College of Engineering & Mines

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Research, presented in a rush

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Graduate students serve up high-speed summaries of their research during the 2024 Three Minute Thesis competition Mansurat Abdulmalik Ali presented her research on ways to detect microplastics in soil at this year’s Three Minute Thesis competition hosted by the School of Graduate Studies. Photo by Walter Criswell/UND Today. How much plastic did you consume last […]

Aerial view of the Hyslop building

The Hyslop Sports Center’s past, present and future

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Aerial view of the Hyslop building

By winter 2025, pending fundraising and a cleared site, work will begin on a new complex hosting science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) teaching and research facilities. The proposed complex will bring together several labs spread throughout multiple buildings.

Results: FIRST LEGO League (FLL) Robotics State Championship

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On February 10, UND held the North Dakota FIRST LEGO League (FLL) Robotics State Championship. Bringing together talented 9-14-year-olds from across North Dakota, the championship was held at the UND Memorial Union and was open to the public.

A ballroom full of high school students competing in a robotics competition

Robots, students and (fake) Blake Shelton take over Memorial Union

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A ballroom full of high school students competing in a robotics competition

The event, hosted by the College of Engineering & Mines, saw the ballroom transformed into a battleground of sorts, as the students pitted their robots against one another in completing a series of timed tasks. The ballroom was filled nearly to occupancy with the students, their robots, parents, piles of spare parts and tools, and … country music star Blake Shelton?

Dale Heglund Honored with UGPTI’s Lifetime Achievement Award for Transformative Contributions to Transportation

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Dale Heglund Honored with UGPTI’s Lifetime Achievement Award for Transformative Contributions to Transportation UND Civil Engineering Alumnus Dale Heglund Receives Prestigious UGPTI Lifetime Achievement Award Dale Heglund, a distinguished alumnus of the University of North Dakota’s Civil Engineering program, has been awarded the Lifetime Achievement Award by the Upper Great Plains Transportation Institute (UGPTI). The […]

Archival photo of Harry Nyquist

From UND graduate to famous inventor and thought pioneer

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Archival photo of Harry Nyquist

The Harry Nyquist Memorial is a tribute to a UND electrical engineering graduate who went on to define critical understandings of communication systems. Known for being an incredible student, he had an amazingly productive career post-graduation. Throughout his career, he was a respected inventor and scientist who significantly impacted the modern communication systems we take for granted today.