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Higher education: Path to brighter future

March 16, 2017 at

Kennedy: Invest more, not less, in universities to diversify the state’s economy and to provide needed talent to grow and succeed

UND Assistant Professor of Wildlife Ecology Jason Boulanger r has done extensive research and field work revolving around deer overpopulation and management. Image courtesy of Juan Pedraza of UND Discovery magazine.

Oh, dear, oh deer

March 16, 2017 at

UND wildlife researcher’s surgical sterilization collaboration with Cornell University has caught the attention of urban planning boards across the country

Ski by Candlelight

Ski by Candlelight

March 16, 2017 at

UND’s Wellness Center specializes in year-round outdoor activities; check them out!

North Dakota Fighting Hawks’ basketball was represented in the NCAA National Tournaments and the Women's National Invitational Tournament. Both squads are beginning the work needed to duplicate those efforts down the road this year and beyond.

Dance cards full

March 14, 2017 at

Athletics success makes for busy week in regional and national tournaments, including Men’s Basketball’s first appearance on an NCAA Division I bracket

UND Assistant Vice President for Enrollment Services Sol Jensen gives an audience of staff and faculty a colorful preview of what UND has in mind for a proposed $3 million investment, showcasing why it’s critical that the dollars are spent now.  Photo by Shawna Schill.

A pitch for marketing

March 14, 2017 at

Third in series of campus budget fora explains why an investment in marketing is critical to UND’s future

Grant Tomkinson, associate professor of kinesiology and public health education at UND, poses with a Velotron cycle, which he uses to test people for different kinds of exercise physiology.  Tomkinson recently published an international study that says kids' fitness levels are declining across the globe, leading to health problems later in life. Photo by Jackie Lorentz.

Rethinking fitness

March 14, 2017 at

In new publication, UND kinesiologist Grant Tomkinson throws a clinical red flag on kids’ declining health around the globe

Odd Einar Dørum is one of the most respected and qualified politicians in Norway.  He visited UND recently to discuss Norwegian relations with NATO, America's President Donald Trump and Russia's Vladimir Putin. Photo by Tyler Ingham.

A Norwegian perspective

March 14, 2017 at

Retired Member of Norway Parliament, Odd Einar Dørum, talks NATO, Trump, and yes, Putin, too

UND President Mark R. Kennedy stands next to the replica of his painting he did in 1965 (check year? ) hanging outside the Presidents office. I think we figured he was about 12 years old). Kennedy's orginal canavas painting is on display at the Empire Art Center along with art  exhibits from other UND Presidents. Not all orginials are on display. Also facultyexhibtions include hats designed for theatre costumes by UND First Lady Debbie Kennedy.

Collections with a connection

March 14, 2017 at

UND Art Collections celebrates artists with connections to North Dakota including four former school presidents and the current president, Mark Kennedy

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

Tough decisions to position for the future

March 10, 2017 at

UND academic and support units submit their preliminary budget proposals to find savings and encourage strategic growth

Earlier this year, the College of Arts and Sciences Dean’s Office and Academic Advising moved from Montgomery Hall to the former UND School of Medicine & Health Sciences building as part of the University's Master Space Plan. More moves are slated to take place throughout campus. UND Archives photo.

Campus on the move

March 10, 2017 at

Who’s who and where they are now as laid out by the University’s new Master Space Plan

Ali Haider (left), a UND Ph.D. student in electrical engineering, adjusts a sophisticated headpiece on Ben Johnson, a recent UND electrical engineering grad, for a Brain Computer Interface project.  UND Associate Professor of Electrical Engineering Reza Fazel-Rezai (far right) monitors the experiment. Photo by Jackie Lorentz.

Future focus: Intersection of medicine and engineering

March 10, 2017 at

Innovative new program combines strengths of North Dakota’s big research universities

Emily Taylor with her "lace" collar that she made ouf a bicycle inner tube. Taylor designed and made the "lace" collar which won her an award.

Designing woman

March 10, 2017 at

UND Theatre Arts grad student Emily Taylor talks about her prestigious scholarship and amazing costuming work

UND President Mark Kennedy told lawmakers, on Monday, that UND already has made a number of tough decisions on campus, with more to come, to meet mandated budget reductions. He said the University is “nearing the end of the road” as far as cutting, and that the state may have to look at allowing Universities the flexibility to increase tuition. UND Archives.

UND takes its message to the House

March 7, 2017 at

Kennedy: cuts are ‘nearing end of the road’ but tuition flexibility is needed moving forward

UND Provost Tom DiLorenzo leads the discussion at the second campus budget forum, held on March 1. Photo by Richard Larson.

‘Stepping up’ to meet needs

March 7, 2017 at

Second UND budget forum sets tone of shared sacrifice and commitment to University vision

Diego Rodriguez (second from right), a master's student in cello from Venezuela, receives his award at the first-ever UND Grad Research Achievement Day. Rodriguez is joined by Grant McGimpsey,(left)  vice president for research & economic development; UND President Mark Kennedy and UND Provost Tom DiLorenzo. Photo by Jackie Lorentz.

Grand day for grads

March 7, 2017 at

First-ever Graduate Research Achievement Day showcases wide variety of student scholarship