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Jan Orvik

North Dakota Arbor Day celebration will be held on UND campus May 11

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As the newest Tree Campus Higher Education campus in North Dakota, UND will host the 2022 state’s Arbor Day celebration at 1 p.m. Wednesday, May 11, at Hopper Danley Spiritual Center. In case of inclement weather, the ceremony will be held inside the Hopper Danley Center. Parking has been reserved at the Burtness Theatre and […]

Brian Pappas named dean of UND law school

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University of North Dakota Provost Eric Link has appointed Brian Pappas as dean of the UND School of Law after a national search. Pappas is expected to begin his new position in July. He will succeed Michael McGinniss, who previously announced his decision to step down as dean and return to the faculty. “We are thrilled […]

UND Wind Ensemble and Band concerts set for April 26 and 28; Band Pops concert will feature Grand Cities Children’s Choir and Disney Spectacular

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The University of North Dakota Wind Ensemble, which recently performed at Symphony Hall in Chicago, will play in concert April 26, and the University Band will give a Pops concert with the Grand Cities Children’s Choir April 28. Both concerts are free and open to all; they will also be live-streamed. The Wind Ensemble’s spring […]

‘Made by History’ receives award; UND’s Diana D’Amico Pawlewicz is an associate editor

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The Organization of American Historians has announced that Made by History, which is affiliated with the Washington Post, has received the Organization’s 2022 Friend of History Award, which is given annually in recognition of an institution or organization, or an individual working primarily outside college or university settings, for outstanding support of historical research, the […]

UND announces award winners for annual Founders Day celebration

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The University of North Dakota will mark its 139th anniversary at the at its annual Founders Day banquet Thursday, Feb. 17, in the Memorial Union Ballroom. A social will begin at 5:15 p.m. with music provided by the UND Red River Trio and the banquet will begin at 6 p.m. Founders Day marks the anniversary of […]

UND celebrates spiritual diversity Jan. 30-Feb. 5 during annual Interfaith Week

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UND will celebrate spiritual diversity during Interfaith Week Jan. 30-Feb. 5 with a variety of events. Interfaith Week is held each year in the spring, and is organized by student members of UND Interfaith. It originated in 2010 as a student-University-community interfaith coalition founded by Christus Rex Lutheran Center. The goal of the events are […]