Arts & Culture

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

THE VOICE -- "Blind Auditions" -- Pictured: Jozy Bernadette -- (Photo by: Tyler Golden/NBC)

UND alumna finds her ‘Voice’

March 21, 2017

Self-proclaimed small-town girl from Grand Forks makes national name for herself as a contest on hit NBC talent search

Write time, right place

Write time, right place

March 16, 2017

UND campus gears up to host national and local authors and artists for annual Writers Conference next week

UND President Mark R. Kennedy stands next to the replica of his painting he did in 1965 (check year? ) hanging outside the Presidents office. I think we figured he was about 12 years old). Kennedy's orginal canavas painting is on display at the Empire Art Center along with art  exhibits from other UND Presidents. Not all orginials are on display. Also facultyexhibtions include hats designed for theatre costumes by UND First Lady Debbie Kennedy.

Collections with a connection

March 14, 2017

UND Art Collections celebrates artists with connections to North Dakota including four former school presidents and the current president, Mark Kennedy

Emily Taylor with her "lace" collar that she made ouf a bicycle inner tube. Taylor designed and made the "lace" collar which won her an award.

Designing woman

March 10, 2017

UND Theatre Arts grad student Emily Taylor talks about her prestigious scholarship and amazing costuming work

Emily Taylor shows off her "lace" collar that she made out of a bicycle tire inner tube. Taylor, a UND Theatre Arts master's degree student, used her "trash to treasure" style to win a prestigious scholarship to a stagecraft school in Las Vegas. Photo by Jackie Lorentz.

Trash to treasure garners prestigious theatre scholarship

February 21, 2017

Emily Taylor’s innovative designs on display starting tonight for opening of ‘The Nether’ at Burtness Lab Theater

UND President Mark Kennedy stands next to a replica of his painting he completed as a boy in the 1960s. The piece hangs outside his office on the third floor of Twamley Hall. Kennedy's original canavas painting is on display at the UND Art Collections at the Empire Art Center along with art  from past UND Presidents. Photo by Jackie Lorentz.

The Presidential Palette

February 21, 2017

Creative flair of UND presidents – past and present – to be part of new exhibition on regional art

Ciciley Littlewolf, a second-year medical student  at UND's School of Medicine & Health Sciences, is part of the Indians Into Medicine program, which assists American Indian students from middle school through medical school.
Littlewolf is from the Northern Cheyenne Reservation in southeastern Montana. Photo by Jackie Lorentz.

Set to succeed

February 16, 2017

UND’s INMED students bask in support from middle school to medical school