Articles by: Jan Orvik

In recognition of her work, Brown-Borg has just been named a Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science for distinguished contributions to the biology of aging.

One for the ages

December 13, 2018

UND’s Holly Brown-Borg, an expert in human lifes pan, joins elite company with one of science’s highest honors

In her first semester at UND, the psychology faculty member has received an early career research award from the National Institutes of Health, been nominated for a teaching excellence award, and has found joy in working with her students.

Whirlwind semester

December 6, 2018

First-year faculty member RaeAnn Anderson receives early career grant, nominated for teaching award

It’s part of a planned campus renaissance. The University is also working with alumni, private donors and other funding sources to build a new College of Business & Public Administration, renovate the Chester Fritz Library and Stone House, and add to the High Performance Center.

Leaving a legacy

November 27, 2018

UND students vote to fund new Memorial Union on campus as early as 2021

Greater things ahead

Greater things ahead

November 13, 2018

Leaders at latest Provost Forum tout marketing, research and legislative relations work

Promise kept

Promise kept

November 8, 2018

Grad student’s tributes to UND soldiers who perished in 1918 flu pandemic coincides with WWI armistice centennial

UND has struck up a partnership with Woz U, a technology-based career training company, started by Steve Wozniak (above). Wozniak and Steve Jobs are famously known for founding Apple computers in the garage of Jobs' childhood home.

‘Woz’ up?

November 6, 2018

UND partners with technology-based training leader, started by Steve Wozniak, co-founder of Apple computers

It’s part of a planned campus renaissance. The University is also working with alumni, private donors and other funding sources to build a new College of Business & Public Administration, renovate the Chester Fritz Library and Stone House, and add to the High Performance Center.

Legacy at heart

November 1, 2018

Current student leaders consider future generations as they mull Nov. 20 vote on new Memorial Union

Go big or go home

Go big or go home

October 25, 2018

Bold plans for future will help UND thrive in challenging times, says Kennedy in annual address

A $3.2 million award from the Department of Energy will allow the EERC to establish a field laboratory in the Cut Bank Oil Field, located in the Montana portion of the Williston Basin. This field laboratory will be used to investigate the geologic storage of CO2 associated with enhanced oil recovery, and how this approach could be expanded across the Williston Basin. The Williston Basin contains some of the largest oil reserves in North America. Image courtesy of Kari Suedel/EERC.

Bakken game changer?

October 23, 2018

EERC researcher eyes ‘win-win-win project’ to cut emissions, store carbon and boost oil production

UND Assistant Professor of Aviation Nick Wilson (left) and UND Assistant Professor of Electrical Engineering Kouhyar Tavakolian show off components of their patent-pending "Smartsealz" communication headset, which contain embedded technology that monitors aircraft operational signals and pilot brain activity for signs of mechanical problems and pilot mental fatigue. Photo by Tyler Ingham.

Patents pending aplenty

October 18, 2018

Joint UND-NDSU biomedical engineering symposium showcases student and faculty collaborations

UND’s Jacque Gray is very well known in American Indian and government circles as a powerful advocate — and researcher — in issues related to native aging, elder abuse and other troubling health disparities in Indian country. Photo by Shawna Schill.

Gray again honored for work with Native peoples

October 18, 2018

Longtime UND Center for Rural Health scholar recognized for ever-growing contributions in field of addiction prevention

Shivers offers ‘newcomer’s perspective’ on UND

Shivers offers ‘newcomer’s perspective’ on UND

October 16, 2018

VPFO/COO focuses on important upcoming budgeting and legislative periods at Provost Forum

Opioid antidote

Opioid antidote

October 16, 2018

UND psychiatry residency program trains North Dakota’s front line responders on use of Narcan

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