University of North Dakota Faculty/Staff Newsletter

Space Studies hosts colloquium series

The Space Studies fall colloquium Series kicks off Monday, Sept. 27, and will focus on space policy. Each presentation is held at 4 p.m. in 111 Ryan Hall.

Space Studies—part of the John D. Odegard School of Aerospace Sciences—offers formal courses, seminars, discussions, and field trips to enrich graduate education. Additionally, through the internet, telephone conferences, and personal appearances, such as with the Space Studies Colloquium, the Department offers opportunities to meet and interact with experts in the space field to stimulate thinking about current and future space activities.

Upcoming speakers:

  • Sept. 27 – “Revolutionary Bureaucrats: The Revolution in Intelligence,” Lt. Col. David Arnold, USAF, Deputy Chief, Strategic and Policy Division, National Security Space Office; editor of Quest: The History of Spaceflight
  • Oct. 4 – “Space Policy,” Mr. Courtney Stadd, Consultant/President Capitol Solutions; Former NASA Chief of Staff; Former Member of Bush 41 Space Council
  • Oct. 11 – “National Security Space: Opportunities and Challenges,” Dr. Peter Hays, Lt. Col. (Ret.), Senior Scientist, SAIC National Space Office
  • Oct. 25 – “Space Policy Today,” David Livingston, Consultant and Professional Speaker; Host: The Space Show, Space Studies Adjunct Associate Professor
  • Nov. 8 – “Wernher von Braun,” Michael Neufeld, Chair, Division of Space History, Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum

-- Bev Fetter, Space Studies, 777-3197,

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