UND Prof Collaborates With Colleageus From NDSU, BSC On Award-winning Presentation

The American Association of Colleges & Universities (AAC&U) has designated a presentation by Dr. Thomas Steen and two colleagues from other N.D. institutions as  a LEAP Featured Session at the fall 2011 AAC&U conference. Steen is associate professor in the University of North Dakota Department of Physical Education, Exercise Science & Wellness. The collaborative presentation…
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UND Library Names Norwegian Book Collection In Honor Of Arne G. Brekke

The University of North Dakota Chester Fritz Library has named its internationally recognized collection of Norwegian bygdebøker in honor of Dr. Arne G. Brekke of Grand Forks, North Dakota.  The honor recognizes Brekke’s role in establishing the collection and his 30 years of contributions to the growth of the collection. Arne G. Brekke was born…
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New UND Center For Rural Health Director Notes Challenges Ahead For Rural Populations

Regardless of which direction health care reform takes in the coming years, its impact on rural populations must be closely monitored says L. Gary Hart, director of the Center of Rural Health (CRH) at the UND School of Medicine and Health Sciences. “We need to stay in a position that prevents adverse things from happening…
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UND Geology Team Heads To Antarctica To Research Landform Changes In Remote South Pole Region

A research team headed by University of North Dakota geomorphologist Dr. Jaakko Putkonen heads to the Ong Valley in a desolate, little-known region near the South Pole later this month on a National Science Foundation-funded expedition. The group includes Theodore Bibby, Tallahassee, Fla., a Ph.D. student in geology; Collin Giusti, Chanhassen, Minn., a junior majoring…
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UND Astrophysics Team Tips Off Harvard Colleagues To Possible Black Hole Discovery

Harvard astronomers using the National Aeronautics and Space Administration’s (NASA’s) Chandra X-ray Observatory discovered evidence of a black hole in a galaxy about 50 million light years away from Earth—by astronomical standards, a real neighbor. The discovery confirmed prediction published by University of North Dakota astrophysicist Dr. Tim Young and his student team. To read more…
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