Arts & Culture

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

Getting into character

Getting into character

July 18, 2017

UND First Lady Debbie Kennedy’s costume designs brought recent Shakespeare in the Park performances to life

UND President Mark Kennedy and T.C. Bear get ready for the start of the Twins’ game against the Baltimore Orioles on Friday, July 7.

Twins win with UND

July 11, 2017

Fighting Hawks’ green and white mixed nicely with the colors of Minnesota’s Major Leaguers for UND Night at Target Field

Famed author Salmon Rushdie (left), was the headliner for the 2008 UND Writers Conference, the Upper Midwest's signature literary event now in its 49th year, recently was funded for a fifth-straight year by the National Endowment for the Arts.

Writers Conference: Funds found, funds kept?

June 27, 2017

Fifth NEA grant, secured by UND’s Crystal Alberts for the Upper Great Plains’ signature literary event, threatened by federal budget cuts

Stephanie Murry, North Dakota Shakespeare Producing Artist Director, is bringing professional theatre to Grand Forks with an outdoor production of "Romeo and Juliet" June 13-18 in Town Square Park. Photo by Jackie Lorentz.

Shakespeare on the Red

June 13, 2017

Thespians to stage classical theatre along Grand Forks Greenway — with support from UND, community and First Lady Debbie Kennedy

From astronomy and aviation textbooks to nursing and health care and everything in between, UND faculty had a productive year in 2016-17.

Author, author!

June 6, 2017

Faculty find balance between work, pleasure with new books that intersect personal interests and academics

UND senior Curtis Longtime Sleeping has been awarded a U.S. State Department Critical Language Scholarship to study in Korea. Photo by Shawna Schill.

Gift for language, connection to culture

June 6, 2017

UND undergrad parlays love of words into prestigious communication scholarship

May the Fourth be with U…ND

May the Fourth be with U…ND

May 4, 2017

Which Star Wars character are you? Here’s how University of North Dakota students answered the question on May the 4th.

Pomp and pageantry of the Powwow

Pomp and pageantry of the Powwow

May 2, 2017

UND played host to the 47th Annual Timeout Week and Timeout Wacipi in April, and honored longtime Director of American Indian Student Services Leigh Jeannotte.

(Left to Right) Bailey Bubach, faculty and professional advisor for petroleum engineering from Grand Forks; Rehan Ali Mohammed, petroleum engineering master’s student from Hyderabad, India; Maram Al-Sayaghi, a chemical engineering doctoral student from Sana’a, Yemen; and Mehdi Ostadhassan, assistant professor of petroleum engineering, a native of Iran. Photo by Richard Larson.

Q&A: Four from four

April 27, 2017

What members of UND’s Muslim community want others to know

John Cariani has been featured in Broadway plays, network television programs and films as well as being an accomplished playwright.  His most well-known work for stage is "Almost, Maine" – one of the most widely produced plays in America in the past decade.

Broadway and screen actor Cariani coming to UND

April 20, 2017

Public conversation and acting workshops set for May 1-2 at Burtness Theatre

The Time-Out Week and Wacipi is a two-part effort of the UND Indian Association (UNDIA) and the Indian Studies Association (ISA). The Time-Out Week, which will run April 18-20, features educational programming, focusing this year on the theme of “Resilience.”  Admission to the Wacipi is $8 per day or $14 for the weekend; admission is free to children 5 and under, seniors 60 and older, and UND students (must show current student ID). Wristbands must be worn at all times. UND archival photo.

‘Time-Out’ for Wacipi

April 13, 2017

UND’s annual Time-Out Week, which runs April 18-20, features educational programming, focusing this year on the theme of ‘Resilience’

Marimba magic

Marimba magic

April 5, 2017

95-year-old former UND professor Tamar Read donated tickets so students could see a world renowned musician

Pulitzer Prize-winning author Viet Thanh Nguyen (right) answers a question at a panel discussion Wednesday, March 22, at the 2017 Writers Conference.  The event was held in the Memorial Union Ballroom.  Also participating in the panel were poet Mai Der Vang (center) and moderator Paul Sum (left).  Sum is a UND professor of political science and public administration. Photo by Richard Larson.

Unchained voices

March 28, 2017

UND Writers Conference shares diverse stories of finding community and identity in America

Dakota Krout poses with an electronic version of one of his fantasy genre novels, "Dungeon Born." Photo by Jackie Lorentz.

Programmer pens second book in fantasy series

March 23, 2017

Latest work by UND Computer Science student Dakota Krout has spent weeks atop genre lists on Amazon