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Besides being a pivotal piece in understanding UAS research data across campus, Computer Scientist Travis Desell says he and his students have collaborated with a number of departments for their big data and High Performance Computing research needs.  Photo by Jackie Lorentz.

Next step: NexusND

February 14, 2017 at

UND to initiate Grand Challenges effort with $3 million investment in technology infrastructure and workforce

UND Student Body President Brandon Beyer (left) and UND Dean of Libraries and Information Resources Stephanie Walker are big proponent of Open Educational Resources, which already have saved UND students millions in text book cots. In September, the UND Student Senate passed a resolution in support of OER at UND. On Jan. 15, it put its money where its mouth was and unanimously passed a bill to allocate $75,000 dollars to the implementation of more OER on campus. That allocation was coupled with a $25,000 match from Provost DiLorenzo. Photo by Jackie Lorentz.

More bucks for ‘open resources’

February 14, 2017 at

UND Student Senate throws financial weight behind open educational resources on campus

UND Professor of Music James Popejoy (left) and Guanlu Guan. director of Peking University Affiliated High School Concert Band of China, share a moment with joint ensemble of UND and Chinese students. The visiting Chinese students performed in a join concert with Grand Forks High School Students on Saturday, Feb. 11. Photo by Jackie Lorentz.

Harmonizing across language barriers

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UND visit makes it possible for local musicians to finds similarities and bridge difference with Chinese counterparts through music

‘Difficult and chaotic’

‘Difficult and chaotic’

February 14, 2017 at

Simulation gives UND students up close and personal view of family life below the poverty line

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

Deeper analysis to get it right

February 9, 2017 at

UND deans given more time to work with Executive Council on budget proposals that support the University’s Strategic Plan

Since that time, UND’s administration has received a number of queries from faculty and staff members about a new VSIP at UND. Today’s announcement serves as UND’s intention to provide that opportunity to tenured faculty and staff members, effective Monday, ¬Dec. 3, 2018. The application period will end at 4:30 p.m. Central Standard Time, on Tuesday, Jan. 15, 2019. UND archival photo.

Finding efficiency through centralization

February 9, 2017 at

UND begins process of developing service center model for more effective campus services

UND's Pride of the North Band marches down University during the 2016 Homecoming Day Parade on campus. Photo by Shawna Schill.

Pride-a-palooza

February 9, 2017 at

UND Pride of the North completes new-uniform drive in grand style

UND Professor of Educational Leadership Margaret "Margi" Healy (left) is working with Odella Fuqua, UND director of resource planning & allocation, to make the University's transition to a brand-new budget model, known as MIRA, easier and more understandable for the campus community.  Photo by Jackie Lorentz.

Q&A: Making sense of MIRA

February 9, 2017 at

UND’s resident budget ambassadors peel back the mystery of the new incentive-based model

Like mother, like daughter

Like mother, like daughter

February 9, 2017 at

UND’s Society of Women Engineers get moms and daughters together for some science, technology, engineering and math fun

A new push to invest in marketing at UND will target three key areas—a University branding study, upgrades to the look and functionality of the UND.edu website and a heavy push on digital advertising.  UND archival photo.

Reboot to recruit

February 7, 2017 at

UND plans $3 million in marketing initiatives to tell the University story, boost recruitment and heighten tuition revenue

As part of a recent simulation hosted by the UND College of Nursing & Professional Disciplines, students were asked to assume varying family roles and maneuver the intricacies of making ends meet when there is not enough resources to go around. Photo by Tyler Ingham.

Into the poverty line

February 7, 2017 at

Students get crash course in what it’s like to not make ends meet in simulation designed to develop more societal empathy

Members of the UND community take time to dish up lunch at the Taste of Faith event, held Friday, Feb. 3, at Christus Rex church on campus. The event capped off Interfaith Week celebration at UND. Photo by Tyler Ingham.

Many faiths, One UND

February 7, 2017 at

Taste of Faith Luncheon at Christus Rex draws wide variety of believers and belief systems for fellowship

Kids love building with Legos, but THESE kids built Lego Robots! Watch ND 5th Graders test their creations in the FLL Qualifier Tournament sponsored by the University of North Dakota Engineering and Mines.

UND hosts young engineers at LEGO robotics tourney

February 7, 2017 at

Kids love building with blocks, but these aspiring North Dakota innovators take it to another level

President Mark Kennedy gives remarks at the start of the most recent Strategic Planning meeting Tuesday, Jan. 31, in Wilkerson Commons. Photo by Richard Larson.

Investing in priorities

February 2, 2017 at

UND’s Strategic Planning Committee forming campus goals to guide progress in a time of budget restraints

Emily Holth is the owner and founder of Sustainable Solution Services, a professional conflict resolution firm based in Grand Forks. The firm was chosen by an advisory committee after the ombuds position was vacated. Photo by Tyler Ingham.

Positive results

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UND contracts with local service to get ahead of interpersonal differences before they become conflicts