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August, 2022

MEDIA ADVISORY: Virtual Press Conference scheduled for 2 p.m. CT, TODAY, Wednesday, Aug. 31 to address University of North Dakota’s commitment to Indigenous communities regarding repatriation efforts on campus

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EMBARGOED UNIVERSITY STATEMENT DOWN PAGE — Until 2 P.M. CT, Wednesday, Aug. 31, 2022 GRAND FORKS, N.D. – University of North Dakota President Andrew Armacost; Nathan Davis, executive director of the North Dakota Indian Affairs Commission; UND Professor of Psychology Doug McDonald and Laine Lyons, both of whom are members of the UND Repatriation Committee; […]

Best in blue

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After excelling in their North Dakota police academy program, three new UND police officers stand ready to serve Three UND police officers who this summer attended a North Dakota police academy graduated at or near the top of their class. Of the 13 students who graduated from the summer session of Lake Region State College’s […]

Groundbreaking celebrates start of construction on Memorial Village

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Project will be game-changing for UND Athletics GRAND FORKS, N.D. — Dignitaries and supporters of the University of North Dakota celebrated the start of construction on Memorial Village with a groundbreaking ceremony on Thursday, Aug. 25. The building, at the site of the former Memorial Stadium grandstand, is a public/private partnership between UND and a […]

Memorial Village to hold groundbreaking Thursday, Aug. 25

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Long-standing supporters of the University of North Dakota and members of the Greater Grand Forks community are invited to a groundbreaking ceremony Thursday, Aug. 25, to celebrate the start of construction on Memorial Village, a five-story structure that will house coaching staff, athletic administration, student-athlete academic services, and feature market-rate apartments on the upper floors. […]

UND composer Michael Wittgraf receives Individual Artist Fellowship

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Michael Wittgraf, Chester Fritz Distinguished Professor of Music, was awarded an Individual Artist Fellowship by the North Dakota Council on the Arts. The Individual Artist Fellowship program recognizes established artists residing in North Dakota with a monetary award, according to the NDCA. Wittgraf and Efrain Amaya, director and conductor of the Minot Symphony Orchestra, each […]

UND School of Law welcomes Class of 2025

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GRAND FORKS, N.D. – Eighty-seven first-year law students, members of the UND School of Law Class of 2025, begin their legal education this week. Their journey began with a Convocation ceremony held Sunday evening at the Chester Fritz Auditorium with their family and friends in attendance. Eric Link, UND provost and vice president for academic […]

UND set to welcome Bird e-scooters to campus

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New personal-transportation option to provide efficient way to get around the University Editor’s note: This press release has been updated to note that the deployment of Bird e-scooters is pending a final permit approval from the city of Grand Forks. An announcement will be sent out when the permit is approved and the deployment is […]

New UND Faculty & Administrator Bus Tour to Roll Again Through North Dakota Aug. 15-17

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This year’s route winds through Carrington, Underwood, Bismarck/Mandan, Medora, Nome, Gwinner and Fargo What: 2022 New UND Faculty & Administrators Bus Tour of North Dakota Who: Tour will be led for the first time by UND President Andy Armacost and First Lady Kathy Armacost Where: Carrington, Underwood, Bismarck/Mandan, Medora, Nome (southeast of Valley City), Gwinner, […]