Articles by: Dima Williams

The way North: UND faculty teach in Norway

The way North: UND faculty teach in Norway

November 15, 2018

Two UND professors are to spend spring semester teaching, learning and exploring at the American College of Norway

Mark Chipman, executive chairman of True North Sports and Entertainment, earned bachelor's and law degrees at UND. Photo courtesy of UND Alumni Foundation & Association.

Q&A: Catching up with Mark Chipman

November 15, 2018

Prominent UND alum Mark Chipman relays his life trajectory from playing collegiate football to owning a professional hockey team

Hot and cold

Hot and cold

November 15, 2018

UND biologist’s research of snapping turtles could yield far-reaching implications

Mark Chipman: Soaring success, grounded humility

Mark Chipman: Soaring success, grounded humility

November 13, 2018

Alum, chairman of True North Sports & Entertainment, which owns NHL’s Jets, headlines annual ethics talk

Hal Brands-American Grand Strategy in an Age of Upheaval talks about the uncertainty about America's role in the world than at any time in recent decades. From the South China Sea, to the Middle East, to the Baltics and Eastern Europe.     (Jackie Lorentz photo/UND Today) 

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‘Hawkish’ affairs between U.S. and China

November 8, 2018

Johns Hopkins global affairs expert, former Defense Secretary staffer Hal Brands points to gradual escalations in Asia

The North Dakota Quarterly is set for a comback as a print edition in early 2019. Photo by Dima Williams/UND Today.

Print is not dead

November 6, 2018

UND’s premier literary journal, North Dakota Quarterly, returns to paper publishing after years-long digital-only run

Grand Forks Mayor Michael Brown takes time on Wednesday afternoon to meet with UND Honors students who the mayor has been mentoring on leadership over the course of the Fall semester. Brown is one of 10 mentors, from both on and off campus, who have counseling Honors students, as part of the program's Leaders in Action track. Photo by Shawna Schill/UND Today.

Leading by example

November 1, 2018

UND Honors students get first-hand lesson in leadership from some of the area’s best

Many UND ghost stories revolve around old Gustafson Hall, on the southern edge of campus, where over the year's a tragic history has played out. UND archival image.

Halloween and UND

October 30, 2018

UND folklorist explains genesis of All Hallow’s Day, others share their own campus ghost stories

Meloney Linder, vice president for marketing & communications, comes to UND from the University of Wisconsin-Madison, where she served as the chief communication officer for Wisconsin's School of Business. She is a native of Fergus Falls, Minn. Photo by Shawna Schill/UND Today.

UND’s newest agents of passion

October 30, 2018

Chief communicator Meloney Linder, Finance VP Jed Shivers and Athletics’ Bill Chaves, settle in on the fly

alumni chapter initiative

More than hockey watch parties

October 30, 2018

UND student and young alumni coordinator spreads school pride by revamping alum chapter program

Prior to becoming a household name, however, Klosterman wrote for the Dakota Student, the student-run newspaper of the University of North Dakota, which he attended in the early 1990s. Even back then, his stories – many of which sliced rock music and sports – gripped the campus for all types of reasons – they were unorthodox, ambitious and downright captivating. Image courtesy of Chuck Klosterman.

Q&A: Catching up with Chuck Klosterman

October 23, 2018

Omnipresent pop-culture critic reminisces over McVey Hall, Wilkerson and how UND influences him still today

ZeinebYoussif (left) and Stephanie Walker (Dean of Library) with a image of the Scholarly Commons introduction page projected behind. The Scholarly Commons is accessible through the internet and anyone can search for research, art and documents produced by UND faculty, staff and students that has been published.

In celebration of innovation

October 23, 2018

UND librarians honored by regional peers for staying ahead of the curve in assisting students and faculty

On Oct. 16, UND History Professor Eric Burin and The Digital Press at UND released "Protesting on Bended Knee: Race, Dissent, and Patriotism in 21st Century America, a compilation of essays edited by Burin that dissects the bold yet controversial demonstrations championed by former NFL quarterback Colin Kaepernick, a onetime star signal caller for the San Francisco 49ers. Image courtesy of the NFL.

‘Protesting on Bended Knee’

October 18, 2018

UND’s Eric Burin and The Digital Press release history’s ‘first draft’ on bold, controversial stance against injustice

Stress, stress everywhere

Stress, stress everywhere

October 16, 2018

UND sociologist Daphne Pedersen takes on burnout in higher education at next Faculty Lecture

Inflatable Lunar Mars Habitat

Mission to ‘Mars’

October 11, 2018

UND Space Studies team launches sixth mission in Inflatable Lunar/Mars Habitat