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The UND Energy and Environmental Sustainability Grand Challenge team plans to issue 12 awards of $2,500 each for new research concepts, and at least one award is anticipated in each of the following areas: law and regulation, policy issues, social impacts, health and well-being, public awareness and education, and environmental sustainability.

EERC secures $10M in grants

December 7, 2016

UND center to investigate feasibility of storing carbon dioxide capture and underground storage

UND student LaJuan Willis interacts with the crowd that took part in the University’s first-ever Teach-in on racism and diversity. Willis’ presentation on Friday, Dec. 2, was part of a session titled Lies Are Quick, The Truth Is Slow: Free Speech Just Isn’t Enough, held in The Loading Dock area of the Memorial Union. Photo by Shawna Schill.

Fanning the flame for positive change

December 7, 2016

UND Teach-in looks to sustain conversation on racism and diversity

Members of the UND men’s hockey team raise their sticks in a salute to the “home” crowd at Madison Square Garden in New York City, Saturday, Dec. 3, after a hard-fought 4-3 victory over the Boston College Eagles in the National Collegiate Hockey Association’s College Hockey Showdown. As a member of the NCHC, UND was considered the home team for the event, which drew thousands of Fighting Hawks fans to the Big Apple. Photo by Russ Hons/UND Atletics.

Three-ring frenzy (and more)

December 7, 2016

UND Athletics keeps busy, and smiling, with three appearances on the national stage this weekend in volleyball, football and men’s hockey

A UND Biology student performs experiments in the lab at UND’s Starcher Hall, while a New York and Seattle-based documentary film crew monitors his every move. The documentary crew came to UND to capture footage of students and faculty members involved in a nearly five-decades-long study on climate and ecosystem changes on the western edge of Canada’s Hudson Bay. Photo by Shawna Schill.

Biology in focus

December 7, 2016

Documentary film crew visits UND to capture innovative climate-change research by grad students and faculty

Prohibition tunnel – or not? Part 2

Prohibition tunnel – or not? Part 2

December 7, 2016

A UND Geophysics class has been working for weeks to demystify a buried legend from the Prohibition Era. What did they find?

Dan Laudal (left), engineer and major projects manager at the UND College of Engineering & Mines’ (COE) Institute for Energy Studies, stands with Harry Feilen, manager of operations and safety at the COE, at a carbon-capture test site on the UND campus. Photo courtesy of the College of Engineering & Mines.

Pushing the envelope on global warming

December 7, 2016

UND chemical engineer Daniel Laudal and colleagues aim to revolutionize carbon-capture technology

Debbie Storrs and Jeff Weatherly

Budgeting 101: Sooner rather than later

December 1, 2016

Arts & Sciences’ quick reaction to Legislature-mandated cuts allowed it to support and protect priorities

The College of Engineering & Mines, led by Dean Hesham El Rewini, has seen unparalleled success over the last 10 years, nearly doubling enrollment. Of the 2,000 additional UND students in the last 10 years, 1,200 of those have enrolled in engineering programs. Photo by Jackie Lorentz.

Growth in the face of cuts

December 1, 2016

Engineering & Mines generating more revenue, programs through strategic planning and engaging external sources

UND President Mark Kennedy will lead the group, which will host state lawmakers for a reception on Monday, Dec. 5. It’ll be the first time Kennedy and many of the Legislators will have an opportunity to visit face-to-face.  Photo by Shawna Schill.

Making the case for UND

December 1, 2016

President Kennedy to lead Bismarck-bound group next week to tout benefits of University

A new UND working group, using flexibilities provided by a newly unveiled framework from the North Dakota University System, will soon convene with the task of recommending a new tuition model that generates the right revenue for UND’s needs moving forward. Photo graphic by UND Today.

The right revenue?

December 1, 2016

UND forming a working group to recommend appropriate tuition-and-fee model, based on NDUS framework

Art of professional tailgating

Art of professional tailgating

December 1, 2016

As UND football preps for its first Division I playoff game this Saturday at the Alerus Center, former player and expert tailgater John Roche gives insight on how Hawks’ fans get ready outside the arena

The UND School of Medicine & Health Sciences, which has been working successfully for years to boost the number of family medicine practitioners in North Dakota, was recently named third in the nation for educating family physicians. Photo illustration by Jackie Lorentz.

Staying power

November 29, 2016

UND SMHS’ tops-in-nation ranking for producing family medicine physicians helps meet North Dakota healthcare initiatives by keeping medical students in state

UND alumnus and literary legend Thomas McGrath (second from left) takes part in a noon-hour panel discussion during the 1985 UND Writers Conference. The panel was led by UND English Professor Sherrie O’Donnell (at left).

Literary legend celebrated

November 29, 2016

Friends, colleagues and son of UND alum Thomas McGrath gather to fete renowned author’s 100th birthday

UND graduate student Jacqueline Amor is in the driver’s seat of a collaborative effort among the University of North Dakota, the North Dakota Game and Fish Department and the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe to understand the state’s elk population. Photo by Jackie Lorentz.

Halting the herd mentality

November 29, 2016

Grad student Jacqueline Amor heads collaborative effort to monitor North Dakota elk and guard against depredation

(Front to back) Body Graff, Maple Grove, Minn.; Luke Schurtz, Chicago; and Max Lambrecht, Shakopee, Minn., check out the inner workings of new Piper Archer II single-engine aircraft on display during a recent open house put on by UND Aerospace. Eventually, the flight school estimates it could have as many as 65 of the new Archer aircraft available for student training. Photo by Jackie Lorentz.

Refining the fleet

November 29, 2016

UND Aerospace expected to change out more than half of its existing training aircraft with new Piper Archers