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UND Chester Fritz Distinguished Professor of Chemistry Alena Kubatova (right) works with a student in her UND lab. Kubatova is set to deliver the next UND Faculty Lecture at 4:30 p.m., on Wednesday (Jan. 23) in the Lecture Bowl of the UND Memorial Union. A social will precede the lecture at 4 p.m. Photo by Jackie Lorentz/UND Today.

Chemistry all around

January 22, 2019 at

Next UND Faculty Lecture features Alena Kubatova and the ubiquity of science in everyday life

Intolerance in your face

Intolerance in your face

January 21, 2019 at

UND programs put spotlight on oppression and discrimination to promote awareness

Kennedy said UND supports the State Board of Higher Education proposed budget, which advocates stable funding and merit pay increases. North Dakota Gov. Doug Burgum, however, has recommended a 5 percent budget decrease for higher education, despite major cuts to the University System in the current biennium.
“We do believe that UND and the State of North Dakota are at an inflection point between sinking and swimming,” Kennedy told legislators.
But, by continuing to focus on strategic investments in student success, campus renewal and discovery research, UND is positioning itself to stay above water. Image courtesy of Peter Johnson.

‘Swimming’ into a New Economy

January 17, 2019 at

UND touts student success, campus renewal and research as keys to smooth currents over ‘growing waters’

Foerster, a native of Pisek, N.D., and a doctoral student in chemical engineering, is working to convert waste products from soybeans into high-value carbon fiber, which is stronger and more stiff than steel, yet lighter. It’s used in planes, cars, and even golf clubs. He took first place in the recent three Minute Thesis Competition at UND.  Photo by Shawna Schill/UND Today.

Like ‘Ted Talks’ for theses

January 17, 2019 at

UND ‘3MT’ national finalist Ian Forester set bar high; now new crop of students ready for next competition Jan. 23 

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 

Dakota dynasty revisited

Dakota dynasty revisited

January 17, 2019 at

20th Anniversary: In the late ’90s, UND Women’s Basketball was 3-time national champs and the hottest ticket in town

Johnathan Judd, a UND School of Law graduate, was recently sworn in as the mayor of Moorhead, Minn. Judd's election was preceded by years of community involvement and service. Photo by Dima Williams/UND Today.

Empowering voice

January 15, 2019 at

UND School of Law grad elected first African-American mayor of Moorhead, Minn.

Coach Michael Lents (center) hoists two of the now-10 championships the UND Aerobatic Team has earned since 2008. After a brief slip into second place in 2017, UND is back on top. Flanking Lents are team members Andrew Hollingsworth (left) and Team Captain Alex Hunt. Photo by Connor Murphy/UND Today.

Terrific Ten – champions once more

January 15, 2019 at

UND Aerobatic Team finds itself back on top, reestablishing winning tradition

UND online education receives high marks

UND online education receives high marks

January 15, 2019 at

UND online programs rankings by U.S. News & World Report show the University’s advancement in online education, service to military

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

Their gift will establish the Drs. John and Ruth Carter Endowment. Revenue from the endowment will be used to create the Geology & Geological Engineering Students and Faculty Excellence Fund, which will promote excellence among faculty and students who major in Geology or Geological Engineering through activities such as field trips, experiential learning and professional development.

Couple posthumously gifts $1M for Harold Hamm School of Geology & Geological Engineering

December 27, 2018 at

John and Ruth Carter’s generous donation will support faculty and students

Embrace change and adapt

Embrace change and adapt

December 27, 2018 at

UND President Mark Kennedy addresses Class of 2018 at Winter Commencement ceremonies

Weather wizards in the making

Weather wizards in the making

December 27, 2018 at

UND Atmospheric Sciences students compile real weather forecasts, broadcast to the community

Big day for ‘Big Data’

Big day for ‘Big Data’

December 18, 2018 at

Friday signing ceremony announces $10 million UND investment in Big Data, hiring of six new computational scientists