Archive for December, 2021

VIDEO: Happy Holidays from UND

VIDEO: Happy Holidays from UND

December 21, 2021 at

Happy Holidays from Andy and Kathy Armacost (and America’s Greatest Mascot)!

In addition to its other accomplishments, UND in 2021 registered the highest enrollment of new freshmen in three years. UND archival photo.

Strategic growth in an uncertain time: UND in 2021

December 21, 2021 at

Across a challenging 2021, UND has emerged a stronger and better place, as a look back at UND Today stories shows

‘Inspiration comes, but it must find you working’

‘Inspiration comes, but it must find you working’

December 21, 2021 at

‘Don’t necessarily wait for the best opportunity. But make the best of a given opportunity,’ says Hal Gershman at UND’s Winter Commencement

Use UND’s flame to light your imagination

Use UND’s flame to light your imagination

December 21, 2021 at

Think of imagination as the greatest gift of all, said Kathy Gershman, UND professor emerita, to graduates at Winter Commencement

UND archival image.

UND College of Nursing & Professional Disciplines dean search begins

December 20, 2021 at

Applications and nominations sought by Jan. 14

Emily Sorenson and Sonja Brandt

UND professor and grad bookend educational journey with special commencement photo

December 20, 2021 at

UND Assistant Professor of Elementary Education Sonja Brandt celebrates her former preschool pupil’s graduation from UND, chosen career path  

Photo by Mike Hess/UND Today.

UND hosts summit on mental health in aviation

December 16, 2021 at

In Chicago, UND Aerospace brought together industry, government and academic interests to address pilots’ mental health

Grant Tomkinson, associate professor of kinesiology and public health education at UND, poses with a Velotron cycle, which he uses to test people for different kinds of exercise physiology.  Tomkinson recently published an international study that says kids' fitness levels are declining across the globe, leading to health problems later in life. Photo by Jackie Lorentz.

Study: In coaches’ eyes, ‘mental game’ makes standout basketball players stand out

December 16, 2021 at

Players, take note: To your coaches, what matters most is your attitude, says UND’s Grant Tomkinson, senior author of the study

Rebecca Romsdahl, professor of Earth System Science & Policy at UND, is the author of 'Mindful Wandering: Nature and Global Travel through the Eyes of a Farmgirl Scientist.' Photo courtesy of The Digital Press at UND.

Farmgirl scientist travels world, reflects on environmental challenges

December 16, 2021 at

‘Mindful Wandering: Nature and Global Travel through the Eyes of a Farmgirl Scientist’ by UND’s Rebecca J. Romsdahl is published by The Digital Press

INMED faculty Nicole Redvers wins national 2021 Sustainability Award

INMED faculty Nicole Redvers wins national 2021 Sustainability Award

December 16, 2021 at

Award from Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education recognizes Redvers’ research

A Special Session to remember

A Special Session to remember

December 14, 2021 at

North Dakota lawmakers approve multiple high-impact projects for UND, to the lasting benefit of students, Grand Forks and the state

From top to bottom, left to right: Jenny Reichart, TTaDA faculty development specialist; Daryl Smith, senior research fellow and professor emerita of education and psychology at Claremont Graduate University; Chris Zygarlicke, director of employee development and engagement at UND EERC; Rachel Navarro, professor of counseling psychology and associate dean for research and faculty development in UND's College of Education & Human Development; Genevieve Negrón-Gonzales, associate professor of leadership studies and affiliate faculty in the migration studies program at the University of San Francisco and Dave St. Peter, president and CEO of the Minnesota Twins.

Seminar highlights ‘Diversity’s Promise for Excellence’

December 14, 2021 at

UND-hosted panel highlights pivotal role of diversity, equity and inclusion in higher ed

On behalf of the petroleum engineering program at the University of North Dakota, Vamegh Rasouli, department chair and Continental Resources distinguished professor, accepts the Outstanding Achievement Award (Group) from the Williston Basin chapter of the American Petroleum Institute. Web screenshot.

Petroleum Engineering wins Outstanding Achievement Award

December 14, 2021 at

Williston Basin American Petroleum Institute cites new Drilling & Completion Lab, department’s research and training

Center for Innovation selects two for Women’s Entrepreneur Prize

Center for Innovation selects two for Women’s Entrepreneur Prize

December 14, 2021 at

Graduate students Abby Wilfert, Kayla Klatt win further support for their business ideas

Photo by Mike Hess/UND Today

Bridge Fellowship connects students to STEM research

December 9, 2021 at

UND kinesiology major helps NASA determine if spacesuit has the Right Stuff for top astronaut performance