Leaders in Action

Zsofia Barandi earned her bachelor's and master's degrees in accounting from UND. After taking all four sections of the CPA exam, her high scores made her eligible for a prestigious award in the world of accounting. UND archival image.

UND grad’s test scores earn national award

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UND Accountancy graduate Zsofia Barandi wins 2019 Elijah Watt Sells Award after stellar CPA Exam performance


‘Dual Major/Two Degrees’ path propels students in their careers

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Graduating with Sociology and Criminal Justice Studies degrees expands students’ professional horizons

Newly elected student leaders share vision for year ahead

Newly elected student leaders share vision for year ahead

April 28, 2020 at

New UND Student Body president and VP promise to ‘fight for students every step of the way’

Image courtesy of UND School of Medicine & Health Sciences.

Hurry up and wait

April 28, 2020 at

Health sciences students navigate tricky world of certification, clinical training and job-seeking in the middle of a pandemic

Spanish language professor Claudia Routon is teaching nearly 60 UND students remotely from Spain, where she is sheltering in place during the coronavirus pandemic. Photo courtesy of Claudia Routon.

Teaching from half a world away

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Not just remotely, but very remotely: UND Professor Claudia Routon teaches Spanish while sheltering in place in Spain

Karlene Clark.

Best boss in 14 states

April 16, 2020 at

Karlene Clark named Midwest Student Employee Supervisor of the Year

Engineering students team up with industry

Engineering students team up with industry

April 2, 2020 at

Mechanical engineering students power project to detect pipeline leaks

UND alumnus Henry Herr accepts the top Alumni Association & Foundation Award during a UND Homecoming banquet in 2015. Image courtesy of the UND Alumni Association & Foundation.

Executive and philanthropist Henry Herr to receive UND honorary degree

March 31, 2020 at

Herr earned two degrees from UND and is a winner of the Sioux Award, the UND Alumni Association & Foundation’s highest honor

Travis Gylling graduated from UND in four years with two aviation degrees and a job in the airlines already lined up. Photo by Schawna Schill/UND Today.

Leader in Action: Earning his wings

March 17, 2020 at

Travis Gylling is a flight instructor at UND, while completing his second degree here

VIDEO: Leader in Action prepares to move forward

VIDEO: Leader in Action prepares to move forward

March 17, 2020 at

“You have it in you, you just need someone to guide you,” says Travis Gylling, UND’s latest Leader in Action

Photo by Connor Murphy/UND Today.

Freshman trio wants to make airline-luggage tracking a ‘flash’

February 27, 2020 at

Concept for modern baggage tag makes UND freshmen finalists in FAA Smart Airport Design Challenge

Robert Ferguson, FEMA Portfolio Disability Integration Specialist, speaks with Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Administrator Peter T. Gaynor, and FEMA Region 6 Regional Administrator Tony Robinson through FEMA Sign Language Interpreter, Scott Wallace during Mr. Gaynor’s visit to the  Texas Recovery Office in Austin. The TRO External Affairs Officer and TRO Director are also pictured. Photo courtesy of FEMA photographer Julie Joseph.

Disaster mitigator for people with disabilities

February 18, 2020 at

UND alum provides hope to those whom disasters hit especially hard

Photo by Connor Murphy/UND Today.

All for Abi: Online accountancy student receives special scholarship

February 11, 2020 at

Anne Holland, inspired by her best friend’s cancer fight, returns to UND for scholarship recognition in midst of pursuing online master’s

Jan 2020 Leader In Action Andy Samuel

Leaders in Action: Where dreams land far and high

January 21, 2020 at

Thrower, videographer, committee chair, UND senior and recent NASA intern Andy Samuel wears many hats

Maria Wallenhorst earned her bachelor's degree in December, following two summers with the U.S. Department of State. As an intern for the country's foreign service, Wallenhorst deepened her passion for diplomacy. Photo courtesy of Wallenhorst.

Internship put UND student in the diplomatic big leagues

January 16, 2020 at

After two consecutive summer internships with the U.S. Department of State, Maria Wallenhorst was ‘hooked’