Archive for November, 2020

Chris Hilger, CEO, president and chairman of Securian Financial, was they keynote speaker for this year's Olafson Ethics Symposium hosted by the Nistler College of Business & Public Administration.

Ethics Symposium speaker: Ethical leadership is good for business

November 24, 2020 at

Olafson Ethics Symposium examined ethics and responsibility through lens of COVID-19, social turbulence

Lyn Burton (left) with the matriarch of the Colombian family that hosted her as an exchange student in 1968. Burton has kept in close contact with the family ever since. Photo courtesy of Lyn Burton.

A career of hard work, serendipity and seized opportunities

November 24, 2020 at

‘UND changed my life,’ says Lyn Burton, founder and executive director of Affordable Housing Connections in St. Paul, Minn.

Image courtesy of UND Alumni Association & Foundation.

Intentional living

November 24, 2020 at

Jill (Owen), ’82, and David Engelstad, ’90, bring physical therapy and engineering expertise to American Samoa

Construction update: New light columns at UND

Construction update: New light columns at UND

November 24, 2020 at

Here’s your guide to the design and purpose of the new light columns that now grace University Avenue

President Armacost: To minimize travel, ‘go home once’

President Armacost: To minimize travel, ‘go home once’

November 19, 2020 at

Here’s how students, families, faculty and staff can stay safe, classes can continue, and UND can finish the semester strong 

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New book brings 3D technology to ancient Cypriot sculptures

November 19, 2020 at

Published by The Digital Press at UND, ‘Visualizing Votive Practice’ makes archaeological artifacts ‘come alive on the page’

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Turn to teachers to lead

November 19, 2020 at

For teachers, professionalization never brought power — and it’s time to change that, historian Diana D’Amico Pawlewicz said in her UND Faculty Lecture

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The Lives of Larry Watson

November 19, 2020 at

Best-selling author Larry Watson has a new book out, just as his earlier novel hits the big screen

Image courtesy Wellspring Hydro.

UND research: Open for business

November 17, 2020 at

University’s Institute for Energy Studies helps region’s small businesses with R&D

Image courtesy of Maj. James Franciere.

At UND, Maj. James Franciere, USAF, becomes Maj. James Franciere, USSF

November 17, 2020 at

Air Force ROTC instructor’s transfer to new branch marks a first for UND

Country music singer Dolly Parton. Wikipedia

Author Sarah Smarsh talks Dolly Parton book at Writers Conference special event

November 17, 2020 at

Special Lecture Series features author of ‘She Come By It Natural: Dolly Parton and the Women Who Lived Her Songs’

VIDEO: UND students study use of face coverings

VIDEO: UND students study use of face coverings

November 17, 2020 at

Field observations in Grand Forks by students found increased use over time, importance of leadership

In solemn pride, and with gratitude

In solemn pride, and with gratitude

November 11, 2020 at

Honoring and serving veterans is a tradition of long standing at UND, President Armacost notes

With COVID changing how area schools admit UND’s teacher education students, instructors have gotten creative in providing field experience opportunities for undergraduates in the College of Education & Human Development. Image: Evgeny Atamanenko/Shutterstock

How UND’s teachers-in-training navigate COVID-19

November 11, 2020 at

Students in ‘Methods and Materials’ class earn field experience through virtual collaborations, tutoring

Image courtesy of the School of Medicine & Health Sciences.

Perfecting a new tool in the fight against breast cancer

November 11, 2020 at

Motoki Takaku and colleagues explore how to inhibit gene mutation that marks breast cancer