Post Tagged with: "College of Education & Human Development"

Dennis Bolda

Living, breathing special education

February 5, 2019 at

Fargo teacher, used to overcoming adversity, earns master’s degree with the help of UND Online

Walker, along with Cheryl Hunter, chair of the Department of Teaching, Leadership & Professional Practice, recently secured a $1.4 million grant from the U.S. Department of Education to bring its first cohort of 14 students to campus to train teachers in the Lakota language and earn their degree in elementary and secondary education. Graduates will teach elementary and secondary learners at tribal and reservation schools in North Dakota and South Dakota.

‘LEAP’ forward for Lakota language

October 4, 2018 at

UND College of Education lands $1.4 M federal grant to prepare next generation of teachers in indigenous linguistics

In May, Anne Walker and Michele Iiams traveled to the Moringa Community School of Trades in rural Ghana, Africa to assist teaching in English and math, respectively. They also brought components from a mechanical engineering senior design project that would help the school cook and can food more efficiently. Image courtesy of Anne Walker. Image courtesy of Anne Walker.

Stove-top diplomacy

October 2, 2018 at

UND Colleges of Engineering and Education team up to assist rural, African trade school with novel invention

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 at

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

David Tack

Big voice on campus

July 31, 2018 at

Education professor moonlights as the voice of UND’s ceremonies and sporting events

When she first arrived on campus in 2013, UND Softball player and reigning Big Sky Pitcher of the Year Kaylin VanDomelen didn't know anyone else on the softball team. The Bend, Ore., native had never imagined ever living in North Dakota either..

Student-athlete of the Month: Kaylin VanDomelen

April 19, 2018 at

UND softballer, teaching major simply ‘VanDominant’ on the mound and from the batter’s box

And fitness for all

And fitness for all

April 3, 2018 at

John Fitzgerald’s ‘Faster, Higher, Stronger’ research for athletes carries message of better health and longer life for everyone

Cindy Juntunen, dean of the College of Education and Human Development, is securing funding for the Sisu Endowment. As a nod to Juntunen’s Finnish roots, the Sisu Endowment will help fund scholarships, programs and educational initiatives that support students from rural backgrounds and those who want to serve their communities. Photo by Connor Murphy/UND Today.

True grit – or is it ‘sisu’

March 27, 2018 at

New College of Education & Human Development endowment taps dean’s Finnish heritage

Sophomore Catherine Klein of UND’s Women’s Soccer won the Big Sky Conference’s Goalkeeper of the Year award for her 2017 performance – including an 18-save game that tied a school record. With her elementary education degree, she plans to earn her master’s in special education from UND. Photo by Connor Murphy/UND Today.

Student-athlete of the Month: Catherine Klein

March 13, 2018 at

Big Sky Goalkeeper of the Year strives for excellence on the pitch while pursuing degrees to help others with special needs

Edwin Edpalina stands next to his poster presentation at the NAGC’s 64th Annual Convention in Charlottesville, NC. In auditioning the entire elementary school, he discovered about 20 percent of children had fully developed tonal perception. Image courtesy of Edwin Edpalina.

Knack for giftedness

February 15, 2018 at

National award-winning teacher inspires high-achieving children’s choir on Standing Rock Indian Reservation

As a freshman, she played the first 27 games, including a start, before suffering a season-ending knee injury. She still earned a spot on the All-Academic Big Sky team as well as her first collegiate letter. Strand has pursued a bachelor’s in psychology for pre-physical therapy. She sees the psychological background as helpful for those dealing with the mental strain of a long recovery process. Photo by Connor Murphy/UND Today.

Student-athlete of the Month: Bailey Strand

January 12, 2018 at

UND Women’s Basketball starter turns recovery experience into academic inspiration

In addition to researching comics and graphic novels, UND Education Professor Marcus Weaver-Hightower, who describes himself as a decent artist, also writes them. Photo by Jackie Lorentz.

Not just for kids

October 16, 2017 at

UND Education professor finds comics and graphic novels can help young and old alike learn

Alivia Fraase, a junior from Fargo, is double-majoring in elementary education and early childhood education, with a minor in special education. As a volleyball defensive specialist, she had 583 digs last year, the second-most in UND history, and has been integral in UND’s NCAA-leading 19 wins, as of Thursday. Photo by Jackie Lorentz.

Student-Athlete of the Month: Alivia Fraase

October 5, 2017 at

Fargo, native and star libero finds perfect match as she digs in to Education double major

TopDog teaching comes to UND

TopDog teaching comes to UND

October 5, 2017 at

N.D. educator and UND alum Kayla Delzer returns to share her innovative style, inspire future teachers

Delzer, in her Mapleton, N.D. third-grade classroom, graduated from UND with a double major in elementary education and early childhood education in 2008. She also earned her master’s degree in elementary education from UND in 2014. Photo produced and featured in the New York Times, Sept. 2 edition.

Top teacher alum featured in New York Times to speak at UND

September 7, 2017 at

Kayla Delzer, whose classroom philosophies have become standard worldwide, holds two degrees from the College of Education & Human Development