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From the Dean: A major gift, a lecture, and a Wacipi

Categories: From the Dean

This has been an event-filled week – and the events will continue through the weekend! Things started off with a bang on Monday when the UND Alumni Association & Foundation (UNDAAF) announced a $6.5 million gift to UND from Sanford Health. Tiffany Lawrence, the CEO of Sanford Fargo, was present for the announcement event at […]

From the Dean: Humans and machines in medicine

Categories: From the Dean

Last week I attended the annual meeting of the Council of Deans, sponsored by the Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC). More than two-thirds of all North American medical school deans attended the meeting, and there was a general consensus that it was a quite successful meeting. Enough time was allowed for us to network […]

TLAS to offer faculty development on AI in healthcare

Categories: Education

Please join us for the next Teaching, Learning, and Scholarship (TLAS) next virtual faculty development event, “Artificial Intelligence (AI) in Healthcare,” on April 17 at 12:30 p.m. (Central). The presentation will be streamed live on Zoom and recorded. The potential of artificial intelligence (AI) to transform every aspect of our world is becoming increasingly evident. […]

From the Dean: Forever UND

Categories: From the Dean

Continuing the philanthropy theme from last week’s column, I’m currently at the winter meeting of the UND Alumni Association & Foundation (AAF) Board of Directors, along with the senior leadership teams from UND and the Foundation. We’ve been meeting since yesterday morning and the meeting is scheduled to finish late this afternoon. The major theme […]

TLAS and Library Resources to Present Faculty Development on use of Artificial Intellegence (AI)

Categories: Education, Events

There are a number of ways AI can be used – and misused – in education and in research. Please join us for our January UND SMHS TLAS virtual faculty development event: “Using AI (Artificial Intelligence) at the SMHS.” On Jan. 17, from 12:30 to 1:30 p.m. (CST), speakers Andrea Guthridge (Instructional Designer, Education Resources), […]

Reprogramming breast cancer

Categories: News, Research

UND Department of Biomedical Sciences researcher Motoki Takaku tackles the reverse engineering of cancer Given his calm voice and reserved demeanor, one might get the impression that the science he was describing was really no big deal. “We realized that in terminally differentiated cells, you can turn them back to the original embryonic stem cells,” […]

From the Dean: Reporting back from ‘Learn Serve Lead’

Categories: From the Dean

We just held our debriefing session for those of us who attended the recent Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC) annual meeting known as Learn Serve Lead. We joined over 4,500 colleagues from medical schools across the country to compare best practices and discuss common challenges. As promised in a prior column, what follows is […]

UND faculty discussion on AI in the classroom to be held in Chester Fritz Library on Oct. 9

Categories: Events

Generative AI, as seen on platforms like ChatGPT and Bard, presents challenges and opportunities that will forever change the college classroom. Please join Chester Fritz Library, the SMHS Library, and Thormodsgard Law Library on Monday, Oct. 9, at 2 p.m. as they welcome UND College of Education & Human Development faculty, including Associate Professor Virginia […]

From the Dean: Reimagining higher education

Categories: From the Dean

In my column from a few weeks ago, I mentioned that the North Dakota University System (NDUS), in conjunction with the State Board of Higher Education (SBHE), is planning to update its current strategic visioning document (called Envision 2030) to run through 2035. Envision 2035, as it is called, will be the blueprint for how […]

SMHS Library Resources announces new guide to AI

Categories: Library

Feeling overwhelmed by the sheer amount of artificial intelligence (AI) news and also pressured to at least dip your toe in? Then check out the new SMHS Library Resources AI Guide. AI seems to be everywhere, and information on it is also incredibly fluid. Librarians created this guide to be a dynamic resource for the […]