Articles by: Jan Orvik

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.

Access multiplied

September 6, 2018 at

$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 at

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 at

Recognition will be bestowed on Sept. 23 at the American Association of Nurse Anesthetists Annual Congress meeting in Boston

Newly named 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 at

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 at

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 at

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 at

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

Jeff Holm

Forward facing

August 14, 2018 at

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 at

Joan Hawthorne retires after 31 years on campus

Setting the stage

Setting the stage

August 7, 2018 at

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 at

Student interns at Northrop Grumman get head start

Alice Brekke

For the students

July 31, 2018 at

Vice President for Finance & Operations Alice Brekke retires after 39 years of service

Energy Hawks

Hawkish on energy

July 31, 2018 at

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 at

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 at

UND grad gives up war machines to wield cancer-fighting weapons as oncological physicist at Altru Cancer Center