Articles by: Jan Orvik

Andrew McLean

Telepsychiatry — making the connection

May 22, 2018 at

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 at

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 at

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 at

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

Brad Myers, who holds the title of Randy Lee Professor of Law, has been with UND Law since 2001, and carries a full load of teaching trusts and estates, tax, and business and estate planning in addition to his administrative duties as interim dean of School of Law. Photo by Jackie Lorentz/UND Today.

Myers tapped for interim School of Law dean

May 8, 2018 at

Brad Myers will take over for Kathryn Rand, who is returning to teaching, effective Aug. 1

UND President Mark Kennedy , last week, spoke to a packed room, making the case that UND delivers quality education and is aligned with state priorities. His comments came during the president's annual University Council address. Photo by Connor Murphy/UND Today.

Making the case

May 8, 2018 at

In case you missed it: University well-positioned for the future, says President Kennedy in U-Council address

A dozen UND engineering students have been working since last fall on the Drillbotics project, and UND was selected for the second phase of the competition. Photo by Shawna Schill/UND Today.

Drilling down for a win

May 1, 2018 at

UND student engineers’ project among elite company as one of nine finalists in international competition

Stacey Borboa-Peterson will direct the new Office of Student Diversity & Inclusion.

Strategic merger

April 24, 2018 at

New Office of Student Diversity & Inclusion combines American Indian Student Services with Multicultural Programs & Services

Greg Gefroh

Beyond ‘Flamin’ Hot Cheetos’

April 24, 2018 at

Chef’s Table demonstrates healthy cooking to fuel Fighting Hawks student-athlete performance in and out of the classroom

Hannah Balderas, a psychology and pre-med students and UND American Indian Science and Engineering Society chapter secretary, had an eventful time at the AISES national conference recently, as she was elected to serve as a junior member of the National AISES Board of Directors. Photo by Shawna Schill.

Seven-generation solutions

April 19, 2018 at

Premed student Hannah Balderas makes a difference in hopes of impacting lives well into future

Steve Martin

Powering futures by giving back

April 12, 2018 at

UND Engineering alum Steve Martin reflects on American Indian roots as founder of thriving energy startup in Africa

A kaleidoscope of color and rhythm, the Wacipi, or powwow, will end a week of educational events that bring in people from across the nation to enjoy American Indian culture. All events are free. Photo by Jackie Lorentz/UND Today.

‘Time out’ for tradition of grandeur

April 12, 2018 at

48th annual Wacipi highlights week-long celebration of American Indian contributions to art and culture

Jason Laumb and the EERC, are working with industry partners on a $6-million project to determining the cost of installing a carbon-capture system at a coal-powered utility plant, the Milton R. Young Station power plant near Center, N.D., northwest of Bismarck. The idea is to use such a facility to caputure carbon dioxide and use it to enhance oil recovery by injecting it deep into the ground, where it would be forever stored. Image courtesy of Kari Suedel of the EERC.

Drilling into a new economy?

April 12, 2018 at

EERC scientist, industry partners go big with $6M carbon-capture project that could lead to new jobs and enhance oil recovery

Heitkamp has since helped to bring in even more federal funding to address mental health services and drug and alcohol addiction in under-served areas of North Dakota and rural America to the tune of nearly $8 million total. Photo by Jackie Lorentz/UND Today.

Grand Challenges: investments in State’s future

April 10, 2018 at

North Dakota Gov. Burgum hears from UND innovators about bold proposals meant to spur meaningful growth

Driving world-changing developments of UAS in a way that reflects UND's values is one of five bold Grand Challenges that UND as put upon itself to help generate opportunity in North Dakota, address social issues and diversity the state's economy.

Igniting opportunity

April 5, 2018 at

Grand Challenges proposal could propel state growth