Articles by: Jan Orvik

Recently renamed and revised, the bachelor of science in human nutrition will prepare students—through an all-encompassing, rigorous degree program—for their futures as physicians, physical therapists and health professionals. Photo by Shawna Schill/UND Today.

Fueled by food

June 18, 2019 at

New dietetics degree is path to health professions

More than 2,000 students were eligible to graduate this spring, creating the third-largest graduating class in UND history. Photo by Shawna Schill/UND Today.

Celebration on the big stage

May 14, 2019 at

Finally — UND grads cap their academic careers in front of thousands of friends and loved ones at commencement ceremonies

Tuesday's University Council meeting highlighted University's achievements, legislative outcomes and the future of campus. Archival image.

UND moving forward

May 9, 2019 at

UND has a bright future, say leaders at annual University Council meeting

Starting this week, SELFI scores will be available to students, faculty and staff through a dashboard that will allow users to view data for classes, instructors and departments.

Student evaluations of faculty ready this week

May 9, 2019 at

New SELFI initiative a product of University Senate with input from Student Government

This year's commencement proceedings mark the third-largest in UND's history, helped in part by the University's strategic plan initiative to increase graduation rates. Photo by Shawna Schill/UND Today.

Sense of celebration

April 30, 2019 at

Commencement ceremonies will honor more than 2,000 new grads

The 12-member UND Parking & Transportation Advisory Committee also is looking for ways to simplify parking for the roughly 10,000 student, staff and faculty permit holders who drive to and from campus each day. UND archival image.

Listening sessions give voice to parking concerns

April 18, 2019 at

Administration: survey, collaborative process to drive changes to University policies moving forward

Don Warne. Photo by Jackie Lorentz/UND Today.

Tending the healing flock

April 18, 2019 at

UND SMHS Associate Dean for Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Don Warne works to engage students, prepare health professionals

Richard Hichwa, Colleen Fitzgerald and Ajay Mahajan, finalists for the position of Vice President for Research and Economic Development/Dean of the School of Graduate Studies, will be on campus next week April 17, 23 and 25, respectively, for open forums.

VP for Research finalists set for campus visits

April 16, 2019 at

Richard Hichwa, Colleen Fitzgerald and Ajay Mahajan all will have public open forums

Human resources manager Peggy Varberg is now the associate vice president for human resources at UND. Photo by Shawna Schill/UND Today.

Varberg gets top HR post

April 9, 2019 at

Internal candidate Peggy Varberg selected from national pool for associate vice president position

This year's Time Out Week is April 9-13 on UND campus. Archival image.

Unique tradition

April 9, 2019 at

UND’s annual Time Out Week in full swing on campus, concluding with powwow April 12-13

Michael McGinniss, associate professor of law at UND, has been named dean of the School of Law, effective July 1. Photo by Rob Carolin/School of Law.

‘Servant leader’ makes his case

April 4, 2019 at

Mike McGinniss shares vision for UND Law

Brianna Speldrich is taking water samples throughout Itasca State Park to better understand the relationship between lakes and wetlands. Photo courtesy of Brianna Speldrich.

Blazing the trail

April 4, 2019 at

New UND research examines water quality in Itasca waterways

Hesham El-Rewini (front, second from right), dean of the College of Engineering & Mines, has accepted a position as provost of Marymount University in Virginia. And even though he’s leaving campus (in July), he’s not checking out just yet, he said. (Above) El-Rewini presents college benefactor Harold Hamm with a pullover that reads: Harold Hamm School of Geology & Geological Engineering. El Rewini and Hamm were joined by UND President Mark Kennedy, Vamegh Rasouli, petroleum engineering; and Stephen Nordeng, geology & geological engineering. UND archival photo.

Mind on UND

March 7, 2019 at

Hesham El-Rewini, named provost at Marymount University in Virginia, committed to ‘strong finish here’

Celebrating 136 years of UND, this year's Founders Day honored faculty, staff and the Memorial Union, which will be replaced by a new campus hub. Archival image.

Heart – and hearth – of UND

March 5, 2019 at

Founders Day banquet celebrates UND’s 136th anniversary, faculty and staff and the Memorial Union

Michael McGinniss, associate professor of law at UND, has been named dean of the School of Law. Photo by Rob Carolin/School of Law.

McGinniss named Law School dean

February 26, 2019 at

Associate professor at UND’s School of Law since 2010 chosen to lead after internal search