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Online polls closed Wednesday evening after staying open for two days. More than 2,300 students voted for what they found to be the best look. It’s an important milestone in a months-long process to bring UND’s new logo and branding to life. Image courtesy of UND Marketing & Creative Services.

And ‘Z’ winner is!

May 3, 2018

More than 2,300 students took to online balloting for their favorite Fighting Hawks mascot design

UND Student Body President Erik Hanson reviews design options for a new Fighting Hawk mascot. UND students are currently voting for their favorite design version for a Fighting Hawks costume to be "hatched" next fall. Photo by Connor Murphy/UND Today.

Mascot designs put to vote

May 1, 2018

UND student body choosing favorite Fighting Hawks costume design through online voting

Alyssa Konickson, UND Alumni Association & Foundation director of communications, shows off an example of one of the new North Dakota license plates , marked with the Fighting Hawks logo. Image courtesy of Sam Melquist, AA&F.

Hawks on the highway

April 26, 2018

Fighting Hawks plates get license to fly to support UND Alumni Association & Foundation’s mission to serve students

Brittany’s story

Brittany’s story

April 19, 2018

UND student details tragic cancer diagnosis at age 11 and her current mission to positively impact others in a similar situation

Miss America 2018 Cara Mund, the first-ever North Dakotan to wear the crown, was in UND's alumni house, the Gorecki Center, on Tuesday, for the UND Alumni Association & Foundation's Women for Philanthropy event. Image courtesy of Milo Smith.

Crown jewel of North Dakota

April 12, 2018

Cara Mund, state’s first Miss America, talks giving, gumption and government at Women for Philanthropy lunch

Steve Martin

Powering futures by giving back

April 12, 2018

UND Engineering alum Steve Martin reflects on American Indian roots as founder of thriving energy startup in Africa

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Passing the puck

March 29, 2018

Former Athletics boss Brian Faison transitions to advisor role for new AD, old friend and onetime conference foe Bill Chaves

Curt Hanson

A Marine and his sword

March 15, 2018

Ceremonial blade of first UND alum killed in World War II makes serendipitous journey back to UND

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

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

Eric Trueblood poses for a photo in front of a VT-51 Avenger. While not a full restoration project, Aircorps Aviation was hired to attach a new wing to the naval torpedo bomber. Image courtesy of Sam Melquist/UND Alumni Association & Foundation.

Passion for preservation

February 15, 2018

Eric Trueblood,’06, recipient of a 2017 Young Alumni Achievement Award, founded company that restores WW II aircraft to flying condition

For Cort Zimbrick, it was love at first sight on the UND quad, when freshman Carol Hilber caught his eye on the way to class. Decades later, they’re thanking their University for an undergraduate experience that will forever be close to their hearts. Images courtesy of Cort and Carol Zimbrick.

Match made at UND

February 13, 2018

UND alum sweethearts find love on campus, return the favor with a financial gift

Kyle Thorson, a UND Business College alum and owner of the on-campus Archives Coffee House, is teaming up with UND and the Alumni Association & Foundation to help sponsor Spirit Week – five days of events (Feb. 19-23) showing students the impact of donor support and how they can find ways to say ‘thanks.’  Photo by Shawna Schill/UND Today.

Grounds for giving

February 13, 2018

UND business alum shares sense of philanthropy – and coffee – to support UND Spirit Week

UND alumna Virginia DuBowy

Giving back now and for years to come

February 8, 2018

Pioneering alumna joins husband in setting up scholarships for aspiring female leaders in fisheries and wildlife biology