Arts & Culture

Flit and fury of the flute

Flit and fury of the flute

April 26, 2018

UND Music welcomes world renowned flautist Robert Dick for masterclass and performance

Award-winning American Indian journalist Jenni Monet was one of the first reporters on the ground to document Standing Rock’s protests of an oil pipeline that cut through the Standing Rock reservation, destined to intersect with the Missouri River, an important source of drinking water for the tribe. Photo by Connor Murphy/UND Today.

Standing Rock and media through history’s lens

April 24, 2018

UND professor assembles diverse lineup for behind-the-scenes look at pipeline dispute turned national debate

Susan Marvin, Chair of Marvin Doors and Windows, has been a part of her family company's third-generation management team for more than 35 years. The company has now entered its fourth generation –  one of the few in the country to do so. Marvin delivered a powerful Hultberg Lectureship Series keynote address April 16 in the Gorecki Alumni Center. Photo by Jackie Lorentz/UND Today.

Marvin touts business for purpose, not profit

April 19, 2018

Chair of Marvin Windows and Doors encourages community, family values in industry at 31st Hultberg salute to women leaders

Art Jones, UND director of art collections, established a connection that brought 1,400 original prints from famed French satirist and printmaker Honoré Daumier into the University’s possession.
On March 27, Jones opened a new exhibit at the Empire Arts Center in downtown Grand Forks, where the great works of Daumier are on full display. The exhibit, Honoré Daumier III: Law, Medicine, and Social Satire, runs through June 23. Photo by Art Jones/UND Today.

Daumier on display

April 19, 2018

UND Art Collections at the Empire Arts Center features more selections from famed satirist through June 23

Miss America 2018 Cara Mund, the first-ever North Dakotan to wear the crown, was in UND's alumni house, the Gorecki Center, on Tuesday, for the UND Alumni Association & Foundation's Women for Philanthropy event. Image courtesy of Milo Smith.

Crown jewel of North Dakota

April 12, 2018

Cara Mund, state’s first Miss America, talks giving, gumption and government at Women for Philanthropy lunch

A kaleidoscope of color and rhythm, the Wacipi, or powwow, will end a week of educational events that bring in people from across the nation to enjoy American Indian culture. All events are free. Photo by Jackie Lorentz/UND Today.

‘Time out’ for tradition of grandeur

April 12, 2018

48th annual Wacipi highlights week-long celebration of American Indian contributions to art and culture

‘I love culture’

‘I love culture’

April 12, 2018

UND’s Filipino American Student Organization puts home flair on full display for fellow students on culture night

Scott Kennedy, A Town Hall Conversation on the Chinese Economy. Eye of the Hawk Lecture Series.      ( Jackie Lorentz photo/ UND Today)

Hawk’s-eye view on Chinese economy

April 5, 2018

Global economist Scott Kennedy discusses China’s role in innovation, North Dakota trade and higher education

Making a difference

Making a difference

April 3, 2018

Students spend semester break in Chicago, helping out at a homeless rescue center, after-school program and daycare for single moms

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