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Associate English Professor Yvette Koepke’s Creative Humanities Outcomes in Career Excellence (CHOICE) course helps humanities-based majors – in programs like English, communication and psychology – connect their passions and interests with their classroom learning to create a path to a perfect career. Photo by Connor Murphy/UND Today.

Oh, the Humanities!

December 7, 2017

New Arts & Sciences course explores how writing and analysis skills fit in the modern job market

Jaakko Putkonen

Southern comfort

December 7, 2017

UND scientist, grad in Antarctica on ‘summer’ quest for the oldest ice on Earth

Gary Towne

‘Search for perfection’

December 7, 2017

UND music professor broadens authority in new text about fine arts in Western culture

Chance for change

Chance for change

December 7, 2017

First generation student Anontrey Begaye aims to make an impact in his Navajo community

A student receives tutoring in the recently-opened Veteran Student Lounge in McCannel Hall. The Veteran & Nontraditional Student Services office has spent the past year in the midst of a remodel, including the creation of the lounge. Photo by Shawna Schill/UND Today

A space of their own

December 5, 2017

New Veteran & Nontraditional Student Services Office offers a unique lounges for those who served

William Caraher and Bret Weber, UND associate professors of history and social work, respectively, have released the latest edition of a growing library of co-authored books about life in the oil-laden Bakken area of western North Dakota. (Above) Weber and Caraher are center in a photo taken in 2015 in the heart of the Bakken Oil Formation, with fellow Bakken researchers, John Holmgren, faculty member at Franklin & Marshall College in Pennsylvania;  Aaron Hoffman, a student at Franklin & Marshall College, Richard Rothaus, North Dakota University System vice chancellor; and Kostis Kourelis, from Franklin & Marshall College. Image courtesy of John Holmgren.

A tourist guide to the Bakken

December 5, 2017

New book offers 10 tours of oilfields and insider information

Professor Xiaodong Zhang, a faculty researcher from the UND Earth System Science & Policy department, was chosen as the third speaker in UND’s recently revived Faculty Lecture Series. Zhang's lecture focused on the age-old question of exactly what makes the color of our ocean blue. Photo by Jackie Lorentz/UND Today.

Oceans of color

December 5, 2017

Faculty Lecture Series continues with deep-dive discussion of water’s signature blue hue

UND plans to lift research and discovery to a level consistent with most research-intensive universities (Strategic Plan Goal No. 4) by following by following seven action steps, laid out in the most recent Provost Forum.

Growing research, fostering inclusion

December 5, 2017

Latest Provost Forum reveals progress in UND Strategic Plan’s discovery and engagement goals

Help from above

Help from above

December 5, 2017

UND alum and UAV pilot Eric Goetsch helped Texas power up after Hurricane Harvey

UND President Mark Kennedy leads discussion during recent cabinet-level meeting at which the goal captains for the One UND Strategic Plan presented their implementation teams’ latest accomplishments, laid out next tasks and ask for input from other cabinet members. Photo by Shawna Schill/UND Today.

North Dakota’s opportunity engine picks up steam

November 30, 2017

UND Strategic Plan leaders mark victories in enhancing learning, discovery and engagement

UND Volleyball players react to a kill against the Minnesota Golden Gophers in the first round of the NCAA National Tournament in 2016 in Minneapolis. The Fighting Hawks are preparing for a rematch with Minnesota on Friday night.  Image courtesy of UND Athletics.

Déjà vu in Dinkytown

November 30, 2017

Fighting Hawks Volleyball carries more aggressive mindset into national tournament rematch with Gophers

Members of the North Dakota National Guard Delta Company 1-112th Aviation Battalion, based in Fargo, recently took advantage of realistic training by officials with UND's physician assistant program and the Simulation Center, housed with in the School of Medicine & Health Sciences. Images courtesy of the SMHS.

Soldiers team with Med School for realistic training

November 30, 2017

National Guard flight medics learn trauma skills at UND School of Medicine & Health Sciences

Alexei Tulin, a biomedical researcher at the UND School of Medicine & Health Sciences, studies what controls the normal states of organisms at the cell level in hopes of one day finding a cure for cancer.  Image courtesy of Juan Miguel Pedraza.

To ‘the next level’ of cancer research

November 30, 2017

SMHS biomedical researcher Alexei Tulin using nearly $1M U.S. Army grant to explore molecular pathways that may lead to a cure

Cheech chats Chicano Art at UND

Cheech chats Chicano Art at UND

November 30, 2017

Comedy film star, arts aficionado shows more serious side during recent visit to campus

UND Law School transfer students

‘Part of the community’

November 28, 2017

UND Law transfer students talk about experiences in new home, school