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UND Alumni Magazine

On the Case

Read about the critical need to create future forensic scientists, meet a former UND track star who pilots Grand Canyon helicopter tours and catch up with a group of UND alumni helping travelers find flight deals and other ways to travel affordably.

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Alumni in Action
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Kyley stands in front of helicopter
‘I Was Fascinated With Flying’

Helicopter pilot and UND pole vault record-holder Kyley (Foster) Taubenheim, ’19, is happy to share the view from above.

6 min read
Forensic Science students participate in a shoe casting experiment
The Evidence is Clear

UND houses one of just two 4-year forensic science programs in the Upper Midwest. Its hands-on curriculum creates real-life experiences for students.

8 min read
Audrey Smeenk and McKenzie Burke
In Good Company West River

UND Alumni Magazine contributing writer shares a first-person account of how UND alumni in rural South Dakota impacted her health journey.

5 min read
Four UND Grads in Abu Dhabi
No Such Thing as Too Many Trips

UND grads Jared Kamrowski, '09, and Nick Serati, '09, co-founded Thrifty Traveler, a web resource for travel deals.

7 min read
Scott speaks at a Micron event
Building Memory at Micron

UND grad leads site selection for memory chip manufacturing sites.

3 min read
Your Impact
More Stories of Impact
Terry Severson and Mike Lodoen
Friends for Faculty

Terry Severson, ’65, and Mike Lodoen, ’65, are supporting their alma mater’s faculty by endowing several faculty positions.

3 min read
Jim Sweeney, ’86
‘A Rewarding Experience’

UND alum leverages his leadership skills to show students the value of gaining experience outside of the classroom.

3 min read
Si Robin and Scholarship Recipient Ethan Mathews
No Missed Connections

Connected to UND by friends and fueled by his passion for aviation and students, aviator and inventor Seymour “Si” Robin donates millions to UND Aerospace, including an important match for a new Flight Operations Center.

7 min read
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Inside the House that Ralph Built

21 years after the Ralph Engelstad Arena opened its doors, the Engelstad Foundation continues to make a difference at UND and far beyond.

4 min read
Runway Showcase Participants
Student Start-Up Showcase: Project Runway

Thanks to a generous alum, students at the Center for Innovation are on their way to turning their ideas into reality.

7 min read
Kathie and Owen Anderson
Sharing a World of Knowledge

Owen Anderson, '71, '74, one of the world’s foremost experts in oil, gas and natural resources law, comes back to give back, teaching short courses at the UND School of Law.

3 min read