Articles by: Kaylee Cusack

UND has been working with the North Dakota University System’s Core Technology Services to replace aged equipment in the Data Center, which supports Campus Connection, Citrix virtual applications and other major computers systems.
Now the team’s focus is increasing the bandwidth between the Data Center and the buildings on campus. Archival photo.

Collaboration to build network capacity

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University IT supports today’s connected student with major computer system upgrades

Arne Brekke

Everybody loves Arne

October 24, 2017 at

Steward of UND Norwegian history collection celebrates 90th birthday with milestone endowment gift

Powerful progress

Powerful progress

October 24, 2017 at

One UND Strategic Plan goal captains lay out early accomplishments of implementation teams

UND student Max Ramstad is slated to graduate next year with a degree in Interdisciplinary Studies, with coursework in business, public administration, non-profits, political science and philosophy to round it out. Photo courtesy of the UND Alumni Association & Foundation.

UND’s promise

October 19, 2017 at

UND Alumni Association & Foundation offers donors generous matches for recruitment scholarship gifts

UND Athletic Director Brian Faison led UND Athletics from triumph to triumph during his tenure,  with a national championship in hockey in April, 2016, and most recently with four sports programs winning Big Sky Conference championships in 2016-17 – the most titles captured by any conference school in one year. Courtesy of UND Athletics.

AD Brian Faison announces retirement

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After ushering in D-I era at UND, as well as on-the-field and classroom successes, Faison will transition into a special advisor role in December

Jason Trainer (above), UND director of admissions, took time at the latest UND Provost Fora to explain how the work of the marketing and web teams correlates to increasing recruitment. Photo by Shawna Schill.

Marketing milestones

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UND Provost Fora continue with updates on branding, web redevelopment and recruitment

Sherry Lawdermilt, UND director of administrative services technology, is a former Marine who grew up the daughter of a Marine, was asked by UND Provost Tom DiLorenzo to be a project manager to spearhead development of Goal No. 6 (meet the educational needs of the military), part of the One UND Strategic Plan. Photo by Jackie Lorentz.

Serving those who serve

October 12, 2017 at

Strategic Plan Spotlight: Marine veteran leads UND team tasked with meeting military education needs

Advisors of the One UND Strategic Plan ship commander and UND President Mark Kennedy – including the President’s Cabinet, Strategic Plan goal captains and student representation – were called together Sept. 25 for a final review of the full project charter. The document defines the objectives and scope of the plan and contains a framework for analysis of the plan’s costs, resources and risks.

Charted path

October 12, 2017 at

One UND Strategic Plan charter receives finishing touches, signed off on by President Mark Kennedy

Under a revised plan, the Center will have a set of new service lines focused on student experiential learning and internships, as well as support for entrepreneurs and new business ventures in the form of space, business planning, research support, mentorship, relationship building and more.

New era at Center for Innovation

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Revamped mission offers path to stronger collaborations with campus, students and business community

Mellem Business Symposium (left to right) College of Business & Public Adminstration Interim Dean Steve Light; Eric Trueblood, Jules Kotrba and Al Royse.   (Jackie Lorentz photo/UND Today)

Tailored for business

October 10, 2017 at

Mellem Business Symposium panelists share experiences and advice with UND’s next Leaders in Action

A resident of Round Rock, Texas – a suburb of Austin – Fallon Jefferson is a distance student of UND’s Advanced Public Health Nurse master’s program, completing the second semester of her three-semester practicum.    Has been putting her education to practice in Texas hurricane shelters.

In the eye of the storm

October 5, 2017 at

UND online master’s student brings advanced nursing expertise to the front lines at Texas hurricane shelters

Chris Dougherty got his undergraduate engineering degree at the South Dakota School of Mines. But come the end of the year, he’ll officially be a part of the UND family, as he graduates with his MBA from the College of Business and Public Administration (CoBPA) – achieved completely online.  Image courtesy of Chris Dougherty.

Cheering, learning and connecting

October 3, 2017 at

UND fan pursues online MBA, fosters University student connections with John Deere Electronic Solutions

Latest Eye of the Hawk lecturer Neel Kaskari has led the Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis since January 2016. There, he oversees operations of the bank and serves on the Federal Open Market Committee as a key player in monetary policy in Washington, D.C. Photo by Tyler Ingahm.

Dollars and sense

September 26, 2017 at

Latest ‘Eye of the Hawk’ lecture features Minneapolis Federal Reserve Bank CEO for packed house discussion on economic policy

About 35 students – mostly freshmen – from the UND Department of Aviation -- piled into a bus on Sept. 16 for a daylong journey north of the border. The trip was the first of many “Weekends in Winnipeg” trips organized by the UND International Center as a way to give students an accessible international experience.

Weekends in Winnipeg

September 26, 2017 at

International Center teams up with UND Colleges to provide a concentrated international experience

Jeremiah Bartz (above) is an assistant professor in the UND Mathematics Department. When he’s not crunching numbers, you may find him out jogging the trails or running competitively – and now he’s found a way to connect his two favorite disciplines. Image courtesy of Jeremiah Bartz.

Marathon math

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Recognizing today’s launch of the annual ‘Wild Hog’ road races, we chat with UND mathematicians who use data and statistics to bust running myths