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Phil Gerla (front) and Carlos Alba (back) in the Sara Park slot canyon. Photo by Sidike Abudureyimu.

UND’s Gerla takes students back in time

May 22, 2018

Geology & Geological Engineering professor makes textbooks come alive with experiential learning in Mojave Desert

The three ILMH 14 day mission crew, from left to right: UND biomechanical engineering student Nelio Nascimento; mission commander and UND Space Studies grad student Prabhu Victor; and Michael Castro, MD, a physician from Florida and the mission’s medical officer. Juan Pedraza/UND image

Demystifying Mars without leaving home

May 22, 2018

UND ‘Mars’ explorers emerge from two-weeks in sealed habitat after latest mission to test long-duration stays on the Red Planet

Nachos for a cause

Nachos for a cause

May 22, 2018

UND sorority sisters raise money to put friendly faces in the court systems to assist children

Vice President for Research and Economic Development Grant McGimpsey has a plan for research excellence at UND but the hunt for external federal funding is challenging and highly competitive among the country’s research universities.  Photo by Jackie Lorentz/UND Today.

McGimpsey announces shift in career

May 15, 2018

UND VP for Research & Economic Development eyes retirement, says he’ll leave post in December

UND Marketing & Creative Services Web specialist Matt Schill conducts training on the new UND website for University employees. The new website is set to launch May 21. Photo by Tyler Ingham/UND Today.

New website launches May 21

May 15, 2018

Updated front door for UND targets prospective students, is mobile friendly and ‘visually stunning’

It was a day of achievements for the freshly minted second lieutenant. However, over the span of five years as a student-soldier in UND’s Army Reserve Officer Training Corps, there were days that either milestone could have been considered a longshot. Photo by Shawna Schill/UND Today.

Lieutenant, at last

May 15, 2018

UND ROTC cadet commander makes the grade after inauspicious beginning to military career

North Dakota Lt. Gov. Brent Sanford delivers the annual Frank Wenstrom Lecture recently. He used the occasion as an opportunity to tell his story of public service, one that’s interwoven in business, governance and family legacy. Photo by Connor Murphy/UND Today.

Brent Sanford details journey to serve

May 15, 2018

State’s 38th lieutenant governor and UND alum delivers annual Wenstrom Lecture after whirlwind day

Leaders in Action on center stage

Leaders in Action on center stage

May 15, 2018

More than 2,000 UND students were eligible to graduate at campus ceremonies last week and this past weekend. Check it out!

Collin Hanson, executive director for Evolve Grand Forks and a 2016 UND graduate, worked with a network of public and private partners to create the Main Street GF Challenge. The aim of the project is to empower younger community members to act on the visions they have for the Grand Forks community. Photo by Connor Murphy/UND Today.

Main Street GF — challenge accepted

May 10, 2018

‘Main Street GF Challenge’ answers governor’s call to action by recruiting next-gen innovators, other schools watching

Menath earned the degree while serving full-time in the Air Force. He requested to be stationed in Grand Forks after an officer recommended the D.A. program offered by the UND history department.  Photo by Connor Murphy/UND Today.

Revolutionary outlook

May 10, 2018

Combat pilot earns history doctorate by connecting dots between modern War on Terror and America’s fight for independence

Betty Robin cuts the ribbon with her husband Si Robin for the grand opening of Robin Hall July 26, 2016. This weekend, UND will honor Betty and Si with an honorary degree for their work in supporting academics and facilties at the University. Photo by Jackie Lorentz/UND Today.

Degrees above the rest

May 10, 2018

Benefactors of Robin Hall, UND’s newest aviation hub, to be granted honorary degrees at commencement

UND’s new mission statement was approved by the State Board of Higher Education on April 26.  UND archival photo.

Mission complete

May 10, 2018

What’s in a statement? UND’s updated version gets to the core of what it is and does in 200 fewer words

The Big sweep

The Big sweep

May 10, 2018

UND students get their hands dirty out in largest community-service effort of the year

Brad Myers, who holds the title of Randy Lee Professor of Law, has been with UND Law since 2001, and carries a full load of teaching trusts and estates, tax, and business and estate planning in addition to his administrative duties as interim dean of School of Law. Photo by Jackie Lorentz/UND Today.

Myers tapped for interim School of Law dean

May 8, 2018

Brad Myers will take over for Kathryn Rand, who is returning to teaching, effective Aug. 1

Sen. John Hoeven, R-N.D., held a meeting on Friday with leaders of the Grand Forks area aviation community, including from UND Aerospace, to discuss ways UND and others can help allieviate the current industry-wide pilot shortage. Image courtesy of Beth Bjerke.

Preparing for takeoff

May 8, 2018

Sen. Hoeven: UND, regional aviation partners are solution factory for industry-wide pilot shortage