Archive for April, 2021

Never doubt the Communication major

Never doubt the Communication major

April 29, 2021 at

At Communication Appreciation Day, graduates working everywhere from Grand Forks to New York City sing praises of their UND Communication degree

UND is beginning to prepare for its 10-year reaccreditation report to the Higher Learning Commission, which will require a campus-wide effort from students, faculty and staff. UND archival image.

Prevailing through a pandemic

April 29, 2021 at

UND continues progress and growth, say leaders at spring University Council meeting

Sociologist Daphne Pedersen named Chester Fritz Distinguished Professor at UND

Sociologist Daphne Pedersen named Chester Fritz Distinguished Professor at UND

April 29, 2021 at

University’s highest academic honor goes to scholar who ‘exemplifies excellence across many different domains’

An advocate for aviators

An advocate for aviators

April 29, 2021 at

UND grad, airman and neurologist studies and advocates for pilots’ healthcare needs

Janie Schroeder, UND's first student to take on Teacher Education's accelerated degree programming, has spent most of her spring semester in a third-grade classroom at Phoenix Elementary. Photo by Mike Hess/UND Today.

Teacher Education meets the moment

April 27, 2021 at

Online and accelerated teaching degrees get students into their careers faster, wherever the students are

Second to none: UND and the Northern Plains UAS Test Site

Second to none: UND and the Northern Plains UAS Test Site

April 27, 2021 at

Research legacy, successful partnerships build strong relationship between UND, Northern Plains UAS Test Site

UND student wins coveted Boren scholarship to study language overseas

UND student wins coveted Boren scholarship to study language overseas

April 27, 2021 at

Nathan Foster, a junior, will spend 41 weeks in Taiwan; graduate researcher Frances Eby is selected as Boren Fellowship alternate

‘Leading with optimism through challenges’

‘Leading with optimism through challenges’

April 27, 2021 at

President’s biweekly letter and video focus on future, scholarships, supporting campus community

UND’s University Council meets Tuesday April 27; topics include legislative and college updates

April 25, 2021 at

The University of North Dakota’s main governing body, University Council, will hold its spring meeting Tuesday, April 27, 3-4:30 p.m.Read More

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‘Accelerate to Industry’ accelerates at UND

April 22, 2021 at

Award-winning A2i program preps grad students for workforce and introduces them to wide range of employers and careers

Vasyl Tkach in his office. Photo by Patrick C. Miller/UND Today.

He finds ‘the beauty in parasites’

April 22, 2021 at

And in doing so, Vasyl Tkach has earned scientific renown, the loyalty of students – and now, the highest academic honor at UND 

On April 20, UND Alumni Association & Foundation CEO Deanna Carlson Zink moderated the latest Women For Philanthropy event. The hour-long virtual discussion

Women for Philanthropy: Charity has many forms

April 22, 2021 at

Lu Jiang ’12 and Katie Itterman ’03 talk about their journeys in the world of philanthropy

UND student Ryan Gorman (washing windows) has been coming back for a few years to help the Grand Forks residents Florence and Roger Syvertsons during The Big Event. Gorman and fellow students, Chris Brown (left on roof) and Mark Wiche, make sure they ask for the Syvertsons by name when signing up for the Big Event. Photo by Jackie Lorentz.

As ‘Big’ an ‘Event’ as ever

April 22, 2021 at

UND student organization recruiting volunteers for much-anticipated return of city-wide cleanup

last fall, when University leaders worked with schools, colleges and other divisional units on a series of budget planning exercises to make room for continued investments in strategic priorities. Chief among these priorities was the need to take care of all University employees through improved compensation as well as to recruit and retain top-notch talent. Photo by Shawna Schill/UND Today.

On Earth Day, consider Arbor Day

April 22, 2021 at

On May 11, UND will celebrate its new Tree Campus Higher Education award with an Arbor Day tree-planting event

A Q&A with Ike Umunnah, UND Law ’12 and high-level Biden Administration appointee

A Q&A with Ike Umunnah, UND Law ’12 and high-level Biden Administration appointee

April 20, 2021 at

UND was ‘best, most supportive launching pad anyone could hope for,’ says director of U.S. Economic Development Administration’s Office of Public Affairs