Arts & Culture

Elizabeth Fenn, who chaired the history department at the University of Colorado-Boulder and is on research leave from there, is a graduate of Duke and Yale Universities, and spent eight years working as an auto mechanic before returning to Yale to complete her doctorate.  Photo by Jan Orvik.

At the heart of the world

October 12, 2017 at

Pulitzer Prize-winning historian Elizabeth Fenn enthralls UND-hosted conference with tales of Mandan people

Chris Jacobs

In memoriam: Chris Jacobs

October 10, 2017 at

Campus and community mourns loss of UND educator, filmmaker and all-around good man

In sync

In sync

September 26, 2017 at

Team North Dakota synchro skating tryouts: one UND student expresses passion every time she steps on the ice

Jeremiah Bartz (above) is an assistant professor in the UND Mathematics Department. When he’s not crunching numbers, you may find him out jogging the trails or running competitively – and now he’s found a way to connect his two favorite disciplines. Image courtesy of Jeremiah Bartz.

Marathon math

September 21, 2017 at

Recognizing today’s launch of the annual ‘Wild Hog’ road races, we chat with UND mathematicians who use data and statistics to bust running myths

Did You Know?: UND’s Ceramic Periodic Table

Did You Know?: UND’s Ceramic Periodic Table

August 1, 2017 at

At the University of North Dakota, the phrase “Arts and Sciences” can sometimes take on a whole new meaning

Getting into character

Getting into character

July 18, 2017 at

UND First Lady Debbie Kennedy’s costume designs brought recent Shakespeare in the Park performances to life

UND President Mark Kennedy and T.C. Bear get ready for the start of the Twins’ game against the Baltimore Orioles on Friday, July 7.

Twins win with UND

July 11, 2017 at

Fighting Hawks’ green and white mixed nicely with the colors of Minnesota’s Major Leaguers for UND Night at Target Field

Famed author Salmon Rushdie (left), was the headliner for the 2008 UND Writers Conference, the Upper Midwest's signature literary event now in its 49th year, recently was funded for a fifth-straight year by the National Endowment for the Arts.

Writers Conference: Funds found, funds kept?

June 27, 2017 at

Fifth NEA grant, secured by UND’s Crystal Alberts for the Upper Great Plains’ signature literary event, threatened by federal budget cuts

Stephanie Murry, North Dakota Shakespeare Producing Artist Director, is bringing professional theatre to Grand Forks with an outdoor production of "Romeo and Juliet" June 13-18 in Town Square Park. Photo by Jackie Lorentz.

Shakespeare on the Red

June 13, 2017 at

Thespians to stage classical theatre along Grand Forks Greenway — with support from UND, community and First Lady Debbie Kennedy

From astronomy and aviation textbooks to nursing and health care and everything in between, UND faculty had a productive year in 2016-17.

Author, author!

June 6, 2017 at

Faculty find balance between work, pleasure with new books that intersect personal interests and academics

UND senior Curtis Longtime Sleeping has been awarded a U.S. State Department Critical Language Scholarship to study in Korea. Photo by Shawna Schill.

Gift for language, connection to culture

June 6, 2017 at

UND undergrad parlays love of words into prestigious communication scholarship

May the Fourth be with U…ND

May the Fourth be with U…ND

May 4, 2017 at

Which Star Wars character are you? Here’s how University of North Dakota students answered the question on May the 4th.

Pomp and pageantry of the Powwow

Pomp and pageantry of the Powwow

May 2, 2017 at

UND played host to the 47th Annual Timeout Week and Timeout Wacipi in April, and honored longtime Director of American Indian Student Services Leigh Jeannotte.

(Left to Right) Bailey Bubach, faculty and professional advisor for petroleum engineering from Grand Forks; Rehan Ali Mohammed, petroleum engineering master’s student from Hyderabad, India; Maram Al-Sayaghi, a chemical engineering doctoral student from Sana’a, Yemen; and Mehdi Ostadhassan, assistant professor of petroleum engineering, a native of Iran. Photo by Richard Larson.

Q&A: Four from four

April 27, 2017 at

What members of UND’s Muslim community want others to know

John Cariani has been featured in Broadway plays, network television programs and films as well as being an accomplished playwright.  His most well-known work for stage is "Almost, Maine" – one of the most widely produced plays in America in the past decade.

Broadway and screen actor Cariani coming to UND

April 20, 2017 at

Public conversation and acting workshops set for May 1-2 at Burtness Theatre