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Susan Marvin, Chair of Marvin Doors and Windows, has been a part of her family company's third-generation management team for more than 35 years. The company has now entered its fourth generation –  one of the few in the country to do so. Marvin delivered a powerful Hultberg Lectureship Series keynote address April 16 in the Gorecki Alumni Center. Photo by Jackie Lorentz/UND Today.

Marvin touts business for purpose, not profit

April 19, 2018

Chair of Marvin Windows and Doors encourages community, family values in industry at 31st Hultberg salute to women leaders

Hannah Balderas, a psychology and pre-med students and UND American Indian Science and Engineering Society chapter secretary, had an eventful time at the AISES national conference recently, as she was elected to serve as a junior member of the National AISES Board of Directors. Photo by Shawna Schill.

Seven-generation solutions

April 19, 2018

Premed student Hannah Balderas makes a difference in hopes of impacting lives well into future

When she first arrived on campus in 2013, UND Softball player and reigning Big Sky Pitcher of the Year Kaylin VanDomelen didn't know anyone else on the softball team. The Bend, Ore., native had never imagined ever living in North Dakota either..

Student-athlete of the Month: Kaylin VanDomelen

April 19, 2018

UND softballer, teaching major simply ‘VanDominant’ on the mound and from the batter’s box

Art Jones, UND director of art collections, established a connection that brought 1,400 original prints from famed French satirist and printmaker Honoré Daumier into the University’s possession.
On March 27, Jones opened a new exhibit at the Empire Arts Center in downtown Grand Forks, where the great works of Daumier are on full display. The exhibit, Honoré Daumier III: Law, Medicine, and Social Satire, runs through June 23. Photo by Art Jones/UND Today.

Daumier on display

April 19, 2018

UND Art Collections at the Empire Arts Center features more selections from famed satirist through June 23

Brittany’s story

Brittany’s story

April 19, 2018

UND student details tragic cancer diagnosis at age 11 and her current mission to positively impact others in a similar situation

UND anthroplogist Marcia Mikulak is celebrating a recent major victory in her long quest to reverse injustices that have been imposed upon the indigenous Xukuru community in Brazil. UND students (above) attending Mikulak’s field school became fully immersed in Xukuru culture, as were the wishes of Cacique Marcos Xukuru. When it came time to march, the Cacique asked that the students walk at the front — alongside the leaders of the indigenous nation. Image courtesy of Marcia Mikulak. Image courtesy of Marcia Mikulak.

Xukuru sunrise

April 17, 2018

UND anthropologist/social justice advocate Marcia Mikulak extols recent decision from inter-American court as victory for Brazilian indigenous community, reflects on role in making it happen

Gerald "Jerry"Hamerlik (center), poses for a photo near the Eternal Flame in 1979 with then fellow Enrollment Services employees, Ken Polovitz (now with UND Aerospace, on the left in the photo) and Dave Parker. UND Archives.

Remembering the ‘Dean,’ Jerry Hamerlik

April 17, 2018

Longtime University and community pillar remembered for pioneering role in enrollment services andleading city through devastating 1997 flood

Advisors of the One UND Strategic Plan ship commander and UND President Mark Kennedy – including the President’s Cabinet, Strategic Plan goal captains and student representation – were called together Sept. 25 for a final review of the full project charter. The document defines the objectives and scope of the plan and contains a framework for analysis of the plan’s costs, resources and risks.

Forum addresses evolving face of campus

April 17, 2018

Head of UND facilities lays out full menu of University projects in construction, demolition and parking

Foerster, a native of Pisek, N.D., and a doctoral student in chemical engineering, is working to convert waste products from soybeans into high-value carbon fiber, which is stronger and more stiff than steel, yet lighter. It’s used in planes, cars, and even golf clubs. He took first place in the recent three Minute Thesis Competition at UND.  Photo by Shawna Schill/UND Today.

Three-minute victory in Vegas

April 17, 2018

UND research competition champ hits jackpot at regional communication contest in City of Lights

‘Homerun’ topic at Eye of the Hawk

‘Homerun’ topic at Eye of the Hawk

April 17, 2018

Global business expert Scott Kennedy strikes a chord with at least one UND student at important campus lecture

Miss America 2018 Cara Mund, the first-ever North Dakotan to wear the crown, was in UND's alumni house, the Gorecki Center, on Tuesday, for the UND Alumni Association & Foundation's Women for Philanthropy event. Image courtesy of Milo Smith.

Crown jewel of North Dakota

April 12, 2018

Cara Mund, state’s first Miss America, talks giving, gumption and government at Women for Philanthropy lunch

Steve Martin

Powering futures by giving back

April 12, 2018

UND Engineering alum Steve Martin reflects on American Indian roots as founder of thriving energy startup in Africa

A kaleidoscope of color and rhythm, the Wacipi, or powwow, will end a week of educational events that bring in people from across the nation to enjoy American Indian culture. All events are free. Photo by Jackie Lorentz/UND Today.

‘Time out’ for tradition of grandeur

April 12, 2018

48th annual Wacipi highlights week-long celebration of American Indian contributions to art and culture

Jason Laumb and the EERC, are working with industry partners on a $6-million project to determining the cost of installing a carbon-capture system at a coal-powered utility plant, the Milton R. Young Station power plant near Center, N.D., northwest of Bismarck. The idea is to use such a facility to caputure carbon dioxide and use it to enhance oil recovery by injecting it deep into the ground, where it would be forever stored. Image courtesy of Kari Suedel of the EERC.

Drilling into a new economy?

April 12, 2018

EERC scientist, industry partners go big with $6M carbon-capture project that could lead to new jobs and enhance oil recovery

‘I love culture’

‘I love culture’

April 12, 2018

UND’s Filipino American Student Organization puts home flair on full display for fellow students on culture night