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Published October 25, 2013, 07:52 PM

Senator Heidi Heitkamp visited UND Friday

After a busy month in Washington, Senator Heidi Heitkamp has been in North Dakota this week. On Friday, she stopped by the University of North Dakota. Senator Heitkamp, who is an undergraduate alumna of UND, participated in several events on campus Friday.

After a busy month in Washington, Senator Heidi Heitkamp has been in North Dakota this week. On Friday, she stopped by the University of North Dakota. Senator Heitkamp, who is an undergraduate alumna of UND, participated in several events on campus Friday.

Senator Heitkamp spoke to second and third year law students. Heitkamp discussed her time spent working as North Dakota's Attorney General as well as the work she has been doing in the Senate. The Senator also participated in a question and answer session with the law students. Following her visit at the law school, Senator Heitkamp stopped by the UND Aerospace Center to learn about the university's education and training regarding their Unmanned Aircraft System research.

Senator Heitkamp said, "I love coming back to UND. This is my alma mater and I think there's a lot of things happening. And any chance I get to encourage young people to go into a life of public service and hopefully elected public service I seize those opportunities."

Senator Heidi Heitkamp graduated from the University of North Dakota in 1977.

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