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NDUS search committee mulls visions for the future, attributes of next UND leader [caption id="attachment_9736" align="aligncenter" width="800"] At the inaugural meeting of the presidential search committee, members discussed results of three prior listening sessions and the recruitment process for finding UND’s next leader. Photo by Connor...

Canadian fashion icon Peter Nygård talks with his alma mater [caption id="attachment_9728" align="aligncenter" width="800"] Head of Nygård International — one of the largest women’s clothing manufacturers and suppliers in the world — Peter Nygård earned a business degree from the University of North Dakota. (Above) Nygård...

While working full-time, Blades studies civil engineering through UND’s pioneering online program [caption id="attachment_9719" align="aligncenter" width="800"] Brendan Blades says University of North Dakota’s online civil engineering program lets him pursue his dream while he works full-time in Seattle. Photo by Shawna Schill/UND Today.[/caption]   The pyramids in Egypt....

Aviation body meets on campus for first time since group’s founding under John Odegard [caption id="attachment_9713" align="aligncenter" width="800"] UND President Joshua Wynne welcomes Aviation Accreditation Board International (AABI) to UND during the group’s annual meeting, which kicked off last Tuesday. Wynne recognized UND Aerospace for its...

UND alum John Disher helped NASA’s Apollo moon mission meet JFK’s deadline [caption id="attachment_9691" align="aligncenter" width="800"] President John J. Kennedy speaks to a joint session of Congress in May 1961. During the speech, he committed the U.S. to a goal of landing on the moon before...

UND’s space research certain to impact future NASA missions [caption id="attachment_9687" align="aligncenter" width="800"] UND Space Studies graduate student Stefan Tomovic was recently featured in National Geographic magazine wearing a space suit designed for NASA by Pablo de León, director of the University of North Dakota Human...

After overcoming life’s adversities, Amy Joshua climbs the ladder of the nursing profession [caption id="attachment_9680" align="aligncenter" width="800"] Graduating this summer with a bachelor’s degree in nursing, Amy Joshua has stayed firm on her career path even when life served obstacles. Photo by Shawna Schill/UND Today.[/caption]   Amy Joshua...

At most recent Founders Day, associate dean of students Cassie Gerhardt captured what Memorial Union meant to many [caption id="attachment_9671" align="aligncenter" width="800"] Celebrating 136 years of UND, this year’s Founders Day honored faculty, staff and the Memorial Union. The storied building in the heart of campus...