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UND senior mathematics major Kaylee Schell (left), Minot, N.D., was one of dozens of students filling UND’s Memorial Union for the Essential Studies Capstone Showcase on Thursday, Dec. 8 at the UND Memorial Union. The event features research by juniors and seniors in Capstone classes, which act as final projects or “mini-theses” for undergraduates. Photo by Richard Larson/UND Today

Finding the ‘essential’ meaning

December 15, 2016 at

UND Capstones encourage UND students to transcend gen-ed mindset to make connections to their majors, future careers

Sol Jensen, UND assistant vice president of Enrollment Services, says the more UND can grow its enrollment, the more revenue the University will have to lessen the impacts of likely budget reductions in the next biennium and beyond. Photo by Jackie Lorentz.

Marketing and retention = revenue

December 13, 2016 at

In a time of economic uncertainty, UND invests to grow enrollment and help students succeed to strengthen bottom line

UND President Mark Kennedy (standing at right) surprises UND Assistant Professor of English Sheila Liming with a $500 commendatory grant from the North Dakota University System to assist her in effort to incorporate technology into her classroom curriculum. UND Associate Professor of English Crystal Alberts is seated in the foreground. Photo by Tyler Ingham.

Digital distinction

December 13, 2016 at

UND Assistant Professor Sheila Liming surprised with state grant, recognizing her innovative use of technology in the English classroom

Hannah Balderas, a psychology and pre-med students and UND American Indian Science and Engineering Society chapter secretary, had an eventful time at the AISES national conference recently, as she was elected to serve as a junior member of the National AISES Board of Directors. Photo by Shawna Schill.

History of impact

December 13, 2016 at

UND student organization, AISES, making waves on national level when it comes to putting American Indians into STEM fields

UND Ph.D. alumnus Stephen Greiman doing field work in the Yukon, Canada in 2014. The work was part of a study of small mammals and their parasites in the Arctic. Photo courtesy of Stephen Greiman.

No fluke…UND parasite pro named tops in field

December 13, 2016 at

Stephen Greiman earns biology Ph.D. in 2015, wins prestigious ‘New Investigator’ award in 2016 — in presence of Nobel Prize winner

It’s a Winter WUNDerland!

It’s a Winter WUNDerland!

December 13, 2016 at

UND alumni and sponsors gather for a magical evening to support the University’s Concert Choir

In this centerspread photo taken from the November issue of National Geographic magazine, photographer Phillip Toledano captures UND Space Studies Associate Professor Pablo de León wearing the space suit he designed and constructed at UND in the “regolith chamber” at NASA’s Kennedy Space Center in Florida.

Best of 2016

December 9, 2016 at

Image of UND space engineer Pablo de León in November issue of National Geographic ranked among that publication’s top photos of the year

Cassie Gerhardt, UND associate dean of students and alumna, recently received a national distinguished service award from the Association of Fraternity and Sorority Advisors at a conference in Boston. Photo by Shawna Schill.

Always Homecoming for Cassie Gerhardt

December 9, 2016 at

Recognized nationally, UND’s associate dean of students boasts passion for UND ‘round the clock

UND medical student Mylan Panteah, from Navajo Nation in New Mexico, was recently awarded the Alan Allery Graduate Research Award from the UND School of Medicine and Health Sciences. Photo by Shawna Schill.

Exception to the rule

December 9, 2016 at

UND medical student Mylan Panteah excels at his studies and research at the same time

Tim O’Keefe, executive director of the UND School of Entrepreneurship, has served as a program sponsor for all six UND’s University Innovation Fellowship recipients, including this semester’s trio: (left to right) Brian Porter, Waconia Minn., Alexander Johansen, Drammen, Norway, and  Jonathan Puhl, Le Mars, Iowa. Photo by Shawna Schill.

Growing young innovators

December 9, 2016 at

New class of UND University Innovation Fellows develops student-driven platform to spread entrepreneurial spirit to others

Transfer students become part of ‘OneUND’

Transfer students become part of ‘OneUND’

December 9, 2016 at

See how UND makes it a smooth transition onto campus for incoming transfer students on orientation day

The UND Energy and Environmental Sustainability Grand Challenge team plans to issue 12 awards of $2,500 each for new research concepts, and at least one award is anticipated in each of the following areas: law and regulation, policy issues, social impacts, health and well-being, public awareness and education, and environmental sustainability.

EERC secures $10M in grants

December 7, 2016 at

UND center to investigate feasibility of storing carbon dioxide capture and underground storage

UND student LaJuan Willis interacts with the crowd that took part in the University’s first-ever Teach-in on racism and diversity. Willis’ presentation on Friday, Dec. 2, was part of a session titled Lies Are Quick, The Truth Is Slow: Free Speech Just Isn’t Enough, held in The Loading Dock area of the Memorial Union. Photo by Shawna Schill.

Fanning the flame for positive change

December 7, 2016 at

UND Teach-in looks to sustain conversation on racism and diversity

Members of the UND men’s hockey team raise their sticks in a salute to the “home” crowd at Madison Square Garden in New York City, Saturday, Dec. 3, after a hard-fought 4-3 victory over the Boston College Eagles in the National Collegiate Hockey Association’s College Hockey Showdown. As a member of the NCHC, UND was considered the home team for the event, which drew thousands of Fighting Hawks fans to the Big Apple. Photo by Russ Hons/UND Atletics.

Three-ring frenzy (and more)

December 7, 2016 at

UND Athletics keeps busy, and smiling, with three appearances on the national stage this weekend in volleyball, football and men’s hockey

A UND Biology student performs experiments in the lab at UND’s Starcher Hall, while a New York and Seattle-based documentary film crew monitors his every move. The documentary crew came to UND to capture footage of students and faculty members involved in a nearly five-decades-long study on climate and ecosystem changes on the western edge of Canada’s Hudson Bay. Photo by Shawna Schill.

Biology in focus

December 7, 2016 at

Documentary film crew visits UND to capture innovative climate-change research by grad students and faculty