Leaders in Action

Over 500 students were eligible to receive degrees on Friday, Aug. 2, marking the seventh year of summer graduates crossing the 500 mark. They included 235 undergraduate students, 239 graduate students and two law students. Photo by Mike Hess/UND Today.

UND summer grads fill the Fritz

August 6, 2019 at

A near-capacity crowd congratulates University’s newest graduates

Brendan Blades says University of North Dakota's online civil engineering program offered him the opportunity to pursue his dream, while working full-time in Seattle. Photo by Shawna Shill/UND Today.

Leader in Action: Brendan Blades pursues UND engineering degree — from Seattle

July 23, 2019 at

While working full-time, Blades studies civil engineering through UND’s pioneering online program

On July 20, 1969, NASA accomplished a goal set by President John F. Kennedy to put a man on the moon before decade's end. But if not for an assessment of the Apollo program timetable co-authored by UND engineering alumnus John Disher, NASA might have missed Kennedy's deadline. Photo courtesy NASA.

Getting to the moon on time

July 16, 2019 at

UND alum John Disher helped NASA’s Apollo moon mission meet JFK’s deadline

Graduating this summer with a bachelor's degree in nursing, Amy Joshua has stayed firm on her career path even when life served obstacles. Photo by Shawna Shill/UND Today.

Nursing a future

July 16, 2019 at

After overcoming life’s adversities, Amy Joshua climbs the ladder of the nursing profession

With her non-profit BIO Girls, Missy Heilman teachers adolescent girls lessons for life.

Alumni Focus: Beautiful inside and out

July 16, 2019 at

UND alumna creates movement to help young girls love themselves for who they are As the mother of young daughters,Read More

Madi Wahlen transferred to UND in search of a strong community and a people-focused major. Photo courtesy of Shawna Shill/UND Today.

Driven to serve others

July 9, 2019 at

Recent UND alumna leans on public health education as she embarks on earning M.D. and Ph.D. degrees concurrently

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’