Leaders in Action

North Dakota Lt. Gov. Brent Sanford delivers the annual Frank Wenstrom Lecture recently. He used the occasion as an opportunity to tell his story of public service, one that’s interwoven in business, governance and family legacy. Photo by Connor Murphy/UND Today.

Brent Sanford details journey to serve

May 15, 2018

State’s 38th lieutenant governor and UND alum delivers annual Wenstrom Lecture after whirlwind day

Leaders in Action on center stage

Leaders in Action on center stage

May 15, 2018

More than 2,000 UND students were eligible to graduate at campus ceremonies last week and this past weekend. Check it out!

Collin Hanson, executive director for Evolve Grand Forks and a 2016 UND graduate, worked with a network of public and private partners to create the Main Street GF Challenge. The aim of the project is to empower younger community members to act on the visions they have for the Grand Forks community. Photo by Connor Murphy/UND Today.

Main Street GF — challenge accepted

May 10, 2018

‘Main Street GF Challenge’ answers governor’s call to action by recruiting next-gen innovators, other schools watching

Betty Robin cuts the ribbon with her husband Si Robin for the grand opening of Robin Hall July 26, 2016. This weekend, UND will honor Betty and Si with an honorary degree for their work in supporting academics and facilties at the University. Photo by Jackie Lorentz/UND Today.

Degrees above the rest

May 10, 2018

Benefactors of Robin Hall, UND’s newest aviation hub, to be granted honorary degrees at commencement

The Big sweep

The Big sweep

May 10, 2018

UND students get their hands dirty out in largest community-service effort of the year

About 75 people attended a special tribute ceremony on Friday to honor Lieutenant Harold Holden Sayre and his heroic legacy, on the grounds of the 110-year-old Sayre Hall. The majestic old building was renamed in Sayre’s honor about a year after his death. A group of UND studens is working with facilities to document the history behind Sayre Hall before it is torn down this summer. Photo by Connor Murphy/UND Today.

Harnessing history before it’s gone

May 8, 2018

UND Students’ class project a key part of Sayre Hall/Wesley College documentation effort

Blues and Brews goes live

Blues and Brews goes live

May 8, 2018

UND class brews up some real-world experience in the exciting world of advertising

A dozen UND engineering students have been working since last fall on the Drillbotics project, and UND was selected for the second phase of the competition. Photo by Shawna Schill/UND Today.

Drilling down for a win

May 1, 2018

UND student engineers’ project among elite company as one of nine finalists in international competition

UND President Mark Kennedy (left) and Provost Tom DiLorenzo surprised Chemistry Professor Alena Kubatova with the honor of being the newest UND  Chester Fritz Distinguished Professor on Tuesday. The Chester Fritz Distinguished Professorship, UND highest academic honor, was established with an endowment gift from the late University benefactor Chester Fritz. Photo by Connor Murphy/UND Today.

Kubátová named Chester Fritz professor

April 26, 2018

Chemistry prof receives UND’s highest academic honor in surprise announcement

Students in the Department of Nutrition & Dietetics review some of the healthy entrees they've pepared in the department's Food Lab. Photo by Tyler Ingham/UND Today.

Wake-up call to poor eating

April 26, 2018

Health and wellness podcast: UND researcher Amir Alakaam says risk levels from bad diets can be higher than smoking

UND Rocket Team

This IS rocket science

April 24, 2018

UND student team has blast furthering school’s launching tradition at annual NASA event

Hannah Balderas, a psychology and pre-med students and UND American Indian Science and Engineering Society chapter secretary, had an eventful time at the AISES national conference recently, as she was elected to serve as a junior member of the National AISES Board of Directors. Photo by Shawna Schill.

Seven-generation solutions

April 19, 2018

Premed student Hannah Balderas makes a difference in hopes of impacting lives well into future

When she first arrived on campus in 2013, UND Softball player and reigning Big Sky Pitcher of the Year Kaylin VanDomelen didn't know anyone else on the softball team. The Bend, Ore., native had never imagined ever living in North Dakota either..

Student-athlete of the Month: Kaylin VanDomelen

April 19, 2018

UND softballer, teaching major simply ‘VanDominant’ on the mound and from the batter’s box

Foerster, a native of Pisek, N.D., and a doctoral student in chemical engineering, is working to convert waste products from soybeans into high-value carbon fiber, which is stronger and more stiff than steel, yet lighter. It’s used in planes, cars, and even golf clubs. He took first place in the recent three Minute Thesis Competition at UND.  Photo by Shawna Schill/UND Today.

Three-minute victory in Vegas

April 17, 2018

UND research competition champ hits jackpot at regional communication contest in City of Lights

Steve Martin

Powering futures by giving back

April 12, 2018

UND Engineering alum Steve Martin reflects on American Indian roots as founder of thriving energy startup in Africa