According to the 90-page long analysis, which came out in early January, UND’s contribution to the area economy amounted to $1.5 billion in fiscal year 2017.

Leaders with impact

January 17, 2019 at

By the numbers: Report shows UND’s $1.5-billion economic punch has more than doubled in last decade 

UND makes UAS history

UND makes UAS history

January 15, 2019 at

December flight signified major milestone for UND, UAS research partners advancing commercial drone activity

The SHARPER SHAPE SHR1 Hexa-coper-6 rotar flown by SkySkopes pilot Andrew Schill sitting under a tent during a Northerns Plains UAS field test.

UND makes UAS history

December 27, 2018 at

University of North Dakota, UAS research partners achieve major milestone with first successful ‘beyond visual line of sight’ tests using multi-use, broad-purpose network for commercial drone activity

In recognition of her work, Brown-Borg has just been named a Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science for distinguished contributions to the biology of aging.

One for the ages

December 13, 2018 at

UND’s Holly Brown-Borg, an expert in human lifes pan, joins elite company with one of science’s highest honors

In her first semester at UND, the psychology faculty member has received an early career research award from the National Institutes of Health, been nominated for a teaching excellence award, and has found joy in working with her students.

Whirlwind semester

December 6, 2018 at

First-year faculty member RaeAnn Anderson receives early career grant, nominated for teaching award

John Mihelich will serve as Interim Vice President until a replacement is found.

UND names Interim Research VP, launches search

December 4, 2018 at

John Mihelich to serve until permanent successor found for current VP Grant McGimpsey

‘The future of North Dakota’

‘The future of North Dakota’

December 4, 2018 at

Industry leaders: Power of UND-NDSU collaborations driving state prosperity

Rise above

Rise above

November 27, 2018 at

The RIAS (rhymes with “Rise”) making UND a leading destination for cutting edge autonomous technology

Participants in the Near-Space Balloon Competition, representing 10 different schools around the state, launch payloads on the tail of a high-altitude balloon, Saturday. It’s the culmination of months-long projects conducted by middle and high schools with the assistance of North Dakota Space Grant Consortium, who are based at UND. Two balloons carried student-made experiments almost 20 miles into the sky, past 99% of Earth’s atmosphere. Image courtesy of North Dakota Space Grant Consortium.

Science 20 miles high

November 20, 2018 at

UND hosts North Dakota Space Grant’s 8th annual Near-Space Balloon Competition for scientific youth

Hot and cold

Hot and cold

November 15, 2018 at

UND biologist’s research of snapping turtles could yield far-reaching implications

Home sweet Bakken?

Home sweet Bakken?

November 13, 2018 at

Social Work’s Bret Weber to present housing research from Bakken oil patch at newt Faculty Lecture

The North Dakota National Guard's Camp Grafton Training Center is an ideal venue for UND UAS operators to conduct workshops, conferences and training exercises. The camp's unique capability to seamlessly move from conference room to a 10,000-acre field environment is possible thanks, in part, to agreements to conduct UAS research and testing with the North Plains UAS Test Site near Grand Forks.  Photo by Shawna Schill/UND Today.

Space to fly

November 9, 2018 at

UND representatives attend DHS’s Future UAS Threat Workshop at Camp Grafton Training Center

IMLH No. 6 crew members exit module on Oct. 24.

Down to Earth

October 25, 2018 at

UND ‘astronauts’ emerge from 14-day simulated mission to Mars in good spirits

UND Assistant Professor of Aviation Nick Wilson (left) and UND Assistant Professor of Electrical Engineering Kouhyar Tavakolian show off components of their patent-pending "Smartsealz" communication headset, which contain embedded technology that monitors aircraft operational signals and pilot brain activity for signs of mechanical problems and pilot mental fatigue. Photo by Tyler Ingham.

Patents pending aplenty

October 18, 2018 at

Joint UND-NDSU biomedical engineering symposium showcases student and faculty collaborations

Stress, stress everywhere

Stress, stress everywhere

October 16, 2018 at

UND sociologist Daphne Pedersen takes on burnout in higher education at next Faculty Lecture