Articles by: Jan Orvik

Jeff Holm

Forward facing

August 14, 2018

Online focus can help UND succeed

Joan Hawthorne, a respected instructional leader on campus, recently retired after 31 years at UND. She's considered a mentor by many, holding a litany of titles including director of assessment and regional accreditation. Photo by Connor Murphy/UND Today.

A focus on people

August 14, 2018

Joan Hawthorne retires after 31 years on campus

Setting the stage

Setting the stage

August 7, 2018

Events coordinator Dawn Botsford retires after 39 years

Wilson Lysford, a mechanical engineering graduate, and Megan Larson, an electrical engineering sophomore, stand outside Grand Forks' Northrop Grumman complex. Both discovered the aerospace company through UND's Career Fair.

Intern experience

August 7, 2018

Student interns at Northrop Grumman get head start

Alice Brekke

For the students

July 31, 2018

Vice President for Finance & Operations Alice Brekke retires after 39 years of service

Energy Hawks

Hawkish on energy

July 31, 2018

Energy Hawks students study energy in western North Dakota

Meloney Linder, who currently serves as the chief communication officer for University of Wisconsin's School of Business, will replace longtime spokesman and interim Vice President for University & Public Affairs Peter Johnson.

Linder named VP for Marketing & Communications

July 24, 2018

Native of Fergus Falls, Minn., among last year’s finalists for key UND position; slated to start new duties Sept. 4

Aaron Kempenich

Leaders at Work: Flying the Falcon

July 24, 2018

UND grad gives up war machines to wield cancer-fighting weapons as oncological physicist at Altru Cancer Center

Survey says — campus climate safe, welcoming

Survey says — campus climate safe, welcoming

July 24, 2018

Response rate well above national average, as more than 3,300 students provide administration with road map for future

UND professor equips America’s next generation of data defenders

UND professor equips America’s next generation of data defenders

July 17, 2018

Prakash Ranganathan heading up important new online degree in cyber security this fall

UND Associate History Professor Cynthia Prescott has spent years creating walking tours and gathering information about pioneer monuments, She  is now sharing her work via an app, web site and forthcoming book.

Monumental task

June 26, 2018

UND professor’s new project brings America’s stone and bronzed history to life across the West

There are 27,000 miles of pipeline in North Dakota, most of them “gathering pipelines” that bring oil to a central spot. iPIPE, the Intelligent Pipeline Integrity Program, a consortium of oil companies and the EERC, is a program that selects and tests new technology to detect and prevent pipeline links. Image courtesy of EERC.

iPIPE: Taking a bite out of leaks

June 25, 2018

UND’s EERC uses ‘Shark Tank’-like approach in search of emergent technologies to reduce pipeline spills

Don Warne (right) and Joshua Wynne, dean of the UND School of Medicine & Health Sciences, stand together as Warne is welcomed as the new director of Indians into Medicine (INMED). Image courtesy of Wanda Weber/School of Medicine & Health Sciences.

Building a flock of healers

June 19, 2018

New INMED head focuses on health challenges

Higher Education Committee

Funding research in tight times

June 12, 2018

Research dollars will benefit all of North Dakota, University system officials tell legislators


On the right track

June 7, 2018

New online and face-to-face graduate accountancy degrees in high demand