Articles by: Dima Williams

The Mentor Center is located in the same building that houses UND's Clinical Education Center.  Screenshot.

UND, Grand Forks School District partner to open new Mentor Center

March 4, 2021 at

Located on UND’s campus, the Mentor Center serves middle- and high-school students in Grand Forks

Courtesy of Hilarie Bratset.

Q&A with Hilarie Sidney Bratset, UND Norwegian alum and musician

March 4, 2021 at

A song Bratset wrote for one of her Norwegian courses six years ago is now the title track in her band’s latest album

A Q&A with Maggie Lowery, activist, Renaissance woman and holder of three degrees from UND

A Q&A with Maggie Lowery, activist, Renaissance woman and holder of three degrees from UND

February 11, 2021 at

At UND, Maggie Lowery earned a doctorate in 2019, almost 50 years after graduating with two bachelor’s degrees

Leaders in Action: New opportunities to do good

Leaders in Action: New opportunities to do good

February 11, 2021 at

Air Force Veteran Jonathan Wirkkala began his engineering studies online, transitioned to on-campus classes and found meaning as a student leader at UND

UND Alumni Foundation aims to deliver 50 Giving Hearts Day student scholarships

UND Alumni Foundation aims to deliver 50 Giving Hearts Day student scholarships

February 9, 2021 at

Through the Giving Hearts Day charitable event, UND supporters can donate funds for student scholarships on Feb. 11

Kacie Baumler received a $50,000 Rotary Global Grant Scholarship to pursue a master's degree in occupation therapy at

UND graduate awarded $50,000 scholarship to study in Scotland

January 28, 2021 at

Drive to serve others earns Kacie Baumler ’20 a prestigious Rotary Global Grant scholarship to study abroad

With employers’ needs evolving, UND focuses on students’ job readiness

With employers’ needs evolving, UND focuses on students’ job readiness

January 21, 2021 at

Through curricula changes and industry collaborations, UND is teaching students the power of ‘power skills’

Photo by Mike Hess/UND Today.

Upgraded classrooms help UND deliver more effective instruction

January 12, 2021 at

Technology and flexible furnishings elevate classrooms to settings for collaborative learning

New enhancements across campus as well as in the digital sphere are driving the success of UND's graduate students. Photo by Shawna Shill/UND Today.

Looking back: 2020 in review

December 22, 2020 at

As challenging as it has been, 2020 also brought opportunities and successes to UND

Photo by Shawna Schill.

Tribal leaders in action

December 15, 2020 at

All five presidents of tribal colleges in North Dakota are UND Ph.D.’s

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UNDergraduate Showcase calls on skills that transcend classroom

December 15, 2020 at

Event features research by UND undergraduates on topics from ranging from North Dakota tourism to evolution of stars

Screenshot of Unmasked online exhibit.

Unique student art exhibit takes look at a challenging time

December 10, 2020 at

UND Honors students create ‘Unmasked,’ an online exhibit that depicts life during pandemic

Image courtesy of UND Athletics.

Hawks Blend coffee swoops into region

December 1, 2020 at

UND-licensed coffee blend has smooth taste with notes of chocolate and caramel

Lyn Burton (left) with the matriarch of the Colombian family that hosted her as an exchange student in 1968. Burton has kept in close contact with the family ever since. Photo courtesy of Lyn Burton.

A career of hard work, serendipity and seized opportunities

November 24, 2020 at

‘UND changed my life,’ says Lyn Burton, founder and executive director of Affordable Housing Connections in St. Paul, Minn.

Country music singer Dolly Parton. Wikipedia

Author Sarah Smarsh talks Dolly Parton book at Writers Conference special event

November 17, 2020 at

Special Lecture Series features author of ‘She Come By It Natural: Dolly Parton and the Women Who Lived Her Songs’