Archive for October, 2017

l-r; Cross-campus collaboration with research being done with Brad Rundquist (Georgraphy) Cristina Oncea and Gary Schwartz (both Papulation Health) are researching radon exposure and the incidence of Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia (CLL) in North Dakota. Radon exposure causes about half the instances of lung cancer in the U.S.   (Jackie Lorentz photo/ UND Today)

Radon on the radar

October 31, 2017

UND Geography and the School of Medicine & Health Sciences team up to study cancer-causing possibilities of hidden gas prevalent in North Dakota

Chris Felege (above center) teaches biology students about invasive animal species in his classroom at UND. He is one the growing list of faculty, advisors and staff who are spreading the word: about Starfish: the future of communication and academic planning for UND’s next class of leaders in action. UND archival photo.

Many arms of Starfish support

October 31, 2017

UND faculty, advisors laud student success system for opening communication

First steps: liberal arts and retention

First steps: liberal arts and retention

October 31, 2017

Latest Provost Forum offers updates on UND Strategic Plan Goals No. 1 and 2

This year, UND's annual Admissions Fall Open House, which takes place the third week of October during the North Dakota and Minnesota Education Association school break, hosted more than 2,000 prospective students and their family members Oct. 19 and 20. Photo by Shawna Schill/UND Today.

Rolling out the red carpet

October 31, 2017

Annual fall open house, unique to UND, draws more than 2,000 prospective students and family members

Hauntings of Halloweens past

Hauntings of Halloweens past

October 31, 2017

UND students recall their favorite childhood memories on All Hallows’ Eve

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.

Leon’s legacy

October 26, 2017

UND Chester Fritz Distinguished Professor Leon Osborne remembered as passionate weather pioneer

Laurie Betting will retire on Oct. 31 after 15 years of service to the University – and it’s been a busy 15 years.  Photo by Shawna Schill/UND Today.

‘Betting’ on others

October 26, 2017

With retirement of Laurie Betting, UND campus celebrates career of veracious leader and inspiring mentor

UND Wildlife Ecologist Susan Ellis-Felege (middle) receives a special certificate for her part as a presenter in the 2016-17 University Faculty Lecture Series. She is joined in the photo by College of Arts & Sciences' Dean Debbie Storrs and UND President Mark Kennedy. Photo by Connor Murphy/UND Today.

From nest to the skies

October 26, 2017

Wildlife Ecologist Susan Ellis-Felege presents her research at latest Faculty Lecture—showing science at its most active

UND has been working with the North Dakota University System’s Core Technology Services to replace aged equipment in the Data Center, which supports Campus Connection, Citrix virtual applications and other major computers systems.
Now the team’s focus is increasing the bandwidth between the Data Center and the buildings on campus. Archival photo.

Collaboration to build network capacity

October 26, 2017

University IT supports today’s connected student with major computer system upgrades

Nursing on a mission

Nursing on a mission

October 25, 2017

Annual service trip to Guatemala provides life lessons for UND students

For the past 22 years, the Clothesline Project, as it’s known, has been a powerful staple on campus during these weeks of action, chock full of awareness activities and devoted to violence and sexual assault prevention. Photo by Connor Murphy/UND Today.

Solemn reflection, on the line

October 24, 2017

In a deliberate twist on tradition, UND begins ‘It’s on Us’ week of action with rally and march

Arne Brekke

Everybody loves Arne

October 24, 2017

Steward of UND Norwegian history collection celebrates 90th birthday with milestone endowment gift

Powerful progress

Powerful progress

October 24, 2017

One UND Strategic Plan goal captains lay out early accomplishments of implementation teams

Glenn James Jarrett, grandson of UND Athletics legend Glenn "Red" Jarrett, holds one of his grandfather's leather football helmets, during a dedication ceremony that put the elder Jarrett's name on the entrance of the school's High Performance Center. Photo by Jackie Lorentz/UND Today. 

Officials from the University of North Dakota Athletic Department and Alumni 
Association and Foundation held a a special ceremony Oct. 20, 2017 to honor Glenn "Red" Jarrett at the High Performance Center in the dedication of "Glenn Red Jarrett Way". 

Glenn James Jarrett holds one of his grandfathers Glenn Red Jarrett's leather football helmets in front of a photo of his grandfather in a UND Football uniform. (Note not wearing the same helmet).

Green at heart but ‘Red’ is the ‘Way’

October 24, 2017

UND dedicates entrance of High Performance Center in honor of one of school’s pioneering great athletes

Stars on ice

Stars on ice

October 24, 2017

UND-Gophers hockey was the weekend’s hottest ticket, with a touch of Hollywood on top