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Tom DiLorenzo

Legislative updates, IT plans and campus happenings highlight first Provost Forum

September 20, 2018

Provost also cites progress in experiential learning and partnerships that put UND student interns downtown

UND Art Collections Manager and Curator Sarah Heitkamp holds Balloon Shadows, a pastel piece created by Jackie McElroy-Edwards in 1982. The piece is one of 25 uniquely framed by Heitkamp’s Art Collections team for an upcoming exhibit of McElroy-Edwards’ work. Photo by Connor Murphy/UND Today.

Brought into frame

September 20, 2018

UND Art Collections to exhibit works by former faculty member Jackie McElroy-Edwards in downtown gallery

, is on a multi-university, multiple principal investigator team that received a four-year R01 grant from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) totaling more than $2.25 million.

Geiger gets $2.25M for epilepsy-related research

September 11, 2018

Award marks first time that a UND faculty member has held three simultaneous top-level NIH grants as a principal investigator

Provost Tom DiLorenzo at the Budget Forum on April 4, 2017.
 (Jackie Lorentz photo)

Keep in the know

September 11, 2018

Provost fora offer opportunity to ask questions about campus priorities; next one set for Thursday

This past summer was UND second-year medical student Mariah Star Cooper’s last chance to unwind before beginning hospital rotations in the summer of 2019. Instead, she elected to head off to an intense internship at Harvard Medical School and do what she loves – research. Image courtesy of Mariah Star Cooper.

Ivy inspirations

September 6, 2018

UND INMED student Mariah Star Cooper recounts summer internship with Harvard Medical School

Thomasine Heitkamp, a proessor in the College of Nursing & Professional Development, focuses on addiction and prevention. Photo by Jackie Lorentz/UND Today.

Access multiplied

September 6, 2018

$3.8-million grant to UND College of Nursing & Professional Disciplines aims to expand mental health services in rural America

Janelle Kilgore, who was recently named interim vice provost for strategic enrollment management, believes now is a good time to look more strategically at enrollment management.  Photo by David Dodds/UND Today.

Energizing recruitment

September 4, 2018

In new enrollment management role, Janelle Kilgore focuses on student experience to attract more of the best and brightest

The technology arrived recently on the second floor of the Chester Fritz Library as one piece of a grand plan to renovate North Dakota’s largest athenaeum.   Photo by Dima Williams/UND Today.

Lights, camera, action — one button away

September 3, 2018

UND’s Chester Fritz Library installs new video studio giving students and faculty capability for on-the-spot productions

UND was recently awarded a Clinical and Translational Research grant from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to work with researchers and medical providers in the Dakotas, including North Dakota State University, the University of South Dakota, Sanford Health, and other hospital systems throughout the region to better understand cancer and its causes, and to develop effective treatments for the disease. Image courtesy of the UND School of Medicine & Health Sciences.

SMHS nets $20.3M cancer research grant

August 30, 2018

$20.3-million grant to UND will help health providers and researchers address cancer in North and South Dakota

DeAnna Carlson Zink, CEO of the University of North Dakota Alumni Association & Foundation, takes the stage recently for her annual State of the Foundation address, she cradles her 16-month-old grandson, William. Image courtesy of Sam Melquist/UND Alumni Association & Foundation.

Creating the future

August 30, 2018

Alumni CEO DeAnna Carlson Zink highlights support for student scholarships and faculty needs in annual address

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

Pres. Kennedy image: During his address at the 12th Annual UAS Summit & Expo, UND President Mark Kennedy outlined three vital inheritances for North Dakota to embrace in maintaining its status as a UAS leader. Kennedy continues to stress the importance of investing in research universities as economic engines capable of diversifying the regional economy. Photo by Connor Murphy/UND Today.

Seize the skies

August 23, 2018

UND President Mark Kennedy sees now as carpe diem moment for North Dakota if it wants to stay ahead the UAS research and development pack

UND's 2018 first-day fall enrollment tally includes the best-prepared cohort of new freshmen to date, includng the most UND Presidential Scholars in the University's history, more than 160 Honors Program students (a significant increase), and has higher overall high school grade point averages than any previous class. Photo by Shawna Schill/UND Today.

Class acts: first day yields encouraging trends

August 23, 2018

Analysis: UND enrolls most academically prepared freshmen class, sees uptick in transfer students thanks to new programs

Using technology worthy of a high-tech Hollywood movie, Space Studies graduate student Sophie Orr is studying how to prevent motion-related injury in astronauts working in space, with a longterm goal of using the research to build a better, more efficient spacesuit. Image courtesy of Juan Pedraza.

Capturing the moment

August 23, 2018

UND grad student, Kinisiology Department use Hollywood-eque technology to design better spacesuit

UND President Mark Kennedy makes is way up and down the aisles of the rolling UND "Leaders in Action" bus during a recent tour across the southern part of North Dakota. Kennedy and First Lady Debbie Kennedy host the trip every year for new faculty and administrators so they can get to know their new home state. Photo by Peter Johnson/UND Today.

Taste of North Dakota

August 21, 2018

President Kennedy: Annual bus tour reveals statewide impacts of the University of North Dakota