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Though Forsberg actually graduated from UND with a degree in Air Traffic Control, he attributes a great deal of his success to entrepreneurship classes he took along the way. Those classes and a chance meeting gave him the confidence to invent a product that clearing the air in coffee shops around the region. Photo courtesy of Averi Haugesaug.

Breath of fresh air

May 30, 2017

UND alumnus brews up a business venture after a bout with coffee breath

In the spotlight

In the spotlight

May 30, 2017

UND hosts first-ever undergrad research showcase, featuring student scholarly activity across the spectrum of majors

UND Assistant Professor of Aviation Nick Wilson (left) and UND Assistant Professor of Electrical Engineering Kouhyar Tavakolian show off components of their patent-pending "Smartsealz" communication headset, which contain embedded technology that monitors aircraft operational signals and pilot brain activity for signs of mechanical problems and pilot mental fatigue. Photo by Tyler Ingham.

Wake up and fly right

May 23, 2017

Aviation and engineering researchers combine forces on patent-pending technology to make skies safer

Cody Soderstrom, a computer science major at UND, starts off his new gig as an intern  for the City of Grand Forks with a clean slate.  Photo Tyler Ingham.

Interns in turn

May 23, 2017

UND enters third summer of partnership with the City of Grand Forks to provide real world work experiences for students

North Dakota-Manitoba Chapter of the Association of College & Research Libraries symposium keynote speaker Stephanie Baltzer Kom, head of technical services for the North Dakota State Historical Society Archives, urged fellow librarians and research specialists to start building partnerships and strong collaborations with each other. This year
symposium was hosted by UND. Photo by Shawna Schill.

Libraries: Called to collaborate

May 23, 2017

Regional meeting of academic libraries shares collaborative efforts in open resources, student outreach and digitization

University judges listen intently to project pitches at a recent Big Ideas Gym (BIG) presentation at the College of Engineering & Mines. The BIG program encourges UND engineering students and others to come up to innovative solutions to global problems. Photo by Tyler Ingham.

‘BIG’ idea fosters big solution

May 23, 2017

Distill Nation wins final engineering challenge, delivering a viable project to purify water more cheaply

Balancing act

Balancing act

May 23, 2017

UND men’s tennis player Matt Hokanson describes daily routine of a Division I student athlete, juggling sport and academics

UND President Mark Kennedy's new book zeroes in on how political, regulatory, media and activists can shape – or shift – business practices. Photo by Shawna Schill.

Kennedy’s new book takes on ‘Shapeholders’

May 16, 2017

Released May 9, latest work by UND President is a how-to on engaging activists in an Age of Activism

Tajreed Rich, a Minneapolis native, celebrates his degree from UND at the school's general commencement ceremony on Saturday, May 13, at the Alerus Center. Photo by Jackie Lorentz.

Crossing the finish line

May 16, 2017

Thousands of friends and family watch as their UND graduates cross the commencement state on Saturday and Sunday

Colin Combs, chair of the Department of Biomedical Sciences at UND's School of Medicine & Health Sciences, accepts congratulations from UND President Mark Kennedy and Dr. Josh Wynne, dean of the medical schools, after Combs was surprised with honor of being UND's newest Chester Fritz Distinguished Professor -- the highest academic honor UND can bestow.  Photo by Tyler Ingham.

The ‘distinguished’ Dr. Combs

May 16, 2017

UND School of Medicine & Health Sciences biomedical researcher surprised with latest Chester Fritz professorship award

Donations from the EERC employees are stacked in preparation for delivery to the Northlands Rescue Mission. The effort was spearheaded by the EERC’s Social Cause committee, which is a group of employees that volunteer within the community. The committee selects a charity each year and raises money, donates goods or volunteers their time at that organization.  Photo courtesy of EERC.

EERC on a mission for the Mission

May 16, 2017

Research center collects more than $10,000 in supplies for Northlands shelter

ND Academy of Science at UND

ND Academy of Science at UND

May 16, 2017

Annual meeting highlights student research from 6 of the 11 NDUS schools

Garrett Kovar (center with simulated baby), a unior at Red River High School, takes his turn making rounds at UND's School of Medicine and Health Sciences' 'A Day in the Life of a Medical Student. Photo by Richard Larson.

Medical students for a day

May 11, 2017

Area high schoolers get a taste of daily life at UND’s School of Medicine and Health Sciences

Frank Swiontek (right center), UND interim associate director for Institutional Effectiveness, discusses University data with analyst Dana Morehouse. David Flynn, chair of the UND Department of Economics and Finance; and Sean Cleary and John Mitzel, both data analysts, join them at the work table. Photo by Jackie Lorentz.

Data-driven decisions

May 11, 2017

UND Office of Institutional Effectiveness uses data chops to guide Strategic Plan, clean up data, and enhance student success

Paul LeBel, UND Law Dean Emeritus and former UND Provost and Law Professor gave the speech at the School of Law Commencement Ceremony. Photo by Jackie Lorentz photo.

Law School graduates 63

May 11, 2017

Retired UND former law dean and University provost Paul LeBel tells grads they are uniquely qualified to help heal a ‘polarized’ nation