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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 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 engineering and geology students place first in U.S. Department of Energy geothermal competition

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A proposal by UND engineering students to use abandoned oil and gas wells to heat homes has taken first place in the U.S. Department of Energy’s Spring 2021 Geothermal Collegiate Competition. https://www.youtube.com/watch?app=desktop&v=wALBm2ni0aM&feature=youtu.be UND geology and geological engineering students, working with students at Reykjavik University in Iceland, researched the use of existing gas wells to generate […]