Around UND

(Front to back) Body Graff, Maple Grove, Minn.; Luke Schurtz, Chicago; and Max Lambrecht, Shakopee, Minn., check out the inner workings of new Piper Archer II single-engine aircraft on display during a recent open house put on by UND Aerospace. Eventually, the flight school estimates it could have as many as 65 of the new Archer aircraft available for student training. Photo by Jackie Lorentz.

Refining the fleet

November 29, 2016

UND Aerospace expected to change out more than half of its existing training aircraft with new Piper Archers

Order in the court

Order in the court

November 29, 2016

UND’s Mock Trial team has only been on campus three years, but it’s consistently a competitive player on the national stage

What are you Thankful for?

What are you Thankful for?

November 22, 2016

UND students pause to reflect on what the Thanksgiving holiday truly means to them

Bruce Horwitz, a national expert on substance abuse screening and intervention, addresses an audience of North Dakota behavioral healthcare professionals on Monday, Nov. 14, at the Alerus Center in Grand Forks. Photo courtesy of Thomasine Heitkamp.

Making a difference

November 16, 2016

UND Nursing hosts workshop for state behavioral health professionals on reducing substance abuse in their communities

UND Football coach Kyle “Bubba” Schweigert and UND President Mark Kennedy (right) are surrounded by celebrating Fighting Hawks players after they came from behind to stun the Northern Arizona Lumber Jacks Saturday, Nov. 12, to earn the team’s first Big Sky Conference Championship in football in school history. Photo by Shawna Schill.

We are the champions

November 15, 2016

UND Fighting Hawks teams win not one but two Big Sky Conference titles in one day, and in thrilling fashion, on Saturday

UND Aerospace’s Kim Kenville (left) and Dean Paul Lindseth cut the ribbon, signifying partial completion of a major project to replace the Flight School’s concrete aircraft parking areas surrounding the Flight Operations Center at the Grand Forks International Airport. UND will seek additional funding to complete the project in the next biennium. Photo by Shawna Schill.

On solid ground

November 15, 2016

UND Aerospace thanks legislators for funding partial completion of major repairs to aircraft parking ramps at the airport

Maridee Shogren, of the College of Nursing & Professional Disciplines, listens to a point from UND Student Body Vice President Blake Andert, with Stacey Borboa-Peterson, director of Multicultural Programs & Services, looking on in the background, during a work session for the UND Strategic Planning Committee. Photo by Shawna Schill.

Core Values bring us closer to OneUND

November 10, 2016

Message to the campus from the Co-chairs of the University’s Strategic Planning Committee

UND sophomore forward Mike Gornall takes a shot on Minnesota goal tender Eric Schierhorn at Mariucci Arena Saturday night on the campus of the University of Minnesota in Minneapolis. This past weekend’s two-game series was the first time in three years that the two teams had faced off in a game. Photo by Russ Hons/ UND Athletics.

Rivalry renewed

November 10, 2016

UND and Minnesota men’s hockey teams resume their storied cold war after a three-year hiatus with two instant classics in Minneapolis

Flags numbering 1,160 fly in front of UND’s Memorial Union. Each one represents a military-affiliated UND student or dependent. The flag display coincides with Veterans Day, which is Friday, Nov. 11, and with the celebration of Nontraditional Student Week at UND. Photo by Richard Larson.

Salute to Veterans

November 10, 2016

UND is paying tribute to students who’ve serve the country this week with a flurry of red, white and blue in front of the Memorial Union

Back row (standing) from left to right: Joni Tweeten (Clinical Instructor), Hannah Hagen, Erika Jensen, Gabrielle Lipelt, Lt. Don Rasmuson (UND Police), and Samantha Johnoff. Front row from left to right: Cameron Cuthbert, Paige Melin, Kayle Julin, Ashley Bolsis, and Cheyenne Thorne. Photo by Richard Larson.

Drop in the bucket

November 3, 2016

UND Nursing students take back unused, expired meds while educating on prescription drug abuse

Nicole Allen, director of open education for Scholarly Publishing and Academic Resources Coalition (SPARC) has travelled the world, to more than 200 institutions, to explain why Open Educational Resources are critical for higher education. She spoke at a North Dakota University System event at UND on Oct. 27.

Summit of savings

November 1, 2016

UND displays its Open Education Resources leadership as host of NDUS summit on textbook alternatives for students

UND Interim Vice President for Academic Affairs leads a brain-storming session for the University’s Strategic Planning Process. Betting is co-chair of the Strategic Planning Committee, with Dana Harsell, chair of the University Senate. Photo by Shawna Schill.

Setting the course

October 27, 2016

Strategic planning moves forward on campus with the aim of making UND the premier flagship University on the Northern Plains

UND accounting student and standout volleyball player Chelsea Moser sorts coats that have been donated for delivery to children on the Spirit Lake Reservation in North Dakota. Photo by Shawna Schill.

Warmer side of accounting

October 27, 2016

UND business students collect hundreds of coats for American Indian kids as part of class that preaches service, blends ethics with cold-hard numbers

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