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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.

North Dakota Agriculture Commissioner Doug Goehring tests a contamination and sanitation inspection system at the UND Center For Innovation

North Dakota Ag Commissioner explores biotechnology at UND

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North Dakota Agriculture Commissioner Doug Goehring tests a contamination and sanitation inspection system at the UND Center For Innovation

Following his tour of the CFI, Goehring met and heard presentations about biotechnology and medical devices from UND’s Biomedical Engineering program, as well as the innovative educational philosophy employed by faculty members within the department. This philosophy, known as innovation-based learning, has first-year students working on real-life problems in biomedical engineering. Students also have abundant opportunities to engage in internships from companies in North Dakota and beyond.