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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

UND Aerospace’s Kim Kenville (left) and Dean Paul Lindseth cut the ribbon, signifying partial completion of a major project to replace the Flight School’s concrete aircraft parking areas surrounding the Flight Operations Center at the Grand Forks International Airport. UND will seek additional funding to complete the project in the next biennium. Photo by Shawna Schill.

On solid ground

November 15, 2016

UND Aerospace thanks legislators for funding partial completion of major repairs to aircraft parking ramps at the airport

Digital technology has made tremendous changes to how sound effects are created for UND Theatre productions. Photo by Richard Larson.

5 Questions with Loren Liepold: UND’s man behind the curtain

November 15, 2016

Loren Liepold has served as technical director and sound designer for UND Theatre Arts since 1990, but he’s been working his stagecraft for much longer than that

UND Mechanical Engineering Professor George Bibel was recently consulted by the Government Accountability Office, an independent, nonpartisan agency that works for the U.S. Congress, as a subject matter expert in a report on new rules mandating electronic brakes on crude-oil trains. Photo by Jackie Lorentz.

Of planes, trains and things that fall down

November 15, 2016

UND’s Master of Disaster, George Bibel, tapped by GAO to be subject matter expert on new rules for oil train brakes

Books bonanza

Books bonanza

November 15, 2016

UND Chester Fritz Library staff encourage young readers by raising funds, donating books to University Children’s Learning Center

Maridee Shogren, of the College of Nursing & Professional Disciplines, listens to a point from UND Student Body Vice President Blake Andert, with Stacey Borboa-Peterson, director of Multicultural Programs & Services, looking on in the background, during a work session for the UND Strategic Planning Committee. Photo by Shawna Schill.

Core Values bring us closer to OneUND

November 10, 2016

Message to the campus from the Co-chairs of the University’s Strategic Planning Committee

Will Gosnold takes the first reading on the gravity meter

Hands-on history

November 10, 2016

Geophysics class might be on to something when it comes to rumored Prohibition-era bootlegger tunnels in East Grand Forks

UND sophomore forward Mike Gornall takes a shot on Minnesota goal tender Eric Schierhorn at Mariucci Arena Saturday night on the campus of the University of Minnesota in Minneapolis. This past weekend’s two-game series was the first time in three years that the two teams had faced off in a game. Photo by Russ Hons/ UND Athletics.

Rivalry renewed

November 10, 2016

UND and Minnesota men’s hockey teams resume their storied cold war after a three-year hiatus with two instant classics in Minneapolis