Articles by: UND Today

Drones enhance student research

Drones enhance student research

July 25, 2017

The College of Engineering & Mines has partnered with Grand Sky and SkySkopes in an effort to enrich the student learning experience

Getting into character

Getting into character

July 18, 2017

UND First Lady Debbie Kennedy’s costume designs brought recent Shakespeare in the Park performances to life

In full bloom

In full bloom

July 11, 2017

UND landscapers bring campus to life in the spring, and their efforts are enjoyed late into the summer.

UND Electrical Engineer Prakash Ranganathan (center) is joned by Electrical Engineering undergrads (left) Nicholas Christian, Grand Forks; and Joseph Englund, Karlstad, Minn. The students are part of the team working on Ranganathan’s Rockwell Collins cybersecurity grant. Photo courtesy of Juan Pedraza.

Cybersecurity push

July 4, 2017

Rockwell Collins partners with UND electrical engineers, students on project to make UAS data more secure

UND Space Studies Associate Professor Pablo de León looks on as former UND grad student Tiffany Swarmer, wearing one of his latest versions of the UND NDX space suit system, manipulates a camera. Photo by Jackie Lorentz.

Space station takes shape

July 4, 2017

UND Aerospace Engineer Pablo de León installing final modules of his NASA-funded inflatable lunar/Mars habitat

Hammocks on the quad

Hammocks on the quad

July 4, 2017

The president of the UND Hammock Initiative joins “Two Chairs” to talk about who they are and why they enjoy sleeping outside.

Thomasine Heitkamp, professor in the UND College of Nursing & Professional Disciplines, recently was awarded a five-year grant totaling $3.8 million from the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, part of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. It's a much-needed boost in funding, solidifying the University’s role as a regional focal point for the nationwide effort to combat drug abuse particularly that related to the overdose epidemic of opioids. Photo by Juan Pedraza

On the offensive against opioids

June 27, 2017

UND Clinical Social worker Thomasine Heitkamp scores $3.8 million grant to combat drug addiction

Marilyn’s got spirit

Marilyn’s got spirit

June 27, 2017

Longtime local journalist and all-around die-hard UND backer Marilyn Hagerty surprised with Spirit Award

Destin Ironshield (left) , along with Kate Gates and Katelyn Omen, tribal student from North Dakota, work in the biology lab or UND Ecologist Robert Newman, who encouraged them to dig into computer mapping and digital image analyses of the invasive plant species leafy spurge, as part of the students' recent research experience at UND.

Back to nature

June 20, 2017

UND hosts tribal students at summer event that unlocks STEM potential through hands-on research

There he is — Mr. Relay

There he is — Mr. Relay

June 20, 2017

UND holds the “Mr. Relay” male pageant to promote the Relay for Life event and the awareness of cancer on campus.

UND hockey alum Carter Rowney skates for the Pittsburgh Penguins. The rookie forward became the latest University of North Dakota product to hoist the Cup after his Penguins defeated Nashville 2-0 in Game 6 of the Stanley Cup Final. Photo courtesy of UND Athletics/Jayson Hajdu.

UND Hockey’s cup runneth over

June 13, 2017

Carter Rowney becomes 13th alum to hoist Lord Stanley’s iconic trophy with latest Pittsburgh Penguins’ victory over the Nashville Preds

(Left to right)Travis Desell, Sima Noghanian (hidden), Prakash Ranganathan; Brian Urlacher;

The perfect UAS ecosystem

June 13, 2017

UND plays important roles in Northern Plains UAS Test Site, NASA’s successful integration of drones in populated airspace

On June 1 and 2, Gregory Gefroh (left), UND executive chef, and UND Dining Services played hosted to “Forward Food, A Culinary Experience.” The training session in plant-based cuisine drew 28 participants from UND, Mayville State University, North Dakota State University, the North Dakota State College of Science and Sanford Health. Photo by Tyler Ingham.

From the earth, for the Earth

June 13, 2017

UND plays host to regional training session on preparing plant-based foods to help meet a growing demand

Mentors in the making

Mentors in the making

June 13, 2017

University of North Dakota Arts and Sciences peer mentor program helps students acclimate with their university.

Ready for takeoff

Ready for takeoff

June 6, 2017

UND’s Student Aviation Management Association holds annual aerospace conference and career fair, connecting students with industry