Press Releases

University of North Dakota's official press release archive.

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, […]

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 […]

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 […]

Michael McGinniss, UND School of Law dean, receives State Bar Association’s Distinguished Service Award

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Michael S. McGinniss, Dean of the UND School of Law, received the Distinguished Service Award from the State Bar Association of North Dakota. Doug Bahr, president of the State Bar Association of North Dakota and a North Dakota district court judge, presented the award to Dean McGinniss at the Association’s Annual Meeting during the Law […]

Upgrades to UND’s infrastructure at GFK will improve safety for decades

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A construction project to rebuild a large portion of critical infrastructure at UND Flight Operations is underway at Grand Forks International Airport (GFK). Efforts got underway in mid-May to tear down and rebuild parts of Bravo apron, on the north side of the John D. Odegard School of Aerospace Sciences’ Flight Operations building. The existing […]