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Archive for
November, 2022

UND grad walks ‘Hallways of History’ as White House invited guest

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UND alum Laine Lyons attends first White House Native American Heritage Month celebration As with most people who receive an email invitation to attend an event at the White House in Washington, D.C., Laine Lyons was at first suspicious. Lyons, a 2016 UND graduate and the director of development for the College of Arts & Sciences with […]

New book from UND’s Digital Press, ‘Sun Ra Sundays,’ celebrates mid-century musician

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As the world eagerly awaits the next episode in Marvel’s “Black Panther” film franchise and the Smithsonian prepares a massive retrospective on Afrofuturism, the visionary musician, writer, and thinker, Sun Ra enjoys growing acclaim as the grandfather of Afrofuturism. The Digital Press at the University of North Dakota is proud to announce the publication of […]

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 […]