Arts & Culture

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 at

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

Culture smash

Culture smash

February 20, 2018 at

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 at

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 at

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 at

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 at

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

Student couple finds love

Student couple finds love

February 13, 2018 at

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 at

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 at

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 at

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 at

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

UND biology student Susy Ngale sings the song "Rise Up, as a tribute to the life and legacy of Martin Luther King Jr., during an MLK Day observance held Monday at the UND Gorecki Alumni Center. Photo by Shawna Schill/UND Today.

Dream in Action: MLK celebration at UND

January 16, 2018 at

Campus, community leaders recognize lasting legacy of Martin Luther King Jr., through words, art and a call to action

In his speech to honor Martin Luther King Jr., on Monday, UND President Mark Kennedy said MLK Day is much more than about ensuring that African Americans can sit anywhere they want on the bus, or that those of any background can sit on that bus or even that those of all backgrounds deserve equal treatment under all laws.

MLK’s capstone holiday

January 16, 2018 at

UND President Mark Kennedy delivers moving address in honor of Martin Luther King Jr. Day

In the wake of transition at UND's American Indian Student Services, rather than focusing on organizational structure, UND Vice President of Student Affais & Diversity Cara Halgren said she and her staff have been spending a lot of time looking at academics and services, how they fit into the strategic plan (Goal No. 5, fostering an inclusive campus climate), and how they could be improved. That includes retention and recruitment.  UND Archival image.

The big picture

January 16, 2018 at

UND looks to best serve American Indian students through implementation of strategic plan

UND Professor Emeritus of Philosophy and Religion Donald Poochigian was an active researcher and publisher throughout his career, with an extensive vita. He presented papers at conferences around the world and was a recognized international scholar. The recently retired Poochigian died Dec. 28, in his native California. Photo by Shawna Schill/UND Today.

A passionate scholar

January 9, 2018 at

University community remembers Donald Poochigian