Articles by: Connor Murphy

UND student Ryan Gorman (washing windows) has been coming back for a few years to help the Grand Forks residents Florence and Roger Syvertsons during The Big Event. Gorman and fellow students, Chris Brown (left on roof) and Mark Wiche, make sure they ask for the Syvertsons by name when signing up for the Big Event. Photo by Jackie Lorentz.

As ‘Big’ an ‘Event’ as ever

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UND student organization recruiting volunteers for much-anticipated return of city-wide cleanup

Image courtesy of the Airbus Perlan Project.

Perlan Project pushes envelope of possibility

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UND Aerospace played host to one of the most exciting projects in aeronautics last week

Photo by Mike Hess/UND Today.

Varsity esports program moves from novelty to success

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“Bright future” ahead for UND’s varsity esports program as it exceeds early expectations

UND + GFK = America’s busiest airport in early March

UND + GFK = America’s busiest airport in early March

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‘And given that the U.S. is home to the world’s busiest airports, we might have been No. 1 in the world,’ UND’s chief flight instructor says

Marilyn Hagerty to be awarded UND honorary degree

Marilyn Hagerty to be awarded UND honorary degree

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Longtime Grand Forks Herald columnist ‘is a treasure for our city, state and nation,’ UND President Andy Armacost says

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Fly me to the near-earth objects

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NASA Chief Scientist and UND graduate Paul Abell looks at asteroids as ‘stepping stones’ to reaching Mars and beyond

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Pollution solution in three minutes or less

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UND Three Minute Thesis winner prepares for regional stage of pitches from across the globe

GRAD 2021: Bridging the gap through research

GRAD 2021: Bridging the gap through research

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School of Graduate Studies event lets graduate students – the lifeblood of research universities – share their scholarly pursuits

Image courtesy of Erika Lillie.

To infinity and beyond

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In a first for UND, ROTC Cadet Erika Lillie will be commissioned in the U.S. Space Force in March

National Archive photo.

Surviving the edge of space

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Speaking at UND, Spacesuit Engineer Louis Carfagno shares early career experiences supporting the ultimate spy plane

Photo by Sam Melquist/UND Alumni Association & Foundation.

Jacob Odom finds his voice at UND

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Junior wide receiver Jacob Odom helps lead conversations about race and diversity on campus

Photo by Mike Hess/UND Today.

Farming on asteroids: Science future, not science fiction

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Asteroids could bear fruit– or wheat, or other crops– for future space explorers, UND researchers say

North Dakota Space Grant Consortium turns 30

North Dakota Space Grant Consortium turns 30

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Decades of support, collaboration and outreach have paid off for Space Grant and its host institution, UND

The UND Center for Innovation is working with the North Dakota Department of Commerce, the Bank of North Dakota and NDSU to form partnerships with business aimed at research commercialization. Photo by Patrick C. Miller/UND Today.

InternGF maintains momentum despite pandemic

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UND, in partnership with Grand Forks Region Economic Development Corp., invests more in internship opportunities for students

Shane Langerud, right, was selected in 2020 as the TSA's Transportation Security Specialist for Explosives of the Year. His work through UND's Instructional Design and Technology program directly impacted his work in the field, and, in turn, his nomination for the national award. Image courtesy of TSA.

Two birds, one stone: UND’s IDT program shows impact

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Federal TSA explosives specialist excels in Instructional Design & Technology program to national acclaim