Archive for September, 2021

Photo by Shawna Schill/UND Today.

Late night live – in the early morning

September 30, 2021 at

Annual Wake Up to UND perks up Chamber and campus audiences

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A guide to addiction and substance-abuse services at UND

September 30, 2021 at

To mark National Recovery Month, campus experts detail ways in which students, faculty and staff can find help

Beth Hellwig named interim vice president for student affairs

Beth Hellwig named interim vice president for student affairs

September 30, 2021 at

New interim VP has held leadership posts at Gonzaga and San Francisco State universities, among others; appointment begins Oct. 1

Coffee of champions

Coffee of champions

September 30, 2021 at

UND Athletics launches Champions Blend, official coffee of North Dakota Hockey

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Football Saturday: 114th Meeting of UND-NDSU

September 30, 2021 at

No. 10 North Dakota will take on No. 5 North Dakota State in Grand Forks for first time in 18 years 

In addition to boasting the highest enrollment of new freshmen in three years, UND also announced recently that this year's class of new freshmen, as a group, tied the all-time high record for average high school GPA, at 3.55, first set by last year's class of new freshman. Photo by Shawna Schill.

UND moves enrollment needle forward for third year in row

September 28, 2021 at

University tallies include 9-percent uptick in new freshmen students compared with 2020 Census Day count

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New ‘one-stop shop’ for safety, maintenance, Equal Opportunity and other concerns

September 28, 2021 at

The SafeUND webpage helps users understand and navigate the process of reporting a non-emergency concern

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President’s letter: Waking up to vital developments at UND

September 28, 2021 at

Wake Up to UND, NASA recognizes Pablo De Leon, and Suicide Prevention Awareness Month are among topics on president’s mind

The UND Center for Innovation is working with the North Dakota Department of Commerce, the Bank of North Dakota and NDSU to form partnerships with business aimed at research commercialization. Photo by Patrick C. Miller/UND Today.

Center for Innovation earns two awards in two weeks

September 28, 2021 at

UND’s business incubator rewarded with funding from Small Business Administration, recognition by peers at University Economic Development Association

Pablo de Leon and the NDX-1 suit, the first suit he built at UND. UND archival image.

UND professor is NASA’s featured researcher for Hispanic Heritage Month

September 24, 2021 at

Space Studies Chair Pablo de León specializes in designing spacesuits and space habitats, which astronauts might use on the Moon or Mars 

Image courtesy of NASA (Christine Daniloff/MIT, Julien de Wit).

UND astronomers reach for the hot Jupiter exoplanets

September 23, 2021 at

Novel approach to studying exoplanets enables UND team to spot sodium from more than 3.5 quadrillion miles away

New faculty report first impressions of UND

New faculty report first impressions of UND

September 23, 2021 at

Seven new members of the UND community talk about their work, living in Grand Forks

In 'Silent Sky,' Erin Chaves (shown here) plays Henrietta Leavitt, an American astronomer who worked at the Harvard College Observatory, where her research helped provide keys to the size and scale of the universe. Photo courtesy of UND Theater Arts.

UND Theatre’s ‘Silent Sky’ plays Sept. 28-Oct. 2

September 23, 2021 at

True story of astronomer Henrietta Leavitt will be followed by telescope viewing of night sky

Patrick Schmid’s friends and former colleagues at Spirit Lake Head Start gifted him with a star quilt upon his UND graduation in 2020. It’s adorned with his Dakota name, Oyate Waokiye, which means Helper of the People. Photo by Sam Melquist/UND Alumni Association & Foundation

Wana Wota: Let’s eat!

September 23, 2021 at

Patrick Schmid, ’20, leans on his own life experiences to tackle the issues of food insecurity and homelessness in his community

The family of Frederick D. "Fritz" Pollard Jr. was present at UND on Friday, Sept. 17, to unveil a replica plaque that tells the Pollard Jr. story, including his connection to UND. Once completed, a permanent plaque for Pollard Jr. will be set at the former UND High Performance Center, a building that now bears his name. Pictured above are (left to right) DeAnna Carlson Zink, CEO of the UND Alumni Association & Foundation; Bill Chaves, UND Athletics Director; Fritz Pollard III, Meredith; Kenny and UND President Andy Armacost. UND photo.

A day for a legend: Athletics center formally named for Fritz Pollard Jr.

September 21, 2021 at

UND honors hall of famer, All American, and Olympic medalist alum who excelled on campus and in life