Campus Happenings

Wenjie Xia, assistant professor of civil and environmental engineering, was among a multi-institutional team of researchers that recently had a paper published in Science Advances, one of the leading multidisciplinary journals of the American Association for the Advancement of Science. The paper, titled “Energy renormalization for coarse-graining...

The NDSU Office of Research and Creative Activity has announced the winners for NDSU EXPLORE event held April 11. Now in its fifth year, NDSU EXPLORE featured 61 students and 50 mentors representing 56 research projects. Every NDSU college was represented. Participants discussed their work during...

Internal candidate Peggy Varberg selected from national pool for associate vice president position   Peggy Varberg is UND’s new associate vice president for human resources. “Human resources is a key to the success of the University,” said Jed Shivers, vice president for finance & operations & COO, who...

Longtime faculty member says it’s full speed ahead while permanent successor is sought for College   University of North Dakota Vice President for Academic Affairs and Provost Tom DiLorenzo announced today that Brian Tande has been appointed interim dean of the UND College of Engineering & Mines...

UND, partners expand capability of nation’s first and only multi-user, broad-application UAS network   The University of North Dakota, along with research partners from Harris Corporation (NYSE:HRS) and the Northern Plains Unmanned Aircraft Systems Test Site (NPUASTS), successfully completed initial field testing for a first-of-its kind command...

Nursing expert and aviation stalwart honored for exceptional academic contributions   Thomasine Heitkamp and her team were in the middle of a teleconference, pursuing progress in their extensive grant work, when President Mark Kennedy and Provost Tom DiLorenzo walked through the door. Kent Lovelace arrived at the Dean’s...

UND UAS effort spanned academia, business and government to keep watchful eye on flood   The overcast afternoon sky of April 8 domed the Red River as it spilled over its banks in Grand Forks. Battling the gusts of nearly 14 miles per hour that swished around...