Arts & Culture

Just minutes before Thursday night's home opener against the Mississippi State Delta Devils, a mob of UND freshmen are expected to burst onto the Alerus Center turf in a mass show of support for their Fighting Hawks football team. The “Freshmen Run,” as it’s being dubbed, is an idea of the UND Game Day Experience Committee. Photo by Shawna Schill/UND Today.

‘Freshmen Run’ to debut at Fighting Hawks football opener

August 28, 2018 at

Organizers hope new tradition develops around student body dash across field

UND President Mark Kennedy makes is way up and down the aisles of the rolling UND "Leaders in Action" bus during a recent tour across the southern part of North Dakota. Kennedy and First Lady Debbie Kennedy host the trip every year for new faculty and administrators so they can get to know their new home state. Photo by Peter Johnson/UND Today.

Taste of North Dakota

August 21, 2018 at

President Kennedy: Annual bus tour reveals statewide impacts of the University of North Dakota

New UND Today staff writer Dimitria Williams, a native of Bulgaria who has been living in the United States, for several years. takes time to interview Carrington, N.D. area farmer, Jim Harmon, during an early stop on UND's annual New Faculty and Administrators Bus Tour of North Dakota. Williams was one of about two dozen new staff, faculty and spouses  who got their first looks at the state on the bus tour. Photo by David Dodds/UND Today.

North Dakota and UND through new eyes

August 21, 2018 at

Bulgaria native, Dimitria Wiilliams, ‘UND Today’s’ newest staff writer, shares what it’s like to traverse the state for first time

Countdown is on — 35 days until start of fall classes

Countdown is on — 35 days until start of fall classes

July 17, 2018 at

It won’t be long before the campus is buzzing again with scenes like these

Fighting Hawks were everywhere Friday, July 6, as about 2,000 alumni and friend of UND attended the latest rendition of UND Night at Target Field.

On Target with UND

July 10, 2018 at

Fighting Hawks’ green and white blended with Minnesota Twins hues for special ‘UND Night’ at regional home to Major League baseball

UND alum Greg Shega and wife, Amy, recently established a $1 million gift in their will to assist American Indian students at UND fulfill their dreams of attaining higher education degrees. Image courtesy of Greg and Amy Shega.

Maximum impact

June 26, 2018 at

Alum’s $1-million gift makes education attainable for tomorrow’s American Indian leaders

Go, car, go!

Go, car, go!

May 29, 2018 at

UND marketing students put their negotiating skills in the business sector and on the track with hand-built derby race cars

Pageantry on the Plains

Pageantry on the Plains

May 1, 2018 at

UND’s Indian Association hosts annual Wacipi, an energetic event to raise cultural awareness on campus and in the community

Alyssa Konickson, UND Alumni Association & Foundation director of communications, shows off an example of one of the new North Dakota license plates , marked with the Fighting Hawks logo. Image courtesy of Sam Melquist, AA&F.

Hawks on the highway

April 26, 2018 at

Fighting Hawks plates get license to fly to support UND Alumni Association & Foundation’s mission to serve students

Flit and fury of the flute

Flit and fury of the flute

April 26, 2018 at

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 at

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 at

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 at

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 at

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 at

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