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Finalists for the position of Vice President for University Relations will visit campus and take part in open fora April 9-18. The are (left to right) Tom Hutton, Joseph A. Brennan, and Lisa Van Riper.

VP for University Relations finalists’ visits set

April 5, 2018

Open fora will take place on campus for each of the three finalists for lead University communicator

Jed M. Shivers, UND's newly named vice president for finance & operations/chief operating officer, comes to UND from the Albert Einstein College of Medicine (Bronx, N.Y.), where he has served associate dean for finance and administration for the last 11 years.  Prior to that he spent 24 years at Medical Schools in such places as the University of California San Francisco, Yale University, University of Miami and Stanford University. Image courtesy of Jed Shivers.

Shivers named next Vice President for Finance & Operations/Chief Operating Officer

April 3, 2018

Associate dean at Bronx, N.Y.-based Albert Einstein College of Medicine hopes to start new UND role as early as May 15

The 12-member UND Parking & Transportation Advisory Committee also is looking for ways to simplify parking for the roughly 10,000 student, staff and faculty permit holders who drive to and from campus each day. UND archival image.

Parking under the microscope

March 29, 2018

Campus advisory committee tackling University’s most vexing transportation issues

The finalists to the next dean of the College of Business & Public Administration are (left to right ) Darrell Radson, Amy Henley and Dave Harris. Their campus visits will take place April 4-9.

Business & Public Administration dean finalists’ visits set

March 29, 2018

Open forums will take place on campus for each of the three finalists for dean of College

During her visit to UND on Monday, Amy Whitney, the lone finalist to be the next direct of of the UND Center for Innovation, recognized the important role of mentoring programs, internships and experiential learning opportunities in creating a forward-looking educational environment. Photo by Tyler Ingham/UND Today.

Center for Innovation finalist outlines vision

March 20, 2018

Entrepreneurship programs head at Clark University (Worcester, Mass.) touts student training and community partnerships

steam plant, night, lights, summer, 2013

Full steam ahead … almost

March 15, 2018

UND signs predevelopment agreement for potential new steam plant in different location

Amy Whitney, associate director of the Innovation & Entrepreneurship Program at Clark University in Worcester, Mass., was one of six candidates interviewed for direct of the UND Center for Innovation, and is the only candidate to be invited for on-campus interviews. Image courtesy of Amy Whitney/Tyler Ingham.

Center for Innovation finalist to visit March 19

March 15, 2018

Amy Whitney currently is director of innovation & entrepreneurship at Clark University in Massachusetts

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.

Three set to interview for VPFO

March 15, 2018

Visits for finalists to succeed Alice Brekke as vice president of finance and operations slated between March 20-26

Forty-seven teams—over 2,500 students, teachers, parents and mentors, and the public—from five upper Midwest states jammed into the Alerus Center in Grand Forks for three days recently for the FIRST Robotics Midwest Regional, hosted by UND's Center for Innovation. Image courtesy of the Center for Innovation.

Teen teams duke it out—collaboratively

March 13, 2018

UND Center for Innovation plays big role at FIRST Robotics Midwest Regional competition in Grand Forks

In the spirit

In the spirit

March 13, 2018

Late February means Spirit Week, when students show school pride by thanking donors and celebrating UND’s founding

By the numbers

By the numbers

March 8, 2018

North Dakota native Laura Block named head financial officer at School of Medicine & Health Sciences

Casey Kohs (right), a master's student in English, explains her research, “Out of the Woods,” during Graduate Research Achievement Day 2018. She was one of more than 150 graduate students sharing their research, scholarship and creative activity. Photo by Jackie Lorentz/UND Today

Graduate student gravitas

March 8, 2018

GRAD 2018 fosters interdisciplinary collaboration & communication, showcases research enterprise

Celebrating service

Celebrating service

March 8, 2018

UND honors its outstanding faulty, staff, departments, advisers, researchers and retirees for their dedication

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.

Making the mascot

March 6, 2018

Student-led Mascot Committee named, begins process of shaping new Fighting Hawks ‘head of hype’

Building-block bonanza

Building-block bonanza

March 6, 2018

UND and the 2018 FIRST LEGO League State Championship hosted 55 teams of young engineers showing off their skills in robotics