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Climbing the ranks

September 14, 2017

Student react to breaking news from U.S. News & World Report that UND is one of the most innovative schools in the nation

A Nov. 9 Provost Forum, hosted by UND Provost Tom DiLorenzo, included progress updates from Sherry Lawdermilt, project manager of Goal No. 6 (meeting the educational needs of the active-duty military, veterans, and their families) and Jeff Holm, project manager of Goal No. 3 (deliver more educational opportunities on campus and online).

UND among Top 25 Leaders in Innovation

September 13, 2017

University surges in U.S. News & World Report ‘Best Colleges’ rankings, joining Harvard, Stanford and MIT in at least one category

(Left to right) Seth Pederson, Meloney Linder and Derek Hall are the three finalists for UND Vice President for University Relations position.

VP for University Relations Finalists visit campus Sept. 20-28

September 12, 2017

Students, faculty, staff and community members are welcome to take part in scheduled fora and provide feedback on each candidate

UND President Mark Kennedy and First Lady Debbie Kennedy played the role of good hosts to members of their former school's volleyball squad on Friday, Sept. 8. After the UND Fighting Hawks defeated the George Washington University Colonials 3-0, the First Couple took time for a photo with coaches and players from both teams. Debbie Kennedy wore a Colonials jacket over her UND green shirt to signify her and her husbanc's connection to both schools. The Kennedy's came to UND from GW in Washington, D.C.  Photo by Russ Hons, UND Athletics.

School(s) spirit

September 12, 2017

President and First Lady sport dueling colors in show of support for current and former favorite universities

UND Staff Senators and members of the Senate's Communittee Relations team (left to right) Diane Fugleberg, facilities; Patricia Reed, Chester Fritz Library and committee chair; and June Novacek, Energy & Environmental Research Center, display special hurricane relief donation buckets that are situated around campus. Not pictured  are fellow Community Relations Committee members Teri Salway, Education; and Austin Theisen, School of Medicine & Health Sciences.

UND helps after hurricanes

September 12, 2017

Staff, faculty and students lead campus efforts to support storm victims

‘Honoring those we’ve lost’

‘Honoring those we’ve lost’

September 12, 2017

UND Air Force and Army ROTC cadets commemorate the fallen on Sept. 11.

Professor of English & Interdisciplinary Health Studies Tami Carmichael (standing left) joins English Professor Rebecca Weaver-Hightower (standing right) in leading a Go Global Academy composition class discussion on the role of globalization in pop culture. The academy is a first-year learning community for students who are interested in global issues, but haven’t already had international experiences. Photo by Tyler Ingham.

Going global

September 7, 2017

UND develops more opportunities to give homegrown students international experiences

Mat Cox, who earns top grades in the classroom and is a leaders in the football field, will graduate with a bachelor’s degree in civil engineering in May. By May 2019, he plans to earn his master’s degree in civil engineering from UND. Photo by Shawna Schill.

UND Student-Athlete of the Month: Mat Cox

September 7, 2017

Olympia, Wash., native, and Fighting Hawks offensive lineman engineering two degrees in six years

Delzer, in her Mapleton, N.D. third-grade classroom, graduated from UND with a double major in elementary education and early childhood education in 2008. She also earned her master’s degree in elementary education from UND in 2014. Photo produced and featured in the New York Times, Sept. 2 edition.

Top teacher alum featured in New York Times to speak at UND

September 7, 2017

Kayla Delzer, whose classroom philosophies have become standard worldwide, holds two degrees from the College of Education & Human Development

Girls flock to drone school

Girls flock to drone school

September 7, 2017

UND hosts female elementary students for a week-long UAS camp.

The first Potato Bowl USA football game took place on Sept. 24, 1966 between UND and Idaho State. It was billed as a battle between two of the largest potato-growing regions in the United States: Idaho and the Red River Valley of North Dakota and Minnesota. UND stomped Idaho State 41-0 in that first meeting. UND holds an impressive 39-12 Potato Bowl record, dating back to that first game.

All hail the mighty spud

September 5, 2017

It’s fun, food, football and more this week as the UND joins the community for the 52nd Annual Potato Bowl USA celebration

When UND Provost Tom DiLorenzo set out to set up a new team in his office to spearhead implementation of the new One UND Strategic plan, instead of going after a bunch of new hires, he asked two deans, Hesham El-Rewini of the College of Engineering & Mines, and Debbie Storrs, College of Arts & Sciences, to join his office as quarter-time senior vice provosts. Then he invited applications for six more faculty fellows to work on special projects that connect to the strategic plan. That team (above comprises Grant McGimpsey, vice president of research & economic Development; El Rewini; DiLorenzo; Storrs; John Mihelich, professor of anthropology; Rebecca Rozelle-Stone;  
More than 20 faculty members applied for the six spots in the program.

Forward facing

September 5, 2017

Faculty fellows, vice provosts key players in Academic Affairs’ efforts to enact One UND strategic plan

Amanda LIvers, a research geophysisist at UND's EERC, said, as early as middle school, she detected subtle, non-blatant suggestions that certain science and computer related classes weren't meant for girls. Photo by Kari Suedel.

Overcoming barriers

September 5, 2017

Women scientists at the EERC open up about challenges growing up in pursuit of careers in STEM fields

Welcome, students

Welcome, students

September 5, 2017

Student from across UND — and the nation– are welcomed as the big, bright Class of 2021.

During a Tuesday address to the University Council, UND President Mark Kennedy reviewed a long list of University successes of the past year and plans for the future, using the seven goals of the new One UND Strategic Plan as a framework. Photo by Jackie Lorentz.

A year of good things, with more to come

August 31, 2017

In latest University Council address, Kennedy lauds resiliency and spirit of campus in face of challenges