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Hammocks on the quad

Hammocks on the quad

July 4, 2017

The president of the UND Hammock Initiative joins “Two Chairs” to talk about who they are and why they enjoy sleeping outside.

After months of brand research, stakeholder surveys and focus groups, the UND is moving forward with a brand identity that will revolve around the tagline "Leaders in Action." Photo by Shawna Schill.

UND shapes ‘Leaders in Action’

June 27, 2017

New brand identity chosen, work underway to share the message

Janelle Kilgore, director of financial aid, has been named interim executive director of financial aid and admissions. She assumed the duties of Sol Jenson, former assistant vice president for enrollment services, who left UND recently for a position at Northern Illinois University. In her new role, Kilgore will oversee financial aid and admissions. Photo by Jackie Lorentz.

Meet Janelle Kilgore

June 27, 2017

Financial aid director adds to her busy portfolio, taking admissions responsibilities on an interim basis

Thomasine Heitkamp, professor in the UND College of Nursing & Professional Disciplines, recently was awarded a five-year grant totaling $3.8 million from the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, part of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. It's a much-needed boost in funding, solidifying the University’s role as a regional focal point for the nationwide effort to combat drug abuse particularly that related to the overdose epidemic of opioids. Photo by Juan Pedraza

On the offensive against opioids

June 27, 2017

UND Clinical Social worker Thomasine Heitkamp scores $3.8 million grant to combat drug addiction

Famed author Salmon Rushdie (left), was the headliner for the 2008 UND Writers Conference, the Upper Midwest's signature literary event now in its 49th year, recently was funded for a fifth-straight year by the National Endowment for the Arts.

Writers Conference: Funds found, funds kept?

June 27, 2017

Fifth NEA grant, secured by UND’s Crystal Alberts for the Upper Great Plains’ signature literary event, threatened by federal budget cuts

Angelique Foster, associate executive assistant to the UND president, kicks off an initial meeting of goal captains and project managers for implementation of the new One UND strategic plan  on June 20. Photo by Richard Larson.

Perfect pairs

June 27, 2017

One UND Strategic Plan goal captains and project managers prep for partnerships

Marilyn’s got spirit

Marilyn’s got spirit

June 27, 2017

Longtime local journalist and all-around die-hard UND backer Marilyn Hagerty surprised with Spirit Award

Jenna Annable (far left) joins her UND Frozen Force teammates Dana Atkins, Emma Kischel  anc Dakotah Osborn as they start out today in the 2017 all-female Air Race Classic, a 2,600-miles, three-day aviation derby from Maryland to New Mexico. Photo by Shawna Schill.

Do you know the way to Santa Fe?

June 20, 2017

UND’s Frozen Force flying team certainly does; they’re en route today as part of the 2017 Air Race Classic

UND’s Strategic Plan implementation teams have been named for each of the plan’s seven goals. These teams, comprised of UND faculty and staff, will work together throughout the summer and beyond to execute their respective goal’s action items—and help UND become the chief opportunity engine for North Dakota.

Naming names

June 20, 2017

Teams identified and assembled to guide and execute One UND Strategic Plan

Margot McGimpsey, special projects assist to the UND Provost; and Lisa Burger, assistant vice president for student academic services, show off their handiwork when it comes to process mapping for the One UND Strategic Plan. Both McGimpsey and Burger have been trained and have experience with process mapping. Photo by Tyler Ingham.

A strategic road map

June 20, 2017

Process mapping provides the way forward in implementing the One UND Strategic Plan

Destin Ironshield (left) , along with Kate Gates and Katelyn Omen, tribal student from North Dakota, work in the biology lab or UND Ecologist Robert Newman, who encouraged them to dig into computer mapping and digital image analyses of the invasive plant species leafy spurge, as part of the students' recent research experience at UND.

Back to nature

June 20, 2017

UND hosts tribal students at summer event that unlocks STEM potential through hands-on research

There he is — Mr. Relay

There he is — Mr. Relay

June 20, 2017

UND holds the “Mr. Relay” male pageant to promote the Relay for Life event and the awareness of cancer on campus.

UND hockey alum Carter Rowney skates for the Pittsburgh Penguins. The rookie forward became the latest University of North Dakota product to hoist the Cup after his Penguins defeated Nashville 2-0 in Game 6 of the Stanley Cup Final. Photo courtesy of UND Athletics/Jayson Hajdu.

UND Hockey’s cup runneth over

June 13, 2017

Carter Rowney becomes 13th alum to hoist Lord Stanley’s iconic trophy with latest Pittsburgh Penguins’ victory over the Nashville Preds

(Left to right)Travis Desell, Sima Noghanian (hidden), Prakash Ranganathan; Brian Urlacher;

The perfect UAS ecosystem

June 13, 2017

UND plays important roles in Northern Plains UAS Test Site, NASA’s successful integration of drones in populated airspace

Stephanie Murry, North Dakota Shakespeare Producing Artist Director, is bringing professional theatre to Grand Forks with an outdoor production of "Romeo and Juliet" June 13-18 in Town Square Park. Photo by Jackie Lorentz.

Shakespeare on the Red

June 13, 2017

Thespians to stage classical theatre along Grand Forks Greenway — with support from UND, community and First Lady Debbie Kennedy