Leaders in Action

Edwin Edpalina stands next to his poster presentation at the NAGC’s 64th Annual Convention in Charlottesville, NC. In auditioning the entire elementary school, he discovered about 20 percent of children had fully developed tonal perception. Image courtesy of Edwin Edpalina.

Knack for giftedness

February 15, 2018

National award-winning teacher inspires high-achieving children’s choir on Standing Rock Indian Reservation

Kyle Thorson, a UND Business College alum and owner of the on-campus Archives Coffee House, is teaming up with UND and the Alumni Association & Foundation to help sponsor Spirit Week – five days of events (Feb. 19-23) showing students the impact of donor support and how they can find ways to say ‘thanks.’  Photo by Shawna Schill/UND Today.

Grounds for giving

February 13, 2018

UND business alum shares sense of philanthropy – and coffee – to support UND Spirit Week

UND Physician Phil Johnson (left) of Team USA takes care of Jeremy Morin during warm-up at the 2010 IIHF World U20 Championship. Johnson currently is the team doctor with the U.S. Men's Olympic Hockey Team in South Korea. His is one of 12 UND alums serving in official capacities at the Winter Games.  Image courtest of Jeff Vinnick/HHOF-IIHF Images).

Doctor is in

February 8, 2018

UND physician keeping USA Men’s Hockey healthy, among 12 alums with Olympic connections

Sally Page joined UND in 1977 to lead the Affirmative Action and Compliance Office. Over nearly 40 years, she cemented a reputation as fair in her dealings with employees and in her role as a protector the institution.

Sally Page — dedication and longevity

February 8, 2018

Longtime UND staffer and pioneer in affirmative action remembered as leader on campus and in the community

UND alumna Virginia DuBowy

Giving back now and for years to come

February 8, 2018

Pioneering alumna joins husband in setting up scholarships for aspiring female leaders in fisheries and wildlife biology

UND Chester Fritz Distinguished Professor of Chemical Engineering Wayne Seames recently wrote a new textbook that may revolutionize how an important chemical engineering concept is taught. Photo by Shawna Schill/UND Today.

Transformational teaching

February 6, 2018

Chemical Engineering Professor Wayne Seames on a mission for much-needed modernizing of core course

UND alum Jon Schaeffer prepares to deliver a live-shot to Nexstar Media Group TV stations across teh country from the site of Super Bowl LII in Minneapolis. Image courtesy of Jon Schaeffer.

Having a ball at the Super Bowl

February 1, 2018

Alum logs long days in front of camera to bring sights and sounds of greatest show on turf to millions

Keller Karlstrom, a senior studying Human Resources Management and Nonprofit Administration, holds the Student Leader of the Year Award. This national award represents years of work in volunteering and developing nonprofits around the Grand Forks area with his student group. Photo by Connor Murphy/UND Today.

Ascending the leadership ladder

January 25, 2018

UND senior named Student Leaders of the Year at nonprofit alliance’s national conference in Kansas City

Pogatshnik takes anti-bullying stand to Miss USA stage

Pogatshnik takes anti-bullying stand to Miss USA stage

January 25, 2018

UND psychology major is a leader in action and role model for children everywhere

UND Law School Dean Kathryn R.L. Rand, the first female head of the law school whose nine years in charge ranks her as one of the longest serving law deans in the country, has decided to conclude her service as dean and continue her role as a law school faculty member. Image courtesy of Rob Carolin.

Time is right

January 23, 2018

UND Law’s Rand to conclude her service as dean and return to faculty with school well positioned for her successor

Grand Forks and UND joined in celebrating the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

Video: MLK Day observed on campus

January 18, 2018

UND and Grand Forks celebrate life and legacy of Martin Luther King Jr.

As a freshman, she played the first 27 games, including a start, before suffering a season-ending knee injury. She still earned a spot on the All-Academic Big Sky team as well as her first collegiate letter. Strand has pursued a bachelor’s in psychology for pre-physical therapy. She sees the psychological background as helpful for those dealing with the mental strain of a long recovery process. Photo by Connor Murphy/UND Today.

Student-athlete of the Month: Bailey Strand

January 12, 2018

UND Women’s Basketball starter turns recovery experience into academic inspiration

Dylan Diede, originally of Glen Ullin, N.D., grades papers in Gamble Hall as part of his duties as a graduate assistant. Diede is one of the few students in his field taking advantage of the applied economics combined program, allowing him to take both undergraduate and graduate credits. Photo by Connor Murphy/UND Today.

A matter of degrees

December 14, 2017

Top business student to receive master’s before bachelor’s with help of combined program, quirk in commencement scheduling

With a need for more pilots, the Air and Marine Operations (AMO) selected 15 sophomores and juniors for a fast track to a career in border protection. This new partnership trains students for jobs that will be waiting for them after graduation. Pictured is a UH-60 Black Hawk helicopter, used by AMO in various operations. Photo courtesy of Ryan Mason.

Headed for the border

December 14, 2017

Fifteen UND Aviation majors chosen for career path partnership with U.S. Customs and Border Protection

Social media takeover

Social media takeover

December 14, 2017

Students get hands on with local business’s social media for unique marketing experience