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Wedding it forward

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M.D. program grads Allison Clapp and Chris Anderson on how their wedding turned into a scholarship endowment for UND medical students. “I think everyone gave,” reminisced Dr. Allison Clapp of the request that guests make a donation in lieu of gifts for the 2013 wedding in Fargo, N.D., of Clapp and her bridegroom, Dr. Chris […]

Giving Hearts Day is Thursday, Feb. 9

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The UND Alumni Association & Foundation needs your support to continue providing financial assistance to students for Dakota Medical Foundation’s Giving Hearts Day 2023 on Feb. 9. Students are the heart of UND, and now you have the opportunity to transform the lives of our many students. “The scholarships I’ve received have helped me reach […]

Chance encounter

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Drs. Michelle and Robert Bianco establish the Dr. Michelle K. Bianco Medical School Scholarship Endowment for UND medical students “We met in the old medical school building,” wrote Dr. Michelle Bianco of that fateful moment in 1995 when she first bumped into her future husband — in the space that is today UND’s Columbia Hall. […]

Good things in small packages

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A father-daughter pair of SMHS grads join forces on a scholarship endowment for athletic training students. It was one heckuva Christmas present. “Not only was I extremely humbled by this wonderful gift,” wrote Kristen Erredge from her Mayo Clinic office in Rochester, Minn., “but I am honored that my family chose to support athletic training.” […]

From the Dean: Gratitude

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There were three noteworthy events this week that shared a common theme – that of gratitude. UND President Armacost has been highlighting this virtue recently, and I certainly concur. The three events followed each other on Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday earlier this week. The first event was the “State of the UND Alumni Association & […]

Giving Hearts Day is Feb. 10

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For over a decade, Giving Hearts Day has been the region’s premier 24-hour giving event. The UND Alumni Association & Foundation has partnered with Dakota Medical Foundation to dedicate the day to supporting students at the University of North Dakota. In 2021, nearly 400 alumni and friends gave to UND students on Giving Hearts Day. […]

Mannuru voted inaugural clinical preceptor for the UND Preceptor Recognition Student Scholarship Program

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Dr. Devendranath “Dev” Mannuru, internal medicine clerkship director and associate program director for the UND School of Medicine & Health Sciences (SMHS) internal medicine residency, has been named the inaugural clinical preceptor for the SMHS Preceptor Recognition Student Scholarship Program. The new Preceptor Recognition Student Scholarship Program is funded by a $100,000 endowment at the UND […]

From the Dean: Our national footprint

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Two esteemed physicians associated with our renowned Indians into Medicine (INMED) program were recognized this week for their service to medicine and efforts to achieve greater social justice. Dr. Judith Kaur of the Mayo Clinic Cancer Center in Florida, and one of the first matriculants in the INMED program, was honored by the Association of […]

From the Dean: Record-breaking year

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I am delighted to report the achievement of two records that were just finalized this week. Both are related to financial contributions to UND, and both are especially noteworthy in that they were achieved despite the impact of COVID-19 during the last part of the academic year that ended June 30. The first marvelous achievement […]

Sign our Thank-A-Thon card Feb. 5!

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Students, faculty, and everyone! As part of UND Philanthropy Month, the School of Medicine & Health Science is again participating in the UND Alumni Association & Foundation’s (AAF) annual Thank-A-Thon! To celebrate, and thank all the generous donors who contribute to everything that goes on at our School, the we will provide cookies and a […]

UND Art Collections and SMHS present “School of Paris” exhibit reception Nov. 5

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UND Art Collections and the School of Medicine & Health Sciences are hosting an opening reception for a new art collection on Tuesday, Nov. 5. The “School of Paris” exhibit reception, celebrating the works of several Paris-based artists from the 1930s, will be held from 4:30 p.m. to 6 p.m. on the UND School of Medicine & Health Sciences […]