It was fond farewells all around for Leigh Jeanotte, longtime UND director of American Indian Student Services, on Monday, June 26. Jeanotte said good-bye to colleagues and other friends as he prepared for retirement after 43 years at UND. Photo by Shawna Schill.

Decades of dedication

July 11, 2017

Leigh Jeanotte and dozens of others leave UND a better place as they retire or participate in buyouts

EERC programmer Saurabh Chimote was recently recognized as the UND, state and regional Student Employee Supervisor of the Year. Photo courtesy of EERC.

Superior supervisor

July 4, 2017

EERC programmer named UND, State and Midwest student employee supervisor of the year

Janelle Kilgore, director of financial aid, has been named interim executive director of financial aid and admissions. She assumed the duties of Sol Jenson, former assistant vice president for enrollment services, who left UND recently for a position at Northern Illinois University. In her new role, Kilgore will oversee financial aid and admissions. Photo by Jackie Lorentz.

Meet Janelle Kilgore

June 27, 2017

Financial aid director adds to her busy portfolio, taking admissions responsibilities on an interim basis

Marilyn’s got spirit

Marilyn’s got spirit

June 27, 2017

Longtime local journalist and all-around die-hard UND backer Marilyn Hagerty surprised with Spirit Award

Amid the fast pace of a student athlete's schedule, Stephanie Clarke graduated this spring from UND as a double major in psychology and criminal justice. On top of that, she’ll be the first in her family to hang a college diploma on the wall. Photo courtesy of UND Athletics.

First to cross finish line

May 30, 2017

First-generation college student Stephanie Clarke finds UND success in the classroom and on the track

Though Forsberg actually graduated from UND with a degree in Air Traffic Control, he attributes a great deal of his success to entrepreneurship classes he took along the way. Those classes and a chance meeting gave him the confidence to invent a product that clearing the air in coffee shops around the region. Photo courtesy of Averi Haugesaug.

Breath of fresh air

May 30, 2017

UND alumnus brews up a business venture after a bout with coffee breath

Cody Soderstrom, a computer science major at UND, starts off his new gig as an intern  for the City of Grand Forks with a clean slate.  Photo Tyler Ingham.

Interns in turn

May 23, 2017

UND enters third summer of partnership with the City of Grand Forks to provide real world work experiences for students

Balancing act

Balancing act

May 23, 2017

UND men’s tennis player Matt Hokanson describes daily routine of a Division I student athlete, juggling sport and academics

Colin Combs, chair of the Department of Biomedical Sciences at UND's School of Medicine & Health Sciences, accepts congratulations from UND President Mark Kennedy and Dr. Josh Wynne, dean of the medical schools, after Combs was surprised with honor of being UND's newest Chester Fritz Distinguished Professor -- the highest academic honor UND can bestow.  Photo by Tyler Ingham.

The ‘distinguished’ Dr. Combs

May 16, 2017

UND School of Medicine & Health Sciences biomedical researcher surprised with latest Chester Fritz professorship award

Jan Strinden helps her husband, Earl, with the unveling of a new street sign at the corner of University Avenue and Strinden Road (formerly a section of Stanford Road). The road was renamed in the couple's honor for their years of dedication to the alumni of UND. Photo by Richard Larson.

Sign of legends

May 9, 2017

Ambassadors and longtime servants to UND alumni Earl and Jan Strinden get street named in their honor

UND President Mark Kennedy presented the President's Medal to UND Vice President for Student Affairs Laurie Betting (left) and Associate Professor of Political Science and Public Administration Dana Harsell, following the roll out of the University’s new “One UND” Strategic Plan before a packed house in the Lecture Bowl of the Memorial Union. Betting and Harsell served as co-chairs of the Strategic Planning Committee. Photo by Shawna Schill.

Presidential praise

May 9, 2017

‘One UND’ Strategic Planning Committee co-chairs Betting and Harsell surprised with University medal

Mark Trahant, the Charles R. Johnson Endowed Professor of Journalsim in UND's Communication Program, has been elected to be a member of the American Academy
 of Arts and Sciences—one of the country’s oldest and most prestigious societies of leaders from academia, the arts, business and public affairs. It’s an honor no other representative of UND—or even the state of North Dakota—has received. Photo by Jackie Lorentz.

‘Mark’ of excellence

April 27, 2017

UND Charles R. Johnson Endowed Professor of Journalism Mark Trahant joins prestigious 2017 class of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences

Retiring UND Center for Innovation Director Bruce Gjovig says he'll miss working with students them most when he officially leaves his post this month.  Photo by Shawna Schill.

UND’s resident entrepreneur Bruce Gjovig bids farewell

April 27, 2017

Center for Innovation founder retiring but says he’ll remain close by

Dale Morrison, who had held executive positions at several Fortune 500 companies over the years,  addresses a crowd at a recently UND leadership summit that bears his name. He is a UND College of Business & Public Administration alumnus and co-founder of the private equity firm TriPointe Capital Partners. Photo by Shawna Schill.

Shape of leadership

April 25, 2017

UND student trailblazers engage with alumni and community leaders during Morrison Leadership Summit

Can you Kendama? This guy can!

Can you Kendama? This guy can!

April 25, 2017

University of North Dakota student Brandon Meyer is a professional Kendamist. He makes it look easy.