Nation & World

Nursing on a mission

Nursing on a mission

October 25, 2017

Annual service trip to Guatemala provides life lessons for UND students

Air and Marine Operations Deputy Director for the Northern Region Christopher Wiyda (left) and AMO Executive Director of Operations Dennis Michelini (right) address students gathered in the Arthur P. Anderson Atmospherium on Tuesday.

Pathway to a career

October 19, 2017

All-new program exclusive to UND Aerospace puts students on track for a job in aviation and law enforcement

UND alumnus and former baseball player Andrew Gudmunson, 30, reportedly was one of 500-plus people who were seriously wounded early Monday morning by a lone gunman, who assailed country music concertgoers with a shower of bullets from high above in the Mandalay Bay Casino on the Vegas Strip.

Prayers for ‘Goody’

October 3, 2017

Former coaches react to tragic news of injury to UND dual-sport alum in Las Vegas shooting

Eye of the ‘Fed’

Eye of the ‘Fed’

October 3, 2017

Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis CEO Neel Kashkari drew a packed house for UND’s latest Eye of the Hawk lecture

Chasing down an eclipse

Chasing down an eclipse

September 28, 2017

Three UND meteorology students travel 1,100 miles and back again to witness cosmic phenomenon

Latest Eye of the Hawk lecturer Neel Kaskari has led the Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis since January 2016. There, he oversees operations of the bank and serves on the Federal Open Market Committee as a key player in monetary policy in Washington, D.C. Photo by Tyler Ingahm.

Dollars and sense

September 26, 2017

Latest ‘Eye of the Hawk’ lecture features Minneapolis Federal Reserve Bank CEO for packed house discussion on economic policy

About 35 students – mostly freshmen – from the UND Department of Aviation -- piled into a bus on Sept. 16 for a daylong journey north of the border. The trip was the first of many “Weekends in Winnipeg” trips organized by the UND International Center as a way to give students an accessible international experience.

Weekends in Winnipeg

September 26, 2017

International Center teams up with UND Colleges to provide a concentrated international experience

Caitlin Nolby, an alum of UND's Space Studies Department and deputy director of the North Dakota Space Grant Consortium, along with head coordinator Marissa Saad, spent nearly a year planning a recent UND-based conference that attracted representatives from every Space Grant Consortium in the nation. Photo by Jackie Lorentz.

UND hosts national space showcase

September 19, 2017

About 200 delegates converge on UND for NASA Space Grant Consortium conference

Professor of English & Interdisciplinary Health Studies Tami Carmichael (standing left) joins English Professor Rebecca Weaver-Hightower (standing right) in leading a Go Global Academy composition class discussion on the role of globalization in pop culture. The academy is a first-year learning community for students who are interested in global issues, but haven’t already had international experiences. Photo by Tyler Ingham.

Going global

September 7, 2017

UND develops more opportunities to give homegrown students international experiences

UND President Mark Kennedy and First Lady Debbie Kennedy are surrounded by the incoming freshman class of 2021 during a class photo shoot at Memorial Stadium on campus. Photo by Shawna Schill.

Bringing many together as One UND

August 21, 2017

A message from University of North Dakota President Mark Kennedy

UND Director of Admissions Jason Trainer was among a UND team that presented at last month’s ACT Enrollment Planners Conference in Chicago. UND’s presentation brought in a full audience and received a mountain of positive feedback. Photo by Tyler Ingham.

Leaders in recruitment

August 21, 2017

UND Office of Admissions sharing its best practices and successes on national stage

Jenna Annable (far left) joins her UND Frozen Force teammates Dana Atkins, Emma Kischel  anc Dakotah Osborn as they start out today in the 2017 all-female Air Race Classic, a 2,600-miles, three-day aviation derby from Maryland to New Mexico. Photo by Shawna Schill.

Do you know the way to Santa Fe?

June 20, 2017

UND’s Frozen Force flying team certainly does; they’re en route today as part of the 2017 Air Race Classic

Award-winning special education student and UND doctoral student Matthew Myrold has developed the Edfiniti Mobile Assessment Platform, a tool that assists teachers and students monitor and improve behavior in the classroom while boosting academic success for K-12 students. Graphic courtesy of Matthew Myrold.

‘Edfiniti’ and beyond

June 6, 2017

Award-winning special education teacher and UND doctoral student develops K-12 teaching app that helps kids succeed

Ready for takeoff

Ready for takeoff

June 6, 2017

UND’s Student Aviation Management Association holds annual aerospace conference and career fair, connecting students with industry

Anne Walker, UND associate dean of teacher education & student services, is freshly back from a two-and-a-half week expedition to Saudi Arabia. She was invited by the Saudi’s Ministry of Education to serve as an English Language Specialist after the U.S. State Department recommended her as a consultant and teacher trainer. Photo courtesy of Anne Walker.

A teaching evolution

May 30, 2017

UND Associate Dean of Teacher Education & Student Services brings English teaching expertise to Saudi Arabia