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The University has the capacity to help solve rural issues, said Thomasine Heitkamp, a UND Professor in the College of Nursing & Professional Disciplines,  who with grand challenge team members invited the federal representatives to campus for a UND Discovery grand challenge event earlier this week. Photo by Tyler Ingham/UND Today.

‘Speed dating’ for research

November 16, 2017

Thomasine Heitkamp heads up event helping feds and researchers address rural health and social issues

North Dakota Fighting Hawks’ basketball was represented in the NCAA National Tournaments and the Women's National Invitational Tournament. Both squads are beginning the work needed to duplicate those efforts down the road this year and beyond.

Of fast cars and UND hoops

November 16, 2017

Men and women raring to get going at home, starting this weekend, after motoring through ‘16-‘17 campaigns

UND Aviation Professor Kim Kenville teaches all of UND’s airport management classes, and she directs the airport management degree program (with curriculum that combines aviation-related courses and classes in the College of Business & Public Administration); that program was launched in 1968. Image courtesy of Juan Pedraza.

Building the better airport — UND’s Kenville knows

November 16, 2017

Aviation professor regularly produces research for ongoing series for National Academies of Sciences

UND President Mark Kennedy visits with attendees of the annual Thanksgiving dinner for retirees event, held recently in the Memorial Union Ballroom. Pictured left to right, are Kay Roch, Larry Roch, Richard Olson, Jan Olson. Special to UND Today by Richard Larson.

Catching up with friends

November 16, 2017

UND’s annual Thanksgiving dinner of retirees draws about 250 for feast and fellowship

Riders on the storm

Riders on the storm

November 16, 2017

Atmospheric Sciences students fit in one last storm chase for 2017 before winter sets in

Cara Hagren, a UND alum and currently the interim Vice President for Student Affairs and Diversity, recently had the interim tag removed from her title and now holds the position permanently. Photo by Shawna Schill/UND Today.

Halgren takes the helm

November 14, 2017

Cara Halgren has interim tag removed as she follows a calling to become new permanent VP for Student Affairs and Diversity

Cinematic comedy star Cheech Marin and his renowned Chicano art collection took center stage in UND's Hughes Fine Arts Center’s Campbell Recital Hall on Thursday, Nov. 9.  Photo by Connor Murphy/UND Today.

Different side of Cheech

November 14, 2017

Impassioned arts collector of 1980s cinematic fame offers more serious take on Chicano culture, perspective

Panelists for the premiere of "The Mission of Herman Stern" (left to right) Carl Oberholtzer, co-producer and historical contributor for the documentary;  Art Philips, the film’s director and manager of Video Arts Studios; and Steve Hunegs, executive director of the Jewish Community Relations Council of Minnesota and the Dakotas; talks about the life and actions of late North Dakota businessman Herman Stern, who saved 125 Jewish people from certain death in Nazi Germany. Photo by Connor Murphy/UND Today.

A story untold too long

November 14, 2017

UND groups help bring premiere of ‘The Mission of Herman Stern’ to Grand Forks’ Empire Arts Center

A Nov. 9 Provost Forum, hosted by UND Provost Tom DiLorenzo, included progress updates from Sherry Lawdermilt, project manager of Goal No. 6 (meeting the educational needs of the active-duty military, veterans, and their families) and Jeff Holm, project manager of Goal No. 3 (deliver more educational opportunities on campus and online).

Opportunity drivers

November 14, 2017

Strategic Plan project managers deliver plans to ignite military and online learning prospects

Leader of the band

Leader of the band

November 14, 2017

UND drum major Elizah Gray is a leader in action as the heartbeat of the Pride of the North marchers

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.

‘Good bones’ all part of master plan

November 9, 2017

Campus planners look to pull University together, preserve legacy of structures to meet current and future needs

Lt. Col. Jason Murphy's 20-plus year military path has taken him around the world on a full circle back to UND, where he currently serves as commander of the University's Reserve Officer Training Corps battalion. Image courtesy of  Lt. Col. Jason Murphy.

‘Welcome back, Colonel Murphy’

November 9, 2017

UND Army ROTC commander talks Veterans Day, leadership and return to alma mater

The timeless musical, Wizard of Oz, runs at UND’s Burtness Theatre, starting at 7:30 p.m., from Nov. 9-11 and 16-18, with special guest appearances and a splash of community and campus collaborations.  Image courtesy of UND Theatre Arts.

Off to see the Wizard

November 9, 2017

Theatre Arts newest production of Frank L. Baum’s classic, ‘Oz,’ is a community-wide endeavor

National Public Radio Political Correspondent Mara Liasson was the keynote speaker of the 13th Olafson Ethics Symposium, hosted by the College of Business & Public Administration (CoBPA) and sponsored by alumnus Bob Olafson and SEI Investments. Olafson established the series to foster student and community discussions of professional and personal ethics.Liasson was the keynote speaker of the 13th Olafson Ethics Symposium, hosted by the College of Business & Public Administration (CoBPA) and sponsored by alumnus Bob Olafson and SEI Investments. Olafson established the series to foster student and community discussions of professional and personal ethics.

Fake news, real talk

November 9, 2017

NPR political journalist Mara Liasson urges balanced public discourse in annual UND ethics symposium

Meet Matt Eidson: Marine and aspiring journalist

Meet Matt Eidson: Marine and aspiring journalist

November 9, 2017

The newest Dakota Student editor served on the front lines in the War on Terror before enrolling at UND