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Derek Sporbert, director of TRIO programs at UND, recently visited the the nation's capital to meet with North Dakota's congressional delegation to advocate for college access for residents throughout North Dakota, especially rural students.  Tyler Ingham.

Trump’s ‘skinny budget’ proposes cuts to TRIO programs

May 2, 2017

If implemented, the federal slicing could lead to reduced access to education

UND's team of international visa experts stand ready to help students and faculty with a more streamlined application process after changes were implemented by the Divison of Academic Affairs. (Left to Right) International Center Director Katie Davidson, Assistant Director of the International Center Amy Senger, Academic Affairs Officer Shannon Mikula, Academic Affairs Administrative Associate  Casey Hoffman and Kevin Kuntz, a tax specialist in the UND Payroll Office. Photo by Jackie Lorentz.

Vis-à-vis with UND’s visa pros

April 27, 2017

UND Division of Academic Affairs streamlines appliation processes for international students and faculty

Longtime UND Center for Innovation Director Bruce Gjovig (left) shows off a UAS platform used by SkySkopes, one of  26 UAS-related startup businesses that call the Center for Innovation home. Gjovig is joined by SkySkopes CFO Dan Daffinrud (center) and the company's CEO, Matt Dunlevy. Photo by Tyler Ingham.

Funneling the UAS flock

April 27, 2017

Growing number of UAS-related companies use UND Center for Innovation for coaching and collaboration

Eggs-ellence in living and learning

Eggs-ellence in living and learning

April 27, 2017

UND’s Engineering Living & Learning Community participate in the annual Egg Drop, designed to promote fun and teamwork.

UND School of Medicine & Health Sciences' students are given technical instructionon the state-of-the-art  "da Vinci Surgical Robot" recently.  One way SMHS faculty researchers teach students is by ringing knowledge and cutting-edge technology into the classroom.  Photo by Tyler Ingahm.

On the cutting edge

April 25, 2017

UND School of Medicine & Health Sciences students get up close and personal with ‘da Vinci,’ the surgical robot

(Left to right) Andrew Allen joins Greg Syrup and Kevin Lunke as teh current leadership team behind the Dakota Venture Group—the first and only fully student-run venture fund in the nation. Photo by Tyler Ingham.

Real money, real results

April 25, 2017

UND student-run Dakota Venture Group celebrates 10 years of developing the state’s next private equity leaders

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

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

UND graduate student Mona Sohrabi conducts biomedical research in Dr. Colin Combs' lab in the School of Medicine & Health Sciences' Department of Biomedical Sciences. UND archival photo.

Research funding relapse

April 11, 2017

Proposed cut to the National Institutes of Health would have negative effect on biomedical research, health and economy of North Dakota

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

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

Judges make their way through the maze of student projects during the 2017 North Dakota State Science and Engineering Fair in UND's Memorial Union Ballroom on March 30. Photo by Tyler Ingham.

Best in state

April 5, 2017

N.D. wiz kids convene on UND campus for 2017 State Science and Engineering Fair, chances to move on to Los Angeles for nationals

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