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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.

Norwegian ancestry

October 5, 2016

Norwegian heritage records surpass 1,600 volumes at the UND’s Department of Special Collections.

Growing up on a farm, UND sculptor Patrick Luber was drawn to the idea of working with and manipulating materials. As he grew up, he learned to work with his hands and deal with the physical world around him.

Science and brimstone

October 5, 2016

UND sculptor Patrick Luber’s newest creation straddles the symbolic intersection of scientific and religious inquiry.

Elizabeth Harris in her office in Merrifield Hall on UND campus.

Master translator

October 5, 2016

UND’s master translator Elizabeth Harris is a finalist for two more national prizes.

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.

Katie Davidson. Photo by Shawna Noel Schill.

Overseas inspiration

October 5, 2016

New Director of International Center at UND looks to encourage more students to study abroad.

Steve Light, UND associate vice president for academic affairs, enjoys conversation and a morning meal with UND student Chris Sigurdson and City officials during a special breakfast to honor UND interns who spent their summers working for the City of Grand Forks. At right is Mike Vatnsdal, Grand Forks budget officer and Sigurdson's internship supervisor. Photo by Shawna Schill.

On the job

October 5, 2016

UND students benefit from spirit of collaboration between City and University with internships that provide real-world experience and expert mentorship.

UND's Al Frazier (center) accepts the Airborne Law Enforcement Association's 2016 "UAS Award" at the group's annual conference in Georgia.

High recognition

October 5, 2016

UND Associate Professor Al Frazier, a leader in the integration of aviation and law enforcement, hauling in awards for work with UAS applications in policing.

UND student Mariah Salfer, Sleepy Eye, Minn., recently returned from The “4k for Cancer,” a 4,000-mile cross-country bike ride hosted by the Ulman Cancer Fund. Photo by Shawna Schill.

Returning home

October 5, 2016

UND student Mariah Salfer returns from 4,000-mile bicycle ride, re-adjusts to college life.

Bruce Gjovig (left) and Tyler Okerlund stand outside of the UND Center for Innovation. The two men have developed a new entrepreneurship program designed specifically for disabled veterans.

First class

October 5, 2016

UND program accepts first class of disabled vets with entrepreneurship ambitions.

Lucia Carvelli (center), Department of Biomedical Sciences, leads the “Amphetamine Causes Transgenerational Effects” study

Amphetamines threat

October 5, 2016

NIH funds $1.5 million study of transgenerational threat from amphetamines.

Hesham El-Rewini, Dean of College of Engineering & Mines (left) explains to UND President Mark R. Kennedy some highthights of the new Collaborative Energy Complex during a tour.
checking: left Jon Stoeckman, with Community Contracting

$2 million allocation

October 5, 2016

UND to allocate nearly $2 million to libraries, research, arts and sciences and engineering.

UND High Performance Computing Specialist Aaron Bergstrom.

Big data

October 5, 2016

UND leads collaborative multi-state project, titled Digital Agriculture Spoke.

Ribbon-cutting for the new Wellness Center outdoor spaces. Photo by Tyler Ingham.

Wellness milestone

October 5, 2016

UND facility dedicated to all dimensions of healthy living celebrates 10 years on campus.