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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New Bronze Bust Of ‘UND Founder’ George Walsh To Be Dedicated Nov. 24

A nearly 1,500-pound pedestal and bronze bust of George Walsh, the man credited with writing the legislation to put the University of North Dakota in Grand Forks, officially will be dedicated at 10:30 a.m., Wednesday, Nov. 24, to coincide with the late Walsh’s birthday. The dedication will take place at the location of the statue,…
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Donate Food And Enjoy The Show At UND’s Burtness Lab Theatre

The UND Department of Theatre Arts will hold a food drive in conjunction with its presentation of “Scarcity,” a modern drama about a family struggling in the welfare class, beginning today and running through Nov. 20 in the Burtness Lab Theatre. The play by Lucy Thurber is directed by graduate student Benjamin Klipfel in partial…
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UND Geographers Host Geography Awareness Week, GIS Day Activities On Campus

What’s the capital of…you name the country, province, or state. Like many geography problems this is a tough question for many of us. Which is why in 1987 then-President Ronald Reagan signed Geography Awareness Week into law. It’s been held annually ever since in the third week November. It’s all about promoting geographic education in…
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Grand Forks’ Resident Norwegian Expert To Be Honored For Geneology Collection At UND

Uff da, way to go, Dr. Arne Brekke! You are an asset to the Grand Forks community and to the University of North Dakota. Check out the wonderful story from the Grand Forks Herald about Arne and his contributions to UND’s Chester Fritz Libary in the area of geology research. See the link below: Arne Brekke