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Seizing the future now

Seizing the future now

January 17, 2017

Kennedy made the case to legislators that UND is the region’s chief opportunity engine

First ‘Eye of the Hawk’ events set to soar

First ‘Eye of the Hawk’ events set to soar

January 17, 2017

Expert on business in China James McGregor and modern diversity leader The Rev. Jamie Washington have presentations set for Thursday and Jan. 30, respectively

President Kennedy and College of Engineering and Mines Dean Hesham El-Rewini welcome students to the Big Ideas Gymnasium kickoff in the new Collaborative Engineering Complex.

What’s the B.I.G. idea?

January 17, 2017

The sky’s the limit for new ‘idea factory’ at the College of Engineering & Mines

Rub-a-dub tubs

Rub-a-dub tubs

January 17, 2017

UND Staff Senate celebrates 7 years of love and giving to those in need

UND Director of Facilities and Maintenance Mark Johnson shows off an renovated classroom, with new desks that allow for easier collaboration among students. The work was part of a $7 million project that began in August.  Photo by Jackie Lorentz.

Revamp and repair

January 12, 2017

UND chips away at $500 million in deferred maintenance challenge with planned renovations to O’Kelly and Merrifield Halls

DeAnna Carlson Zink, CEO of the UND Alumni Association and Foundation, addresses members of University of North Dakota Caucus during a meeting Tuesday at the Heritage Center in Bismarck. Photo by Shawna Schill.

Meeting the challenge

January 12, 2017

UND leverages North Dakota Higher Education Challenge Fund matching grants for donor support and expanded student experiences

UND President Mark Kennedy presides over his first commencement ceremony for the University on Thursday, Dec. 15, at the Chester Fritz Auditorium. Photo by Shawna Schill.

Reach for the stars

January 10, 2017

UND President Mark Kennedy goes a bit ‘rogue’ in first commencement address with inspirational and intergalactic twists

The Force be with you

The Force be with you

January 10, 2017

UND President Mark Kennedy takes graduates on an intergalactic ride into hyper drive in Star Wars-themed first commencement address

Oh, what a year!

Oh, what a year!

January 3, 2017

A look back at great transitions, grand openings and championship moments in the classroom and on the field at North Dakota’s Flagship U

Happy holidays, from Mark and Debbie Kennedy

Happy holidays, from Mark and Debbie Kennedy

December 20, 2016

UND President and First Lady extend holiday greetings to the University Community and beyond

(left to right) Patricia Reed, an acquisitions specialist at the Chester Fritz Library and chair of the UND Staff Senate Community Relations Committee, works with Pam Henderson, Staff Senate chair, and representatives from the local Community Violence Intervention Center and Grand Forks Public Health’s Social Detox Center to sort through tubs of household goods and personal products that were donated by the UND community over several weeks. Photo by Tyler Ingham.

‘Tubs’ effort going strong in seventh year

December 15, 2016

Carloads of household supplies and other personal products delivered Wednesday to local CVIC, thanks to UND Staff Senate drive and generosity throughout campus

UND President Mark Kennedy entertains UND staff and faculty at the first UND Winter Party at the Chester Fritz Auditorium on campus.

Winter wing ding

December 15, 2016

UND held its first Winter Party to celebrate staff and faculty’s successes throughout the year and to provide an opportunity to come together as one UND

Sol Jensen, UND assistant vice president of Enrollment Services, says the more UND can grow its enrollment, the more revenue the University will have to lessen the impacts of likely budget reductions in the next biennium and beyond. Photo by Jackie Lorentz.

Marketing and retention = revenue

December 13, 2016

In a time of economic uncertainty, UND invests to grow enrollment and help students succeed to strengthen bottom line

Tim O’Keefe, executive director of the UND School of Entrepreneurship, has served as a program sponsor for all six UND’s University Innovation Fellowship recipients, including this semester’s trio: (left to right) Brian Porter, Waconia Minn., Alexander Johansen, Drammen, Norway, and  Jonathan Puhl, Le Mars, Iowa. Photo by Shawna Schill.

Growing young innovators

December 9, 2016

New class of UND University Innovation Fellows develops student-driven platform to spread entrepreneurial spirit to others

Transfer students become part of ‘OneUND’

Transfer students become part of ‘OneUND’

December 9, 2016

See how UND makes it a smooth transition onto campus for incoming transfer students on orientation day