Articles by: Jan Orvik

Jonathan Geiger

Building human infrastructure

November 3, 2016 at

UND’s Geiger part of new $20M health NIH grant to grow research and nurture new researchers in rural states

Closing the drinking divide

Closing the drinking divide

November 1, 2016 at

Research by UND’s Sharon and Richard Wilsnack, on diminishing differences in men and women’s alcohol habits, featured in ‘The Atlantic’

UND Interim Vice President for Academic Affairs leads a brain-storming session for the University’s Strategic Planning Process. Betting is co-chair of the Strategic Planning Committee, with Dana Harsell, chair of the University Senate. Photo by Shawna Schill.

Setting the course

October 27, 2016 at

Strategic planning moves forward on campus with the aim of making UND the premier flagship University on the Northern Plains

The UND Admissions Legacy Open House, now in its second year, drew about 2,000 prospective students and their families to campus last weekend. Photo by Tyler Ingham.

Selling the dream

October 25, 2016 at

UND plays host to 2,000 prospective students and their families over two days last week

UND School of Medicine and Health Sciences Dean Dr. Joshua Wynne says “were it not for the strong support of the Legislature” the new SMHS building on campus would not have been possible today. Wynne spoke at the recent ribbon-cutting for the new SMHS headquarters on Friday, Oct. 14.

Dedicated to health

October 18, 2016 at

Investing in the future, partnerships will leave lasting legacy

Hesham El-Rewini, dean of the UND College of Engineering and Mines, expresses thanks to private donors and public leaders who shared the College’s vision to bring a Collaborative Energy Complex to UND.

Front door to collaboration

October 18, 2016 at

Power of collaboration drives One UND, Energy U

Minnesota Twins President Dave St. Peter, a UND alum, accepts his Sioux Award from DeAnna Carlson Zink, CEO of the UND Alumni Association and Foundation. The Sioux Award is the highest award that can be given to UND alumni.

Lives of achievement

October 18, 2016 at

Minnesota Twins President St. Peter headlines a distinguished list of Sioux Award, Young Alumni recognitions for 2016

North Dakota State Board of Higher Education President Kathleen Neset and NDUS Chancellor Hagerott bestow the chain of office on UND President Mark Kennedy on Monday, Oct. 10, at the Chester Fritz Auditorium.
As One UND, we will continue to advance new frontiers.

New leader, new frontiers

October 13, 2016 at

Mark Kennedy inaugurated as UND’s 12th president, sets bold course for future

Julie LeFever, director of the Wilson M. Laird Core and Sample Library on the UND campus, stands in the newly expanded area of the library, during a Monday, Sept. 26 ribbon-cutting ceremony. Photo by Jackie Lorentz.

Core investment

September 30, 2016 at

State unveils newly expanded Wilson M. Laird Core and Sample Library on campus.

UND President Mark Kennedy addresses the local business community at the 11th annual Wake up to UND event on Tuesday, Sept. 20, at the Memorial Union Ballroom. Photo by Shawna Schill.

One UND

September 21, 2016 at

Business community ‘Wakes up to UND’ as President Kennedy lays out plans and goals to improve University, promote unity.