Arts & Culture

UND President Mark Kennedy visits with attendees of the annual Thanksgiving dinner for retirees event, held recently in the Memorial Union Ballroom. Pictured left to right, are Kay Roch, Larry Roch, Richard Olson, Jan Olson. Special to UND Today by Richard Larson.

Catching up with friends

November 16, 2017

UND’s annual Thanksgiving dinner of retirees draws about 250 for feast and fellowship

Cinematic comedy star Cheech Marin and his renowned Chicano art collection took center stage in UND's Hughes Fine Arts Center’s Campbell Recital Hall on Thursday, Nov. 9.  Photo by Connor Murphy/UND Today.

Different side of Cheech

November 14, 2017

Impassioned arts collector of 1980s cinematic fame offers more serious take on Chicano culture, perspective

Panelists for the premiere of "The Mission of Herman Stern" (left to right) Carl Oberholtzer, co-producer and historical contributor for the documentary;  Art Philips, the film’s director and manager of Video Arts Studios; and Steve Hunegs, executive director of the Jewish Community Relations Council of Minnesota and the Dakotas; talks about the life and actions of late North Dakota businessman Herman Stern, who saved 125 Jewish people from certain death in Nazi Germany. Photo by Connor Murphy/UND Today.

A story untold too long

November 14, 2017

UND groups help bring premiere of ‘The Mission of Herman Stern’ to Grand Forks’ Empire Arts Center

The timeless musical, Wizard of Oz, runs at UND’s Burtness Theatre, starting at 7:30 p.m., from Nov. 9-11 and 16-18, with special guest appearances and a splash of community and campus collaborations.  Image courtesy of UND Theatre Arts.

Off to see the Wizard

November 9, 2017

Theatre Arts newest production of Frank L. Baum’s classic, ‘Oz,’ is a community-wide endeavor

Farmed comic actor Cheech Marin will present a lecture at 5 p.m., Thursday, Nov. 9, at UND, about his expansive collection of so-called Chicano art, and his advocacy for minority artists, at the Campbell Recital Hall within the Hughes Fine Arts Center on campus. Image courtesy of Patrick McMullan.

UND welcomes Cheech Marin for Chicano art lecture

November 2, 2017

Famed comedian — one half of mad-cap duo Cheech and Chong — has nation’s largest private collection devoted to Mexican-American heritage

Cultural connections through Accounting

Cultural connections through Accounting

November 2, 2017

Mike Hendrickson’s ‘Ethics and Self Responsibility’ course bring out human side of numbers-crunching

For the past 22 years, the Clothesline Project, as it’s known, has been a powerful staple on campus during these weeks of action, chock full of awareness activities and devoted to violence and sexual assault prevention. Photo by Connor Murphy/UND Today.

Solemn reflection, on the line

October 24, 2017

In a deliberate twist on tradition, UND begins ‘It’s on Us’ week of action with rally and march

Arne Brekke

Everybody loves Arne

October 24, 2017

Steward of UND Norwegian history collection celebrates 90th birthday with milestone endowment gift

Stars on ice

Stars on ice

October 24, 2017

UND-Gophers hockey was the weekend’s hottest ticket, with a touch of Hollywood on top

Elizabeth Fenn, who chaired the history department at the University of Colorado-Boulder and is on research leave from there, is a graduate of Duke and Yale Universities, and spent eight years working as an auto mechanic before returning to Yale to complete her doctorate.  Photo by Jan Orvik.

At the heart of the world

October 12, 2017

Pulitzer Prize-winning historian Elizabeth Fenn enthralls UND-hosted conference with tales of Mandan people

Chris Jacobs

In memoriam: Chris Jacobs

October 10, 2017

Campus and community mourns loss of UND educator, filmmaker and all-around good man

In sync

In sync

September 26, 2017

Team North Dakota synchro skating tryouts: one UND student expresses passion every time she steps on the ice

Jeremiah Bartz (above) is an assistant professor in the UND Mathematics Department. When he’s not crunching numbers, you may find him out jogging the trails or running competitively – and now he’s found a way to connect his two favorite disciplines. Image courtesy of Jeremiah Bartz.

Marathon math

September 21, 2017

Recognizing today’s launch of the annual ‘Wild Hog’ road races, we chat with UND mathematicians who use data and statistics to bust running myths

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