Archive for October, 2018

Many UND ghost stories revolve around old Gustafson Hall, on the southern edge of campus, where over the year's a tragic history has played out. UND archival image.

Halloween and UND

October 30, 2018 at

UND folklorist explains genesis of All Hallow’s Day, others share their own campus ghost stories

Meloney Linder, vice president for marketing & communications, comes to UND from the University of Wisconsin-Madison, where she served as the chief communication officer for Wisconsin's School of Business. She is a native of Fergus Falls, Minn. Photo by Shawna Schill/UND Today.

UND’s newest agents of passion

October 30, 2018 at

Chief communicator Meloney Linder, Finance VP Jed Shivers and Athletics’ Bill Chaves, settle in on the fly

alumni chapter initiative

More than hockey watch parties

October 30, 2018 at

UND student and young alumni coordinator spreads school pride by revamping alum chapter program

Zombie apocalypse at the library

Zombie apocalypse at the library

October 30, 2018 at

CFL welcomes walking dead for night of TAG, discovery and more fun — your it!

Representatives from UND and Johnson Controls, Inc., along with Grand Forks Mayor Michael Brown and State Sen. Ray Holmberg, throw the ceremonial dirt on a new steam plant project that will replace the century-old plant now located in the heart of campus. Photo by Jackie Lorentz/UND Today.

Powering the future

October 25, 2018 at

World-renowned Johnson Controls and UND celebrate public-private partnership for new steam plant

Go big or go home

Go big or go home

October 25, 2018 at

Bold plans for future will help UND thrive in challenging times, says Kennedy in annual address

It allows students to earn full-time employment prior to graduation and go straight to a national carrier after their time at UND, a break from the typical regional-to-major airline path. They’ll fly international routes and have eligibility to be captain after only two years on the job.
It also means that after UND, pilots will be on the flight deck of a Boeing 737 to start their careers. Photo by Connor Murphy/UND Today.

New ‘Sun’ rises

October 25, 2018 at

Sun Country Airlines and UND unveil unique career pathway pact to address flight instructor shortage

IMLH No. 6 crew members exit module on Oct. 24.

Down to Earth

October 25, 2018 at

UND ‘astronauts’ emerge from 14-day simulated mission to Mars in good spirits

Showdown in the desert

Showdown in the desert

October 25, 2018 at

While awaiting Saturday’s rematch in Vegas, check out last year’s UND-Gophers clash at the Ralph

UND officials have asked that the matter be pulled from this week’s agenda while it reconsiders a number of factors related to the potential land sale, including making sure that the original wishes of the donor of the land, UND alumnus Ray Richards, are being honored. UND archival photo.

UND reconsiders future of golf course land

October 23, 2018 at

University committed to honoring donor Ray Richards’ original gift intent

Prior to becoming a household name, however, Klosterman wrote for the Dakota Student, the student-run newspaper of the University of North Dakota, which he attended in the early 1990s. Even back then, his stories – many of which sliced rock music and sports – gripped the campus for all types of reasons – they were unorthodox, ambitious and downright captivating. Image courtesy of Chuck Klosterman.

Q&A: Catching up with Chuck Klosterman

October 23, 2018 at

Omnipresent pop-culture critic reminisces over McVey Hall, Wilkerson and how UND influences him still today

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.

In celebration of innovation

October 23, 2018 at

UND librarians honored by regional peers for staying ahead of the curve in assisting students and faculty

On Oct. 16, UND History Professor Eric Burin and The Digital Press at UND released "Protesting on Bended Knee: Race, Dissent, and Patriotism in 21st Century America, a compilation of essays edited by Burin that dissects the bold yet controversial demonstrations championed by former NFL quarterback Colin Kaepernick, a onetime star signal caller for the San Francisco 49ers. Image courtesy of the NFL.

‘Protesting on Bended Knee’

October 18, 2018 at

UND’s Eric Burin and The Digital Press release history’s ‘first draft’ on bold, controversial stance against injustice

UND Assistant Professor of Aviation Nick Wilson (left) and UND Assistant Professor of Electrical Engineering Kouhyar Tavakolian show off components of their patent-pending "Smartsealz" communication headset, which contain embedded technology that monitors aircraft operational signals and pilot brain activity for signs of mechanical problems and pilot mental fatigue. Photo by Tyler Ingham.

Patents pending aplenty

October 18, 2018 at

Joint UND-NDSU biomedical engineering symposium showcases student and faculty collaborations

Pete and Eunice Kuhn pose for a photo with UND women's basketball freshman Claire Orth (middle). Over the years, the Kuhns have donated to countless areas, including scholarships for Fighting Hawks Athletics, the College of Business & Public Administration, and the College of Education & Human Development; as well as the building of the Betty Englestad Sioux Center and the High Performance Center; a media center for basketball and locker rooms for football and volleyball. Image courtesy of the UND Alumni Association & Foundation, and Russ Hons Photography.

Alum couple has campus-wide impact

October 18, 2018 at

Pete and Eunice Kuhn keep finding new ways to benefit UND academics and athletics