Leaders in Action

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

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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

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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

Grand Forks Mayor Mike Brown. 
(Jackie Lorentz photo)

Looking back with former GF Mayor Mike Brown

July 7, 2020 at

UND says ‘Thanks’ to the former Grand Forks mayor, who reflects on his time in office and ties to the University  

Photo by Shawna Schill/UND Today.

In the Land of Opportunity

June 30, 2020 at

Ranju Dhungana’s life has taken her from a refugee camp to a prestigious U.S. State Department scholarship, via UND

Joel Runnels

Leaders in Action: Helping those in whose shoes he once was

June 23, 2020 at

Leaning on his personal experiences, doctoral student Joel Runnels champions deaf education and awareness

Paul Lindseth has been with UND since 1985, when he served as a flight instructor following nearly 10 years of service in the U.S. Air Force. Before becoming dean in 2016, Lindseth was also assistant chair of the aviation department, interim chair of space studies and assistant and associate dean for academics at UND Aerospace. Image courtesy of the John D. Odegard School of Aerospace Sciences.

Paul Lindseth to step down as dean of UND Aerospace

May 26, 2020 at

Lindseth, who has led the John D. Odegard School of Aerospace Sciences since 2016, will return to faculty role