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UND faculty retirees: Al Palmer, Sharon Wilsnack, Lana Rakow, Dan Rice and Kim Fink (pictured inside). Photo illustration by Richard Larson.

Fond farewells for Founders Day

February 23, 2017

UND extends its thanks to 100 retired and retiring employees, including five prominent faculty who represent over 140 years of combined service

UND grad student Andrew Barnas holds a Post-it note, on which he illustrated his own research of a drone flying over the Candian habitat of snow geese and polar bears. Barnas put the 3-inch by 3-inch drawing on social media and it has since gone viral, with others piggybacking on his idea to share ideas of research with others in its simplest form. Photo by Jackie Lorentz.

Power of the ‘Post-it’

February 23, 2017

Art, science and communication collide as UND biology grad student’s Twitter hashtag trend goes viral

Whiz kids under the microscope

Whiz kids under the microscope

February 23, 2017

UND volunteers have fun judging kids’ projects at the 6th annual Schroeder Middle School Science Fair in Grand Forks

Robin Hall after sunset.  The building on western edge of the UND campus is the headquarters to the University's surging unmanned teaching and research enterprises. Photo by Richard Larson

Unmanned unleashed

February 21, 2017

UND brings together campus innovation and research in Institute for Unmanned and Autonomous Research

Emily Taylor shows off her "lace" collar that she made out of a bicycle tire inner tube. Taylor, a UND Theatre Arts master's degree student, used her "trash to treasure" style to win a prestigious scholarship to a stagecraft school in Las Vegas. Photo by Jackie Lorentz.

Trash to treasure garners prestigious theatre scholarship

February 21, 2017

Emily Taylor’s innovative designs on display starting tonight for opening of ‘The Nether’ at Burtness Lab Theater

UND student Queen Ngale updates the City of Grand Forks' Snapchat profile with  Grand Forks Mayor Brown after the mayor's annual State of the City Address on Feb. 15.

Snapchat ‘takeover’ part of image makeover for Grand Forks

February 21, 2017

UND students emulate a real-world PR firm to help city reach young people

UND President Mark Kennedy stands next to a replica of his painting he completed as a boy in the 1960s. The piece hangs outside his office on the third floor of Twamley Hall. Kennedy's original canavas painting is on display at the UND Art Collections at the Empire Art Center along with art  from past UND Presidents. Photo by Jackie Lorentz.

The Presidential Palette

February 21, 2017

Creative flair of UND presidents – past and present – to be part of new exhibition on regional art

Career opportunities

Career opportunities

February 21, 2017

Time to get a job! University of North Dakota students participate in the 2017 spring Career Fair

UND announced today several changes to administrative positions that will be coupled with other actions across campus to align the University’s budget with current funding expectations and to provide for strategic priorities. UND archival photo.

Starting from the top

February 16, 2017

UND finding opportunities for administrative efficiency and savings amid campus-wide budget cuts

Ciciley Littlewolf, a second-year medical student  at UND's School of Medicine & Health Sciences, is part of the Indians Into Medicine program, which assists American Indian students from middle school through medical school.
Littlewolf is from the Northern Cheyenne Reservation in southeastern Montana. Photo by Jackie Lorentz.

Set to succeed

February 16, 2017

UND’s INMED students bask in support from middle school to medical school

Jeff Gendreau, an electrical engineering senior from Bismarck, is part of  a UND College of Engineering & Mines Team that will compete in a global Grand Challenges event next month in Washington, D.C. Gendreau will be joined by fellow team members Eric Horton from Andover, Minn.; Joseph Aymond, Grand Forks; and Tyler Kast, Minot.  Photo by Shawna Schill.

Up to the challenge

February 16, 2017

UND Engineering team’s healthy-food app one of only a dozen destined for national competition next month in Washington, D.C.

Feast and festivity

Feast and festivity

February 16, 2017

UND holds 55th annual Feast of Nations, bringing the far-away home to Grand Forks

Besides being a pivotal piece in understanding UAS research data across campus, Computer Scientist Travis Desell says he and his students have collaborated with a number of departments for their big data and High Performance Computing research needs.  Photo by Jackie Lorentz.

Next step: NexusND

February 14, 2017

UND to initiate Grand Challenges effort with $3 million investment in technology infrastructure and workforce

UND Student Body President Brandon Beyer (left) and UND Dean of Libraries and Information Resources Stephanie Walker are big proponent of Open Educational Resources, which already have saved UND students millions in text book cots. In September, the UND Student Senate passed a resolution in support of OER at UND. On Jan. 15, it put its money where its mouth was and unanimously passed a bill to allocate $75,000 dollars to the implementation of more OER on campus. That allocation was coupled with a $25,000 match from Provost DiLorenzo. Photo by Jackie Lorentz.

More bucks for ‘open resources’

February 14, 2017

UND Student Senate throws financial weight behind open educational resources on campus

UND Professor of Music James Popejoy (left) and Guanlu Guan. director of Peking University Affiliated High School Concert Band of China, share a moment with joint ensemble of UND and Chinese students. The visiting Chinese students performed in a join concert with Grand Forks High School Students on Saturday, Feb. 11. Photo by Jackie Lorentz.

Harmonizing across language barriers

February 14, 2017

UND visit makes it possible for local musicians to finds similarities and bridge difference with Chinese counterparts through music