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Theodore Roosevelt National Park was a favorite stop for many on the bus tour. The group gathered with Park Ranger Laura Thomas (middle) for a photo at River Bend Overlook. Photo by Brandon Beyer

Countryside connections

August 21, 2017

UND’s newest faculty and administrators get a taste of North Dakota on statewide bus tour

Welcome home to One UND

Welcome home to One UND

August 21, 2017

UND greeted the class of 2021 in style during Welcome Weekend, August 19-20.

Denise Buckner (left) leads the high altitude balloon  test launch as Anamika, Lance Wilson and Peter Henson prepare equipment. They will send live video and still feeds from Idaho during the Aug. 21 eclipse. The North Dakota Space Grant Consortium is participating in the National Eclipse Ballooning Project.

Total eclipse of the sun

August 15, 2017

UND’s high-altitude balloons set to capture live video of Aug. 21 solar eclipse

University of North Dakota parasitologist Vasyl Tkach recently was recognized by his peers as a top researcher in the field, not only for his groundbreaking work but also for his outstanding mentoring of students.  Photo courtesy of Juan Pedraza.

All creatures small and smaller

August 15, 2017

UND biologist Vasyl Tkach receives nation’s top parasitology award for groundbreaking zoological research

Driven to learn

Driven to learn

August 15, 2017

Christopher Walden earns Ph.D., starts medical school three days later

Stephanie Walker, UND director of libraries and information resources (OER), looks to technology to bring power of Open Educational Resources to University students and faculty. UND estimates already it has saved students as much 1.6 million in text book cost through OER. Photo by Jackie Lorentz.

Champions of change

August 15, 2017

UND Dean of Libraries authors chapter on changing the culture surrounding Open Educational Resources

Robots rock

Robots rock

August 15, 2017

UND students mentor young kids on building and programming Lego machines at advanced camp

Maureen Atake is hooded on August 4 after earning her Doctorate of Nursing Practice (DNP). Atake was was born in Nigeria and came to the U.S. in 1998. Photo by Tyler Ingham.

Parting ‘shots’

August 8, 2017

UND Doctor of Nursing Practice grad researches vaccination rates in urban Somali communities

Colonel Benjamin Spencer (right) from the Grand Forks Air Force Base flies a small UAS in the UAS Flight Testing Lab in Robin Hall as Associate Dean of UND Aerospace Beth Bjerke (middle) and Assistant Professor of Aviation Philip Brandt (left) watch. Photo by Jackie Lorentz.

Friends in flight

August 8, 2017

Odegard School, GFAFB leaders hope to build on existing legacy of collaboration

This trio of Cooper's hawks found on the UND campus were juveniles, which accounts for their white plumage. Photo by Richard Larson.

Critters of campus

August 8, 2017

The University of North Dakota is home to a surprising array of watchable wildlife – if you take the time to look

Professor Howe Lim, UND Civil Engineering, at the discharge gate of the English Coulee impoundment west of Grand Forks. Lim and his students use computer modeling to help predict flooding based on snow melt. Photo by Juan Pedraza.

Flood of research

August 8, 2017

UND civil engineer Howe Lim and his student team develop solutions to region’s temperamental waters

UND hosts emotional opioid abuse panel

UND hosts emotional opioid abuse panel

August 8, 2017

A passionate and emotional discussion emerges from an opioid abuse panel hosted by the University of North Dakota Forensic Psychology program

UND coach and Athletic Department staff members gathered on May 1 for a special dinner at the home of President Mark Kennedy and First Lady Debbie Kennedy (pictured center) to celebrate a previous academic year filled with conference championships and two national tournament appearances on the heels of a national championship in men’s hockey in 2015-16. Among the coaches present that night: Chris Logan, soccer; Kevin Galbraith, track& field; Dick Clay, cross country; Katie Martinson, women’s golf, Mark Pryor, volleyball, Travis Brewster, women’s basketball; Brian Jones, men’s basketball; Jordan Stevens, softball and Brad Berry, hockey. Head Football Coach Kyle “Bubba” Schweigert, who was interviewed for this story, was not present because he was on a recruiting trip. Photo courtesy of the Office of the UND President.

Moving forward together

August 1, 2017

Fighting Hawks coaches embrace higher expectations as champion culture re-emerges on campus

UND Social Work graduate student Laurie Freid (center) is using her research knowledge to assist Grand Forks Mayor Michael Brown (right) and Community Relations Officer Pete Haga (left) in gathering data to support the City's Immigrant Integration Initiative. Photo by Tyler Ingham.

Intern of integration

August 1, 2017

UND student assists Grand Forks Mayor in broadening conversation about immigrant population

Law professor and higher education policy expert  Peter Lake visited UND on July 31 to speak on higher education, free speech and academic freedom.  He said the rise of the advocacy and consumer culture has shifted student beliefs. Photo by Tyler Ingham.

Disruptive times

August 1, 2017

Higher ed futurist focuses on navigating change while hitting on hot-button issues of the day