Articles by: Kaylee Cusack

University Police Officer Jose Solis and K-9 officer stand -- and sit -- at the ready near their police vehicle on campus. Solis and Ben are part of a stepped up strategic partnership between between Public Safety and University Information Technology (UIT) to build up UND’s physical and cybersecurity protection systems and enhance public safety on campus. Image courtesy of University Police.

Safeguarding UND: on campus and online

January 30, 2018 at

Public Safety Office and University IT double down on campus physical safety and cybersecurity

Tera Buckley

Standing out in a ‘sea of sameness’

January 30, 2018 at

UND Marketing collaborates with academic chairs to determine what makes their programs worth crowing about

The University Information Technology leadership team comprises (left to right) Sherry Lawdermilt, director of applications and integration support; Madhavi Marasinghe, chief information officer; and Chris Remme, director of customer engagement and support. Photo by Connor Murphy/UND Today.

A new day for Information Technology

January 25, 2018 at

University IT announces formation of two units to more efficiently meet technology needs

Banding together for a better campus

Banding together for a better campus

January 18, 2018 at

Designers share updated building and street concepts with UND Coulee to Columbia Committee

UND President Mark Kennedy (left) introduces UND's newest Director of Athetics, Bill Chaves, at a public gathering and celebration Tuesday at Ralph Engelstad Arena. Photo by Shawna Schill/UND Today.

Raves for Chaves

January 18, 2018 at

Fighting Hawks community welcomes new UND Athletics Director at public introduction and celebration all in one

The University of North Dakota partnered with design firm Sasaki to craft a "preferred vision" for campus planning over the next 30 years. The plan is only a draft to spark discussion; many elements are subject to change. Image courtesy of Sasaki.

Masters of planning

January 16, 2018 at

University of North Dakota unveils 30-year campus vision supporting One UND Strategic Plan

UND Campus Prevention & Education Coordinator Peggy Jo presents information about CVIC at UND during UND resident assistant training on Jan. 4. Peggy Jo’s new role on campus is raising awareness about services and resources and providing outreach and training surrounding sexual violence, healthy relationships, and bystander intervention. Photo by Jacki Lorentz/UND Today.

CVIC at home at UND

January 12, 2018 at

Community partner enlisted to educate campus on sexual violence prevention and healthy relationships

Julia Zhao (right) and Hui Pu were among the 10 UND research teams awarded funding to hire a postdoctoral associate for a two-year period. The 10 awardees were chosen from 39 research proposals – up from the 31 submitted in the program’s first year. Jackie Lorentz photo/UND Today.

Postdocs on lock

January 12, 2018 at

Second round of postdoctoral seed funding highlights Grand Challenges and fostering research culture

UND student Renard Bryant navigates through the web on his computer.  New rankings, released today by U.S. News & World Report, indicate UND’s online program foundation is strong, and will only grow stronger. Photo by Shawna Schill/UND Today.

Ascending the online ranks

January 9, 2018 at

UND climbs to a sterling U.S. News & World Report online bachelor’s program ranking

UND Provost Tom DiLorenzo, who is heading up the search for UND's next Athletics Director, addresses a crowd Monday afternoon at the Energy & Environmental Research Center, which hosted a public forum for one of the finalists for the job. Photo by Tyler Ingham/UND Today.

Meet finalists for ‘Head Hawk’

January 9, 2018 at

Provost DiLorenzo offers insight on why four stood out in quest to become UND’s next Athletics Director

UND Alumni Association & Foundation CEO DeAnna Carlson Zink talks at the latest Provost Forum about work she's spearheading to evaluate and refine the effectiveness and impact of alumni engagement activities, as part of the new One UND Stratetic Plan implementation. Image courtesy of  Sam Melquist.

Forum focuses on fiscal health

January 9, 2018 at

New fundraising and budget strategies to stave off potential future economic challenges dominate end-of-year discussion

UND's President Mark Kennedy and his Executive Council gathered a group of campus leaders to revise the University's mission statement, which was written in 1991. The new mission statement will be shorter, sharper and more aligned with the strategic priorities of the institution.

On a mission

December 14, 2017 at

UND reexamining Mission Statement with eye toward changes that express new Strategic Plan’s strength and promise for the future

With a need for more pilots, the Air and Marine Operations (AMO) selected 15 sophomores and juniors for a fast track to a career in border protection. This new partnership trains students for jobs that will be waiting for them after graduation. Pictured is a UH-60 Black Hawk helicopter, used by AMO in various operations. Photo courtesy of Ryan Mason.

Headed for the border

December 14, 2017 at

Fifteen UND Aviation majors chosen for career path partnership with U.S. Customs and Border Protection

Meteorologist Janelle Hakala takes a break from her forecasting duties to snap a photo with her trusty UND flag. The photo was taken at exactly 90 degrees south - the Geographic South Pole. Photo courtesy of Janelle Hakala.

Frosty ambition

December 12, 2017 at

UND Atmospheric Sciences graduate finds hot opportunity at one of the world’s coldest locations

Associate English Professor Yvette Koepke’s Creative Humanities Outcomes in Career Excellence (CHOICE) course helps humanities-based majors – in programs like English, communication and psychology – connect their passions and interests with their classroom learning to create a path to a perfect career. Photo by Connor Murphy/UND Today.

Oh, the Humanities!

December 7, 2017 at

New Arts & Sciences course explores how writing and analysis skills fit in the modern job market