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UND, Bismarck State College announce collaborative engineering bachelor’s degree

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Students will benefit from BSC’s strong pre-engineering program as well as UND’s 31-year history of distance education in engineering Bismarck State College (BSC) and the University of North Dakota (UND) have created a collaborative engineering program that will result in a Bachelor of Science degree in Engineering from UND, earned on the BSC campus. On […]

UND faculty member receives outstanding dissertation award

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A social work faculty member at the University of North Dakota has received an outstanding dissertation award. June-Yung Kim, assistant professor of social work, was recognized by the Korean American Social Work Educators Association, a national organization dedicated to the advancement of social work education, practice and research. Her dissertation, “Variations in the Co-occurrence of […]

UND appoints Rob Carolin, School of Law executive, as Chief of Staff

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The University of North Dakota announced today that Rob Carolin, longtime director of Alumni & Public Relations at the UND School of Law, will join UND President Andy Armacost’s office as Chief of Staff. As Chief of Staff, Carolin will be a “key advisor to the president, providing counsel on strategic and operational issues,” as […]

Robert Kraus named Dean of UND Aerospace

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Kraus currently serves as associate dean, flight and operations and professor in the College of Aeronautics and Engineering at Kent State University in Ohio Robert Kraus, Ph.D., an experienced pilot, aerospace administrator, aerospace educator and a retired Air Force colonel, has been named Dean of UND’s John D. Odegard School of Aerospace Sciences following a […]

UND experts host webinar on K-12 students, parents and teachers’ mental health

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College of Education & Human Development faculty offer tips to help North Dakotans cope with pandemic’s teaching, parenting challenges If you’re a K-12 parent, student or teacher in North Dakota and the pandemic has you feeling overwhelmed, you’re not alone. Furthermore, there are practical suggestions as well as a range of more formal services available […]

UND Winter Commencement ceremony set for Friday, Dec. 18

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More than 800 University of North Dakota students will graduate Friday, Dec. 18, in an online ceremony. “While the pandemic has changed the way UND operates, it doesn’t change the enormous pride we feel in our graduates,” said UND President Andy Armacost. “Our graduates made lots of adjustments to complete their courses. It hasn’t been […]

UND awarded Air Force ‘Agility Prime’ contracts

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University’s role in Air Force’s Agility Prime ‘flying car’ research further grows North Dakota’s UAS ecosystem The University of North Dakota has been awarded three contracts by the U.S. Air Force to develop new technologies to be used in small, low-cost aircraft that will support Air Force missions, Sen. John Hoeven has announced. The contracts […]