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Latest Eye of the Hawk lecturer Neel Kaskari has led the Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis since January 2016. There, he oversees operations of the bank and serves on the Federal Open Market Committee as a key player in monetary policy in Washington, D.C. Photo by Tyler Ingahm.

Dollars and sense

September 26, 2017

Latest ‘Eye of the Hawk’ lecture features Minneapolis Federal Reserve Bank CEO for packed house discussion on economic policy

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Rare air

September 26, 2017

National Merit Scholar Andrew Hollingsworth unintentionally relaunch of high-achieving student program at UND

About 35 students – mostly freshmen – from the UND Department of Aviation -- piled into a bus on Sept. 16 for a daylong journey north of the border. The trip was the first of many “Weekends in Winnipeg” trips organized by the UND International Center as a way to give students an accessible international experience.

Weekends in Winnipeg

September 26, 2017

International Center teams up with UND Colleges to provide a concentrated international experience

Matt White, a UND student majoring in rehabilitation and minoring in psychology, is a brain injury survivor. He's also an intern at the North Dakota Brain Injury Network, part of the Center of Rural Health at the UND School of Medicine & Health Sciences. Image courages of Marv Leier.

Road to recovery

September 26, 2017

UND student and brain injury survivor mixes empathy with care as Center for Rural Health intern

In sync

In sync

September 26, 2017

Team North Dakota synchro skating tryouts: one UND student expresses passion every time she steps on the ice

Colin Combs, Chester Fritz Distinguished Professor of Biomedical Sciences, and his postdoc, Harpreet Kaur. They have two lines of research going, both targeting Alzheimer's and dementia. One uses dietary interventions, the other focuses on finding a drug. Goals of both are to delay/cure the problems, one of which is neuroinflammation, or inflammation in the neurons/brain. Photo by Jackie Lorentz/UND Today.

Enhancing discovery

September 21, 2017

UND’s new postdoctoral program adds capacity in the lab in support of strategic research goals

Jeremiah Bartz (above) is an assistant professor in the UND Mathematics Department. When he’s not crunching numbers, you may find him out jogging the trails or running competitively – and now he’s found a way to connect his two favorite disciplines. Image courtesy of Jeremiah Bartz.

Marathon math

September 21, 2017

Recognizing today’s launch of the annual ‘Wild Hog’ road races, we chat with UND mathematicians who use data and statistics to bust running myths

According to UND's official fourth-week enrollment figures, the number of new freshmen at UND rose from 1,928 to 1,939, a growth of nearly 1 percent from last fall. UND’s transfer students are up 5 percent from last year, and those seeking professional degrees have risen 4 percent.  Photo by Tyler Ingham.

Positively growing

September 21, 2017

Fourth-week enrollment data shows gains in UND freshman class, even after budget challenges

The Blackboard system used at UND is cloud-based, is scalable and requires less maintenance and downtime. It also allows faculty at different universities within the North Daktota University System to collaborate, and students taking classes from multiple institutions to access all their courses in one system. Photo by Shawna Schill.

Growing Pains for Blackboard

September 21, 2017

Cloud-based learning management system slowly improving with more features – and a few hiccups

Being Bubba

Being Bubba

September 21, 2017

Head football coach Bubba Schweigert hands out tickets to each home game, not because he has to, but because he loves to

UND announced the formation of a search committee this week – led by Cindy Juntunen, Dean of the College of Education and Human Development – to find a new dean for the CoBPA. The helmsperson will replace Margaret Williams, who left the post this spring. UND's CoBPA was rated 216 out of 250 ranked schools in the 2018 U.S. News & World Report’s list of Best Undergraduate Business Programs, making it the only ranked program in the state.

Building on business excellence

September 19, 2017

UND College of Business and Public Administration launches dean search amid year of successes

Can a differences in finger length predict athletic ability? UND Professor Grant Tomkinson (above middle) recently set out to find out. He conducted separate research studies with his master’s degree student, Makailah Dyer (right), former UND Fighting Hawks women’s basketball standout, and his son, Jordan, a senior and basketball player at Sacred Heart School in East Grand Forks. Photo by Jackie Lorentz.

It’s all in the hands

September 19, 2017

World-renowned UND kinisiologist Grant Tomkinson joins grad student and own son in published studies linking finger length to strength, athleticism

More action, brighter future

More action, brighter future

September 19, 2017

Campus open fora return with discussion of achievements and strategic plans for the future

Caitlin Nolby, an alum of UND's Space Studies Department and deputy director of the North Dakota Space Grant Consortium, along with head coordinator Marissa Saad, spent nearly a year planning a recent UND-based conference that attracted representatives from every Space Grant Consortium in the nation. Photo by Jackie Lorentz.

UND hosts national space showcase

September 19, 2017

About 200 delegates converge on UND for NASA Space Grant Consortium conference

Rolling through the city

Rolling through the city

September 19, 2017

The wheels on the bus go roUND and roUND showing off Grand Forks to freshman