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Published February 25, 2011, 06:09 PM

UND Students Are Helping The AF Academy

The University of North Dakota's Aerospace program is not The only program that is helping the Air Force with research.

The Dakota Venture Group is working the the Air Force Academy to help them monitor social networks for terroistic activity using technology that will not be released to the public.

The program is a training tool.

Eighteen months ago the group participated in a similar event with the Air force Academy.

These simulations to help watch for this kind of activity will help the government create new technology as well.

"To better develop technology to use things for like preventing terrorist attack using social networking to better get the information through," said former President Preston Page.

Students are working with the Border Patrol and local law enforcement as well.