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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

According to UND's official fourth-week enrollment figures, the number of new freshmen at UND rose from 1,928 to 1,939, a growth of nearly 1 percent from last fall. UND’s transfer students are up 5 percent from last year, and those seeking professional degrees have risen 4 percent.  Photo by Tyler Ingham.

Positively growing

September 21, 2017

Fourth-week enrollment data shows gains in UND freshman class, even after budget challenges

The Blackboard system used at UND is cloud-based, is scalable and requires less maintenance and downtime. It also allows faculty at different universities within the North Daktota University System to collaborate, and students taking classes from multiple institutions to access all their courses in one system. Photo by Shawna Schill.

Growing Pains for Blackboard

September 21, 2017

Cloud-based learning management system slowly improving with more features – and a few hiccups

UND announced the formation of a search committee this week – led by Cindy Juntunen, Dean of the College of Education and Human Development – to find a new dean for the CoBPA. The helmsperson will replace Margaret Williams, who left the post this spring. UND's CoBPA was rated 216 out of 250 ranked schools in the 2018 U.S. News & World Report’s list of Best Undergraduate Business Programs, making it the only ranked program in the state.

Building on business excellence

September 19, 2017

UND College of Business and Public Administration launches dean search amid year of successes

Can a differences in finger length predict athletic ability? UND Professor Grant Tomkinson (above middle) recently set out to find out. He conducted separate research studies with his master’s degree student, Makailah Dyer (right), former UND Fighting Hawks women’s basketball standout, and his son, Jordan, a senior and basketball player at Sacred Heart School in East Grand Forks. Photo by Jackie Lorentz.

It’s all in the hands

September 19, 2017

World-renowned UND kinisiologist Grant Tomkinson joins grad student and own son in published studies linking finger length to strength, athleticism

More action, brighter future

More action, brighter future

September 19, 2017

Campus open fora return with discussion of achievements and strategic plans for the future

Caitlin Nolby, an alum of UND's Space Studies Department and deputy director of the North Dakota Space Grant Consortium, along with head coordinator Marissa Saad, spent nearly a year planning a recent UND-based conference that attracted representatives from every Space Grant Consortium in the nation. Photo by Jackie Lorentz.

UND hosts national space showcase

September 19, 2017

About 200 delegates converge on UND for NASA Space Grant Consortium conference

Rolling through the city

Rolling through the city

September 19, 2017

The wheels on the bus go roUND and roUND showing off Grand Forks to freshman

Mark Askelson, a UND alumnus, brings a wealth of relevant knowledge and experience to his new position as interim executive director of the Research Institute for Autonomous Systems. Photo by Jackie Lorentz.

Askelson named interim executive director of RIAS

September 14, 2017

UND alumnus and atmospheric Sciences faculty member specializes in UAS integration research

Dan Laudal (left) holds Cerium Oxide and Steve Benson (right) hold a sample of Neodymium Oxide. Both samples are rare earth elements that are  extracting from Lignite Coal. Lignite coal can produce 14 rare earth elements that can be used for defense and other technology.  (Jackie Lorentz photo/ UND Today)

Technological gold

September 14, 2017

UND receives federal grant to extract rare earth elements from North Dakota lignite coal

Students in UND Environmental Engineer Frank Xiao's (second row, right) Civil Engineering  Lab, part of the UND College of Engineering & Mines, have benefited from Xiao's reseach guidance, teaching and mentorship. Photo courtesy of Juan Pedraza.

Active science

September 14, 2017

UND Civil Engineer Frank Xiao develops ag-based carbon technology for water filtration

Eternal Flame;Old Main Sphere

Climbing the ranks

September 14, 2017

Student react to breaking news from U.S. News & World Report that UND is one of the most innovative schools in the nation

UND among Top 25 Leaders in Innovation

UND among Top 25 Leaders in Innovation

September 13, 2017

University surges in U.S. News & World Report ‘Best Colleges’ rankings, joining Harvard, Stanford and MIT in at least one category

Mat Cox, who earns top grades in the classroom and is a leaders in the football field, will graduate with a bachelor’s degree in civil engineering in May. By May 2019, he plans to earn his master’s degree in civil engineering from UND. Photo by Shawna Schill.

UND Student-Athlete of the Month: Mat Cox

September 7, 2017

Olympia, Wash., native, and Fighting Hawks offensive lineman engineering two degrees in six years

Girls flock to drone school

Girls flock to drone school

September 7, 2017

UND hosts female elementary students for a week-long UAS camp.