Post Tagged with: "John F. Kennedy"

On July 20, 1969, NASA accomplished a goal set by President John F. Kennedy to put a man on the moon before decade's end. But if not for an assessment of the Apollo program timetable co-authored by UND engineering alumnus John Disher, NASA might have missed Kennedy's deadline. Photo courtesy NASA.

Getting to the moon on time

July 16, 2019 at

UND alum John Disher helped NASA’s Apollo moon mission meet JFK’s deadline

North Dakota State Board of Higher Education President Kathleen Neset and NDUS Chancellor Hagerott bestow the chain of office on UND President Mark Kennedy on Monday, Oct. 10, at the Chester Fritz Auditorium.
As One UND, we will continue to advance new frontiers.

New leader, new frontiers

October 13, 2016 at

Mark Kennedy inaugurated as UND’s 12th president, sets bold course for future

President Kennedy visited the campus September 25, 1963. He received an honorary Doctor of Laws degree and presented a speech on the need to conserve natural resources. A crowd of 10,000 filled the UND Fieldhouse, and thousands more waited outside for a glimpse of the president. The UND seal is in the background.

JFK revisited

October 13, 2016 at

Mark Kennedy taps into late U.S. President’s legacy of unity in call for campus to come together as ‘One UND’