Archive for September, 2017

Professor of English & Interdisciplinary Health Studies Tami Carmichael (standing left) joins English Professor Rebecca Weaver-Hightower (standing right) in leading a Go Global Academy composition class discussion on the role of globalization in pop culture. The academy is a first-year learning community for students who are interested in global issues, but haven’t already had international experiences. Photo by Tyler Ingham.

Going global

September 7, 2017

UND develops more opportunities to give homegrown students international experiences

Mat Cox, who earns top grades in the classroom and is a leaders in the football field, will graduate with a bachelor’s degree in civil engineering in May. By May 2019, he plans to earn his master’s degree in civil engineering from UND. Photo by Shawna Schill.

UND Student-Athlete of the Month: Mat Cox

September 7, 2017

Olympia, Wash., native, and Fighting Hawks offensive lineman engineering two degrees in six years

Delzer, in her Mapleton, N.D. third-grade classroom, graduated from UND with a double major in elementary education and early childhood education in 2008. She also earned her master’s degree in elementary education from UND in 2014. Photo produced and featured in the New York Times, Sept. 2 edition.

Top teacher alum featured in New York Times to speak at UND

September 7, 2017

Kayla Delzer, whose classroom philosophies have become standard worldwide, holds two degrees from the College of Education & Human Development

Girls flock to drone school

Girls flock to drone school

September 7, 2017

UND hosts female elementary students for a week-long UAS camp.

The first Potato Bowl USA football game took place on Sept. 24, 1966 between UND and Idaho State. It was billed as a battle between two of the largest potato-growing regions in the United States: Idaho and the Red River Valley of North Dakota and Minnesota. UND stomped Idaho State 41-0 in that first meeting. UND holds an impressive 39-12 Potato Bowl record, dating back to that first game.

All hail the mighty spud

September 5, 2017

It’s fun, food, football and more this week as the UND joins the community for the 52nd Annual Potato Bowl USA celebration

When UND Provost Tom DiLorenzo set out to set up a new team in his office to spearhead implementation of the new One UND Strategic plan, instead of going after a bunch of new hires, he asked two deans, Hesham El-Rewini of the College of Engineering & Mines, and Debbie Storrs, College of Arts & Sciences, to join his office as quarter-time senior vice provosts. Then he invited applications for six more faculty fellows to work on special projects that connect to the strategic plan. That team (above comprises Grant McGimpsey, vice president of research & economic Development; El Rewini; DiLorenzo; Storrs; John Mihelich, professor of anthropology; Rebecca Rozelle-Stone;  
More than 20 faculty members applied for the six spots in the program.

Forward facing

September 5, 2017

Faculty fellows, vice provosts key players in Academic Affairs’ efforts to enact One UND strategic plan

Amanda LIvers, a research geophysisist at UND's EERC, said, as early as middle school, she detected subtle, non-blatant suggestions that certain science and computer related classes weren't meant for girls. Photo by Kari Suedel.

Overcoming barriers

September 5, 2017

Women scientists at the EERC open up about challenges growing up in pursuit of careers in STEM fields

Welcome, students

Welcome, students

September 5, 2017

Student from across UND — and the nation– are welcomed as the big, bright Class of 2021.