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Vice President of The Wildlife Society of UND John Palarski, whose research focuses on waterfowl in central North Dakota, was one several UND students who presented their research at The Wildlife Society’s national conference held recently in Raleigh, N.C. Photo courtesy of the UND Biology Department.

Big in biology

November 29, 2016

Students of UND’s Wildlife Society post another strong showing at national conference in North Carolina

UND President Mark Kennedy takes a moment to help members of UND’s Mortar Board prepare thousands of Thanksgiving dinner baskets for delivery to local families in need on Saturday, Nov. 19, at the UND Transportation Building. Photo by Shawna Schill.

Fixing for a feast

November 22, 2016

For the past 37 years, UND’s Mortar Board has been providing thousands of Thanksgiving meals for local families in need

The 2016 UND Volleyball squad pose for a team photo shortly after securing its first-ever berth in the 64-team NCAA Division I national tournament. The Fight Hawks defeated the Northern Arizona University Lumberjacks in straight sets Saturday night at the Betty Engelstad Sioux Center in its quest to become the Big Sky Conference and Tournament champion. Photo by Shawna Schill.

Dance for two

November 22, 2016

UND volleyball and football make Division I school history on consecutive days as each is selected for spots in the NCAA post-season

Part of that success is of UND’s Recruitment/Retention of American Indians into Nursing (RAIN) program is that it’s a home away from home for its students and alums, according to Elle Hoselton (left), a RAIN alumna who, like Sonya Anderson (right), came back to UND to mentor students in the program. Photo by Jackie Lorentz.

Let it RAIN

November 22, 2016

UND program that recruits and educates majority of state’s American Indian nurses thrives with nurturing family atmosphere

Sagini “Jared” Keengwe goes over instructions with UND students during one of his classes on campus. The UND Professor of Teaching and Learning recently was named a Carnegie African Diaspora Fellow and will depart in June for Uganda to mentor scholars there on academic writing and publishing. UND Today photo.

Born to teach

November 22, 2016

UND professor receives Carnegie fellowship to travel to Uganda to mentor others in academic writing for publication

What are you Thankful for?

What are you Thankful for?

November 22, 2016

UND students pause to reflect on what the Thanksgiving holiday truly means to them

A UND student test our virtual reality technology supplied by Rockwell Collins during a recent presentation held at UND’s John D. Odegard School of Aerospace Sciences. Rockwell Collins donated a Virtual Avionics Procedure Trainer, which UND Aerospace can use to train students to fly certain aircraft without leaving the ground. Photo by Shawn Schill.

High-tech training

November 22, 2016

UND Aerospace students get up-close-and-personal look at life in a working cockpit through virtual reality technology

UND Political Science Professor Mark Jendrysik says a Republican presidency might make for friendlier attitudes between North Dakota and Washington, D.C., in economic sectors important to the state. Photo by Jackie Lorentz.

A Trump effect?

November 17, 2016

UND experts weigh in on pros and cons of a GOP presidency on North Dakota’s economic outlook

Kelsi Hatzenbuhler, a native of Mandan, N.D., is a First-Generation student at UND, considering pursuit of a degree in counselling psychology. Photo by Jackie Lorentz.

Coffee and connections

November 17, 2016

UND’s new 1stG initiative is making a difference by offering resources and mentorship for First-Generation students

Reggie Tarr, a UND social work alumnus who is the resettlement services site supervisor for New Americans at Lutheran Social Services in Grand Forks, was recently honored at a White House Cermoney for his efforts to refugees resettle in Grand Forks and the surrounding area. Tarr is a former refugee who came to the United States from Liberia. Photo by Shawna Schill.

Warm-hearted greeter

November 17, 2016

UND Social Work alumnus and former refugee Reggie Tarr recognized by White House for resettlement work in region

David Delene, a UND atmospheric scientist, recently was awarded funding from North Dakota’s Centers of Excellence Commission (COE) to further improve understanding of how precipitation develops in clouds. His work could lead to more effective cloud seeding applications to reduce hail, enhance rain and conduct snow augmentation in parts of the world that need it. Photo by Shawna Schill.

UND’s rainmaker lands funding

November 17, 2016

David Delene will help the private sector improve weather-modification products for optimizing cloud precipitation, reducing hail

Smells like science

Smells like science

November 17, 2016

UND Chemistry undergrads host local young scientists for a day of fun and safety lessons in the lab

Al Royce, a UND alumnus and national chairman of the American Heart Association, recently was induced into the Department of Accountancy’s Hall of Fame along with fellow alum, Jeff Gendreau, a partner with the national accounting firm, Baker Tilly Virchow Krause. Both men are strong advocates for nonprofit organizations. Photo Courtesy of the American Heart Association.

Business sense, with a heart

November 16, 2016

UND celebrates national Nonprofit Awareness Month with two new Hall of famers and an enhanced mission to combine community service with business chops

Bruce Horwitz, a national expert on substance abuse screening and intervention, addresses an audience of North Dakota behavioral healthcare professionals on Monday, Nov. 14, at the Alerus Center in Grand Forks. Photo courtesy of Thomasine Heitkamp.

Making a difference

November 16, 2016

UND Nursing hosts workshop for state behavioral health professionals on reducing substance abuse in their communities

UND Football coach Kyle “Bubba” Schweigert and UND President Mark Kennedy (right) are surrounded by celebrating Fighting Hawks players after they came from behind to stun the Northern Arizona Lumber Jacks Saturday, Nov. 12, to earn the team’s first Big Sky Conference Championship in football in school history. Photo by Shawna Schill.

We are the champions

November 15, 2016

UND Fighting Hawks teams win not one but two Big Sky Conference titles in one day, and in thrilling fashion, on Saturday