Articles by: Jan Orvik

UND student leaders recently signed a contract – in alliance with North Dakota State University  – with Civitas’ Degree Map, an online system through which students and their advisors can input particular degree goals, restrictions and requirements to create a flexible roadmap to a timely graduation.  Photo by Shawna Schill/UND Today.

Mapping the future

October 9, 2018

Degree planning collaboration between UND and NDSU give students more direct path to graduate on time

The new Faculty Fellows, working with others within TTaDA, will each lead specific initiatives tied to the Strategic Plan, she said, adding they will work with colleges and departments to provide professional development and implement High Impact Educational Practices (HIPs). Those include writing-intensive courses, collaborative projects, undergraduate research, internships, capstones, diversity, and more. Proven to benefit college students, they also will change the ways that faculty and students interact.

Sparking the drive

October 2, 2018

Faculty Fellows named to enhance teaching, increase student retention and success at UND

Big plans for One UND and beyond

Big plans for One UND and beyond

September 27, 2018

Future focus will help UND and the state thrive, said President Kennedy at annual ‘Wake up’ address

From throat ache to heartache

From throat ache to heartache

September 25, 2018

Faculty Lecture will focus on intersection of medicine and culture

Tom DiLorenzo

Legislative updates, IT plans and campus happenings highlight first Provost Forum

September 20, 2018

Provost also cites progress in experiential learning and partnerships that put UND student interns downtown

Casey Ozak (right)i, a faculty fellow for inclusive excellence and associate professor in the UND Department of Teaching & Learning, alongside Dara Faul, assocaite director of the UND Teaching Transformationand Development Academy (TTaDA) engage in discussion during a recent TTaDA meeting on campus. The leadership of TTaDA has developed a series of informational events to help and support working professional women on campus. Photo by Dima Williams/UND Today.

Voices of strength

September 20, 2018

Women’s Leadership Series fills a need while meeting UND strategic goals

Babcock Hall, UND's oldest academic building, is one of three campus structures slated for renovation and repurposing, pending approval by the State Board of Higher Education.

New leases on life

September 11, 2018

University rolls out proposals for renovation and restoration of century-old campus sentinels

Provost Tom DiLorenzo at the Budget Forum on April 4, 2017.
 (Jackie Lorentz photo)

Keep in the know

September 11, 2018

Provost fora offer opportunity to ask questions about campus priorities; next one set for Thursday

Thomasine Heitkamp, a proessor in the College of Nursing & Professional Development, focuses on addiction and prevention. Photo by Jackie Lorentz/UND Today.

Access multiplied

September 6, 2018

$3.8-million grant to UND College of Nursing & Professional Disciplines aims to expand mental health services in rural America

Janelle Kilgore, who was recently named interim vice provost for strategic enrollment management, believes now is a good time to look more strategically at enrollment management.  Photo by David Dodds/UND Today.

Energizing recruitment

September 4, 2018

In new enrollment management role, Janelle Kilgore focuses on student experience to attract more of the best and brightest

Buettner will receive his national recognition on Sept. 23, at the American Association of Nurse Anesthetists Annual Congress meeting in Boston.

UND’s Buettner is national anesthesia program director of the year

September 4, 2018

Recognition will be bestowed on Sept. 23 at the American Association of Nurse Anesthetists Annual Congress meeting in Boston

UND was recently awarded a Clinical and Translational Research grant from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to work with researchers and medical providers in the Dakotas, including North Dakota State University, the University of South Dakota, Sanford Health, and other hospital systems throughout the region to better understand cancer and its causes, and to develop effective treatments for the disease. Image courtesy of the UND School of Medicine & Health Sciences.

SMHS nets $20.3M cancer research grant

August 30, 2018

$20.3-million grant to UND will help health providers and researchers address cancer in North and South Dakota

Newly named Interim 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 brings art and science to new role

August 29, 2018

News reporter, editor, scientist and administrator — new Arts & Sciences interim dean has done it all

In her new role as senior vice provost, Debbie Storrs, formerly dean of the UND College of Arts & Sciences, aims to improve student success and retention while helping students avoid the pitfalls she had as a first-generation college student. Photo by Connor Murphy/UND Today.

All about making connections

August 28, 2018

Helping students always Goal No. 1 for UND Senior Vice Provost Debbie Storrs

Brittany Egeland and Ethan Plemel both passed on the first try and will be employed by Mayo in the cardiovascular surgery and heart transplant ICU. Photo by Jackie Lorentz/UND Today.

Coming up aces

August 28, 2018

UND Nursing achieves 100-percent pass rate on national exam