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UND announces honorary doctorates, lecture

UND to grant honorary degrees to Si, Betty Robin UND will bestow honorary doctorate degrees to Seymour "Si" and Mary "Betty" Robin, benefactors of the John D. Odegard School of Aerospace Sciences' Robin Hall. The Robins are the owners, CEO and pr...

UND to grant honorary degrees to Si, Betty Robin

UND will bestow honorary doctorate degrees to Seymour "Si" and Mary "Betty" Robin, benefactors of the John D. Odegard School of Aerospace Sciences' Robin Hall.

The Robins are the owners, CEO and president of Sensor Systems, a California-based aerospace antennae manufacturer.

After visiting the John D. Odegard School of Aerospace Sciences in 2005, the Robins began making donations for the construction of an unmanned aircraft systems and aerospace research facility.

The Robins will be receive their honorary degrees at UND's Spring 2018 Commencement Ceremony.

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Eye of the Hawk Lecture returns

UND's Eye of the Hawk Lecture will return April 3 with a lecture by Scott Kennedy on the Chinese Economy. Kennedy is the deputy director of the Freeman Chair in China Studies and director of the Project on Chinese Business and Political Economy at the Center for Strategic and International Studies.

Kennedy has been working with Chinese economic policy and traveling to China for 30 years. He has published three books and has been published by the New York Times, Wall Street Journal and more.

The lecture will take place at 5:30 p.m. in the Gorecki Alumni Center, 3501 University Ave.

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