Articles by: Jan Orvik

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 at

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 at

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 at

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 at

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 at

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 at

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 at

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

Opioid antidote

Opioid antidote

October 16, 2018 at

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 at

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 at

Faculty Fellows named to enhance teaching, increase student retention and success at UND

Big plans for One UND and beyond

Big plans for One UND and beyond

September 27, 2018 at

Future focus will help UND and the state thrive, said President Kennedy at annual ‘Wake up’ address

From throat ache to heartache

From throat ache to heartache

September 25, 2018 at

Faculty Lecture will focus on intersection of medicine and culture

Tom DiLorenzo

Legislative updates, IT plans and campus happenings highlight first Provost Forum

September 20, 2018 at

Provost also cites progress in experiential learning and partnerships that put UND student interns downtown

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 at

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 at

University rolls out proposals for renovation and restoration of century-old campus sentinels