Articles by: Kaylee Cusack

Jason Jensen, Political Science & Public Administration faculty member, and leader of the RIAS policy section, talks about UAS- and autonomous technology-related policy development at the recent RIAS Advisory Board meeting in Robin Hall. Jensen’s department is part of the UND College of Business & Public Administration. Image courtesy of Juan Pedraza.

Partnerships on the ‘RIAS’

November 21, 2017

Meeting of corporate and public-sector advisory boards unleashes ideas and opportunities for UAS collaboration

UND alum Adam Caskey has found himself on the Washington Post’s list of the nation’s “coolest” TV meteorologists. His passion for weather and thermometers was stoked at UND, he says. More than 11,000 people have signed up online to win one of Caskey’s coveted designs on “Thermometer Thursday.” Every thermometer he makes "is like a snowflake" – no two are identical. Photo courtesy of Adam Caskey.

Forecast: Rising ‘cool’ factor

November 21, 2017

UND Atmospheric Sciences alum listed among most engaging national weather personalities

A Nov. 9 Provost Forum, hosted by UND Provost Tom DiLorenzo, included progress updates from Sherry Lawdermilt, project manager of Goal No. 6 (meeting the educational needs of the active-duty military, veterans, and their families) and Jeff Holm, project manager of Goal No. 3 (deliver more educational opportunities on campus and online).

Opportunity drivers

November 14, 2017

Strategic Plan project managers deliver plans to ignite military and online learning prospects

National Public Radio Political Correspondent Mara Liasson was the keynote speaker of the 13th Olafson Ethics Symposium, hosted by the College of Business & Public Administration (CoBPA) and sponsored by alumnus Bob Olafson and SEI Investments. Olafson established the series to foster student and community discussions of professional and personal ethics.Liasson was the keynote speaker of the 13th Olafson Ethics Symposium, hosted by the College of Business & Public Administration (CoBPA) and sponsored by alumnus Bob Olafson and SEI Investments. Olafson established the series to foster student and community discussions of professional and personal ethics.

Fake news, real talk

November 9, 2017

NPR political journalist Mara Liasson urges balanced public discourse in annual UND ethics symposium

Creating cultural capital

Creating cultural capital

November 7, 2017

Entrepreneurship expert presents creative business education ideas to UND and community leaders

Nearly 200 students were pilots for a day in Walhalla, N.D., learning how to operate the controls of small unmanned aircraft systems. Image courtesy of Paul Snyder.

Northern exposure

November 2, 2017

UND takes world-class UAS program on the road to small, Canadian border school system for outreach initiative

Chris Felege (above center) teaches biology students about invasive animal species in his classroom at UND. He is one the growing list of faculty, advisors and staff who are spreading the word: about Starfish: the future of communication and academic planning for UND’s next class of leaders in action. UND archival photo.

Many arms of Starfish support

October 31, 2017

UND faculty, advisors laud student success system for opening communication

First steps: liberal arts and retention

First steps: liberal arts and retention

October 31, 2017

Latest Provost Forum offers updates on UND Strategic Plan Goals No. 1 and 2

Leon Osborne (center), with his wife, Kathy, and son, John, enjoy a laugh during a tribute event for the Chester Fritz Distinguished Professor of Atmospheric Sciences at UND. More than 100 people attended the event for Osborne to celebrate his career and accomplishments. Photo by Jackie Lorentz.

Leon’s legacy

October 26, 2017

UND Chester Fritz Distinguished Professor Leon Osborne remembered as passionate weather pioneer

Laurie Betting will retire on Oct. 31 after 15 years of service to the University – and it’s been a busy 15 years.  Photo by Shawna Schill/UND Today.

‘Betting’ on others

October 26, 2017

With retirement of Laurie Betting, UND campus celebrates career of veracious leader and inspiring mentor

UND has been working with the North Dakota University System’s Core Technology Services to replace aged equipment in the Data Center, which supports Campus Connection, Citrix virtual applications and other major computers systems.
Now the team’s focus is increasing the bandwidth between the Data Center and the buildings on campus. Archival photo.

Collaboration to build network capacity

October 26, 2017

University IT supports today’s connected student with major computer system upgrades

Arne Brekke

Everybody loves Arne

October 24, 2017

Steward of UND Norwegian history collection celebrates 90th birthday with milestone endowment gift

Powerful progress

Powerful progress

October 24, 2017

One UND Strategic Plan goal captains lay out early accomplishments of implementation teams

UND student Max Ramstad is slated to graduate next year with a degree in Interdisciplinary Studies, with coursework in business, public administration, non-profits, political science and philosophy to round it out. Photo courtesy of the UND Alumni Association & Foundation.

UND’s promise

October 19, 2017

UND Alumni Association & Foundation offers donors generous matches for recruitment scholarship gifts

UND Athletic Director Brian Faison led UND Athletics from triumph to triumph during his tenure,  with a national championship in hockey in April, 2016, and most recently with four sports programs winning Big Sky Conference championships in 2016-17 – the most titles captured by any conference school in one year. Courtesy of UND Athletics.

AD Brian Faison announces retirement

October 17, 2017

After ushering in D-I era at UND, as well as on-the-field and classroom successes, Faison will transition into a special advisor role in December