Leaders in Action

Dr. Joshua Wynne, UND vice president for health affairs and dean of the School of Medicine & Health Sciences, has been named interim president of the University of North Dakota by a unanimous vote from the State Board of Higher Education.

SMHS Dean Joshua Wynne named interim president

May 30, 2019 at

State Board also picks its own, Dr. Casey Ryan, and former UND business dean Dennis Elbert to co-lead committee to replace President Mark Kennedy

More than 2,000 students were eligible to graduate this spring, creating the third-largest graduating class in UND history. Photo by Shawna Schill/UND Today.

Celebration on the big stage

May 14, 2019 at

Finally — UND grads cap their academic careers in front of thousands of friends and loved ones at commencement ceremonies

Congratulations Class of 2019!

Congratulations Class of 2019!

May 13, 2019 at

Air Force Secretary Heather Wilson, former U.S. Sen. Heidi Heitkamp and Hollywood star Josh Duhamel honor UND grads

Student body champions

Student body champions

May 2, 2019 at

Incoming Student Government President Gracie Lian and Vice President Matthew Ternus seek engagement, unity

Dean of the College of Natural and Agricultural Sciences at the University of California, Riverside, Kathryn Uhrich, a Grand Forks native, got her research start while studying Chemistry at UND. Uhrich also worked at the Energy and Environmental Research Center studying the condensate produced by coal gasifiers. She would go on to have decorated research career, highlighted by the discovery of the first polymerized asprin. Image courtesy of Carrie Rosema.

When inspiration strikes

May 2, 2019 at

Life dedicated to research helps UND alumna Kathryn Uhrich, now a dean at UC-Riverside, satisfy her curious nature

Vivier gave college another chance by attending UND, which exposed him to a variety of on-campus groups, including an internship in Marketing & Creative Services as a videographer. Photo by Shawna Schill/UND Today.

Finding direction to finish degree

April 25, 2019 at

Communication major Marcus Vivier finds new passion for creativity, involvement at UND

Former U.S. Sen. Heidi Heitkamp, aviation pioneer Clay Lacy and oil and gas businessman Harold Hamm, all friends of the University of North Dakota, are the latest to be approved to receive honorary degrees from the University. (Above) UND Associate Professor of Aviation Ben Trapnell (right) shares a laugh with Heitkamp during her visit to UND's Robin Hall to learn about the school's unmanned aircraft programs. Photo by Tyler Ingham/UND Today.

Brimming with honors

April 2, 2019 at

Heitkamp, Lacy and Hamm latest to receive approval for honorary doctorate degrees from UND

North Dakota Supreme Courth Chief Justice  Gerald W. VandeWalle, the longest serving justice in the U.S., reminisces about his time at UND, where he obtained both a bachelor's degree and a Law degree.

Q&A: Catching up with North Dakota Supreme Court Chief Justice Gerald VandeWalle

March 12, 2019 at

North Dakota and country’s longest-serving justice talks getting into law, importance of maintaining relationships

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.

Mind on UND

March 7, 2019 at

Hesham El-Rewini, named provost at Marymount University in Virginia, committed to ‘strong finish here’

In January, the University moved into gold, top 10 status among similar research universities, according to MilitaryFriendly.com.

Ranking of distinction

March 7, 2019 at

UND moves to gold status, top 10 for military friendliness

A UND online student, living and working in Olympia, Washington, Laura Christian traveled to Denmark, Sweden and Norway through the University to explore viking history last summer. Photo courtesy of Laura Christian.

Online opportunities of a lifetime

March 5, 2019 at

Washington single mother of two takes aim at two degrees from UND – from the comfort of home

UND medical students Natasha Garcia and Britta Stjern learn to examine patients by using simulators at the UND School of Medicine & Health Sciences. Photo by Shawna Schill/UND Today.

Balancing the scales

February 26, 2019 at

School of Medicine & Health Sciences committed to greater gender equity in medicine and research



February 26, 2019 at

Student Athlete Katie Moller is a star for UND Soccer and a star role model for women in science

Army ROTC airborne once more

Army ROTC airborne once more

February 21, 2019 at

Return of military flight training to UND brings modern elements to successful partnership

Aerospace Community Day — It’s Where We Go

Aerospace Community Day — It’s Where We Go

February 21, 2019 at

John D. Odegard School of Aerospace Sciences’ 2nd annual event is a soaring success