Leaders in Action

UND student Vincent Ledvina stands by the UND Space Studies Observatory. Ledvina, the president of the UND Astronomy Club, is an aspiring space scientist who already has had an internship at the National Solar Observatory in Boulder, Colo. Photo by Shawna Schill/UND Today.

Leader in Action: For the love of Space

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Thanks to his astrophotography skills and UND astronomy training, Vincent Ledvina is on the launch pad for a Space Science career

Photo by Patrick C. Miller/UND Today.

Leader in Action’s limit is beyond the sky

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Now a NASA engineer, Stefan Tomovic found literal launching pads at UND that helped propel him into space industry

Image courtesy of UND Athletics.

Hunter Pinke named 2021 Wilma Rudolph Student-Athlete Achievement Award recipient

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UND Football captain recognized among six student-athletes for overcoming the odds to achieve academic, athletic success

Photo by Mike Hess/UND Today.

Leader in Action: Transfer student pursues physical-therapy dream

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Kayana Trottier finds family-like atmosphere at UND that recalls her earlier studies at Turtle Mountain Community College

Photo by Mike Hess/UND Today.

Leaders in Action: The business of success

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Pierson Painter’s small business plan put UND among the lights of Times Square

Photo by Shawna Schill/UND Today.

Change-maker in the lab

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Kelli Maddock turned her love of animals into a career thanks to the flexibility of an online master’s degree from UND

Photo by Shawna Schill/UND Today.

Leader in Action: The change-maker in the medical lab

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Using UND’s online master’s program in medical lab science, Kelli Maddock is turning her love of animals into her career

Photo by Sam Melquist/UND Alumni Association & Foundation.

Jacob Odom finds his voice at UND

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Junior wide receiver Jacob Odom helps lead conversations about race and diversity on campus

Image courtesy of Maj. James Franciere.

At UND, Maj. James Franciere, USAF, becomes Maj. James Franciere, USSF

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Air Force ROTC instructor’s transfer to new branch marks a first for UND

President Ronald Reagan receives a UND jersey from former U.S. Senator Mark Andrews while visiting the campus in October 1986. Andrews died Saturday, Oct. 3, after a lifetime spent fighting for North Dakota -- and UND -- in Congress.

UND remembers Mark Andrews

October 8, 2020 at

Over 25 years in public office, the U.S Senator from Fargo was a good friend to the University

Prakash Pathak (far left), first-year medical student at the UND School of Medicine & Health Sciences, is shown here with his siblings. Image courtesy of Prakash Pathak.

Prakash Without Borders

September 29, 2020 at

Prakash Pathak shares his journey from refugee camp in Nepal to the UND School of Medicine & Health Sciences

A Zoom screenshot of the first ever online Women for Philanthropy event of the UND Alumni Association & Foundation.

Why the ‘Why’ matters in philanthropy

September 24, 2020 at

To give most effectively, ensure your giving aligns with your values, latest Women For Philanthropy event suggests

Jesse Panuccio

Constitution Day speaker: Scholars must affirm ‘Right to be Wrong’

September 22, 2020 at

Too often, campuses suppress rather than rebut arguments, threatening soul of academia, former high-ranking DoJ attorney says

Persevere (verb): 1. To continue in the face of difficulty; 2. Celibermari Rodriguez

Persevere (verb): 1. To continue in the face of difficulty; 2. Celibermari Rodriguez

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Celibermari Rodriguez earned her master’s degree in nutrition this summer after starting the program during Hurricane Maria

Photo by Sam Melquist/UND Alumni Association & Foundation.

Her name is Good Medicine

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With the sight of a leader and the heart of a warrior, Dr. Monica Mayer, ’95, brings her healing touch home to serve her people