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UND President Mark Kennedy and T.C. Bear get ready for the start of the Twins’ game against the Baltimore Orioles on Friday, July 7.

Twins win with UND

July 11, 2017

Fighting Hawks’ green and white mixed nicely with the colors of Minnesota’s Major Leaguers for UND Night at Target Field

In full bloom

In full bloom

July 11, 2017

UND landscapers bring campus to life in the spring, and their efforts are enjoyed late into the summer.

EERC programmer Saurabh Chimote was recently recognized as the UND, state and regional Student Employee Supervisor of the Year. Photo courtesy of EERC.

Superior supervisor

July 4, 2017

EERC programmer named UND, State and Midwest student employee supervisor of the year

The UND Department of Computer Science made the move back to its original academic home, the College of Engineering and Mines, on July 1.  Despite the move, the department will remain in its current space, using classrooms and labs as currently assigned, however, all administrative aspects of running the department were transferred to tje College of Engineering on July 1. There will be no disruption of teaching or research activities that are currently planned.

Computer science makes its move

July 4, 2017

UND Department returns to traditional home in the College of Engineering and Mines

UND Electrical Engineer Prakash Ranganathan (center) is joned by Electrical Engineering undergrads (left) Nicholas Christian, Grand Forks; and Joseph Englund, Karlstad, Minn. The students are part of the team working on Ranganathan’s Rockwell Collins cybersecurity grant. Photo courtesy of Juan Pedraza.

Cybersecurity push

July 4, 2017

Rockwell Collins partners with UND electrical engineers, students on project to make UAS data more secure

UND Space Studies Associate Professor Pablo de León looks on as former UND grad student Tiffany Swarmer, wearing one of his latest versions of the UND NDX space suit system, manipulates a camera. Photo by Jackie Lorentz.

Space station takes shape

July 4, 2017

UND Aerospace Engineer Pablo de León installing final modules of his NASA-funded inflatable lunar/Mars habitat

Hammocks on the quad

Hammocks on the quad

July 4, 2017

The president of the UND Hammock Initiative joins “Two Chairs” to talk about who they are and why they enjoy sleeping outside.

After months of brand research, stakeholder surveys and focus groups, the UND is moving forward with a brand identity that will revolve around the tagline "Leaders in Action." Photo by Shawna Schill.

UND shapes ‘Leaders in Action’

June 27, 2017

New brand identity chosen, work underway to share the message

Janelle Kilgore, director of financial aid, has been named interim executive director of financial aid and admissions. She assumed the duties of Sol Jenson, former assistant vice president for enrollment services, who left UND recently for a position at Northern Illinois University. In her new role, Kilgore will oversee financial aid and admissions. Photo by Jackie Lorentz.

Meet Janelle Kilgore

June 27, 2017

Financial aid director adds to her busy portfolio, taking admissions responsibilities on an interim basis

Thomasine Heitkamp, professor in the UND College of Nursing & Professional Disciplines, recently was awarded a five-year grant totaling $3.8 million from the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, part of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. It's a much-needed boost in funding, solidifying the University’s role as a regional focal point for the nationwide effort to combat drug abuse particularly that related to the overdose epidemic of opioids. Photo by Juan Pedraza

On the offensive against opioids

June 27, 2017

UND Clinical Social worker Thomasine Heitkamp scores $3.8 million grant to combat drug addiction

Famed author Salmon Rushdie (left), was the headliner for the 2008 UND Writers Conference, the Upper Midwest's signature literary event now in its 49th year, recently was funded for a fifth-straight year by the National Endowment for the Arts.

Writers Conference: Funds found, funds kept?

June 27, 2017

Fifth NEA grant, secured by UND’s Crystal Alberts for the Upper Great Plains’ signature literary event, threatened by federal budget cuts

Angelique Foster, associate executive assistant to the UND president, kicks off an initial meeting of goal captains and project managers for implementation of the new One UND strategic plan  on June 20. Photo by Richard Larson.

Perfect pairs

June 27, 2017

One UND Strategic Plan goal captains and project managers prep for partnerships

Marilyn’s got spirit

Marilyn’s got spirit

June 27, 2017

Longtime local journalist and all-around die-hard UND backer Marilyn Hagerty surprised with Spirit Award

Jenna Annable (far left) joins her UND Frozen Force teammates Dana Atkins, Emma Kischel  anc Dakotah Osborn as they start out today in the 2017 all-female Air Race Classic, a 2,600-miles, three-day aviation derby from Maryland to New Mexico. Photo by Shawna Schill.

Do you know the way to Santa Fe?

June 20, 2017

UND’s Frozen Force flying team certainly does; they’re en route today as part of the 2017 Air Race Classic

UND’s Strategic Plan implementation teams have been named for each of the plan’s seven goals. These teams, comprised of UND faculty and staff, will work together throughout the summer and beyond to execute their respective goal’s action items—and help UND become the chief opportunity engine for North Dakota.

Naming names

June 20, 2017

Teams identified and assembled to guide and execute One UND Strategic Plan