Post Tagged with: "College of Arts & Sciences"

Jeremiah Bartz (above) is an assistant professor in the UND Mathematics Department. When he’s not crunching numbers, you may find him out jogging the trails or running competitively – and now he’s found a way to connect his two favorite disciplines. Image courtesy of Jeremiah Bartz.

Marathon math

September 21, 2017

Recognizing today’s launch of the annual ‘Wild Hog’ road races, we chat with UND mathematicians who use data and statistics to bust running myths

Professor of English & Interdisciplinary Health Studies Tami Carmichael (standing left) joins English Professor Rebecca Weaver-Hightower (standing right) in leading a Go Global Academy composition class discussion on the role of globalization in pop culture. The academy is a first-year learning community for students who are interested in global issues, but haven’t already had international experiences. Photo by Tyler Ingham.

Going global

September 7, 2017

UND develops more opportunities to give homegrown students international experiences

UND undergraduate Tyson Berg is wrapping up a summer research experience working with an interdisciplinary team, combining his knowledge of chemistry and unmanned aerial systems. (pictured left to right) UND Chemistry Professor Alena Kubatova, Chemistry Graduate Student Brett Nespor, UND Chemistry/UAS Aviation Student Tyson Berg, UND UAS Lead Flight Instructor James Moe, Ales Kubat. Photo by Tyler Ingham.

High-flying chemistry

August 29, 2017

UND undergraduate combines UAS and chemistry expertise in interdisciplinary research project

UND students take a tour of the new Honors space within Columbia Hall, formerly the UND School of Medicine & Health Sciences. Photo by Shawna Schill.

UND on the move

August 24, 2017

Now who’s where? Department and office shuffling aimed at improving the overall student experience

Meet UND’s oldest staff member

Meet UND’s oldest staff member

August 24, 2017

Did You Know: UND’s Leonard Hall is home to a 67-million-year-old triceratops skull

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

Did You Know?: UND’s Ceramic Periodic Table

Did You Know?: UND’s Ceramic Periodic Table

August 1, 2017

At the University of North Dakota, the phrase “Arts and Sciences” can sometimes take on a whole new meaning

Loren Liepold, technical director for UND Theatre Arts, leads students through a hands-on set-building exercise. It's just one example of the high-impact practices UND wants to foster. Photo by Jackie Lorentz.

HIP to learning

July 25, 2017

UND College of Arts & Sciences educators attend institute on high-impact learning practices

Getting into character

Getting into character

July 18, 2017

UND First Lady Debbie Kennedy’s costume designs brought recent Shakespeare in the Park performances to life

UND Provost Tom DiLorenzo leads discussion among a new UND group knonw as TTADA , which will pull together the units now known as the Center for Instructional and Learning Technologies, the Office of Instructional Development, Office of Extended Learning and Learning & Development, as well as Joan Hawthorne, director of assessment and regional accreditation. The academy is the result of yearlong discussions between the units and the Provost's Office.

Academy of transformation

July 11, 2017

TTADA (Tadah!) sounds magical but its goal to spread enhanced teaching expertise is anything but smoke and mirrors

Famed author Salmon Rushdie (left), was the headliner for the 2008 UND Writers Conference, the Upper Midwest's signature literary event now in its 49th year, recently was funded for a fifth-straight year by the National Endowment for the Arts.

Writers Conference: Funds found, funds kept?

June 27, 2017

Fifth NEA grant, secured by UND’s Crystal Alberts for the Upper Great Plains’ signature literary event, threatened by federal budget cuts

Stephanie Murry, North Dakota Shakespeare Producing Artist Director, is bringing professional theatre to Grand Forks with an outdoor production of "Romeo and Juliet" June 13-18 in Town Square Park. Photo by Jackie Lorentz.

Shakespeare on the Red

June 13, 2017

Thespians to stage classical theatre along Grand Forks Greenway — with support from UND, community and First Lady Debbie Kennedy

Mentors in the making

Mentors in the making

June 13, 2017

University of North Dakota Arts and Sciences peer mentor program helps students acclimate with their university.

Amid the fast pace of a student athlete's schedule, Stephanie Clarke graduated this spring from UND as a double major in psychology and criminal justice. On top of that, she’ll be the first in her family to hang a college diploma on the wall. Photo courtesy of UND Athletics.

First to cross finish line

May 30, 2017

First-generation college student Stephanie Clarke finds UND success in the classroom and on the track

Mark Trahant, the Charles R. Johnson Endowed Professor of Journalsim in UND's Communication Program, has been elected to be a member of the American Academy
 of Arts and Sciences—one of the country’s oldest and most prestigious societies of leaders from academia, the arts, business and public affairs. It’s an honor no other representative of UND—or even the state of North Dakota—has received. Photo by Jackie Lorentz.

‘Mark’ of excellence

April 27, 2017

UND Charles R. Johnson Endowed Professor of Journalism Mark Trahant joins prestigious 2017 class of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences