Archive for October, 2016

UND Interim Vice President for Academic Affairs leads a brain-storming session for the University’s Strategic Planning Process. Betting is co-chair of the Strategic Planning Committee, with Dana Harsell, chair of the University Senate. Photo by Shawna Schill.

Setting the course

October 27, 2016

Strategic planning moves forward on campus with the aim of making UND the premier flagship University on the Northern Plains

UND accounting student and standout volleyball player Chelsea Moser sorts coats that have been donated for delivery to children on the Spirit Lake Reservation in North Dakota. Photo by Shawna Schill.

Warmer side of accounting

October 27, 2016

UND business students collect hundreds of coats for American Indian kids as part of class that preaches service, blends ethics with cold-hard numbers

UND Professor and musicologist Gary Towne takes part in a panel discussion during the most recent rendition of the College of Arts and Sciences’ Ah! Talks, this one, titled “Music of the Spheres: the integral logic of music, mathematics, physics, musicology and biology.” The panel talked about the importance of a broad interdisciplinary education. Photo by Tyler Ingham.

Seeking well-rounded learners

October 27, 2016

UND AH! Talks: ‘Music of the Spheres’ panel sheds light on the importance of engaging multiple disciplinary perspectives

Tyler Larson

‘One UND’ family

October 27, 2016

Prospective UND student fights off cancer, finds network of support already established at future school

From left to right, Steve Burian, UND alum and co-founder of Advanced Engineering and Environmental Services, Inc.; Steve McNally, a general manager with Hess Corp.; UND President Mark Kennedy, UND College of Engineering and Mines Dean Hesham El-Rewini and Bob Solberg, a UND alum and former executive with Texaco, cut the ribbon on UND’s new Collaborative Energy Complex on Friday, Oct. 14.

Donors delight in Collaborative Energy Complex dedication

October 27, 2016

College of Engineering and Mines, along with private and public sector partners, celebrate completion of new addition during Homecoming Week

Stephanie Walker, UND director of libraries and information resources (OER), looks to technology to bring power of Open Educational Resources to University students and faculty. UND estimates already it has saved students as much 1.6 million in text book cost through OER. Photo by Jackie Lorentz.

Opening minds to OER

October 25, 2016

UND estimates it’s saved students as much as $1.6M in textbook expenses through Open Education Resources initiative; summit set for Thursday

Leon Osborne (center), with his wife, Kathy, and son, John, enjoy a laugh during a tribute event for the Chester Fritz Distinguished Professor of Atmospheric Sciences at UND. More than 100 people attended the event for Osborne to celebrate his career and accomplishments. Photo by Jackie Lorentz.

Feet on the ground, head in the clouds

October 25, 2016

Friends and colleagues take time to celebrate career and accomplishments of Leon Osborne, the so-called ‘People’s Weatherman’ from UND

Today, UND alumna Sally Smith is CEO of Buffalo Wild Wings, which Business Insider named 2015’s fastest growing chain restaurant in the United States. Photo by Shawna Schill.

Evolution of a CEO

October 25, 2016

Grand Forks native and UND alumna Sally Smith advises aspiring business students to be curious and never stop learning

The UND Admissions Legacy Open House, now in its second year, drew about 2,000 prospective students and their families to campus last weekend. Photo by Tyler Ingham.

Selling the dream

October 25, 2016

UND plays host to 2,000 prospective students and their families over two days last week

Smith recently spoke to a packed house as the keynote speaker at the 2016 UND College of Business & Public Administration’s annual Mellem Business Symposium, held during Homecoming Week. Photo by Shawna Schill.

Taking care of biz back on campus

October 25, 2016

UND alumna and Buffalo Wild Wings CEO inspires students to achieve their dreams

UND Homecoming Parade

Diversity panel gets started

October 20, 2016

Group members named and convene for the time this week

UND Space Studies Associate Professor Pablo de León looks on as former UND grad student Tiffany Swarmer, wearing one of his latest versions of the UND NDX space suit system, manipulates a camera. Photo by Jackie Lorentz.

Out of this world

October 20, 2016

UND space engineer takes the spotlight at Smithsonian, shows up in centerfold of November issue of National Geographic magazine

Sally J. Smith

Wings of opportunity

October 20, 2016

Buffalo Wild Wings President/CEO Sally J. Smith shares path to success as Mellem Business Symposium featured speaker

Through his journey from student to dean — and now as a part-time graduate professor — Elbert has seen UND stay ahead of new trends in teaching and learning. Photo by Shawna Schill.

Ahead of its time

October 20, 2016

UND College of Business & Public Administration celebrates 100 years of business classes at the forefront of technology

SMHS gala tops big day

SMHS gala tops big day

October 20, 2016

Community comes together to toast UND School of Medicine and Health Sciences’ past, present and future