Articles by: Kaylee Cusack

UND Political Science Professor Mark Jendrysik says a Republican presidency might make for friendlier attitudes between North Dakota and Washington, D.C., in economic sectors important to the state. Photo by Jackie Lorentz.

A Trump effect?

November 17, 2016 at

UND experts weigh in on pros and cons of a GOP presidency on North Dakota’s economic outlook

Kelsi Hatzenbuhler, a native of Mandan, N.D., is a First-Generation student at UND, considering pursuit of a degree in counselling psychology. Photo by Jackie Lorentz.

Coffee and connections

November 17, 2016 at

UND’s new 1stG initiative is making a difference by offering resources and mentorship for First-Generation students

Lanny LaPlante (left) of the Cheyenne River Reservation in South Dakota, applied to UND’s new Veterans Entrepreneurship Program (VEP) to get more hands-on learning and professional advice on growing his current start-up venture, Blue Star, Inc., which installs navigation aids and lighting systems for airports. The VEP is a three-part program that prepares disabled vets to enter the world of business. Tyler Okerlund (right) is the director of UND’s VEP. Photo by Tyler Ingham.

Boot camp: business style

November 8, 2016 at

Disabled military veterans from around the country look to UND’s Center for Innovation for entrepreneurship training

Jonathon Nord, a grad student in UND’s combined Masters of Public Administration program, spent this past summer coordinating security for dignitaries attending the Republican National Convention in Cleveland. Photo by Jackie Lorentz.

Matter of national security

November 3, 2016 at

UND public administration grad student Jonathon Nord spends summer keeping the peace in the heart of one of America’s biggest political machines

Nicole Allen, director of open education for Scholarly Publishing and Academic Resources Coalition (SPARC) has travelled the world, to more than 200 institutions, to explain why Open Educational Resources are critical for higher education. She spoke at a North Dakota University System event at UND on Oct. 27.

Summit of savings

November 1, 2016 at

UND displays its Open Education Resources leadership as host of NDUS summit on textbook alternatives for students

UND accounting student and standout volleyball player Chelsea Moser sorts coats that have been donated for delivery to children on the Spirit Lake Reservation in North Dakota. Photo by Shawna Schill.

Warmer side of accounting

October 27, 2016 at

UND business students collect hundreds of coats for American Indian kids as part of class that preaches service, blends ethics with cold-hard numbers

UND Professor and musicologist Gary Towne takes part in a panel discussion during the most recent rendition of the College of Arts and Sciences’ Ah! Talks, this one, titled “Music of the Spheres: the integral logic of music, mathematics, physics, musicology and biology.” The panel talked about the importance of a broad interdisciplinary education. Photo by Tyler Ingham.

Seeking well-rounded learners

October 27, 2016 at

UND AH! Talks: ‘Music of the Spheres’ panel sheds light on the importance of engaging multiple disciplinary perspectives

Stephanie Walker, UND director of libraries and information resources (OER), looks to technology to bring power of Open Educational Resources to University students and faculty. UND estimates already it has saved students as much 1.6 million in text book cost through OER. Photo by Jackie Lorentz.

Opening minds to OER

October 25, 2016 at

UND estimates it’s saved students as much as $1.6M in textbook expenses through Open Education Resources initiative; summit set for Thursday

Sally J. Smith

Wings of opportunity

October 20, 2016 at

Buffalo Wild Wings President/CEO Sally J. Smith shares path to success as Mellem Business Symposium featured speaker

Through his journey from student to dean — and now as a part-time graduate professor — Elbert has seen UND stay ahead of new trends in teaching and learning. Photo by Shawna Schill.

Ahead of its time

October 20, 2016 at

UND College of Business & Public Administration celebrates 100 years of business classes at the forefront of technology