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The UND School of Medicine & Health Sciences, which has been working successfully for years to boost the number of family medicine practitioners in North Dakota, was recently named third in the nation for educating family physicians. Photo illustration by Jackie Lorentz.

Staying power

November 29, 2016

UND SMHS’ tops-in-nation ranking for producing family medicine physicians helps meet North Dakota healthcare initiatives by keeping medical students in state

UND alumnus and literary legend Thomas McGrath (second from left) takes part in a noon-hour panel discussion during the 1985 UND Writers Conference. The panel was led by UND English Professor Sherrie O’Donnell (at left).

Literary legend celebrated

November 29, 2016

Friends, colleagues and son of UND alum Thomas McGrath gather to fete renowned author’s 100th birthday

UND graduate student Jacqueline Amor is in the driver’s seat of a collaborative effort among the University of North Dakota, the North Dakota Game and Fish Department and the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe to understand the state’s elk population. Photo by Jackie Lorentz.

Halting the herd mentality

November 29, 2016

Grad student Jacqueline Amor heads collaborative effort to monitor North Dakota elk and guard against depredation

(Front to back) Body Graff, Maple Grove, Minn.; Luke Schurtz, Chicago; and Max Lambrecht, Shakopee, Minn., check out the inner workings of new Piper Archer II single-engine aircraft on display during a recent open house put on by UND Aerospace. Eventually, the flight school estimates it could have as many as 65 of the new Archer aircraft available for student training. Photo by Jackie Lorentz.

Refining the fleet

November 29, 2016

UND Aerospace expected to change out more than half of its existing training aircraft with new Piper Archers

Order in the court

Order in the court

November 29, 2016

UND’s Mock Trial team has only been on campus three years, but it’s consistently a competitive player on the national stage

Vice President of The Wildlife Society of UND John Palarski, whose research focuses on waterfowl in central North Dakota, was one several UND students who presented their research at The Wildlife Society’s national conference held recently in Raleigh, N.C. Photo courtesy of the UND Biology Department.

Big in biology

November 29, 2016

Students of UND’s Wildlife Society post another strong showing at national conference in North Carolina

UND President Mark Kennedy takes a moment to help members of UND’s Mortar Board prepare thousands of Thanksgiving dinner baskets for delivery to local families in need on Saturday, Nov. 19, at the UND Transportation Building. Photo by Shawna Schill.

Fixing for a feast

November 22, 2016

For the past 37 years, UND’s Mortar Board has been providing thousands of Thanksgiving meals for local families in need

The 2016 UND Volleyball squad pose for a team photo shortly after securing its first-ever berth in the 64-team NCAA Division I national tournament. The Fight Hawks defeated the Northern Arizona University Lumberjacks in straight sets Saturday night at the Betty Engelstad Sioux Center in its quest to become the Big Sky Conference and Tournament champion. Photo by Shawna Schill.

Dance for two

November 22, 2016

UND volleyball and football make Division I school history on consecutive days as each is selected for spots in the NCAA post-season

Part of that success is of UND’s Recruitment/Retention of American Indians into Nursing (RAIN) program is that it’s a home away from home for its students and alums, according to Elle Hoselton (left), a RAIN alumna who, like Sonya Anderson (right), came back to UND to mentor students in the program. Photo by Jackie Lorentz.

Let it RAIN

November 22, 2016

UND program that recruits and educates majority of state’s American Indian nurses thrives with nurturing family atmosphere

Sagini “Jared” Keengwe goes over instructions with UND students during one of his classes on campus. The UND Professor of Teaching and Learning recently was named a Carnegie African Diaspora Fellow and will depart in June for Uganda to mentor scholars there on academic writing and publishing. UND Today photo.

Born to teach

November 22, 2016

UND professor receives Carnegie fellowship to travel to Uganda to mentor others in academic writing for publication

What are you Thankful for?

What are you Thankful for?

November 22, 2016

UND students pause to reflect on what the Thanksgiving holiday truly means to them

A UND student test our virtual reality technology supplied by Rockwell Collins during a recent presentation held at UND’s John D. Odegard School of Aerospace Sciences. Rockwell Collins donated a Virtual Avionics Procedure Trainer, which UND Aerospace can use to train students to fly certain aircraft without leaving the ground. Photo by Shawn Schill.

High-tech training

November 22, 2016

UND Aerospace students get up-close-and-personal look at life in a working cockpit through virtual reality technology

UND Political Science Professor Mark Jendrysik says a Republican presidency might make for friendlier attitudes between North Dakota and Washington, D.C., in economic sectors important to the state. Photo by Jackie Lorentz.

A Trump effect?

November 17, 2016

UND experts weigh in on pros and cons of a GOP presidency on North Dakota’s economic outlook

Kelsi Hatzenbuhler, a native of Mandan, N.D., is a First-Generation student at UND, considering pursuit of a degree in counselling psychology. Photo by Jackie Lorentz.

Coffee and connections

November 17, 2016

UND’s new 1stG initiative is making a difference by offering resources and mentorship for First-Generation students

Reggie Tarr, a UND social work alumnus who is the resettlement services site supervisor for New Americans at Lutheran Social Services in Grand Forks, was recently honored at a White House Cermoney for his efforts to refugees resettle in Grand Forks and the surrounding area. Tarr is a former refugee who came to the United States from Liberia. Photo by Shawna Schill.

Warm-hearted greeter

November 17, 2016

UND Social Work alumnus and former refugee Reggie Tarr recognized by White House for resettlement work in region