Articles by: Connor Murphy

At Grand Forks International Airport, UND's flight training activities make up 90 percent of total traffic each year. Degrading infrastructure poses threats not just on the flight ramp, but to the entire program. Photo by Shawna Schill/UND Today.

Ramping up infrastructure improvements at UND Flight Ops

January 12, 2021 at

Flight training program’s continued success depends on sturdy ramps, runways and facilities, faculty and staff say

This snapshot from a 2017 UNDergraduate Showcase shows one of the ways students get engaged through Research Experiences for Undergraduates hosted by UND. UND archival image.

Chance to do research brings rural-, tribal-college undergrads to UND

December 17, 2020 at

Research Experiences for Undergraduates hosted at UND are federally funded, high-impact research gateways

UND archival image.

Hooked on science

December 17, 2020 at

Students and former students reflect on the life, career impact of conducting research as undergraduates

Jordan Krueger (left) and David Johnson, two longtime friends, were both heavily involved in RIAS' work with Minnesota startup Hughes Company Innovations. Since 2019, Krueger has been a project manager with RIAS. Johnson got involved by means of his senior design project in computer science. Image courtesy of UND RIAS.

UND researchers, startup HCI partner to advance autonomous technology in UAS

December 15, 2020 at

UND’s Research Institute for Autonomous Systems brings fresh ideas to bear in collaboration with startup

Image courtesy of the Burgum Foundation.

New scholarship helps rural North Dakota teachers – and their hometown schools

December 8, 2020 at

Burgum Foundation, in collaboration with UND, sponsors ‘Partnership for Rural Education in North Dakota’

Chris Hilger, CEO, president and chairman of Securian Financial, was they keynote speaker for this year's Olafson Ethics Symposium hosted by the Nistler College of Business & Public Administration.

Ethics Symposium speaker: Ethical leadership is good for business

November 24, 2020 at

Olafson Ethics Symposium examined ethics and responsibility through lens of COVID-19, social turbulence

Image courtesy of Maj. James Franciere.

At UND, Maj. James Franciere, USAF, becomes Maj. James Franciere, USSF

November 17, 2020 at

Air Force ROTC instructor’s transfer to new branch marks a first for UND

VIDEO: UND students study use of face coverings

VIDEO: UND students study use of face coverings

November 17, 2020 at

Field observations in Grand Forks by students found increased use over time, importance of leadership

With COVID changing how area schools admit UND’s teacher education students, instructors have gotten creative in providing field experience opportunities for undergraduates in the College of Education & Human Development. Image: Evgeny Atamanenko/Shutterstock

How UND’s teachers-in-training navigate COVID-19

November 11, 2020 at

Students in ‘Methods and Materials’ class earn field experience through virtual collaborations, tutoring

Image courtesy of Vantis.

How UND blazed the trail for UAS

November 5, 2020 at

Across nearly two decades, UND research built foundations for local, national and international UAS activity

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“Come fly with the Hawks”

November 3, 2020 at

UND’s role in annual UAS Summit & Expo starts with president’s welcome, includes researchers’ updates

UND Aerospace celebrated adding a UND chapter into the Organization of Black Aerospace Professionals (OBAP), on Oct. 20. Since 1976, OBAP has helped build inclusive environments for the development of minority aerospace students and professionals. Nationwide, the nonprofit organization provides guidance to aspiring professionals of color, offering mentorship, scholarships and career readiness programs.

Welcome, Organization of Black Aerospace Professionals (UND chapter)

October 27, 2020 at

New chapter to help members share aspirations, challenges and achievements

Tuesday's University Council meeting highlighted University's achievements, legislative outcomes and the future of campus. Archival image.

UND Ph.D. Student Maylynn Warne selected for Robert Wood Johnson Foundation’s Health Policy Research Scholars Program

October 19, 2020 at

Multi-year fellowship supports Warne’s work with National Indigenous Elder Justice Initiative at UND Center for Rural Health

Photo by Mike Hess/UND Today.

Bridging disciplines for safer commutes

October 15, 2020 at

UND civil engineer uses drones, machine learning for all-encompassing views in important infrastructure inspections

Image courtesy of UND Aerospace.

UND’s UAS fleet gets an upgrade

October 8, 2020 at

Addition of three Insitu UAS systems means better student experiences, improved research capabilities at UND Aerospace