Press Releases

University of North Dakota's official press release archive.

ND SBDC network staff receives American Business Brokers Association Accredited Business Intermediary certification

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Grand Forks, N.D. – The entire team of ND SBDC Center Directors and Business Advisors has achieved the designation of the American Business Brokers Association Accredited Business Intermediary certification. This is a significant step in helping clients with the buying and selling of a business and/or succession planning. An Accredited Business Intermediary (ABI) certification is […]

Legacy of science, gadgetry genius lives on

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Morgen Burke’s life, research and abundant good nature memorialized with endowed fellowship One of the first things Morgen Burke did as the manager of UND’s Geographic Information Systems/Remote Sensing Laboratory was ask if he could hang a Canadian flag in his new office. “Yeah, absolutely,” answered Dean Brad Rundquist of the College of Arts & […]

UND Aerospace: Getting the Lead Out

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UND Aerospace, in partnership with Swift Fuels, leads the way by switching to unleaded aviation gasoline In the coming weeks, UND Aerospace will be the largest public flight school in the nation to fully switch to unleaded avgas or aviation gasoline. The fuel is called UL94 and is produced by Swift Fuels, a West Lafayette, […]

ND SBDC launches new exit and succession planning guide

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GRAND FORKS, N.D. — The North Dakota Small Business Development Centers has launched a brand-new exit and succession planning guide, which will help with transitioning out of a business. Currently, 66 percent of the American business market is owned by Baby Boomers. Transitioning ownership of those businesses – either to the next generation or by […]

Askelson appointed to top UND national-security research post

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As associate VP for national security research, Askelson will lead UND’s effort to help federal agencies solve national-security problems Mark Askelson, professor of aerospace sciences at UND and a longtime leader and coordinator of multiple research projects on campus, has been named the University’s first associate vice president for national security research. As such, he […]

North Dakota Rural Health Clinic Network Receives Grant

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The $100,000 grant will benefit clinics in the North Dakota Rural Health Clinic Network GRAND FORKS, N.D. – The Center for Rural Health (CRH), at the University of North Dakota School of Medicine & Health Sciences, announces the receipt of a new federal grant to strengthen rural communities. The North Dakota Rural Health Clinic Network […]

UND names Karla Mongeon-Stewart as its next Vice President for Finance & Operations/Chief Operating Officer

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University of North Dakota President Andrew Armacost announced today that Karla Mongeon-Stewart, current associate vice president for finance, will serve as the school’s next Vice President for Finance & Operations/Chief Operating Officer, replacing Jed Shivers, who is departing for a similar position at a university in New York. Mongeon-Stewart will start her new duties on […]

North Dakota congressional leaders, national space experts celebrate the next leap in space initiatives at Grand Forks Air Force Base

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The ceremony to commemorate the U.S. Space Development Agency’s latest initiative in North Dakota is the most recent space-related development, and is the result of strong local partnerships Members of North Dakota’s congressional delegation visited Grand Forks Air Force Base on Tuesday, June 28, along with national space experts and UND President Andrew Armacost, for […]

UND Nistler College receives reaccreditation from AACSB International

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The University of North Dakota Nistler College of Business & Public Administration has been reaccredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business, which represents the highest standard of achievement for business schools. This distinction puts the Nistler College of Business & Public Administration in the top 5% of business schools globally, with only 840 […]