Archive for March, 2017

UND Athletic Director Brian Faison addresses the public and media on Wednesday, announcing that UND would be cutting three varsity sports at the end of the 2016-17 season to meet budget reduction mandates. Photo by Shawna Schill.

‘Painful step’

March 30, 2017 at

UND announces deep cuts force elimination of three varsity sports programs

UND Education Professor Marcus Weaver-Hightower demonstrates his innovative "lightboard" teaching tool to UND President Mark Kennedy recently. Photo by Richard Larson.

New window on teaching

March 30, 2017 at

Education Professor Marcus Weaver-Hightower shows off innovative ‘lightboard’ studio, as latest recipient of NDUS faculty award for technology in the classroom

U.S. Sen. Heidi Heitkamp (left) operates a miniature multi-rotor UAVquad alongside local UAS expert Amanda Brandt inside Robin Hall, the headquarters of UND's unmanned programs. Photo by Tyler Ingham.

Sky’s the limit

March 30, 2017 at

U.S. Sen. Heidi Heitkamp takes control of drones at UND’s Robin Hall, reviews research collaborations

UND Master of Public Administration student Nick Jensen recently went to New York City for an international policy contest for which he was paired with three Ivy League students. His team took first place and he was named MVP. Photo by Jackie Lorentz.

Rising to the top

March 30, 2017 at

UND MPA student brings home public policy prize for world food security simulation, places internationally

John Quinones proudly holds a UND hockys jersey given to him by  Delta Gamma after his speak at the Chester Fritz Auditorim Monday night.

Transcending stereotypes

March 30, 2017 at

ABC Newsman John Quiñones visits UND, shares message of transcending cultural stereotypes

Veteran ABC News correspondent John Quinones proudly holds a UND hockey jersey given to him Monday night by  Delta Gamma after his speak at the Chester Fritz Auditorium Monday. Photo by Jackie Lorentz.

Veteran newsman shares career insights

March 28, 2017 at

ABC correspondent and “What Would You Do?” host Quiñones details humble roots and rise to network stardom — with doses of education and ethics along the way

UND Vice President of Health Affairs and Dean of the School of Medicine & Health Sciences Joshua Wynne discusses possible budget reductions while seeking input during a recently Faculty Academic Council meeting. The council is made up of associate deans, chairs, and faculty.  Photo by Tyler Ingham

Menu of options

March 28, 2017 at

UND School of Medicine & Health Sciences releases possible budget cuts

Pulitzer Prize-winning author Viet Thanh Nguyen (right) answers a question at a panel discussion Wednesday, March 22, at the 2017 Writers Conference.  The event was held in the Memorial Union Ballroom.  Also participating in the panel were poet Mai Der Vang (center) and moderator Paul Sum (left).  Sum is a UND professor of political science and public administration. Photo by Richard Larson.

Unchained voices

March 28, 2017 at

UND Writers Conference shares diverse stories of finding community and identity in America

Students as collaborators

Students as collaborators

March 28, 2017 at

Learn how UND students partner with research mentors on heavy topics like sex trafficking

UND studejnt leaders, Blake Andert and Brandon Beyer commend University administrators for allowing more time for input and data gathering during the latest rounds of budget cuts. Photo courtesy of UND Student Government.

Keeping students top of mind in face of tough decisions

March 23, 2017 at

Student Body leaders, Brandon Beyer and Blake Andert, comment on budget situation

As part of his latest UND budget update, Vice President for Academic Affairs and Provost Tom DiLorenzo took a moment to open the floor to share success stories and strategies that different units on campus have been using to keep forward momentum in the current budget situation. Photo by Tyler Ingham.

New ways of thinking

March 23, 2017 at

Weekly budget forum celebrates successes and examines new methods of handling budget challenges

Left to right: UND students Evan Marian, Ayla Rubenstein and Atle Alexander. Photo by Tyler Ingham.

Volunteering together

March 23, 2017 at

UND students from all areas of campus come together to build community based on giving back

Dakota Krout poses with an electronic version of one of his fantasy genre novels, "Dungeon Born." Photo by Jackie Lorentz.

Programmer pens second book in fantasy series

March 23, 2017 at

Latest work by UND Computer Science student Dakota Krout has spent weeks atop genre lists on Amazon

Decision points made easier

Decision points made easier

March 23, 2017 at

Admitted Student Day gives prospective students inside tour of what could be in store for them at UND

A new Fighting Hawks logo is emblazoned across UND Student Ticket Office in the Memorial Union. Photo by Shawna Schill.

Brands of confusion

March 21, 2017 at

UND embraces Fighting Hawks while replacing interlocking ND symbols in push for common vision