Articles by: Dima Williams

UND ROTC cadets change guard in front of an American flag in a 9/11 commemorative ceremony. Photo by Dima Williams/UND Today.

UND honors lives lost

September 12, 2019 at

UND Army and Air Force ROTC cadets stood guard in front of a half-staffed American flag to observe 9/11

Jim Vasichek, who obtained a business degree from the University of North Dakota in 2005, heads Leading Edge Equipment, a four-shop John Deere dealership that his grandfather started in 1963 in Michigan, N.D. Photo by Shawna Schill/UND Today.

The many hats of Jim Vasichek

September 12, 2019 at

UND business alum Jim Vasichek leads one of the country’s top John Deere dealerships

After obtaining a Ph.D. in literature from the University of North Dakota, and following several other jobs, Marielle Risse fell in love with Oman, where she teaches literature and cultural studies. Image courtesy of Marielle Risse.

For the love of literature, culture and expat life

September 5, 2019 at

UND alumna and literature professor in Oman credits UND for nourishing a literary passion

DeAnna Carlson Zink holds a cape bearing the phrase "UND Hero," honoring those who helped break records for fundraising at the UND Alumni Association & Foundation. Image: YouTube screenshot.

Dreams fulfilled and more envisioned

August 29, 2019 at

UND Alumni Association & Foundation shares record-breaking success and future vision at annual address

Theodore Roosevelt National Park offered ample opportunities for photos. Photo by Dima Williams/UND Today.

Life in the ‘vast’ lane

August 22, 2019 at

UND bus tour introduces new faculty, administrators to North Dakota One summer day back in 2005, when Joshua Wynne wasRead More

University of North Dakota costume designer and instructor, Camilla Morrison stands next to the display of her work, Nightmares are Dreams, Too, at the Prague Quadrennial this June. Image courtesy of Camilla Morrison.

A dream fulfilled

August 20, 2019 at

UND costumer Camilla Morrison presents work at prestigious international festival

Voicing intent

Voicing intent

August 13, 2019 at

Parkinson’s speech therapy program helps patients maintain their voice while students learn care skills

Head of women's clothing behemoth, Nygard International, Peter Nygard obtained a business degree from the University of North Dakota. (Above) Nygard gives his semiannual address to some 600 associates. Photo courtesy of Nygard International.

Q&A: Catching up with fashion icon Peter Nygård ’64

July 30, 2019 at

Canadian fashion icon Peter Nygård talks his alma mater

Brendan Blades says University of North Dakota's online civil engineering program offered him the opportunity to pursue his dream, while working full-time in Seattle. Photo by Shawna Shill/UND Today.

Leader in Action: Brendan Blades pursues UND engineering degree — from Seattle

July 23, 2019 at

While working full-time, Blades studies civil engineering through UND’s pioneering online program

Graduating this summer with a bachelor's degree in nursing, Amy Joshua has stayed firm on her career path even when life served obstacles. Photo by Shawna Shill/UND Today.

Nursing a future

July 16, 2019 at

After overcoming life’s adversities, Amy Joshua climbs the ladder of the nursing profession

Madi Wahlen transferred to UND in search of a strong community and a people-focused major. Photo courtesy of Shawna Shill/UND Today.

Driven to serve others

July 9, 2019 at

Recent UND alumna leans on public health education as she embarks on earning M.D. and Ph.D. degrees concurrently

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Modern spin on treasured art

July 2, 2019 at

UND artistic works become educational tool through student exhibitions

At Spring Commencement in May, Clay Lacy, aviation pioneer and long-time UND supporter, received an honorary degree from the University. Photo by Shawna Shill/UND Today.

Q&A: Catching up with Clay Lacy, UND honorary degree recipient

June 25, 2019 at

Aviation pioneer and UND honorary degree recipient Clay Lacy’s love for flying soars high

What was to be a semester-long video production internship with the St. Louis Blues turned into a season-long   job for Andrew Marsh, who received an insider view of his favorite team's  historic Stanley Cup triumph. Photo courtesy of Andrew Marsh.

Season of winning for UND alum and St. Louis Blues

June 18, 2019 at

UND communications alum gets front-row view of the St. Louis Blues’ historic progression to Stanley Cup

After 30 years, still pioneers

After 30 years, still pioneers

June 10, 2019 at

UND College of Engineering & Mines celebrates three decades of distance engineering education