Leaders in Action

For the last four of five years, Professor of Trumpet Ronnie Ingle's five-student ensemble has advanced to the live semifinals for the National Trumpet Competition. The ensemble, from left to right: Michael Morrisey, Maddie Ardelean, Dawson Domke, Christiena Taralson, and Gilson Silva.

Tooting their own horn

March 6, 2018

March Madness again for UND’s Trumpet Ensemble after reaching collegiate brass’s Big Dance for 2018

The UND Center is the first in North Dakota to complete all four steps of the Bright & Early North Dakota Quality Assurance rating program, achieving a four-star rating. The Bright & Early rating program helps parents and providers assess how well a child care program supports early learning and development. Programs can earn up to four stars as they commit to, improve and maintain quality.  UND archival photo.

Four stars for kids

March 6, 2018

University Children’s Learning Center first to earn top marks in North Dakota quality assurance program

The XXII Winter Games concluded this weekend in PyeonChang and all eight current or former UND hockey players as well as curler Joe Polo, who also studied at UND, made their respective countries burst with pride.  Image courtesy of UND Athletics.

Gold rush

February 27, 2018

Winter Olympic spotlight shines on UND alum athletes and support staff

UND alum and legendary NBA coach Phil Jackson was named to the 2018 class of Sioux Award recipients. The award is the highest UND alumni honor. (Above) Jackson visits with a UND honors psychology class on campus in 2008. Photo by Chuck Kimmerle.

Class acts

February 22, 2018

NBA coaching legend Phil Jackson heads up a 2018 Sioux Award class of alumni movers and shakers

Callegari, a junior, transferred to UND after playing out a scholarship at his first American university, North Carolina Central. He says, . “I heard about the reputation of UND around the country and from some of my mates that play tennis. I was really impressed and I’m proud to be here.” Photo by Connor Murphy/UND Today.

Student-athlete of the Month: Davide Callegari

February 22, 2018

Italian tennis transfer holds serve on the court and in the classroom at UND

Kelli Dean-Hendricks and Nicole Gannucci are part of the UND's Army Reserve Officers Training Corps (ROTC).  Jackie Lorentz photo/ UND Today

Female cadets indicate ROTC ‘about face’

February 20, 2018

UND alum and ROTC commander uses adventure and engagement to recruit larger diverse class

Edwin Edpalina stands next to his poster presentation at the NAGC’s 64th Annual Convention in Charlottesville, NC. In auditioning the entire elementary school, he discovered about 20 percent of children had fully developed tonal perception. Image courtesy of Edwin Edpalina.

Knack for giftedness

February 15, 2018

National award-winning teacher inspires high-achieving children’s choir on Standing Rock Indian Reservation

Kyle Thorson, a UND Business College alum and owner of the on-campus Archives Coffee House, is teaming up with UND and the Alumni Association & Foundation to help sponsor Spirit Week – five days of events (Feb. 19-23) showing students the impact of donor support and how they can find ways to say ‘thanks.’  Photo by Shawna Schill/UND Today.

Grounds for giving

February 13, 2018

UND business alum shares sense of philanthropy – and coffee – to support UND Spirit Week

UND Physician Phil Johnson (left) of Team USA takes care of Jeremy Morin during warm-up at the 2010 IIHF World U20 Championship. Johnson currently is the team doctor with the U.S. Men's Olympic Hockey Team in South Korea. His is one of 12 UND alums serving in official capacities at the Winter Games.  Image courtest of Jeff Vinnick/HHOF-IIHF Images).

Doctor is in

February 8, 2018

UND physician keeping USA Men’s Hockey healthy, among 12 alums with Olympic connections

Sally Page joined UND in 1977 to lead the Affirmative Action and Compliance Office. Over nearly 40 years, she cemented a reputation as fair in her dealings with employees and in her role as a protector the institution.

Sally Page — dedication and longevity

February 8, 2018

Longtime UND staffer and pioneer in affirmative action remembered as leader on campus and in the community

UND alumna Virginia DuBowy

Giving back now and for years to come

February 8, 2018

Pioneering alumna joins husband in setting up scholarships for aspiring female leaders in fisheries and wildlife biology

UND Chester Fritz Distinguished Professor of Chemical Engineering Wayne Seames recently wrote a new textbook that may revolutionize how an important chemical engineering concept is taught. Photo by Shawna Schill/UND Today.

Transformational teaching

February 6, 2018

Chemical Engineering Professor Wayne Seames on a mission for much-needed modernizing of core course

UND alum Jon Schaeffer prepares to deliver a live-shot to Nexstar Media Group TV stations across teh country from the site of Super Bowl LII in Minneapolis. Image courtesy of Jon Schaeffer.

Having a ball at the Super Bowl

February 1, 2018

Alum logs long days in front of camera to bring sights and sounds of greatest show on turf to millions

Keller Karlstrom, a senior studying Human Resources Management and Nonprofit Administration, holds the Student Leader of the Year Award. This national award represents years of work in volunteering and developing nonprofits around the Grand Forks area with his student group. Photo by Connor Murphy/UND Today.

Ascending the leadership ladder

January 25, 2018

UND senior named Student Leaders of the Year at nonprofit alliance’s national conference in Kansas City

Pogatshnik takes anti-bullying stand to Miss USA stage

Pogatshnik takes anti-bullying stand to Miss USA stage

January 25, 2018

UND psychology major is a leader in action and role model for children everywhere