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. [...]Full Story»
Phyllis Johnson recalls an early study of teaching typing to elementary school students, and Richard Van Eck discusses resistance to new teaching technologies.
Vilhjalmur Stefansson blazed a path to a culture that Timothy Pasch works to preserve.
John Reid delivered a lesson on the value of basic research, and Jaako Putkonen shows how it’s still valid.
Elwyn Robinson’s “History of North Dakota” set a standard, refreshed and updated by Kim Porter.
Robert Nordlie’s work helped establish UND’s reputation for health sciences research, one that is being continued in the emerging field of epigenetics.
UND professors expand the field from the Renaissance to electronic and experimental.
From “ocean depths” to outer space, UND is there.
Nuri Oncel looks for connections to spark scientific curiosity among high school students.
Forrest Ames’ work seeks to improve efficiency in turbines ranging from small to huge.