UND: North Dakota Spirit Fundraiser a Success

November 17, 2013

The University of North Dakota celebrated North Dakota Spirit | The Campaign, the largest fundraiser in the history of North Dakota, on Oct. 11, when it was announced more than $324,128,000 was raised for academic programs, student scholarships, endowments and building projects. The event was part of Homecoming festivities.

Three University of North Dakota students recently explored the surface of the moon without leaving campus. The students, part the NDX Planetary Exploration System research team, underwent a simulated moon mission, living inside a pressurized inflatable habitat for 10 days as part of a trial funded by NASA.

The University of North Dakota Flying Team won top honors in the Region V National Intercollegiate Flying Association’s Safety and Flight Evaluation Conference (SAFECON) recently. This is UND’s third victory in a row in Region V competitions.