Articles by: Connor Murphy

Photo by Jackie Lorentz/UND Today.

President Mark Kennedy: career in review

June 11, 2019 at

Year-by-year reflection of a tenure of transformation for the University and its leader

The UND Flying Team earned championship number 17 this past week at SAFECON 2019. The week-long convention and competition puts collegiate pilots to the ultimate test. Photo by Jackie Lorentz/UND Today.

Tops in flight again

May 21, 2019 at

UND earns first place for first time since 2010, marks 17th national championship in NIFA competition

Jake Mattison (left) and Andy Conlon look over plans to improve signage downtown. They both work in City Hall after working for the City of Grand Forks as interns during their time at UND. Photo by Shawna Schill/UND Today.

Careers close by

May 21, 2019 at

UND students bring sharp skills to City projects through lasting internship program

Expanding out of the Center for Innovation at UND, SkySkopes, Inc., has situated itself as an important player in the regional energy industry, in the last two years. Image courtesy of SkySkopes, Inc.

Forging the future

May 7, 2019 at

Center for Innovation startup expands throughout Midwest with new vision for UAS applications

Carly Gullickson was worried her academic goals would prevent her from studying abroad, but the Global Student Teaching program allowed her to complete the student teaching portion of her program across the world. Image courtesy of Carly Gullickson.

Lessons from the Kiwi

May 7, 2019 at

UND student teachers discover education a world away in unique study abroad program

Alex Turner (front) leads brothers of the Alpha Sigma Phi fraternity to their downtown work site during Saturday's Big Event. Students and volunteers went to places across the community to help with spring cleanup. Photo by Connor Murphy/UND Today.

Big turnout for ‘Big Event’

April 30, 2019 at

UND volunteers “Do Work” on biggest Saturday of spring semester

Flanked by Dean of UND Aerospace Paul Lindseth and Air Traffic Organization's Deputy Chief Tim Arel, U.S. Sen. John Hoeven, R-N.D., discussed his recent introduction of bipartisan legislation that would reform the air traffic controller hiring practices of the Federal Aviation Administration. Photo by Connor Muprhy/UND Today.

In seach of the ‘best and brightest’

April 25, 2019 at

Hoeven brings FAA to UND to discuss air traffic control hiring regulations, legislation designed to change them

Before coming to UND to pursue a Ph.D. in Educational Foundations & Research, Runnels spent years serving deaf education in Africa. He'll travel to Tanzania this summer to enhance his fluency in the Swahili language. Photo by Connor Murphy/UND Today.

Global fluency

April 25, 2019 at

UND doctoral student, Fulbright researcher heading back to Africa for 2019 Critical Language Scholarship

Provost Tom DiLorenzo brought in voices from teaching development, enrollment and facilities in the academic year's final Provost Forum. Photo by Jackie Lorentz/UND Today.

Building a better campus

April 23, 2019 at

Provost Forum features array of UND developments, short and long term plans for campus facilities

Jordan Krueger (center) and Russel Marotzke (right) look through the eyes of their racing drones as they fly in the Collegiate Drone Racing Championship. Both UND racers qualified for the championship bracket on Sunday, at the High Performance Center. Photo by Shawna Schill/UND Today.

UND raises the bar with CDRC

April 16, 2019 at

UND’s inaugural hosting of drone championship draws racing mainstays, fresh faces and rave reviews

The president and provost crashed Heitkamp's Wednesday morning meeting to announce she has been selected as a 2019 Chester Fritz Distinguished Professor. This year, two professors receive the distinction, as Kent Lovelace of UND Aerospace was also selected for the rare honor. Photo by Connor Murphy/UND Today.

Highest honors to Heitkamp, Lovelace

April 11, 2019 at

Nursing professor and aviation stalwart recognized for their above-and-beyond academic contributions

This weekend, April 13-14, the UND High Performance Center will transform into a championship-tier drone racing course for the Collegiate Drone Racing Championship. Photo by Jackie Lorentz/UND Today.

All hands on deck for CDRC

April 11, 2019 at

Campus-wide working group transforms UND HPC to host drone racing championship

Jordan Krueger, a senior and president of the UND UAS/RC Club, will lead the University's drone racing team in this weekend's championship event. Krueger has worked tirelessly the past three years to build up the UAS/RC Club and bring drone racing to campus. Photo by Connor Murphy/UND Today.

Drone dreams come true

April 9, 2019 at

UND’s UAS/RC Club sees sky as the limit as UND hosts drone racing championship this weekend

William N. Bryan, acting under secretary for the U.S. Department of Homeland Security's research and development directorate, provided his broad view of modern technology and the threats we face as a result of rapid development. Photo by Connor Murphy/UND Today.

Eye of the Hawk: Knowing the dangers

March 28, 2019 at

Homeland Security Under Secretary examines pervasiveness of tech, how students can help defend nation

Sean Valentine, professor of management in the College of Business & Public Administration, is giving a lecture on the issues of ethics people face in everyday life, and the process behind ethical decision-making. His talk is the final of the 2018-19 Faculty Lecture Series. Photo by Shawna Schill/UND Today.

Everyday ethics rule the day at next Faculty Lecture

March 26, 2019 at

UND Management Professor Sean Valentine to present research on business dilemmas and decision-making surrounding them