Around UND

Stephanie Walker, UND director of libraries and information resources (OER), looks to technology to bring power of Open Educational Resources to University students and faculty. UND estimates already it has saved students as much 1.6 million in text book cost through OER. Photo by Jackie Lorentz.

Opening minds to OER

October 25, 2016

UND estimates it’s saved students as much as $1.6M in textbook expenses through Open Education Resources initiative; summit set for Thursday

The UND Admissions Legacy Open House, now in its second year, drew about 2,000 prospective students and their families to campus last weekend. Photo by Tyler Ingham.

Selling the dream

October 25, 2016

UND plays host to 2,000 prospective students and their families over two days last week

UND Homecoming Parade

Diversity panel gets started

October 20, 2016

Group members named and convene for the time this week

UND Space Studies Associate Professor Pablo de León looks on as former UND grad student Tiffany Swarmer, wearing one of his latest versions of the UND NDX space suit system, manipulates a camera. Photo by Jackie Lorentz.

Out of this world

October 20, 2016

UND space engineer takes the spotlight at Smithsonian, shows up in centerfold of November issue of National Geographic magazine

Through his journey from student to dean — and now as a part-time graduate professor — Elbert has seen UND stay ahead of new trends in teaching and learning. Photo by Shawna Schill.

Ahead of its time

October 20, 2016

UND College of Business & Public Administration celebrates 100 years of business classes at the forefront of technology

Members of the UND Nursing Student Association march down University Avenue on campus on Saturday, Oct. 15, in the annual Homecoming Day Parade – UND’s 100th Homecoming Celebration. Homecoming Week, this year, was made even more special because of generous contributions from businesses, such as Rydell Cars, allowing expanded marketing and advertising for the centennial celebration.

Hail alma mater

October 18, 2016

UND Alumni Association and Foundation uses contribution from local business to make 100th Homecoming celebration one to remember

UND School of Medicine and Health Sciences Dean Dr. Joshua Wynne says “were it not for the strong support of the Legislature” the new SMHS building on campus would not have been possible today. Wynne spoke at the recent ribbon-cutting for the new SMHS headquarters on Friday, Oct. 14.

Dedicated to health

October 18, 2016

Investing in the future, partnerships will leave lasting legacy

Hesham El-Rewini, dean of the UND College of Engineering and Mines, expresses thanks to private donors and public leaders who shared the College’s vision to bring a Collaborative Energy Complex to UND.

Front door to collaboration

October 18, 2016

Power of collaboration drives One UND, Energy U

Minnesota Twins President Dave St. Peter, a UND alum, accepts his Sioux Award from DeAnna Carlson Zink, CEO of the UND Alumni Association and Foundation. The Sioux Award is the highest award that can be given to UND alumni.

Lives of achievement

October 18, 2016

Minnesota Twins President St. Peter headlines a distinguished list of Sioux Award, Young Alumni recognitions for 2016

North Dakota State Board of Higher Education President Kathleen Neset and NDUS Chancellor Hagerott bestow the chain of office on UND President Mark Kennedy on Monday, Oct. 10, at the Chester Fritz Auditorium.
As One UND, we will continue to advance new frontiers.

New leader, new frontiers

October 13, 2016

Mark Kennedy inaugurated as UND’s 12th president, sets bold course for future

President Kennedy visited the campus September 25, 1963. He received an honorary Doctor of Laws degree and presented a speech on the need to conserve natural resources. A crowd of 10,000 filled the UND Fieldhouse, and thousands more waited outside for a glimpse of the president. The UND seal is in the background.

JFK revisited

October 13, 2016

Mark Kennedy taps into late U.S. President’s legacy of unity in call for campus to come together as ‘One UND’

UND Tolerance Rally in Front of Twamley Hall.

Getting back on track

October 13, 2016

Strong partnerships abound across campus to facilitate strength through diversity, inclusion and unity

A record crowd of 11,706 UND hockey fans packed the Ralph Engelstad Arena on Oct. 1 to see their favorite team raise its eight National Championship banner. Photo by Shawna Schill.

Raise 8

October 5, 2016

UND Men’s Hockey raises the roof with eighth National Championship flag before huge exhibition-game crowd.

UND student Brooke Riendeau (left), with the Grand Forks Mobile Farmers Market, and colleague Hannah Harman chat with UND employees on Tuesday, Sept. 13, near the UND Memorial Union. Riendeau and Harman helped operate the mobile farmers market out of an old-style trolley car. Photo by Jackie Lorentz.

Market on wheels

October 5, 2016

UND nursing student teams with local proprietors to bring fresh veggies and other healthy consumables to campus in an old-style trolley car.

Samantha Howard, a third-year law student and tested quarterback for the women’s team came back for the 2016 Malpractice Bowl after suffering an injury last year. Photo courtesy of Daniel Yun/Dakota Student.

Bowled over

October 5, 2016

The annual football tilt between the Law School and the SMHS is a series steeped in history and tradition even though few really know for sure when it actually started.