Articles by: Dima Williams

UND Theatre brings ‘Pump Boys and Dinettes’ to Empire Arts Center in downtown Grand Forks

UND Theatre brings ‘Pump Boys and Dinettes’ to Empire Arts Center in downtown Grand Forks

February 25, 2020 at

With the 1950s Americana musical, UND Theatre puts on first performance ever at the Empire Arts Center

Giving with a student focus

Giving with a student focus

February 18, 2020 at

Last week’s Giving Hearts Day fundraising campaign brings in $140,000 for student scholarships

Robert Ferguson, FEMA Portfolio Disability Integration Specialist, speaks with Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Administrator Peter T. Gaynor, and FEMA Region 6 Regional Administrator Tony Robinson through FEMA Sign Language Interpreter, Scott Wallace during Mr. Gaynor’s visit to the  Texas Recovery Office in Austin. The TRO External Affairs Officer and TRO Director are also pictured. Photo courtesy of FEMA photographer Julie Joseph.

Disaster mitigator for people with disabilities

February 18, 2020 at

UND alum provides hope to those whom disasters hit especially hard

For the next episode of the UND Presidential Podcast, UND Interim President Joshua Wynne (left) interviews UND Incoming President Andy Armacost (right) about the presidency, the University and other matters. This picture was taken on Wednesday when the two presidents met with the editorial board of The Forum newspaper in Fargo. Photo by David Dodds/UND Today.

Chief executives chat: Podcast features two presidents

February 11, 2020 at

Joshua Wynne, UND’s interim president, interviews Incoming President Andy Armacost to launch Presidential Podcast’s second season

Presidents’ chat: Podcast will feature Interim President Wynne interviewing Incoming President Armacost

Presidents’ chat: Podcast will feature Interim President Wynne interviewing Incoming President Armacost

February 6, 2020 at

UND Interim President Joshua Wynne and Incoming President Andy Armacost chat about all things UND in new podcast episode YouRead More

Some 14 master's and doctoral students took part in this year's Three Minute Thesis Competition. After a morning of presentations, six progressed to the final round. One of them was Mona Sohrabi Thompson, who went on to win the contest. Photo by Dima Williams/UND Today.

Three minutes for complicated research

February 4, 2020 at

Students keep their research talks ‘short and sweet’ at annual Three Minute Thesis Competition

Jan 2020 Leader In Action Andy Samuel

Leaders in Action: Where dreams land far and high

January 21, 2020 at

Thrower, videographer, committee chair, UND senior and recent NASA intern Andy Samuel wears many hats

In honor of Martin Luther King Jr.

In honor of Martin Luther King Jr.

January 21, 2020 at

UND and the city of Grand Forks honor Martin Luther King Jr. Day

Maria Wallenhorst earned her bachelor's degree in December, following two summers with the U.S. Department of State. As an intern for the country's foreign service, Wallenhorst deepened her passion for diplomacy. Photo courtesy of Wallenhorst.

Internship put UND student in the diplomatic big leagues

January 16, 2020 at

After two consecutive summer internships with the U.S. Department of State, Maria Wallenhorst was ‘hooked’

Oh, what a decade: UND highlights from 2010s

Oh, what a decade: UND highlights from 2010s

January 14, 2020 at

New buildings, groundbreaking research, sports triumphs and memorable anniversaries mark some of the high points of the 2010s

A Mountain of hard work and success

A Mountain of hard work and success

December 19, 2019 at

UND alum, Mountaindale Press founder Dakota Krout featured on N.Y. Times bestselling audiobooks list

Shawn Graham's book "Failing Gloriously and other essays" chronicles the author's personal failures as a commentary on societal views of shortcomings. The University of North Dakota Digital Press published the book this month. Photo courtesy of the Digital Press.

On failure: New book from UND’s Digital Press explores falling short

December 17, 2019 at

Failure in academia is often discussed only in whispers, but Shawn Graham has talked and written about it for years

From college to City Council to college

From college to City Council to college

December 12, 2019 at

Grand Forks City Council member Katherine Dachtler will get her bachelor’s degree next week, some 14 years after first enrollingRead More

Photo by Shawna Schill/UND Today.

Lucky 13: Thirteen questions for the 13th president of UND

December 10, 2019 at

Incoming president Andrew Armacost talks collegiate baseball, nickname and juggling

In a conference room in Columbia Hall in late November, Elizabeth Luger successfully defended her dissertation research to earn her doctorate degree. Pictured in the bottom left corner, Luger's husband looked on as she answered questions from faculty members on her defense committee.  Photo by Dima Williams/UND Today.

‘Congratulations, Doctor’

December 10, 2019 at

In about an hour, Elizabeth Luger’s 7-year journey toward a Ph.D. in clinical psychology came to a successful end