Nation & World

UND biology student Nate Schroeder recently whisked himself to Washington, D.C., acting upon a personal invitation to have dinner with Vice President Joe Biden and his wife, Jill Biden. Schroeder was one of a select handful of people to be honored by the Vice President for standing up against sexual assault and other violence. Photo Courtesy of the Office of the Vice President of the United State.

Dinner with the Veep

November 3, 2016

UND’s Nate Schroeder personally invited to Vice President Joe Biden’s residence to be honored for combatting sexual assault and other violence

The course textbook merely provides background material to guide class discussions on current events in UND Associate Professor of Political Science Bo Wood’s “Political Behavior” class. The discussions among drive the learning, he says. Photo by Shawna Schill.

Model behavior

November 1, 2016

UND political scientist encourages in-class debate among students as a way to understand current state of politics and varying ideologies of others

Erin Walcek Averett, associate professor archaeology at Creighton University, is a co-editor of the newest release from UND’s Digital Press, Mobilizing the Past for a Digital Future: The Potential of Digital Archaeology. Jody Michael Gordon (Wentworth Institute of Technology) and Derek Counts (University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee) also serve as editors. The publisher is UND’s William Caraher. Photo courtesy of Erin Walcek Averett.

Unearthing the data

November 1, 2016

UND’s Digital Press bolsters its role as a leading Open Access publisher with release of newest work break-neck technological advances in archaeology

Melanie Sage, UND Social Work faculty member

Indian child welfare

October 5, 2016

Federal grant supports UND and partners in work to improve services to Native American children.

A study by former grad student Sam Morton may help put to rest the "muscle-bound myth" concerning strength training, observes UND faculty member Jim Whitehead.

Olympics around the world

October 5, 2016

UND faculty members have rich and varied perspectives when it comes to sport on the global stage.

Wayne Seames and Chemical Engineering students researching biofuels.

International CO2

October 5, 2016

UND Chemical Engineers part of U.S.-China NSF research collaboration that could help reduce CO2 emissions from power plants.

Nick Wilson, assistant professor of aviation at the University of North Dakota’s John D. Odegard School of Aerospace Sciences, has a unique connection to the emergency landing on the Hudson River of U.S. Airways Flight 1549 on Jan. 15, 2009.

Science of ‘Sully’

October 5, 2016

Assistant Professor at UND Aerospace discusses the story of an aircraft emergency landing on the Hudson River in 2009, now featured in a top box office motion picture.

UND Social Work faculty members Melanie Sage, Dheeshana Jayasundara, Department Chair Carenlee Barkdull, Social Works students Bridget Hill and Bailey Kitko, and faculty member Bruce Reeves all take part in an orientation session to prepare Hill and Kitko for fieldwork opportunity in Sweden.

‘Social’ networking

September 23, 2016

UND students in the Department of Social Work find excitement and a culture of caring while conducting fieldwork in Malmö, Sweden.