Articles by: Jan Orvik

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

Andrew McLean

Telepsychiatry — making the connection

May 22, 2018

At UND’s School of Medicine & Health Sciences, new technology helps psychiatry residents expand services to rural western North Dakota

Phil Gerla (front) and Carlos Alba (back) in the Sara Park slot canyon. Photo by Sidike Abudureyimu.

UND’s Gerla takes students back in time

May 22, 2018

Geology & Geological Engineering professor makes textbooks come alive with experiential learning in Mojave Desert

Menath earned the degree while serving full-time in the Air Force. He requested to be stationed in Grand Forks after an officer recommended the D.A. program offered by the UND history department.  Photo by Connor Murphy/UND Today.

Revolutionary outlook

May 10, 2018

Combat pilot earns history doctorate by connecting dots between modern War on Terror and America’s fight for independence

UND’s new mission statement was approved by the State Board of Higher Education on April 26.  UND archival photo.

Mission complete

May 10, 2018

What’s in a statement? UND’s updated version gets to the core of what it is and does in 200 fewer words