Articles by: Dima Williams

UND student Vincent Ledvina stands by the UND Space Studies Observatory. Ledvina, the president of the UND Astronomy Club, is an aspiring space scientist who already has had an internship at the National Solar Observatory in Boulder, Colo. Photo by Shawna Schill/UND Today.

Leader in Action: For the love of Space

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Thanks to his astrophotography skills and UND astronomy training, Vincent Ledvina is on the launch pad for a Space Science career

‘Of the Earth’ and womanhood

‘Of the Earth’ and womanhood

August 10, 2021 at

UND Costume Designer Camilla Morrison tells ‘Stories of Women in North Dakota’ in latest project

A bachelor’s degree: a goal 50 years in the making

A bachelor’s degree: a goal 50 years in the making

August 3, 2021 at

After 50 years of taking courses from a variety of universities, Daniel Bernhard graduates with a bachelor’s degree in General Studies from UND

Alice T. Clark Year 1 2019 Mentoring Group during the Fall Retreat.

Anne Kelsch, Jeff Carmichael, Klaus Cavalhieri, Mohamed Elhamadany, Robert Lunnie, Emily Brinck, Hallie Chelmo, Amanda Haage. Second row: Siobhan Wescott, Nicole Redvers, Ramkumar Mathur, Leisha Lunnie, Ericka  Sanner-Stiehr, Catherine Finley, Anna Kinney, Beth Valentine. Front row: Renuka de Silva, Emily Henneman.

Mentoring program welcomes new faculty

July 13, 2021 at

Having served more than 750 new faculty members in 30 years, UND’s Alice T. Clark Mentoring Program fosters collaboration, friendships, faculty retention

Chandon Pierre is a rising junior at UND who's taking part in the University's Accelerated Bachelor's/J.D. Program. Photo by Mike Hess/UND Today.

A duty to represent the underrepresented

June 29, 2021 at

On a fast track to earn both a B.S. and a J.D. degree, Chandon Pierre vows to help people ‘through the work of law’

UND archival image.

Inclusion ambassadors will champion diversity across campus

June 22, 2021 at

UND launches Inclusion Ambassador program in support of diversity, inclusion and equity

UND archival image.

New engineering degree, certificate programs approved

June 15, 2021 at

UND’s College of Engineering & Mines to offer bachelor’s degree in biomedical engineering, three new cybersecurity certificates

Frank Xiao (middle) poses for a photo with two of his PhD students, Pavan Challa Sasi and Ali Alinezhad. Photo courtesy of Frank Xiao.

A CAREER move

May 27, 2021 at

UND’s Frank Xiao earns prestigious $500,000 NSF award for quest to mitigate effects of harmful manmade chemicals

Born in a refugee camp and blind since age 6, Menuka Rai now is a graduate of UND

Born in a refugee camp and blind since age 6, Menuka Rai now is a graduate of UND

May 18, 2021 at

And that’s just the beginning, as Rai is determined to help others via pursuing a Doctorate in Physical Therapy

Kaelan Reedy (left) and Dawson Dutchak

Kaelan Reedy, Dawson Dutchak take reins of Student Government

May 6, 2021 at

New student body president and vice president, Kaelan Reedy and Dawson Dutchak, stand ready to help ‘reignite the flame’

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UND panel discussion spotlights anti-Asian hostility, violence

May 6, 2021 at

Panel discussion is part of broader University effort to combat anti-Asian harassment

Clear masks help clear way for serving patients in the pandemic

Clear masks help clear way for serving patients in the pandemic

May 4, 2021 at

Speech-language pathology staff, student clinicians get creative in order to provide services during pandemic

On April 20, UND Alumni Association & Foundation CEO Deanna Carlson Zink moderated the latest Women For Philanthropy event. The hour-long virtual discussion

Women for Philanthropy: Charity has many forms

April 22, 2021 at

Lu Jiang ’12 and Katie Itterman ’03 talk about their journeys in the world of philanthropy

A Q&A with Ike Umunnah, UND Law ’12 and high-level Biden Administration appointee

A Q&A with Ike Umunnah, UND Law ’12 and high-level Biden Administration appointee

April 20, 2021 at

UND was ‘best, most supportive launching pad anyone could hope for,’ says director of U.S. Economic Development Administration’s Office of Public Affairs

Faculty Lecture: Sociologist Liz Legerski focuses on student research, sexual violence

Faculty Lecture: Sociologist Liz Legerski focuses on student research, sexual violence

April 15, 2021 at

Drawing on her own student-research experiences, Legerski prioritizes student involvement in her current projects