Associate Professor and Cellist Simona Barbu is among the gifted faculty at UND who hold endowed chairs. Photo by Mike Hess/UND Today.

The power of endowed faculty

December 2, 2021 at

From music to medicine, from recruiting to retention, endowed professorships give UND a competitive edge

Aaron Kennedy, UND associate professor of atmospheric sciences, adjusts the Skycam on top of Clifford Hall. On YouTube, it livestreams weather approaching Grand Forks from the west. Photo by Patrick C. Miller/UND Today.

Skycams give bird’s-eye view of UND’s weather

November 30, 2021 at

Weather Channel regularly features Atmospheric Sciences camera atop Clifford Hall

Dr. Donald Warne, Associate Dean of the UND School of Medicine & Health Sciences and director of the University's Public Health and Indians Into Medicine programs, testifies before the Food and Nutrition Subcommittee of the U.S. U.S. Senate Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition & Forestry, Nov. 2, 2021. Web screenshot.

UND researcher: American Indians’ health disparities often rooted in nutritional disparities

November 4, 2021 at

But evidence-based, tribally specific solutions can help address both disparities, Dr. Don Warne tells Senate subcommittee 

Rob Stupnisky and his counterparts at the College are intent on creating an environment for BEARS that involves faculty and students alike. By helping BEARS achieve its contract-to-contract objectives, students will have a solid understanding of research in the real world. UND archival image.

No longer hibernating, BEARS helps with education, social science research

November 2, 2021 at

Return of UND-based bureau will support College of Education and Human Development’s research mission

Eric Kolb, research engineer with Microbeam Technologies (right), and Ashish Kotwal, a UND graduate student, overlook the pilot plant that will produce rare earth elements from North Dakota coal. Photo by Patrick C. Miller/UND Today.

Powering up North Dakota and the world’s energy future

October 26, 2021 at

UND dedicates one-of-a-kind engineering facility for training and research

Attendees to the 15th Annual UAS Summit at the Alerus Center in Grand Forks visit the Expo Hall featuring the latest in UAS technology and services. Photo by Patrick C. Miller/UND Today.

Space: The final frontier — for drones

October 19, 2021 at

Co-sponsored by UND, premier UAS summit highlights rapid merging of UAS, space technologies

Photo by Tom Dennis/UND Today.

Access, collaboration and (especially) retention

October 14, 2021 at

Those are the stars college administrators should steer by as they navigate rough demographic seas, Eye of the Hawk lecturer Nathan Grawe said at UND

Image courtesy of UND School of Medicine & Health Sciences.

A.R. in the O.R.

October 14, 2021 at

UND’s departments of surgery and computer science team up to explore augmented reality technology in the operating room

In 1946, the War Department made an offer of land below the proposed Garrison Dam in return for the land that the dam and its new lake would consume. But most of the "lieu land" was nowhere near as fertile or valuable as the land that would be taken, the Tribal Council and MHA Nation argued, using the map and other documents as evidence. Web screenshot of map from the William Langer Papers at UND.

UND partners with tribal college on NEH digitization grant

October 12, 2021 at

Together with Nueta Hidatsa Sahnish College, UND will digitize historic documents, expand language resources and create K-12 curriculum

UND has received grant awards for three of four UAS research projects recently funded by the Federal Aviation Administration and is the lead university on two of the projects. Photo by Shawna Schill/UND Today.

UND research, workforce development featured at UAS Summit Oct. 13-14

October 7, 2021 at

Event highlights opportunities for UAS technology in space

Pablo de Leon and the NDX-1 suit, the first suit he built at UND. UND archival image.

UND professor is NASA’s featured researcher for Hispanic Heritage Month

September 24, 2021 at

Space Studies Chair Pablo de León specializes in designing spacesuits and space habitats, which astronauts might use on the Moon or Mars 

Image courtesy of NASA (Christine Daniloff/MIT, Julien de Wit).

UND astronomers reach for the hot Jupiter exoplanets

September 23, 2021 at

Novel approach to studying exoplanets enables UND team to spot sodium from more than 3.5 quadrillion miles away

Image courtesy of UND School of Medicine & Health Sciences.

Keeping infectious and inflammatory diseases on the run

September 21, 2021 at

Biomedical research center at UND awarded $10.7 million renewal from NIH

Image courtesy of UND Aerospace.

Countering the threat of rogue drones

September 16, 2021 at

U.S. Department of Homeland Security awards $1 million counter-UAS research contract to UND

UND archival image.

Lifting the fog about fog

September 9, 2021 at

UND receives National Science Foundation grant to measure fog using UAS