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Pitch perfect

Pitch perfect

October 9, 2018

UND and NDSU presidents made stops across western North Dakota making the case for combined research block grant

UND student leaders recently signed a contract – in alliance with North Dakota State University  – with Civitas’ Degree Map, an online system through which students and their advisors can input particular degree goals, restrictions and requirements to create a flexible roadmap to a timely graduation.  Photo by Shawna Schill/UND Today.

Mapping the future

October 9, 2018

Degree planning collaboration between UND and NDSU give students more direct path to graduate on time

A team of SEECS students, many undergrads, from Ranganathan’s research group recently published 15 peer-reviewed papers and articles on a wide range of topics, including cyber security, social engineering attacks and impacts, GPS spoofing and exploitation, demand-forecasting for electricity pricing, and smart-home vulnerabilities. Image courtesy of Prakash Ranganathan.

On the leading edge

October 9, 2018

UND School of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science students burst into research early

UND Provost Thomas DiLorenzo (second from left) along with Vice President of Research, Grant McGimpsey, (left) formalize the plans for their new structure and move to the Tech Accelerator in a meeting in Twamley Hall, Wednesday, Oct. 5, 2018.

Jackie Lorentz photo/ UND TODAY

Research on the move

October 9, 2018

Provost announces plans for Vice President for Research & Economic Development to occupy Tech Accelerator building

Top brass

Top brass

October 9, 2018

Christiena Taralson, member of the UND Trumpet Ensemble, reflects on humble beginnings after big national win

Walker, along with Cheryl Hunter, chair of the Department of Teaching, Leadership & Professional Practice, recently secured a $1.4 million grant from the U.S. Department of Education to bring its first cohort of 14 students to campus to train teachers in the Lakota language and earn their degree in elementary and secondary education. Graduates will teach elementary and secondary learners at tribal and reservation schools in North Dakota and South Dakota.

‘LEAP’ forward for Lakota language

October 4, 2018

UND College of Education lands $1.4 M federal grant to prepare next generation of teachers in indigenous linguistics

For the second time in less than a year, UND and North Dakota Athletics is honored to have sexual assault survivor Brenda Tracy back on campus to spread her important message that abuse and physical violence is never ok. Image courtesy of Brenda Tracy.

Setting the expectation

October 4, 2018

Sexual assault survivor Brenda Tracy, national voice against violence and abuse, plans return to UND

Diana Bata recalls her surprise when she was tapped for campus organizer and president of UND’s chapter of It’s On Us, a national movement against interpersonal violence. Photo by Dima Williams/UND Today.

Shifting paradigm on physical abuse

October 4, 2018

President of ‘It’s On Us’ student organization says views on interpersonal violence matured since arriving at UND

Troy Rogers (above, at UND) is a composer roboticist. He heeds his fascination for sound by devising various machines that make music. “There is nothing new about this fusion of high technology and [music],” said Rogers, as he talked about centuries-old Hellenistic automated water organs and Arabic wax cylinders that capture movement.  Photo by Dima Williams/UND Today.

Robots with a good beat

October 4, 2018

UND Music hosts expert composer roboticist for interdisciplinary workshop on mechanical music

Learning from the best

Learning from the best

October 4, 2018

Morrison Leadership Summit, named for former Fortune 500 CEO alum, lets students rub elbows with best in business

Putting it all on the line

Putting it all on the line

October 2, 2018

Annual North Dakota Clothesline Project is somber reminder of everyday violence in our communities

In May, Anne Walker and Michele Iiams traveled to the Moringa Community School of Trades in rural Ghana, Africa to assist teaching in English and math, respectively. They also brought components from a mechanical engineering senior design project that would help the school cook and can food more efficiently. Image courtesy of Anne Walker. Image courtesy of Anne Walker.

Stove-top diplomacy

October 2, 2018

UND Colleges of Engineering and Education team up to assist rural, African trade school with novel invention

The new Faculty Fellows, working with others within TTaDA, will each lead specific initiatives tied to the Strategic Plan, she said, adding they will work with colleges and departments to provide professional development and implement High Impact Educational Practices (HIPs). Those include writing-intensive courses, collaborative projects, undergraduate research, internships, capstones, diversity, and more. Proven to benefit college students, they also will change the ways that faculty and students interact.

Sparking the drive

October 2, 2018

Faculty Fellows named to enhance teaching, increase student retention and success at UND

Today, both Sara Kuhn (right) and Heather Rogers, UND Chester Fritz Library's newest research librarians, are happy and proud of what they do. To get to UND, they traversed their own winding routes and, nonetheless, share some similarities. Photo by Dima Williams/UND Today.

Meet Heather and Sara: Chester Fritz’s newest research librarians

October 2, 2018

Scholarly duo dedicated to helping students and faculty know how to know

Big plans for One UND and beyond

Big plans for One UND and beyond

September 27, 2018

Future focus will help UND and the state thrive, said President Kennedy at annual ‘Wake up’ address