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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.

Remembering Arne Brekke

July 10, 2018

Legacy of indefatigable teacher, genealogist and tour guide built on treasure trove of bygdebøker at UND’s Chester Fritz Library

UND Associate History Professor Cynthia Prescott has spent years creating walking tours and gathering information about pioneer monuments, She  is now sharing her work via an app, web site and forthcoming book.

Monumental task

June 26, 2018

UND professor’s new project brings America’s stone and bronzed history to life across the West

UND alum Greg Shega and wife, Amy, recently established a $1 million gift in their will to assist American Indian students at UND fulfill their dreams of attaining higher education degrees. Image courtesy of Greg and Amy Shega.

Maximum impact

June 26, 2018

Alum’s $1-million gift makes education attainable for tomorrow’s American Indian leaders

Jacob Notterman

Gift for gab

June 12, 2018

Poly/sci and comm double major with passion for broadcasting finishes in three years

Phil Gerla (front) and Carlos Alba (back) in the Sara Park slot canyon. Photo by Sidike Abudureyimu.

UND’s Gerla takes students back in time

May 22, 2018

Geology & Geological Engineering professor makes textbooks come alive with experiential learning in Mojave Desert

Menath earned the degree while serving full-time in the Air Force. He requested to be stationed in Grand Forks after an officer recommended the D.A. program offered by the UND history department.  Photo by Connor Murphy/UND Today.

Revolutionary outlook

May 10, 2018

Combat pilot earns history doctorate by connecting dots between modern War on Terror and America’s fight for independence

About 75 people attended a special tribute ceremony on Friday to honor Lieutenant Harold Holden Sayre and his heroic legacy, on the grounds of the 110-year-old Sayre Hall. The majestic old building was renamed in Sayre’s honor about a year after his death. A group of UND studens is working with facilities to document the history behind Sayre Hall before it is torn down this summer. Photo by Connor Murphy/UND Today.

Harnessing history before it’s gone

May 8, 2018

UND Students’ class project a key part of Sayre Hall/Wesley College documentation effort

Blues and Brews goes live

Blues and Brews goes live

May 8, 2018

UND class brews up some real-world experience in the exciting world of advertising

UND Honors students convene for class in newly renovated classroom space at Columbia Hall. The classroom updates are part of $150,000 investments for Honors. Photo by Tyler Ingham/UND Today.

Honors on the rise

May 3, 2018

Program for high-achieving students announces new tracks, interim leader, new faculty and growing freshman class

on May 3, at 11 a.m., a small ceremony will take place at Sayre Hall to remember Harold Holden Sayre and his sacrifice in World War I as well as the history of the old Wesley College, of which Sayre Hall was a part for much of its history. UND Archival photo.

Remembering Harold Holden Sayre

May 1, 2018

Group documenting history of Sayre Hall, old Wesley College to honor namesake hero before planned building demolitions

UND President Mark Kennedy (left) and Provost Tom DiLorenzo surprised Chemistry Professor Alena Kubatova with the honor of being the newest UND  Chester Fritz Distinguished Professor on Tuesday. The Chester Fritz Distinguished Professorship, UND highest academic honor, was established with an endowment gift from the late University benefactor Chester Fritz. Photo by Connor Murphy/UND Today.

Kubátová named Chester Fritz professor

April 26, 2018

Chemistry prof receives UND’s highest academic honor in surprise announcement

Flit and fury of the flute

Flit and fury of the flute

April 26, 2018

UND Music welcomes world renowned flautist Robert Dick for masterclass and performance

Award-winning American Indian journalist Jenni Monet was one of the first reporters on the ground to document Standing Rock’s protests of an oil pipeline that cut through the Standing Rock reservation, destined to intersect with the Missouri River, an important source of drinking water for the tribe. Photo by Connor Murphy/UND Today.

Standing Rock and media through history’s lens

April 24, 2018

UND professor assembles diverse lineup for behind-the-scenes look at pipeline dispute turned national debate

UND Rocket Team

This IS rocket science

April 24, 2018

UND student team has blast furthering school’s launching tradition at annual NASA event

Art Jones, UND director of art collections, established a connection that brought 1,400 original prints from famed French satirist and printmaker Honoré Daumier into the University’s possession.
On March 27, Jones opened a new exhibit at the Empire Arts Center in downtown Grand Forks, where the great works of Daumier are on full display. The exhibit, Honoré Daumier III: Law, Medicine, and Social Satire, runs through June 23. Photo by Art Jones/UND Today.

Daumier on display

April 19, 2018

UND Art Collections at the Empire Arts Center features more selections from famed satirist through June 23