Archive for December, 2017

Happy Holidays from the UND Alumni Association and Foundation

Happy Holidays from the UND Alumni Association and Foundation

December 28, 2017

Happy Holiday from the UND Alumni Association and Foundation

Mark and Debbie Kennedy Holiday Greeting 2017

Happy Holidays from UND!

December 19, 2017

UND President Mark Kennedy and First Lady Debbie Kennedy wish all family and friends a happy holiday season

Dylan Diede, originally of Glen Ullin, N.D., grades papers in Gamble Hall as part of his duties as a graduate assistant. Diede is one of the few students in his field taking advantage of the applied economics combined program, allowing him to take both undergraduate and graduate credits. Photo by Connor Murphy/UND Today.

A matter of degrees

December 14, 2017

Top business student to receive master’s before bachelor’s with help of combined program, quirk in commencement scheduling

UND's President Mark Kennedy and his Executive Council gathered a group of campus leaders to revise the University's mission statement, which was written in 1991. The new mission statement will be shorter, sharper and more aligned with the strategic priorities of the institution.

On a mission

December 14, 2017

UND reexamining Mission Statement with eye toward changes that express new Strategic Plan’s strength and promise for the future

A holiday blast

A holiday blast

December 14, 2017

Alumni Association’s annual holiday bash spills over with festive cheers

With a need for more pilots, the Air and Marine Operations (AMO) selected 15 sophomores and juniors for a fast track to a career in border protection. This new partnership trains students for jobs that will be waiting for them after graduation. Pictured is a UH-60 Black Hawk helicopter, used by AMO in various operations. Photo courtesy of Ryan Mason.

Headed for the border

December 14, 2017

Fifteen UND Aviation majors chosen for career path partnership with U.S. Customs and Border Protection

Social media takeover

Social media takeover

December 14, 2017

Students get hands on with local business’s social media for unique marketing experience

Dale Kadelbach, UND’s landscaping supervisor, explains the effects of taking down campus’s diseased elm trees in front of the Chester Fritz Library. Two disease-resistant saplings are already in place, with more on the way to replace other trees coming down over winter break. Photo by Connor Murphy/UND Today.

Timber!

December 12, 2017

Campus beautification driving effort to remove diseased trees over winter break, replacement planting set for spring

Meteorologist Janelle Hakala takes a break from her forecasting duties to snap a photo with her trusty UND flag. The photo was taken at exactly 90 degrees south - the Geographic South Pole. Photo courtesy of Janelle Hakala.

Frosty ambition

December 12, 2017

UND Atmospheric Sciences graduate finds hot opportunity at one of the world’s coldest locations

UND Law student Ryan Rehberg will go to Capitol Hill in March as one of 10 in the nation chosen for the VFW-SVA Legislative Fellowship. There, he will advocate a change to Veterans Affairs policy affecting emergency services for veterans. Photo by Connor Murphy/UND Today.

Soldier in the court

December 12, 2017

UND Law student keeps military connections alive by make a difference for vets on Capitol Hill

Post-doctoral researcher Harpreet Kaur, with the help of a grant from the 2017 Alzheimer's Association Research Fellowship, seeks to establish a link between probiotic balance and the onset of Alzheimer's disease. Photo by Jackie Lorentz/UND Today.

More than a gut feeling

December 12, 2017

UND Post-doc explores possible connection between bacteria in the digestive system and Alzheimer’s disease

UND Winter WUNDerland Concert 2017

Winter WUNDerland

December 12, 2017

UND Department of Music shares season’s greetings in support of Concert Choir

Aaron Kennedy

Currency from the crowd

December 7, 2017

UND groups are tapping into novel fund-raising with a social flair to augment tight budgets

Associate English Professor Yvette Koepke’s Creative Humanities Outcomes in Career Excellence (CHOICE) course helps humanities-based majors – in programs like English, communication and psychology – connect their passions and interests with their classroom learning to create a path to a perfect career. Photo by Connor Murphy/UND Today.

Oh, the Humanities!

December 7, 2017

New Arts & Sciences course explores how writing and analysis skills fit in the modern job market

Jaakko Putkonen

Southern comfort

December 7, 2017

UND scientist, grad in Antarctica on ‘summer’ quest for the oldest ice on Earth