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UND student leaders recently signed a contract – in alliance with North Dakota State University  – with Civitas’ Degree Map, an online system through which students and their advisors can input particular degree goals, restrictions and requirements to create a flexible roadmap to a timely graduation.  Photo by Shawna Schill/UND Today.

Degree: planned

March 1, 2018

New degree planner software takes the guesswork out of charting a path to timely UND graduation

Take this job — and love it!

Take this job — and love it!

March 1, 2018

Hundreds of student take advantage of career fairs on campus to engage with numerous employers at one time and place

UND President Mark Kennedy dropped by the Spirit Week “Pay It Forward” table on Wednesday afternoon. One of the table attendants, UND Student Ambassador Allie Harvey (left), was notified just a couple of hours later that she had been randomly chosen for a $5,000 Spirit Week/Giving Hearts Day scholarship. Photo courtesy of Sam Melquist/UND Alumni Association & Foundation.

5 days of philanthropic ‘Thanks’

February 27, 2018

Six more students awarded $5,000 donor-supported scholarships during UND Spirit Week

UND Associate Professor of Atmospheric Sciences Fred Remer recently expanded his teaching from on-campus to online in order to keep serving the next generation of pilots and weather experts.  Photo by  Connor Murphy/UND Today.

Online and upward

February 27, 2018

Prof makes inroads toward digital education delivery, advises balance between on-campus/distance learning

Nocturnal spinning

Nocturnal spinning

February 27, 2018

Tuesdays at the Wellness Center are for Night Ride classes — fast-paced cycling to heart-thumping jams amid neon lights

UND is unveiling a revamped Honors pgoram. What they’ve crafted is a program that’s not only more relevant and flexible for students, but also one that branches out across disciplines on campus. Photo by  Tyler Ingham/UND Today.

New approaches for Honors

February 22, 2018

Revamped UND program presents two new pathways for student success

Trivia night

Trivia night

February 22, 2018

Intellectual gloves come off as students, staff, faculty and administrators vie for BMOC (Brainiac Master Of Campus)

Stephanie Walker, Dean of Libraries & Information Resources, demonstrates how the MagicBox works. The display unit for art, artifacts, rare books, and physical objects will allow the user to touch the screen and page through books, and steam video. The MagicBox will have a Grand Opening of the first digital exhibit of Elwyn B. Robinson's History of North Dakota: A Multimedia Exhibit Wednesday, February 21, from 4-6p.m. at the Chester Fritz Library.         (Jackie Lorentz photo/ UND Today)

‘MagicBox’ reveals future of history

February 20, 2018

UND library’s cutting-edge multimedia display features digitized work of famed North Dakota historian; public open house set for Wednesday

Jack Marcil, longtime UND donor and founder of regional media giant Forum Communication, took advantage of the North Dakota Higher Education Challenge Fund, which, for every $2 given by a donor, matches it with another dollar.  Marcil says he attributes his success to his UND education. Image courtesy of Jack Marcil.

Endowing the future

February 20, 2018

New endowments at UND Law strengthen school, benefit students

UND's Sara Kaiser (left) and Donna Smith are heading up a student survey, which launches Feb. 19, on demographics, sexual violence, and diversity and inclusion. The more students respond, they say, the richer  and more useful the information will be in the end. Photo by Tyler Ingham/UND Today.

Talking about tough topics

February 15, 2018

Student survey on sexual violence, diversity and inclusion launches Feb. 19 in quest to ensure welcoming campus

Going for gold

Going for gold

February 15, 2018

With the 2018 Winter Games under way, UND has Olympic fever. Here’s wishing our UND Olympians good luck in PyeongChang

UND Alumni Association & Foundation CEO DeAnna Carlson Zink (middle) presents Jace Dukart (left) and Shelby Stoltz (right) with their Giving Hearts Day scholarship checks, made possible by donor gifts and a match from Dakota Medical Foundation. Image courtesy of Sam Melquist/UND Alumni Association & Foundation.

Overflowing with support

February 13, 2018

UND donors use Giving Hearts Day to pump up more than a dozen major student scholarships

Aerospace Day

All eyes on the skies

February 6, 2018

All eyes skyward at John D. Odegard School of Aerospace Science Community Day with new generations dreaming of futures in aviation

With the return of the computer science department to the College of Engineering and Mines, the North Dakota State Board of Higher Education approved a proposal to combine departments into a new School of Electrical Engineering & Computer Science in December. Photo by Tyler Ingham?UND Today.

Engineering’s new era

February 1, 2018

Dean: added school, labs and degrees forecast ‘bright skies ahead’ for College

Foerster, a native of Pisek, N.D., and a doctoral student in chemical engineering, is working to convert waste products from soybeans into high-value carbon fiber, which is stronger and more stiff than steel, yet lighter. It’s used in planes, cars, and even golf clubs. He took first place in the recent three Minute Thesis Competition at UND.  Photo by Shawna Schill/UND Today.

Rapid-fire research

February 1, 2018

UND grad students pull out best ‘elevator pitches’ at Three-Minute Thesis Competition