Articles by: UND Today

Can you Kendama? This guy can!

Can you Kendama? This guy can!

April 25, 2017

University of North Dakota student Brandon Meyer is a professional Kendamist. He makes it look easy.

The "Welcome" sign along University Avenue, looking east toward Smith Hall, provides a deceiving message for anyone who tries to venture into floodwaters in April 1987. Photo courtesy of Richard Larson.

Event of the century

April 20, 2017

UND looks back at historic flood 20 years after the Red River and English Coulee conspire to inundate campus, end spring semester abruptly and shoo students, staff and faculty to higher ground

1997 Flood Remembered: Returning to ruins

1997 Flood Remembered: Returning to ruins

April 20, 2017

2017 marks the 20 years since the Flood of the Century. Take a step back in time and watch one UND employee return home after waters recede. (Originally aired in 1997)

The architects for Wilkerson Commons, one of UND's primary campus dining facilities, earned a top design award for trendsetting features that included a number of environmental, cost-saving features. Photo by Tyler Ingham.

Earth Week: Waste not want not

April 18, 2017

UND advancing green initiatives at Wilkerson Commons with plans to expand to other dining centers

Ask an Expert: Storm safety

Ask an Expert: Storm safety

April 18, 2017

UND atmospheric scientist gives tips on staying safe this time of year for severe weather awareness month

The Time-Out Week and Wacipi is a two-part effort of the UND Indian Association (UNDIA) and the Indian Studies Association (ISA). The Time-Out Week, which will run April 18-20, features educational programming, focusing this year on the theme of “Resilience.”  Admission to the Wacipi is $8 per day or $14 for the weekend; admission is free to children 5 and under, seniors 60 and older, and UND students (must show current student ID). Wristbands must be worn at all times. UND archival photo.

‘Time-Out’ for Wacipi

April 13, 2017

UND’s annual Time-Out Week, which runs April 18-20, features educational programming, focusing this year on the theme of ‘Resilience’

Matt Fuka, a master’s degree student in mechanical engineering, won both second place and People’s Choice awards. at UND's Three Minute Thesis (3MT®) competition, which allows graduate students to  focus on communication skills.  Photo by Shawna Schill.

The ultimate elevator pitch

April 13, 2017

UND grad students get three minutes max to showcase their research in non-technical terms

Arctic arms race?

Arctic arms race?

April 13, 2017

U.S. Sen. Heidi Heitkamp, D-N.D., convenes science and political experts to discuss U.S.-Russia relations on the ‘fourth coast’

Tunnel of Oppression

Tunnel of Oppression

April 11, 2017

UND Women’s Center takes students on a mind-opening journey through the lives and experiences of the oppressed

UND Three Minute Thesis co-organizer Matthew Gilmore works with UND graduate students to prepare for the April 7/10 competition. Photo courtesy of Matthew Gilmore.

Three-minute mania

April 6, 2017

Twenty-four UND graduate students to compete in communication contest showcasing their research

Over the next year, the "It’s On Us" campaign at UND will continue to build infrastructure across the movement to ensure that students feel safe and supported across campuses. Graphic courtesy of Sexual Respect & Violence Prevention.

It’s on us

April 5, 2017

As official partner school, UND joins national campaign to change culture surrounding campus sexual assault

Marimba magic

Marimba magic

April 5, 2017

95-year-old former UND professor Tamar Read donated tickets so students could see a world renowned musician

Faculty reach out

Faculty reach out

April 4, 2017

UND leaders pick up the horn and let admitted students in their departments know they’re thinking about them

UND Athletic Director Brian Faison addresses the public and media on Wednesday, announcing that UND would be cutting three varsity sports at the end of the 2016-17 season to meet budget reduction mandates. Photo by Shawna Schill.

‘Painful step’

March 30, 2017

UND announces deep cuts force elimination of three varsity sports programs

UND Education Professor Marcus Weaver-Hightower demonstrates his innovative "lightboard" teaching tool to UND President Mark Kennedy recently. Photo by Richard Larson.

New window on teaching

March 30, 2017

Education Professor Marcus Weaver-Hightower shows off innovative ‘lightboard’ studio, as latest recipient of NDUS faculty award for technology in the classroom