Press Releases

University of North Dakota's official press release archive.

Maridee Shogren named dean of College of Nursing & Professional Disciplines

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UND Vice President for Academic Affairs and Provost Eric Link has appointed Maridee Shogren as dean of the University’s College of Nursing & Professional Disciplines. Shogren, who has served the College as interim dean since February, will begin her duties on Dec. 1. “Dr. Shogren brings outstanding leadership ability, dedication and commitment to the College […]

ND PTAC adds procurement specialist, new Minot location

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MINOT, ND – The North Dakota Procurement Technical Assistance Center (ND PTAC) is proud to announce the addition of Nicolette (Nikki) Kallias as a procurement specialist. Kallias will assist clients with government contracting opportunities at the local, state and federal levels. “We are excited to expand our program to better serve businesses across the state with […]

UND to close tonight at 10 p.m. due to deteriorating weather conditions; will reopen at noon, Friday, Nov. 11

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Due to significant snowfall and blizzard conditions predicted by the National Weather Service, the University of North Dakota in Grand Forks will close tonight at 10 p.m., Wednesday, Nov. 9. Offices, including the Wellness Center and the Memorial Union, will remain closed and classes will not be held either in person or online. The University […]

UND provides first campus-wide repatriation update since Aug. 31 announcement

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Dear Members of the Campus Community, On Aug. 31, we made an announcement about the presence on UND’s campus of Indigenous skeletal remains – also known as ancestors – and sacred items. At that time, we offered our sincere apologies that these ancestors and items had not been repatriated under the federal Native American Graves […]

UND hosting 2nd Annual Cyber Awareness and Research Symposium on Oct. 28 and 31

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The University of North Dakota’s Center for Cyber Security Research, in partnership with University Information Technology, is hosting the 2nd Annual Cyber Awareness and Research Symposium on Oct. 28 and 31. This hybrid event is free and open to the public with registration. The symposium that takes place on Friday, Oct. 28, will be virtual, […]

In North Dakota, the first English translation of a Sorbian novel

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New novel from North Dakota Quarterly opens window into Sorbian literature and magical world The modern world can be only a thin veil covering a more magical past. In Jurij Koch’s novella The Cherry Tree, Sieghart, an engineer, meets a beautiful woman and her mysterious family when he finds himself stranded in the countryside on […]

Statement from the UND President on the passing of Earl Strinden

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Remembering Earl Strinden Earl Strinden epitomized both UND and the State of North Dakota. His contributions to our campus were ceaseless, and I was thrilled to speak with him shortly after I was appointed as UND’s President and quite a few times since. He was always kind and welcoming to me and Kathy in our […]

UND Special Olympics College Club receives national recognition

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UND named a National Banner Unified Champion School for first time in program history; also named Top 5 by ESPN GRAND FORKS, N.D. – The UND Special Olympics College club has received national recognition from two important sources. First, UND was named a National Banner School, the first Unified Champion School in North Dakota to […]

Public is welcome at 7th UND Piano Fest, Saturday, Oct. 22

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The University of North Dakota is hosting its seventh Piano Fest on Saturday, Oct. 22, starting at 10 a.m. in the Hughes Fine Arts Center’s Josephine Campbell Recital Hall. This all-day music showcase is free and open to the public. More information, including a full schedule of events, is available on the UND Events Calendar. […]