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University of North Dakota’s Petroleum Engineering Department to host world’s largest oil drilling simulator

The University of North Dakota will soon host the world’s largest – and only – full scale oil drilling and completion lab. Petroleum engineering students will be able to simulate general drilling and deep drilling, along with testing different...
3-Feb-2020 3:00 PM EST Add to Favorites

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University of North Dakota will offer world’s first doctoral program in Indigenous health

The Ph.D. degree will launch this fall, and prospective students are already inquiring about the program, said Dr. Donald Warne, director of the Indians Into Medicine (INMED) and Master of Public Health (MPH) programs at UND, who led the push for...
28-Jan-2020 11:30 AM EST Add to Favorites

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UND Aerospace and Petroleum Engineering teaming up to study whether aviation safety concepts can be applied to offshore drilling

“Better safe than sorry” is an overused credo in life. But in the world of aviation and oil-and-gas exploration, as much as anywhere, it can be the fine line between life and death. The National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine...
22-Jan-2020 11:20 AM EST Add to Favorites

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University of North Dakota student experiment aboard Blue Origin suborbital rocket deemed a success

A team of University of North Dakota’s Space Studies student researchers, called the “Dinonauts,” recently assisted with the successful launch into space and recovery of a research project, aboard Amazon Founder Jeff Bezo’s Blue Origin...
17-Dec-2019 5:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

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Former Air Force Brigadier General Andrew Armacost named University of North Dakota president

The North Dakota State Board of Higher Education has selected former U.S. Air Force brigadier general, Dr. Andrew Armacost, as the 13th president of the University of North Dakota. He will begin his position as soon as possible after contract...
5-Dec-2019 12:40 PM EST Add to Favorites

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Four Latin American countries represented in UND’s latest Inflatable Mars/Lunar Habitat mission

The first international mission in the University of North Dakota’s Inflatable Mars/Lunar Habitat (IMLH) was launched Wednesday afternoon when four students from Argentina, Colombia, Mexico and Peru entered the facility to spend two weeks running...
6-Oct-2019 6:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

University of North Dakota Nets $10M for Gene Research

The National Institutes of Health (NIH) has awarded the University of North Dakota School of Medicine & Health Sciences (SMHS) a $10 million, five-year grant to expand the School’s epigenetics research program. This NIH Center of Biomedical...
6-Aug-2019 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

UND receives $1M atmospheric research contract from U.S. Navy, bolstering new public-private weather forecasting partnership

The University of North Dakota has received a contract of just over $1 million to conduct research on behalf of the Naval Surface Warfare Center in an effort to improve the understanding of thunderstorms. The research combines aircraft measurements...
2-Jul-2019 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Diana D'Amico Pawlewicz’s book, Blaming Teachers: Professionalization Policies and the Failure of Reform in American History out Aug 14

31-Jul-2020 3:15 PM EDT

Science of 'Sully': Professor Discusses Airplane Landing That Led to the Movie

Aerospace professor and Airbus 320 expert discusses the story of an aircraft emergency landing on the Hudson River in 2009, now featured in a top box office motion picture
27-Sep-2016 12:05 PM EDT

U.S. Children Are Less Fit Than Others Around the World

An international research team co-led from the University of North Dakota and the Children’s Hospital of Eastern Ontario (CHEO) studied the aerobic fitness levels of children and youth across 50 countries. The results were just published in the...
27-Sep-2016 11:05 AM EDT

Aviation Expert Available to Discuss "Sully" Movie

16-Sep-2016 10:05 AM EDT

Nationally Recognized Expert on Train Wrecks Can Speak on Rail Disasters

2-Dec-2013 1:00 PM EST

Danger in the Sky - Altitude Chamber Trains Pilots to Deal with Decompression and Hypoxia

Altitude chamber training at the University of North Dakota trains pilots to be aware of decompression and hypoxia. If the flight crew has been trained to recognize symptoms, they can take immediate action.
3-Jul-2013 4:00 PM EDT

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