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The "Welcome" sign along University Avenue, looking east toward Smith Hall, provides a deceiving message for anyone who tries to venture into floodwaters in April 1987. Photo courtesy of Richard Larson.

Event of the century

April 20, 2017

UND looks back at historic flood 20 years after the Red River and English Coulee conspire to inundate campus, end spring semester abruptly and shoo students, staff and faculty to higher ground

Tracy Charboneau (left) and Challsey Scallon, UND College of Nursing & Professional Discipline alumnae and veterans of the Recruitment and Retention of American Indians into Nursing program, or RAIN for short, recently pulled off a big idea when they cut the ribbon on a brand new $1.2 million wellness center  dedicated to helping those on teh Spirit Lake Sioux reservation stricken with Type I and II diabetes. Photo by Jackie Lorentz.

Home-grown health

April 20, 2017

UND Nursing and RAIN program alums renovate former school bus garage into diabetes wellness center on Spirit Lake reservation

Davis, executive director of the North Dakota Indian Affairs Commission, talks openly about the abuse he’s endured from both sides of the DAPL divide. A descendant of the Turtle Mountain Band of Chippewa and a member of the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe, Davis has served the state of North Dakota throughout the Dakota Access Pipeline (DAPL) saga, trying to find any sort of common ground or opportunity for dialogue between sides.  Photo by Richard Larson.

Between a ‘Cannonball’ and a hard place

April 20, 2017

American Indian leaders on both sides of DAPL fight come together at UND Law School event to talk frankly about resistance, resilience and reconciliation

John Cariani has been featured in Broadway plays, network television programs and films as well as being an accomplished playwright.  His most well-known work for stage is "Almost, Maine" – one of the most widely produced plays in America in the past decade.

Broadway and screen actor Cariani coming to UND

April 20, 2017

Public conversation and acting workshops set for May 1-2 at Burtness Theatre

1997 Flood Remembered: Returning to ruins

1997 Flood Remembered: Returning to ruins

April 20, 2017

2017 marks the 20 years since the Flood of the Century. Take a step back in time and watch one UND employee return home after waters recede. (Originally aired in 1997)

UND Assistant Vice President for Enrollment Services Sol Jensen was explaining the importance of UND branding research that will reach full culmination by early June at the most recent budget forum on April 14. Photo by Tyler Ingham.

Getting back ‘on brand’

April 18, 2017

UND marketing team rolls out survey and focus group results that will guide University branding efforts

The architects for Wilkerson Commons, one of UND's primary campus dining facilities, earned a top design award for trendsetting features that included a number of environmental, cost-saving features. Photo by Tyler Ingham.

Earth Week: Waste not want not

April 18, 2017

UND advancing green initiatives at Wilkerson Commons with plans to expand to other dining centers

UND biologist Vasyl Tkach and team studies shrews (above) in the arctic as an indicator of changes in climate and ecology. Their research was featured in the most recent National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Arctic Report Card.

Earth Week: The ‘shrewd’ facts

April 18, 2017

UND parasitologist’s research gains international attention as part of NOAA’s latest Arctic Report Card

Rebecca Romsdahl, associate professor of Earth system science and policy at UND, grew up on a farm in Minnesota, and has worked as a park ranger for the National Park Service.  She’s channeled her love for the outdoors, a passion for making science useful, and the joy of teaching into national expertise on climate change policies. Photo by Tyler Ingham.

Earth Week: Romsdahl revels in policy side of going green

April 18, 2017

UND professor is global expert on climate change and how governments – local to international – address it

Ask an Expert: Storm safety

Ask an Expert: Storm safety

April 18, 2017

UND atmospheric scientist gives tips on staying safe this time of year for severe weather awareness month

UND School of Medicine & Health Sciences' students are given technical instructionon the state-of-the-art  "da Vinci Surgical Robot" recently.  One way SMHS faculty researchers teach students is by ringing knowledge and cutting-edge technology into the classroom.  Photo by Tyler Ingahm.

Health education: Another budget dilemma

April 13, 2017

Proposed federal cuts could impact UND’s ability to prepare allied health professionals for service in North Dakota

U.S. Rep. Kevin Cramer, R-N.D., the featured speaker for this year’s Frank Wenstrom Lecture at the University of North Dakota’s Gorecki Alumni Center, spent more than an hour Tuesday night taking his audience on a philosophical ride through the history of American politics. Photo by Tyler Ingham.

Cramer waxes philosophical between hot topics

April 13, 2017

North Dakota Congressman reflects on early days of his political activism, Republican dominance in state and his support of President Trump

The Time-Out Week and Wacipi is a two-part effort of the UND Indian Association (UNDIA) and the Indian Studies Association (ISA). The Time-Out Week, which will run April 18-20, features educational programming, focusing this year on the theme of “Resilience.”  Admission to the Wacipi is $8 per day or $14 for the weekend; admission is free to children 5 and under, seniors 60 and older, and UND students (must show current student ID). Wristbands must be worn at all times. UND archival photo.

‘Time-Out’ for Wacipi

April 13, 2017

UND’s annual Time-Out Week, which runs April 18-20, features educational programming, focusing this year on the theme of ‘Resilience’

Matt Fuka, a master’s degree student in mechanical engineering, won both second place and People’s Choice awards. at UND's Three Minute Thesis (3MT®) competition, which allows graduate students to  focus on communication skills.  Photo by Shawna Schill.

The ultimate elevator pitch

April 13, 2017

UND grad students get three minutes max to showcase their research in non-technical terms

Arctic arms race?

Arctic arms race?

April 13, 2017

U.S. Sen. Heidi Heitkamp, D-N.D., convenes science and political experts to discuss U.S.-Russia relations on the ‘fourth coast’