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UND Football coach Kyle “Bubba” Schweigert and UND President Mark Kennedy (right) are surrounded by celebrating Fighting Hawks players after they came from behind to stun the Northern Arizona Lumber Jacks Saturday, Nov. 12, to earn the team’s first Big Sky Conference Championship in football in school history. Photo by Shawna Schill.

We are the champions

November 15, 2016

UND Fighting Hawks teams win not one but two Big Sky Conference titles in one day, and in thrilling fashion, on Saturday

UND Aerospace’s Kim Kenville (left) and Dean Paul Lindseth cut the ribbon, signifying partial completion of a major project to replace the Flight School’s concrete aircraft parking areas surrounding the Flight Operations Center at the Grand Forks International Airport. UND will seek additional funding to complete the project in the next biennium. Photo by Shawna Schill.

On solid ground

November 15, 2016

UND Aerospace thanks legislators for funding partial completion of major repairs to aircraft parking ramps at the airport

Digital technology has made tremendous changes to how sound effects are created for UND Theatre productions. Photo by Richard Larson.

5 Questions with Loren Liepold: UND’s man behind the curtain

November 15, 2016

Loren Liepold has served as technical director and sound designer for UND Theatre Arts since 1990, but he’s been working his stagecraft for much longer than that

UND Mechanical Engineering Professor George Bibel was recently consulted by the Government Accountability Office, an independent, nonpartisan agency that works for the U.S. Congress, as a subject matter expert in a report on new rules mandating electronic brakes on crude-oil trains. Photo by Jackie Lorentz.

Of planes, trains and things that fall down

November 15, 2016

UND’s Master of Disaster, George Bibel, tapped by GAO to be subject matter expert on new rules for oil train brakes

Books bonanza

Books bonanza

November 15, 2016

UND Chester Fritz Library staff encourage young readers by raising funds, donating books to University Children’s Learning Center

Maridee Shogren, of the College of Nursing & Professional Disciplines, listens to a point from UND Student Body Vice President Blake Andert, with Stacey Borboa-Peterson, director of Multicultural Programs & Services, looking on in the background, during a work session for the UND Strategic Planning Committee. Photo by Shawna Schill.

Core Values bring us closer to OneUND

November 10, 2016

Message to the campus from the Co-chairs of the University’s Strategic Planning Committee

Will Gosnold takes the first reading on the gravity meter

Hands-on history

November 10, 2016

Geophysics class might be on to something when it comes to rumored Prohibition-era bootlegger tunnels in East Grand Forks

UND sophomore forward Mike Gornall takes a shot on Minnesota goal tender Eric Schierhorn at Mariucci Arena Saturday night on the campus of the University of Minnesota in Minneapolis. This past weekend’s two-game series was the first time in three years that the two teams had faced off in a game. Photo by Russ Hons/ UND Athletics.

Rivalry renewed

November 10, 2016

UND and Minnesota men’s hockey teams resume their storied cold war after a three-year hiatus with two instant classics in Minneapolis

Greg Page

The ethical CEO

November 10, 2016

UND alumnus, former Cargill CEO Greg Page shares insights on family culture he enjoyed and worked to instill for more than 40 years

Jake Blum and Kylie Oversen

Young politicians

November 10, 2016

UND students Kylie Oversen and Jake Blum caught the public service bug early in their youth and didn’t wait long to act upon it

Flags numbering 1,160 fly in front of UND’s Memorial Union. Each one represents a military-affiliated UND student or dependent. The flag display coincides with Veterans Day, which is Friday, Nov. 11, and with the celebration of Nontraditional Student Week at UND. Photo by Richard Larson.

Salute to Veterans

November 10, 2016

UND is paying tribute to students who’ve serve the country this week with a flurry of red, white and blue in front of the Memorial Union

Lanny LaPlante (left) of the Cheyenne River Reservation in South Dakota, applied to UND’s new Veterans Entrepreneurship Program (VEP) to get more hands-on learning and professional advice on growing his current start-up venture, Blue Star, Inc., which installs navigation aids and lighting systems for airports. The VEP is a three-part program that prepares disabled vets to enter the world of business. Tyler Okerlund (right) is the director of UND’s VEP. Photo by Tyler Ingham.

Boot camp: business style

November 8, 2016

Disabled military veterans from around the country look to UND’s Center for Innovation for entrepreneurship training

UND students, part of a collaboration with students from NDSU in Fargo, show of their version of a “CubeSat,” a miniature satellite that is slated to be launched into space and orbit the Earth early next year. In the image, left to right, are Skye Leake, Michael Hirsch, Christian Peterson, Jeremy Straub and Karl Schmaltz.  Straub is heading up the project at UND and NDSU. He is a Ph.D. graduate of UND’s Computer Sciences Department and currently works as a faculty member in NDSU’s Computer Science division. Photo by Jackie Lorentz.

First in flight

November 8, 2016

UND and NDSU students collaborate on what would be North Dakota’s pioneer free-flying satellite

Abbey Anderson, a native of Cooperstown, N.D., currently is a student in her final year of UND’s Family Nurse Practitioner (FNP) Clinical Track distance education program.

Dedicated from a distance

November 8, 2016

UND online nursing student Abbey Anderson plows toward another degree while balancing busy work and home life

Assistant Professor Surojit Gupta works in his lab in Upson Hall II, part of the UND College of Engineering & Mines.

Slippery when dry

November 8, 2016

UND mechanical engineer Suroijt Gupta re-envisions the modern turbomachinery to reduce the need for oil-based lubricants