Post Tagged with: "Diversity"

New UND Today staff writer Dimitria Williams, a native of Bulgaria who has been living in the United States, for several years. takes time to interview Carrington, N.D. area farmer, Jim Harmon, during an early stop on UND's annual New Faculty and Administrators Bus Tour of North Dakota. Williams was one of about two dozen new staff, faculty and spouses  who got their first looks at the state on the bus tour. Photo by David Dodds/UND Today.

North Dakota and UND through new eyes

August 21, 2018 at

Bulgaria native, Dimitria Wiilliams, ‘UND Today’s’ newest staff writer, shares what it’s like to traverse the state for first time

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

Strategic merger

April 24, 2018 at

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 at

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

A kaleidoscope of color and rhythm, the Wacipi, or powwow, will end a week of educational events that bring in people from across the nation to enjoy American Indian culture. All events are free. Photo by Jackie Lorentz/UND Today.

‘Time out’ for tradition of grandeur

April 12, 2018 at

48th annual Wacipi highlights week-long celebration of American Indian contributions to art and culture

Culture smash

Culture smash

February 20, 2018 at

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 at

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

The Rozmai Ukranian Dance Company from Folklorama in Winnipeg are one of the featured dancers from Folklorama at Feast of Nations.  Photo by Jackie Lorentz photo/ UND Today.

Feat of ‘Feast’

February 13, 2018 at

Another collage of culture draws over 1,000 attendees to annual community celebration

Peace of mind

Peace of mind

February 8, 2018 at

Renowned photographer, speaker asks students “What does peace mean to you?” during campus Interfaith Week

In the wake of transition at UND's American Indian Student Services, rather than focusing on organizational structure, UND Vice President of Student Affais & Diversity Cara Halgren said she and her staff have been spending a lot of time looking at academics and services, how they fit into the strategic plan (Goal No. 5, fostering an inclusive campus climate), and how they could be improved. That includes retention and recruitment.  UND Archival image.

The big picture

January 16, 2018 at

UND looks to best serve American Indian students through implementation of strategic plan

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 at

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

Homecoming hoopla!

Homecoming hoopla!

October 10, 2017 at

UND celebrates its 101st Homecoming with a alumni honors, a parade, tailgating and a big football win

More action, brighter future

More action, brighter future

September 19, 2017 at

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 at

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

Rolling through the city

Rolling through the city

September 19, 2017 at

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

A Nov. 9 Provost Forum, hosted by UND Provost Tom DiLorenzo, included progress updates from Sherry Lawdermilt, project manager of Goal No. 6 (meeting the educational needs of the active-duty military, veterans, and their families) and Jeff Holm, project manager of Goal No. 3 (deliver more educational opportunities on campus and online).

UND among Top 25 Leaders in Innovation

September 13, 2017 at

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