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Judges make their way through the maze of student projects during the 2017 North Dakota State Science and Engineering Fair in UND's Memorial Union Ballroom on March 30. Photo by Tyler Ingham.

Best in state

April 5, 2017

N.D. wiz kids convene on UND campus for 2017 State Science and Engineering Fair, chances to move on to Los Angeles for nationals

Marimba magic

Marimba magic

April 5, 2017

95-year-old former UND professor Tamar Read donated tickets so students could see a world renowned musician

UND Chief Information Officer Madhavi Marasinghe stands in the Data Center on the UND campus. Starting September 15, Marasinghe says a new centralized unit will connect UND's IT staff and functions of CILT’s information technology support team with Administrative Services Technology. The teaching enhancement and education technology arm of CILT will be integrated into the new Teaching Transformation and Development Academy known as  TTaDA. Photo by Jackie Lorentz.

Tech in check

April 4, 2017

UND’s new chief information officer Madhavi Marasinghe discusses campus technology challenges, strategies and opportunities

UND Director of International Programs Katie Davidson says she and her team are working with admissions to pilot a pre-registration process for international students who don’t arrive on campus until a week before classes begin. Davidson led off the latest budget forum meeting on Wednesday, March 29, with UND Provost Tom DiLorenzo. Photo by Jackie Lorentz.

Global opportunities

April 4, 2017

UND Provost welcomes special guests to weekly budget forum for updates on international programs, student government and information technology

Julie LeFever, director of the Wilson M. Laird Core and Sample Library on the UND campus, stands in the newly expanded area of the library, during a Monday, Sept. 26 ribbon-cutting ceremony. Photo by Jackie Lorentz.

Largely unknown legacy of Julie LeFever

April 4, 2017

Longtime North Dakota geologist, based at UND, posthumously honored for wealth of knowledge that helped Bakken boom

U.S. Sen. Heidi Heitkamp, D-N.D., makes a point during a panel discussion about U.S.-Russia geopolitical relations in the Arctic on Friday, March 31 at UND's Clifford Hall. Heitkamp was flanked by U.S.-Russia experts from the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars (left) the Hon. Kenneth Yalowitz, a former U.S. ambassador to Belarus and Georgia, and Matthew Rojansky, director of the Kennan Institute at the Wilson Center. UND Professor of Political Science Paul Sum is seated to the right of Heitkamp. Photo by Shawna Schill.

A new, even colder Cold War?

April 4, 2017

Experts on U.S.-Russia relations say America shouldn’t underestimate global implications of territorial expansions into Arctic regions

Faculty reach out

Faculty reach out

April 4, 2017

UND leaders pick up the horn and let admitted students in their departments know they’re thinking about them

UND Athletic Director Brian Faison addresses the public and media on Wednesday, announcing that UND would be cutting three varsity sports at the end of the 2016-17 season to meet budget reduction mandates. Photo by Shawna Schill.

‘Painful step’

March 30, 2017

UND announces deep cuts force elimination of three varsity sports programs

UND Education Professor Marcus Weaver-Hightower demonstrates his innovative "lightboard" teaching tool to UND President Mark Kennedy recently. Photo by Richard Larson.

New window on teaching

March 30, 2017

Education Professor Marcus Weaver-Hightower shows off innovative ‘lightboard’ studio, as latest recipient of NDUS faculty award for technology in the classroom

U.S. Sen. Heidi Heitkamp (left) operates a miniature multi-rotor UAVquad alongside local UAS expert Amanda Brandt inside Robin Hall, the headquarters of UND's unmanned programs. Photo by Tyler Ingham.

Sky’s the limit

March 30, 2017

U.S. Sen. Heidi Heitkamp takes control of drones at UND’s Robin Hall, reviews research collaborations

UND Master of Public Administration student Nick Jensen recently went to New York City for an international policy contest for which he was paired with three Ivy League students. His team took first place and he was named MVP. Photo by Jackie Lorentz.

Rising to the top

March 30, 2017

UND MPA student brings home public policy prize for world food security simulation, places internationally

John Quinones proudly holds a UND hockys jersey given to him by  Delta Gamma after his speak at the Chester Fritz Auditorim Monday night.

Transcending stereotypes

March 30, 2017

ABC Newsman John Quiñones visits UND, shares message of transcending cultural stereotypes

Veteran ABC News correspondent John Quinones proudly holds a UND hockey jersey given to him Monday night by  Delta Gamma after his speak at the Chester Fritz Auditorium Monday. Photo by Jackie Lorentz.

Veteran newsman shares career insights

March 28, 2017

ABC correspondent and “What Would You Do?” host Quiñones details humble roots and rise to network stardom — with doses of education and ethics along the way

UND Vice President of Health Affairs and Dean of the School of Medicine & Health Sciences Joshua Wynne discusses possible budget reductions while seeking input during a recently Faculty Academic Council meeting. The council is made up of associate deans, chairs, and faculty.  Photo by Tyler Ingham

Menu of options

March 28, 2017

UND School of Medicine & Health Sciences releases possible budget cuts

Pulitzer Prize-winning author Viet Thanh Nguyen (right) answers a question at a panel discussion Wednesday, March 22, at the 2017 Writers Conference.  The event was held in the Memorial Union Ballroom.  Also participating in the panel were poet Mai Der Vang (center) and moderator Paul Sum (left).  Sum is a UND professor of political science and public administration. Photo by Richard Larson.

Unchained voices

March 28, 2017

UND Writers Conference shares diverse stories of finding community and identity in America