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The University has the capacity to help solve rural issues, said Thomasine Heitkamp, a UND Professor in the College of Nursing & Professional Disciplines,  who with grand challenge team members invited the federal representatives to campus for a UND Discovery grand challenge event earlier this week. Photo by Tyler Ingham/UND Today.

‘Speed dating’ for research

November 16, 2017

Thomasine Heitkamp heads up event helping feds and researchers address rural health and social issues

A resident of Round Rock, Texas – a suburb of Austin – Fallon Jefferson is a distance student of UND’s Advanced Public Health Nurse master’s program, completing the second semester of her three-semester practicum.    Has been putting her education to practice in Texas hurricane shelters.

In the eye of the storm

October 5, 2017

UND online master’s student brings advanced nursing expertise to the front lines at Texas hurricane shelters

Maureen Atake is hooded on August 4 after earning her Doctorate of Nursing Practice (DNP). Atake was was born in Nigeria and came to the U.S. in 1998. Photo by Tyler Ingham.

Parting ‘shots’

August 8, 2017

UND Doctor of Nursing Practice grad researches vaccination rates in urban Somali communities

Tracy Charboneau (left) and Challsey Scallon, UND College of Nursing & Professional Discipline alumnae and veterans of the Recruitment and Retention of American Indians into Nursing program, or RAIN for short, recently pulled off a big idea when they cut the ribbon on a brand new $1.2 million wellness center  dedicated to helping those on teh Spirit Lake Sioux reservation stricken with Type I and II diabetes. Photo by Jackie Lorentz.

Home-grown health

April 20, 2017

UND Nursing and RAIN program alums renovate former school bus garage into diabetes wellness center on Spirit Lake reservation

UND School of Medicine & Health Sciences' students are given technical instructionon the state-of-the-art  "da Vinci Surgical Robot" recently.  One way SMHS faculty researchers teach students is by ringing knowledge and cutting-edge technology into the classroom.  Photo by Tyler Ingahm.

Health education: Another budget dilemma

April 13, 2017

Proposed federal cuts could impact UND’s ability to prepare allied health professionals for service in North Dakota

UND Nurse Anesthesia Program

Tradition of leadership

March 21, 2017

UND’s Nurse Anesthesia program celebrates 30 years of excellence in supplying the healthcare workforce needs of the region

‘Difficult and chaotic’

‘Difficult and chaotic’

February 14, 2017

Simulation gives UND students up close and personal view of family life below the poverty line

As part of a recent simulation hosted by the UND College of Nursing & Professional Disciplines, students were asked to assume varying family roles and maneuver the intricacies of making ends meet when there is not enough resources to go around. Photo by Tyler Ingham.

Into the poverty line

February 7, 2017

Students get crash course in what it’s like to not make ends meet in simulation designed to develop more societal empathy

Part of that success is of UND’s Recruitment/Retention of American Indians into Nursing (RAIN) program is that it’s a home away from home for its students and alums, according to Elle Hoselton (left), a RAIN alumna who, like Sonya Anderson (right), came back to UND to mentor students in the program. Photo by Jackie Lorentz.

Let it RAIN

November 22, 2016

UND program that recruits and educates majority of state’s American Indian nurses thrives with nurturing family atmosphere

Bruce Horwitz, a national expert on substance abuse screening and intervention, addresses an audience of North Dakota behavioral healthcare professionals on Monday, Nov. 14, at the Alerus Center in Grand Forks. Photo courtesy of Thomasine Heitkamp.

Making a difference

November 16, 2016

UND Nursing hosts workshop for state behavioral health professionals on reducing substance abuse in their communities

Abbey Anderson, a native of Cooperstown, N.D., currently is a student in her final year of UND’s Family Nurse Practitioner (FNP) Clinical Track distance education program.

Dedicated from a distance

November 8, 2016

UND online nursing student Abbey Anderson plows toward another degree while balancing busy work and home life

Back row (standing) from left to right: Joni Tweeten (Clinical Instructor), Hannah Hagen, Erika Jensen, Gabrielle Lipelt, Lt. Don Rasmuson (UND Police), and Samantha Johnoff. Front row from left to right: Cameron Cuthbert, Paige Melin, Kayle Julin, Ashley Bolsis, and Cheyenne Thorne. Photo by Richard Larson.

Drop in the bucket

November 3, 2016

UND Nursing students take back unused, expired meds while educating on prescription drug abuse

UND Social Work faculty members Melanie Sage, Dheeshana Jayasundara, Department Chair Carenlee Barkdull, Social Works students Bridget Hill and Bailey Kitko, and faculty member Bruce Reeves all take part in an orientation session to prepare Hill and Kitko for fieldwork opportunity in Sweden.

‘Social’ networking

September 23, 2016

UND students in the Department of Social Work find excitement and a culture of caring while conducting fieldwork in Malmö, Sweden.