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UND announced the formation of a search committee this week – led by Cindy Juntunen, Dean of the College of Education and Human Development – to find a new dean for the CoBPA. The helmsperson will replace Margaret Williams, who left the post this spring. UND's CoBPA was rated 216 out of 250 ranked schools in the 2018 U.S. News & World Report’s list of Best Undergraduate Business Programs, making it the only ranked program in the state.

Building on business excellence

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UND College of Business and Public Administration launches dean search amid year of successes

Can a differences in finger length predict athletic ability? UND Professor Grant Tomkinson (above middle) recently set out to find out. He conducted separate research studies with his master’s degree student, Makailah Dyer (right), former UND Fighting Hawks women’s basketball standout, and his son, Jordan, a senior and basketball player at Sacred Heart School in East Grand Forks. Photo by Jackie Lorentz.

It’s all in the hands

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World-renowned UND kinisiologist Grant Tomkinson joins grad student and own son in published studies linking finger length to strength, athleticism

More action, brighter future

More action, brighter future

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Campus open fora return with discussion of achievements and strategic plans for the future

Caitlin Nolby, an alum of UND's Space Studies Department and deputy director of the North Dakota Space Grant Consortium, along with head coordinator Marissa Saad, spent nearly a year planning a recent UND-based conference that attracted representatives from every Space Grant Consortium in the nation. Photo by Jackie Lorentz.

UND hosts national space showcase

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About 200 delegates converge on UND for NASA Space Grant Consortium conference

Rolling through the city

Rolling through the city

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The wheels on the bus go roUND and roUND showing off Grand Forks to freshman

Director of Student Financial Aid Janelle Kilgore, right and Student Account Operations Mgr. Chelsea Larson, left talk with a large team about student financial aid. (Jackie Lorentz photo/ UND Today)

Streamlining student services

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UND One-Stop, Student Financial Aid, Student Account Services celebrate “wins” in customer service

Mark Askelson, a UND alumnus, brings a wealth of relevant knowledge and experience to his new position as interim executive director of the Research Institute for Autonomous Systems. Photo by Jackie Lorentz.

Askelson named interim executive director of RIAS

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UND alumnus and atmospheric Sciences faculty member specializes in UAS integration research

Dan Laudal (left) holds Cerium Oxide and Steve Benson (right) hold a sample of Neodymium Oxide. Both samples are rare earth elements that are  extracting from Lignite Coal. Lignite coal can produce 14 rare earth elements that can be used for defense and other technology.  (Jackie Lorentz photo/ UND Today)

Technological gold

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UND receives federal grant to extract rare earth elements from North Dakota lignite coal

Students in UND Environmental Engineer Frank Xiao's (second row, right) Civil Engineering  Lab, part of the UND College of Engineering & Mines, have benefited from Xiao's reseach guidance, teaching and mentorship. Photo courtesy of Juan Pedraza.

Active science

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UND Civil Engineer Frank Xiao develops ag-based carbon technology for water filtration

Eternal Flame;Old Main Sphere

Climbing the ranks

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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 at

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

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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

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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

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

‘Honoring those we’ve lost’

‘Honoring those we’ve lost’

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