B. John Barry (left) shakes hands with UND President Andy Armacost after receiving the President’s Medal from Armacost, Aug. 19, 2021. The President’s Medal is the highest honor that the president of the University can confer. UND Alumni Association & […]
Sept. 11, 2001 stands among the most infamous days in American history. On Saturday, Sept. 11 2021, we will observe 20 years since the terrorist attacks on America — from the Twin Towers to the Pentagon to the rural fields […]
In this video, President Armacost discusses the start of the fall semester and the rationale behind our new indoor mask requirement.
We continue monitoring the trajectory of COVID-19 and Delta variant to consider actions that will allow us to deliver the educational mission of the University most effectively. The increasing number of COVID-19 cases in Grand Forks has now placed the […]
In his video message, President Armacost discusses coming back together as a campus community and the importance of COVID-19 vaccinations to ensure the health and safety of students, faculty and staff.
As we prepare to return to campus, I urge you to take the necessary steps to help us safely reopen UND. This begins with getting the COVID vaccination. The benefits are well-documented and far outweigh the risks. Our ability to […]
The University of North Dakota is in a time of transition, planning for a fall semester that we hope signals a return to a more normal campus environment. What does this mean for how we come back together as a […]
President Andy Armacost will preside over his first general commencement ceremonies on Friday, Aug. 6, with nearly 500 graduates eligible to cross the stage. This will be UND’s first live general commencement since December 2019. Commencement ceremonies were moved online with […]
The School of Law and School of Medicine & Health Sciences (SMHS) are proud to announce their new dual Juris Doctorate (J.D.) and Master of Public Health (M.P.H.) degree. The joint program provides future attorneys with a specialized, accelerated health […]
Colleagues, Please take a moment to enjoy the following video, in which I talk about our fall semester return to campus as well as several core values that should define our approach in this human-centered endeavor known as higher ed. Most importantly, […]
Mikhail Golovko The National Institutes of Health (NIH) has awarded a $2.3 million R01 grant to Mikhail Golovko, associate professor in the Department of Biomedical Sciences at the UND School of Medicine & Health Sciences (SMHS). The new R01 grant, the most […]
This week, I want to call attention to Juneteenth – Saturday, June 19th – a date many consider our second Independence Day because of its historical significance to the end of slavery in the United States. Congress voted on Wednesday […]
The UND School of Medicine & Health Sciences and Sanford Health have officially launched their Sanford-based Hematology-Oncology Fellowship Program and Neurology Resident Training Program. The new programs are part of a historic $300 million philanthropic investment, announced by Sanford Health in […]
In this video message, President Armacost talks about the early part of the summer, the importance of how we come together as a campus community, his five core values for campus leadership, and the role that celebrations like Pride Month […]
The City of Grand Forks and the University of North Dakota were recognized with one of America’s highest awards for outstanding town/gown relations. The city and university were selected as the winners of the Larry Abernathy Award from the International Town […]