Archive for February, 2017

UND Vice President for Academic Affairs and Provost   Tom DiLorenzo leads the first of a series of budget forums for staff and faculty at UND. Photo  by Jackie Lorentz.

Budget forum reflections

February 28, 2017

First of many UND campus budget fora addresses questions and calls for teamwork and ideas

Justin Germann, a senior geology major, holds a slice from the "Colgate" meteorite.  The meteorite, found in October 1999 near Colgate, N.D., by Tod Erickson, is thought to be the largest ever to land in the state.  It weighed 84-86 pounds. Photo by Richard Larson.

Mega meteorite

February 28, 2017

UND geology faculty students get another first-hand glimpse of largest space rock ever found in state

UND graduate student Tarek Elderini is using his robotics background from Egypt to collaborate with other engineering graduate students on their computer vision-based research under the supervision of faculty advisors Naima Kaabouch and Jeremiah Neubert. The research will be on display at Thursday's Graduate Research Achievement Day in the UND Memorial Union Ballroom. Photo by Tyler Ingham.

GRAD 2017 on display

February 28, 2017

UND’s revamped graduate research expo allows more opportunity for participation, collaboration and community outreach

Dinner concludes Black History Month at UND

Dinner concludes Black History Month at UND

February 28, 2017

Executive Chef Greg Gefroh talks about importance of authentic cuisine in helping students reconnect with homelands

Nick Satterlee, a UND commercial aviation student from O'Fallon, Ill., ran into a bit of a rough patch during his first semester, but support from those around him and a new notification software at UND called Starfish, helped him to regain his academic footing. Photo courtesy of Nick Satterlee.

Attention to retention

February 23, 2017

UND combines technology and personal connections to boost the number of first-time freshmen who stay

UND faculty retirees: Al Palmer, Sharon Wilsnack, Lana Rakow, Dan Rice and Kim Fink (pictured inside). Photo illustration by Richard Larson.

Fond farewells for Founders Day

February 23, 2017

UND extends its thanks to 100 retired and retiring employees, including five prominent faculty who represent over 140 years of combined service

UND grad student Andrew Barnas holds a Post-it note, on which he illustrated his own research of a drone flying over the Candian habitat of snow geese and polar bears. Barnas put the 3-inch by 3-inch drawing on social media and it has since gone viral, with others piggybacking on his idea to share ideas of research with others in its simplest form. Photo by Jackie Lorentz.

Power of the ‘Post-it’

February 23, 2017

Art, science and communication collide as UND biology grad student’s Twitter hashtag trend goes viral

Whiz kids under the microscope

Whiz kids under the microscope

February 23, 2017

UND volunteers have fun judging kids’ projects at the 6th annual Schroeder Middle School Science Fair in Grand Forks

Robin Hall after sunset.  The building on western edge of the UND campus is the headquarters to the University's surging unmanned teaching and research enterprises. Photo by Richard Larson

Unmanned unleashed

February 21, 2017

UND brings together campus innovation and research in Institute for Unmanned and Autonomous Research

Emily Taylor shows off her "lace" collar that she made out of a bicycle tire inner tube. Taylor, a UND Theatre Arts master's degree student, used her "trash to treasure" style to win a prestigious scholarship to a stagecraft school in Las Vegas. Photo by Jackie Lorentz.

Trash to treasure garners prestigious theatre scholarship

February 21, 2017

Emily Taylor’s innovative designs on display starting tonight for opening of ‘The Nether’ at Burtness Lab Theater

UND student Queen Ngale updates the City of Grand Forks' Snapchat profile with  Grand Forks Mayor Brown after the mayor's annual State of the City Address on Feb. 15.

Snapchat ‘takeover’ part of image makeover for Grand Forks

February 21, 2017

UND students emulate a real-world PR firm to help city reach young people

UND President Mark Kennedy stands next to a replica of his painting he completed as a boy in the 1960s. The piece hangs outside his office on the third floor of Twamley Hall. Kennedy's original canavas painting is on display at the UND Art Collections at the Empire Art Center along with art  from past UND Presidents. Photo by Jackie Lorentz.

The Presidential Palette

February 21, 2017

Creative flair of UND presidents – past and present – to be part of new exhibition on regional art

Career opportunities

Career opportunities

February 21, 2017

Time to get a job! University of North Dakota students participate in the 2017 spring Career Fair

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.

Starting from the top

February 16, 2017

UND finding opportunities for administrative efficiency and savings amid campus-wide budget cuts

Ciciley Littlewolf, a second-year medical student  at UND's School of Medicine & Health Sciences, is part of the Indians Into Medicine program, which assists American Indian students from middle school through medical school.
Littlewolf is from the Northern Cheyenne Reservation in southeastern Montana. Photo by Jackie Lorentz.

Set to succeed

February 16, 2017

UND’s INMED students bask in support from middle school to medical school