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From Facebook to UND

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When the pandemic shook up his life, Atir searched for something new. Atir Kaunain’s quest for continuing his education started at the beginning of the pandemic. Working for a construction company in Southern California, there was no “work from home” option available for him. Aware that he was on the verge of being furloughed, Atir […]

Promising research for N.D. energy industry

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Members of the North Dakota Industrial Commission last week toured UND’s Drilling and Completions Lab and a pilot-scale plant to extract rare earth elements from coal. From left to right are Vamegh Rasouli, petroleum engineering chair; Harry Feilen, DRACOLA director; Brian Tande, CEM dean; Agriculture Commissioner Doug Goehring; Gov. Doug Burgum; and Attorney General Wayne […]

CEM Team Wins First Place at the U.S. Department of Energy Geothermal Collegiate Competition

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The U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) Geothermal Technologies Office (GTO) has announced the winners of the Geothermal Collegiate Competition, a national contest that engages students to develop innovative geothermic energy applications to heat and cool buildings, campuses, districts, and communities. Administered by the National Renewable Energy Laboratory, the competition helps students gain real-world renewable energy […]

Pollution solution in three minutes or less

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UND Three Minute Thesis winner prepares for regional stage of research pitches from across the globe   When you’re asked to talk to strangers about your cutting-edge research, in a way that is readily understood, how do you fit everything into three minutes? If you love what you do, said Nidhal Badrouchi, three minutes is […]