Archive for December, 2019

VIDEO: Happy Holidays from UND

VIDEO: Happy Holidays from UND

December 19, 2019 at

President Joshua Wynne and First Lady Susan Farkas wish the UND community a “happy holiday season and wonderful new year”

VIDEO: Holiday Cheer from the UND Alumni Association & Foundation

VIDEO: Holiday Cheer from the UND Alumni Association & Foundation

December 19, 2019 at

CEO DeAnna Carlson Zink sends holiday greetings from the UND Alumni Association & Foundation

Photo by Connor Murphy/UND Today.

Success wired in: How UND IT improves the campus experience

December 19, 2019 at

As a recent Provost’s Forum shows, tech improvements help UND better reach students around the corner and around the world

From left to right, Career Coach Kathleen Kittridge, UND senior Allison Mulroy and Pancratz Center Director Kathy Lund stand next to the Professional Closet at the Pancratz Career Development Center. Photo by Connor Murphy/UND Today.

Coaching for careers

December 19, 2019 at

Pancratz Center empowers business and public administration students through connections, clothing and more

A Mountain of hard work and success

A Mountain of hard work and success

December 19, 2019 at

UND alum, Mountaindale Press founder Dakota Krout featured on N.Y. Times bestselling audiobooks list

Michelle Nguyen, Leader in Action

Leaders in Action: A will to overcome obstacles

December 17, 2019 at

UND Junior Michelle Nguyen uses her experience to help other first-generation students

Shawn Graham's book "Failing Gloriously and other essays" chronicles the author's personal failures as a commentary on societal views of shortcomings. The University of North Dakota Digital Press published the book this month. Photo courtesy of the Digital Press.

On failure: New book from UND’s Digital Press explores falling short

December 17, 2019 at

Failure in academia is often discussed only in whispers, but Shawn Graham has talked and written about it for years

Blue Origin rocket takes UND students’ experiment into space

Blue Origin rocket takes UND students’ experiment into space

December 17, 2019 at

Knowledge gained about bioluminescence in microgravity will complement ongoing research

Photo by Shawna Schill

Nine hundred new grads

December 17, 2019 at

UND will celebrate Winter Commencement in three ceremonies Dec. 19 and 20

From college to City Council to college

From college to City Council to college

December 12, 2019 at

Grand Forks City Council member Katherine Dachtler will get her bachelor’s degree next week, some 14 years after first enrollingRead More

Photo by Connor Murphy/UND Today.

Penny House becomes Grand Forks’ teen central

December 12, 2019 at

UND junior’s journey through Main Street GF Challenge and community partnerships took small-town idea to next level

Photo by Connor Murphy/UND Today.

Giant check = best surprise ever

December 12, 2019 at

Sanford Health wows two UND student veterans by handing them major scholarship awards

Alumni focus: The oldest North Dakotan, Iris Westman ’28 is still learning

Alumni focus: The oldest North Dakotan, Iris Westman ’28 is still learning

December 11, 2019 at

Iris Westman, ’28, the oldest living North Dakotan,  shares about life, longevity and UND

Photo by Shawna Schill/UND Today.

Lucky 13: Thirteen questions for the 13th president of UND

December 10, 2019 at

Incoming president Andrew Armacost talks collegiate baseball, nickname and juggling

In a conference room in Columbia Hall in late November, Elizabeth Luger successfully defended her dissertation research to earn her doctorate degree. Pictured in the bottom left corner, Luger's husband looked on as she answered questions from faculty members on her defense committee.  Photo by Dima Williams/UND Today.

‘Congratulations, Doctor’

December 10, 2019 at

In about an hour, Elizabeth Luger’s 7-year journey toward a Ph.D. in clinical psychology came to a successful end