The Learning Curve

News and updates from the College of Education and Human Development .

Doctorate students kick off Fall ’23 in style with Ph.D. social

Categories: Events

Students from all five of CEHD’s doctoral programs gathered at the Memorial Union on Aug. 16 to kick off the new Fall 2023 semester with a bang. Associate Dean of Research and Faculty Development Dr. Rob Stupnisky organized the event, which included refreshments and a social hour that allowed students to network and get to know […]

CEHD Students: It’s Great to Have You Back!

Categories: Events, Student Recognition

It’s Welcome Back Week at CEHD! We hope everyone had an amazing summer! Kudos to all of our new and returning students as you get ready to take on the challenge of a new semester. Whether you’re on campus or online, know that you have resources and support behind you every step of the way. You’ve […]

Nurturing STEM Conference Gives Educators Building Blocks for the Future

Categories: Events, News

On Thursday, Aug. 10, educators and education professsionals from North Dakota and Minnesota gathered at UND’s Memorial Union…to play with toys. Throughout the day, they got to play with KEVA planks, learn tabletop games, experience robotics, operate drones, and even build mini Martian rovers. Most importantly, they got to ignite a creative spark that they […]

CEHD Bids Farewell to Dean Cindy Juntunen

Categories: Events, News

On July 24, UND hosted a farewell celebration at Archives Coffee House for Dr. Cindy Juntunen, outgoing dean of the College of Education and Human Development. President Andrew Armacost, Provost Eric Link, and faculty and staff of CEHD expressed their appreciation of her leadership, support, mentoring, and guidance during her nearly three-decade tenure at UND. Dr. […]

SPROUTS blossom in GRO.UND learning gardens

Categories: Events

  In early May 2023, the GRO.UND learning gardens in Room 22 of the Education Building hosted several dozen Head Start children over two days. The children, referred to as SPROUTS, enjoyed making flowers out of construction paper. They also learned about how plants grow through instruction and song. They even got their hands dirty […]

CEHD Celebrates Excellence in Educational Research

Categories: Events, Student Recognition

The annual CEHD Research Conference featured breaking research from UND faculty and students alike On May 16, 2023, a wealth of research and collected knowledge was all assembled in one ballroom in UND’s memorial union – in poster form. The College of Education and Human Development (CEHD) hosted their annual Research Conference, a celebration of […]

FEUND Spring Open House Opens World of Possibilities

Categories: Events

On an April evening after a brutal winter, temps were finally reaching the 40s. Spring had finally begun. On the ground floor of the Education Building, students attending FEUND’s Spring Open House were glad for the reprieve. They were there for free pizza – and knowledge. “Spring Upward with Opportunities in Teacher Education” was an […]

CEHD Celebrates: Steve Fiddler Fraser

Categories: News, Student Recognition

  Kudos to UND doctoral student Steve Fiddler Fraser (Metis Nation of Saskatchewanhewan #0172) for being awarded a $4,000 scholarship through Indspire‘s Building Brighter Futures: Bursaries, Scholarships, and Awards program! The scholarship, made possible through the support of Rob and Shirley Metka Bursary, is designated for First Nations, Inuit and Métis students across Canada to […]

Take a UND Survey for a chance to win a gift card

Categories: Uncategorized

CEHD Community: The University of North Dakota invites you to complete UND’s Brand Health Survey. We are interested in what you think about UND as part of a wider project to refine how our brand is communicated to the world at large. Your input is critical in helping us better understand how UND is viewed today and how best to communicate its relevance now and in the […]

STEM in the classroom

Recruiting Rural STEM Teachers

Categories: News

STEM in the classroom

The following article appeared in the Jan. 30, 2023 edition of the News and Notes newsletter of the North Dakota Established Program to Stimulate Competitive Research (ND EPSCoR). North Dakota, along with many other states, struggles to find teachers, especially those with science, technology, engineering, or math (STEM) backgrounds. At their March 2022 meeting, the […]