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

High-flying heroics

High-flying heroics

July 24, 2018 at

UND Alum Jeff Boerboon brings one-of-a-kind aircraft to alma mater before headlining famed Oshkosh airshow

(Left to right) )Robert Kunze, Brennan Granger, Steve Martin, Sanford Fogg and Tom Zeidlik stand behind the ACES II ejection seat donated by retired Air Force Lt. Col. Stephen Granger with the help of his son, Brennan. Granger was allowed to keep the seat after it saved his life in 2005, which he eventually passed to Brennan when he came to UND. Photo by Connor Murphy/UND Today.

‘Thrust you can trust’

June 26, 2018 at

UND Aerospace’s one-of-a-kind gift — an F-16 jet’s ejection seat that saved life of student’s father

From left to right: UND Assistant Chief Flight Instructor and coach Erin Roesler, Monique McAnnally, Dakotah Osborn, and Jenna Annable stand in front of ‘Evelyn’, the Piper Archer aircraft they will use in 2018’s Air Race Classic. Missing from the group photo is Emily Hartley, the team’s ground coordinator, as she was completing her certification as a UND flight instructor. Photo by Connor Murphy/UND Today.

Representing with flying colors

June 19, 2018 at

UND’s newest team of women aviators ready to take on the field in 2,400-mile Air Race Classic

United Airlines/UND Career Pathway Program

United we fly

June 12, 2018 at

New pact provides defined steps for UND students to get waiting jobs at major airline, regional partners

Cooper Pallasch and Steven Kinney

Top guns

May 29, 2018 at

UND Aerospace home to top two best student pilots in the nation after national flight/safety competition

Foster credits her passion and motivation for her success as both an athlete and pilot. Since arriving at UND as a track and field walk-on, Foster has pursued a degree in commercial aviation as a helicopter pilot. Image courtesy of North Dakota Athletics

Student-athlete of the Month: Kyley Foster

May 29, 2018 at

Big Sky pole vaulting champion elevates her game on the filed and in her chopper as commercial aviation major

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 at

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

Betty Robin cuts the ribbon with her husband Si Robin for the grand opening of Robin Hall July 26, 2016. This weekend, UND will honor Betty and Si with an honorary degree for their work in supporting academics and facilties at the University. Photo by Jackie Lorentz/UND Today.

Degrees above the rest

May 10, 2018 at

Benefactors of Robin Hall, UND’s newest aviation hub, to be granted honorary degrees at commencement

UND Associate Professor of Atmospheric Sciences Fred Remer recently expanded his teaching from on-campus to online in order to keep serving the next generation of pilots and weather experts.  Photo by  Connor Murphy/UND Today.

Online and upward

February 27, 2018 at

Prof makes inroads toward digital education delivery, advises balance between on-campus/distance learning

At UND Aerospace Community Day, visitors of all ages got to try out UND's aircraft training devices. Shown is one of the Piper Archer trainers on the first floor of Ryan Hall. Archival image.

All eyes on the skies

February 6, 2018 at

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 at

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 at

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 at

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 at

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

Help from above

Help from above

December 5, 2017 at

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