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UND Tolerance Rally in Front of Twamley Hall.

Getting back on track

October 13, 2016 at

Strong partnerships abound across campus to facilitate strength through diversity, inclusion and unity

UND alum Matt Dunlevy, the CEO of a successful UAS industry start-up business, SkySkopes, personifies the spirit of interdisciplinary collaboration at UND. He’s blended an educational background in history and aviation to build a growing business that is making waves in the UAS community around the world.

Legacy of collaboration

October 11, 2016 at

President Kennedy highlights interdisciplinary links across campus

A record crowd of 11,706 UND hockey fans packed the Ralph Engelstad Arena on Oct. 1 to see their favorite team raise its eight National Championship banner. Photo by Shawna Schill.

Raise 8

October 5, 2016 at

UND Men’s Hockey raises the roof with eighth National Championship flag before huge exhibition-game crowd.

Melanie Sage, UND Social Work faculty member

Indian child welfare

October 5, 2016 at

Federal grant supports UND and partners in work to improve services to Native American children.

UND student Brooke Riendeau (left), with the Grand Forks Mobile Farmers Market, and colleague Hannah Harman chat with UND employees on Tuesday, Sept. 13, near the UND Memorial Union. Riendeau and Harman helped operate the mobile farmers market out of an old-style trolley car. Photo by Jackie Lorentz.

Market on wheels

October 5, 2016 at

UND nursing student teams with local proprietors to bring fresh veggies and other healthy consumables to campus in an old-style trolley car.

Samantha Howard, a third-year law student and tested quarterback for the women’s team came back for the 2016 Malpractice Bowl after suffering an injury last year. Photo courtesy of Daniel Yun/Dakota Student.

Bowled over

October 5, 2016 at

The annual football tilt between the Law School and the SMHS is a series steeped in history and tradition even though few really know for sure when it actually started.

UND Assistant Professor of English Sheila Liming performs a member of the Celtic music band, Callan. Liming is a bag-piping expert and recently wrote an essay for The Atlantic magazine about the instrument. Photo courtesy of the band.

Princess of the pipes

October 5, 2016 at

UND’s Sheila Liming pens essay for ‘The Atlantic’ on the bagpipe’s links to Rock-and-Roll and why the instrument is the brash rebel of the music world.

For nearly 35 years, Arne Brekke has led the effort to collect copies of bygdeboker, Norwegian compilations of local genealogical, cultural and geographical information. The collection recently surpassed 1,600 volumes at UND's Department of Special Collections. Photo by Jackie Lorentz.

Norwegian ancestry

October 5, 2016 at

Norwegian heritage records surpass 1,600 volumes at the UND’s Department of Special Collections.

Growing up on a farm, UND sculptor Patrick Luber was drawn to the idea of working with and manipulating materials. As he grew up, he learned to work with his hands and deal with the physical world around him.

Science and brimstone

October 5, 2016 at

UND sculptor Patrick Luber’s newest creation straddles the symbolic intersection of scientific and religious inquiry.

Elizabeth Harris in her office in Merrifield Hall on UND campus.

Master translator

October 5, 2016 at

UND’s master translator Elizabeth Harris is a finalist for two more national prizes.

A study by former grad student Sam Morton may help put to rest the "muscle-bound myth" concerning strength training, observes UND faculty member Jim Whitehead.

Olympics around the world

October 5, 2016 at

UND faculty members have rich and varied perspectives when it comes to sport on the global stage.

Wayne Seames and Chemical Engineering students researching biofuels.

International CO2

October 5, 2016 at

UND Chemical Engineers part of U.S.-China NSF research collaboration that could help reduce CO2 emissions from power plants.

Nick Wilson, assistant professor of aviation at the University of North Dakota’s John D. Odegard School of Aerospace Sciences, has a unique connection to the emergency landing on the Hudson River of U.S. Airways Flight 1549 on Jan. 15, 2009.

Science of ‘Sully’

October 5, 2016 at

Assistant Professor at UND Aerospace discusses the story of an aircraft emergency landing on the Hudson River in 2009, now featured in a top box office motion picture.

Katie Davidson. Photo by Shawna Noel Schill.

Overseas inspiration

October 5, 2016 at

New Director of International Center at UND looks to encourage more students to study abroad.

Steve Light, UND associate vice president for academic affairs, enjoys conversation and a morning meal with UND student Chris Sigurdson and City officials during a special breakfast to honor UND interns who spent their summers working for the City of Grand Forks. At right is Mike Vatnsdal, Grand Forks budget officer and Sigurdson's internship supervisor. Photo by Shawna Schill.

On the job

October 5, 2016 at

UND students benefit from spirit of collaboration between City and University with internships that provide real-world experience and expert mentorship.