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Ciciley Littlewolf, a second-year medical student  at UND's School of Medicine & Health Sciences, is part of the Indians Into Medicine program, which assists American Indian students from middle school through medical school.
Littlewolf is from the Northern Cheyenne Reservation in southeastern Montana. Photo by Jackie Lorentz.

Set to succeed

February 16, 2017

UND’s INMED students bask in support from middle school to medical school

Jeff Gendreau, an electrical engineering senior from Bismarck, is part of  a UND College of Engineering & Mines Team that will compete in a global Grand Challenges event next month in Washington, D.C. Gendreau will be joined by fellow team members Eric Horton from Andover, Minn.; Joseph Aymond, Grand Forks; and Tyler Kast, Minot.  Photo by Shawna Schill.

Up to the challenge

February 16, 2017

UND Engineering team’s healthy-food app one of only a dozen destined for national competition next month in Washington, D.C.

Feast and festivity

Feast and festivity

February 16, 2017

UND holds 55th annual Feast of Nations, bringing the far-away home to Grand Forks

Besides being a pivotal piece in understanding UAS research data across campus, Computer Scientist Travis Desell says he and his students have collaborated with a number of departments for their big data and High Performance Computing research needs.  Photo by Jackie Lorentz.

Next step: NexusND

February 14, 2017

UND to initiate Grand Challenges effort with $3 million investment in technology infrastructure and workforce

UND Student Body President Brandon Beyer (left) and UND Dean of Libraries and Information Resources Stephanie Walker are big proponent of Open Educational Resources, which already have saved UND students millions in text book cots. In September, the UND Student Senate passed a resolution in support of OER at UND. On Jan. 15, it put its money where its mouth was and unanimously passed a bill to allocate $75,000 dollars to the implementation of more OER on campus. That allocation was coupled with a $25,000 match from Provost DiLorenzo. Photo by Jackie Lorentz.

More bucks for ‘open resources’

February 14, 2017

UND Student Senate throws financial weight behind open educational resources on campus

UND Professor of Music James Popejoy (left) and Guanlu Guan. director of Peking University Affiliated High School Concert Band of China, share a moment with joint ensemble of UND and Chinese students. The visiting Chinese students performed in a join concert with Grand Forks High School Students on Saturday, Feb. 11. Photo by Jackie Lorentz.

Harmonizing across language barriers

February 14, 2017

UND visit makes it possible for local musicians to finds similarities and bridge difference with Chinese counterparts through music

‘Difficult and chaotic’

‘Difficult and chaotic’

February 14, 2017

Simulation gives UND students up close and personal view of family life below the poverty line

Today, the University is releasing brief summaries of what each of academic and administrative unit is planning to do to position themselves for the future. UND archival photo.

Deeper analysis to get it right

February 9, 2017

UND deans given more time to work with Executive Council on budget proposals that support the University’s Strategic Plan

The idea of more wisely and efficiently utilizing resources is the guiding principal behind UND’s exploration of a service center model.  UND archival photo.

Finding efficiency through centralization

February 9, 2017

UND begins process of developing service center model for more effective campus services

UND's Pride of the North Band marches down University during the 2016 Homecoming Day Parade on campus. Photo by Shawna Schill.

Pride-a-palooza

February 9, 2017

UND Pride of the North completes new-uniform drive in grand style

UND Professor of Educational Leadership Margaret "Margi" Healy (left) is working with Odella Fuqua, UND director of resource planning & allocation, to make the University's transition to a brand-new budget model, known as MIRA, easier and more understandable for the campus community.  Photo by Jackie Lorentz.

Q&A: Making sense of MIRA

February 9, 2017

UND’s resident budget ambassadors peel back the mystery of the new incentive-based model

Like mother, like daughter

Like mother, like daughter

February 9, 2017

UND’s Society of Women Engineers get moms and daughters together for some science, technology, engineering and math fun

A new push to invest in marketing at UND will target three key areas—a University branding study, upgrades to the look and functionality of the UND.edu website and a heavy push on digital advertising.  UND archival photo.

Reboot to recruit

February 7, 2017

UND plans $3 million in marketing initiatives to tell the University story, boost recruitment and heighten tuition revenue

As part of a recent simulation hosted by the UND College of Nursing & Professional Disciplines, students were asked to assume varying family roles and maneuver the intricacies of making ends meet when there is not enough resources to go around. Photo by Tyler Ingham.

Into the poverty line

February 7, 2017

Students get crash course in what it’s like to not make ends meet in simulation designed to develop more societal empathy

Members of the UND community take time to dish up lunch at the Taste of Faith event, held Friday, Feb. 3, at Christus Rex church on campus. The event capped off Interfaith Week celebration at UND. Photo by Tyler Ingham.

Many faiths, One UND

February 7, 2017

Taste of Faith Luncheon at Christus Rex draws wide variety of believers and belief systems for fellowship