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Pablo de León, UND Space Studies chair and professor, explains the importance of proper lavatory maintenance in space for United Press International.

NASA's new $23 million space commode system is more than just a toilet

Siobahn Wescott, co-director of UND's Indians into Medicine program, provides an expert's voice to an article in The Washington Post on vaccination successes among Indian communities.

How Native Americans launched successful coronavirus vaccination drives: ‘A story of resilience’

UND Professor Yvette Koepke-Nelson, director of UND's Women and Gender Studies program, shares perspective to a national audience in Ms. Magazine about a new North Dakota law that some say infringes on academic freedoms.

“Cancel Culture”? North Dakota Lawmakers Try to Block Abortion Rights Supporters from University Campuses

UND Chester Fritz Distinguished Professor of Space Studies Mike Gaffey explains for Newsweek magazine the scientific importance of the Ingenuity helicopter's first flight over Mars.

What NASA's Mars Ingenuity Helicopter's First Flight Means for Future of Space Exploration

In this multi-authored, mixed-methods study in the Harvard Educational Review, UND Assistant Professor of Teaching & Leadership Christopher H. Clark examines factors that influence social studies teachers’ current events instruction and their choices of news resources.

How Social Studies Teachers Choose News Resources for Current Events Instruction


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