Articles by: Connor Murphy

During a joint signing on Monday morning, Byung Il Yoon, vice president of Korean Air's Flight Crew Training Center (left) and Paul Lindseth, dean of the John D. Odegard School of Aerospace Sciences (right) codified a new Pathway program for UND's commercial aviation students. Photo by Connor Murphy/UND Today.

‘Excellence in Flight,’ together

November 19, 2019 at

Korean Air signs partnership agreement to open career path for UND student pilots

Lisa Ellman, executive director for the Commercial Drone Alliance, took the stage at the 15th Annual Olafson Ethics Symposium to discuss the current state of drones and law in the United States. Ellman's experience as a legal expert around UAS integration positions her as a thought leader in the unmanned space. Photo by Connor Murphy/UND Today.

The ethics of the drone industry

November 19, 2019 at

Annual Olafson Ethics Symposium brings UAS thought leader to campus to discuss state of drones and policy

Alec Spillum, left, is a senior at UND and a manager for Prodigy Marketing, a student-run company housed in the UND Center for Innovation. Photo by Connor Murphy/UND Today.

Where students become ‘Prodigies’

November 14, 2019 at

Prodigy Marketing, a student-run company, starts to turn heads around UND, Grand Forks

VIDEO: Soldier and veteran becomes Leader in Action

VIDEO: Soldier and veteran becomes Leader in Action

November 14, 2019 at

Colin Sabie returned to UND after active duty in the Army, where his experiences convinced him to pursue an engineering degree

Photo by Jon Melander/UND Today.

“How do you do?”

November 12, 2019 at

Networking expert visits campus to train students in that all-important career-building skill

Photo by Connor Murphy/UND Today.

Classroom to career: InternGF shows results

November 7, 2019 at

Changes to internship placement program for 2020 will provide more opportunities for regional startups, UND students

Tyler Manske of Dakno Gaming (left) helps Yatiyaña "yeti" Schaper celebrate his first-place finish at Dakno Gaming Esports Day, sponsored by UND. Schaper is regarded as the best Super Smash Bros. player in Minnesota. Photo by Connor Murphy/UND Today.

Esports Day at Alerus Center gets UND’s attention

November 5, 2019 at

Dakno Gaming generates buzz around gaming, esports with big names, big partnerships at “Esports Day”

The hiring market for pilots is reaching all-time highs amid a global shortage. As a leading flight school, UND is seeing an increased amount of partnerships, throughout the industry, aimed at recruiting the best and brightest of aviation's next generation. Photo by Shawna Schill/UND Today.

Pathway partnerships create careers for UND’s aspiring pilots

October 31, 2019 at

With 17 “Pathway” programs on campus, aviation industry vies for competent, qualified pilots amid shortage

Students at Prairie Rose Elementary in Dickinson, N.D., are among 14 schools who have been reached through the Promoting Positive Mental Health in Rural Schools initiative forwarded by UND faculty at the Mental Health Technology Transfer Center. Screenshot: KX News.

Teaching the teachers: UND faculty train K-12 staffs on students’ mental health

October 29, 2019 at

UND faculty share best practices with regional teachers for addressing mental health challenges among young students

Cynthia Lindquist, president of Cankdeska Cikana Community College, spoke to a gathering of students and guests at the third annual American Indian Culture Night, held at UND's American Indian Center on Tuesday, Oct. 22. Photo by Connor Murphy/UND Today.

American Indian Culture Night continues tradition of civic engagement

October 24, 2019 at

Event culminates eighth annual coat drive, continues tradition of cultural exchange

From left to right: Student Body Vice President Matthew Ternus, Student Body President Gracie Lian, State Board of Higher Education Student Representative Kaleb Dschaak, Associate Dean of Students Cassie Gerhardt, former Student Body President Cole Bachmeier, former Student Body President Erik Hanson and former Student Body President Matthew Kopp stand with shovels ready at the Memorial Union construction site. Photo by Mike Hess/UND Today.

UND breaks ground on new Memorial Union

October 8, 2019 at

Student leaders past and present gathered to commemorate effort, project years in the making

In front of a large audience at the Gorecki Alumni Center, Werner Nistler made remarks following an "overwhelming" celebration of his and his wife's contribution to a new building for the Nistler College of Business & Public Administration. Photo by Shawna Schill/UND Today.

Historic celebration: Lead donors for CoBPA honored at Alumni Center

October 8, 2019 at

Werner and Colleen Nistler honored on campus after announcing lead donation for new Nistler College of Business & Public Administration

English instructor David Haeselin holds a copy of Dakota Datebook: North Dakota Stories from Prairie Public. Published and distributed by The Digital Press at the University of North Dakota, the physical volume of the popular program was edited and compiled by Haeselin and a team of 16 student-editors in the English department. Photo by Connor Murphy/UND Today.

Fresh narrative for N.D.: UND class publishes book

October 3, 2019 at

English Department course puts popular Prairie Public Radio program on paper

Photo by Connor Murphy/UND Today.

BiPed Lab excels in new location

September 24, 2019 at

State-of-the-art, motion-capturing lab is teeming with experiential learning, cross-campus collaboration

Holding their framed certification as Main Street GF Challengers, Anisa Holwerda, Maura Ferguson and Carter Razink have been working all summer on their community-bettering ideas. Photo by Connor Murphy/UND Today.

Help along the way for Main Street GF Challengers

September 19, 2019 at

Participants in the Main Street GF Challenge had summer of meetings, speakers and important lessons