Nation & World

UND President Mark Kennedy's new book zeroes in on how political, regulatory, media and activists can shape – or shift – business practices. Photo by Shawna Schill.

Kennedy’s new book takes on ‘Shapeholders’

May 16, 2017

Released May 9, latest work by UND President is a how-to on engaging activists in an Age of Activism

Students in Robin David's (above) Honors class extended an already successful "Resilient Youth Program" into East Grand Forks Public Schools, where no New American tutoring program existed. The program has been so popular that the school had to seek more space for students.  Photo by Tyler Ingham.

Volunteers to ambassadors

May 4, 2017

UND Honors students learn about experiences of New Americans by serving in local school

Davis, executive director of the North Dakota Indian Affairs Commission, talks openly about the abuse he’s endured from both sides of the DAPL divide. A descendant of the Turtle Mountain Band of Chippewa and a member of the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe, Davis has served the state of North Dakota throughout the Dakota Access Pipeline (DAPL) saga, trying to find any sort of common ground or opportunity for dialogue between sides.  Photo by Richard Larson.

Between a ‘Cannonball’ and a hard place

April 20, 2017

American Indian leaders on both sides of DAPL fight come together at UND Law School event to talk frankly about resistance, resilience and reconciliation

U.S. Rep. Kevin Cramer, R-N.D., the featured speaker for this year’s Frank Wenstrom Lecture at the University of North Dakota’s Gorecki Alumni Center, spent more than an hour Tuesday night taking his audience on a philosophical ride through the history of American politics. Photo by Tyler Ingham.

Cramer waxes philosophical between hot topics

April 13, 2017

North Dakota Congressman reflects on early days of his political activism, Republican dominance in state and his support of President Trump

Arctic arms race?

Arctic arms race?

April 13, 2017

U.S. Sen. Heidi Heitkamp, D-N.D., convenes science and political experts to discuss U.S.-Russia relations on the ‘fourth coast’

U.S. Sen. Heidi Heitkamp, D-N.D., makes a point during a panel discussion about U.S.-Russia geopolitical relations in the Arctic on Friday, March 31 at UND's Clifford Hall. Heitkamp was flanked by U.S.-Russia experts from the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars (left) the Hon. Kenneth Yalowitz, a former U.S. ambassador to Belarus and Georgia, and Matthew Rojansky, director of the Kennan Institute at the Wilson Center. UND Professor of Political Science Paul Sum is seated to the right of Heitkamp. Photo by Shawna Schill.

A new, even colder Cold War?

April 4, 2017

Experts on U.S.-Russia relations say America shouldn’t underestimate global implications of territorial expansions into Arctic regions

Odd Einar Dørum is one of the most respected and qualified politicians in Norway.  He visited UND recently to discuss Norwegian relations with NATO, America's President Donald Trump and Russia's Vladimir Putin. Photo by Tyler Ingham.

A Norwegian perspective

March 14, 2017

Retired Member of Norway Parliament, Odd Einar Dørum, talks NATO, Trump, and yes, Putin, too

Rev. Dr. Jamie Washington the second speaker for the Eye of the Hawk Lecture series held at the Gorecki Alumni Center. Rev. Washington spoke topic Diversity and Incusion in 2017: Our Next Round of Work

Taking diversity & inclusion to the ‘next round’

February 2, 2017

Dr. Jamie Washington pulled the near impossible, coaxing a SRO audience of mostly strangers to talk frankly and honestly with each other

UND President Mark Kennedy (left), Summit League Commissioner Tom Douple and UND Athletic Director Brian Faison celebrate UND's acceptance into the Summit League for most sports and to the Missouri Valley Football Conference in football. Photo by Shawna Schill.

Conferences changes: It’s academic

January 31, 2017

As much as UND Athletics plans on saving money by switching to the Summit and Missouri Valley, the benefit to student athletes is big on minds

From China to Mainstreet

From China to Mainstreet

January 26, 2017

Longtime journalist James McGregor talks influence of world’s largest single economy at inaugural Eye of the Hawk lecture

A standing-room crowd lined the walls and the balcony of the Gransberg Room at the UND Gorecki Alumni Center on Thursday to hear James McGregor discuss China’s state of affairs and its impact on Americans and North Dakotans for the inaugural Eye of the Hawk Lecture Series event. McGregor is chairman of the greater China region for APCO Worldwide, a leading global public affairs consultancy. Photo by Shawna Schill.

Engaging China

January 24, 2017

Global public affairs consultant James McGregor urges audience to head east at inaugural Eye of the Hawk Lecture

A UND business student enjoys the great outdoors while keeping up with her classes through the school's robust online and distance learning programs. Photo courtesy of the UND College of Business & Public Administration.

U.S. News & World Report: CoBPA online courses among the best

January 24, 2017

Publication includes UND MBA and Applied Economics programs in its nationwide Top-50 list

As we approach the eve of the inauguration of Donald Trump as the nation’s 45th President of the United States, several aspects of how he got in that position are explored by UND History Professor Eric Burin in his new book, Picking the President: Understanding the Electoral College.  Photo by Jackie Lorentz.

‘Picking the president’ — an electoral divide

January 19, 2017

UND history professors team up to utilize digital platform for quick and timely book release on one of politics’ biggest hot-button issues

Era Bell Thompson, Fritz Pollard, Jr. and Ronald Davies

Dream weavers

January 17, 2017

UND’s own pillars of Civil Rights stood up for social change and racial harmony on world stage

UND President Mark Kennedy (left) congratulates UND alumnus Matt Dunlevy, president and CEO of SkySkopes, on the growing success of his company. SkySkopes is the first FAA approved and fully insured UAS business in North Dakota. Photo courtesy of Matt Dunlevy.

More than ‘oil and soil’

January 12, 2017

UND expertise in unmanned systems, data analysis could help North Dakota diversity economy