Post Tagged with: "Engagement"

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

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

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

Eric Trueblood poses for a photo in front of a VT-51 Avenger. While not a full restoration project, Aircorps Aviation was hired to attach a new wing to the naval torpedo bomber. Image courtesy of Sam Melquist/UND Alumni Association & Foundation.

Passion for preservation

February 15, 2018

Eric Trueblood,’06, recipient of a 2017 Young Alumni Achievement Award, founded company that restores WW II aircraft to flying condition

For Cort Zimbrick, it was love at first sight on the UND quad, when freshman Carol Hilber caught his eye on the way to class. Decades later, they’re thanking their University for an undergraduate experience that will forever be close to their hearts. Images courtesy of Cort and Carol Zimbrick.

Match made at UND

February 13, 2018

UND alum sweethearts find love on campus, return the favor with a financial gift

UND Alumni Association & Foundation CEO DeAnna Carlson Zink (middle) presents Jace Dukart (left) and Shelby Stoltz (right) with their Giving Hearts Day scholarship checks, made possible by donor gifts and a match from Dakota Medical Foundation. Image courtesy of Sam Melquist/UND Alumni Association & Foundation.

Overflowing with support

February 13, 2018

UND donors use Giving Hearts Day to pump up more than a dozen major student scholarships

Kyle Thorson, a UND Business College alum and owner of the on-campus Archives Coffee House, is teaming up with UND and the Alumni Association & Foundation to help sponsor Spirit Week – five days of events (Feb. 19-23) showing students the impact of donor support and how they can find ways to say ‘thanks.’  Photo by Shawna Schill/UND Today.

Grounds for giving

February 13, 2018

UND business alum shares sense of philanthropy – and coffee – to support UND Spirit Week

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

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

UND Physician Phil Johnson (left) of Team USA takes care of Jeremy Morin during warm-up at the 2010 IIHF World U20 Championship. Johnson currently is the team doctor with the U.S. Men's Olympic Hockey Team in South Korea. His is one of 12 UND alums serving in official capacities at the Winter Games.  Image courtest of Jeff Vinnick/HHOF-IIHF Images).

Doctor is in

February 8, 2018

UND physician keeping USA Men’s Hockey healthy, among 12 alums with Olympic connections

Anne Kelsch, faculty and staff development director of the Teaching Transformation and Development Academy at UND, with others on campus will be convening reading groups centered on creating a strong undergraduate liberal arts foundation.  Photo by Connor Murphy/ UND Today

Liberal arts’ next chapter

February 8, 2018

Reading groups now forming to show faculty and staff how they fit into the Strategic Plan’s first goal

Sally Page joined UND in 1977 to lead the Affirmative Action and Compliance Office. Over nearly 40 years, she cemented a reputation as fair in her dealings with employees and in her role as a protector the institution.

Sally Page — dedication and longevity

February 8, 2018

Longtime UND staffer and pioneer in affirmative action remembered as leader on campus and in the community

UND alumna Virginia DuBowy

Giving back now and for years to come

February 8, 2018

Pioneering alumna joins husband in setting up scholarships for aspiring female leaders in fisheries and wildlife biology

Peace of mind

Peace of mind

February 8, 2018

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

Famed Washington Post Executive Editor Ben Bradlee visits with UND journalism students during a visit in 1977. His leadership and journalistic ethics is the subject of the 2018 Oscar-nominated movie, "The Post." Photo by Richard Larson/UND Today.

When Ben Bradlee visited UND

February 6, 2018

Famed newspaper editor, featured in 2018 Oscar-nominated ‘The Post,’ foretold pitfalls of celebrity journalism 40 years ago

Aerospace Day

All eyes on the skies

February 6, 2018

All eyes skyward at John D. Odegard School of Aerospace Science Community Day with new generations dreaming of futures in aviation

UND Chester Fritz Distinguished Professor of Chemical Engineering Wayne Seames recently wrote a new textbook that may revolutionize how an important chemical engineering concept is taught. Photo by Shawna Schill/UND Today.

Transformational teaching

February 6, 2018

Chemical Engineering Professor Wayne Seames on a mission for much-needed modernizing of core course