Archive for February, 2019

The Hon. Heather Wilson, U.S. Secretary of the Air Force, will return to campus in May to deliver a commencement address - the first by an off-campus speaker since 2013.

Heather Wilson named commencement speaker

February 28, 2019 at

Secretary of the Air Force, the Hon. Heather Wilson, to deliver Spring Commencement address in May

Just who were the Founders anyway?

Just who were the Founders anyway?

February 28, 2019 at

What better way to commemorate Founders Day than to remember the leaders whose actions built a flagship

Jennifer Aamodt is the newest Director of University Admissions. She has been with UND's admissions office since 2012 and will oversee a merger of graduate and undergraduate admissions this spring. Photo by Shawna Schill/UND Today.

Jennifer Aamodt selected Director of University Admissions

February 28, 2019 at

Aamodt to lead admissions merger, assumes role after serving in interim capacity since September 2018

Leading online — anytime, anywhere

Leading online — anytime, anywhere

February 28, 2019 at

Vice Provost Jeff Holm brings UND’s online education leadership to ‘North Dakota Today’

Michael McGinniss, associate professor of law at UND, has been named dean of the School of Law. Photo by Rob Carolin/School of Law.

McGinniss named Law School dean

February 26, 2019 at

Associate professor at UND’s School of Law since 2010 chosen to lead after internal search

Julia Ernst

Living history

February 26, 2019 at

Mayflower descendant Julia Ernst to intersect family history, American democracy at next Faculty Lecture

UND medical students Natasha Garcia and Britta Stjern learn to examine patients by using simulators at the UND School of Medicine & Health Sciences. Photo by Shawna Schill/UND Today.

Balancing the scales

February 26, 2019 at

School of Medicine & Health Sciences committed to greater gender equity in medicine and research

Goal-driven

Goal-driven

February 26, 2019 at

Student Athlete Katie Moller is a star for UND Soccer and a star role model for women in science

Jack Weinstein, philosophy professor at the University of North Dakota, discusses his radio show "Why Radio" on-air at the Prairie Public studio in Grand Forks, N.D. on Tuesday, Jan. 19, 2015. Weinstein started "Why Radio" in 2009.

Podcast philosophy

February 21, 2019 at

Jack Russell Weinstein’s ‘Why? Radio’ program celebrates 10 years on the air waves

Army ROTC airborne once more

Army ROTC airborne once more

February 21, 2019 at

Return of military flight training to UND brings modern elements to successful partnership

Getting into ‘grad’ gear

Getting into ‘grad’ gear

February 21, 2019 at

Grad education enhancements on campus and online provide comprehensive support students need to succeed

Aerospace Community Day — It’s Where We Go

Aerospace Community Day — It’s Where We Go

February 21, 2019 at

John D. Odegard School of Aerospace Sciences’ 2nd annual event is a soaring success

Thomasine Heitkamp, professor in the UND College of Nursing & Professional Disciplines, recently has drawn nearly $8 million in federal grants for UND's efforts to bolster mental health services and combat opioid addiction in rural America.Heitkamp is teaming with fellow UND scholars, such as Meridee Schogren (right), a clinical associate professor of nursing, and others to help administer the training to more mental health providers in rural communities across much of the Great Plains. Photo by Tyler Ingham/UND Today.

On the offensive

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UND Professor Thomasine Heitkamp secures nearly $8M to fight addictions in rural America

A $3.2 million award from the Department of Energy will allow the EERC to investigate the geologic storage of CO2 associated with enhanced oil recovery, and how this approach could be expanded across the Williston Basin. The Williston Basin, the hear of which is in North Dakota, contains some of the largest oil reserves in North America. Image courtesy of Kari Suedel/EERC.

Bakken game changer?

February 20, 2019 at

EERC researcher eyes ‘win-win-win project’ to cut emissions, store carbon and boost oil production

UND was recently awarded a Clinical and Translational Research grant from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to work with researchers and medical providers in the Dakotas, including North Dakota State University, the University of South Dakota, Sanford Health, and other hospital systems throughout the region to better understand cancer and its causes, and to develop effective treatments for the disease. Image courtesy of the UND School of Medicine & Health Sciences.

School of Medicine nets $20.3M cancer research grant

February 20, 2019 at

UND will use funding to help health providers and researchers address cancer in the Dakotas