Nation & World

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

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

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