Leaders in Action

A Nov. 9 Provost Forum, hosted by UND Provost Tom DiLorenzo, included progress updates from Sherry Lawdermilt, project manager of Goal No. 6 (meeting the educational needs of the active-duty military, veterans, and their families) and Jeff Holm, project manager of Goal No. 3 (deliver more educational opportunities on campus and online).

UND among Top 25 Leaders in Innovation

September 13, 2017

University surges in U.S. News & World Report ‘Best Colleges’ rankings, joining Harvard, Stanford and MIT in at least one category

Mat Cox, who earns top grades in the classroom and is a leaders in the football field, will graduate with a bachelor’s degree in civil engineering in May. By May 2019, he plans to earn his master’s degree in civil engineering from UND. Photo by Shawna Schill.

UND Student-Athlete of the Month: Mat Cox

September 7, 2017

Olympia, Wash., native, and Fighting Hawks offensive lineman engineering two degrees in six years

Delzer, in her Mapleton, N.D. third-grade classroom, graduated from UND with a double major in elementary education and early childhood education in 2008. She also earned her master’s degree in elementary education from UND in 2014. Photo produced and featured in the New York Times, Sept. 2 edition.

Top teacher alum featured in New York Times to speak at UND

September 7, 2017

Kayla Delzer, whose classroom philosophies have become standard worldwide, holds two degrees from the College of Education & Human Development

Welcome, students

Welcome, students

September 5, 2017

Student from across UND — and the nation– are welcomed as the big, bright Class of 2021.

Driven to learn

Driven to learn

August 15, 2017

Christopher Walden earns Ph.D., starts medical school three days later

Stephanie Walker, UND director of libraries and information resources (OER), looks to technology to bring power of Open Educational Resources to University students and faculty. UND estimates already it has saved students as much 1.6 million in text book cost through OER. Photo by Jackie Lorentz.

Champions of change

August 15, 2017

UND Dean of Libraries authors chapter on changing the culture surrounding Open Educational Resources

Law professor and higher education policy expert  Peter Lake visited UND on July 31 to speak on higher education, free speech and academic freedom.  He said the rise of the advocacy and consumer culture has shifted student beliefs. Photo by Tyler Ingham.

Disruptive times

August 1, 2017

Higher ed futurist focuses on navigating change while hitting on hot-button issues of the day

UND Assistant Professor of Sociology Frank White teaches "Drugs and Society" to a packed classroom each semester. The class size has grown through topic interest and Frank's signature teaching style.  Photo by Shawna Schill.

Master of engagement

August 1, 2017

Frank White, known for teaching prowess, making a difference on campus, in the region and across nation

It was fond farewells all around for Leigh Jeanotte, longtime UND director of American Indian Student Services, on Monday, June 26. Jeanotte said good-bye to colleagues and other friends as he prepared for retirement after 43 years at UND. Photo by Shawna Schill.

Decades of dedication

July 11, 2017

Leigh Jeanotte and dozens of others leave UND a better place as they retire or participate in buyouts

EERC programmer Saurabh Chimote was recently recognized as the UND, state and regional Student Employee Supervisor of the Year. Photo courtesy of EERC.

Superior supervisor

July 4, 2017

EERC programmer named UND, State and Midwest student employee supervisor of the year

After months of brand research, stakeholder surveys and focus groups, the UND is moving forward with a brand identity that will revolve around the tagline "Leaders in Action." Photo by Shawna Schill.

UND shapes ‘Leaders in Action’

June 27, 2017

New brand identity chosen, work underway to share the message

Janelle Kilgore, director of financial aid, has been named interim executive director of financial aid and admissions. She assumed the duties of Sol Jenson, former assistant vice president for enrollment services, who left UND recently for a position at Northern Illinois University. In her new role, Kilgore will oversee financial aid and admissions. Photo by Jackie Lorentz.

Meet Janelle Kilgore

June 27, 2017

Financial aid director adds to her busy portfolio, taking admissions responsibilities on an interim basis

Marilyn’s got spirit

Marilyn’s got spirit

June 27, 2017

Longtime local journalist and all-around die-hard UND backer Marilyn Hagerty surprised with Spirit Award

Amid the fast pace of a student athlete's schedule, Stephanie Clarke graduated this spring from UND as a double major in psychology and criminal justice. On top of that, she’ll be the first in her family to hang a college diploma on the wall. Photo courtesy of UND Athletics.

First to cross finish line

May 30, 2017

First-generation college student Stephanie Clarke finds UND success in the classroom and on the track

Though Forsberg actually graduated from UND with a degree in Air Traffic Control, he attributes a great deal of his success to entrepreneurship classes he took along the way. Those classes and a chance meeting gave him the confidence to invent a product that clearing the air in coffee shops around the region. Photo courtesy of Averi Haugesaug.

Breath of fresh air

May 30, 2017

UND alumnus brews up a business venture after a bout with coffee breath