Arts & Culture

Revamped focus on diversity and inclusion

Revamped focus on diversity and inclusion

August 4, 2020 at

Change in Essential Studies program delivers intercultural knowledge and skills to better serve students

UND Writers Conference wins federal grant, makes plans for fall sessions

UND Writers Conference wins federal grant, makes plans for fall sessions

June 23, 2020 at

While planning for 2021’s 52nd annual conference, organizers also look to Fall 2020 for author engagements

The University of North Dakota has decided to reopen the long-time nine-hole course and driving range, immediately south of the main campus, as a multiuse activity area that will host public recreational golf, some UND Athletics events and a bold new proposal for autonomous systems research, education and training, as early as the fall of 2019.

Fore! Golf returns to Ray Richards

June 12, 2020 at

Nine-hole recreational course reopens to public for first time in nearly four years; family is happy namesake’s legacy lives on

From left to right: Siri Andre, Mohammed Boukhsheem and Chialin Chang.

Coping with a pandemic while far from home

April 23, 2020 at

UND’s support helps, but international students who’ve stayed in Grand Forks face special challenges, the students and their advocates say

UND Theatre brings ‘Pump Boys and Dinettes’ to Empire Arts Center in downtown Grand Forks

UND Theatre brings ‘Pump Boys and Dinettes’ to Empire Arts Center in downtown Grand Forks

February 25, 2020 at

With the 1950s Americana musical, UND Theatre puts on first performance ever at the Empire Arts Center

Trom-boning up for national TV appearance

Trom-boning up for national TV appearance

February 20, 2020 at

UND Trombone Choir featured on Food Network’s March 8 Girl Meets Farm TV show

Shawn Graham's book "Failing Gloriously and other essays" chronicles the author's personal failures as a commentary on societal views of shortcomings. The University of North Dakota Digital Press published the book this month. Photo courtesy of the Digital Press.

On failure: New book from UND’s Digital Press explores falling short

December 17, 2019 at

Failure in academia is often discussed only in whispers, but Shawn Graham has talked and written about it for years

Put together by 19 students in Sarah Heitkamp's Intro to Fine Arts class, a new exhibit at the Empire Arts Center explores the nonrepresentational monoprints of George Starcher, UND's seventh president. Photo by Dima Williams/UND Today.

Starcher art: Exhibit celebrates former UND President George Starcher’s art

December 10, 2019 at

Guided by Sarah Heitkamp, the student-curated exhibit showcases nonrepresentational art through Starcher’s monoprints

The 11th Pride of the North Band Day on Saturday attracted 640 high school musicians from 30 area schools. Robert Brooks, UND Pride of the North Band director, held a practice session with the participants at the Alerus Center before UND's football game with Northern Colorado. Photo by Patrick C. Miller/UND Today.

Pride of the North Band Day comes back big

November 19, 2019 at

Some 640 high school students from 30 area communities take part

Donovan Widmer, chair of UND's Department of Art & Design, explores the Western ideals of beauty in his new exhibit at the North Dakota Museum of Art. Photo by Patrick C. Miller/UND Today

How do we know beauty is only skin deep?

October 31, 2019 at

UND’s Donovan Widmer opens art exhibit at North Dakota Museum of Art

The North Dakota Clothesline Project, a somber annual tradition at the University of NOrth Dakota, moved to the UND Wellness Center last Wednesday and Thursday, as its usual home setting the UND Memorial Union is currently undergoing a complete reconstruction. Connor Murphy/UND Today.

UND takes a stand against violence

October 15, 2019 at

CVIC, CVIC at UND give 2019 Peacemaker Award to Grand Forks Associate Superintendent of Schools Jody Thompson

UND Art Collections manager Sarah Heitkamp holds a collage by Madelyn Camrud as the two talk about the piece, which is part of the Her Votes Count exhibition opening today at the Empire Arts Center in downtown Grand Forks. Photo by Dima Williams/UND Today.

Votes for Women: Art exhibit celebrates 19th Amendment

October 3, 2019 at

UND Art Collections puts on an exhibit to mark 100-year anniversary of women’s suffrage

University of North Dakota costume designer and instructor, Camilla Morrison stands next to the display of her work, Nightmares are Dreams, Too, at the Prague Quadrennial this June. Image courtesy of Camilla Morrison.

A dream fulfilled

August 20, 2019 at

UND costumer Camilla Morrison presents work at prestigious international festival

Archival image.

Memorial Union: Dawn of new era at UND

July 16, 2019 at

President Wynne shepherds revised plan to decrease student impact of funding new student center; State Board gives go-ahead

Celebrating 136 years of UND, this year's Founders Day honored faculty, staff and the Memorial Union, which will be replaced by a new campus hub. Archival image.

Fond farewell to Memorial Union — ‘Heart of UND’

July 16, 2019 at

At most recent Founders Day, associate dean of students Cassie Gerhardt captured what Memorial Union meant to many