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STEM Café brings blizzard research to downtown craft brewery

Categories: Atmospheric Sciences, Home Page News

Aaron Kennedy’s STEM Café idea takes root downtown, brings UND and local expertise to public square Associate Professor Aaron Kennedy (center) and Carl Jones (left) presented the latest installment of “Hopped Up on Science,” which Kennedy has hosted monthly, during the academic year, since fall 2018. Photo by Connor Murphy/UND Today. A couple years ago, […]

Building a better forecast in ‘Blizzard Alley’

Categories: Atmospheric Sciences, Home Page News

UND Atmospheric Scientist Aaron Kennedy seeks answers to the chilling mysteries of winter storms Aaron Kennedy, UND associate professor of atmospheric sciences, braves subzero temperatures to perform maintenance on weather instruments at the Oakville Field Station west of Grand Forks, N.D. Photo by Patrick C. Miller/UND Today. It’s that time of year on the Northern […]

Blue Origin rocket takes UND students’ experiment into space

Categories: Space Studies

Knowledge gained about bioluminescence in microgravity will complement ongoing research Blue Origin’s rocket, named “New Shepard” for astronaut Alan Shepard, launched Dec. 11 in Texas. The suborbital, reusable rocket is designed to send payloads past the boundary of space. UND Space Studies students sent a payload up with the latest launch. Image courtesy of Blue […]

UND grad makes most of his UAS degree

Categories: Aviation

Brett Whalin, UND Class of 2011: ‘When I was hired, it was because they were impressed with my resume’ In 2009, UND was the first university of offer a degree in Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) Operations. In 2011, the first UND Aerospace students graduating with a UAS degree were (left to right) Adam Julson, Chris […]

‘Excellence in Flight,’ together

Categories: Aviation

Korean Air signs partnership agreement to open career path for UND student pilots During a joint signing on Monday morning, Byung Il Yoon, vice president of Korean Air’s Flight Crew Training Center (left) and Paul Lindseth, dean of the John D. Odegard School of Aerospace Sciences (right) codified a new Pathway program for UND’s commercial […]

UAS company heading to North Dakota

Categories: Aviation

UND Center for Innovation collaborative effort helps open the door Mobile Recon Systems, manufacturer of the Dauntless heavy lift quadcopter, is bringing its operations from Lexignton, Ky., to Grand Forks, N.D., with the help of UND’s Center for Innovation. The Dauntless can lift up to 200 pounds. Photo courtesy Mobil Recon Systems. A Kentucky manufacturer […]

Pathway partnerships create careers for UND’s aspiring pilots

Categories: Aviation

With 17 “Pathway” programs on campus, aviation industry vies for competent, qualified pilots amid shortage The hiring market for pilots is reaching all-time highs amid a global shortage. As a leading flight school, UND is seeing an increased amount of partnerships aimed at recruiting the best and brightest of aviation’s next generation. Photo by Shawna […]

Weathering the storm in the name of research

Categories: Atmospheric Sciences

UND atmospheric scientists gain unique perspectives by flying deep into Florida’s coastal tempests in search of data Aboard a specialized Cessna Citation II Research Aircraft, UND researchers flew recently into coastal thunderstorms, collecting atmospheric data. The research was conducted on behalf of the U.S. Navy and in partnership with Weather Modification International of Fargo, N.D. […]

Space talk

Categories: Space Studies

UND, ND Space Grant hosts video chat between girls’ STEM camp and NASA astronaut in space Middle-schoolers from the Grand Forks recently came to UND to receive a call … from space! The North Dakota Space Grant Consortium hosted a live downlink with NASA astronaut Christian Koch, currently aboard the International Space Station, on Aug. […]