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A pledge of a lifetime

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Bi-annual ceremony celebrates graduating CEM students’ pledge to integrity and respect On Friday, the College of Engineering & Mines at the University of North Dakota held its Order of the Engineer Ceremony for students graduating in December. The Order of the Engineer is a national organization that promotes engineers’ ethical and professional practices. The ceremony […]

CEM’s Alumni Academy welcomes three newest members

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The College of Engineering & Mines celebrated the achievements of three alums during the annual Alumni Academy Induction Ceremony. Hosted in the Memorial Union, family, friends, and colleagues gathered to celebrate the induction into the Academy, the highest honor bestowed by the College of Engineering & Mines to alums. This year’s group of inductees include Scott Boe (Electrical Engineering, ’83), Kristine H. Brindle (Chemical Engineering, ’78) and Leslie R. Honeyman (Geology, ’69, ’78, posthumously).

ExCEEDing expectations

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Dr. Frank Bowman has been an asset to the University of North Dakota as a professor and chair for the College of Engineering & Mines (CEM) over the past 16 years. Bowman now holds the Thomas C. Owens Endowed Chair of Chemical Engineering, a title that was fully endowed in March 2022 thanks to gifts from many alumni and friends of the college. The position was named in honor of longtime CEM professor, chair and interim dean, Dr. Tom Owens.

Mike Mann (left), who recently retired after a 41-year teaching and research career at UND, receives the UND Foundation/Thomas J. Clifford Faculty Achievement Award for Excellence in Research from former UND President Charles Kupchella on Founders Day in 2006. UND archival photo.

Research as a team sport

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Mike Mann (left), who recently retired after a 41-year teaching and research career at UND, receives the UND Foundation/Thomas J. Clifford Faculty Achievement Award for Excellence in Research from former UND President Charles Kupchella on Founders Day in 2006. UND archival photo.

Some who worked with Mike Mann during his 41-year career at UND remember this tagline from his emails because it symbolized his approach to conducting research and mentoring students and faculty in a manner likely leave a long-lasting impression on the University. “I think that quote perfectly sums up Mike’s impact on the College of Engineering & Mines during his time in chemical engineering,” said CEM Dean Brian Tande. “In the later part of his career, he helped build our Institute for Energy Studies and launched several new research initiatives in the college.”

Minnkota Power Cooperative celebrates student research in annual Freeman Competition

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  An award ceremony, held on May 10, 2022, celebrated the senior research projects of several CEM students who competed in this year’s Andrew L. Freeman Innovation Award competition. On the previous Friday, several undergraduate teams presented their senior design projects to industry leaders – including representatives from Minnkota, which has sponsored the Freeman Competition […]

The south entrance of Upson II to the College of Engineering & Mines on a beautiful sunny day.

$450,000 to Help School Teachers Teach Engineering

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The south entrance of Upson II to the College of Engineering & Mines on a beautiful sunny day.

National Science Foundation grant will pair school teachers and UND researchers to design engineering tasks UND researchers are part of a project, funded by a three-year, $450,000 grant from the National Science Foundation, to help North Dakota elementary and middle school teachers design and implement engineering tasks in the classroom that are culturally relevant for […]

UND and Bismarck State College announce collaborative engineering degree

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Bismarck State College (BSC) and the University of North Dakota (UND) have created a collaborative engineering program that will result in a Bachelor of Science degree in Engineering from UND, earned on the BSC campus. On Tuesday, Jan. 26, leaders from the two institutions signed an agreement that will create a pathway for students to […]