Archive for July, 2019

Image courtesy of UND School of Medicine & Health Sciences.

UND SMHS nets $10M for gene research

July 30, 2019 at

NIH grant supports quest to treat cancer, neurodegenerative diseases such as Alzheimer’s or Parkinson’s, and diabetes

University and project leaders helped turn dirt at 3000 University Avenue last Wednesday, celebrating the return of ATO's chapter house to its original site. Photo by Connor Murphy/UND Today.

ATO returns to 3000 University Ave

July 30, 2019 at

Groundbreaking ceremony marks fraternity’s comeback on original site, where it was third Greek house on campus

Video: ATO breaks ground

Video: ATO breaks ground

July 30, 2019 at

Alpha Tau Omega’s return to campus set in motion by alumni, chapter members

Presidential qualities

Presidential qualities

July 30, 2019 at

NDUS search committee mulls visions for the future, attributes of next UND leader

Head of women's clothing behemoth, Nygard International, Peter Nygard obtained a business degree from the University of North Dakota. (Above) Nygard gives his semiannual address to some 600 associates. Photo courtesy of Nygard International.

Q&A: Catching up with fashion icon Peter Nygård ’64

July 30, 2019 at

Canadian fashion icon Peter Nygård talks his alma mater

UND biology graduated student Megan Zopfi and Valley City State undergraduate Aaron Springer study an area of the Oakville Prairie subjected to a prescribed burn in June. Photo by Shawn Schill/UND Today.

Getting fired up

July 23, 2019 at

UND researchers explore how fire helps prairie grasslands

Video: Answering ‘burning’ questions

Video: Answering ‘burning’ questions

July 23, 2019 at

Faculty and students discover native North Dakota through controlled burning at UND’s Oakville Prairie

Brendan Blades says University of North Dakota's online civil engineering program offered him the opportunity to pursue his dream, while working full-time in Seattle. Photo by Shawna Shill/UND Today.

Leader in Action: Brendan Blades pursues UND engineering degree — from Seattle

July 23, 2019 at

While working full-time, Blades studies civil engineering through UND’s pioneering online program

UND Interim President Joshua Wynne helped welcome Aviation Accreditation Board International to UND last Tuesday. Wynne recognized UND Aerospace for its leadership in meeting professional standards of the aviation industry. Photo by Connor Murphy/UND Today.

UND welcomes international accreditation group

July 23, 2019 at

Aviation body meets on campus for first time since group’s founding under John Odegard

On July 20, 1969, NASA accomplished a goal set by President John F. Kennedy to put a man on the moon before decade's end. But if not for an assessment of the Apollo program timetable co-authored by UND engineering alumnus John Disher, NASA might have missed Kennedy's deadline. Photo courtesy NASA.

Getting to the moon on time

July 16, 2019 at

UND alum John Disher helped NASA’s Apollo moon mission meet JFK’s deadline

UND Space Studies graduate student Stefan Tomovic was recently featured in National Geographic magazine wearing a space suit designed for NASA by Pablo de León, director of the University of North Dakota Human Spaceflight Laboratory. Photo by Patrick C. Miller/UND Today.

Moon mission still resonates

July 16, 2019 at

UND’s space research will leave imprint on future NASA missions

Graduating this summer with a bachelor's degree in nursing, Amy Joshua has stayed firm on her career path even when life served obstacles. Photo by Shawna Shill/UND Today.

Nursing a future

July 16, 2019 at

After overcoming life’s adversities, Amy Joshua climbs the ladder of the nursing profession

February's Provost Forum was student service-focused as campus leaders discussed how the Memorial Union's closure and reconstruction will affect UND. Archival image.

Memorial Union: Dawn of new era at UND

July 16, 2019 at

President Wynne shepherds revised plan to decrease student impact of funding new student center; State Board gives go-ahead

Celebrating 136 years of UND, this year's Founders Day honored faculty, staff and the Memorial Union, which will be replaced by a new campus hub. Archival image.

Fond farewell to Memorial Union — ‘Heart of UND’

July 16, 2019 at

At most recent Founders Day, associate dean of students Cassie Gerhardt captured what Memorial Union meant to many

With her non-profit BIO Girls, Missy Heilman teachers adolescent girls lessons for life.

Alumni Focus: Beautiful inside and out

July 16, 2019 at

UND alumna creates movement to help young girls love themselves for who they are As the mother of young daughters,Read More