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UND Social Work Alum recognized with Indian Child Welfare Act (ICWA) Champion Award

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Congratulations to UND Social Work alum Traci Van Beek!   Traci played a meaningful role in representing the public child welfare sector in North Dakota at a grantee meeting with the Children’s Bureau in Minneapolis in June. Numerous attendees, including the grant’s federal project officer, noted her helpful and positive contributions. In recognition of her […]

Opportunities abound around the world

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In a remarkable journey spanning across continents, John Mundy, CRNA, DNP ‘00, recently shared his and his wife Arlee’s (CRNA ‘08) inspiring story as graduates of the University of North Dakota’s Nurse Anesthesia program. Originally hailing from New Zealand, John Mundy immigrated to the United States in 1991, and his connection to UND has played […]

Greetings from Nurse Anesthesia

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From Dr. James Sperle Nurse Anesthesia Program Director Like many others throughout the country, our region continues to adapt to life after COVID. The pandemic exacerbated and highlighted the growing demand and need for specialized healthcare professionals in our state and region, such as Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetists. Being a large rural state, North Dakota […]

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Jacki Lund recognized as UND Social Work Distinguished Alumni

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Jacki Lund with her award

Congratulations to Jacki Lund, recognized as this year’s Social Work Distinguished Alumni Award recipient. Jacki is an inspiration and an asset to the field of social work. She has served the Grand Forks County Human Service Zone (GFCHSZ) for 26 years. Despite now being retired, Jacki is always eager to share with various community groups […]

UND Nurse Anesthesia alum explores the political process at AANA Assembly

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Sarah Nell, DNP, APRN-CRNA Nurse Anesthesia Class of 2023, shares her perspective from the mid-year assembly. This spring, as a student registered nurse anesthetist, I was fortunate to attend the American Association of Nurse Anesthesiologists’ Mid-Year Assembly 2023. This conference is intentionally set in a place where the conversation is never ending and activism can […]

Alumni Q&A | Tammy Hoganson ’05

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Tammy Hoganson, CRNA, a 2005 graduate of the University of North Dakota’s Nurse Anesthesia Program, has been a nurse for 32 years. Tammy Hoganson has been a CRNA since 2005 and took over as the Director of Anesthesia Services at Sanford-Fargo in 2021, where she currently manages over 90+ CRNAs. Her department has 50+ operating […]

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Thank you to our supporters

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We want to thank those alumni and friends who have given back to the University of North Dakota Nurse Anesthesia Program. Please know your gift will actively be utilized to improve our program and the students who graduate from this program. We are confident that we graduate highly qualified & skilled Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetists. […]

Nutrition | It’s very much a global conversation

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“Nutrition is really something that affects everyone. It’s very much a global conversation.” Brendan Kesler, a recent Master of Science in Nutrition alum, shares his experience with the Nutrition & Dietetics program at the University of North Dakota. UND graduates provide leadership and solutions for challenging nutrition problems.  Learn More

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Field Work: The capstone of UND’s Social Work education

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Field Education is the capstone of a social work education at the University of North Dakota. It provides an exciting opportunity to integrate what students have learned in the classroom into social work practice at both the generalist and advanced generalist levels. UND partners with numerous regional field agency sites to provide student fieldwork experiences. A […]