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Finalists for the position of Vice President for University Relations will visit campus and take part in open fora April 9-18. The are (left to right) Tom Hutton, Joseph A. Brennan, and Lisa Van Riper.

VP for University Relations finalists’ visits set

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Open fora will take place on campus for each of the three finalists for lead University communicator

Scott Kennedy, A Town Hall Conversation on the Chinese Economy. Eye of the Hawk Lecture Series.      ( Jackie Lorentz photo/ UND Today)

Hawk’s-eye view on Chinese economy

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Global economist Scott Kennedy discusses China’s role in innovation, North Dakota trade and higher education

Jed M. Shivers, UND's newly named vice president for finance & operations/chief operating officer, comes to UND from the Albert Einstein College of Medicine (Bronx, N.Y.), where he has served associate dean for finance and administration for the last 11 years.  Prior to that he spent 24 years at Medical Schools in such places as the University of California San Francisco, Yale University, University of Miami and Stanford University. Image courtesy of Jed Shivers.

Shivers named next Vice President for Finance & Operations/Chief Operating Officer

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Associate dean at Bronx, N.Y.-based Albert Einstein College of Medicine hopes to start new UND role as early as May 15

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President Kennedy: UND committed to advocate for raises in next biennium

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Rewarding faculty and staff for success of University remains a top priority, President says

And fitness for all

And fitness for all

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John Fitzgerald’s ‘Faster, Higher, Stronger’ research for athletes carries message of better health and longer life for everyone

Making a difference

Making a difference

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Students spend semester break in Chicago, helping out at a homeless rescue center, after-school program and daycare for single moms

The 12-member UND Parking & Transportation Advisory Committee also is looking for ways to simplify parking for the roughly 10,000 student, staff and faculty permit holders who drive to and from campus each day. UND archival image.

Parking under the microscope

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Campus advisory committee tackling University’s most vexing transportation issues

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Passing the puck

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Former Athletics boss Brian Faison transitions to advisor role for new AD, old friend and onetime conference foe Bill Chaves

The finalists to the next dean of the College of Business & Public Administration are (left to right ) Darrell Radson, Amy Henley and Dave Harris. Their campus visits will take place April 4-9.

Business & Public Administration dean finalists’ visits set

March 29, 2018 at

Open forums will take place on campus for each of the three finalists for dean of College

UND Energy Institue; Mike Mann; battery; Yong Hon; Dakota Lithium Batteries; research commercialization; Clean Republic. Photo by Tyler Ingham/UND Today.

Power to the pedal

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Not your grandfather’s Duracell: revolutionary UND-developed battery propels everything from e-bikes to fish finders

Leading by example

Leading by example

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UND’s Mortar Board embraces opportunities to engage peers, faculty, alumni and community leaders

Former Grand Forks Herald editor and publisher Mike Jacobs and wife, Suezette Bieri, a former longtime administrator at the UND Space Studies Department, stand at the front entrance of UND's Columbia Hall, headquarters of the College of Arts & Sciences, to which the couple recently contributed $1 million in direct support to students. Photo by Connor Murphy/UND Today.

Alum couple says ‘thanks a million’

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Former UND Space Studies administrator Suezette Bieri and legendary state journalist Mike Jacobs add to legacy of giving at alma mater

Cari Campbell , UND associate professor of history, (left) moderates a panel on "art and politics" during the 49th Annual Writers Conference at UND. Campbell was joined on the panel by conference featured artists Marlon James, Lauren Markham and Nicholas Gallanin.  Photo by Paul Wesp/UND Today.

Truly literary – no lie

March 27, 2018 at

UND Writers Conference blends art, history and politics to inspire new generation of creators

Tera Buckley, assistant director of Marketing & Creative Services, said a slight hiccup in migrating UND's revamped website means the timeline to see souped up more- responsive site – a major item in UND’s Strategic Plan Goal Three aim of enrolling and retaining students – will be adjusted from the end of April to May 21. The date was chosen to avoid disrupting the wrap of the spring semester. Jackie Lorentz photo/ UND Today.

Revving up recruitment and retention

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March Provost Forum touts positive progress with UND website updates and Starfish student success

Cindy Juntunen, dean of the College of Education and Human Development, is securing funding for the Sisu Endowment. As a nod to Juntunen’s Finnish roots, the Sisu Endowment will help fund scholarships, programs and educational initiatives that support students from rural backgrounds and those who want to serve their communities. Photo by Connor Murphy/UND Today.

True grit – or is it ‘sisu’

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New College of Education & Human Development endowment taps dean’s Finnish heritage