Archive for September, 2020

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Wanted: Volunteers for one of UND’s most important projects

September 29, 2020 at

The document that’ll help UND win reaccreditation needs drafting, and one of its authors could be you

Photo by Mike Hess/UND Today.

Machine learning at UND pumps up North Dakota’s oil production

September 29, 2020 at

From drill bit to pipeline, Assistant Professor Minou Rabiei’s Big Data work matters for N.D.’s oil and gas industry

Thunderstorms tower above the east coast of Florida where UND was part of a weather research project sponsored by the Naval Research Laboratory. Photo by Nicholas Gapp/UND Atmospheric Sciences.

Of radar and raindrops

September 29, 2020 at

Cold War missile-tracking technology helps UND understand thunderstorms by isolating individual units of precipitation 

Prakash Pathak (far left), first-year medical student at the UND School of Medicine & Health Sciences, is shown here with his siblings. Image courtesy of Prakash Pathak.

Prakash Without Borders

September 29, 2020 at

Prakash Pathak shares his journey from refugee camp in Nepal to the UND School of Medicine & Health Sciences

UND Marketing & Communications’ Media Engagement Fellow Criteria

UND Marketing & Communications’ Media Engagement Fellow Criteria

September 25, 2020 at

INTERVIEWING BEFORE THE INTERVIEW Understanding the opportunity Most journalists (including print reporters) prefer or may require talking to their subjects/experts.Read More

Students take a selfie in front of the Eternal Flame. Photo by Shawna Schill/UND Today.

Despite pandemic, UND posts overall enrollment growth

September 24, 2020 at

University once again boasts most-prepared freshman class and more-diverse student body

Pablo de Leon and the NDX-1 suit, the first suit he built at UND. UND archival image.

UND teams with NASA for paradigm shift in space exploration

September 24, 2020 at

Space Studies Department’s three-year project will focus on the development, manufacturing of spacesuits using advanced 3D printing

A Zoom screenshot of the first ever online Women for Philanthropy event of the UND Alumni Association & Foundation.

Why the ‘Why’ matters in philanthropy

September 24, 2020 at

To give most effectively, ensure your giving aligns with your values, latest Women For Philanthropy event suggests

UND Career Expos go virtual for Fall 2020

UND Career Expos go virtual for Fall 2020

September 24, 2020 at

Fall Career Expos draw more than 100 employers and many hundreds of students to engage online

VIDEO: Virtually tour new, soon-to-be-built Nistler College building

VIDEO: Virtually tour new, soon-to-be-built Nistler College building

September 24, 2020 at

A virtual groundbreaking for the new $70 million facility will be held at 11:30 a.m. on Oct. 9

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Laptops for Learning bridges classroom tech divide

September 22, 2020 at

UND students in need can receive a free laptop through a new CARES Act-funded program

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Constitution Day speaker: Scholars must affirm ‘Right to be Wrong’

September 22, 2020 at

Too often, campuses suppress rather than rebut arguments, threatening soul of academia, former high-ranking DoJ attorney says

UND’s current President Andy Armacost is pictured with a desk that likely once belonged to the first president of UND, William Blackburn, who served UND from 1884-85. The photo was taken in front of Merrifield Hall and the Eternal Flame. Photo by Sam Melquist/UND Alumni Association & Foundation

A piece of UND history

September 22, 2020 at

Call it the Resolute Desk of UND, this desk at which the University’s first president likely drafted speeches and read reports

In a letter to the UND community, President Armacost announced Elizabeth Bjerke and David Flynn as co-chairs of the provost search committee.

Provost search begins with naming of search committee

September 22, 2020 at

Fifteen members from across campus will join co-chairs in search for Provost & Vice President for Academic Affairs

Persevere (verb): 1. To continue in the face of difficulty; 2. Celibermari Rodriguez

Persevere (verb): 1. To continue in the face of difficulty; 2. Celibermari Rodriguez

September 17, 2020 at

Celibermari Rodriguez earned her master’s degree in nutrition this summer after starting the program during Hurricane Maria