Articles by: David Dodds

The North Dakota National Guard's Camp Grafton Training Center is an ideal venue for UND UAS operators to conduct workshops, conferences and training exercises. The camp's unique capability to seamlessly move from conference room to a 10,000-acre field environment is possible thanks, in part, to agreements to conduct UAS research and testing with the North Plains UAS Test Site near Grand Forks.  Photo by Shawna Schill/UND Today.

Space to fly

November 9, 2018 at

UND representatives attend DHS’s Future UAS Threat Workshop at Camp Grafton Training Center

Provost Tom DiLorenzo, implementation captain for Goal No. 6 (to meet the educational needs of active-duty and veteran students), presents a Lucite memento to Lt. Col. Jason Murphy, head of the Army Reserve Officer Training Battalion at UND and member of the Goal No. 6 committee for the One UND Strategic Plan. Photo by Shawna Schill/UND Today.

Celebration time

November 8, 2018 at

University honors ‘One UND’ strategic planners one year after successful launch and implementation

UND President Mark Kennedy presents his special assistant and "chief of staff" Angelique Foster with a President's Medal, one of the highest honors the president can bestow. Foster, who will be leaving the University in May, was instrumental in the successful implementation of the One UND Strategic Plan. Photo by Shawna Schill/UND Today.

Foster–ing success

November 8, 2018 at

Special assistant to the President turned ‘chief of staff’ Angelique Foster rewarded with President’s Medal

IMLH No. 6 crew members exit module on Oct. 24.

Down to Earth

October 25, 2018 at

UND ‘astronauts’ emerge from 14-day simulated mission to Mars in good spirits

UND officials have asked that the matter be pulled from this week’s agenda while it reconsiders a number of factors related to the potential land sale, including making sure that the original wishes of the donor of the land, UND alumnus Ray Richards, are being honored. UND archival photo.

UND reconsiders future of golf course land

October 23, 2018 at

University committed to honoring donor Ray Richards’ original gift intent

In high demand

In high demand

October 16, 2018 at

UND student-nurses, grads highly sought after by nation’s elite medical centers

Family Weekend

Family affair

October 11, 2018 at

Family Weekend serves up huge Fighting Hawks sports contests, fun on-campus activities for students and love ones

A team of SEECS students, many undergrads, from Ranganathan’s research group recently published 15 peer-reviewed papers and articles on a wide range of topics, including cyber security, social engineering attacks and impacts, GPS spoofing and exploitation, demand-forecasting for electricity pricing, and smart-home vulnerabilities. Image courtesy of Prakash Ranganathan.

On the leading edge

October 9, 2018 at

UND School of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science students burst into research early

UND Provost Thomas DiLorenzo (second from left) along with Vice President of Research, Grant McGimpsey, (left) formalize the plans for their new structure and move to the Tech Accelerator in a meeting in Twamley Hall, Wednesday, Oct. 5, 2018.

Jackie Lorentz photo/ UND TODAY

Research on the move

October 9, 2018 at

Provost announces plans for Vice President for Research & Economic Development to occupy Tech Accelerator building

Walker, along with Cheryl Hunter, chair of the Department of Teaching, Leadership & Professional Practice, recently secured a $1.4 million grant from the U.S. Department of Education to bring its first cohort of 14 students to campus to train teachers in the Lakota language and earn their degree in elementary and secondary education. Graduates will teach elementary and secondary learners at tribal and reservation schools in North Dakota and South Dakota.

‘LEAP’ forward for Lakota language

October 4, 2018 at

UND College of Education lands $1.4 M federal grant to prepare next generation of teachers in indigenous linguistics

For the second time in less than a year, UND and North Dakota Athletics is honored to have sexual assault survivor Brenda Tracy back on campus to spread her important message that abuse and physical violence is never ok. Image courtesy of Brenda Tracy.

Setting the expectation

October 4, 2018 at

Sexual assault survivor Brenda Tracy, national voice against violence and abuse, plans return to UND

Friday's announcement marked a distinct investment addressing the University's Grand Challenges, one of which is Big Data. McGimpsey, right, says the components of Big Data research underpin the other four Grand Challenges: unmanned systems, energy and sustainability, biomedicine and rural health. Photo by Connor Murphy/UND Today.

Big Data, the next big thing

September 27, 2018 at

UND commits to computational surge to increase analytical firepower on campus and beyond

Wake Up to UND 2018-
President Mark Kennedy awards the Presidential Medial to Dave Molmen, Altru's chief executive officer. Jackie Lorentz photo/UND Today.

Molmen’s mettle earns medal

September 27, 2018 at

UND surprises Altru CEO with rare President’s Medal for leadership on new medical school building

A night for flight

A night for flight

September 25, 2018 at

Half century of aviation excellence for UND Aerospace celebrated during Homecoming week

UND Provost Tom DiLorenzo and Sara Garland share the podium as DiLorenzo presented a $5,000 personal contribution to an endowment fund from Garland's Class of '68. Photo by David Dodds/UND Today.

Gift rooted in friendship

September 25, 2018 at

UND Provost and wife make personal contribution to Class of ’68 endowment fund during 50-year reunion