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North Dakota Governor Doug Burgum (middle) made a five-hour visit to the University of North Dakota campus on April 6, during which he heard UND’s plan to overcome higher education challenges to serve its students and the state. Photo by Shawna Schill/UND Today.

Hello, Governor!

April 10, 2018

UND shows Governor Doug Burgum its plan for opportunity in a challenging higher education landscape

Thomasine Heitkamp, a proessor in the College of Nursing & Professional Development, focuses on addiction and prevention. (Behind her David Whitesock)

Grand Challenges: investments in State’s future

April 10, 2018

North Dakota Gov. Burgum hears from UND innovators about bold proposals meant to spur meaningful growth

Photo by Connor Murphy/UND Today.

The grand tour

April 10, 2018

Governor was big man on campus Friday as he got an up-close look at the present and future of UND

After attending the official 2017 gathering, or “meetup,” of new University Innovation Fellows, UND accounting student Atle Johansen was one of only 24 students asked to return to Silicon Valley in California and help lead the this year's event, hosted annually by Stanford University. Photo by Connor Murphy/UND Today.

Opportunity knocks, again

April 10, 2018

UND student Atle Alexander Johansen makes second appearance at prestigious Stanford fellowship meetup in Silicon Valley

STEM to the future

STEM to the future

April 10, 2018

UND hosts annual STEM Day to introduce regional middle school students to science, technology, engineering and math

In the heart of Grand Forks, students, researchers and scholars are working as One UND to move society forward. The Flagship University of the Northern Plains is soaring as it serves as the chief opportunity engine for North Dakota, using the One UND Strategic Plan as its compass. Photo by Jackie Lorentz/UND Today.

Strategic Plan for North Dakota

April 5, 2018

One UND Strategic Plan marks multiple milestones toward purpose of serving the state and its students

Driving world-changing developments of UAS in a way that reflects UND's values is one of five bold Grand Challenges that UND as put upon itself to help generate opportunity in North Dakota, address social issues and diversity the state's economy.

Igniting opportunity

April 5, 2018

Grand Challenges proposal could propel state growth

President Kennedy calls Merrifield Hall (above) “the most beautiful building on campus, a real architectural jewel.”
However, built in 1929 and nestled in the heart of campus, the liberal arts hub carries a heavy price tag in deferred maintenance costs and needs updates. Photo by Shawna Schill/UND Today.

Smart investments for the future

April 5, 2018

UND finalizing priority funding requests for examination during the next Legislative session

Photo by Connor Murphy/UND Today.

University Avenue: Grand Forks’ New Main Street

April 5, 2018

City partners with UND to innovatively unite the community’s two ‘downtowns’

Finalists for the position of Vice President for University Relations will visit campus and take part in open fora April 9-18. The are (left to right) Tom Hutton, Joseph A. Brennan, and Lisa Van Riper.

VP for University Relations finalists’ visits set

April 5, 2018

Open fora will take place on campus for each of the three finalists for lead University communicator

Scott Kennedy, A Town Hall Conversation on the Chinese Economy. Eye of the Hawk Lecture Series.      ( Jackie Lorentz photo/ UND Today)

Hawk’s-eye view on Chinese economy

April 5, 2018

Global economist Scott Kennedy discusses China’s role in innovation, North Dakota trade and higher education

Jed M. Shivers, UND's newly named vice president for finance & operations/chief operating officer, comes to UND from the Albert Einstein College of Medicine (Bronx, N.Y.), where he has served associate dean for finance and administration for the last 11 years.  Prior to that he spent 24 years at Medical Schools in such places as the University of California San Francisco, Yale University, University of Miami and Stanford University. Image courtesy of Jed Shivers.

Shivers named next Vice President for Finance & Operations/Chief Operating Officer

April 3, 2018

Associate dean at Bronx, N.Y.-based Albert Einstein College of Medicine hopes to start new UND role as early as May 15

UND President Mark Kennedy says, in a statement today to staff and faculty that he is optimistic for the future of the University because of the strategic goals set out in the OneUND Strategic Plan. Photo by Tyler Ingham/UND Today.

President Kennedy: UND committed to advocate for raises in next biennium

April 3, 2018

Rewarding faculty and staff for success of University remains a top priority, President says

And fitness for all

And fitness for all

April 3, 2018

John Fitzgerald’s ‘Faster, Higher, Stronger’ research for athletes carries message of better health and longer life for everyone

Making a difference

Making a difference

April 3, 2018

Students spend semester break in Chicago, helping out at a homeless rescue center, after-school program and daycare for single moms