Leaders in Action

Abbey Anderson, a native of Cooperstown, N.D., currently is a student in her final year of UND’s Family Nurse Practitioner (FNP) Clinical Track distance education program.

Dedicated from a distance

November 8, 2016 at

UND online nursing student Abbey Anderson plows toward another degree while balancing busy work and home life

Jonathon Nord, a grad student in UND’s combined Masters of Public Administration program, spent this past summer coordinating security for dignitaries attending the Republican National Convention in Cleveland. Photo by Jackie Lorentz.

Matter of national security

November 3, 2016 at

UND public administration grad student Jonathon Nord spends summer keeping the peace in the heart of one of America’s biggest political machines

UND Computer Sciences major Dakota Krout recently discovered a passion for writing that has resulted in his fantasy genre work cracking Amazon’s Top 10 best-sellers list.  Photo by Jackie Lorentz.

Fantasy focus

November 3, 2016 at

Computer Sciences major Dakota Krout recently discovered a passion for writing that has resulted in his fantasy genre work cracking Amazon’s Top 10 best-sellers list

Chili challenge a hit

Chili challenge a hit

November 3, 2016 at

UND students put on a brave face and iron stomach as they spice it up at Wilkerson Commons

Tyler Larson

‘One UND’ family

October 27, 2016 at

Prospective UND student fights off cancer, finds network of support already established at future school

Leon Osborne (center), with his wife, Kathy, and son, John, enjoy a laugh during a tribute event for the Chester Fritz Distinguished Professor of Atmospheric Sciences at UND. More than 100 people attended the event for Osborne to celebrate his career and accomplishments. Photo by Jackie Lorentz.

Feet on the ground, head in the clouds

October 25, 2016 at

Friends and colleagues take time to celebrate career and accomplishments of Leon Osborne, the so-called ‘People’s Weatherman’ from UND

Today, UND alumna Sally Smith is CEO of Buffalo Wild Wings, which Business Insider named 2015’s fastest growing chain restaurant in the United States. Photo by Shawna Schill.

Evolution of a CEO

October 25, 2016 at

Grand Forks native and UND alumna Sally Smith advises aspiring business students to be curious and never stop learning

Smith recently spoke to a packed house as the keynote speaker at the 2016 UND College of Business & Public Administration’s annual Mellem Business Symposium, held during Homecoming Week. Photo by Shawna Schill.

Taking care of biz back on campus

October 25, 2016 at

UND alumna and Buffalo Wild Wings CEO inspires students to achieve their dreams

Sally J. Smith

Wings of opportunity

October 20, 2016 at

Buffalo Wild Wings President/CEO Sally J. Smith shares path to success as Mellem Business Symposium featured speaker

SMHS gala tops big day

SMHS gala tops big day

October 20, 2016 at

Community comes together to toast UND School of Medicine and Health Sciences’ past, present and future

Musician, therapist and cancer survivor Christine Baze brings her message of pain, hope and prevention to an audience at UND Chester Fritz Auditorium on Tuesday, Oct. 18. Baze fought and survived invasive cervical cancer, a disease brought on by HPV, an extremely preventable virus if the vaccine is taken.

Cancer’s swan songstress

October 20, 2016 at

Musician Christine Baze is leading the chorus when it comes urging men and women to get vaccinated against highly preventable HPV

Nick Eberling

Alumni award from 40,000 feet

October 18, 2016 at

UND Young Alumni Achievement Award winner and lead U.S. Air Force Thunderbird pilot takes to the air to deliver his acceptance speech.

Robyn Ochs

Blurred lines

October 18, 2016 at

LGBTQ speaker Robyn Ochs illustrates how complex gender and sexuality can be at UND lecture

Katie Davidson. Photo by Shawna Noel Schill.

Overseas inspiration

October 5, 2016 at

New Director of International Center at UND looks to encourage more students to study abroad.

Steve Light, UND associate vice president for academic affairs, enjoys conversation and a morning meal with UND student Chris Sigurdson and City officials during a special breakfast to honor UND interns who spent their summers working for the City of Grand Forks. At right is Mike Vatnsdal, Grand Forks budget officer and Sigurdson's internship supervisor. Photo by Shawna Schill.

On the job

October 5, 2016 at

UND students benefit from spirit of collaboration between City and University with internships that provide real-world experience and expert mentorship.