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UND’s new mission statement was approved by the State Board of Higher Education on April 26.  UND archival photo.

Deeper analysis to get it right

February 9, 2017

UND deans given more time to work with Executive Council on budget proposals that support the University’s Strategic Plan

Since that time, UND’s administration has received a number of queries from faculty and staff members about a new VSIP at UND. Today’s announcement serves as UND’s intention to provide that opportunity to tenured faculty and staff members, effective Monday, ¬Dec. 3, 2018. The application period will end at 4:30 p.m. Central Standard Time, on Tuesday, Jan. 15, 2019. UND archival photo.

Finding efficiency through centralization

February 9, 2017

UND begins process of developing service center model for more effective campus services

UND's Pride of the North Band marches down University during the 2016 Homecoming Day Parade on campus. Photo by Shawna Schill.

Pride-a-palooza

February 9, 2017

UND Pride of the North completes new-uniform drive in grand style

UND Professor of Educational Leadership Margaret "Margi" Healy (left) is working with Odella Fuqua, UND director of resource planning & allocation, to make the University's transition to a brand-new budget model, known as MIRA, easier and more understandable for the campus community.  Photo by Jackie Lorentz.

Q&A: Making sense of MIRA

February 9, 2017

UND’s resident budget ambassadors peel back the mystery of the new incentive-based model

Like mother, like daughter

Like mother, like daughter

February 9, 2017

UND’s Society of Women Engineers get moms and daughters together for some science, technology, engineering and math fun

A new push to invest in marketing at UND will target three key areas—a University branding study, upgrades to the look and functionality of the UND.edu website and a heavy push on digital advertising.  UND archival photo.

Reboot to recruit

February 7, 2017

UND plans $3 million in marketing initiatives to tell the University story, boost recruitment and heighten tuition revenue

As part of a recent simulation hosted by the UND College of Nursing & Professional Disciplines, students were asked to assume varying family roles and maneuver the intricacies of making ends meet when there is not enough resources to go around. Photo by Tyler Ingham.

Into the poverty line

February 7, 2017

Students get crash course in what it’s like to not make ends meet in simulation designed to develop more societal empathy

Members of the UND community take time to dish up lunch at the Taste of Faith event, held Friday, Feb. 3, at Christus Rex church on campus. The event capped off Interfaith Week celebration at UND. Photo by Tyler Ingham.

Many faiths, One UND

February 7, 2017

Taste of Faith Luncheon at Christus Rex draws wide variety of believers and belief systems for fellowship

Kids love building with Legos, but THESE kids built Lego Robots! Watch ND 5th Graders test their creations in the FLL Qualifier Tournament sponsored by the University of North Dakota Engineering and Mines.

UND hosts young engineers at LEGO robotics tourney

February 7, 2017

Kids love building with blocks, but these aspiring North Dakota innovators take it to another level

President Mark Kennedy gives remarks at the start of the most recent Strategic Planning meeting Tuesday, Jan. 31, in Wilkerson Commons. Photo by Richard Larson.

Investing in priorities

February 2, 2017

UND’s Strategic Planning Committee forming campus goals to guide progress in a time of budget restraints

Emily Holth is the owner and founder of Sustainable Solution Services, a professional conflict resolution firm based in Grand Forks. The firm was chosen by an advisory committee after the ombuds position was vacated. Photo by Tyler Ingham.

Positive results

February 2, 2017

UND contracts with local service to get ahead of interpersonal differences before they become conflicts

It's Groundhog Day! For the record, Punxsutawney Phil, this morning, saw his shadow and hustled back into his hole, signifying six more weeks of winter. How accurate are these furry forecasters?  UND experts weigh in.

Digging into Groundhog Day

February 2, 2017

UND experts in meteorology, wildlife biology and folklore weigh in on the science and tradition behind America’s most beloved weather holiday

Rev. Dr. Jamie Washington the second speaker for the Eye of the Hawk Lecture series held at the Gorecki Alumni Center. Rev. Washington spoke topic Diversity and Incusion in 2017: Our Next Round of Work

Taking diversity & inclusion to the ‘next round’

February 2, 2017

Dr. Jamie Washington pulled the near impossible, coaxing a SRO audience of mostly strangers to talk frankly and honestly with each other

UND President Mark Kennedy and the University Executive Council released a joint statement today about a budgetary process that will impact all areas of campus—from administration to athletics to staff to academic units. It reflects current financial realities facing UND and follows budget proposals for state funding 20 percent lower than last biennium. UND archival photo.

UND statement: Riding the rapids to smoother currents

January 31, 2017

President and Executive Committee detail process moving forward to address budget cutting and strategic investments

The Rev. Jamie Washington engages a standing-room-only audience Monday at UND's Gorecki Alumni Center as part of the second Eye of the Hawk Lecture held on campus. Photo by Jackie Lorentz.

Beyond ‘politeness and niceness’

January 31, 2017

Multicultural speaker urges more authentic conversations on diversity and inclusion at packed-house Eye of the Hawk lecture