Articles by: Jan Orvik

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

UND alumnus, Dr. Jon Solberg on the barren arctic ice cap of Greenland. Solberg, a native of Stanley, N.D., served as lead physician on a recent expedition across the massive and frigid island. Image courtesy of Dr. Jon Solberg.

On top of the world

August 23, 2018

UND School of Medicine & Health Sciences alum finds adventure as lead physician on expedition across Greenland’s ice cap

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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