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Left to right: Lignite Energy Council President and CEO Jason Bohrer, North Dakota Petroleum Council President Ron Ness, EERC Vice President for Strategic Partnerships John Harju, Senator Hoeven, UND President Mark Kennedy, and EERC CEO Tom Erickson.  Photo by Kari Suedel.

Boundless energy

August 24, 2017

U.S. Sen. John Hoeven is latest recipient of the EERC’s Energy Champion Award

Meet UND’s oldest staff member

Meet UND’s oldest staff member

August 24, 2017

Did You Know: UND’s Leonard Hall is home to a 67-million-year-old triceratops skull

Allissa Siekkinen (left), incoming freshman from Hibbing, Minn., guides her new college roommate, Bailey Fish (right), International Falls, Minn., and Bailey's mom, Danielle Sobkowicz (middle), into the freshmen's new home away from home at UND in Walsh Hall. Photo by Jackie Lorentz.

Welcome, Class of 2021!

August 21, 2017

It’s all hands on deck as thousands get settled on campus in preparation for new academic year

UND President Mark Kennedy and First Lady Debbie Kennedy are surrounded by the incoming freshman class of 2021 during a class photo shoot at Memorial Stadium on campus. Photo by Shawna Schill.

Bringing many together as One UND

August 21, 2017

A message from University of North Dakota President Mark Kennedy

UND Director of Admissions Jason Trainer was among a UND team that presented at last month’s ACT Enrollment Planners Conference in Chicago. UND’s presentation brought in a full audience and received a mountain of positive feedback. Photo by Tyler Ingham.

Leaders in recruitment

August 21, 2017

UND Office of Admissions sharing its best practices and successes on national stage

Theodore Roosevelt National Park was a favorite stop for many on the bus tour. The group gathered with Park Ranger Laura Thomas (middle) for a photo at River Bend Overlook. Photo by Brandon Beyer

Countryside connections

August 21, 2017

UND’s newest faculty and administrators get a taste of North Dakota on statewide bus tour

Welcome home to One UND

Welcome home to One UND

August 21, 2017

UND greeted the class of 2021 in style during Welcome Weekend, August 19-20.

Denise Buckner (left) leads the high altitude balloon  test launch as Anamika, Lance Wilson and Peter Henson prepare equipment. They will send live video and still feeds from Idaho during the Aug. 21 eclipse. The North Dakota Space Grant Consortium is participating in the National Eclipse Ballooning Project.

Total eclipse of the sun

August 15, 2017

UND’s high-altitude balloons set to capture live video of Aug. 21 solar eclipse

University of North Dakota parasitologist Vasyl Tkach recently was recognized by his peers as a top researcher in the field, not only for his groundbreaking work but also for his outstanding mentoring of students.  Photo courtesy of Juan Pedraza.

All creatures small and smaller

August 15, 2017

UND biologist Vasyl Tkach receives nation’s top parasitology award for groundbreaking zoological research

Driven to learn

Driven to learn

August 15, 2017

Christopher Walden earns Ph.D., starts medical school three days later

Stephanie Walker, UND director of libraries and information resources (OER), looks to technology to bring power of Open Educational Resources to University students and faculty. UND estimates already it has saved students as much 1.6 million in text book cost through OER. Photo by Jackie Lorentz.

Champions of change

August 15, 2017

UND Dean of Libraries authors chapter on changing the culture surrounding Open Educational Resources

Robots rock

Robots rock

August 15, 2017

UND students mentor young kids on building and programming Lego machines at advanced camp

Maureen Atake is hooded on August 4 after earning her Doctorate of Nursing Practice (DNP). Atake was was born in Nigeria and came to the U.S. in 1998. Photo by Tyler Ingham.

Parting ‘shots’

August 8, 2017

UND Doctor of Nursing Practice grad researches vaccination rates in urban Somali communities

Colonel Benjamin Spencer (right) from the Grand Forks Air Force Base flies a small UAS in the UAS Flight Testing Lab in Robin Hall as Associate Dean of UND Aerospace Beth Bjerke (middle) and Assistant Professor of Aviation Philip Brandt (left) watch. Photo by Jackie Lorentz.

Friends in flight

August 8, 2017

Odegard School, GFAFB leaders hope to build on existing legacy of collaboration

This trio of Cooper's hawks found on the UND campus were juveniles, which accounts for their white plumage. Photo by Richard Larson.

Critters of campus

August 8, 2017

The University of North Dakota is home to a surprising array of watchable wildlife – if you take the time to look