Nation & World

UND remembers

UND remembers

September 13, 2018 at

UND ROTC holds annual tribute to those lost in the attacks of Sept. 11, 2001, and the wars that followed

Walk of the immigrants

Walk of the immigrants

September 13, 2018 at

Speaker Saul Flores puts UND students in shoes of Latin Americans journeying to the United States

This past summer was UND second-year medical student Mariah Star Cooper’s last chance to unwind before beginning hospital rotations in the summer of 2019. Instead, she elected to head off to an intense internship at Harvard Medical School and do what she loves – research. Image courtesy of Mariah Star Cooper.

Ivy inspirations

September 6, 2018 at

UND INMED student Mariah Star Cooper recounts summer internship with Harvard Medical School

Lents — a master certified flight instructor and assistant professor and collegiate aerobatics coach at UND — placed fifth overall among the world’s best pilots. Image courtesy of Mike Lents.

High flying on a hair-raising stage

September 6, 2018 at

UND aerobatics pilot Mike Lents earns top marks for Team USA. in silver-medal finish at World championships

Heitkamp has since helped to bring in even more federal funding to address mental health services and drug and alcohol addiction in under-served areas of North Dakota and rural America to the tune of nearly $8 million total. Photo by Jackie Lorentz/UND Today.

Access multiplied

September 6, 2018 at

$3.8-million grant to UND College of Nursing & Professional Disciplines aims to expand mental health services in rural America

“The veteran services office made these by working with veteran students about what they’d want faculty to know,” Lawdermilt told UND Today. “It’s a way to create awareness and have the students’ voices heard.”
It’s by these merits, actively pursuing Goal No. 6 of the One UND Strategic Plan, that UND gained membership in the military education Collaborative. Word spread about Lawdermilt’s tip cards; soon several people came to ask if they could have one. Photo by Connor Murphy/UND Today.

Military-friendly UND? It’s in the cards

September 6, 2018 at

UND efforts to improve higher ed for veterans put it at forefront of setting national standards

Drive and motivation

Drive and motivation

September 3, 2018 at

Big city psychology student from California finds her passion in psychology at UND

Delta-UND Career Pathways Program

Delta loves UND — and it shows

August 28, 2018 at

Another major airline career pathway program gives UND students more options to become mainline pilots

Cadet Casey Toavs receives his first set of wings from Maj. Michael Allen upon graduating from the Air Force Junior ROTC Flight Academy. He and nine other cadets spent their summer at UND earning their private pilot's license. Photo by Connor Murphy/ UND Today.

Fresh wings

August 7, 2018 at

Junior cadet graduates soar at new Air Force Junior ROTC Flight Academy

Sunita Thapa

Bigger data, better health

July 31, 2018 at

M.P.H. Program grads Suita Thapa and Michael Mudgett mine data big and small in an effort to inform healthy policy for the entire country

Mayor of San Diego suburb finds ‘aha moments’ with UND

Mayor of San Diego suburb finds ‘aha moments’ with UND

July 17, 2018 at

California mayor gains valuable analytics tools through UND’s MSAE program

Michael Storandt, a second-year medical student at UND, went to the Special Olympics USA Games as a coach of the Unified Flag Football team for North Dakota. A volunteer for the past seven years, Storandt was also selected to lead the Coaches’ Oath during the Opening Ceremony. Occurring once every four years, Storandt was humbled to be selected for the on-stage role. Image courtesy of Kaia Watkins.

Living the oath on national stage

July 10, 2018 at

UND medical student delivers Coaches’ Oath at nationally televised Special Olympics opening ceremony

For nearly 35 years, Arne Brekke has led the effort to collect copies of bygdeboker, Norwegian compilations of local genealogical, cultural and geographical information. The collection recently surpassed 1,600 volumes at UND's Department of Special Collections. Photo by Jackie Lorentz.

Remembering Arne Brekke

July 10, 2018 at

Legacy of indefatigable teacher, genealogist and tour guide built on treasure trove of bygdebøker at UND’s Chester Fritz Library

UND Associate History Professor Cynthia Prescott has spent years creating walking tours and gathering information about pioneer monuments, She  is now sharing her work via an app, web site and forthcoming book.

Monumental task

June 26, 2018 at

UND professor’s new project brings America’s stone and bronzed history to life across the West

(Left to right) )Robert Kunze, Brennan Granger, Steve Martin, Sanford Fogg and Tom Zeidlik stand behind the ACES II ejection seat donated by retired Air Force Lt. Col. Stephen Granger with the help of his son, Brennan. Granger was allowed to keep the seat after it saved his life in 2005, which he eventually passed to Brennan when he came to UND. Photo by Connor Murphy/UND Today.

‘Thrust you can trust’

June 26, 2018 at

UND Aerospace’s one-of-a-kind gift — an F-16 jet’s ejection seat that saved life of student’s father