Nation & World

Phil Gerla (front) and Carlos Alba (back) in the Sara Park slot canyon. Photo by Sidike Abudureyimu.

UND’s Gerla takes students back in time

May 22, 2018 at

Geology & Geological Engineering professor makes textbooks come alive with experiential learning in Mojave Desert

Menath earned the degree while serving full-time in the Air Force. He requested to be stationed in Grand Forks after an officer recommended the D.A. program offered by the UND history department.  Photo by Connor Murphy/UND Today.

Revolutionary outlook

May 10, 2018 at

Combat pilot earns history doctorate by connecting dots between modern War on Terror and America’s fight for independence

UND anthroplogist Marcia Mikulak is celebrating a recent major victory in her long quest to reverse injustices that have been imposed upon the indigenous Xukuru community in Brazil. UND students (above) attending Mikulak’s field school became fully immersed in Xukuru culture, as were the wishes of Cacique Marcos Xukuru. When it came time to march, the Cacique asked that the students walk at the front — alongside the leaders of the indigenous nation. Image courtesy of Marcia Mikulak. Image courtesy of Marcia Mikulak.

Xukuru sunrise

April 17, 2018 at

UND anthropologist/social justice advocate Marcia Mikulak extols recent decision from inter-American court as victory for Brazilian indigenous community, reflects on role in making it happen

‘Homerun’ topic at Eye of the Hawk

‘Homerun’ topic at Eye of the Hawk

April 17, 2018 at

Global business expert Scott Kennedy strikes a chord with at least one UND student at important campus lecture

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.

Elite company

March 22, 2018 at

UND’s Robin David named one of only 24 to receive Bush Fellowships

Eleven UND social work students traveled abroad to Sweden in February to learn more about the country's social and welfare policies. They had the opportunity to work alongside students from across Europe. Submitted photo.

Thinking globally, acting locally

March 8, 2018 at

Social work students see the world in a new way after international experience

Since 2011, U.S. Navy Lt. Majellen "Coco" Changcoco has been working on her online civil engineering degree from UND from many different ports around the world. While doing so, she melded her work-life experiences with her educational pursuit. Image courtesy of Majellen Changcoco.

UND online: a welcome port in a storm

March 1, 2018 at

Navy civil engineer sailing toward career goals while building bridges along the way

Famed Washington Post Executive Editor Ben Bradlee visits with UND journalism students during a visit in 1977. His leadership and journalistic ethics is the subject of the 2018 Oscar-nominated movie, "The Post." Photo by Richard Larson/UND Today.

When Ben Bradlee visited UND

February 6, 2018 at

Famed newspaper editor, featured in 2018 Oscar-nominated ‘The Post,’ foretold pitfalls of celebrity journalism 40 years ago

Hesham El-Rewini (front, second from right), dean of the College of Engineering & Mines, has accepted a position as provost of Marymount University in Virginia. And even though he’s leaving campus (in July), he’s not checking out just yet, he said. (Above) El-Rewini presents college benefactor Harold Hamm with a pullover that reads: Harold Hamm School of Geology & Geological Engineering. El Rewini and Hamm were joined by UND President Mark Kennedy, Vamegh Rasouli, petroleum engineering; and Stephen Nordeng, geology & geological engineering. UND archival photo.

Billionaire’s advice

January 30, 2018 at

Bakken drilling pioneer and major UND benefactor Harold Hamm answers questions from students

Thomasine Heitkamp, professor in the UND College of Nursing & Professional Disciplines, recently has drawn nearly $8 million in federal grants for UND's efforts to bolster mental health services and combat opioid addiction in rural America.Heitkamp is teaming with fellow UND scholars, such as Meridee Schogren (right), a clinical associate professor of nursing, and others to help administer the training to more mental health providers in rural communities across much of the Great Plains. Photo by Tyler Ingham/UND Today.

Investing in intervention

January 23, 2018 at

UND on leading edge of new approaches to identify and intercept opioid, alcohol abuse

Out of this world opportunity

Out of this world opportunity

January 12, 2018 at

High schoolers from across state come to UND for Space Balloon Competition and to work with NASA

Meteorologist Janelle Hakala takes a break from her forecasting duties to snap a photo with her trusty UND flag. The photo was taken at exactly 90 degrees south - the Geographic South Pole. Photo courtesy of Janelle Hakala.

Frosty ambition

December 12, 2017 at

UND Atmospheric Sciences graduate finds hot opportunity at one of the world’s coldest locations

Help from above

Help from above

December 5, 2017 at

UND alum and UAV pilot Eric Goetsch helped Texas power up after Hurricane Harvey

UND Law School transfer students

‘Part of the community’

November 28, 2017 at

UND Law transfer students talk about experiences in new home, school

Riders on the storm

Riders on the storm

November 16, 2017 at

Atmospheric Sciences students fit in one last storm chase for 2017 before winter sets in