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Maridee Shogren, of the College of Nursing & Professional Disciplines, listens to a point from UND Student Body Vice President Blake Andert, with Stacey Borboa-Peterson, director of Multicultural Programs & Services, looking on in the background, during a work session for the UND Strategic Planning Committee. Photo by Shawna Schill.

Core Values bring us closer to OneUND

November 10, 2016

Message to the campus from the Co-chairs of the University’s Strategic Planning Committee

Will Gosnold takes the first reading on the gravity meter

Hands-on history

November 10, 2016

Geophysics class might be on to something when it comes to rumored Prohibition-era bootlegger tunnels in East Grand Forks

UND sophomore forward Mike Gornall takes a shot on Minnesota goal tender Eric Schierhorn at Mariucci Arena Saturday night on the campus of the University of Minnesota in Minneapolis. This past weekend’s two-game series was the first time in three years that the two teams had faced off in a game. Photo by Russ Hons/ UND Athletics.

Rivalry renewed

November 10, 2016

UND and Minnesota men’s hockey teams resume their storied cold war after a three-year hiatus with two instant classics in Minneapolis

Greg Page

The ethical CEO

November 10, 2016

UND alumnus, former Cargill CEO Greg Page shares insights on family culture he enjoyed and worked to instill for more than 40 years

Jake Blum and Kylie Oversen

Young politicians

November 10, 2016

UND students Kylie Oversen and Jake Blum caught the public service bug early in their youth and didn’t wait long to act upon it

Flags numbering 1,160 fly in front of UND’s Memorial Union. Each one represents a military-affiliated UND student or dependent. The flag display coincides with Veterans Day, which is Friday, Nov. 11, and with the celebration of Nontraditional Student Week at UND. Photo by Richard Larson.

Salute to Veterans

November 10, 2016

UND is paying tribute to students who’ve serve the country this week with a flurry of red, white and blue in front of the Memorial Union

Lanny LaPlante (left) of the Cheyenne River Reservation in South Dakota, applied to UND’s new Veterans Entrepreneurship Program (VEP) to get more hands-on learning and professional advice on growing his current start-up venture, Blue Star, Inc., which installs navigation aids and lighting systems for airports. The VEP is a three-part program that prepares disabled vets to enter the world of business. Tyler Okerlund (right) is the director of UND’s VEP. Photo by Tyler Ingham.

Boot camp: business style

November 8, 2016

Disabled military veterans from around the country look to UND’s Center for Innovation for entrepreneurship training

UND students, part of a collaboration with students from NDSU in Fargo, show of their version of a “CubeSat,” a miniature satellite that is slated to be launched into space and orbit the Earth early next year. In the image, left to right, are Skye Leake, Michael Hirsch, Christian Peterson, Jeremy Straub and Karl Schmaltz.  Straub is heading up the project at UND and NDSU. He is a Ph.D. graduate of UND’s Computer Sciences Department and currently works as a faculty member in NDSU’s Computer Science division. Photo by Jackie Lorentz.

First in flight

November 8, 2016

UND and NDSU students collaborate on what would be North Dakota’s pioneer free-flying satellite

Abbey Anderson, a native of Cooperstown, N.D., currently is a student in her final year of UND’s Family Nurse Practitioner (FNP) Clinical Track distance education program.

Dedicated from a distance

November 8, 2016

UND online nursing student Abbey Anderson plows toward another degree while balancing busy work and home life

Assistant Professor Surojit Gupta works in his lab in Upson Hall II, part of the UND College of Engineering & Mines.

Slippery when dry

November 8, 2016

UND mechanical engineer Suroijt Gupta re-envisions the modern turbomachinery to reduce the need for oil-based lubricants

Blasting off!

Blasting off!

November 8, 2016

Students, who live on campus in the Engineering Living and Learning Community, recently built miniature rockets for sky-high fun

Jonathan Geiger

Building human infrastructure

November 3, 2016

UND’s Geiger part of new $20M health NIH grant to grow research and nurture new researchers in rural states

Jonathon Nord, a grad student in UND’s combined Masters of Public Administration program, spent this past summer coordinating security for dignitaries attending the Republican National Convention in Cleveland. Photo by Jackie Lorentz.

Matter of national security

November 3, 2016

UND public administration grad student Jonathon Nord spends summer keeping the peace in the heart of one of America’s biggest political machines

UND biology student Nate Schroeder recently whisked himself to Washington, D.C., acting upon a personal invitation to have dinner with Vice President Joe Biden and his wife, Jill Biden. Schroeder was one of a select handful of people to be honored by the Vice President for standing up against sexual assault and other violence. Photo Courtesy of the Office of the Vice President of the United State.

Dinner with the Veep

November 3, 2016

UND’s Nate Schroeder personally invited to Vice President Joe Biden’s residence to be honored for combatting sexual assault and other violence

UND Computer Sciences major Dakota Krout recently discovered a passion for writing that has resulted in his fantasy genre work cracking Amazon’s Top 10 best-sellers list.  Photo by Jackie Lorentz.

Fantasy focus

November 3, 2016

Computer Sciences major Dakota Krout recently discovered a passion for writing that has resulted in his fantasy genre work cracking Amazon’s Top 10 best-sellers list