Archive for November, 2017

UND President Mark Kennedy leads discussion during recent cabinet-level meeting at which the goal captains for the One UND Strategic Plan presented their implementation teams’ latest accomplishments, laid out next tasks and ask for input from other cabinet members. Photo by Shawna Schill/UND Today.

North Dakota’s opportunity engine picks up steam

November 30, 2017

UND Strategic Plan leaders mark victories in enhancing learning, discovery and engagement

UND Volleyball players react to a kill against the Minnesota Golden Gophers in the first round of the NCAA National Tournament in 2016 in Minneapolis. The Fighting Hawks are preparing for a rematch with Minnesota on Friday night.  Image courtesy of UND Athletics.

Déjà vu in Dinkytown

November 30, 2017

Fighting Hawks Volleyball carries more aggressive mindset into national tournament rematch with Gophers

Members of the North Dakota National Guard Delta Company 1-112th Aviation Battalion, based in Fargo, recently took advantage of realistic training by officials with UND's physician assistant program and the Simulation Center, housed with in the School of Medicine & Health Sciences. Images courtesy of the SMHS.

Soldiers team with Med School for realistic training

November 30, 2017

National Guard flight medics learn trauma skills at UND School of Medicine & Health Sciences

Alexei Tulin, a biomedical researcher at the UND School of Medicine & Health Sciences, studies what controls the normal states of organisms at the cell level in hopes of one day finding a cure for cancer.  Image courtesy of Juan Miguel Pedraza.

To ‘the next level’ of cancer research

November 30, 2017

SMHS biomedical researcher Alexei Tulin using nearly $1M U.S. Army grant to explore molecular pathways that may lead to a cure

Cheech chats Chicano Art at UND

Cheech chats Chicano Art at UND

November 30, 2017

Comedy film star, arts aficionado shows more serious side during recent visit to campus

UND Law School transfer students

‘Part of the community’

November 28, 2017

UND Law transfer students talk about experiences in new home, school

UND sophomore hockey standout Ludvig Hoff excels on the ice and in the classroom as the Norway native continues to adjust to life in a new country.  Image courtesy of UND Athletics.

Student-Athlete of the Month: Ludvig Hoff

November 28, 2017

First-ever Norwegian to suit up for UND excels on ice and in classroom as graphic design student

UND Aerobatic Team (left to right) Mike Lents, Elise Wheelock, Jarrett Croy, Liz Birch, Alex Tally, Dustin Lenz, Alex Hunt, James Jacobson, Jacob Githens, Mitch Oswald. Image courtesy of Mike Lents.

Flipping for competition

November 28, 2017

Aerobatic Team aims to reclaim dominance over skies after falling just short of national championship for first time in decade

ZeinebYoussif (left) and Stephanie Walker (Dean of Library) with a image of the Scholarly Commons introduction page projected behind. The Scholarly Commons is accessible through the internet and anyone can search for research, art and documents produced by UND faculty, staff and students that has been published.

‘Scholarly Commons’ yields world of possibilities

November 28, 2017

New online repository expands UND’s ability to share research and scholarship globally

Time of thanks

Time of thanks

November 28, 2017

Alumni Association and Foundation ask future alums why they’re thankful for UND

Jason Jensen, Political Science & Public Administration faculty member, and leader of the RIAS policy section, talks about UAS- and autonomous technology-related policy development at the recent RIAS Advisory Board meeting in Robin Hall. Jensen’s department is part of the UND College of Business & Public Administration. Image courtesy of Juan Pedraza.

Partnerships on the ‘RIAS’

November 21, 2017

Meeting of corporate and public-sector advisory boards unleashes ideas and opportunities for UAS collaboration

UND Volleyball's Faith Dooley (kneeling) is joined by teammates celebrating the match point that catapulted them to a second-straight Big Sky Conference  Championship and berth in the NCAA National Tournament.  The Fighting Hawks defeated host team Sacramento State 3-2 in a grueling roller-coaster match. Image courtesy of Sacramento State Athletics.

Back-to-back

November 21, 2017

UND Volleyball is off to the NCAA National Tournament for the second year in a row

Dressed for success

Dressed for success

November 21, 2017

UND, adidas partner on major multi-year athletics apparel agreement

UND alum Adam Caskey has found himself on the Washington Post’s list of the nation’s “coolest” TV meteorologists. His passion for weather and thermometers was stoked at UND, he says. More than 11,000 people have signed up online to win one of Caskey’s coveted designs on “Thermometer Thursday.” Every thermometer he makes "is like a snowflake" – no two are identical. Photo courtesy of Adam Caskey.

Forecast: Rising ‘cool’ factor

November 21, 2017

UND Atmospheric Sciences alum listed among most engaging national weather personalities

Talking turkey

Talking turkey

November 21, 2017

University of North Dakota students talk about what they look forward to at Thanksgiving.