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UND student Mariah Salfer, Sleepy Eye, Minn., recently returned from The “4k for Cancer,” a 4,000-mile cross-country bike ride hosted by the Ulman Cancer Fund. Photo by Shawna Schill.

Returning home

October 5, 2016 at

UND student Mariah Salfer returns from 4,000-mile bicycle ride, re-adjusts to college life.

Bruce Gjovig (left) and Tyler Okerlund stand outside of the UND Center for Innovation. The two men have developed a new entrepreneurship program designed specifically for disabled veterans.

First class

October 5, 2016 at

UND program accepts first class of disabled vets with entrepreneurship ambitions.

Lucia Carvelli (center), Department of Biomedical Sciences, leads the “Amphetamine Causes Transgenerational Effects” study

Amphetamines threat

October 5, 2016 at

NIH funds $1.5 million study of transgenerational threat from amphetamines.

Hesham El-Rewini, Dean of College of Engineering & Mines (left) explains to UND President Mark R. Kennedy some highthights of the new Collaborative Energy Complex during a tour.
checking: left Jon Stoeckman, with Community Contracting

$2 million allocation

October 5, 2016 at

UND to allocate nearly $2 million to libraries, research, arts and sciences and engineering.

UND High Performance Computing Specialist Aaron Bergstrom.

Big data

October 5, 2016 at

UND leads collaborative multi-state project, titled Digital Agriculture Spoke.

Ribbon-cutting for the new Wellness Center outdoor spaces. Photo by Tyler Ingham.

Wellness milestone

October 5, 2016 at

UND facility dedicated to all dimensions of healthy living celebrates 10 years on campus.

University of North Dakota President Mark Kennedy enjoyed his coffee breaks with the people of North Dakota this week.

Coffee with Kennedy

October 5, 2016 at

UND President takes his ‘Coffee with Kennedy’ initiative on the road to communities up and down Red River Valley, making new friends along the way.

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.

Core investment

September 30, 2016 at

State unveils newly expanded Wilson M. Laird Core and Sample Library on campus.

UND Social Work faculty members Melanie Sage, Dheeshana Jayasundara, Department Chair Carenlee Barkdull, Social Works students Bridget Hill and Bailey Kitko, and faculty member Bruce Reeves all take part in an orientation session to prepare Hill and Kitko for fieldwork opportunity in Sweden.

‘Social’ networking

September 23, 2016 at

UND students in the Department of Social Work find excitement and a culture of caring while conducting fieldwork in Malmö, Sweden.

Grant Tomkinson, UND kinesiologist, gives American children low marks on global fitness-level report card

Fit kids?

September 23, 2016 at

Team, co-led by UND kinesiologist Grant Tomkinson, gives American children low marks on global fitness-level report card.

UND Music’s first Faculty Showcase draws a packed house for performances dedicated to new UND President Mark Kennedy and First Lady Debbie Kennedy. Photo by Shawna Noel Schill.

Afternoon music

September 22, 2016 at

UND Music’s first Faculty Showcase draws a packed house for performances.

UND President Mark Kennedy addresses the local business community at the 11th annual Wake up to UND event on Tuesday, Sept. 20, at the Memorial Union Ballroom. Photo by Shawna Schill.


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Business community ‘Wakes up to UND’ as President Kennedy lays out plans and goals to improve University, promote unity.