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This week, UND forwarded to the State Board of Higher Education proposed tuition rates for 2017-18 that adheres to the 4-perecent ceiling mandate for in-state undergraduates and extends that same rate of increase to nonresident undergrads as well. The Board will consider UND’s proposals, along with those from the other North Dakota University System institutions, at its May 15 meeting in Bismarck. UND archival photo.

‘We need to invest in UND’

May 9, 2017 at

UND finds sympathetic voices among student leaders regarding proposed tuition rate hikes

Jan Strinden helps her husband, Earl, with the unveling of a new street sign at the corner of University Avenue and Strinden Road (formerly a section of Stanford Road). The road was renamed in the couple's honor for their years of dedication to the alumni of UND. Photo by Richard Larson.

Sign of legends

May 9, 2017 at

Ambassadors and longtime servants to UND alumni Earl and Jan Strinden get street named in their honor

UND President Mark Kennedy presented the President's Medal to UND Vice President for Student Affairs Laurie Betting (left) and Associate Professor of Political Science and Public Administration Dana Harsell, following the roll out of the University’s new “One UND” Strategic Plan before a packed house in the Lecture Bowl of the Memorial Union. Betting and Harsell served as co-chairs of the Strategic Planning Committee. Photo by Shawna Schill.

Presidential praise

May 9, 2017 at

‘One UND’ Strategic Planning Committee co-chairs Betting and Harsell surprised with University medal

President Mark Kennedy adressed the University Council meeting about his Strategic Plan.

UND as chief opportunity engine

May 9, 2017 at

President Mark Kennedy gets students excited about opportunities at state’s flagship University during Spring Leadership Series

Photo by Shawna Noel Schill

Join President Kennedy for the Strategic Plan launch

May 4, 2017 at

UND President Mark Kennedy invites all to the launch of the One UND Strategic Plan. Here’s an early glimpse of what to expect.

Students in Robin David's (above) Honors class extended an already successful "Resilient Youth Program" into East Grand Forks Public Schools, where no New American tutoring program existed. The program has been so popular that the school had to seek more space for students.  Photo by Tyler Ingham.

Volunteers to ambassadors

May 4, 2017 at

UND Honors students learn about experiences of New Americans by serving in local school

Chandler Hall, the oldest building at the University of North Dakota, will soon meet its end. But, according to University facility planners, the old building still has some time before it meets the wrecking ball. UND archival photo.

Ol’ Chandler prepares to check out – but not before others

May 4, 2017 at

Facilities: UND’s oldest building likely to be torn down in the summer 2018

In April, UND Wellness & Health Promotion was ranked No. 1 by College Magazine in helping students reach their fitness goals.

Wellness on top

May 4, 2017 at

UND Rec Center and health promotion programs consistently make short lists for best around

May the Fourth be with U…ND

May the Fourth be with U…ND

May 4, 2017 at

Which Star Wars character are you? Here’s how University of North Dakota students answered the question on May the 4th.

UND student Ryan Gorman (washing windows) has been coming back for a few years to help the Grand Forks residents Florence and Roger Syvertsons during The Big Event. Gorman and fellow students, Chris Brown (left on roof) and Mark Wiche, make sure they ask for the Syvertsons by name when signing up for the Big Event. Photo by Jackie Lorentz.

‘Do work’ — they did

May 2, 2017 at

Festive atmosphere greets 900 volunteers — mainly students, but also including faculty and staff — for this year’s Big Event community service effort

At the most recent forum for the new University Strategic Plan, Associate Professor of Languages Melissa Gjellstad (pictured) and English Professor Rebecca Weaver-Hightower explained strategies for meeting the pillar’s first goal—providing a strong liberal arts foundation. Photo by Tyler Ingham.

Pillars of University strength

May 2, 2017 at

Strategic Planning Committee members wrap up campus budget fora with discussion of Learning and Engagement

Derek Sporbert, director of TRIO programs at UND, recently visited the the nation's capital to meet with North Dakota's congressional delegation to advocate for college access for residents throughout North Dakota, especially rural students.  Tyler Ingham.

Trump’s ‘skinny budget’ proposes cuts to TRIO programs

May 2, 2017 at

If implemented, the federal slicing could lead to reduced access to education

Shared science

Shared science

May 2, 2017 at

North Dakota Academy of Science convenes at UND for annual meeting, supporting cross-state collaboration among students and faculty

Pomp and pageantry of the Powwow

Pomp and pageantry of the Powwow

May 2, 2017 at

UND played host to the 47th Annual Timeout Week and Timeout Wacipi in April, and honored longtime Director of American Indian Student Services Leigh Jeannotte.

Mark Trahant, the Charles R. Johnson Endowed Professor of Journalsim in UND's Communication Program, has been elected to be a member of the American Academy
 of Arts and Sciences—one of the country’s oldest and most prestigious societies of leaders from academia, the arts, business and public affairs. It’s an honor no other representative of UND—or even the state of North Dakota—has received. Photo by Jackie Lorentz.

‘Mark’ of excellence

April 27, 2017 at

UND Charles R. Johnson Endowed Professor of Journalism Mark Trahant joins prestigious 2017 class of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences