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CEHD’s Month In Review – November 2023

Categories: Events, News

November was surprisingly busy for students and faculty alike. Check out CEHD’s Month In Review.   Nov. 30: Dr. Ryan Summers and CEHD future educators used liquid nitrogen to offer stone-cold instruction to middle schoolers From banana splits (flash frozen) to splitting atoms   Nov. 30: UND Today’s story about online student Muhammad Nasir put […]

CEHD Alumni Shine as Exceptional ND Leaders

Categories: Events, News

  Last September, North Dakota Governor Doug Burgum created the Task Force for Teacher Retention and Recruitment to address the critical and ongoing teacher shortage in the state. On Tuesday, Oct. 31, Burgum released the names of the 15 appointees who will represent the education community in this initiative. The only appointee from an institute […]

CEHD Endowed Faculty Celebrated at UND Investiture Ceremony

Categories: Events, News

CEHD was proudly represented at the 2023 UND Faculty Investiture Ceremony & Celebration. The event, which honors faculty who have been awarded endowed positions, took place at the Gorecki Alumni Center. Speakers DeAnna Carlson Zink, ’86, CEO of the UND Alumni Association and Foundation, hosted the program in lieu of President Andy Armacost, who was […]

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. […]

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 […]

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 […]

Ashley Stocker

CEHD Director Expresses UND Pride for Giving Hearts Day

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Ashley Stocker

Ashley Stocker of the UND Alumni Association and Foundation takes to the airwaves to stress the importance of giving back & helping students Celebrate Giving Hearts Day by Supporting UND Students at undalumni.org/ghd Ashley Stocker. Source: My Grand Cities   Realtors Kim Efta and Courtney Barstad Logan of RE/MAX Grand are seated together on the […]

Thanks to Technology, UND Graduate Students Link Classrooms 1,800 Miles Apart

Categories: News, Student Recognition

In a kindergarten classroom near Sacramento, CA a child practices reading Goldilocks and the Three Bears aloud. Sometime later and 1,800 miles away, a room full of kindergartners in Grand Forks, ND listen carefully to a digital recording of that child’s voice retelling the story to them. This scenario, which took place multiple times last […]

Birth of a Blog / 2022 In Review

Categories: News

Welcome to The Learning Curve! Your go-to source for news and information about UND’s College of Education and Human Development   The Learning Curve is YOUR definitive resource for: News and information about education efforts at UND, in North Dakota, and beyond Upcoming events at the college as well as important events in the field […]