Events

Zoom water cooler again on Sept. 25!

Zoom water cooler again on Sept. 25!

September 24, 2020 at 2:48 pm

The SMHS is hosting its SECOND Zoom to the Water Cooler event online for any and all faculty and staff interested on Friday, Sept. 25, 2020, at 3 p.m. (CST). This month’s topic:  fitness and wellness with special guest UND WorkWell Coordinator Andria Spaeth. Here’s the process: On Friday, Sept. 25, follow the Zoom link provided below ARead More

UND Homecoming 2020: Virtual SMHS tour now available!

UND Homecoming 2020: Virtual SMHS tour now available!

August 27, 2020 at 10:08 am

Despite the ongoing pandemic, UND will host a handful of virtual events for Homecoming 2020. Events happening in conjunction with the School of Medicine & Health Sciences include the following, all on Friday, Oct. 9: Continuing Education Symposium: Virtual Care During COVID-19 (see flyer here) Via Zoom (link will be givenRead More

Volunteer to help distribute Hawks masks to SMHS students Aug. 25-28

Volunteer to help distribute Hawks masks to SMHS students Aug. 25-28

August 13, 2020 at 4:39 pm

The UND School of Medicine & Health Sciences is seeking volunteers to assist in COVID mask distribution to our SMHS students. We are facilitating the distribution of face coverings from outside the main entrance of the UND SMHS on the following dates/times: Tuesday, August 25:  7:45 a.m. – 6 p.m. Wednesday,Read More

“Zoom to the Water Cooler” with SMHS on Aug. 14

“Zoom to the Water Cooler” with SMHS on Aug. 14

August 13, 2020 at 8:47 am

Do you miss bumping into colleagues at Café 1905? Do you long for the days of coming up with helpful ideas for either the SMHS or UND with friends by interacting in spontaneous ways outside the Center for Rural Health suite or Simulation Center? Let’s try to capture at leastRead More

UND Host-Pathogen Interactions symposium set for Sept. 15

UND Host-Pathogen Interactions symposium set for Sept. 15

July 23, 2020 at 9:36 am

The Center for Biomedical Research Excellence (CoBRE) for Host-Pathogen Interactions is inviting researchers and clinicians interested in infection, immunity and inflammation to participate in the Fifth Annual Host-Pathogen CoBRE Symposium to be held as an online virtual event 8:45 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. on Tuesday, Sept. 15, 2020. The symposiumRead More

Walk to End Alzheimer’s to be held in Grand Forks Sept. 19

Walk to End Alzheimer’s to be held in Grand Forks Sept. 19

July 16, 2020 at 2:20 pm

The 2020 Walk to End Alzheimer’s disease will be held in Grand Forks at 10:30 a.m. on Saturday, Sept. 19. As you can imagine, this year’s walk will be a bit different. There will not be a single walk location where participants should amass. Instead, teams will be asked toRead More

“Virtual” Joggin’ with Josh to be held tomorrow!

“Virtual” Joggin’ with Josh to be held tomorrow!

July 16, 2020 at 11:46 am

Each fall since 2010, Joshua Wynne, M.D., M.B.A., M.P.H., UND vice president for health affairs and dean of the School of Medicine & Health Sciences (SMHS), has invited all UND students, faculty, staff and community members to advocate healthful lifestyles by joining him for Joggin’ with Josh, an informal 5KRead More

Grace Karikari to discuss public health challenges in North Dakota via Zoom on June 26

Grace Karikari to discuss public health challenges in North Dakota via Zoom on June 26

June 22, 2020 at 10:31 pm

Grace Karikari. Ph.D., will give a presentation titled “Public health challenges in North Dakota: Examining the intricate connections and exploring solutions” at 3:30 p.m. on Friday, June 26. This virtual talk can be seem via Zoom by visiting: https://und.zoom.us/j/92060793776 Dr. Grace Karikari holds a doctorate in public health with aRead More

Dakota Geriatrics ‘dementia-friendly health care’ symposium to be held June 24

Dakota Geriatrics ‘dementia-friendly health care’ symposium to be held June 24

June 4, 2020 at 9:51 am

The Dakota Geriatrics Workforce Enhancement Program (GWEP) will host its first annual Alzheimer’s Disease & Related Dementias (ADRD) symposium titled “Dementia Friendly Healthcare and Community Symposium” on June 24, 2020. This will be a day-long opportunity where regional faculty experts update participants on dementia assessment and management, including newer medicalRead More

Productivity during the pandemic: Strategies for balancing work, teaching, and parenting in the COVID era

Productivity during the pandemic: Strategies for balancing work, teaching, and parenting in the COVID era

April 30, 2020 at 10:23 am

Before 2020, many of us might have said we’d like to work from home on occasion: skipping the daily commute, having lunch at home, experiencing fewer doorway interruptions, not having to dress up for the office, and not having to take a sick day yourself when a child is sickRead More

Virtual “Out of the Darkness” walk for suicide on April 19

Virtual “Out of the Darkness” walk for suicide on April 19

April 9, 2020 at 2:57 pm

Join us for the second annual Out of the Darkness UND Campus Walk that will happen VIRTUALLY on April 19, 2020. We are encouraging all supporters to take a walk from wherever you are on the day of the event (with the recommended amount of social distancing, of course!). Register as a virtual walker to fight suicideRead More

Virtual Java with Josh on Tuesday, Dec. 15

Virtual Java with Josh on Tuesday, Dec. 15

April 2, 2020 at 9:26 am

All SMHS faculty, staff, and students are invited to join us virtually for Java with Josh online on Tuesday, Dec. 15, 2020, with their own coffee, tea, or juice at home! Dr. Wynne will answer any questions you may have about the SMHS, the upcoming legislative session, and COVID-19. JoinRead More

UND Summer Commencement Aug. 7

UND Summer Commencement Aug. 7

March 20, 2020 at 1:00 am

Just a reminder that UND’s Summer Commencement will be held virtually on Aug. 7, 2020. Learn more here: https://und.edu/academics/commencement/index.html. For more information about these and other UND-related events that have been canceled/postponed, see our calendar.

CANCELED: Judges needed for Northeast Regional Science and Engineering Fair March 17

CANCELED: Judges needed for Northeast Regional Science and Engineering Fair March 17

March 5, 2020 at 1:21 pm

On Tuesday, March 17, UND will host the Northeast Regional Science & Engineering Fair at the College of Engineering & Mines.  This year, 131 students, grades 4-12, with 104 projects are participating! Judges are needed in the elementary, junior, and senior divisions. Top finishers in the junior and senior divisionsRead More

McLean to speak on psychosocial impact of pandemics on March 12

McLean to speak on psychosocial impact of pandemics on March 12

March 5, 2020 at 9:07 am

On Thursday, March 12, 2020, Andrew J. McLean, M.D., M.P.H., will give a presentation entitled “Psychosocial Impacts of Disasters: Assisting Community Leaders (with annotations for pandemics).” The talk will run from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. (Central Time), and can be viewed via Zoom by registering here. Dr. McLean isRead More