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UND training flights help make GFK nation’s busiest airport in early March

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‘And given that the United States is home to the world’s busiest airports, we might have been No. 1 in the world earlier this month,’ University’s chief flight instructor says Watch out, LaGuardia, and move over, O’Hare: According to official Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) numbers, Grand Forks International Airport (GFK) was the busiest airport in […]

Marilyn Hagerty to be awarded UND honorary degree

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Longtime Grand Forks Herald journalist ‘is a treasure for our city, state and nation,’ UND President Andy Armacost says  Here’s some news that we hope will make Marilyn Hagerty break into such a broad smile, she’ll award herself the honor of Cheerful Person of the Week: Hagerty, longtime reporter and columnist for the Herald, soon will […]

UND achieves ‘Tree Campus USA’ designation

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University honored this week by Arbor Day Foundation with 2020 Tree Campus Higher Education award “Nothing happens fast in the tree world,” as Jared Johnson, arborist at the University of North Dakota, likes to say. But even for Johnson and the other patient people who tend to UND’s trees, this week’s news – which has […]

UND student contest focuses on Big Data analysis

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The University of North Dakota Biology Club, a student organization, is hosting a Datathon contest March 26-31. The contest will use Big Data, analytical techniques, and teams to uncover new discoveries in public health. It is co-hosted by the UND Biology Club, Dakota Cancer Collaborative on Translational Activity (DaCCoTA), and the Sanford Research & Biostatistics […]

Celebrating National Small Business Development Center Day on March 17

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In these times of uncertainty, America’s Small Business Development Centers (SBDCs) across the country are celebrating in unison the success of our nation’s dreamers, innovators, and doers – America’s small businesses and their owners. The fifth annual SBDC Day will take place on Wednesday, March 17, 2021. This day unites the nearly 1,000 SBDCs across […]

UND’s March 22 Space Studies Colloquium features UND alum and NASA scientist Paul Abell

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The University of North Dakota’s Space Studies Colloquium on Monday, March 22, features Paul Abell, UND alumnus and NASA’s chief scientist for small body exploration science division, Johnson Space Center, Houston. He will present “Near-Earth Objects as Possible Destinations for Future Exploration.” It will be held from 5-7 Central Daylight Standard Time in an online […]

9th Annual North Dakota Government Procurement Fair to be conducted virtually March 31

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GRAND FORKS, N.D.  – The North Dakota Procurement Technical Assistance Center (ND PTAC), UND Center for Business Engagement & Development and the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA), are sponsoring the 9th Annual Government Procurement Fair. This year, the Procurement Fair will be held virtually on Wednesday, March 31, 2021, from 8 a.m.-4 p.m., CST. “Our annual […]