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Report recommends closer EERC tie to UND: Fired director guarded facility’s independence

September 13, 2014 in Uncategorized

GRAND FORKS — A consulting firm is recommending the University of North Dakota’s Energy and Environmental Research Center become a more integrated part of the university after the school fired the center’s director, who fought for the center’…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Fargo area lacks 2-year degrees: Business people stress more collaboration with schools, businesses

August 2, 2014 in Uncategorized

FARGO — With a booming economy and low unemployment, the Fargo area needs more workers with associate degrees and certificates, particularly in the health, finance and IT fields, according to a North Dakota University System report.
Echoing a nati…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Fargo area lacks 2-year degrees: Business people stress more collaboration with schools, businesses

August 2, 2014 in Uncategorized

FARGO — With a booming economy and low unemployment, the Fargo area needs more workers with associate degrees and certificates, particularly in the health, finance and IT fields, according to a North Dakota University System report.
Echoing a nati…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Body found in Red River identified as missing student

June 28, 2014 in Uncategorized

BRECKENRIDGE, Minn. – Andrew Sadek seemed to vanish after he was last seen on surveillance leaving his dormitory in predawn darkness.

The search for the 20-year-old student ended Saturday when a body found in the Red River north of Breckenridge …continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

2-year-old in ‘good condition’ after fall from third floor

May 28, 2014 in Uncategorized

GRAND FORKS — A 2-year-old boy who fell out of a third-story window at a University of North Dakota apartment complex Tuesday was in “good condition” at Altru Hospital, according to University Police.
The toddler suffered non-life-threatening …continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Tribal leaders urge UND to take action on racism: ‘Expel the students’ who wore offensive T-shirts

May 19, 2014 in Uncategorized

BISMARCK — Tribal college leaders asked for swift disciplinary action against the group of University of North Dakota students behind the “Siouxper Drunk” T-shirts that showed up on social media last week.

Several leaders, many of them forme…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

New Bakken workers? Oil, gas industry shows interest in drones

May 18, 2014 in Uncategorized

“Drone central.”
“The Silicon Valley for unmanned aircraft.”
North Dakota.
With the oil and gas industry in the western side of the state always looking to be more efficient, and ongoing research at the University of North Dakota on the ea…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

GF attracts another UAS firm: Official says area will attract more businesses in UAS industry this year

April 29, 2014 in Uncategorized

GRAND FORKS — The University of North Dakota Center of Innovation has added another tenant in the unmanned aircraft system industry to its facility and officials say that company won’t be the last addition this year.

The center signed an agreem…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Getting more doctors for N.D.: A key retention tool, in-state residencies, is maxed out now but officials expect more

April 6, 2014 in Uncategorized

Michelle Placke grew up in the small town of Beulah with a dentist for a father and a nurse for a mother, so she knew she wanted to be a doctor at an early age.

After getting her medical training in Houston, Placke said her first choice to complet…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com