Post Tagged with: "College of Arts & Sciences"

Hot and cold

Hot and cold

November 15, 2018

UND biologist’s research of snapping turtles could yield far-reaching implications

Promise kept

Promise kept

November 8, 2018

Grad student’s tributes to UND soldiers who perished in 1918 flu pandemic coincides with WWI armistice centennial

When Camilla Morrison (right), costume designer and theatre instructor at the University of North Dakota, walked into the shop in the early afternoon, it seemed to brighten up even more. Photo by Dima Williams/UND Today.

Designing woman: Camilla Morrison

November 6, 2018

Master costumer brings world of Dr. Seuss to life on Burtness Theatre stage

The North Dakota Quarterly is set for a comback as a print edition in early 2019. Photo by Dima Williams/UND Today.

Print is not dead

November 6, 2018

UND’s premier literary journal, North Dakota Quarterly, returns to paper publishing after years-long digital-only run

Grand Forks Mayor Michael Brown takes time on Wednesday afternoon to meet with UND Honors students who the mayor has been mentoring on leadership over the course of the Fall semester. Brown is one of 10 mentors, from both on and off campus, who have counseling Honors students, as part of the program's Leaders in Action track. Photo by Shawna Schill/UND Today.

Leading by example

November 1, 2018

UND Honors students get first-hand lesson in leadership from some of the area’s best

Many UND ghost stories revolve around old Gustafson Hall, on the southern edge of campus, where over the year's a tragic history has played out. UND archival image.

Halloween and UND

October 30, 2018

UND folklorist explains genesis of All Hallow’s Day, others share their own campus ghost stories

On Oct. 16, UND History Professor Eric Burin and The Digital Press at UND released "Protesting on Bended Knee: Race, Dissent, and Patriotism in 21st Century America, a compilation of essays edited by Burin that dissects the bold yet controversial demonstrations championed by former NFL quarterback Colin Kaepernick, a onetime star signal caller for the San Francisco 49ers. Image courtesy of the NFL.

‘Protesting on Bended Knee’

October 18, 2018

UND’s Eric Burin and The Digital Press release history’s ‘first draft’ on bold, controversial stance against injustice

Top brass

Top brass

October 9, 2018

Christiena Taralson, member of the UND Trumpet Ensemble, reflects on humble beginnings after big national win

Troy Rogers (above, at UND) is a composer roboticist. He heeds his fascination for sound by devising various machines that make music. “There is nothing new about this fusion of high technology and [music],” said Rogers, as he talked about centuries-old Hellenistic automated water organs and Arabic wax cylinders that capture movement.  Photo by Dima Williams/UND Today.

Robots with a good beat

October 4, 2018

UND Music hosts expert composer roboticist for interdisciplinary workshop on mechanical music

In May, Anne Walker and Michele Iiams traveled to the Moringa Community School of Trades in rural Ghana, Africa to assist teaching in English and math, respectively. They also brought components from a mechanical engineering senior design project that would help the school cook and can food more efficiently. Image courtesy of Anne Walker. Image courtesy of Anne Walker.

Stove-top diplomacy

October 2, 2018

UND Colleges of Engineering and Education team up to assist rural, African trade school with novel invention

UND ‘thinks bigger’ with ND Digital Atlas

UND ‘thinks bigger’ with ND Digital Atlas

September 25, 2018

Evolving interactive state map and history book – all in one – launches following years of research

First developed at UND in 2003 and overhauled a decade later through a grant partnership with the University of Missouri and the University of Washington, IPHC teaches communication and collaboration to students from eight different disciplines. Photo by Dima Williams/UND Today.

Connected in care

September 11, 2018

Course — started at UND — puts eight health care disciplines in same room in challenging scenarios to foster collaboration

Drive and motivation

Drive and motivation

September 3, 2018

Big city psychology student from California finds her passion in psychology at UND

Newly named Interim Arts & Science Dean Brad Rundquist recently took over the College from former dean, Debbie Storrs, who was named UND Senior Vice Provost. Photo by Jackie Lorentz/UND Today.

Rundquist brings art and science to new role

August 29, 2018

News reporter, editor, scientist and administrator — new Arts & Sciences interim dean has done it all

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