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UND’s new mission statement was approved by the State Board of Higher Education on April 26.  UND archival photo.

Deeper analysis to get it right

February 9, 2017

UND deans given more time to work with Executive Council on budget proposals that support the University’s Strategic Plan

Today, President Mark Kennedy plans to expand on UND’s unique revenue positioning within the University System as well as other important state decisions that will have an impact on the University, during the annual meeting of the University Council, at 3 p.m., in Room 7 of the Education Building. UND archival photo.

Finding efficiency through centralization

February 9, 2017

UND begins process of developing service center model for more effective campus services

UND's Pride of the North Band marches down University during the 2016 Homecoming Day Parade on campus. Photo by Shawna Schill.

Pride-a-palooza

February 9, 2017

UND Pride of the North completes new-uniform drive in grand style

UND Professor of Educational Leadership Margaret "Margi" Healy (left) is working with Odella Fuqua, UND director of resource planning & allocation, to make the University's transition to a brand-new budget model, known as MIRA, easier and more understandable for the campus community.  Photo by Jackie Lorentz.

Q&A: Making sense of MIRA

February 9, 2017

UND’s resident budget ambassadors peel back the mystery of the new incentive-based model

As part of a recent simulation hosted by the UND College of Nursing & Professional Disciplines, students were asked to assume varying family roles and maneuver the intricacies of making ends meet when there is not enough resources to go around. Photo by Tyler Ingham.

Into the poverty line

February 7, 2017

Students get crash course in what it’s like to not make ends meet in simulation designed to develop more societal empathy

Kids love building with Legos, but THESE kids built Lego Robots! Watch ND 5th Graders test their creations in the FLL Qualifier Tournament sponsored by the University of North Dakota Engineering and Mines.

UND hosts young engineers at LEGO robotics tourney

February 7, 2017

Kids love building with blocks, but these aspiring North Dakota innovators take it to another level

Emily Holth is the owner and founder of Sustainable Solution Services, a professional conflict resolution firm based in Grand Forks. The firm was chosen by an advisory committee after the ombuds position was vacated. Photo by Tyler Ingham.

Positive results

February 2, 2017

UND contracts with local service to get ahead of interpersonal differences before they become conflicts

UND President Mark Kennedy and the University Executive Council released a joint statement today about a budgetary process that will impact all areas of campus—from administration to athletics to staff to academic units. It reflects current financial realities facing UND and follows budget proposals for state funding 20 percent lower than last biennium. UND archival photo.

UND statement: Riding the rapids to smoother currents

January 31, 2017

President and Executive Committee detail process moving forward to address budget cutting and strategic investments

involvement expo

UND students spring into involvement

January 31, 2017

UND Students eager to get involved at the Spring 2017 Student Involvement Expo

UND Student Body President Brandon Beyer goes over proposals for a renovated and expanded Memorial Union. Students will go to the polls April 12 to consider an increase in semester fees to fund the roughly $98 million project.  Photo by Jackie Lorentz.

Coulee to Columbia

January 26, 2017

UND looks to revitalize ‘heart of Grand Forks’ along University Avenue

With honors

With honors

January 19, 2017

UND’s Phi Beta Kappa, the nation’s most prestigious honor society, celebrates legacy of dedication to best and brightest

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