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Diana Kostrzewski named interim dean

December 11, 2018

Provost taps nursing professional with more than 40 years experience in healthcare delivery/education to lead College

In her first semester at UND, the psychology faculty member has received an early career research award from the National Institutes of Health, been nominated for a teaching excellence award, and has found joy in working with her students.

Whirlwind semester

December 6, 2018

First-year faculty member RaeAnn Anderson receives early career grant, nominated for teaching award

Amy Henley, dean of the College of Business & Public Administration; and Ken Ruit, associate dean at the School of Medicine & Health Sciences; will co-lead the search committee tasked with finding the next pemanent dean of the UND College of Arts & Sciences, which has its headquarters in Columbia Hall (above). UND archival image.

Search panel named for Arts & Sciences deanship

December 6, 2018

CoBPA’s Amy Henley and SMHS’s Ken Ruit to co-lead effort to replace Debbie Storrs, now senior vice provost

John Mihelich will serve as Interim Vice President until a replacement is found.

UND names Interim Research VP, launches search

December 4, 2018

John Mihelich to serve until permanent successor found for current VP Grant McGimpsey

Jonathon Nord, a graduate student from the University of North Dakota, won this year’s national Pi Alpha Alpha Master’s Student Manuscript of the Year Award from the Washington, D.C.-based Network of Schools of Public Policy, Affairs, and Administration (NASPAA).

Nord’s winning thesis is titled “Diffusion of Ideas in UAS [unmanned aircraft systems] Regulation.” Image courtesy of Juan Pedraza.

Top of the pack

November 29, 2018

UND grad student wins national manuscript of the year with paper on evolving UAS regulations

The University of North Dakota has decided to reopen the long-time nine-hole course and driving range, immediately south of the main campus, as a multiuse activity area that will host public recreational golf, some UND Athletics events and a bold new proposal for autonomous systems research, education and training, as early as the fall of 2019.

Ray Richards Golf Course to reopen in 2019

November 27, 2018

Vast green space set for comeback as multiuse recreational and drone-activity hub

Rise above

Rise above

November 27, 2018

The RIAS (rhymes with “Rise”) making UND a leading destination for cutting edge autonomous technology

Participants in the Near-Space Balloon Competition, representing 10 different schools around the state, launch payloads on the tail of a high-altitude balloon, Saturday. It’s the culmination of months-long projects conducted by middle and high schools with the assistance of North Dakota Space Grant Consortium, who are based at UND. Two balloons carried student-made experiments almost 20 miles into the sky, past 99% of Earth’s atmosphere. Image courtesy of North Dakota Space Grant Consortium.

Science 20 miles high

November 20, 2018

UND hosts North Dakota Space Grant’s 8th annual Near-Space Balloon Competition for scientific youth

Prepared for the unknown

Prepared for the unknown

November 15, 2018

At UND, we challenge our students to step up, take action and solve the problems of the world

Greater things ahead

Greater things ahead

November 13, 2018

Leaders at latest Provost Forum tout marketing, research and legislative relations work

Home sweet Bakken?

Home sweet Bakken?

November 13, 2018

Social Work’s Bret Weber to present housing research from Bakken oil patch at newt Faculty Lecture

Leaders start at UND

Leaders start at UND

November 13, 2018

At UND, the chances we take can change the world

The North Dakota National Guard's Camp Grafton Training Center is an ideal venue for UND UAS operators to conduct workshops, conferences and training exercises. The camp's unique capability to seamlessly move from conference room to a 10,000-acre field environment is possible thanks, in part, to agreements to conduct UAS research and testing with the North Plains UAS Test Site near Grand Forks.  Photo by Shawna Schill/UND Today.

Space to fly

November 9, 2018

UND representatives attend DHS’s Future UAS Threat Workshop at Camp Grafton Training Center

Promise kept

Promise kept

November 8, 2018

Grad student’s tributes to UND soldiers who perished in 1918 flu pandemic coincides with WWI armistice centennial

Provost Tom DiLorenzo, implementation captain for Goal No. 6 (to meet the educational needs of active-duty and veteran students), presents a Lucite memento to Lt. Col. Jason Murphy, head of the Army Reserve Officer Training Battalion at UND and member of the Goal No. 6 committee for the One UND Strategic Plan. Photo by Shawna Schill/UND Today.

Celebration time

November 8, 2018

University honors ‘One UND’ strategic planners one year after successful launch and implementation