Nation & World

Since the John D. Odegard School of Aerospace Sciences launched its UAS operation degree program 10 years ago, there have been 225 graduates. There are 159 students currently majoring in the program. Photo by Shawn Schill/UND Today.

UAS degree program reaches 10-year anniversary

December 5, 2019 at

UND Aerospace has 225 UAS graduates since program launch in 2009

The first UND students graduating with a degree in Unmanned Aircraft Systems Operations. (Left to right); Adam Julson, Chris Burger, Brett Whalin, Jeremy Duke and Alex Gustafson stand with an Insitu Scan Eagle outside of Clifford Hall. Photo by University of North Dakota.

UND grad makes most of his UAS degree

December 5, 2019 at

Brett Whalin: ‘When I was hired, it was because they were impressed with my resume’

After obtaining a Ph.D. in literature from the University of North Dakota, and following several other jobs, Marielle Risse fell in love with Oman, where she teaches literature and cultural studies. Image courtesy of Marielle Risse.

For the love of literature, culture and expat life

September 5, 2019 at

UND alumna and literature professor in Oman credits UND for nourishing a literary passion

Cadets from this year's crew of AFJROTC Flight Academy participants look to the skies for the U.S. Air Force Thunderbirds' routine above the Fargo AirSho. Image courtesy of Beth Bjerke.

Flight Academy takes cadets to new heights

August 6, 2019 at

AFJROTC brings second round of junior cadets to UND Aerospace for intensive training

UND Interim President Joshua Wynne helped welcome Aviation Accreditation Board International to UND last Tuesday. Wynne recognized UND Aerospace for its leadership in meeting professional standards of the aviation industry. Photo by Connor Murphy/UND Today.

UND welcomes international accreditation group

July 23, 2019 at

Aviation body meets on campus for first time since group’s founding under John Odegard

Alumni Focus: A call to action

Alumni Focus: A call to action

July 16, 2019 at

After witnessing opioid overdoses first hand, recent UND alum now manages Grand Forks’ response to the national crisis Over theRead More

Alumni Focus: Live like Rach

Alumni Focus: Live like Rach

July 2, 2019 at

A mission to raise awareness of young-onset colorectal cancer Before Pat Monson’s daughter, Rachel Ellingson, ’05, ’09, passed away atRead More

Jacob and Aubrey Barney lead Timber & Ash Designs, a custom woodwork shop in Grand Forks, which came about after Jacob returned to carpentry, a craft his father thought him.

Alumni Focus: The sweetest smell

July 2, 2019 at

After losing his dad, UND civil engineering alum devotes himself to carpentry, a trade his father taught him The smellRead More

Luana Liang (left) and Kyle Finseth are two of 11 UND students attending summer classes at Korea Aerospace University for three weeks, in July. They'll be earning credits toward courses needed for graduation without missing crucial flight training. Photo by Connor Murphy/UND Today.

Korean connections by air

June 25, 2019 at

Aerospace University summer program draws record UND enrollment through value of credits, cultural exchange

What was to be a semester-long video production internship with the St. Louis Blues turned into a season-long   job for Andrew Marsh, who received an insider view of his favorite team's  historic Stanley Cup triumph. Photo courtesy of Andrew Marsh.

Season of winning for UND alum and St. Louis Blues

June 18, 2019 at

UND communications alum gets front-row view of the St. Louis Blues’ historic progression to Stanley Cup

A collaboration between the University of Hawaii and the University of North Dakota tested the potential of Box Farm technology to grow fresh produce for future space missions to the moon and Mars. Photo by Shawna Schill/UND Today.

Aloha, North Dakota

May 28, 2019 at

University of Hawaii students partner with UND Space Studies to test out-of this-world farm concept

Former U.S. Senator Heidi Heitkamp received an honorary degree during this year's commencement proceedings. She served as the first female U.S. Senator from North Dakota. Photo by Shawna Schill/UND Today.

Q&A: Catching up with Heidi Heitkamp, UND honorary degree recipient

May 28, 2019 at

First U.S. Senator from North Dakota talks about her beloved alma mater

Research on the rocks 12,000-feet up

Research on the rocks 12,000-feet up

May 19, 2019 at

UND’s Jeff VanLooy and Ph.D. candidate Lance DiAngelis featured in national public television doc on Rocky Mountain glaciers

Carly Gullickson was worried her academic goals would prevent her from studying abroad, but the Global Student Teaching program allowed her to complete the student teaching portion of her program across the world. Image courtesy of Carly Gullickson.

Lessons from the Kiwi

May 7, 2019 at

UND student teachers discover education a world away in unique study abroad program

Flanked by Dean of UND Aerospace Paul Lindseth and Air Traffic Organization's Deputy Chief Tim Arel, U.S. Sen. John Hoeven, R-N.D., discussed his recent introduction of bipartisan legislation that would reform the air traffic controller hiring practices of the Federal Aviation Administration. Photo by Connor Muprhy/UND Today.

In seach of the ‘best and brightest’

April 25, 2019 at

Hoeven brings FAA to UND to discuss air traffic control hiring regulations, legislation designed to change them