Archive for April, 2018

Kristi Orkerlund (left) and Orlynn Rosassen (left) stand in the new Food Pantry in the UND Memorial Union located in 314C. Kristi holds a box of personal care items that students can also pickup. Olrynn holds a Swipe it Forward card that will be able to be used for meals.    (Jackie Lorentz photo / UND Today).

Hungry to learn

April 26, 2018

New food pantry for students is just one way UND is stepping up to combat food insecurity on campus

UND President Mark Kennedy (left) and Provost Tom DiLorenzo surprised Chemistry Professor Alena Kubatova with the honor of being the newest UND  Chester Fritz Distinguished Professor on Tuesday. The Chester Fritz Distinguished Professorship, UND highest academic honor, was established with an endowment gift from the late University benefactor Chester Fritz. Photo by Connor Murphy/UND Today.

Kubátová named Chester Fritz professor

April 26, 2018

Chemistry prof receives UND’s highest academic honor in surprise announcement

Alyssa Konickson, UND Alumni Association & Foundation director of communications, shows off an example of one of the new North Dakota license plates , marked with the Fighting Hawks logo. Image courtesy of Sam Melquist, AA&F.

Hawks on the highway

April 26, 2018

Fighting Hawks plates get license to fly to support UND Alumni Association & Foundation’s mission to serve students

Students in the Department of Nutrition & Dietetics review some of the healthy entrees they've pepared in the department's Food Lab. Photo by Tyler Ingham/UND Today.

Wake-up call to poor eating

April 26, 2018

Health and wellness podcast: UND researcher Amir Alakaam says risk levels from bad diets can be higher than smoking

Flit and fury of the flute

Flit and fury of the flute

April 26, 2018

UND Music welcomes world renowned flautist Robert Dick for masterclass and performance

Stacey Borboa-Peterson will direct the new Office of Student Diversity & Inclusion.

Strategic merger

April 24, 2018

New Office of Student Diversity & Inclusion combines American Indian Student Services with Multicultural Programs & Services

Award-winning American Indian journalist Jenni Monet was one of the first reporters on the ground to document Standing Rock’s protests of an oil pipeline that cut through the Standing Rock reservation, destined to intersect with the Missouri River, an important source of drinking water for the tribe. Photo by Connor Murphy/UND Today.

Standing Rock and media through history’s lens

April 24, 2018

UND professor assembles diverse lineup for behind-the-scenes look at pipeline dispute turned national debate

UND Rocket Team

This IS rocket science

April 24, 2018

UND student team has blast furthering school’s launching tradition at annual NASA event

Greg Gefroh

Beyond ‘Flamin’ Hot Cheetos’

April 24, 2018

Chef’s Table demonstrates healthy cooking to fuel Fighting Hawks student-athlete performance in and out of the classroom

Root beer games

Root beer games

April 24, 2018

In effort to educate students about alcohol, UND Nursing pushes safe suds at Olympic-style event

Susan Marvin, Chair of Marvin Doors and Windows, has been a part of her family company's third-generation management team for more than 35 years. The company has now entered its fourth generation –  one of the few in the country to do so. Marvin delivered a powerful Hultberg Lectureship Series keynote address April 16 in the Gorecki Alumni Center. Photo by Jackie Lorentz/UND Today.

Marvin touts business for purpose, not profit

April 19, 2018

Chair of Marvin Windows and Doors encourages community, family values in industry at 31st Hultberg salute to women leaders

Hannah Balderas, a psychology and pre-med students and UND American Indian Science and Engineering Society chapter secretary, had an eventful time at the AISES national conference recently, as she was elected to serve as a junior member of the National AISES Board of Directors. Photo by Shawna Schill.

Seven-generation solutions

April 19, 2018

Premed student Hannah Balderas makes a difference in hopes of impacting lives well into future

When she first arrived on campus in 2013, UND Softball player and reigning Big Sky Pitcher of the Year Kaylin VanDomelen didn't know anyone else on the softball team. The Bend, Ore., native had never imagined ever living in North Dakota either..

Student-athlete of the Month: Kaylin VanDomelen

April 19, 2018

UND softballer, teaching major simply ‘VanDominant’ on the mound and from the batter’s box

Art Jones, UND director of art collections, established a connection that brought 1,400 original prints from famed French satirist and printmaker Honoré Daumier into the University’s possession.
On March 27, Jones opened a new exhibit at the Empire Arts Center in downtown Grand Forks, where the great works of Daumier are on full display. The exhibit, Honoré Daumier III: Law, Medicine, and Social Satire, runs through June 23. Photo by Art Jones/UND Today.

Daumier on display

April 19, 2018

UND Art Collections at the Empire Arts Center features more selections from famed satirist through June 23

Brittany’s story

Brittany’s story

April 19, 2018

UND student details tragic cancer diagnosis at age 11 and her current mission to positively impact others in a similar situation