Articles by: Patrick C. Miller

UND researchers are partnering with Minnkota Power Cooperative as part of a U.S. Department of Energy project to prevent cyberattacks on  power plants. Minnkota operates the Milton Young Station near Center, N.D. Photo courtesy of Minnkota Power Cooperative.

Protecting the power supply

October 27, 2020 at

UND research aims to defend U.S. electrical grid against cyberattacks

Gretchen Mullendore diagrams thunderstorm components.

UND researcher to head national weather lab

October 20, 2020 at

Gretchen Mullendore transitioning to the National Center for Atmospheric Research in Colorado Springs, Colo.

Derek Tournear (center), director of the Space Defense Agency, visits the Human Spaceflight Laboratory on Wednesday. Pablo de León, Space Studies department chair (left) briefed Tournear and Sen. Kevin Cramer on research projects in the lab. Photo by Patrick C. Miller/UND Today.

UND experts could drive satellite defense system

October 15, 2020 at

U.S. Space Development Agency director shows interest in University’s UAS and space prowess

UND researchers are involved in a Department of Energy project to transform corn stover -- the stalks, stems and leaves left after corn is harvested -- into a fuel capable of power jet aircraft. Photo by Patrick C. Miller/UND Today.

Modern alchemy: UND aims to turn corn stalks, stems & leaves into jet fuel

October 8, 2020 at

UND to lead four-year, $3.75 million Department of Energy research project

Thunderstorms tower above the east coast of Florida where UND was part of a weather research project sponsored by the Naval Research Laboratory. Photo by Nicholas Gapp/UND Atmospheric Sciences.

Of radar and raindrops

September 29, 2020 at

Cold War missile-tracking technology helps UND understand thunderstorms by isolating individual units of precipitation 

Gen. James Dickinson, commander of the U.S. Space Command. Photo by Shawn Schill/UND Today.

To North Dakota and beyond

September 15, 2020 at

Commander of U.S. Space Command sees research and education capabilities at UND

Helping UND researchers to prepare their technologies and ideas for commercialization is the job of Grant Adkins, the technology transfer and licensing associate in the Division of Research & Economic Development.

Out of the lab, into the marketplace

August 27, 2020 at

Patent attorney Grant Adkins assists UND researchers with commercialization

Tom DiLorenzo. UND archival image.

Remembering Tom DiLorenzo

July 22, 2020 at

Tributes to DiLorenzo, former UND Provost and VP for Academic Affairs, pour in from around nation

Photo by Patrick C. Miller/UND Today.

Grand Forks’ new mayor will work closely with UND

July 14, 2020 at

Part Two: Brandon Bochenski discusses his plans and the life experiences that shaped him

Photo by Patrick C. Miller/UND Today.

Bo knows the world – and UND

July 7, 2020 at

Brandon Bochenski returned to North Dakota to raise a family and earn a degree; but at UND, he also found a manager for his successful mayoral campaign

During the COVID-19 pandemic from late March to mid-May, the University of North Dakota made phone calls to more than 9,700 undergraduate and prospective students as part of an outreach effort to answer their questions and check on how they were doing. Photo by Patrick C. Miller/UND Today.

Calling all students

June 30, 2020 at

UND reaches out to 9,700+ undergrad students during COVID-19 pandemic

New UND President Andy and First Lady Kathy Armacost moved into the University House on Monday, their first full day on campus. They moved from Colorado Springs, Colo., to Grand Forks, N.D., over the weekend. Photo by Shawn Schill/UND Today.

Move-in day for UND’s new president

June 23, 2020 at

Andy and Kathy Armacost take up residence on University campus

UND has received grant awards for three of four UAS research projects recently funded by the Federal Aviation Administration and is the lead university on two of the projects. Photo by Shawna Schill/UND Today.

UND leads in UAS integration innovation

June 16, 2020 at

FAA awards University researchers nearly $800,000 to study safe and effective incorporation of drones into the national airspace

When UND reopens for the fall semester, it will offer a mix of online and on-campus courses. Classes on the University campus will be set up to maintain safety and appropriate physical distancing. UND archival image.

UND’s Smart Restart: Provost and Academic Affairs

June 9, 2020 at

Ongoing communications with faculty and students throughout summer is key

Debbie Storrs this week became UND Interim Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs. Photo by Patrick C. Miller/UND Today.

UND’s new provost planning for fall semester

June 2, 2020 at

Debbie Storrs begins term as interim Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs