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UND Dean of Libraries Stephanie Walker looks on as UND President Mark Kennedy signs a copy of his book, "Shapeholders: Business Success in the Age of Activism," for the library's Special Collections. Photo courtesy of Brian Baier.

Presidential pages

August 1, 2017

UND leader hands over signed copy of new book to Special Collections Department

Did You Know?: UND’s Ceramic Periodic Table

Did You Know?: UND’s Ceramic Periodic Table

August 1, 2017

At the University of North Dakota, the phrase “Arts and Sciences” can sometimes take on a whole new meaning

UND’s ScanEagle instructor crew gathers for a photo during a May 2017 flight. Left to right: Erin Roesler, Trey Langaas, Paul Snyder, James Moe, and Alex Volberding. Photo courtesy of Paul Snyder.

Another first in flight for Odegard School

July 25, 2017

University of North Dakota UAS degree first to be accredited under newly formed criteria

Loren Liepold, technical director for UND Theatre Arts, leads students through a hands-on set-building exercise. It's just one example of the high-impact practices UND wants to foster. Photo by Jackie Lorentz.

HIP to learning

July 25, 2017

UND College of Arts & Sciences educators attend institute on high-impact learning practices

Manager of Sustainability and Energy in UND Facilities Management, Michael Nord, works to boost campus recycling awareness and save energy by focusing on building automation, energy efficiency, and getting the most from heating and cooling dollars. Photo by Tyler Ingham.

New recycling guru talks trash

July 25, 2017

Michael Nord: Choosing sustainability strategies over the garbage can makes cents

Drones enhance student research

Drones enhance student research

July 25, 2017

The College of Engineering & Mines has partnered with Grand Sky and SkySkopes in an effort to enrich the student learning experience

Creating a fantastic Fighting Hawks football game-day experience is the goal of a newly launched 31-person committee of alumni from across the nation.

Fan-tastic experience

July 18, 2017

Group focuses on forming ‘awesome atmosphere’ for Fighting Hawks football

UND One-Stop is just as the name implies -- a first stop for students and families to ask questions about financial aid and billing. One-Stop, Student Account Services and Student Financial Aid have spearheaded two process improvement projects that will help them better utilize student data and enhance their staff collaboration.  Photo by Tyler Ingham.

A better flow

July 18, 2017

Units come together to leverage services and better aid students with financial aid

Math Graduate Teaching Assistant Jarod Olson leads his summer pre-calculus focus group through a real-world math problem. Olson helped develop a new new curriculum that will be integrated when UND’s Math Active Learning Lab (MALL) opens in O’Kelly Hall this fall. Photo by Tyler Ingham.

New math

July 18, 2017

UND uses summer classes to test novel way of teaching through Math Active Learning Lab

UND Provost Tom DiLorenzo leads discussion among a new UND group knonw as TTADA , which will pull together the units now known as the Center for Instructional and Learning Technologies, the Office of Instructional Development, Office of Extended Learning and Learning & Development, as well as Joan Hawthorne, director of assessment and regional accreditation. The academy is the result of yearlong discussions between the units and the Provost's Office.

Academy of transformation

July 11, 2017

TTADA (Tadah!) sounds magical but its goal to spread enhanced teaching expertise is anything but smoke and mirrors

In full bloom

In full bloom

July 11, 2017

UND landscapers bring campus to life in the spring, and their efforts are enjoyed late into the summer.

The UND Department of Computer Science made the move back to its original academic home, the College of Engineering and Mines, on July 1.  Despite the move, the department will remain in its current space, using classrooms and labs as currently assigned, however, all administrative aspects of running the department were transferred to tje College of Engineering on July 1. There will be no disruption of teaching or research activities that are currently planned.

Computer science makes its move

July 4, 2017

UND Department returns to traditional home in the College of Engineering and Mines

Hammocks on the quad

Hammocks on the quad

July 4, 2017

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

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

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