Leaders in Action

Image courtesy of Maj. James Franciere.

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

November 17, 2020 at

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

September 17, 2020 at

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

September 17, 2020 at

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

North Dakota Athletics archival image.

Dean Blais named to 2020 U.S. Hockey Hall of Fame Class

September 17, 2020 at

Former UND head coach, leader of two NCAA championship teams, caps decorated career with one of hockey’s top honors

Image courtesy of Sanford Health.

Caring for the sickest of the sick

September 8, 2020 at

A UND-trained nurse, Caleb Behm was among North Dakota’s first health professionals to confront a then-new disease: COVID-19

Web screenshot.

Award-winning UND student rings NASDAQ closing bell

September 3, 2020 at

Pierson Painter, Red River Valley Business Plan Competition winner, represented UND’s Nistler College of Business & Public Administration in ringing the bell

Image courtesy of UND Alumni Association & Foundation.

A love of learning that never grows old

August 27, 2020 at

Iris Westman, UND ‘28, has inspired others for 115 years. And if her family’s wish for a documents conservation lab at UND comes true, that’s only the beginning

Diana D'Amico Pawlewicz

Diana D’Amico Pawlewicz’s book traces history of ‘Blaming Teachers’

August 18, 2020 at

Professionalization elevated doctors and lawyers, but landed teachers on only the bottom rung of a K-12 bureaucracy ladder. D’Amico Pawlewicz’s book asks and answers, ‘Why?’

Chester Fritz Distinguished Professor of Atmospheric Sciences Mike Poellot is stepping down from his long-held position as department chair to return to a regular faculty position. Poellot has been chair since the late 1990s.

Twenty-one years later, Poellot steps down as Atmospheric Sciences chair

July 21, 2020 at

Chester Fritz Distinguished Professor’s tenure as department leader unique, but no accident, says successor

Photo by Patrick C. Miller/UND Today.

Grand Forks’ new mayor will work closely with UND

July 14, 2020 at

Part Two: Brandon Bochenski discusses his plans and the life experiences that shaped him

Photo by Patrick C. Miller/UND Today.

Bo knows the world – and UND

July 7, 2020 at

Brandon Bochenski returned to North Dakota to raise a family and earn a degree; but at UND, he also found a manager for his successful mayoral campaign