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Founders Day tickets are on sale

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The 2010 Founders Day banquet will be held Thursday, Feb. 25, in the Memorial Union Ballroom. A reception will begin at 5:45 p.m. and banquet at 6:30 p.m. Musical entertainment will be provided during the reception by the UND String Quartet. In the UND Founders Day tradition, retirees, 25-year honorees, department and faculty award winners, […]

UND athletes named to national Academic All-Star team

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UND student athletes Brandon Hellevang, Fargo, and Andrew Miller, Menomonie, Wisc., were named to the 12th annual Football Championship Subdivision Athletics Directors Association Academic (FCS ADA) All-Star team. Only 55 college athletes nationwide were accorded this honor, and UND was the only school in the country with two student athletes called to this prestigious team. […]

FAA names UND’s Andrew Leonard as Outstanding Center of Excellence Student of the Year

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Andrew (Andy) Leonard, a graduate student in aviation management at the UND John D. Odegard School of Aerospace Sciences (UND Aerospace) was named “Outstanding Centers of Excellence Student of the Year” by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Centers of Excellence (COE) program.   In her letter nominating Leonard for the award, UND Aerospace director of […]

FAA names UND's Andrew Leonard as Outstanding Center of Excellence Student of the Year

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Andrew (Andy) Leonard, a graduate student in aviation management at the UND John D. Odegard School of Aerospace Sciences (UND Aerospace) was named “Outstanding Centers of Excellence Student of the Year” by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Centers of Excellence (COE) program.   In her letter nominating Leonard for the award, UND Aerospace director of […]

UND announces 2009 achievements

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It was an amazing year at UND. From the Office of University Relations, here—unranked—are some of the top stories which radiated this past year out of North Dakota’s oldest university: *AgCam, built from scratch by UND students and faculty, is installed on the International Space Station in April and is operated from UND’s Space Operations […]

UND aviation makes Grand Forks airport one of country's busiest

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Atlanta, Chicago, Dallas-Fort Worth, and Denver almost always post the country’s highest airport operations counts. But thanks to University of North Dakota John D. Odegard School of Aerospace Sciences’ aviation students, Grand Forks International Airport is posting flight statistics to rival those big airports, according to the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA). In a story posted […]

UND aviation makes Grand Forks airport one of country’s busiest

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Atlanta, Chicago, Dallas-Fort Worth, and Denver almost always post the country’s highest airport operations counts. But thanks to University of North Dakota John D. Odegard School of Aerospace Sciences’ aviation students, Grand Forks International Airport is posting flight statistics to rival those big airports, according to the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA). In a story posted […]

UND Technology Department faculty members garner national awards

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The Association of Technology, Management, and Applied Engineering (ATMAE) recently recognized David (Dave) Yearwood, associate professor and chair, University of North Dakota Department of Technology, with its Outstanding Professor of Industrial Technology Award. Yearwood, whose department is part of the UND College of Business and Public Administration, was one of only four faculty members so […]

Groundbreaking Cellulosic Biofuel Technology Moves Toward Commercialization

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The Energy & Environmental Research Center (EERC) Foundation and Whole Energy Fuels Corporation, headquartered in Bellingham, Washington, are poised to commercialize a novel and groundbreaking cellulosic biofuel technology developed by the EERC at UND. Whole Energy is receiving global, exclusive licensing rights to EERC Foundation’s technology, which converts biomass and other recycled material into liquid […]

U.S. military mandate for diesel and jet fuel from renewable sources highlights UND-EERC-Accelergy partnership

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Accelergy Corporation, a global leader in the production of high-value domestically sourced liquid fuels, is partnering with the UND Energy & Environmental Research Center (EERC). Under the terms of the agreement, Accelergy will license EERC’s proprietary technology as part of its coal biomass-to-liquids (CBTL) process to accelerate the development of specialty liquid jet fuels used […]

Rural hospitals receive grants through UND Center for Rural Health program

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Fifteen rural North Dakota communities will benefit from grants provided to rural hospitals through the North Dakota Medicare Rural Hospital Flexibility (Flex) Program administered through the Center for Rural Health (CRH) at the UND of Medicine and Health Sciences.  This year the North Dakota Flex Program distributed approximately $269,000 through 20 grants to help rural […]