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From Acrobat to Advocate: UND grad Innovates Nutrition Education Through Social Media

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aerialist tasha cahill

For UND alum Tasha Cahill, changing children’s nutrition education means crafting captivating social media content. With a background in professional writing, early childhood education, and even aerial acrobatics, Tasha Cahill, a new UND Master of Nutrition Science graduate, brings a unique perspective to the field of nutrition. Her nutrition journey was sparked by a curiosity […]

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Nurturing the Roots of Nursing: Insights on Professional Identity in Nursing

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In the dynamic world of nursing, establishing a robust professional identity is not just a theoretical concept; it’s a cornerstone of effective practice and holistic patient care. Speaking to a group of students at the UND Sigma Theta Tau Honor Society Induction Ceremony, Dr. Rhoda Owens underscored the role of Professional Identity in shaping the […]

Students at poster

Health, wellness take spotlight at CNPD Research & Scholarship Day

Categories: News, Research

Students at poster

by Walter Criswell for UND Today   Presentations and awards highlight College of Nursing & Professional Disciplines’ annual research showcase More than 80 students presented at the annual event representing multiple disciplines across the college. Photo by Walter Criswell/UND Today. The College of Nursing & Professional Disciplines recently hosted its annual Research & Scholarship Day in the Memorial […]

Celebrating the Heart of Student Success: Honoring Our 2023-2024 Nutrition & Dietetics Preceptors

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N&D would like to thank the preceptors who supported students through the 2023-2024 academic year.  Your contributions are valued, and we cannot thank you enough! Wenberg Preceptor Awards The Department of Nutrition & Dietetics (N&D) offers the Wenberg Preceptor Award that supports professional development for N&D preceptors and recognizes preceptor efforts.  This year’s recipients are […]

CNPD Research News: May 2024

Categories: News, Research

The CNPD is listing publications & presentations for 2023-2024 on our website. This submission form is available to make submissions for publications, presentations, social media, and other media items. CNPD Community News CNPD Research and Scholarship Day Thank you to everyone who participated or attended! You were part of making the day a success! All […]

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Spotlight on Excellence: Awards announced during CNPD Research & Scholarship Day

Categories: Research

faculty awards

The College of Nursing & Professional Disciplines hosted its annual CNPD Research & Scholarship Day on May 1st, 2024. Undergraduate students, graduate students, and faculty from the College of Nursing & Professional Disciplines presented their research, at any stage, and other scholarly activities in the areas of Social Work, Nursing, and Nutrition & Dietetics. Faculty […]

What you eat could alter your unborn children and grandchildren’s genes and health outcomes

Categories: News, Research

How your diet could alter your unborn children’s genes When you pass up a bag of chips, ‘keep in mind: It’s not just for you, but for the generations to come,’ UND’s Nathaniel Johnson and others write in The Conversation Image via Flickr by Andrew Seaman. Editor’s note: On April 23, The Conversation published an article that was […]

Green living for a healthier community

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April 25, 2024 by Walter Criswell for UND TODAY ‘Earth Day Fair: Green Eating for a Green Planet’ shows importance of food sustainability, fostering a healthier planet Following the event at the Education Building, the focus moved to Archives Coffee House, where activities such as natural dye painting and compost bingo took place. Photo by Walter […]

Dr Zenk and Dean Shogren

How nursing research informs nursing practice

Categories: News, RAIN, Research

Dr Zenk and Dean Shogren

April 23, 2024 by Walter Criswell for UND TODAY Research can help improve patients’ outcomes as well as nurses’ professional lives, National Institute of Nursing Research director says at UND Shannon Zenk, director of the National Institute of Nursing Research, sat down for a freside chat with College of Nursing & Professional Disciplines dean Maridee Shogren […]

Andy Armacost announces gift

UND announces $6.5 million gift from Sanford Health

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Andy Armacost announces gift

April 16, 2024 by UND Today Published in: Alumni Association & Foundation, armacost, Learning Gift will be used to fund scholarships, complete additions to Fritz Pollard Jr. Athletic Center UND President Andrew Armacost discusses the impact that a $6.5 million gift from Sanford Health will have on the campus community. Photo by Mike Hess/UND Today. Campus leaders were on […]