Post Tagged with: "John D. Odegard School of Aerospace Sciences"

Aerospace Day

All eyes on the skies

February 6, 2018

All eyes skyward at John D. Odegard School of Aerospace Science Community Day with new generations dreaming of futures in aviation

Out of this world opportunity

Out of this world opportunity

January 12, 2018

High schoolers from across state come to UND for Space Balloon Competition and to work with NASA

With a need for more pilots, the Air and Marine Operations (AMO) selected 15 sophomores and juniors for a fast track to a career in border protection. This new partnership trains students for jobs that will be waiting for them after graduation. Pictured is a UH-60 Black Hawk helicopter, used by AMO in various operations. Photo courtesy of Ryan Mason.

Headed for the border

December 14, 2017

Fifteen UND Aviation majors chosen for career path partnership with U.S. Customs and Border Protection

Aaron Kennedy

Currency from the crowd

December 7, 2017

UND groups are tapping into novel fund-raising with a social flair to augment tight budgets

Professor Xiaodong Zhang, a faculty researcher from the UND Earth System Science & Policy department, was chosen as the third speaker in UND’s recently revived Faculty Lecture Series. Zhang's lecture focused on the age-old question of exactly what makes the color of our ocean blue. Photo by Jackie Lorentz/UND Today.

Oceans of color

December 5, 2017

Faculty Lecture Series continues with deep-dive discussion of water’s signature blue hue

Help from above

Help from above

December 5, 2017

UND alum and UAV pilot Eric Goetsch helped Texas power up after Hurricane Harvey

UND Aerobatic Team (left to right) Mike Lents, Elise Wheelock, Jarrett Croy, Liz Birch, Alex Tally, Dustin Lenz, Alex Hunt, James Jacobson, Jacob Githens, Mitch Oswald. Image courtesy of Mike Lents.

Flipping for competition

November 28, 2017

Aerobatic Team aims to reclaim dominance over skies after falling just short of national championship for first time in decade

Jason Jensen, Political Science & Public Administration faculty member, and leader of the RIAS policy section, talks about UAS- and autonomous technology-related policy development at the recent RIAS Advisory Board meeting in Robin Hall. Jensen’s department is part of the UND College of Business & Public Administration. Image courtesy of Juan Pedraza.

Partnerships on the ‘RIAS’

November 21, 2017

Meeting of corporate and public-sector advisory boards unleashes ideas and opportunities for UAS collaboration

UND alum Adam Caskey has found himself on the Washington Post’s list of the nation’s “coolest” TV meteorologists. His passion for weather and thermometers was stoked at UND, he says. More than 11,000 people have signed up online to win one of Caskey’s coveted designs on “Thermometer Thursday.” Every thermometer he makes "is like a snowflake" – no two are identical. Photo courtesy of Adam Caskey.

Forecast: Rising ‘cool’ factor

November 21, 2017

UND Atmospheric Sciences alum listed among most engaging national weather personalities

Riders on the storm

Riders on the storm

November 16, 2017

Atmospheric Sciences students fit in one last storm chase for 2017 before winter sets in

Nearly 200 students were pilots for a day in Walhalla, N.D., learning how to operate the controls of small unmanned aircraft systems. Image courtesy of Paul Snyder.

Northern exposure

November 2, 2017

UND takes world-class UAS program on the road to small, Canadian border school system for outreach initiative

: l-r Mohsen Riahi Manesh, Isfahan, Iran, PhD student; Michael Mullins, La Grande, OR, research enginee; Kyle Foerster, Pisek, ND, master’s student (Juan Pedraza photo)

On the forefront

November 2, 2017

UND Electrical Engineering team enjoying private-sector and federal support in mission to thwart cyber-attacks

This latest mission features two new research modules for plant production and extravehicular activities, funded with a new NASA grant of $750,000. It began in September 2015 and is scheduled to end in August 2018.

One small step

October 19, 2017

UND Space Studies students confined to Lunar-Mars Habitat for 14 days in one-of-a-kind NASA-funded research mission

Air and Marine Operations Deputy Director for the Northern Region Christopher Wiyda (left) and AMO Executive Director of Operations Dennis Michelini (right) address students gathered in the Arthur P. Anderson Atmospherium on Tuesday.

Pathway to a career

October 19, 2017

All-new program exclusive to UND Aerospace puts students on track for a job in aviation and law enforcement

Helping students soar

Helping students soar

October 5, 2017

New $1.5-million scholarship endowment honors late UND Aerospace benefactor James Ray