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Message from the VP for Research and Economic Development

December 9, 2013 • Category: Features, Letter

The more things change, the more they stay the same

One of the key missions of a research university is the creation of new knowledge.  The National Academies of Science issued a report last year concluding that research universities, and their strong partnerships with government and industry, are critical to the nation’s prosperity and national goals.   [...]

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“Seed Money” Bears Fruit in a Big Way

If Wall Street were as successful long term as the University of North Dakota’s Faculty Seed Money Program, folks would line up to invest their money.

Collaborative Energy Complex will Bridge Programs

The new building would unite UND’s engineering facilities.

Spotlight on Students

Ph.D. student Richard Cochran attends Nobel Laureate meeting in Germany
University of North Dakota Ph.D. candidate Richard Cochran is mastering the chemistry of success.
A Denver, Colo., native and president of the UND Chemistry Graduate Student Association, Cochran parlayed his hard work in forensic science chemistry into a special invitation to the recent 63rd Annual Lindau Nobel [...]

Focus on Faculty

Bradley Myers, associate dean for academic affairs in the UND School of Law, and Yee Han Chu, a Ph.D. student in teaching and learning, were recognized for having the best research paper and presentation at the Second Annual International Conference on Law, Regulations and Public Policy (LRPP), hosted by the Global Science and Technology Forum in [...]


In Memoriam | Robert William Lewis

We are honored to dedicate this issue of UND Discovery to the memory, life and research of Robert William Lewis, UND Chester Fritz Distinguished Professor of English, who died Aug. 26, 2013.

UND in Focus

Kim Fink, professor of art, acquired and restored this French Brisset Star Wheel Lithography Press, believed to have been built between 1825 and 1840.  It may be one of only two such presses in the United States.  The press will be available for use by intermediate and advanced students in the Department of Art & [...]