Arts & Culture

Cari Campbell , UND associate professor of history, (left) moderates a panel on "art and politics" during the 49th Annual Writers Conference at UND. Campbell was joined on the panel by conference featured artists Marlon James, Lauren Markham and Nicholas Gallanin.  Photo by Paul Wesp/UND Today.

Truly literary – no lie

March 27, 2018

UND Writers Conference blends art, history and politics to inspire new generation of creators

Cindy Juntunen, dean of the College of Education and Human Development, is securing funding for the Sisu Endowment. As a nod to Juntunen’s Finnish roots, the Sisu Endowment will help fund scholarships, programs and educational initiatives that support students from rural backgrounds and those who want to serve their communities. Photo by Connor Murphy/UND Today.

True grit – or is it ‘sisu’

March 27, 2018

New College of Education & Human Development endowment taps dean’s Finnish heritage

Signs of the times

Signs of the times

March 27, 2018

UND students learn art of wooden sign making to de-stress and make new connections

The 49th annual UND Writers Conference kicks off tomorrow at UND’s Memorial Union, featuring an 8 p.m. reading from David Grann, author of 2017’s critically acclaimed “Killers of the Flower Moon.” Marlon James, author of the 2015 Man Booker Prize-winning “A Brief History of Seven Killings,” will present on Thursday evening, and “The Far Away Brothers” author Lauren Markham will hold a Friday night reading.

Finding truth between the lines

March 20, 2018

History, journalism, politics and more entwine for this week’s 49th annual UND Writers Conference

University System Chancellor Mark Hagerott presents the UND Foundation/B.C. Gamble Faculty Award for Excellence in Teaching, Research or Creative Activity, and Service to
Daphne Pedersen (Sociology) at the 2018 Founders Day celebration on Feb. 22. Photo by Jackie Lorentz/UND Today.

Party like it’s 1883

February 27, 2018

Annual Founders Day banquet honors faculty and staff from teaching, research and service

Culture smash

Culture smash

February 20, 2018

UND’s annual Feast of Nations celebration has grown into the biggest multicultural event in the region

John F. Kennedy

U.S. Presidents and UND

February 15, 2018

In honor of Presidents Day, here’s a look back at past commander-in-chief encounters involving the University and its people

Eric Trueblood poses for a photo in front of a VT-51 Avenger. While not a full restoration project, Aircorps Aviation was hired to attach a new wing to the naval torpedo bomber. Image courtesy of Sam Melquist/UND Alumni Association & Foundation.

Passion for preservation

February 15, 2018

Eric Trueblood,’06, recipient of a 2017 Young Alumni Achievement Award, founded company that restores WW II aircraft to flying condition

For Cort Zimbrick, it was love at first sight on the UND quad, when freshman Carol Hilber caught his eye on the way to class. Decades later, they’re thanking their University for an undergraduate experience that will forever be close to their hearts. Images courtesy of Cort and Carol Zimbrick.

Match made at UND

February 13, 2018

UND alum sweethearts find love on campus, return the favor with a financial gift

The Rozmai Ukranian Dance Company from Folklorama in Winnipeg are one of the featured dancers from Folklorama at Feast of Nations.  Photo by Jackie Lorentz photo/ UND Today.

Feat of ‘Feast’

February 13, 2018

Another collage of culture draws over 1,000 attendees to annual community celebration

Student couple finds love

Student couple finds love

February 13, 2018

Haley Thorsen and Danys Chartrand celebrate Feb. 10 nuptials on campus with help of premier wedding planner

Anne Kelsch, faculty and staff development director of the Teaching Transformation and Development Academy at UND, with others on campus will be convening reading groups centered on creating a strong undergraduate liberal arts foundation.  Photo by Connor Murphy/ UND Today

Liberal arts’ next chapter

February 8, 2018

Reading groups now forming to show faculty and staff how they fit into the Strategic Plan’s first goal

Peace of mind

Peace of mind

February 8, 2018

Renowned photographer, speaker asks students “What does peace mean to you?” during campus Interfaith Week

Meet UND’s world-class juggling student

Meet UND’s world-class juggling student

January 30, 2018

While many UND students juggle studying, part time work and a social life — one takes it to a higher level

James Popejoy, conductor the festival’s Honor Band and director of bands at UND, rehearses with his 125-piece group on Saturday. The rehearsals are a time of musical growth for the students participating — something he regards as, “quite electric!” Photo by Connor Murphy/UND Today.

Musical magic on center stage

January 23, 2018

Best of the best young musicians in region get even better at annual UND honor festival