Leaders in Action

A’maize’ing scholar

A’maize’ing scholar

December 18, 2018

Dale Brunelle is first American Indian to earn doctorate in biology

He and his business partner Shawn Clapp went on to manage the Hotel Donaldson in downtown Fargo before opening the Toasted Frog in downtown Grand Forks in 2006. That unlimited access to alcohol was paving a dark path.  Photo by Sam Melquist/UND Alumni Association & Foundation.

A vigilant voice

December 13, 2018

UND alumnus and Grand Forks businessman Jonathan Holth shares his personal story of addiction and recovery

Abi Nadeau Winsor, a 2014 accountancy graduate, recently passed away after a 10-month battle with brain cancer. To help fulfill one of her many goals, her closest friends established an accounting scholarship fund in her name. Photo by Shawna Schill.

Remembering Abi Nadeau Winsor

December 11, 2018

Accountancy alums create scholarship honoring life and contributions of inspirational 2014 grad

Q&A: Catching up with Michael Halstenson

Q&A: Catching up with Michael Halstenson

November 29, 2018

How do you get to Carnegie Hall? Alum and accomplished composer says UND’s not a bad place to start

Jonathon Nord, a graduate student from the University of North Dakota, won this year’s national Pi Alpha Alpha Master’s Student Manuscript of the Year Award from the Washington, D.C.-based Network of Schools of Public Policy, Affairs, and Administration (NASPAA).

Nord’s winning thesis is titled “Diffusion of Ideas in UAS [unmanned aircraft systems] Regulation.” Image courtesy of Juan Pedraza.

Top of the pack

November 29, 2018

UND grad student wins national manuscript of the year with paper on evolving UAS regulations

Tim Leonard (left), vice president of flight operations for FedEx Express, helps hold a $500,000 check awarded to UND through the FedEx Purple Runway Aviation Scholarship Program. UND is one of seven schools receiving funding to help students earn flight instruction ratings over the next five years. Also pictured, from left to right, are Aviation Department Chair Jim Higgins, Associate Dean Elizabeth Bjerke, Director of Aviation Industry Relations Kent Lovelace, Dean Paul Lindseth and Vice President of Development, Leadership Gifts Dan Muus. Photo by Connor Murphy/UND Today.

High standards hallmark pact with FedEx Express

November 20, 2018

Student-pilot scholarship program supports future flight instructors at nation’s top aviation schools

Giving it a twirl

Giving it a twirl

November 13, 2018

UND Nursing student and Navy vet Stephanie Paro adjusts to new surroundings in the classroom and on the parade field

UND President Mark Kennedy presents his special assistant and "chief of staff" Angelique Foster with a President's Medal, one of the highest honors the president can bestow. Foster, who will be leaving the University in May, was instrumental in the successful implementation of the One UND Strategic Plan. Photo by Shawna Schill/UND Today.

Foster–ing success

November 8, 2018

Special assistant to the President turned ‘chief of staff’ Angelique Foster rewarded with President’s Medal

UND Professor Assion Lawson-Body mentors Zsofia Barandi. Photo by Shawna Schill/UNDToday.

Recipe for success

November 6, 2018

UND’s MBA program sees spike in online enrollment after curriculum overhaul and expanded marketing efforts

Supreme opportunity

Supreme opportunity

November 6, 2018

Each year, UND student lawyers save their best arguments for North Dakota’s highest tribunal in the Moot Court Finals

Bev Libby, grandmother to UND Accountancy student Tyson Libby, came to the American Indian Center to speak about her culture and upbringing, as well as issues facing her community on the White Earth Reservation in Minnesota. Her presentation was part of an Indian Taco Night hosted by the Center and Accountancy 494 students, seven of whom make up a Truth & Reconciliation group under the guidance of executive-in-residence Mike Hendrickson. Photo by Connor Murphy/UND Today.

Reconciliation through giving

November 1, 2018

Accountancy adds culture night to annual winter-coat drive, bringing awareness to plights of American Indians

Grand Forks Mayor Michael Brown takes time on Wednesday afternoon to meet with UND Honors students who the mayor has been mentoring on leadership over the course of the Fall semester. Brown is one of 10 mentors, from both on and off campus, who have counseling Honors students, as part of the program's Leaders in Action track. Photo by Shawna Schill/UND Today.

Leading by example

November 1, 2018

UND Honors students get first-hand lesson in leadership from some of the area’s best

Meloney Linder, vice president for marketing & communications, comes to UND from the University of Wisconsin-Madison, where she served as the chief communication officer for Wisconsin's School of Business. She is a native of Fergus Falls, Minn. Photo by Shawna Schill/UND Today.

UND’s newest agents of passion

October 30, 2018

Chief communicator Meloney Linder, Finance VP Jed Shivers and Athletics’ Bill Chaves, settle in on the fly

ZeinebYoussif (left) and Stephanie Walker (Dean of Library) with a image of the Scholarly Commons introduction page projected behind. The Scholarly Commons is accessible through the internet and anyone can search for research, art and documents produced by UND faculty, staff and students that has been published.

In celebration of innovation

October 23, 2018

UND librarians honored by regional peers for staying ahead of the curve in assisting students and faculty

Pete and Eunice Kuhn pose for a photo with UND women's basketball freshman Claire Orth (middle). Over the years, the Kuhns have donated to countless areas, including scholarships for Fighting Hawks Athletics, the College of Business & Public Administration, and the College of Education & Human Development; as well as the building of the Betty Englestad Sioux Center and the High Performance Center; a media center for basketball and locker rooms for football and volleyball. Image courtesy of the UND Alumni Association & Foundation, and Russ Hons Photography.

Alum couple has campus-wide impact

October 18, 2018

Pete and Eunice Kuhn keep finding new ways to benefit UND academics and athletics