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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

Being Bubba

Being Bubba

September 21, 2017

Head football coach Bubba Schweigert hands out tickets to each home game not because he has to but because he loves to

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

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

(Left to right) Seth Pederson, Meloney Linder and Derek Hall are the three finalists for UND Vice President for University Relations position.

VP for University Relations Finalists visit campus Sept. 20-28

September 12, 2017

Students, faculty, staff and community members are welcome to take part in scheduled fora and provide feedback on each candidate

UND President Mark Kennedy and First Lady Debbie Kennedy played the role of good hosts to members of their former school's volleyball squad on Friday, Sept. 8. After the UND Fighting Hawks defeated the George Washington University Colonials 3-0, the First Couple took time for a photo with coaches and players from both teams. Debbie Kennedy wore a Colonials jacket over her UND green shirt to signify her and her husbanc's connection to both schools. The Kennedy's came to UND from GW in Washington, D.C.  Photo by Russ Hons, UND Athletics.

School(s) spirit

September 12, 2017

President and First Lady sport dueling colors in show of support for current and former favorite universities

‘Honoring those we’ve lost’

‘Honoring those we’ve lost’

September 12, 2017

UND Air Force and Army ROTC cadets commemorate the fallen on Sept. 11.

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

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

Girls flock to drone school

Girls flock to drone school

September 7, 2017

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

The first Potato Bowl USA football game took place on Sept. 24, 1966 between UND and Idaho State. It was billed as a battle between two of the largest potato-growing regions in the United States: Idaho and the Red River Valley of North Dakota and Minnesota. UND stomped Idaho State 41-0 in that first meeting. UND holds an impressive 39-12 Potato Bowl record, dating back to that first game.

All hail the mighty spud

September 5, 2017

It’s fun, food, football and more this week as the UND joins the community for the 52nd Annual Potato Bowl USA celebration

Amanda LIvers, a research geophysisist at UND's EERC, said, as early as middle school, she detected subtle, non-blatant suggestions that certain science and computer related classes weren't meant for girls. Photo by Kari Suedel.

Overcoming barriers

September 5, 2017

Women scientists at the EERC open up about challenges growing up in pursuit of careers in STEM fields

Welcome, students

Welcome, students

September 5, 2017

Student from across UND — and the nation– are welcomed as the big, bright Class of 2021.