Post Tagged with: "Discovery"

Phil Gerla (front) and Carlos Alba (back) in the Sara Park slot canyon. Photo by Sidike Abudureyimu.

UND’s Gerla takes students back in time

May 22, 2018

Geology & Geological Engineering professor makes textbooks come alive with experiential learning in Mojave Desert

The three ILMH 14 day mission crew, from left to right: UND biomechanical engineering student Nelio Nascimento; mission commander and UND Space Studies grad student Prabhu Victor; and Michael Castro, MD, a physician from Florida and the mission’s medical officer. Juan Pedraza/UND image

Demystifying Mars without leaving home

May 22, 2018

UND ‘Mars’ explorers emerge from two-weeks in sealed habitat after latest mission to test long-duration stays on the Red Planet

Vice President for Research and Economic Development Grant McGimpsey has a plan for research excellence at UND but the hunt for external federal funding is challenging and highly competitive among the country’s research universities.  Photo by Jackie Lorentz/UND Today.

McGimpsey announces shift in career

May 15, 2018

UND VP for Research & Economic Development eyes retirement, says he’ll leave post in December

Leaders in Action on center stage

Leaders in Action on center stage

May 15, 2018

More than 2,000 UND students were eligible to graduate at campus ceremonies last week and this past weekend. Check it out!

Menath earned the degree while serving full-time in the Air Force. He requested to be stationed in Grand Forks after an officer recommended the D.A. program offered by the UND history department.  Photo by Connor Murphy/UND Today.

Revolutionary outlook

May 10, 2018

Combat pilot earns history doctorate by connecting dots between modern War on Terror and America’s fight for independence

UND’s new mission statement was approved by the State Board of Higher Education on April 26.  UND archival photo.

Mission complete

May 10, 2018

What’s in a statement? UND’s updated version gets to the core of what it is and does in 200 fewer words

UND President Mark Kennedy , last week, spoke to a packed room, making the case that UND delivers quality education and is aligned with state priorities. His comments came during the president's annual University Council address. Photo by Connor Murphy/UND Today.

Making the case

May 8, 2018

In case you missed it: University well-positioned for the future, says President Kennedy in U-Council address

About 75 people attended a special tribute ceremony on Friday to honor Lieutenant Harold Holden Sayre and his heroic legacy, on the grounds of the 110-year-old Sayre Hall. The majestic old building was renamed in Sayre’s honor about a year after his death. A group of UND studens is working with facilities to document the history behind Sayre Hall before it is torn down this summer. Photo by Connor Murphy/UND Today.

Harnessing history before it’s gone

May 8, 2018

UND Students’ class project a key part of Sayre Hall/Wesley College documentation effort

Amy B. Henley, currently executive director of MBA Programs at Kennesaw State University in Georgia, has been named the new dean of the UND College of Business & Public Administration (CoBPA), and Amy Whitney, who now serves as director of innovation and entrepreneurship at Massachusetts’s Clark University, will join the University as the next director of the Center for Innovation, according to DiLorenzo.

UND chooses leaders for College of Business & Public Administration and Center for Innovation

May 3, 2018

Amy B. Henley picked for business dean and Amy Whitney accepts top job at entrepreneurship hub

UND Honors students convene for class in newly renovated classroom space at Columbia Hall. The classroom updates are part of $150,000 investments for Honors. Photo by Tyler Ingham/UND Today.

Honors on the rise

May 3, 2018

Program for high-achieving students announces new tracks, interim leader, new faculty and growing freshman class

Today, President Mark Kennedy plans to expand on UND’s unique revenue positioning within the University System as well as other important state decisions that will have an impact on the University, during the annual meeting of the University Council, at 3 p.m., in Room 7 of the Education Building. UND archival photo.

Embracing change

May 1, 2018

VPFO: UND better positioned to adapt to new round of fiscal austerity thanks to strategic plan

on May 3, at 11 a.m., a small ceremony will take place at Sayre Hall to remember Harold Holden Sayre and his sacrifice in World War I as well as the history of the old Wesley College, of which Sayre Hall was a part for much of its history. UND Archival photo.

Remembering Harold Holden Sayre

May 1, 2018

Group documenting history of Sayre Hall, old Wesley College to honor namesake hero before planned building demolitions

A dozen UND engineering students have been working since last fall on the Drillbotics project, and UND was selected for the second phase of the competition. Photo by Shawna Schill/UND Today.

Drilling down for a win

May 1, 2018

UND student engineers’ project among elite company as one of nine finalists in international competition

UND President Mark Kennedy (left) and Provost Tom DiLorenzo surprised Chemistry Professor Alena Kubatova with the honor of being the newest UND  Chester Fritz Distinguished Professor on Tuesday. The Chester Fritz Distinguished Professorship, UND highest academic honor, was established with an endowment gift from the late University benefactor Chester Fritz. Photo by Connor Murphy/UND Today.

Kubátová named Chester Fritz professor

April 26, 2018

Chemistry prof receives UND’s highest academic honor in surprise announcement

Students in the Department of Nutrition & Dietetics review some of the healthy entrees they've pepared in the department's Food Lab. Photo by Tyler Ingham/UND Today.

Wake-up call to poor eating

April 26, 2018

Health and wellness podcast: UND researcher Amir Alakaam says risk levels from bad diets can be higher than smoking