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Building-block bonanza

Building-block bonanza

March 6, 2018

UND and the 2018 FIRST LEGO League State Championship hosted 55 teams of young engineers showing off their skills in robotics

UND student leaders recently signed a contract – in alliance with North Dakota State University  – with Civitas’ Degree Map, an online system through which students and their advisors can input particular degree goals, restrictions and requirements to create a flexible roadmap to a timely graduation.  Photo by Shawna Schill/UND Today.

Degree: planned

March 1, 2018

New degree planner software takes the guesswork out of charting a path to timely UND graduation

Kit Johnson, an expert on immigration law, was chosen to be a faculty lecturer by a UND committee of Chester Fritz Distinguished professors. Photo by Kit Johnson/UND Today.

Immigration on the mind

March 1, 2018

UND Faculty Lecturer Kit Johnson highlights peculiarities and potentials of immigration law

UND faculty members, who are principle and co-principle investigators for a new $1 Million NSF scholarship grant, are (left to right) Gregory Vandeberg, Rebecca Simmons, Shari Nelson, Alena Kubátová and Daphne Pedersen.  Image courtesy of Alena Kubátová.

Growing the STEM

March 1, 2018

UND faculty team shepherds NSF research-centered scholarships for students who are first in their families to attend college

Since 2011, U.S. Navy Lt. Majellen "Coco" Changcoco has been working on her online civil engineering degree from UND from many different ports around the world. While doing so, she melded her work-life experiences with her educational pursuit. Image courtesy of Majellen Changcoco.

UND online: a welcome port in a storm

March 1, 2018

Navy civil engineer sailing toward career goals while building bridges along the way

Take this job — and love it!

Take this job — and love it!

March 1, 2018

Hundreds of student take advantage of career fairs on campus to engage with numerous employers at one time and place

The XXII Winter Games concluded this weekend in PyeonChang and all eight current or former UND hockey players as well as curler Joe Polo, who also studied at UND, made their respective countries burst with pride.  Image courtesy of UND Athletics.

Gold rush

February 27, 2018

Winter Olympic spotlight shines on UND alum athletes and support staff

UND President Mark Kennedy dropped by the Spirit Week “Pay It Forward” table on Wednesday afternoon. One of the table attendants, UND Student Ambassador Allie Harvey (left), was notified just a couple of hours later that she had been randomly chosen for a $5,000 Spirit Week/Giving Hearts Day scholarship. Photo courtesy of Sam Melquist/UND Alumni Association & Foundation.

5 days of philanthropic ‘Thanks’

February 27, 2018

Six more students awarded $5,000 donor-supported scholarships during UND Spirit Week

University System Chancellor Mark Hagerott presents the UND Foundation/B.C. Gamble Faculty Award for Excellence in Teaching, Research or Creative Activity, and Service to
Daphne Pedersen (Sociology) at the 2018 Founders Day celebration on Feb. 22. Photo by Jackie Lorentz/UND Today.

Party like it’s 1883

February 27, 2018

Annual Founders Day banquet honors faculty and staff from teaching, research and service

UND Associate Professor of Atmospheric Sciences Fred Remer recently expanded his teaching from on-campus to online in order to keep serving the next generation of pilots and weather experts.  Photo by  Connor Murphy/UND Today.

Online and upward

February 27, 2018

Prof makes inroads toward digital education delivery, advises balance between on-campus/distance learning

Nocturnal spinning

Nocturnal spinning

February 27, 2018

Tuesdays at the Wellness Center are for Night Ride classes — fast-paced cycling to heart-thumping jams amid neon lights

UND alum and legendary NBA coach Phil Jackson was named to the 2018 class of Sioux Award recipients. The award is the highest UND alumni honor. (Above) Jackson visits with a UND honors psychology class on campus in 2008. Photo by Chuck Kimmerle.

Class acts

February 22, 2018

NBA coaching legend Phil Jackson heads up a 2018 Sioux Award class of alumni movers and shakers

UND is unveiling a revamped Honors pgoram. What they’ve crafted is a program that’s not only more relevant and flexible for students, but also one that branches out across disciplines on campus. Photo by  Tyler Ingham/UND Today.

New approaches for Honors

February 22, 2018

Revamped UND program presents two new pathways for student success

Callegari, a junior, transferred to UND after playing out a scholarship at his first American university, North Carolina Central. He says, . “I heard about the reputation of UND around the country and from some of my mates that play tennis. I was really impressed and I’m proud to be here.” Photo by Connor Murphy/UND Today.

Student-athlete of the Month: Davide Callegari

February 22, 2018

Italian tennis transfer holds serve on the court and in the classroom at UND

Gaming for impact

Gaming for impact

February 22, 2018

UND medical researchers turn their attention to gamers to raise awareness of the dangers of radon