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Hammocks on the quad

Hammocks on the quad

July 4, 2017 at

The president of the UND Hammock Initiative joins “Two Chairs” to talk about who they are and why they enjoy sleeping outside.

There he is — Mr. Relay

There he is — Mr. Relay

June 20, 2017 at

UND holds the “Mr. Relay” male pageant to promote the Relay for Life event and the awareness of cancer on campus.

UND hockey alum Carter Rowney skates for the Pittsburgh Penguins. The rookie forward became the latest University of North Dakota product to hoist the Cup after his Penguins defeated Nashville 2-0 in Game 6 of the Stanley Cup Final. Photo courtesy of UND Athletics/Jayson Hajdu.

UND Hockey’s cup runneth over

June 13, 2017 at

Carter Rowney becomes 13th alum to hoist Lord Stanley’s iconic trophy with latest Pittsburgh Penguins’ victory over the Nashville Preds

On June 1 and 2, Gregory Gefroh (left), UND executive chef, and UND Dining Services played hosted to “Forward Food, A Culinary Experience.” The training session in plant-based cuisine drew 28 participants from UND, Mayville State University, North Dakota State University, the North Dakota State College of Science and Sanford Health. Photo by Tyler Ingham.

From the earth, for the Earth

June 13, 2017 at

UND plays host to regional training session on preparing plant-based foods to help meet a growing demand

Mentors in the making

Mentors in the making

June 13, 2017 at

University of North Dakota Arts and Sciences peer mentor program helps students acclimate with their university.

UND President Kennedy leads the charge across campus for "Walk at Work" day at UND on Friday, May 26. Photo by Shawna Schill.

Walking the walk

May 30, 2017 at

President leads dozens on mile trek across campus and back again to recognize health, wellness and UND’s commitment to fighting cancer

North Dakota-Manitoba Chapter of the Association of College & Research Libraries symposium keynote speaker Stephanie Baltzer Kom, head of technical services for the North Dakota State Historical Society Archives, urged fellow librarians and research specialists to start building partnerships and strong collaborations with each other. This year
symposium was hosted by UND. Photo by Shawna Schill.

Libraries: Called to collaborate

May 23, 2017 at

Regional meeting of academic libraries shares collaborative efforts in open resources, student outreach and digitization

Tajreed Rich, a Minneapolis native, celebrates his degree from UND at the school's general commencement ceremony on Saturday, May 13, at the Alerus Center. Photo by Jackie Lorentz.

Crossing the finish line

May 16, 2017 at

Thousands of friends and family watch as their UND graduates cross the commencement state on Saturday and Sunday

Donations from the EERC employees are stacked in preparation for delivery to the Northlands Rescue Mission. The effort was spearheaded by the EERC’s Social Cause committee, which is a group of employees that volunteer within the community. The committee selects a charity each year and raises money, donates goods or volunteers their time at that organization.  Photo courtesy of EERC.

EERC on a mission for the Mission

May 16, 2017 at

Research center collects more than $10,000 in supplies for Northlands shelter

ND Academy of Science at UND

ND Academy of Science at UND

May 16, 2017 at

Annual meeting highlights student research from 6 of the 11 NDUS schools

Garrett Kovar (center with simulated baby), a unior at Red River High School, takes his turn making rounds at UND's School of Medicine and Health Sciences' 'A Day in the Life of a Medical Student. Photo by Richard Larson.

Medical students for a day

May 11, 2017 at

Area high schoolers get a taste of daily life at UND’s School of Medicine and Health Sciences

Frank Swiontek (right center), UND interim associate director for Institutional Effectiveness, discusses University data with analyst Dana Morehouse. David Flynn, chair of the UND Department of Economics and Finance; and Sean Cleary and John Mitzel, both data analysts, join them at the work table. Photo by Jackie Lorentz.

Data-driven decisions

May 11, 2017 at

UND Office of Institutional Effectiveness uses data chops to guide Strategic Plan, clean up data, and enhance student success

Paul LeBel, UND Law Dean Emeritus and former UND Provost and Law Professor gave the speech at the School of Law Commencement Ceremony. Photo by Jackie Lorentz photo.

Law School graduates 63

May 11, 2017 at

Retired UND former law dean and University provost Paul LeBel tells grads they are uniquely qualified to help heal a ‘polarized’ nation

‘One UND’ Strategic Plan rollout

‘One UND’ Strategic Plan rollout

May 11, 2017 at

Watch President Kennedy roll out UND’s new Strategic Plan

This week, UND forwarded to the State Board of Higher Education proposed tuition rates for 2017-18 that adheres to the 4-perecent ceiling mandate for in-state undergraduates and extends that same rate of increase to nonresident undergrads as well. The Board will consider UND’s proposals, along with those from the other North Dakota University System institutions, at its May 15 meeting in Bismarck. UND archival photo.

‘We need to invest in UND’

May 9, 2017 at

UND finds sympathetic voices among student leaders regarding proposed tuition rate hikes