University Officials To Legislators: Research Dollars Benefit All Of ND

Most everyone agrees that research investments benefit North Dakota and its people. How to obtain and distribute those dollars – and how much the research universities collaborate – was a matter of discussion at the Legislative Higher Education Committee meeting Tuesday, June 5, on campus. The legislators met Monday at Mayville State University to discuss financial and…
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Ray Richards’ Legacy Endures

It’s the gift that keeps on giving. That’s the vision University leaders have for 70-plus acres of UND land just south of the main campus known formerly as Ray Richards Golf Course. Later this month, the University will seek authorization from the State Board of Higher Education to sell the course and possibly other smaller…
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Kennedy Makes Case For Research At Drone Focus Conference

FARGO — Speaking at 2018’s Drone Focus Conference here, UND President Mark Kennedy compared the state’s role in unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) to Minnesota at the dawn of the computer industry. “At the time, four of the five largest computer companies had major regional presences or global headquarters in Minnesota,” he said. “They were second only…
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UND Has Two Best Student Pilots In Nation

When Cooper Pallasch and Steven Kinney led the UND Flying Team to national competition, the co-captains were hoping for the best. After last year, they lost years of experience in departing seniors. Kinney says there were doubts among the team, and many were worried about how things would go. “We went down there feeling like…
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Pole Vaulter Kyley Foster Elevates With Aviation Major

Leading up to her second consecutive NCAA Division I Outdoor Track & Field Preliminary Round appearance, one might think pole-vaulter Kyley Foster has more time than ever to practice. Finals are over, the spring semester – a thing of the past. Not everybody is trying to fly like her, though. Foster, a junior majoring in…
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