UND Receives Its First Department Of State Export License For UAS Training

The University of North Dakota recently obtained its first license from the Department of State under the International Trade in Arms Regulations (ITAR).  The license will allow for training foreign military pilots to fly unmanned aerial system s (UAS).  The university has been a leader in UAS training, offering the only bachelors’ degree in the…
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UND — There’s An App For That

The University of North Dakota recently launched its mobile app with iTunes (download here).  Currently available for iPhones, the app will be available for Android and Blackberry users in the near future.  Some of the mobile features include news, maps, directory information, athletics, courses, video and photo albums, TheLink, and emergency contact information. The list…
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Two UND Engineering Students, From Eden Prairie And St. Cloud, Win Top Innovate ND Honors

Two UND engineering students whose idea to use remotely piloted aircraft to help farmers improve crop yields received $15,000 in cash and statewide recognition Tuesday at the fifth annual Innovate ND awards. David Dvorak, St. Cloud, Minn., and Jonathan Alme, Eden Prairie, Minn., are 2011 graduates of the UND School of Engineering and Mines with…
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10th Anniversary Of UN Indigenous Human Rights Group Underscores UND Prof’s Tribal Rights Work

University of North Dakota researcher’s Xukuru human rights letter endorsed by the American Anthropological Association; work timely reminder of UN human rights group anniversary In an ongoing human rights struggle now several years running, Dr. Marcia Mikulak recently won a major victory when a Xukurú (Shoo-koo-roo) tribal human rights petition she drafted was recently approved…
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UND Meritorious Service, ‘Proud Award’ Winners Named At Employee Service Recognition Luncheon

Ten staff members were given Meritorious Service Awards and one staff member received the Ken and Toby Baker UND Proud Award at the annual recognition ceremony for staff personnel May 17. The Meritorious Service Award recognizes staff for excellence and dedication. They received certificates and checks. Awardees were: * Kaylynn Bergland, administrative secretary, Rural Health…
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