

UND atmospheric scientist Catherine Finley collaborates on groundbreaking tornado research

UND students, faculty and staff can use the new bike share program for half-price, just $30 per year.

A Grand Ride

August 27, 2019 at

New bike share program is half-price for U community members

Video: UND Welcome Weekend 2019

Video: UND Welcome Weekend 2019

August 27, 2019 at

Over jam-packed weekend, UND welcomed Class of 2023 to campus

Theodore Roosevelt National Park offered ample opportunities for photos. Photo by Dima Williams/UND Today.

Life in the ‘vast’ lane

August 22, 2019 at

UND bus tour introduces new faculty, administrators to North Dakota One summer day back in 2005, when Joshua Wynne wasRead More

UND's Energy & Environmental Research Center is seeking funding from the U.S. Department of Energy to continue Project Tundra, a carbon capture and storage technology project for coal-fired power plants. Photo courtesy of EERC.

Research with global impact

August 22, 2019 at

Sen. John Hoeven brings high-level DOE officials to UND EERC to discuss research projects

Bee Innovative, an Australian company, brought its precision pollination technology to North Dakota last to test it on sunflowers in collaboration with UND researchers. Photo courtesy UND Aerospace.

Where the bees are

August 22, 2019 at

With UND’s help, Australian ag-tech company brings its bee-tracking technology to North Dakota

Gracie Lian was able to find an internship this summer that was made possible by the InternGF program - a partnership between the EDC and UND's Center for Innovation creating more internship possibilities around Grand Forks. Photo by Mike Hess/UND Today.

InternGF gets presidential

August 22, 2019 at

Student Body President Gracie Lian works with county administration through EDC internship program

In their first official meeting, held at the North Dakota Museum of Art, student body leaders Gracie Lian and Matthew Ternus brought Joshua Wynne, UND's interim president, up to speed on issues of focus for UND's students. Photo by Mike Hess/UND Today.

Fresh chapter for UND leadership

August 20, 2019 at

First official meeting between President Wynne and student leaders represents start to key dialogue

Speaking to the Business, Government, Education Alliance Committee of The Chamber of Grand Forks and East Grand Forks, members of UND's executive leadership team presented construction updates and future projects addressing campus. Mike Pieper (standing) showed progress on the new steam plant, as well as the reopening of Ray Richards Golf Course. Photo by Connor Murphy/UND Today.

Building the future

August 20, 2019 at

Chamber members hear about UND construction plans