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Giving globally

Giving globally

April 9, 2019 at

UND’s Engineers Without Borders gives students chance to give back to local and international community

William N. Bryan, acting under secretary for the U.S. Department of Homeland Security's research and development directorate, provided his broad view of modern technology and the threats we face as a result of rapid development. Photo by Connor Murphy/UND Today.

Eye of the Hawk: Knowing the dangers

March 28, 2019 at

Homeland Security Under Secretary examines pervasiveness of tech, how students can help defend nation

Sen. John Hoeven, R-N.D., shook hands with Cadets recently enrolled in the Army ROTC Flight Training Program. Through Hoeven's efforts, defense funds were allocated to bring back the popular, unique partnership between UND Aerospace and UND Army ROTC.

Hoeven: ‘You are the solution’

March 21, 2019 at

U.S. Senator from North Dakota joins military and University leaders to celebrate return of valuable flight program

The Hon. Heather Wilson, U.S. Secretary of the Air Force, will return to campus in May to deliver a commencement address - the first by an off-campus speaker since 2013.

Heather Wilson named commencement speaker

February 28, 2019 at

Secretary of the Air Force, the Hon. Heather Wilson, to deliver Spring Commencement address in May

Love for ice, 12,000 feet high

Love for ice, 12,000 feet high

February 12, 2019 at

UND’s Jeff VanLooy, associate professor in Earth System Science & Policy, and Lance DiAngelis, Ph.D. candidate in the same department, talk glaciers in a recent Wyoming PBS doc

Global hawks grace ‘Eye of the Hawk’

Global hawks grace ‘Eye of the Hawk’

February 7, 2019 at

Geo-political and military experts converge on UND to discuss evolving meaning of “peace through strength”

UND on the global stage

UND on the global stage

December 13, 2018 at

President Kennedy joins distinguished panel of geopolitical experts to talk changing face of America in Japan

Though he was closer to son, George W. Bush, UND President Mark Kennedy and First Lady Debbie Kennedy shared intimate moments with the elder Bushes, George H.W. and Barbara. Here the two couples spend time together at the late former president's estate in Kennebunkport Maine. Image courtesy of Mark Kennedy.

Kennedy: five vital lessons from George H.W. Bush

December 6, 2018 at

From being wary about the Middle East to protecting America’s intelligence services, the former president was far more prescient than he’s often given credit for

UND President Mark Kennedy and daughter, Emily (white shirt) stand in solemn tribute near the casket of President Ronald Reagan at the nation's capitol in June 2004. Image courtesy of Mark Kennedy.

Kennedy: the power of state funerals

December 4, 2018 at

Wednesday, the nation will lay to rest George H.W. Bush — Navy pilot, congressman, ambassador to UN, chief envoy toRead More

All eyes on China

All eyes on China

November 20, 2018 at

UND’s latest Eye of the Hawk lecturer Hal Brands talks global affairs and the ‘Red Dragon’ of Asia

The way North: UND faculty teach in Norway

The way North: UND faculty teach in Norway

November 15, 2018 at

Two UND professors are to spend spring semester teaching, learning and exploring at the American College of Norway

Mark Chipman: Soaring success, grounded humility

Mark Chipman: Soaring success, grounded humility

November 13, 2018 at

Alum, chairman of True North Sports & Entertainment, which owns NHL’s Jets, headlines annual ethics talk

Hal Brands-American Grand Strategy in an Age of Upheaval talks about the uncertainty about America's role in the world than at any time in recent decades. From the South China Sea, to the Middle East, to the Baltics and Eastern Europe.     (Jackie Lorentz photo/UND Today) 

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‘Hawkish’ affairs between U.S. and China

November 8, 2018 at

Johns Hopkins global affairs expert, former Defense Secretary staffer Hal Brands points to gradual escalations in Asia

UND has struck up a partnership with Woz U, a technology-based career training company, started by Steve Wozniak (above). Wozniak and Steve Jobs are famously known for founding Apple computers in the garage of Jobs' childhood home.

‘Woz’ up?

November 6, 2018 at

UND partners with technology-based training leader, started by Steve Wozniak, co-founder of Apple computers

It allows students to earn full-time employment prior to graduation and go straight to a national carrier after their time at UND, a break from the typical regional-to-major airline path. They’ll fly international routes and have eligibility to be captain after only two years on the job.
It also means that after UND, pilots will be on the flight deck of a Boeing 737 to start their careers. Photo by Connor Murphy/UND Today.

New ‘Sun’ rises

October 25, 2018 at

Sun Country Airlines and UND unveil unique career pathway pact to address flight instructor shortage