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Homecoming hoopla!

Homecoming hoopla!

October 10, 2017

UND celebrates its 101st Homecoming with a alumni honors, a parade, tailgating and a big football win

Helping students soar

Helping students soar

October 5, 2017

New $1.5-million scholarship endowment honors late UND Aerospace benefactor James Ray

UNDAthletic Director Brian Faison, responding to two recent federa; findings that UND is and has been compliant in ensuring gender equity in its athletics programs, said the news shows that UND is "succeeding in upholding those ideals even under the most challenging budgetary circumstances." Photo by Shawna Schill.

Athletics: Fair and equitable

October 5, 2017

Federal Office for Civil Rights dismisses complaints against UND, citing no evidence of any discrimination

According to UND's official fourth-week enrollment figures, the number of new freshmen at UND rose from 1,928 to 1,939, a growth of nearly 1 percent from last fall. UND’s transfer students are up 5 percent from last year, and those seeking professional degrees have risen 4 percent.  Photo by Tyler Ingham.

Positively growing

September 21, 2017

Fourth-week enrollment data shows gains in UND freshman class, even after budget challenges

The Blackboard system used at UND is cloud-based, is scalable and requires less maintenance and downtime. It also allows faculty at different universities within the North Daktota University System to collaborate, and students taking classes from multiple institutions to access all their courses in one system. Photo by Shawna Schill.

Growing Pains for Blackboard

September 21, 2017

Cloud-based learning management system slowly improving with more features – and a few hiccups

Rolling through the city

Rolling through the city

September 19, 2017

The wheels on the bus go roUND and roUND showing off Grand Forks to freshman

Director of Student Financial Aid Janelle Kilgore, right and Student Account Operations Mgr. Chelsea Larson, left talk with a large team about student financial aid. (Jackie Lorentz photo/ UND Today)

Streamlining student services

September 14, 2017

UND One-Stop, Student Financial Aid, Student Account Services celebrate “wins” in customer service

Eternal Flame;Old Main Sphere

Climbing the ranks

September 14, 2017

Student react to breaking news from U.S. News & World Report that UND is one of the most innovative schools in the nation

(Left to right) Seth Pederson, Meloney Linder and Derek Hall are the three finalists for UND Vice President for University Relations position.

VP for University Relations Finalists visit campus Sept. 20-28

September 12, 2017

Students, faculty, staff and community members are welcome to take part in scheduled fora and provide feedback on each candidate

UND President Mark Kennedy and First Lady Debbie Kennedy played the role of good hosts to members of their former school's volleyball squad on Friday, Sept. 8. After the UND Fighting Hawks defeated the George Washington University Colonials 3-0, the First Couple took time for a photo with coaches and players from both teams. Debbie Kennedy wore a Colonials jacket over her UND green shirt to signify her and her husbanc's connection to both schools. The Kennedy's came to UND from GW in Washington, D.C.  Photo by Russ Hons, UND Athletics.

School(s) spirit

September 12, 2017

President and First Lady sport dueling colors in show of support for current and former favorite universities

UND Staff Senators and members of the Senate's Communittee Relations team (left to right) Diane Fugleberg, facilities; Patricia Reed, Chester Fritz Library and committee chair; and June Novacek, Energy & Environmental Research Center, display special hurricane relief donation buckets that are situated around campus. Not pictured  are fellow Community Relations Committee members Teri Salway, Education; and Austin Theisen, School of Medicine & Health Sciences.

UND helps after hurricanes

September 12, 2017

Staff, faculty and students lead campus efforts to support storm victims

‘Honoring those we’ve lost’

‘Honoring those we’ve lost’

September 12, 2017

UND Air Force and Army ROTC cadets commemorate the fallen on Sept. 11.

Girls flock to drone school

Girls flock to drone school

September 7, 2017

UND hosts female elementary students for a week-long UAS camp.

The first Potato Bowl USA football game took place on Sept. 24, 1966 between UND and Idaho State. It was billed as a battle between two of the largest potato-growing regions in the United States: Idaho and the Red River Valley of North Dakota and Minnesota. UND stomped Idaho State 41-0 in that first meeting. UND holds an impressive 39-12 Potato Bowl record, dating back to that first game.

All hail the mighty spud

September 5, 2017

It’s fun, food, football and more this week as the UND joins the community for the 52nd Annual Potato Bowl USA celebration

UND Chief Information Officer Madhavi Marasinghe stands in the Data Center on the UND campus. Starting September 15, Marasinghe says a new centralized unit will connect UND's IT staff and functions of CILT’s information technology support team with Administrative Services Technology. The teaching enhancement and education technology arm of CILT will be integrated into the new Teaching Transformation and Development Academy known as  TTaDA. Photo by Jackie Lorentz.

One IT for One UND

August 29, 2017

University Information Technology (UIT) formed to create more efficient campus IT experience