Archive for March, 2018

The 12-member UND Parking & Transportation Advisory Committee also is looking for ways to simplify parking for the roughly 10,000 student, staff and faculty permit holders who drive to and from campus each day. UND archival image.

Parking under the microscope

March 29, 2018

Campus advisory committee tackling University’s most vexing transportation issues

Cutline here

Passing the puck

March 29, 2018

Former Athletics boss Brian Faison transitions to advisor role for new AD, old friend and onetime conference foe Bill Chaves

The finalists to the next dean of the College of Business & Public Administration are (left to right ) Darrell Radson, Amy Henley and Dave Harris. Their campus visits will take place April 4-9.

Business & Public Administration dean finalists’ visits set

March 29, 2018

Open forums will take place on campus for each of the three finalists for dean of College

UND Energy Institue; Mike Mann; battery; Yong Hon; Dakota Lithium Batteries; research commercialization; Clean Republic. Photo by Tyler Ingham/UND Today.

Power to the pedal

March 29, 2018

Not your grandfather’s Duracell: revolutionary UND-developed battery propels everything from e-bikes to fish finders

Leading by example

Leading by example

March 29, 2018

UND’s Mortar Board embraces opportunities to engage peers, faculty, alumni and community leaders

Former Grand Forks Herald editor and publisher Mike Jacobs and wife, Suezette Bieri, a former longtime administrator at the UND Space Studies Department, stand at the front entrance of UND's Columbia Hall, headquarters of the College of Arts & Sciences, to which the couple recently contributed $1 million in direct support to students. Photo by Connor Murphy/UND Today.

Alum couple says ‘thanks a million’

March 27, 2018

Former UND Space Studies administrator Suezette Bieri and legendary state journalist Mike Jacobs add to legacy of giving at alma mater

Cari Campbell , UND associate professor of history, (left) moderates a panel on "art and politics" during the 49th Annual Writers Conference at UND. Campbell was joined on the panel by conference featured artists Marlon James, Lauren Markham and Nicholas Gallanin.  Photo by Paul Wesp/UND Today.

Truly literary – no lie

March 27, 2018

UND Writers Conference blends art, history and politics to inspire new generation of creators

Tera Buckley, assistant director of Marketing & Creative Services, said a slight hiccup in migrating UND's revamped website means the timeline to see souped up more- responsive site – a major item in UND’s Strategic Plan Goal Three aim of enrolling and retaining students – will be adjusted from the end of April to May 21. The date was chosen to avoid disrupting the wrap of the spring semester. Jackie Lorentz photo/ UND Today.

Revving up recruitment and retention

March 27, 2018

March Provost Forum touts positive progress with UND website updates and Starfish student success

Cindy Juntunen, dean of the College of Education and Human Development, is securing funding for the Sisu Endowment. As a nod to Juntunen’s Finnish roots, the Sisu Endowment will help fund scholarships, programs and educational initiatives that support students from rural backgrounds and those who want to serve their communities. Photo by Connor Murphy/UND Today.

True grit – or is it ‘sisu’

March 27, 2018

New College of Education & Human Development endowment taps dean’s Finnish heritage

Signs of the times

Signs of the times

March 27, 2018

UND students learn art of wooden sign making to de-stress and make new connections

Students in Robin David's (above) Honors class extended an already successful "Resilient Youth Program" into East Grand Forks Public Schools, where no New American tutoring program existed. The program has been so popular that the school had to seek more space for students.  Photo by Tyler Ingham.

Elite company

March 22, 2018

UND’s Robin David named one of only 24 to receive Bush Fellowships

Inspired by her previous research exploring how boomtown communities are affected by changing populations, Liz Legerski, UND associate professor of sociology, saw an opportunity to connect with other faculty who are also researching natural resources development and social impact. Her research will be one of 12  studies featured during Energy Research Week March 26-29 at UND. Photo by Jackie Lorentz./UND Today.

Making connections

March 22, 2018

UND Energy Research Week champions grand challenges

An international research team, including biomedical specialists at UND's School of Medicine & Health Sciences, have developed a synthetic molecule that can kill five deadly types of multidrug-resistant (MDR) bacteria with limited side effects.

Squashing the superbugs

March 22, 2018

UND researchers help develop synthetic molecule to fight multidrug-resistant bacteria

Kerryanne Leroux, an EERC senior chemical engineer and oilfield operations team lead, is heading up research on a  private-public research partnership involving carbon-capture techniques at a Richardton, N.D.-based ethanol plant.

Catch and decrease

March 22, 2018

EERC partners with private industry on energy sustainability research in southwestern North Dakota

Admitted and appreciated

Admitted and appreciated

March 22, 2018

More than 200 high school seniors — already committed to UND — get tour like no other on Admitted Student Day