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UND joins 59 colleges and universities across the U.S. to compete in the 2015 Outdoor Nation Campus Challenge

The University of North Dakota will be competing in the 2015 Outdoor Nation Campus Challenge this fall. A total of 59 schools representing 30 states will participate in the 2015 event. Combined, these colleges comprise about 850,000 students, faculty, alumni … Continue reading

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UND online early education master’s program ranked among the best

The University of North Dakota’s online early childhood education master’s program has been ranked 27th  in the nation by SuperScholar.org. SuperScholar.org only considered regionally accredited colleges and universities listed in the National Center for Education Statistics database and offer a … Continue reading

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UND all-female Air Race Classic team returning to Grand Forks today after second-place finish

WHO: University of North Dakota John D. Odegard School of Aerospace Sciences all-women Air Race Classic Team—dubbed “Frozen Force”—comprising UND Aviation students Jennifer Pinkowski, pilot;  Carly Namihira, co-pilot; and Christina Druskins, navigator. Team member Lydia Wiff, was involved with planning … Continue reading

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UND ranks high for lowest student-loan default rates

The University of North Dakota has been ranked No. 14 out of 700 public universities around the country by BestColleges.com for having the lowest student loan default rates. “Student loans are in the news. They’re the new normal for most … Continue reading

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Riders on the storm — The hunt was on again this year as UND students trekked the Midwest from North Dakota to New Mexico in search of nature’s wondrous fury

By Amy Halvorson, University & Public Affairs writer Just because it’s summer doesn’t mean hunting season is over — not for the students enrolled in the Thunderstorm Experience Lab at the University of North Dakota. Five students, two teaching assistants and … Continue reading

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UND Electrical Engineering awarded research grants to help private industry partners combat cyber-attacks for UAS and banking industries

Students could start working on the projects as early as this fall University of North Dakota Electrical Engineering Assistant Professor Prakash Ranganathan has been awarded a grant to research cyber-security for unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) and to prepare students for careers … Continue reading

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UND Music student reaches semifinals in international marimba competition

University of North Dakota music student Paul Millette was recently named one of only 13 undergraduate students to reach the semifinals for the Great Plains International Marimba Competition (GPIMC), which is taking place now in Oklahoma City. “As percussionists, the … Continue reading

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UND mechanical engineering professor part of energies conference in Vancouver, B.C.

University of North Dakota Mechanical Engineering Assistant Professor Surojit Gupta is helping to organize the 11th International Conference on Ceramic Materials and Components for Energy and Environmental Applications (CMCEE). The conference is ongoing through June 19 in Vancouver , B.C., … Continue reading

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UND Center for Innovation awarded National Cluster Grant for Seed Capital Funds

The University of North Dakota Center for Innovation is among the first 26 recipients of the national 2015 Regional Innovation Strategies (RIS) program grants, and has received $250,000 under the “Cluster Grant for Seed Capital Funds” project from the U.S. … Continue reading

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‘American Indian Leaders of Distinction’ exhibition is available for viewing at UND

The University of North Dakota (UND) Art Collections is proud to showcase its new permanent exhibition titled, “American Indian Leaders of Distinction,” in the newly renovated Anna Mae Hughes Room. The exhibition highlights and honors the exceptional work of 9 … Continue reading

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