Arts & Culture

Marimba magic

Marimba magic

April 5, 2017 at

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 at

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 at

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 at

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 at

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 at

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 at

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 at

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 at

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 at

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

Feast and festivity

Feast and festivity

February 16, 2017 at

UND holds 55th annual Feast of Nations, bringing the far-away home to Grand Forks

UND Professor of Music James Popejoy (left) and Guanlu Guan. director of Peking University Affiliated High School Concert Band of China, share a moment with joint ensemble of UND and Chinese students. The visiting Chinese students performed in a join concert with Grand Forks High School Students on Saturday, Feb. 11. Photo by Jackie Lorentz.

Harmonizing across language barriers

February 14, 2017 at

UND visit makes it possible for local musicians to finds similarities and bridge difference with Chinese counterparts through music

Members of the UND community take time to dish up lunch at the Taste of Faith event, held Friday, Feb. 3, at Christus Rex church on campus. The event capped off Interfaith Week celebration at UND. Photo by Tyler Ingham.

Many faiths, One UND

February 7, 2017 at

Taste of Faith Luncheon at Christus Rex draws wide variety of believers and belief systems for fellowship

It's Groundhog Day! For the record, Punxsutawney Phil, this morning, saw his shadow and hustled back into his hole, signifying six more weeks of winter. How accurate are these furry forecasters?  UND experts weigh in.

Digging into Groundhog Day

February 2, 2017 at

UND experts in meteorology, wildlife biology and folklore weigh in on the science and tradition behind America’s most beloved weather holiday

Authors (left to right) Capó Crucet, Viet Thanh Nguyen and  NoViolet Bulawayo will headline this year's UND Writers Conference, which aims to delve into topics of diversity, inclusion and what it means to be a "citizen." The conference is set for March 22-24. Photos courtesy of Crystal Alberts.

Varied voices, common ground

January 26, 2017 at

UND Writers Conference to use art and literature to discuss of what it means to be a citizen