Archive for April, 2019

This year's commencement proceedings mark the third-largest in UND's history, helped in part by the University's strategic plan initiative to increase graduation rates. Photo by Shawna Schill/UND Today.

Sense of celebration

April 30, 2019 at

Commencement ceremonies will honor more than 2,000 new grads

Alex Turner (front) leads brothers of the Alpha Sigma Phi fraternity to their downtown work site during Saturday's Big Event. Students and volunteers went to places across the community to help with spring cleanup. Photo by Connor Murphy/UND Today.

Big turnout for ‘Big Event’

April 30, 2019 at

UND volunteers “Do Work” on biggest Saturday of spring semester

UND alumni, friends, faculty and administrators all participated in UND Gives, the latest fundraising campaign for UND's Alumni Association & Foundation.

Giving from the heart

April 30, 2019 at

UND faculty and staff lead by example in UND Gives campaign, touching scholarships, programs and more

Composers take center stage

Composers take center stage

April 30, 2019 at

At annual Composer’s Concert, UND Music Department showcases its student and faculty creators

Flanked by Dean of UND Aerospace Paul Lindseth and Air Traffic Organization's Deputy Chief Tim Arel, U.S. Sen. John Hoeven, R-N.D., discussed his recent introduction of bipartisan legislation that would reform the air traffic controller hiring practices of the Federal Aviation Administration. Photo by Connor Muprhy/UND Today.

In seach of the ‘best and brightest’

April 25, 2019 at

Hoeven brings FAA to UND to discuss air traffic control hiring regulations, legislation designed to change them

Before coming to UND to pursue a Ph.D. in Educational Foundations & Research, Runnels spent years serving deaf education in Africa. He'll travel to Tanzania this summer to enhance his fluency in the Swahili language. Photo by Connor Murphy/UND Today.

Global fluency

April 25, 2019 at

UND doctoral student, Fulbright researcher heading back to Africa for 2019 Critical Language Scholarship

Vivier gave college another chance by attending UND, which exposed him to a variety of on-campus groups, including an internship in Marketing & Creative Services as a videographer. Photo by Shawna Schill/UND Today.

Finding direction to finish degree

April 25, 2019 at

Communication major Marcus Vivier finds new passion for creativity, involvement at UND

Dance with meaning

Dance with meaning

April 25, 2019 at

Annual TimeOut Week & Wacipi shares authentic aspects of Native American culture with UND community

A new 40-year partnership with Johnson Controls, Inc., is delivering the campus improvements, as well as decades of operational certainty and savings.

Brighter, greener and more comfortable

April 23, 2019 at

Just in time for Earth Day – celebrated Monday — UND investments make for greener tomorrow

From left: Ashly Hanna, Michelle Nguyen and Ryan Gilbertson share a proclivity to excel in and outside of the classroom, which has made them recipients and finalists of prestigious national scholarships. Photo by Dima Williams/UND Today.

They dreamt it; they did it

April 23, 2019 at

Three high-achieving UND students snatch competitive national opportunities to further their interests

UND Space Studies Professor Pablo de León and colleagues test out his UND-developed NDX-1 spacesuit to see if space travelers can perform various tasks in hars space environemnts, such as on the moon or Mars.  Image courtesy of Pablo de León.

UND spacesuit rockets into cosmos

April 23, 2019 at

Fabric from ‘NDX-1’ spacesuit launched Wednesday for yearlong tests on International Space Station

Provost Tom DiLorenzo brought in voices from teaching development, enrollment and facilities in the academic year's final Provost Forum. Photo by Jackie Lorentz/UND Today.

Building a better campus

April 23, 2019 at

Provost Forum features array of UND developments, short and long term plans for campus facilities

Greater autonomy

Greater autonomy

April 23, 2019 at

UND is driving world-changing developments in UAS and other autonomous systems

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.

Listening sessions give voice to parking concerns

April 18, 2019 at

Administration: survey, collaborative process to drive changes to University policies moving forward

‘Noises off’ concludes theatre season

‘Noises off’ concludes theatre season

April 18, 2019 at

UND Theatre Arts spotlights actors’ craft in three-act farce, final production of 2018-19