Articles by: Tom Dennis

Key words for National Scholarship honorees: ‘UND Proud’

Key words for National Scholarship honorees: ‘UND Proud’

December 3, 2020 at

Second Annual National Scholarship Ceremony honors ‘intellectual Olympians’ whose playing field is the life of the mind

This artist's conception shows how families of asteroids are created. Over the history of our solar system, catastrophic collisions between asteroids located in the belt between Mars and Jupiter have formed families of objects on similar orbits around the Sun. Image courtesy of NASA/JPL-Caltech.

UND astronomers discover source of many meteorites

December 1, 2020 at

Trace those meteorites back to their origin, and you’ll find a massive collision with asteroid (6) Hebe, UND’s Sherry Fieber-Beyer and Mike Gaffey say

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Intentional living

November 24, 2020 at

Jill (Owen), ’82, and David Engelstad, ’90, bring physical therapy and engineering expertise to American Samoa

Construction update: New light columns at UND

Construction update: New light columns at UND

November 24, 2020 at

Here’s your guide to the design and purpose of the new light columns that now grace University Avenue

President Armacost: To minimize travel, ‘go home once’

President Armacost: To minimize travel, ‘go home once’

November 19, 2020 at

Here’s how students, families, faculty and staff can stay safe, classes can continue, and UND can finish the semester strong 

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Turn to teachers to lead

November 19, 2020 at

For teachers, professionalization never brought power — and it’s time to change that, historian Diana D’Amico Pawlewicz said in her UND Faculty Lecture

In solemn pride, and with gratitude

In solemn pride, and with gratitude

November 11, 2020 at

Honoring and serving veterans is a tradition of long standing at UND, President Armacost notes

President’s video and message touch on COVID, cohesiveness and civility

President’s video and message touch on COVID, cohesiveness and civility

November 11, 2020 at

‘Seek to understand others, and seek to be understood,’ UND President Armacost suggests

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Supreme experience

November 3, 2020 at

N.D. Supreme Court’s annual visit to UND School of Law generates excitement among students and collegiality throughout state

‘Doing great’: Videos show UND community’s progress on multiple fronts

‘Doing great’: Videos show UND community’s progress on multiple fronts

October 29, 2020 at

How are you doing? From the UND and the UND Alumni Association & Foundation come videos that answer that question in inspiring ways

Building on the One UND Strategic Plan

Building on the One UND Strategic Plan

October 27, 2020 at

The plan remains a ‘solid framework’ for UND to overcome challenges and seize opportunities, president says in State of the University Address

Pay police officers more

Pay police officers more

October 27, 2020 at

That’s Job 1 in the formula for creating self-regulating, highly capable, highly ethical police forces, UND Associate Professor of Law Steven R. Morrison says

President’s message: Overcome obstacles, keep eyes on opportunities

President’s message: Overcome obstacles, keep eyes on opportunities

October 27, 2020 at

The COVID spike must be contained. But it mustn’t obscure UND’s bright future, which is captured by the phrase, ‘To infinity and beyond,’ Armacost says

Kinesiology students work with student athletes working out in the Hyslop weight room.

Sports Medicine publishes research with UND graduate student as lead author

October 22, 2020 at

The study led by Trevor Dufner analyzed adult hand strength in 14 countries, and found declines – though not in the United States

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‘Unseen,’ ‘unheard’ – and a loud-and-proud example for N.D.

October 15, 2020 at

It’s not just a steam plant, Gov. Burgum said at the UND facility’s ribbon-cutting. It’s a lesson in leadership for the state