Articles by: David Dodds

Ashley Brueggeman (left) and Alivia Fraase (right) flank head coach Mark Pryor at the Betty Engelstad Sioux Center. Brueggeman and Fraase are two of the three starters returning from last year's NCAA tournament roster. Despite this, Pryor is confident that 2018 is far from a "rebuild." Photo by Connor Murphy/UND Today.

Back-to-Back for the attack

August 14, 2018

UND Volleyball highly touted despite roster overhaul as it departs Big Sky for the Summit League

North Dakota Supreme Courth Chief Justice  Gerald W. VandeWalle will serve as co-chair, alongside UND law professor James Grijalva, of the search committee to fill the deanship at UND School of Law.

Supreme Court Chief Justice to co-chair UND School of Law dean search

July 17, 2018

UND alumnus Gerald VandeWalle joins longtime University law professor Jim Grijalva in leading panel

Fighting Hawks were everywhere Friday, July 6, as about 2,000 alumni and friend of UND attended the latest rendition of UND Night at Target Field.

On Target with UND

July 10, 2018

Fighting Hawks’ green and white blended with Minnesota Twins hues for special ‘UND Night’ at regional home to Major League baseball

UND President Mark Kennedy recently updated about 100 members of the Greater Grand Forks Economic Development Corp., and The Chamber of Grand Forks-East Grand Forks on how UND’s roughly year old One UND strategic plan is surging ahead. He also urged the business community to get behind the University as the chief opportunity engine for the region and premier flagship university on the Northern Plains. Photo by Connor Murphy/UND Today.

Year’s worth of thriving – not just surviving

July 10, 2018

Kennedy updates business community on strategic plan progress, urges leaders to work together

For nearly 35 years, Arne Brekke has led the effort to collect copies of bygdeboker, Norwegian compilations of local genealogical, cultural and geographical information. The collection recently surpassed 1,600 volumes at UND's Department of Special Collections. Photo by Jackie Lorentz.

Remembering Arne Brekke

July 10, 2018

Legacy of indefatigable teacher, genealogist and tour guide built on treasure trove of bygdebøker at UND’s Chester Fritz Library

From left to right: UND Assistant Chief Flight Instructor and coach Erin Roesler, Monique McAnnally, Dakotah Osborn, and Jenna Annable stand in front of ‘Evelyn’, the Piper Archer aircraft they will use in 2018’s Air Race Classic. Missing from the group photo is Emily Hartley, the team’s ground coordinator, as she was completing her certification as a UND flight instructor. Photo by Connor Murphy/UND Today.

Representing with flying colors

June 19, 2018

UND’s newest team of women aviators ready to take on the field in 2,400-mile Air Race Classic

United Airlines/UND Career Pathway Program

United we fly

June 12, 2018

New pact provides defined steps for UND students to get waiting jobs at major airline, regional partners

Ray Richards

Ray Richards’ legacy endures

June 7, 2018

Sale of land donated by UND alumnus to sustain men’s golf program, spur investment in HPC phase 2

Psychology Department-Marketing Shoot. 
Psychology Students working in Northern Prairie Community Clinic with people acting as clients. Signed released for minors.

UND forensic psychology program best in country

May 29, 2018

College rankers continue to tout UND for its quality academics and affordability in online education

Vice President for Research and Economic Development Grant McGimpsey has a plan for research excellence at UND but the hunt for external federal funding is challenging and highly competitive among the country’s research universities.  Photo by Jackie Lorentz/UND Today.

McGimpsey announces shift in career

May 15, 2018

UND VP for Research & Economic Development eyes retirement, says he’ll leave post in December

It was a day of achievements for the freshly minted second lieutenant. However, over the span of five years as a student-soldier in UND’s Army Reserve Officer Training Corps, there were days that either milestone could have been considered a longshot. Photo by Shawna Schill/UND Today.

Lieutenant, at last

May 15, 2018

UND ROTC cadet commander makes the grade after inauspicious beginning to military career

Sen. John Hoeven, R-N.D., held a meeting on Friday with leaders of the Grand Forks area aviation community, including from UND Aerospace, to discuss ways UND and others can help allieviate the current industry-wide pilot shortage. Image courtesy of Beth Bjerke.

Preparing for takeoff

May 8, 2018

Sen. Hoeven: UND, regional aviation partners are solution factory for industry-wide pilot shortage

About 75 people attended a special tribute ceremony on Friday to honor Lieutenant Harold Holden Sayre and his heroic legacy, on the grounds of the 110-year-old Sayre Hall. The majestic old building was renamed in Sayre’s honor about a year after his death. A group of UND studens is working with facilities to document the history behind Sayre Hall before it is torn down this summer. Photo by Connor Murphy/UND Today.

Harnessing history before it’s gone

May 8, 2018

UND Students’ class project a key part of Sayre Hall/Wesley College documentation effort

Amy B. Henley, currently executive director of MBA Programs at Kennesaw State University in Georgia, has been named the new dean of the UND College of Business & Public Administration (CoBPA), and Amy Whitney, who now serves as director of innovation and entrepreneurship at Massachusetts’s Clark University, will join the University as the next director of the Center for Innovation, according to DiLorenzo.

UND chooses leaders for College of Business & Public Administration and Center for Innovation

May 3, 2018

Amy B. Henley picked for business dean and Amy Whitney accepts top job at entrepreneurship hub

UND Honors students convene for class in newly renovated classroom space at Columbia Hall. The classroom updates are part of $150,000 investments for Honors. Photo by Tyler Ingham/UND Today.

Honors on the rise

May 3, 2018

Program for high-achieving students announces new tracks, interim leader, new faculty and growing freshman class