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University of North Dakota is renaming its geology school after Oklahoma oilman Harold Hamm

The University of North Dakota is naming its school of geology after Oklahoma oilman Harold Hamm after he and his company, Continental Resources Inc., pledged $10 million to improve the school’s petroleum geology program.

BY JAY F. MARKS Modified: September 24, 2012 at 10:36 pm •  Published: September 25, 2012
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The University of North Dakota announced Monday it is naming its school of geology after Continental Resources Inc. CEO Harold Hamm.

Hamm and Continental are giving $10 million to the university’s efforts to enhance its educational offerings in petroleum geology and related fields. University officials said it is the largest gift ever from someone who is not an alumnus of the school.

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