Leaders in Action

Tucker Poolman, now a pro with the Winnipeg Jets of the NHL, excelled on the ice and in the classroom at UND. The Within a matter of weeks last spring, the All-American defensemen from East Grand Forks signed his pro contract and graduated with a degree in business administration after only three years at UND. Photo by Jonathan Kozub.

Pipeline to a degree

October 12, 2017

UND Hockey may be an NHL factory but its academic culture is producing more than just pro prospects

Mellem Business Symposium (left to right) College of Business & Public Adminstration Interim Dean Steve Light; Eric Trueblood, Jules Kotrba and Al Royse.   (Jackie Lorentz photo/UND Today)

Tailored for business

October 10, 2017

Mellem Business Symposium panelists share experiences and advice with UND’s next Leaders in Action

Alivia Fraase, a junior from Fargo, is double-majoring in elementary education and early childhood education, with a minor in special education. As a volleyball defensive specialist, she had 583 digs last year, the second-most in UND history, and has been integral in UND’s NCAA-leading 19 wins, as of Thursday. Photo by Jackie Lorentz.

Student-Athlete of the Month: Alivia Fraase

October 5, 2017

Fargo, native and star libero finds perfect match as she digs in to Education double major

A resident of Round Rock, Texas – a suburb of Austin – Fallon Jefferson is a distance student of UND’s Advanced Public Health Nurse master’s program, completing the second semester of her three-semester practicum.    Has been putting her education to practice in Texas hurricane shelters.

In the eye of the storm

October 5, 2017

UND online master’s student brings advanced nursing expertise to the front lines at Texas hurricane shelters

TopDog teaching comes to UND

TopDog teaching comes to UND

October 5, 2017

N.D. educator and UND alum Kayla Delzer returns to share her innovative style, inspire future teachers

Kristen Stenehjem is a second-year medical student at UND who just completed a prestigious fellowship at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center in New York City. She is among four women in her family with strong ties to the UND School of Medicine & Health Sciences. Photo by Jackie Lorentz.

A family tradition

October 3, 2017

Four Stenehjem women have strong ties to UND Medicine

2017 Sioux Award honorees are (clockwise) Tim O'Keefe, Al Royse, Lucy Dalglish, Jack Muhs and Jeanne Pfeiffer. Images courtesy of the UND Alumni Association & Foundation.

2017 Sioux Award honorees set

October 3, 2017

Designation is highest for UND alumni and traditional part of annual UND Homecoming celebration

Chris Dougherty got his undergraduate engineering degree at the South Dakota School of Mines. But come the end of the year, he’ll officially be a part of the UND family, as he graduates with his MBA from the College of Business and Public Administration (CoBPA) – achieved completely online.  Image courtesy of Chris Dougherty.

Cheering, learning and connecting

October 3, 2017

UND fan pursues online MBA, fosters University student connections with John Deere Electronic Solutions

UND Pride of the North Marching Band sousaphonist Seth Skjervheim stands with his dad, Don, and mom, Kathy, recently during a UND Fighting Hawks fooball game. Seth recently donated bone marrow to an anonymous man stricken with leukemia.  He then returned to UND to perform with the band only days after the donation. Image courtesy of the Pride of the North Marching Band.

Hero’s march

September 28, 2017

Pride of the North Band’s Seth Skjervheim runs the field mere days after donating bone marrow to anonymous recipient

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Rare air

September 26, 2017

National Merit Scholar Andrew Hollingsworth unintentionally relaunch of high-achieving student program at UND

Matt White, a UND student majoring in rehabilitation and minoring in psychology, is a brain injury survivor. He's also an intern at the North Dakota Brain Injury Network, part of the Center of Rural Health at the UND School of Medicine & Health Sciences. Image courages of Marv Leier.

Road to recovery

September 26, 2017

UND student and brain injury survivor mixes empathy with care as Center for Rural Health intern

Being Bubba

Being Bubba

September 21, 2017

Head football coach Bubba Schweigert hands out tickets to each home game, not because he has to, but because he loves to

UND announced the formation of a search committee this week – led by Cindy Juntunen, Dean of the College of Education and Human Development – to find a new dean for the CoBPA. The helmsperson will replace Margaret Williams, who left the post this spring. UND's CoBPA was rated 216 out of 250 ranked schools in the 2018 U.S. News & World Report’s list of Best Undergraduate Business Programs, making it the only ranked program in the state.

Building on business excellence

September 19, 2017

UND College of Business and Public Administration launches dean search amid year of successes

Can a differences in finger length predict athletic ability? UND Professor Grant Tomkinson (above middle) recently set out to find out. He conducted separate research studies with his master’s degree student, Makailah Dyer (right), former UND Fighting Hawks women’s basketball standout, and his son, Jordan, a senior and basketball player at Sacred Heart School in East Grand Forks. Photo by Jackie Lorentz.

It’s all in the hands

September 19, 2017

World-renowned UND kinisiologist Grant Tomkinson joins grad student and own son in published studies linking finger length to strength, athleticism

Mark Askelson, a UND alumnus, brings a wealth of relevant knowledge and experience to his new position as interim executive director of the Research Institute for Autonomous Systems. Photo by Jackie Lorentz.

Askelson named interim executive director of RIAS

September 14, 2017

UND alumnus and atmospheric Sciences faculty member specializes in UAS integration research