Post Tagged with: "Diversity & Inclusion"

Pint-sized police officer gets wish

Pint-sized police officer gets wish

May 3, 2018

5-year-old battling leukemia lives dream of becoming a cop, thanks to University Police and campus ‘Love Your Melon’ group

Kristi Orkerlund (left) and Orlynn Rosassen (left) stand in the new Food Pantry in the UND Memorial Union located in 314C. Kristi holds a box of personal care items that students can also pickup. Olrynn holds a Swipe it Forward card that will be able to be used for meals.    (Jackie Lorentz photo / UND Today).

Hungry to learn

April 26, 2018

New food pantry for students is just one way UND is stepping up to combat food insecurity on campus

Stacey Borboa-Peterson will direct the new Office of Student Diversity & Inclusion.

Strategic merger

April 24, 2018

New Office of Student Diversity & Inclusion combines American Indian Student Services with Multicultural Programs & Services

Hannah Balderas, a psychology and pre-med students and UND American Indian Science and Engineering Society chapter secretary, had an eventful time at the AISES national conference recently, as she was elected to serve as a junior member of the National AISES Board of Directors. Photo by Shawna Schill.

Seven-generation solutions

April 19, 2018

Premed student Hannah Balderas makes a difference in hopes of impacting lives well into future

UND anthroplogist Marcia Mikulak is celebrating a recent major victory in her long quest to reverse injustices that have been imposed upon the indigenous Xukuru community in Brazil. UND students (above) attending Mikulak’s field school became fully immersed in Xukuru culture, as were the wishes of Cacique Marcos Xukuru. When it came time to march, the Cacique asked that the students walk at the front — alongside the leaders of the indigenous nation. Image courtesy of Marcia Mikulak. Image courtesy of Marcia Mikulak.

Xukuru sunrise

April 17, 2018

UND anthropologist/social justice advocate Marcia Mikulak extols recent decision from inter-American court as victory for Brazilian indigenous community, reflects on role in making it happen

‘I love culture’

‘I love culture’

April 12, 2018

UND’s Filipino American Student Organization puts home flair on full display for fellow students on culture night

Culture smash

Culture smash

February 20, 2018

UND’s annual Feast of Nations celebration has grown into the biggest multicultural event in the region

UND's Sara Kaiser (left) and Donna Smith are heading up a student survey, which launches Feb. 19, on demographics, sexual violence, and diversity and inclusion. The more students respond, they say, the richer  and more useful the information will be in the end. Photo by Tyler Ingham/UND Today.

Talking about tough topics

February 15, 2018

Student survey on sexual violence, diversity and inclusion launches Feb. 19 in quest to ensure welcoming campus

UND Law School transfer students

‘Part of the community’

November 28, 2017

UND Law transfer students talk about experiences in new home, school

Farmed comic actor Cheech Marin will present a lecture at 5 p.m., Thursday, Nov. 9, at UND, about his expansive collection of so-called Chicano art, and his advocacy for minority artists, at the Campbell Recital Hall within the Hughes Fine Arts Center on campus. Image courtesy of Patrick McMullan.

UND welcomes Cheech Marin for Chicano art lecture

November 2, 2017

Famed comedian — one half of mad-cap duo Cheech and Chong — has nation’s largest private collection devoted to Mexican-American heritage

Breaking the silence

Breaking the silence

November 2, 2017

Bells, gongs and screams interrupt the somber air, signifying every time someone is assaulted, at annual Clothesline Project

For the past 22 years, the Clothesline Project, as it’s known, has been a powerful staple on campus during these weeks of action, chock full of awareness activities and devoted to violence and sexual assault prevention. Photo by Connor Murphy/UND Today.

Solemn reflection, on the line

October 24, 2017

In a deliberate twist on tradition, UND begins ‘It’s on Us’ week of action with rally and march

Robyn Ochs

Blurred lines

October 18, 2016

LGBTQ speaker Robyn Ochs illustrates how complex gender and sexuality can be at UND lecture