John D. Odegard School of Aerospace Sciences

News and information from the UND John D. Odegard School of Aerospace Sciences.

STEM Ambassadors and NDSGC Team member at Fargo Air Show (2021) - Sydney Menne is wearing a blue NDSGC polo and name badge, Tori McIntosh is wearing a NDSGC shirt and name badge, and Danny Erdmann is wearing a blue NDSGC polo and name badge. They are standing under a tent at an outdoor event with a table of NASA handouts/stickers/ posters in front of them.

STEM Ambassador Applications Now Open!

Categories: ND NASA Space Grant Consortium

STEM Ambassadors and NDSGC Team member at Fargo Air Show (2021) - Sydney Menne is wearing a blue NDSGC polo and name badge, Tori McIntosh is wearing a NDSGC shirt and name badge, and Danny Erdmann is wearing a blue NDSGC polo and name badge. They are standing under a tent at an outdoor event with a table of NASA handouts/stickers/ posters in front of them.

The North Dakota Space Grant Consortium (NDSGC) is now accepting student applications for the STEM Ambassador program for the 2023 – 2024 academic year. Minimum Requirements: Be enrolled at an NDSGC affiliate institution as a graduate student or undergraduate student in the 2023 – 2024 academic year e.g. H.S. seniors who graduated in spring 2023 […]

NASA EPSCoR Virtual Technical Interchange Meeting – Call for Researcher Presentations

Categories: ND NASA EPSCoR

UPDATED WITH EXTENDED DEADLINE – JUNE 7, 2023 Who: North Dakota faculty researchers from ND NASA EPSCoR affiliate institutions What: Virtual Technical Interchange Meeting – Call for “Flash Presentations” from Researchers Where: Virtual Web Link (Microsoft Teams or Zoom) When: Two Dates: First meeting: June 22, 2023 with “Flash Talks” followed by second meeting on July 13, 2023 (breakout […]

A student from the North Dakota School for the Blind tests out one of UND’s space helmets. Photo by Walter Criswell/UND Today.

Space Grant Consortium makes space for everyone – UND Today Article

Categories: ND NASA Space Grant Consortium

A student from the North Dakota School for the Blind tests out one of UND’s space helmets. Photo by Walter Criswell/UND Today.

May 11, 2023 by Walter Criswell Published in: John D. Odegard School of Aerospace Sciences, Learning “The NASA Space Grant Consortium, a nationwide effort started by NASA to increase interest and engagement in STEM and space studies in K-12 and university students, invited students with visual impairment from the North Dakota Vision Services/School for the Blind for a […]

Catharine “Cappy” Bunn, a doctorate student in physics, recently won a NASA FINESST fellowship to support her research on the heating effect of the sun's magnetic fields. MSU Photo by Adrian Sanchez-Gonzalez

Tentative NASA EPSCoR R3 CAN Topics Released

Categories: ND NASA EPSCoR

Catharine “Cappy” Bunn, a doctorate student in physics, recently won a NASA FINESST fellowship to support her research on the heating effect of the sun's magnetic fields. MSU Photo by Adrian Sanchez-Gonzalez

NASA has released a tentative list of research topics to be addressed in the upcoming FY24 R3 solicitation. The solicitation is planned for a release in late summer or early fall 2023.   Link to PDF of Tentative Topics for NASA EPSCoR CAN Rapid Response Research (R3) Solicitation (updated 5.11.23) Updated Ames Research Center Topics […]

Educators at 2022 IDEAS Workshop work in teams on hands-on lesson plan.

Summer 2023 DEIA & NASA Educator Professional Development Workshop

Categories: ND NASA Space Grant Consortium

Educators at 2022 IDEAS Workshop work in teams on hands-on lesson plan.

*Registration for this event closed on June 1, 2023. The IDEAS (Innovative Differentiated Exploration Activities in Space Science) Team announces the Summer 2023 Educator Professional Development Workshop. What: Professional Development Workshop for Educators focused on Accessibility of STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, & Mathematics) and NASA Activities & Resources Who: Pre-K, K-12, and Informal In-service and […]

Patricia (Trece) Hopp Wins American Meteorological Society Graduate Fellowship

Categories: Atmospheric Sciences

Patricia (Trece) Hopp, a senior Honors student majoring in Atmospheric Sciences and a 2021-2023 NOAA Ernest F. Hollings Scholar, won the American Meteorological Society’s Graduate Fellowship. The American Meteorological Society (AMS) administers an array of graduate fellowships and undergraduate scholarships nationwide. One of these is the Graduate Fellowship through the AMS Fellowship Program, a source of […]

ND NASA EPSCoR Research and Travel RFP – Spring 2023

Categories: ND NASA EPSCoR

5.18.23 Update:  Congratulations to the following two proposals selected for research funding! Dr. Haochi Zheng | Using Satellite Observation to control noxious weeds and support livestock production in North Dakota | Department of Earth System Science and Policy | University of North Dakota Dr. Mijia Yang | Support the Development of an Artificial Bird Material […]

Taylor Dolan Places Third in 3MT Competition

Categories: Atmospheric Sciences

Taylor Dolan, master’s student working with Dr. Aaron Kennedy, placed 3rd among 24 graduate student competitors in the Three Minute Thesis competition on 26 Jan 2023. Similar to an elevator pitch, the goal of the 3MT is to summarize one’s research in 3 minutes or less in a captivating way that is digestible by a […]