Leaders in Action

Cara Hagren, a UND alum and currently the interim Vice President for Student Affairs and Diversity, recently had the interim tag removed from her title and now holds the position permanently. Photo by Shawna Schill/UND Today.

Halgren takes the helm

November 14, 2017 at

Cara Halgren has interim tag removed as she follows a calling to become new permanent VP for Student Affairs and Diversity

Leader of the band

Leader of the band

November 14, 2017 at

UND drum major Elizah Gray is a leader in action as the heartbeat of the Pride of the North marchers

Lt. Col. Jason Murphy's 20-plus year military path has taken him around the world on a full circle back to UND, where he currently serves as commander of the University's Reserve Officer Training Corps battalion. Image courtesy of  Lt. Col. Jason Murphy.

‘Welcome back, Colonel Murphy’

November 9, 2017 at

UND Army ROTC commander talks Veterans Day, leadership and return to alma mater

Meet Matt Eidson: Marine and aspiring journalist

Meet Matt Eidson: Marine and aspiring journalist

November 9, 2017 at

The newest Dakota Student editor served on the front lines in the War on Terror before enrolling at UND

Mary Feller

Focus on first

November 7, 2017 at

UND event observes first annual national celebration of first-generation students and alumni

Leon Osborne (center), with his wife, Kathy, and son, John, enjoy a laugh during a tribute event for the Chester Fritz Distinguished Professor of Atmospheric Sciences at UND. More than 100 people attended the event for Osborne to celebrate his career and accomplishments. Photo by Jackie Lorentz.

Leon’s legacy

October 26, 2017 at

UND Chester Fritz Distinguished Professor Leon Osborne remembered as passionate weather pioneer

Laurie Betting will retire on Oct. 31 after 15 years of service to the University – and it’s been a busy 15 years.  Photo by Shawna Schill/UND Today.

‘Betting’ on others

October 26, 2017 at

With retirement of Laurie Betting, UND campus celebrates career of veracious leader and inspiring mentor

UND Wildlife Ecologist Susan Ellis-Felege (middle) receives a special certificate for her part as a presenter in the 2016-17 University Faculty Lecture Series. She is joined in the photo by College of Arts & Sciences' Dean Debbie Storrs and UND President Mark Kennedy. Photo by Connor Murphy/UND Today.

From nest to the skies

October 26, 2017 at

Wildlife Ecologist Susan Ellis-Felege presents her research at latest Faculty Lecture—showing science at its most active

Glenn James Jarrett, grandson of UND Athletics legend Glenn "Red" Jarrett, holds one of his grandfather's leather football helmets, during a dedication ceremony that put the elder Jarrett's name on the entrance of the school's High Performance Center. Photo by Jackie Lorentz/UND Today. 

Officials from the University of North Dakota Athletic Department and Alumni 
Association and Foundation held a a special ceremony Oct. 20, 2017 to honor Glenn "Red" Jarrett at the High Performance Center in the dedication of "Glenn Red Jarrett Way". 

Glenn James Jarrett holds one of his grandfathers Glenn Red Jarrett's leather football helmets in front of a photo of his grandfather in a UND Football uniform. (Note not wearing the same helmet).

Green at heart but ‘Red’ is the ‘Way’

October 24, 2017 at

UND dedicates entrance of High Performance Center in honor of one of school’s pioneering great athletes

UND student Max Ramstad is slated to graduate next year with a degree in Interdisciplinary Studies, with coursework in business, public administration, non-profits, political science and philosophy to round it out. Photo courtesy of the UND Alumni Association & Foundation.

UND’s promise

October 19, 2017 at

UND Alumni Association & Foundation offers donors generous matches for recruitment scholarship gifts

This latest mission features two new research modules for plant production and extravehicular activities, funded with a new NASA grant of $750,000. It began in September 2015 and is scheduled to end in August 2018.

One small step

October 19, 2017 at

UND Space Studies students confined to Lunar-Mars Habitat for 14 days in one-of-a-kind NASA-funded research mission

Faison bids fond farewell

Faison bids fond farewell

October 19, 2017 at

UND Athletics Director Brian Faison announces retirement, capping nearly decade-long legacy

UND Athletic Director Brian Faison led UND Athletics from triumph to triumph during his tenure,  with a national championship in hockey in April, 2016, and most recently with four sports programs winning Big Sky Conference championships in 2016-17 – the most titles captured by any conference school in one year. Courtesy of UND Athletics.

AD Brian Faison announces retirement

October 17, 2017 at

After ushering in D-I era at UND, as well as on-the-field and classroom successes, Faison will transition into a special advisor role in December

100 reasons — Choose to stay

100 reasons — Choose to stay

October 16, 2017 at

Alumna, who struggles with depression and mental health issues, spreads awareness through Facebook campaign

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 at

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