Articles by: David Dodds

Members of the UND Nursing Student Association march down University Avenue on campus on Saturday, Oct. 15, in the annual Homecoming Day Parade – UND’s 100th Homecoming Celebration. Homecoming Week, this year, was made even more special because of generous contributions from businesses, such as Rydell Cars, allowing expanded marketing and advertising for the centennial celebration.

Hail alma mater

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UND Alumni Association and Foundation uses contribution from local business to make 100th Homecoming celebration one to remember

President Kennedy visited the campus September 25, 1963. He received an honorary Doctor of Laws degree and presented a speech on the need to conserve natural resources. A crowd of 10,000 filled the UND Fieldhouse, and thousands more waited outside for a glimpse of the president. The UND seal is in the background.

JFK revisited

October 13, 2016 at

Mark Kennedy taps into late U.S. President’s legacy of unity in call for campus to come together as ‘One UND’

UND alum Matt Dunlevy, the CEO of a successful UAS industry start-up business, SkySkopes, personifies the spirit of interdisciplinary collaboration at UND. He’s blended an educational background in history and aviation to build a growing business that is making waves in the UAS community around the world.

Legacy of collaboration

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President Kennedy highlights interdisciplinary links across campus

UND student Brooke Riendeau (left), with the Grand Forks Mobile Farmers Market, and colleague Hannah Harman chat with UND employees on Tuesday, Sept. 13, near the UND Memorial Union. Riendeau and Harman helped operate the mobile farmers market out of an old-style trolley car. Photo by Jackie Lorentz.

Market on wheels

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UND nursing student teams with local proprietors to bring fresh veggies and other healthy consumables to campus in an old-style trolley car.

UND Assistant Professor of English Sheila Liming performs a member of the Celtic music band, Callan. Liming is a bag-piping expert and recently wrote an essay for The Atlantic magazine about the instrument. Photo courtesy of the band.

Princess of the pipes

October 5, 2016 at

UND’s Sheila Liming pens essay for ‘The Atlantic’ on the bagpipe’s links to Rock-and-Roll and why the instrument is the brash rebel of the music world.

A study by former grad student Sam Morton may help put to rest the "muscle-bound myth" concerning strength training, observes UND faculty member Jim Whitehead.

Olympics around the world

October 5, 2016 at

UND faculty members have rich and varied perspectives when it comes to sport on the global stage.

University of North Dakota President Mark Kennedy enjoyed his coffee breaks with the people of North Dakota this week.

Coffee with Kennedy

October 5, 2016 at

UND President takes his ‘Coffee with Kennedy’ initiative on the road to communities up and down Red River Valley, making new friends along the way.