Articles by: David Dodds

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Welcome to the Drone Dome

April 12, 2022 at

For second time in four years, UND plays host to top guns of collegiate drone racing

The Gershman Graduate Center at UND. UND archival photo.

Chris Nelson is lone finalist for School of Graduate Studies deanship

March 31, 2022 at

Open candidate forum for UND Associate Professor Nelson will take place in person and via Zoom on April 13

Eddie Faye (Petit) Gates

Gates joins UND pillars of civil rights

February 3, 2022 at

Eddie Faye Gates, renowned historian of 1921 Tulsa Race Massacre, died Dec. 9; deserves to be recognized among UND’s great alums

Unrath Family at The Ralph

A house divided — in the name of fun

January 11, 2022 at

UND alum parents from Kansas City rendezvous with Cornell crazy kids at The Ralph for family feud on ice

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  

Sweet Victory Cookie

UND Athletics delivers ‘Sweet Victory’ to fans

December 2, 2021 at

The Sweet Victory cookie, from Real Good Cookies, is the latest in the line of consumable products announced by UND

Maridee Shogren

New hope for pregnant, postpartum women battling substance abuse

October 28, 2021 at

UND-led ‘Don’t Quit the Quit’ program wins Recovery Champion Award for innovative approach to addiction

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

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 

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

Team UND Forever

UND Forever team pedals for good cause in United Way Trike Wars 2021

September 16, 2021 at

Third-annual United Way of Grand Forks, East Grand Forks & Area’s Trike Wars took place in Columbia Mall speedway (parking lot)

55th Annual Potato Bowl USA Week is upon us

55th Annual Potato Bowl USA Week is upon us

September 14, 2021 at

Fun at University Park on Thursday ushers in weekend parade and Fighting Hawks football; check out all the scheduled events

New UND students file into the area in front of the Chester Fritz Library for the traditional new freshmen photo, during Welcome Weekend 2021, Aug. 21, 2021. UND photo.

A good first-day showing

August 31, 2021 at

UND see increases in overall enrollment, as well as new freshmen and graduate students on Day 1

Watford City Meet the Armacosts

Meet the Armacosts: On the western edge

August 3, 2021 at

Andy and Kathy Armacost welcomed by alumni and friends in Minot, Watford City, Williston and New Town