Articles by: Dima Williams

Research on the rocks 12,000-feet up

Research on the rocks 12,000-feet up

May 19, 2019 at

UND’s Jeff VanLooy and Ph.D. candidate Lance DiAngelis featured in national public television doc on Rocky Mountain glaciers

This past Saturday, at UND's general spring commencement, Hollywood actor and Minot, North Dakota native, Josh Duhamel joined the graduating class to receive an honorary degree. Photo by Shawna Shill/UND Today.

Q&A: Catching up with Josh Duhamel, UND honorary degree recipient

May 14, 2019 at

Hollywood actor and UND honorary degree recipient, Josh Duhamel talks education, home state and career

Congratulations, Doc

Congratulations, Doc

May 9, 2019 at

Quartet of INMED medical students graduate this week with intentions of serving and giving back to Native American communitie

Student body champions

Student body champions

May 2, 2019 at

Incoming Student Government President Gracie Lian and Vice President Matthew Ternus seek engagement, unity

UND alumni, friends, faculty and administrators all participated in UND Gives, the latest fundraising campaign for UND's Alumni Association & Foundation.

Giving from the heart

April 30, 2019 at

UND faculty and staff lead by example in UND Gives campaign, touching scholarships, programs and more

From left: Ashly Hanna, Michelle Nguyen and Ryan Gilbertson share a proclivity to excel in and outside of the classroom, which has made them recipients and finalists of prestigious national scholarships. Photo by Dima Williams/UND Today.

They dreamt it; they did it

April 23, 2019 at

Three high-achieving UND students snatch competitive national opportunities to further their interests

‘Noises off’ concludes theatre season

‘Noises off’ concludes theatre season

April 18, 2019 at

UND Theatre Arts spotlights actors’ craft in three-act farce, final production of 2018-19

In collaboration with the City of Grand Forks, UND Aerospace Foundation, the Northern Plains UAS Test Site as well as several commercial operators, UND UAS has been flying  drones for over a week now to provide quick updates on the Red River's overflow in key locations. Photo courtesy of Paul Snyder.

Drones in the fight

April 16, 2019 at

UND UAS effort spanned academia, business and government to keep watchful eye on flood

First week of classes

‘Groundbreaking’ research on the green

April 16, 2019 at

UND ecologists prove diversity good for plant world, holds implications for ag, land restoration

A flood marker by the Sorlie Bridge in Grand Forks' Greenway stands as a reminder of major flood levels throughout the decades. With near perfect melt conditions so far, this flood season would likely resemble spring 2011 than the historic deluge of 1997. Photo by Dima Williams/UND Today.

Flood fight 101

April 4, 2019 at

Here’s your newcomers guide to high water preparedness in Greater Grand Forks

Kaelan Reedy, president of the Association of Residence Halls, and Cara Halgren, vice president for student affairs & diversity, vut the ribbon of an artwork at Wilkerson Commons that depicts and celebrates students' residential experiences. Photo by Dima Williams/UND Today.

‘Art’ of the matter

April 2, 2019 at

Newly dedicated mural at Wilkerson Commons completes the renovated building, celebrates student life

In search of North Dakota’s tiniest mammal

In search of North Dakota’s tiniest mammal

March 28, 2019 at

Lynda LaFond, biology Ph.D. candidate, studies shrews, expanding on what little research exists on these rarely trapped critters

Sarah Smarsh talks to the audience about her book before her reading in the Memorial Union at the 50th Annual Writers Conference at UND.
Jackie Lorentz photo/ UND Today

Future, present and past converge

March 26, 2019 at

50th anniversary UND’s Writers Conference delved into creative economy’s future by examining nation’s past and present

President Kennedy calls Merrifield Hall (above) “the most beautiful building on campus, a real architectural jewel.”
However, built in 1929 and nestled in the heart of campus, the liberal arts hub carries a heavy price tag in deferred maintenance costs and needs updates. Photo by Shawna Schill/UND Today.

High and dry: UND prepares for flood season

March 21, 2019 at

With spring thaw beginning, University emergency managers hard at work to keep campus informed and safe

Newly named Arts & Science Dean Brad Rundquist recently took over the College from former dean, Debbie Storrs, who was named UND Senior Vice Provost. Photo by Jackie Lorentz/UND Today.

Rundquist named permanent Arts & Sciences dean

March 19, 2019 at

After interim role, longtime UND scholar looks forward to leading College into the future