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Fighting Hawks were everywhere Friday, July 6, as about 2,000 alumni and friend of UND attended the latest rendition of UND Night at Target Field.

On Target with UND

July 10, 2018

Fighting Hawks’ green and white blended with Minnesota Twins hues for special ‘UND Night’ at regional home to Major League baseball

UND President Mark Kennedy recently updated about 100 members of the Greater Grand Forks Economic Development Corp., and The Chamber of Grand Forks-East Grand Forks on how UND’s roughly year old One UND strategic plan is surging ahead. He also urged the business community to get behind the University as the chief opportunity engine for the region and premier flagship university on the Northern Plains. Photo by Connor Murphy/UND Today.

Year’s worth of thriving – not just surviving

July 10, 2018

Kennedy updates business community on strategic plan progress, urges leaders to work together

Michael Storandt, a second-year medical student at UND, went to the Special Olympics USA Games as a coach of the Unified Flag Football team for North Dakota. A volunteer for the past seven years, Storandt was also selected to lead the Coaches’ Oath during the Opening Ceremony. Occurring once every four years, Storandt was humbled to be selected for the on-stage role. Image courtesy of Kaia Watkins.

Living the oath on national stage

July 10, 2018

UND medical student delivers Coaches’ Oath at nationally televised Special Olympics opening ceremony

For nearly 35 years, Arne Brekke has led the effort to collect copies of bygdeboker, Norwegian compilations of local genealogical, cultural and geographical information. The collection recently surpassed 1,600 volumes at UND's Department of Special Collections. Photo by Jackie Lorentz.

Remembering Arne Brekke

July 10, 2018

Legacy of indefatigable teacher, genealogist and tour guide built on treasure trove of bygdebøker at UND’s Chester Fritz Library

Freshmen get early start

Freshmen get early start

July 10, 2018

Over the summer, new students use orientation to get acclimated with the UND campus

UND Associate History Professor Cynthia Prescott has spent years creating walking tours and gathering information about pioneer monuments, She  is now sharing her work via an app, web site and forthcoming book.

Monumental task

June 26, 2018

UND professor’s new project brings America’s stone and bronzed history to life across the West

UND alum Greg Shega and wife, Amy, recently established a $1 million gift in their will to assist American Indian students at UND fulfill their dreams of attaining higher education degrees. Image courtesy of Greg and Amy Shega.

Maximum impact

June 26, 2018

Alum’s $1-million gift makes education attainable for tomorrow’s American Indian leaders

There are 27,000 miles of pipeline in North Dakota, most of them “gathering pipelines” that bring oil to a central spot. iPIPE, the Intelligent Pipeline Integrity Program, a consortium of oil companies and the EERC, is a program that selects and tests new technology to detect and prevent pipeline links. Image courtesy of EERC.

iPIPE: Taking a bite out of leaks

June 25, 2018

UND’s EERC uses ‘Shark Tank’-like approach in search of emergent technologies to reduce pipeline spills

Heard any good jokes lately?

Heard any good jokes lately?

June 25, 2018

UND’s Jacob Notermann has, but you might want to save your knee-slappers ’til Sunday — International Joke Day

Grad Crash

UND’s Grad Party Crashers

June 19, 2018

UND’s Office of Admissions travels the region to surprise Class of ’22 students on graduation day

Dr. Mark O. Jensen teaching a human anatomy class to high school students at the UND Medical Education Center at the VA Medical in Fargo.

Like a surgeon

June 5, 2018

UND School of Medicine & Health Sciences’ Dr. Mark Jensen wrote the book, literally, on teaching surgery to new physicians

Back on their feet

Back on their feet

June 5, 2018

UND’s Abby Rogers brings aid to the homeless and less fortunate with charitable sock company

Cooper Pallasch and Steven Kinney

Top guns

May 29, 2018

UND Aerospace home to top two best student pilots in the nation after national flight/safety competition

Foster credits her passion and motivation for her success as both an athlete and pilot. Since arriving at UND as a track and field walk-on, Foster has pursued a degree in commercial aviation as a helicopter pilot. Image courtesy of North Dakota Athletics

Student-athlete of the Month: Kyley Foster

May 29, 2018

Big Sky pole vaulting champion elevates her game on the filed and in her chopper as commercial aviation major

Go, car, go!

Go, car, go!

May 29, 2018

UND marketing students put their negotiating skills in the business sector and on the track with hand-built derby race cars