Archive for July, 2018

UND professor equips America’s next generation of data defenders

UND professor equips America’s next generation of data defenders

July 17, 2018

Prakash Ranganathan heading up important new online degree in cyber security this fall

North Dakota Supreme Courth Chief Justice  Gerald W. VandeWalle will serve as co-chair, alongside UND law professor James Grijalva, of the search committee to fill the deanship at UND School of Law.

Supreme Court Chief Justice to co-chair UND School of Law dean search

July 17, 2018

UND alumnus Gerald VandeWalle joins longtime University law professor Jim Grijalva in leading panel

Since February, UND Hockey alum Derrick LaPoint has operated as President/CEO of Downtown Moorhead Inc. – a nonprofit with a mission to encourage downtown growth more comparable to their North Dakota neighbors. Having previously worked with the City of Fargo in their downtown operations, LaPoint has spent months learning what makes Moorhead unique and perhaps more poised for economic development. Photo by Connor Murphy/UND Today.

On the Job with Derrick LaPoint

July 17, 2018

UND Hockey alum is a man on a mission to revitalize downtown Moorhead, Minn.

Mayor of San Diego suburb finds ‘aha moments’ with UND

Mayor of San Diego suburb finds ‘aha moments’ with UND

July 17, 2018

California mayor gains valuable analytics tools through UND’s MSAE program

Countdown is on — 35 days until start of fall classes

Countdown is on — 35 days until start of fall classes

July 17, 2018

It won’t be long before the campus is buzzing again with scenes like these

Fighting Hawks were everywhere Friday, July 6, as about 2,000 alumni and friend of UND attended the latest rendition of UND Night at Target Field.

On Target with UND

July 10, 2018

Fighting Hawks’ green and white blended with Minnesota Twins hues for special ‘UND Night’ at regional home to Major League baseball

UND President Mark Kennedy recently updated about 100 members of the Greater Grand Forks Economic Development Corp., and The Chamber of Grand Forks-East Grand Forks on how UND’s roughly year old One UND strategic plan is surging ahead. He also urged the business community to get behind the University as the chief opportunity engine for the region and premier flagship university on the Northern Plains. Photo by Connor Murphy/UND Today.

Year’s worth of thriving – not just surviving

July 10, 2018

Kennedy updates business community on strategic plan progress, urges leaders to work together

Michael Storandt, a second-year medical student at UND, went to the Special Olympics USA Games as a coach of the Unified Flag Football team for North Dakota. A volunteer for the past seven years, Storandt was also selected to lead the Coaches’ Oath during the Opening Ceremony. Occurring once every four years, Storandt was humbled to be selected for the on-stage role. Image courtesy of Kaia Watkins.

Living the oath on national stage

July 10, 2018

UND medical student delivers Coaches’ Oath at nationally televised Special Olympics opening ceremony

For nearly 35 years, Arne Brekke has led the effort to collect copies of bygdeboker, Norwegian compilations of local genealogical, cultural and geographical information. The collection recently surpassed 1,600 volumes at UND's Department of Special Collections. Photo by Jackie Lorentz.

Remembering Arne Brekke

July 10, 2018

Legacy of indefatigable teacher, genealogist and tour guide built on treasure trove of bygdebøker at UND’s Chester Fritz Library

Freshmen get early start

Freshmen get early start

July 10, 2018

Over the summer, new students use orientation to get acclimated with the UND campus