Latest University of North Dakota Stories

2014-06-17 08:22:37

New Governors Join Experienced Team of Energy, Business Executives MINOT, N.D., June 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Mainstream Investors, LLC, a North Dakota-based non-operating oil and gas company, announced today that it has expanded its board of governors to enhance its oil and gas industry and investment expertise. The two new governors are John Harju and John Clymer and will join Mainstream's President and CEO, Mark Anderson and Vice President and COO, Mike Donohue, on the company's...

2013-08-02 23:04:25

PetroArc International, which specializes in creating high-resolution digital imagery for earth and life sciences, has begun the development of the world’s first high-resolution microscopic digital core library for the University of North Dakota. These technologies will allow faculty, students and researchers to access, view and interact with core, thin sections, plugs and drill cutting samples via computer from the William M. Laird Core Library anywhere on the University of North Dakota...

2011-06-22 00:00:35

FluxData FD-1665 Multispectral Camera part of the International Space Station Camera (ISSAC) Rochester, NY (PRWEB) June 21, 2011 A multispectral imager built by FluxData, Inc., a leading manufacturer of multispectral systems, has successfully captured its first high-resolution image from space. The western coastal region of Florida was imaged on June 10, 2011 from 250 miles above the earth by the International Space Station Agricultural Camera (ISSAC). The imaging sensor assembly of ISSAC...

2011-06-08 09:28:00

MINNEAPOLIS, June 8, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- BringMeTheNews (BMTN), the pioneering online and broadcast news curator, won the Minnesota Society of Professional Journalists' Page One Award for Best Radio Newscast in the state. BMTN also took second place in the same category, followed by Minnesota Public Radio, which took third place. This is the second consecutive year that BMTN has earned the top award. Broadcasters from around the state submitted individual newscasts that were judged by...

2011-01-25 00:02:22

Innovative multispectral camera technology for aerospace, defense, surveillance, industrial, medical and scientific markets. Rochester, NY (PRWEB) January 24, 2011 A multispectral imager built by FluxData, Inc., a leading manufacturer of multispectral systems, was launched into space aboard the Japanese HTV-2 mission, heading to the International Space Station (ISS), on January 22, 2011. In the upcoming months after arrival, the FluxData imager, a key component of the International Space...

2010-08-09 07:00:00

MINNEAPOLIS, Aug. 9 /PRNewswire/ -- BringMeTheNews, which launched in September 2009, has raised $1 million in capital from investors The Dolan Company (NYSE: DM) and Padilla Speer Beardsley and plans to expand its offerings in Minnesota and beyond. BringMeTheNews employs a team of twelve people who gather local news from hundreds of online sources and distribute it through a network of online and social media sites. In addition, BringMeTheNews produces a series of radio newscasts,...

Word of the Day
  • Exultant; jubilant; triumphant; on the high horse.
  • Tipsy; slightly intoxicated.
This word may come from the phrase 'to set cock on hoop,' or 'to drink festively.' Its origin otherwise is unclear. A theory, according to the Word Detective, is that it's a 'transliteration of the French phrase 'coq a huppe,' meaning a rooster displaying its crest ('huppe') in a pose of proud defiance.' Therefore, 'cock-a-hoop' would 'liken a drunken man to a boastful and aggressive rooster.'